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Asia stocks edge up as risk aversion wanes, euro languishes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 09:09

The weaker euro dovetailed nicely with expectations for the European Central Bank to ease policy further with a gradual widening of interest rate differentials favouring the U.S. over Europe seen unfolding.

World stocks hit by news of Ukraine air tragedy

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 09:16

Asian markets took a hit Friday after a Malaysia Airlines jet came down in battle-wracked Ukraine, sparking geopolitical tensions and sending Wall Street tumbling as the US claimed it had been shot down.

Asian shares rally following Wall Street gains

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 08:51

Tokyo rose 0.78 percent by lunch, Sydney was 0.10 percent higher, Hong Kong added 0.45 percent, Shanghai was flat and Seoul put on 0.78 percent.

Asian shares nudge higher, oil nurses losses

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 08:44

Brent crude oil was a cent firmer at $106.67 a barrel and just off a three month-trough of $106.27. U.S. crude added 2 cents to $100.85 per barrel.

Sensex recovers 75 points ahead of Budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:05

Tracking a firming global trend, the benchmark BSE Sensex Thursday rose by nearly 75 points in early trade ahead of the Union Budget 2014-15.

Fed relief lifts Asian stocks, dents dollar

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:06

Asian stocks rose and the dollar dipped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it was in no rush to end quantitative easing and begin raising interest rates.

Asia stocks rise on Fed relief, dollar dips

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 06:12

Asian equities rose and the dollar dipped on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve indicated that it was not in a rush to end quantitative easing and begin hiking rates.

Nikkei drops to 1-1/2-week low on strong yen: China data

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 12:08

Japan`s Nikkei share average fell to a 1-1/2-week low on Wednesday as the stronger yen hurt exporters, while cooler-than-expected China inflation data also soured sentiment.

Asian stocks extend drop after cool China price data

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:08

Asian stocks extended losses to a one-week low on Wednesday after China`s consumer inflation cooled slightly more than expected in June, pointing to lingering weakness in the economy.

Tokyo stocks open down 0.49%

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 05:51

Tokyo stocks opened 0.49 percent lower on Tuesday after a setback on Wall Street and the dollar`s fall against the yen.

Asian shares off to slow start, investors look to earnings

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 11:28

Asian stock markets got off to a slow start on Monday after a U.S. market holiday but held near three-year highs on optimism about the U.S. economy, with investors now shifting their focus to corporate earnings.

Asian stocks hit three-year peak on upbeat US data

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:33

Asian shares rose to a three-year peak on Friday and the dollar held near its overnight highs after U.S. jobs data which showed the lowest unemployment rate in six years and underscored the strength of the economic recovery.