Rupee weakens as shares fall; lower Asians

The rupee dropped early on Monday tracking losses in other regional peers and weighed by the fall in domestic shares which fell more than 1 percent early and raised concerns about capital outflows.

Asian emerging markets lead yet fragile global recovery: IMF

Led by emerging market economies, especially in Asia, the global economy is recovering faster than previously expected, but growth is still dependent in most advanced economies on government stimulus measures, the IMF has said.

Asian markets mixed; Nikkei hits 6-week high

Asian markets were mixed on Monday, with a weaker yen lifting Japanese stocks to a six-week high, while a drop in the US unemployment rate failed to spur buying in a region that has rallied massively this year.

Dollar hits one-year low, Asia stocks at 13-month high

The dollar slid to a one-year low against a basket of currencies as market players seized on surprisingly strong New Zealand economic growth data as a reason to push the kiwi dollar higher and dump the US currency.