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Asian shares mixed after Wall St rally

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:10

Asian shares were mixed Thursday after the Dow on Wall Street ticked up another record high in response to strong earnings and a positive outlook on the US economy by the Federal Reserve.

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.

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.

Asian shares score three-year high on economic optimism

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:50

Asian stocks scored a three-year peak on Wednesday in the wake of upbeat global economic data that whetted risk appetites and helped Wall Street taste all-time highs.

Asian shares off to cautious start, dollar soft

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:00

Asian shares were off to a cautious start near a three-year high on Tuesday while the U.S. dollar was listless as investors took new bets that U.S. monetary policy will stay loose for some time.

Asian shares slip, global bond yields down on growth concerns

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 11:46

Asian shares were mostly in the red on Friday, weighed down by a weak performance on Wall Street and doubts about the strength of the U.S. economy, which pushed bonds higher.

Asia shares shaky, global bond yields down

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 08:56

Asian shares got off to a tentative start on Friday after a weak performance on Wall Street, and global bond yields dropped on creeping doubts on the strength of the U.S. economic recovery.

Asian shares gain as global bond yields decline

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 08:53

A shockingly poor reading on the U.S. economy for the first quarter also pressured the dollar while giving a lift to most commodities and resource-related currencies.

Sensex edges lower a day ahead of June derivatives expiry

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:31

The BSE Sensex is down 0.04 percent, while the Nifty is lower 0.06 percent as caution ahead of the expiry of June derivatives on Thursday and concerns around Iraq cancel out the impact of buying by foreign investors

Asian shares wilt, oil prices rise on Iraq fears

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 08:56

Asian shares were on the back foot early on Wednesday, taking their cue from Wall Street as the deepening crisis in Iraq and a report that the U.S. could be loosening restrictions on crude exports triggered a rally in oil prices.

Gloomy French data hits European shares, Iraq keeps oil high

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 18:03

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi suggested in a weekend interview that interest rates would stay low at least until the end of 2016.