Asian Stock Markets Turn Higher, Yen Rises - Yahoo News

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THE QUOTE: "While conditions in the U.S. look rosy, the same can't be said of the euro region, after a weak spate of PMI reports came out of Europe," said Desmond Chua, a market analyst at CMC Markets. He said investors could expect that the impending election .. [read more] in Japan to result in more support for its economy. WALL STREET: U.S. stocks rebounded Thursday with the Dow Jones external link industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index setting record highs. The S&P 500 index rose 0.2 percent to 2,052.75. The Dow gained 0.2 percent to 17,719. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite added 0.6 percent to 4,701.87. ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. More: