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The South Korea stock market has moved lower in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 40 points or 2 percent. The KOSPI now rests just above the 2,060-point plateau although it may tick higher again on Wednesday. The global forecast...

Indian shares erased early losses to end higher for the sixth straight session on Tuesday, shrugging off weak global cues. Markets recovered from the day's lows to end modestly higher as the rupee surged further and oil prices fell as much as 3 percent in European trade, adding to steep losses in...

asian-martket-down-121418_18dec18.jpg Asian stocks fell broadly on Tuesday as global growth worries persisted and investors awaited the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision. The Fed begins its two-day policy meeting later today and is expected to raise rates for a fourth time this year. However, the accompanying statement could be...

Indian shares opened lower on Tuesday, tracking weak global markets as growth worries persisted and investors braced for a 25 bps interest rate increase from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The benchmark BSE Sensex was down 144 points or 0.40 percent at 36,126 in early trade, on track to snap a five-day...

asian-market-down_17dec18.jpg Asian stock markets are in negative territory on Tuesday following the overnight sell-off on Wall Street and the fall in crude oil prices amid rising worries about slowing global economic growth. Investors remained cautious as they await key central bank monetary policy decisions due this week, with the Federal Reserve expected to raise interest rates on Wednesday.

Indian shares may open lower on Tuesday, tracking weak global markets amid heightened concerns about a slowing global economy. That said, the dollar's weakness in overseas markets and a continued drop in oil prices may help limit the potential downside. Asian stocks are broadly lower this morning...

The Thai stock market has finished lower in three straight sessions, sliding nearly 35 points or 2.1 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just above the 1,600-point plateau and it's tipped to open in the red again on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is...

The Indonesia stock market has moved lower in back-to-back trading days, retreating almost 90 points or 1.5 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just beneath the 6,090 point plateau and it's looking at another soft start again on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Japanese stock market is losing on Tuesday following the overnight sell-off on Wall Street and on a stronger safe-haven yen amid lingering worries about global economic growth. Investors remained cautious ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan's monetary policy decisions due on Wednesday...

The Hong Kong stock market has moved into the red in consecutive trading days, sliding more than 420 points or 1.6 percent in that span. The Hang Seng Index now rests just beneath the 26,090-point plateau and it's likely to extend its losses on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is...

The Australian stock market is notably lower on Tuesday with stocks falling across the board, following the overnight sell-off on Wall Street and the fall in crude oil prices amid worries about global economic growth. Investors are also cautious ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision...

The China stock market bounced higher again on Monday, one session after it had ended the three-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 45 points or 1.8 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just beneath the 2,600-point plateau although it's likely to hand back those gains on...

The Taiwan stock market ticked higher again on Monday, one session after it had ended the three-day winning streak in which it had picked up more than 200 points or 2 percent. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now rests just beneath the 9,790-point plateau although it figures to open under pressure on Tuesday. The...

The Singapore stock market turned higher again on Monday, one session after it had snapped the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 50 points or 1.7 percent. The Straight Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,115-point plateau although it may see renewed selling pressure on Tuesday. The...

The Malaysia stock market has tracked lower in two straight sessions, sliding almost 35 points or 2.2 percent along the way. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just above the 1,640-point plateau and it may take further damage on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is soft on...

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