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Asia shares boosted by Wall St. rally

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Asian stock markets mostly pushed higher Wednesday, taking a lead from fresh gains in New York and Europe in response to reports that the European Central Bank would widen its stimulus program.  AP PHOTO/KOJI SASAHARA

Asian markets mostly pushed higher Wednesday, taking a lead from fresh gains in New York and Europe in response to reports that the European Central Bank would widen its stimulus program.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asia shares mixed after China growth data

A girl hooks her umbrella on another as they walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday as data showing China's economy growing at its slowest pace in five years offset another positive lead from Wall Street.  AP PHOTO/KOJI SASAHARA

Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as data showing China’s economy growing at its slowest pace in five years offset another positive lead from Wall Street.

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

Asia shares surge after Wall St. rally

People are reflected on the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Asian stock markets rose Monday, led by an almost 4 percent surge in Japan, as nerves about the outlook for the world economy steadied after big gains on Wall Street.  AP PHOTO/KOJI SASAHARA

Asian markets rallied Monday following a rise in New York at the end of last week, with Tokyo surging almost four percent thanks also to a weaker yen.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Oil prices extend gains in Asia

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Oil prices rose in Asia Monday, lifted by a surge in equities following last week’s sharp gains on Wall Street, but analysts said prices remain weighed by weak demand in an oversupplied market.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asia markets mostly rise, China inflation at 5-year low

People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Oct. 10, 2014. Asian markets rose Wednesday, Oct. 15,with bargain-hunters providing some lift after recent losses while data showing Chinese inflation at a five-year low raised hopes for fresh economy-boosting measures from Beijing.  AP PHOTO/KOJI SASAHARA

Asian markets rose Wednesday, with bargain-hunters providing some lift after recent losses while data showing Chinese inflation at a five-year low raised hopes for fresh economy-boosting measures from Beijing.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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