Asian shares muted, currencies in well-worn ranges

Asian shares were subdued on Tuesday while major currencies kept to recent snug ranges after a surprisingly soft reading on euro zone manufacturing took the shine off better data from China, Japan and the United States.

Nikkei leads gains in Asian shares after solid U.S. data

Nikkei led Asian shares higher on Tuesday, supported by solid U.S. and Chinese manufacturing data, while the euro dragged its feet near a 3 1/2-month low on expectations of fresh monetary easing by the European Central Bank.

Asian shares waver, euro steady but ECB talk weighs

Asian stocks eased slightly in a timid session on Tuesday, while the euro steadied but remained vulnerable after overnight comments from the European Central Bank.

Global shares jump, yields and dollar fall as Fed stuns

With US stocks at a fresh record high, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan jumped 0.9 percent to its highest in almost four months.

World stock markets plunge after Obama’s win

The S&P 500 closed below the key 1,400 level for the first time since Aug. 30, while the Dow ended under 13,000 for the first time since Aug. 2.

Asia stocks muted amid mixed economic signs

Asian stock markets made only limited headway Friday as traders weighed positive US company earnings and home sales against growing signs of recession in Europe.

Indian bourses less affected than Asian, European markets: Govt

The government Tuesday said Indian stock market is less affected compared to some of the major Asian and European markets on account of developments in the US and the Eurozone region.

Rupee hits over 15-month high; shares gain boosts

The rupee rose to its strongest level in more than 15 months on Monday following broad weakness in the U.S. dollar after disappointing jobs data and helped by early gains in shares, which raised hopes for more foreign inflows.