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Indian shares closed modestly higher on Monday, with IT bellwether TCS creating history by becoming the first Indian listed company to hit the coveted $100 billion m-cap figure, after saying it doesn't believe in sacrificing profitability to drive growth. The benchmark BSE Sensex closed higher by...

shareslides-042318.jpg Asian stocks ended broadly lower on Monday as a sell-off in technology shares and rising U.S. bond yields tempered investor optimism over easing geopolitical risks. Chinese stocks closed modestly lower as tech stocks sold off on smartphone maker ZTE Corp.'s U.S. woes. The benchmark Shanghai Composite...

Indian shares were fluctuating in early trade on Monday, tracking muted cues from other Asian markets as investors kept a wary eye on U.S. bond yields and digested U.S. President Donald Trump's comments that the North Korean nuclear crisis was a long way from being resolved. The benchmark BSE Sensex...

asianmarkets-112014_22apr18.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Monday following the negative lead from Wall Street on Friday as technology stocks declined. Investors are cautious as they kept an eye on rising U.S. bond yields and awaited earnings results from several major companies this week. The Australian market is advancing, while the Japanese market is modestly lower.

Indian shares look set to open lower on Monday as investors look ahead to many key events this week, including an informal meeting between Prime Minister Modi and China's Xi Jinping and developments around the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Meanwhile, several factors...

The Thai stock market has moved higher in three straight sessions, gathering more than 45 points or 2.7 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just above the 1,800-point plateau although it's expected to head south on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is murky...

The Japanese stock market is modestly lower on Monday, failing to sustain an initial upward move despite a weaker yen, amid worries about tech companies' earnings results and rising U.S. bond yields. In late-morning trades, the benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is down 39.50 points or 0.18 percent to 22,122.74,...

The Indonesia stock market on Friday wrote a finish to the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 70 points or 1.2 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just above the 6,335-point plateau and it may take further damage on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Australian stock market is advancing on Monday, despite the weak cues from Wall Street Friday amid declines in technology stocks and a jump in U.S. bond yields. Mining, energy and bank stocks are all higher. In late-morning trades, the S&P/ASX 200 Index is adding 24.20 points or 0.41 percent...

The Hong Kong stock market halted the two-day winning streak in which it had jumped almost 650 points or 2.2 percent. The Hang Seng Index now rests just beneath the 30,420-point plateau and it may extend its losses on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is murky amid a lack of major...

The China stock market on Friday ended the two-day winning streak in which it had gathered more than 50 points or 1.6 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the 3,070-point plateau and it's expected to take further damage on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is...

The Taiwan stock market on Friday snapped the two-day winning streak in which it had gathered more than 160 points or 1.5 percent. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now rests just beneath the 10,780-point plateau and it figures to take further damage again on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Singapore stock market on Friday ended the three-day winning streak in which it had climbed more than 100 points or 2.9 percent. The Straits Times index now rests just beneath the 3,575-point plateau and it's looking at another soft start again on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Malaysia stock market has finished lower in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day winning streak in which it had added more than a dozen points or 0.6 percent. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just beneath the 1,890-point plateau and the losses may accelerate on Monday. The...

The South Korea stock market on Friday halted the two-day winning streak in which it had collected more than 30 points or 1.3 percent. The KOSPI now rests just above the 2,475-point plateau and it may extend its losses on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is murky amid a lack of major...

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