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Asian shares mixed, Hong Kong tumbles after protests

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Sept. 26, 2014. Asian markets were mixed Monday, Sept., 29, with Hong Kong tumbling more than two percent at one point after a weekend of unrest as pro-democracy demonstrations led to the closure of parts of the city.  AP PHOTO/KOJI SASAHARA

Asian markets were mixed Monday, with Hong Kong tumbling more than two percent at one point after a weekend of unrest as pro-democracy demonstrations led to the closure of parts of the city.

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

Asian shares mixed, dollar rallies after Wall St. surge

People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Asian stock markets were mostly Asian markets were mixed Thursday, with many indexes reversing early gains as initial cheer from a Wall Street rally was replaced by concerns US interest rates could rise sooner than expected.  AP PHOTO/KOJI SASAHARA

Asian markets were mixed Thursday, with many indexes reversing early gains as initial cheer from a Wall Street rally was replaced by concerns US interest rates could rise sooner than expected.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian shares mixed after Wall St losses

A woman walks past an electronic board of a local bank showing the Hong Kong share index in Hong Kong Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Asian markets were mostly lower Wednesday following a fall on Wall Street, with shares of Apple's suppliers mixed as investors were left unimpressed with the US giant's latest iPhones and watch.  AP PHOTO/VINCENT YU

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday as bargain-buying was offset by the effects of a sell-off in New York and Europe in response to fresh data indicating weakness in the eurozone.

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

Asian shares mixed after China data surprises

Currency traders work near a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room of the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, on Sept. 3, 2014. Asia's markets were mixed Tuesday after a gauge of Chinese manufacturing beat expectations to show a pick-up in September, providing some respite for dealers concerned about the economic giant.  AP PHOTO/LEE JIN-MAN

Asia’s markets were mixed Tuesday after a gauge of Chinese manufacturing beat expectations to show a pick-up in September, providing some respite for dealers concerned about the economic giant.

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

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 »

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