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Markets tumble again; Sensex tanks 300 pts, Nifty falls 99 pts

Markets tumble again; Sensex tanks 300 pts, Nifty falls 99 pts

The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 33,747, down 300 points while the broader Nifty50 index settled at 10,359, down 99 points.

Mar 05, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
India factory activity barely grows in October as GST stings

India factory activity barely grows in October as GST stings

The Nikkei Manufacturing Purchasing Managers` Index, compiled by IHS Markit, fell to 50.3 last month from September`s 51.2, marking its third month above the 50-point threshold that separates growth from contraction.

Nov 01, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Asian shares edge higher, Fed chief speculation tempers appetite

The dollar buckled and US bond yields dipped after a report that President Donald Trump was leaning towards Jerome Powell as the next chair of the Federal Reserve.

Oct 20, 2017, 07:38 AM IST
Asia shares hit 10-year high on Irma, North Korea relief

Asia shares hit 10-year high on Irma, North Korea relief

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2 percent to its highest level since late 2007.

Sep 12, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Asia shares near two-year high as US hi-tech rebound boosts mood

Japan`s Nikkei rose more than 1 percent to a near two-year high on Tuesday, encouraged by rebound in U.S. hi-tech shares as investors bet on solid growth in the economy and corporate profits globally.

Jun 20, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
Japan's Fujitsu eyeing PC merger with China's Lenovo

Japan's Fujitsu eyeing PC merger with China's Lenovo

Shares in Japanese IT giant Fujitsu soared on Thursday on news it is considering merging its struggling personal computer division with China's Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker.

Oct 06, 2016, 17:03 PM IST
Sensex tanks 374 points after investors turn to US Presidential debate

Sensex tanks 374 points after investors turn to US Presidential debate

Equities started the week on a distinctly weak note after the Sensex tumbled 374 points on Monday -- the most in two weeks -- tracking global sell-off ahead of the US presidential debate and an OPEC meeting due this week.

Sep 26, 2016, 17:06 PM IST

Nikkei suffers biggest decline in more than 1 month on Fed hike worries

Japanese stocks posted their biggest decline in more than a month on Monday after comments by U.S. Federal Reserve officials sparked fears of a rate hike as soon as next week, weighing on shares and other risk assets globally.

Sep 12, 2016, 12:24 PM IST
Mitsubishi Motors overstated fuel economy on eight more models - Nikkei

Mitsubishi Motors overstated fuel economy on eight more models - Nikkei

Mitsubishi Motors Corp overstated the fuel economy on eight of its vehicle models, in addition to four others the embattled Japanese automaker admitted to earlier this year, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Aug 30, 2016, 06:34 AM IST
Amazon Japan raided on suspicion of antitrust practices: Nikkei

Amazon Japan raided on suspicion of antitrust practices: Nikkei

Japan`s Fair Trade Commission has raided the office of Amazon Japan on suspicion of pressuring retailers to offer products on more favourable conditions than on rival sites, the Nikkei business daily reported on Monday.

Aug 08, 2016, 13:07 PM IST

Asian shares edge up as soft U.S. GDP cuts Fed rate hike bets

Asian shares ticked up slightly on Monday after disappointing U.S. economic growth data reduced expectations of a rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve in the next few months.

Aug 01, 2016, 08:11 AM IST

Asia markets move cautiously ahead of bank meetings

Tokyo stocks sank on a strong yen as traders await central bank meetings in Japan and the United States this week, while other Asian markets fluctuated following a negative lead from Wall Street.

Jul 26, 2016, 08:42 AM IST

Asian markets sink as stimulus hopes rolled back

Asian markets fell Friday, tracking the Dow on Wall Street`s first loss in six sessions, with traders left disappointed by comments from central banks in Japan and Europe that caused them to roll b

Jul 22, 2016, 08:36 AM IST
Asian markets slip as post-Brexit rally fades

Asian markets slip as post-Brexit rally fades

Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday as a week-long rally finally came to an end with traders cashing in profits and awaiting developments in Britain`s preparation to leave the European Union after last month`s exit vote.

Jul 05, 2016, 08:37 AM IST
Asian markets extend gains on Brexit stimulus bets

Asian markets extend gains on Brexit stimulus bets

Asian markets rose for a second day Wednesday on hopes that authorities will unveil fresh stimulus to counter the effects of Britain`s shock vote to leave the European Union.

Jun 29, 2016, 08:30 AM IST
Asian markets sink after US, Europe extend Brexit losses

Asian markets sink after US, Europe extend Brexit losses

Asian stock markets resumed their losses Tuesday morning, extending another sharp sell-off in Europe and New York that was fuelled by Britain`s shock decision to tear itself away from the EU.

Jun 28, 2016, 09:12 AM IST
US President Barack Obama to visit Hiroshima in late May: Report

US President Barack Obama to visit Hiroshima in late May: Report

Hiroshima bombing survivors, and other residents, have said they hope for progress in ridding the world of nuclear weapons, rather than an apology.

Apr 22, 2016, 12:25 PM IST
Tokyo stocks drop to lowest since 2014 on global recession fears

Tokyo stocks drop to lowest since 2014 on global recession fears

Japanese stocks again dropped Wednesday to their lowest level since late 2014, as fears of a global recession hammered investor confidence ahead of testimony by the head of the US central bank.

Feb 10, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

Toshiba closes at more than 36-year low as Tokyo shares fall

Toshiba shares dived to a more than 36-year low on Friday after the scandal-hit firm widened its annual loss forecast to a whopping USD 6.0 billion, while a strong yen dragged the Nikkei into the red.

Feb 05, 2016, 15:11 PM IST
Asia shares hit 3-1/2-year lows as oil resumes fall

Asia shares hit 3-1/2-year lows as oil resumes fall

Asian stocks surrendered earlier gains to hit 3-1/2-year lows on Friday as renewed pressure on oil prices and disappointing Chinese data kept investors on edge.

Jan 15, 2016, 10:05 AM IST