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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Japanese stocks fell to their lowest closing level since start of the month, extending losses to a fourth straight session on Thursday, as the country's machinery orders posted an unexpected plunge in May.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Following a negative lead from the U.S. overnight, Japanese stocks extended losses on Tuesday to their lowest closing level in one week.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Japanese stocks pulled back on Monday from their highest closing level in more than five months, while the currency strengthened against the greenback.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Japanese stocks broke a three-day winning streak on Thursday, with investors eyeing the U.S. June jobs report due out later in the day.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- McDonald's Corp.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch Hong Kong stocks pull back as telecoms weaker -Laura He; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Tracking substantial losses in the U.S. overnight, Japan stocks on Wednesday logged a five-day losing streak, leading a downward regional trend.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- In an apparent effort to ease tensions in China triggered by Microsoft Corp.'s plans for massive layoffs at its Nokia unit, the U.S. company is offering a free Nokia handset to those Chinese workers who voluntarily leave their jobs, a local report said Wednesday.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch One man's meat is another man's poison, the old saying goes, and such was the case for Chinese software firms Wednesday.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- The sharp drop in China's housing prices has led to an outburst of anger among property owners, leading to violent clashes in some cases, according to local media reports Tuesday.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- The sharp drop in China's housing prices has led to an outburst of anger among property owners, leading to violent clashes in some cases, according to local media reports Tuesday.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- The sharp drop in China's housing prices has led to an outburst of anger among property owners, leading to violent clashes in some cases, according to local media reports Tuesday.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Japan stocks ended higher for an eighth day on Wednesday to cap its longest winning streak since the end of last year, thanks to an overnight advance on Wall Street and a significantly weaker currency.
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By Laura He, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Japan stocks ended higher for an eighth day on Wednesday to cap its longest winning streak since the end of last year, thanks to an overnight advance on Wall Street and a significantly weaker currency.
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2014/6/27
By Laura He and Michael Kitchen, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Japan received some mixed economic data on Friday, but stocks slid anyway, mostly due to a stronger yen.
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2014/6/26
By Laura He and Michael Kitchen, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Asian stocks advanced on Thursday after a positive lead from the U.S., with Japan rebounding from a one-week closing low.
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By Laura He and Michael Kitchen, MarketWatch HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Asian stocks ended mixed on Monday after HSBC's preliminary reading on China's manufacturing activity surprised to upside.
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2014/8/3
By Laura Saunders U.S. companies are busy buying overseas firms in deals that reduce their tax payments.
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2014/8/3
By Laura Saunders U.S. companies are busy buying overseas firms in deals that reduce their tax payments.
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2014/7/26
By Laura Saunders Some Swiss banks and other financial firms are offering to compensate U.S. clients who had undeclared accounts in the past if they confess them to the Internal Revenue Service.
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2014/7/26
By Laura Saunders Some Swiss banks and other financial firms are offering to compensate U.S. clients who had undeclared accounts in the past if they confess them to the Internal Revenue Service.
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2014/8/18
By Laura Stevens Investigators are examining tracks, equipment and human performance factors to determine why two Union Pacific Corp.
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2014/9/11
By Laurence Norman BRUSSELS--The European Union agreed Thursday to implement its new package of sanctions on Russia on Friday, six diplomats said, ending a standoff of several days over whether to push ahead with the restrictions.
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2014/9/12
By Laurence Witherington And Henry Williams Diaper wars rage around the globe as big-name brands battle for the loyalty of new moms.
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2014/7/27
By Laurie Burkitt U.S.-based meat supplier OSI Group Inc. said it would withdraw all products manufactured by its embattled Shanghai unit from the marketplace, a move to control damage that has hit fast-food companies across China, in Hong Kong and in Japan.
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By Laurie Burkitt and Colum Murphy China is using its six-year-old antimonopoly law to put foreign businesses under increasing pressure, a development that experts say will intensify as Beijing seeks greater sway over the prices paid by Chinese companies and consumers.
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By Laurie Burkitt BEIJING--McDonald's Corp.
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2014/7/3
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2014/7/1
GREENVILLE, S.C. , July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher fuel costs caused by the extreme weather conditions associated with this winter's polar vortex contributed to a slight increase in the fuel component of rates for Duke Energy Progress customers in South Carolina .
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