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Indian shares followed global peers lower on Tuesday as concerns over oil price volatility, slowing global growth and speculation over the Federal Reserve raising rates further in March sent investors fleeing riskier assets. The major U.S. averages fell 1-2 percent overnight to hit their lowest levels...

Markets-111714_09Feb16.jpg Asian shares slumped in holiday-thinned trade on Tuesday after U.S. and European markets fell sharply overnight on concerns over slowing global growth and speculation over the Federal Reserve raising rates further in March. The major U.S. averages fell 1-2 percent overnight to hit their lowest levels...

Indian shares followed Asian markets lower on Tuesday after financial stocks got hammered on Wall street and in Europe overnight in the wake of disappointing earnings and concerns that banks will bear the brunt of negative interest rates. The Indian rupee opened lower at 68.13 per dollar despite positive...

Asian-Markets1_08Feb16.jpg Asian stock markets are sharply lower on Tuesday as investors turned risk averse, tracking the overnight sell-off on Wall Street and European markets amid rising concerns over slowing global economic growth and uncertainty over the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy. Many of the markets in the region remained closed for the Lunar New Year holiday.

Indian shares look set to open lower on Tuesday as investors grapple with weak global cues and positive GDP data. Giving investors another reason to stay bullish on India, advanced estimates released after market hours on Monday showed that India's GDP grew by 7.3 percent in the three months to December....

The Japanese stock market is down with sharp losses on Tuesday, following the weak cues overnight from Wall Street and European markets. Additionally, a stronger yen dragged down exporters' stocks. In late-morning trades, the benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is losing 722.17 points or 4.25 percent to 16,282.13,...

The Thai stock market picked up just a single point of Monday - but that was enough to extend its winning streak to four sessions, advancing more than 25 points or 1.9 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand remains just above the 1,305-point plateau, although the market is looking at a...

Ahead of Monday's holiday for the Lunar New Year, the Indonesia stock market had finished higher in three straight sessions, advancing more than 200 points or 4.5 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just beneath the 4,800-point plateau, although investors figure to cash in gains...

The Australian stock market is notably lower on Tuesday following the overnight sell-off on Wall Street amid worries about global economic growth prospects. In late-morning trades, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 Index is losing 117.00 points or 2.35 percent to 4,858.40, off a low of 4,847.20 earlier. The...

Indian shares succumbed to a late sell-off on Monday after oil gave up early gains, European markets plunged deep into the red and U.S. stock futures pointed to another downbeat session on Wall Street as investors ponder future rate increases. The rupee traded down 27 paise at 67.91 in the afternoon...

stock-market-9_08Feb16.jpg Asian shares closed flat to higher on Monday even as many markets across the region, including China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan, remained closed for the Lunar New Year holidays. The New Zealand market was closed in observance of Waitangi Day. Markets...

Indian shares opened on a flat note on Monday amid lack of directional cues from other Asian markets. The benchmark BSE Sensex was down 30 points or 0.12 percent at 24,587 in early trade while the Nifty index was down 7 points or 0.10 percent at 7,482. The rupee fell by 21 paise to 67.85 per dollar...

Asianmarkets-112014_07Feb16.jpg Most of the Asian stock markets are closed on Monday for the Lunar New Year holiday. Among the few markets that are open, the Australian and Japanese markets have pared their initial losses. Both the markets opened lower following the negative lead from Wall Street on disappointing U.S. employment data for the month of January as well as the tumble in crude oil prices.

Indian shares are seen opening a tad lower after steep losses on Wall Street Friday. Japan's Nikkei index was down 0.2 percent after falling as much as 1.5 percent in early trade and Australia's All Ordinaries index was moving down 0.3 percent, while major markets elsewhere in China, Hong Kong, South...

The Japanese stock market is marginally lower on Monday, paring most of its initial losses. The negative lead from Wall Street following weaker than expected U.S. jobs data and the tumble in crude oil prices weighed on investor sentiment. In late-morning trades, the benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is declining...

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