Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:50
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday despite new data showing that China`s manufacturing activity hit a seven-month high in October, adding to evidence the world`s second-largest economy is recovering.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 17:52
Asian markets fell in holiday-reduced trade on Wednesday, as the Bank of Japan`s refusal to unveil any fresh stimulus measures raised concerns about central banks` role in supporting the world`s economies.
Last Updated: Friday, May 25, 2012, 09:11
Asian stocks dropped to their lowest levels of the year on Friday as the lack of a breakthrough in Europe's attempts to shake off its debt crisis and weak global growth continued to weigh on market sentiment.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 09:38
Asian stock markets rose Thursday after surging Apple shares propelled the Nasdaq to its biggest gain of the year and the US Federal Reserve predicted moderate growth for the world's No. 1 economy.
Last Updated: Friday, April 20, 2012, 08:57
Asian stock markets fell Friday as strong US company earnings failed to calm investor nerves in the face of economic reports that suggest the world's No. 1 economy is struggling to maintain its recovery.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 09:05
Asian stock markets vacillated between gains and losses Tuesday as signs of a recovering US economy were offset by fears that Spain might need an expensive financial bailout.
Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 11:12
Asian stock markets ended lower on Monday after China's inflation accelerated in March and a weak American employment report dragged on US equity futures, while a stronger yen weighed on shares of exporters in Tokyo.
Last Updated: Friday, April 06, 2012, 13:37
Asian stock markets ended mixed Friday, with Tokyo shares falling for a fourth straight day on a return of fears about European sovereign debt problems, while a firmer yen weighed on Japanese exporters.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 04, 2012, 09:35
Asian stock markets on Wednesday followed Wall Street into negative territory after the Federal Reserve voiced concern about US job growth but appeared to refrain from taking steps to prop up the economy.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 14:59
Asian stock markets ended mostly lower Wednesday, with the Shanghai benchmark suffering this year's worst percentage loss so far, led by mining and metal stocks.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 09:27
Asian stock markets were muted Thursday after mixed US housing data and a subdued day on Wall Street kept investors on the sidelines.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 10:14
Asian stock markets rose Tuesday, shaking off a mixed day on Wall Street and slowing growth in China as investors looked ahead to meetings of the US Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan.
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