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Asian stocks mixed, US growth weighed by profit-taking

A man watches an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo on July 22, 2014. Asian markets were mixed Thursday, July 31, after US data showing the world's top economy grew much more than expected in the second quarter was offset by late profit-taking.  AP PHOTO/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asian markets were mixed Thursday after US data showing the world’s top economy grew much more than expected in the second quarter was offset by late profit-taking.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian stocks rise, euro hit by Russia fears

People walk past an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo on July 22, 2014. Asia's markets mostly rose Wednesday, July 30, extending a recent rally, with a weaker yen boosting Tokyo while investors await the release this week of key US data and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.  AP PHOTO/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asia’s markets mostly rose Wednesday, extending a recent rally, with a weaker yen boosting Tokyo while investors await the release this week of key US data and the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian stocks higher as earnings season starts

Men walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo on July 24, 2014. Asian markets extended their gains Tuesday following a mixed lead from Wall Street as investors await the release of key US data later in the week.  AP PHOTO/EUGENE HOSHIKO

Asian markets extended their gains Tuesday following a mixed lead from Wall Street as investors await the release of key US data later in the week.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian stocks up ahead of US jobs data

A man is reflected on an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo on July 24, 2014. Asian markets mostly rose Monday, July 28, as investors await the release of key US data at the end of the week, while Shanghai and Hong Kong surged after China approved three private banks as part of an economic reform drive.  AP

Asian markets mostly rose Monday as investors await the release of key US data at the end of the week, while Shanghai and Hong Kong surged after China approved three private banks as part of an economic reform drive.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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 »

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