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  • Asian Shares Cautiously Push Higher

    Asian Shares Cautiously Push Higher

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned a "full-scale war" was imminent if Russian troops continued to advance in support of pro-Moscow rebels, while US and European leaders threatened Moscow with further sanctions.

  • US Banking Group Says Unaware of Any 'Significant' Cyber Attack

    US Banking Group Says Unaware of Any 'Significant' Cyber Attack

    An influential U.S. financial services industry group that shares information about cyber threats has said it is unaware of any "significant" cyber attacks, downplaying concerns about possible breaches at JPMorgan Chase & Co and other banks.

  • Asia Shares Higher as S&P 500 Breaks Record

    Asia Shares Higher as S&P 500 Breaks Record

    The positive US figures helped the dollar consolidate against the yen at a seven-month high, while it was at an 11-month peak against the euro following disappointing German data.

  • Asian Shares Firm, Euro Languishes on ECB Easing Hopes

    Asian Shares Firm, Euro Languishes on ECB Easing Hopes

    The euro slipped to a one-year low against the dollar as comments from ECB chief Mario Draghi late last week that the central bank was prepared to respond with all its "available" tools resonated in the market.

  • Tokyo Shares Open 0.40% Higher

    Tokyo Shares Open 0.40% Higher

    The dollar firmed after Janet Yellen said Friday at the Jackson Hole conference that the general trends of the US economy fell on the side of too much slack, rather than being tight enough to spur inflation.

  • Asian Shares Hitch a Ride on Wall Street's Record

    Asian Shares Hitch a Ride on Wall Street's Record

    US home resales rose to a 10-month high in July, factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region hit its highest level since March 2011 in August, and a gauge of future economic activity grew solidly last month.

  • Asian Shares, Dollar Spike on Fed Minutes; China Data Awaited

    Asian Shares, Dollar Spike on Fed Minutes; China Data Awaited

    The drop in the yen was taken as positive for Japanese exports and corporate earnings, giving a boost to stocks. The Topix added 0.4 per cent, while the Nikkei gained 0.5 per cent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was all bu...

  • Asian Stocks Steady on Strong US Data, Dollar Holds Gains

    Asian Stocks Steady on Strong US Data, Dollar Holds Gains

    Asian stocks were steady on Wednesday after strong US housing data lifted Wall Street shares, helping nudge Treasury yields higher and keeping the dollar well bid against the euro and yen.

  • Tokyo Stocks Open Flat

    Tokyo Stocks Open Flat

    US shares rebounded late Friday to end mixed after an early bout of selling on news that Ukraine had shelled Russian armoured vehicles after they entered its territory.

  • Hindalco, Tata Steel, Cipla in Focus Today

    Hindalco, Tata Steel, Cipla in Focus Today

    The Nifty opened higher on Thursday tracking positive US markets and Asian markets. Foreign investors increased their buying momentum in Indian shares as they bought shares worth Rs 718 crore on Wednesday in cash segment. Crude oil which continues to...

  • Asian Shares, Bonds Rally as Investors Bank on Endless Stimulus

    Asian Shares, Bonds Rally as Investors Bank on Endless Stimulus

    An economic contraction in Japan, a shock fall in Chinese loans, a surprisingly dovish turn by the Bank of England and a sluggish reading on US retail sales all combined to make any tightening in policy seem a very distant prospect.

  • Wall Street Rallies, Led by Biotechs; Retailers Weak

    Wall Street Rallies, Led by Biotechs; Retailers Weak

    US stocks ended higher on Wednesday as surging biotech shares helped investors shrug off disappointing retail sales data.

  • HPCL, Tata Motors, IDBI Bank in Focus Today

    HPCL, Tata Motors, IDBI Bank in Focus Today

    The Nifty opened higher on Monday tracking higher opening in the Asian markets and a positive close in the US market on Friday. Nifty futures trading on Singapore Stock Exchange was also up 50 points as of 8.15 a.m.. Foreign investors sold shares wor...

  • Tokyo Stocks Open Up 1.53%

    Tokyo Stocks Open Up 1.53%

    On Friday Wall Street stocks pushed higher, despite US air strikes in Iraq as investors ramped up buying in a market that some analysts said had been oversold.

  • World Shares, Dollar Tumble as US Authorises Air Strikes in Iraq

    World Shares, Dollar Tumble as US Authorises Air Strikes in Iraq

    It came as fighting also resumed in Gaza between Palestinian militants and Israel and with NATO's calls for Russia to "step back from the brink" of war in Ukraine still ringing in ears of volatile markets.

  • Asian Shares Tumble as Obama Authorises Air Strikes in Iraq

    Asian Shares Tumble as Obama Authorises Air Strikes in Iraq

    Asian shares tumbled on Friday as investors sought out safe-haven assets on growing fears that conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East could sap global growth, extending losses after US President Obama authorized air strikes in Iraq.

  • Asian Shares Skid as Obama Confirms Air Strikes on Iraq

    Asian Shares Skid as Obama Confirms Air Strikes on Iraq

    Obama said in an address that he authorized targeted strikes to protect the besieged Yazidi minority and US personnel in Iraq, after the Iraqi government requested help.

  • Wall Street Falls on Earnings; Data Caps Decline

    Wall Street Falls on Earnings; Data Caps Decline

    US stocks fell on Tuesday, weighed by earnings such as Target's and a drop in energy shares, but indices cut losses after strong US data offset a weak reading in China's services sector.

  • Asia Stocks Steady After Wall Street Rally, Dollar Off Peaks

    Asia Stocks Steady After Wall Street Rally, Dollar Off Peaks

    US stocks rallied on Monday, lifted by Portugal's decision to rescue Banco Espirito Santo BES.LS and earnings from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.

  • Asian Shares on Defensive, Dollar Nurses Losses

    Asian Shares on Defensive, Dollar Nurses Losses

    Fears of further declines on Wall Street kept Asian shares mostly on the defensive on Monday, with concerns over geopolitical tensions eclipsing US data that argued against an earlier start to the Federal Reserve's rate-tightening cycle.

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