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Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:26

Asian markets mostly rose while the dollar edged up in holiday-narrowed trade on Friday following a mixed lead from Wall Street and news of a deal between Russia and the West to ease Ukraine tensions.

Sensex, Nifty better closing levels on capital inflows

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 10:03

The broad-based Nifty of the National Stock Exchange climbed to an all-time high of 6,819.05 before settling 0.20 point up at 6,796.40, also a record closing level.

Asia braces for US jobs test, euro nurses losses

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 07:05

Asian markets settled in for a subdued session on Friday as investors counted down the hours to the US jobs report, while the euro nursed a grudge after the European Central Bank opened the door to more aggressive easing, albeit not just yet.

Asian shares climb on strong manufacturing reports

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 11:42

Asian markets enjoyed a healthy rally on Wednesday following positive manufacturing data from the United States and Europe, while Tokyo was also boosted as the dollar pushed towards the 104-yen level.

Asia shares make feeble start after Wall Street stumbles

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 05:21

Asian markets got off to a skittish start on Thursday following a late dip on Wall Street amid talk of tougher sanctions on Russia and a drop in technology stocks.

Asian markets settle after Fed scare, eye yuan slide

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 09:06

Asian markets found their footing on Friday after Wall Street shook off concerns about Federal Reserve policy, while this week`s spike in U.S. yields kept the dollar underpinned near three-week highs.

Asian markets turn cautious, puzzled on China policy moves

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 09:31

Asian market got off to a cautious start on Wednesday following a flat finish on Wall Street and as concerns over opaque policy moves in China kept investors on edge.

BSE Sensex down 62 points; hovering below 20,700

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 10:09

The National Stock Exchange index Nifty shed 13.25 points, or 0.22 percent, to 6,142.20.

Asian markets in consolidation mood before Yellen

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 10:10

Asian markets settled in for a session of consolidation on Tuesday as investors waited to hear the new head of the U.S. Federal Reserve`s outlook for the economy and policy, with most expecting a reaffirmation of the status quo.

Asian shares gain on hopes for US jobs growth

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 12:23

Asian shares regained a measure of stability on Friday, stepping further away from five-month lows after a strong rally on Wall Street and hopeful signs the upcoming U.S. payroll report could put some global growth concerns to rest.

Sensex falls from record-high on profit booking

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 10:08

Major losers were M&M (2.30 percent), Wipro (1.98 percent), Bajaj Auto (1.56 percent), ONGC (1.45 percent), TCS (1.35 percent), Tata Steel (1.13 percent) and Hindalco Ind (1.00 percent).

Sensex extends losses for third straight day, down 45 points

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 10:12

Extending losses for the third straight day, the benchmark BSE Sensex lost over 45 points in early trade Monday on sustained selling by funds and retailers, amid a weak trend in other Asian markets.