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Asian shares mostly up after Fed decision

A man walks past an electronic board of a local bank showing the Hong Kong share index in Hong Kong on Sept. 10, 2014. Asian markets mostly rose Thursday, Sept. 18, while the dollar rallied after the Federal Reserve stuck to its timetable on hiking interest rates but indicated they could rise more sharply than initially envisaged.  AP PHOTO/VINCENT YU

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday while the dollar rallied after the Federal Reserve stuck to its timetable on hiking interest rates but indicated they could rise more sharply than initially envisaged.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asia’s billionaires see fastest wealth growth–report

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Asia’s billionaires led by Chinese tycoons enjoyed the fastest increase in their wealth this year compared to their peers in the rest of the world, a report said Wednesday.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian shares mostly up on China bank report

A woman walks past an electronic board of a local bank showing the Hong Kong share index in Hong Kong on Sept. 10, 2014. Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday, Sept. 17, with Hong Kong and Shanghai boosted by a report that China's central bank had pumped $81 billion into the country's five biggest lenders, while traders also awaited a US Federal Reserve policy decision.  AP PHOTO/VINCENT YU

Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday, with Hong Kong and Shanghai boosted by a report that China’s central bank had pumped $81 billion into the country’s five biggest lenders, while traders also awaited a US Federal Reserve policy decision.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Dollar holds firm ahead of US Federal Reserve meeting

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The dollar held its own against other currencies in Asia on Wednesday as investors wait for the outcome of a US Federal Reserve meeting later in the day.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian shares slip ahead of US Fed decision

A currency trader watches the computer screens at the foreign exchange dealing room of the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, on Sept. 3, 2014. Asian bourses mostly slipped Tuesday, Sept. 16, before the US Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting, and as lingering concerns over Chinese and US economic data weighed on global markets.  AP PHOTO/LEE JIN-MAN

Asian bourses mostly slipped Tuesday before the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting, and as lingering concerns over Chinese and US economic data weighed on global markets.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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