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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 back their stimulus hopes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Asian shares stage patchy recovery but volatility remains high

Japan`s Nikkei rose for the first time in four days, gaining 1.4 percent, while South Korea`s Kospi edge up 0.4 percent, although MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan erased early gains.

Focus turns to The Economist after FT sale

The Economist Group could become the latest British media business to undergo a change of ownership this year as its co-owner Pearson focuses on education, bankers and industry sources said.

Nikkei going global with Financial Times takeover

Japanese media giant Nikkei said Friday its surprise acquisition of the Financial Times for USD 1.3 billion underscores its goal to be the voice of Asia on economic affairs as part of a broader Internet-driven global expansion.

Nikkei's FT buy follows years of attempting to break into English news

The Nikkei also had a years-long alliance with Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones, which came to an end in the last decade.

Japan's Nikkei buys Financial Times from Pearson in $1.3 billion deal

Japanese media group Nikkei on Thursday agreed to buy the Financial Times from Britain`s Pearson in a $1.3 billion deal that brings together two leading financial news organisations from Europe and Asia.

Tokyo's Nikkei stock index closes at 18-year high

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 0.28 percent, or 58.61 points, to 20,868.03, its highest finish since December 1996.