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Asian shares lower, Tokyo hurt by rising yen

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A man walks past an electric stock price indicator in Tokyo, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Asian shares mostly fell Wednesday on profit-taking after recent gains, with Tokyo suffering heavy losses as the yen rebounded strongly following weeks of steep declines. AP/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asian shares mostly fell Wednesday on profit-taking after recent gains, with Tokyo suffering heavy losses as the yen rebounded strongly following weeks of steep declines.

Posted: January 16th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Asian stocks mixed, Tokyo hits 32-month high

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A man walks by a screen showing the foreign currency exchange rates in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Most Asian markets surrendered early gains.  AP PHOTO/LEE JIN-MAN

HONG KONG—Asian shares were mixed Tuesday on a lack of direction from Wall Street, but Tokyo hit a 32-month high on hopes for new central bank easing despite giving up early gains as the yen rebounded.   Some bourses advanced early in the session on reassurances from Fed chief Ben Bernanke that quantitative easing was [...]

Posted: January 16th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets surge as US averts fiscal cliff

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Asian markets rose sharply on Wednesday after the US Congress backed a deal to avert a “fiscal cliff” of drastic tax rises and spending cuts in an upbeat start to the year for regional markets.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Asian shares mixed before Fed chief speech

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A man gestures in front of a securities firm's electronic stock board in Tokyo on Aug. 16, 2012. Tokyo fell 0.57 percent, or 52.10 points, to 9,033.29 Thursday, Aug. 28, 2012, as Asian stock markets were mixed as fears about the eurozone and a slowdown in China were offset by hopes the US central bank chief would this week outline steps to boost the world's biggest economy.  AP PHOTO/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asian shares were mixed Tuesday as fears about the eurozone and a slowdown in China were offset by hopes the US central bank chief would this week outline steps to boost the world’s biggest economy.

Posted: August 28th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asia markets slip in muted trade, StanChart rebounds

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Asian markets fell Wednesday despite better-than-expected US and European data, while Standard Chartered bank rebounded after settling claims it helped Iranian firms dodge US sanctions.

Posted: August 15th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets fall on weak China imports

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Asian markets fell on Tuesday, as weakening demand for imports in China provided new evidence of a slowdown in the region’s biggest economy and investors shrugged off a eurozone bid to help Spain.

Posted: July 11th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian stocks fall on US jobs data, China concerns

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An investor looks at the stock price monitor at a private securities company Monday, July 9, 2012 in Shanghai, China. Asian stocks were lower Monday while markets in Europe were steady after a disappointing U.S. jobs report stoked concern that the world's biggest economy remains mired in weak growth. AP PHOTO

Asian markets slumped on Monday after disappointing US jobs data raised fresh fears about the world’s biggest economy and amid renewed concern about China’s slowing growth.

Posted: July 10th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets mixed before ECB meeting

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Office workers walk by the electric stock index display of a securities firm in Tokyo in this file photo. Asian markets were mixed Thursday, July 5, 2012, as investors took to the sidelines following recent gains and waited for a European Central Bank meeting amid expectations of an interest rate cut.  AP PHOTO/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asian markets were mixed Thursday as investors took to the sidelines following recent gains and waited for a European Central Bank meeting amid expectations of an interest rate cut.

Posted: July 6th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets higher on Wall Street, Europe lead

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People watch the electric stock index display of a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Asian stock markets were boosted Wednesday by hopes European central bankers will buoy economic growth with new stimulus measures.  AP PHOTO/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asian markets mostly rose on Wednesday following a lead from Wall Street and Europe and amid rising hopes that central banks are poised to act to boost economic growth.

Posted: July 4th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets mixed, euro down as rally fades

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People cross a road in front of a digital display of global stock indeces at a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, July 2, 2012. Asian stock markets inched higher Monday amid continued optimism over Europe's moves to ease its debt crisis and economic malaise. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Asian markets ended mixed Monday and the euro was down as a rally sparked by last week’s surprise eurozone deal fizzled out, with weak manufacturing data from China also weighing on investors.

Posted: July 3rd, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets mixed ahead of EU summit

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Pedestrians pass an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, June 28, 2012. Good news about the US economy helped Asian stock markets rise Thursday, although lingering fears about Europe's ability to tame its debt turmoil kept gains in check.  AP PHOTO/KOJI SASAHARA

Asian markets were mixed Thursday as a positive lead from Wall Street was offset by low expectations of concrete action at a key EU summit to resolve the spiraling eurozone crisis.

Posted: June 29th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asia markets hit as euphoria fades over Spain bank deal

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A man uses his mobile phone in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Asian stock markets slid Tuesday as enthusiasm for a European plan to rescue Spain's teetering banks turned to skepticism.  AP PHOTO/ITSUO INOUYE

Asian markets mostly fell on Tuesday following losses on Wall Street as initial excitement over a multibillion-dollar bailout for Spain’s banks faded.

Posted: June 12th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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