Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 11:15
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ruled out major stimulus to fight short-term dips in growth in the world`s second-biggest economy, dashing investor hopes that the government would aggressively combat a slowdown in activity.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 17:00
Some BOJ-watchers, however, detected a note of caution in the bank`s assessment.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 13:56
A robust services sector will not stop China`s economy from slowing into the middle of the year, analysts said after modest government stimulus was seen as a signal authorities want to steady growth to keep their reform drive on track.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 10:17
Gold rose 0.1 percent to USD 1,290.91 an ounce Thursday, after gaining 0.8 percent on Wednesday, the metal`s biggest one-day jump in nearly three weeks.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 10:58
Gold hit a fresh seven-week low on Tuesday, after posting its first monthly drop of the year.
Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 11:49
Asian stocks edged higher in a cautious start to the week on Monday, with investors holding out hope that China would take steps to stimulate its economy.
Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 08:36
The benchmark Nikkei advanced to 14,839.54 at the opening, its highest level since March 13, and was last traded at 14,808.35, 0.8 percent higher on the day.
Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 08:53
The euro was wallowing near three-week lows in Asia on Friday as speculation intensified that the European Central Bank might ease policy further, while similar hopes of stimulus in China gave a fillip to Asian shares.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 10:41
MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.8 percent to its highest level since March 11 while Japan`s Nikkei ticked up 0.1 percent.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 11:17
Gold price added USD 4.43 to USD 1,313.55 an ounce, off Monday`s trough of USD 1,307.54, its weakest since February 20.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 09:59
Cash gold hit a low of USD 1,325.34 an ounce, the weakest since February 28, and stood at USD 1,328.84 by 0012 GMT, down USD 2.00.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 08:37
The Federal Reserve cut back its stimulus program by another $10 billion Wednesday despite the recent US economic slowdown, which it blamed "in part" on severe winter weather.
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