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Asia stocks edge up as risk aversion wanes, euro languishes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 09:09

The weaker euro dovetailed nicely with expectations for the European Central Bank to ease policy further with a gradual widening of interest rate differentials favouring the U.S. over Europe seen unfolding.

Fed relief lifts Asian stocks, dents dollar

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:06

Asian stocks rose and the dollar dipped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it was in no rush to end quantitative easing and begin raising interest rates.

Asian stocks hit three-year peak on upbeat US data

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:33

Asian shares rose to a three-year peak on Friday and the dollar held near its overnight highs after U.S. jobs data which showed the lowest unemployment rate in six years and underscored the strength of the economic recovery.

Asian stocks, dollar rise on upbeat US jobs data

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 07:47

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent in early trade, close to this week`s three-year highs, while Japan`s Nikkei stock average rose 0.9 percent.

Asian stocks tread water ahead of US jobs data

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 08:41

Asian stocks lingered near three-year highs on Thursday as investors waited for the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report to see if the economy is gaining momentum.

Asia shares score 3-year high on economic optimism

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 07:48

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

Asia shares climb after US Federal meeting

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 08:14

Asian markets were mixed Thursday, taking up the baton from a record-breaking Wall Street, after the Federal Reserve delivered a broadly upbeat outlook on the US economy and suggested interest rates would remain low for some time.

Sensex slides on weak Asian cues, profit-booking

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 10:07

Nifty, which had lost 107.80 points in Friday's trade, fell by 16.05 points to 7,526.05.

Hong Kong stocks end 0.25% lower

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 16:37

Hong Kong shares fell 0.25 percent on Wednesday as profit-takers moved in after a healthy two-day rally.

Euro under a cloud in Asia, stocks sit on gains

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:45

The euro came under mounting pressure on Wednesday as the European Central Bank`s embrace of negative interest rates encouraged flows out of the zone, while Asian shares consolidated near recent highs.

Nifty breaches 7,700 mark, Sensex at new high on fund inflows

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:18

The 50-issue Nifty crossed the 7,700 level for the first time by gaining 43.65 points, or 0.57 percent, to trade at an all-time high of 7,700.05, surpassing its previous intra-day high of 7,683.20 touched yesterday.

Asian stocks hit 3-year high on promising economic signs, Wall St

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 09:51

Asian stocks nudged three-year highs on Tuesday on rising optimism over global growth prospects and a record-run on Wall Street, helping lift Treasury yields and the dollar.