Quantcast
Home » byline

Asian shares rise but US fiscal concerns linger

By
Currency traders look at the computer monitors near a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), right, at the foreign exchange dealing room of the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Most of Asian markets rose Thursday on optimism a new Japanese government will stimulate its sluggish economy.  AP PHOTO/LEE JIN-MAN

Asian shares rose Thursday, with Tokyo scaling a 21-month high thanks to a weaker yen, but pessimism lingered over the prospects of a US “fiscal cliff” deal by the yearend deadline.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets lower, euro resilient on ECB hopes

By
A man gestures in front of a securities firm's electronic stock board in Tokyo on Aug. 16, 2012. Tokyo fell 0.27 percent to 9,131.74 on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in tandem with other Asian markets. AP PHOTO/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asian shares slipped Wednesday but the euro held onto recent gains amid hopes of European Central Bank action to rein in surging eurozone borrowing costs and ahead of talks on debt-ridden Greece.

Posted: August 22nd, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets higher despite eurozone uncertainty

By
A man quenches thirst as he looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo in this file photo. Tokyo's Nikkei index edged down 0.16 on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, even as most of Asian shares rose higher, shrugging off uncertainty over the eurozone debt crisis after Germany and the European Central Bank dampened hopes for action to drive down borrowing costs.  AP PHOTO/KOJI SASAHARA

Asian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday, shrugging off uncertainty over the eurozone debt crisis after Germany and the European Central Bank dampened hopes for action to drive down borrowing costs.

Posted: August 22nd, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets lower, weaker yen buoys Tokyo

By
A man gestures in front of a securities firm's electronic stock board in Tokyo on Aug. 16, 2012. Asian markets edged lower in subdued holiday trade Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, with Tokyo stocks buoyed by a weaker yen amid dimming chances of fresh stimulus measures by the US Federal Reserve.  AP PHOTO/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asian markets edged lower in subdued holiday trade Monday with Tokyo stocks buoyed by a weaker yen amid dimming chances of fresh stimulus measures by the US Federal Reserve.

Posted: August 20th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets mixed, China data gives lift

By
An investor gestures in front of the stock price monitor at a private securities company Tuesday, July 24, 2012, in Shanghai, China. Asian stock markets mostly dropped Tuesday despite a sign China's manufacturing is beginning to recover as the possibility of a credit rating downgrade for Germany added to jitters over Europe's debt turmoil.  AP PHOTO

Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday after a sell-off the previous day, with Europe’s debt woes casting a shadow but relief provided by news of Chinese manufacturing activity hitting a five-month high.

Posted: July 25th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Police cautious on divulging info on slain racer Enzo Pastor
  • Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes southeast Mexico – USGS
  • 2 soldiers killed, 6 wounded in clash with NPA in Davao del Norte
  • NBI on the verge of solving race car champ Pastor’s murder — DOJ
  • Sulu village official is suspect in roadside ambush by Abu Sayyaf
  • Sports

  • 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter fails drug test
  • Army fights off Ateneo, grabs share of V-League lead
  • V-League: Air Force turns back NU to secure No. 4
  • Miami Heat welcome Gilas Pilipinas
  • Osman, Julaton lead the charge for women’s mixed martial arts in Asia
  • Lifestyle

  • In Todd Parr’s world, it’s OK to make mistakes
  • Fashion faux pas? Nancy Binay apologizes to designer, tells bashers to ‘enjoy’
  • Lonely Londoners looking to open up to strangers
  • Fashion cops heckle Nancy Binay; Mommy Dionisia steals show
  • ‘The Home Place’ a strong debut for Carrie La Seur
  • Entertainment

  • Kris Aquino tells President Aquino: ‘Stay alive’
  • Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop
  • ‘Life goes on’ for Paolo Bediones amid circulation of alleged sex video
  • GMA-7 calls Aljur Abrenica’s complaint ‘very unfortunate’
  • First Fil-Am Hollywood talk show wraps up first season
  • Business

  • Court tells Okada group: You can’t abort deal with Century Properties
  • $1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice
  • US stocks little changed after big corporate deals
  • Gov’t back in deficit in June
  • PSEi down in thin trade
  • Technology

  • Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone
  • Customs bureau warns public vs ‘Internet love scams’
  • Sona draws cheers, jeers, indifference from netizens
  • PH Internet slowest in Asean
  • Marketers need to be in what Filipinos can’t live without
  • Opinion

  • Editorial Cartoon, July 29, 2014
  • There’s the rub
  • Still defending DAP
  • Laws long overdue
  • Tutorial
  • Global Nation

  • Palace confirms Pope Francis’ visit on Jan. 15-19
  • EU plans to double aid to PH
  • New funding for PH digital payments startup eyeing remittance market
  • SF Manilatown to hold fundraiser for ailing dance artist Labayen
  • China announces war games starting Tuesday
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement