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Asian stocks mixed while euro recovers

A board above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, Thursday, July 3, 2014. The Dow Jones industrial average topped 17,000 for the first time Thursday, the index's first big 1,000-point milestone this year, following news that hiring in the US accelerated last month.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

Asian markets were mixed Friday following another record on Wall Street, while the euro dug in against the dollar and yen after rebounding from multi-month lows.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian shares mostly up on China manufacturing data

A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Asian markets mostly rose Thursday as an index of Chinese manufacturing activity hit an 18-month high in July, boosting hopes for the world's No. 2 economy, as concerns over the Ukraine crisis eased.  AP PHOTO/EUGENE HOSHIKO

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday as an index of Chinese manufacturing activity hit an 18-month high in July, boosting hopes for the world’s No. 2 economy, as concerns over the Ukraine crisis eased.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian shares extend gains on Wall St. rally

A man watches an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday, adding to the previous day's rally, following a positive lead from Wall Street while concerns over the Ukraine air crash crisis ease.  AP PHOTO/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday, adding to the previous day’s rally, following a positive lead from Wall Street while concerns over the Ukraine air crash crisis ease.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian shares rise as Ukraine fears ease

People walk past an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Asian shares rose Tuesday as tensions over the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine eased after pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the aircraft's black boxes.  AP PHOTO/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asian markets picked up Tuesday with traders welcoming news that pro-Russian rebels had handed over the black boxes from downed flight MH17, helping to ease geopolitical concerns.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian shares mixed after MH17 losses

A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Friday, July 18, 2014. Asian markets were mixed on Monday, July 21, as bargain-hunting was offset by lingering geopolitical concerns after last week's downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine.  AP PHOTO/KOJI SASAHARA

Asian markets took a lead from Wall Street and rebounded Monday from last week’s losses that were fuelled by the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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