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The China stock market on Tuesday halted the three-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 130 points or 3.2 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index finished just below the 3,750-point plateau, and the market may take further damage on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Taiwan stock market has finished higher in two straight sessions, gathering more than 80 points or 0.9 percent along the way. The Taiwan Stock Exchange settled just above the 9,585-point plateau, although the market is likely to see resistance on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Singapore stock market on Tuesday wrote a finish to the five-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 45 points or 1.3 percent. The Straits Times Index closed just below the 3,450-point plateau, and now the market may extend its losses on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian...

The Malaysia stock market has moved to the upside in consecutive trading days, gathering almost 18 points or 1 percent along the way. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index settled just above the 1,830-point plateau, although the market is expected to head south on Wednesday. The global forecast for the...

The South Korea stock market has finished higher in back-to-back sessions, gathering more than 20 points or 1 percent along the way. The KOSPI closed just above the 2,040-point plateau, although the market may stall on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is soft, due to profit taking...

Indian shares reversed early gains to end lower on Tuesday as investors locked in some profits at higher levels after the previous session's sharp rally. Oil prices extended their slide and the rupee edged higher against the dollar, helping limit the downside. The benchmark index S&P BSE Sensex...

stockmarket-121514_31Mar15.jpg Asian stocks turned in a mixed performance on Tuesday despite a strong finish on Wall Street overnight. The markets pared early gains on worries about whether Greece can secure aid before it runs out of cash by April 20. The Japanese and Chinese markets surrendered early gains to close sharply lower...

The Indian markets opened higher on Tuesday, tracking firm U.S. cues and a mostly positive trend across Asia this morning amid speculation that global liquidity will remain benign even if U.S. rates were hiked. The benchmark BSE Sensex is currently up 100 points or 0.36 percent at 28,076, while the...

Asian-Markets2_30Mar15.jpg Asian stock markets are in positive territory on Tuesday, tracking the overnight gains on Wall Street and buoyed by optimism as China took steps to bolster its struggling real estate market.

The Indian markets may open higher on Tuesday, tracking firm global cues amid expectations the global liquidity situation will remain benign for some time as policymakers strive to boost faltering growth. The benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty both jumped about 1.9 percent each on Monday, snapping...

The Thai stock market added just a single point on Monday, but that was enough to halt the losing streak in which it had tumbled six sessions, falling almost 40 points or 2.5 percent in that span. The Stock Exchange of Thailand remained just above the 1,495-point plateau, and now the market is called...

The Japanese stock market is in positive territory on Tuesday, following the overnight gains on Wall Street and on the back of a weaker yen. However, the market is off its early highs. In late-morning trades, the benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is adding 47.62 points or 0.25 percent to 19,459.02, off...

The Indonesia stock market has finished higher in back-to-back sessions, gathering almost 70 points or 1.2 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index settled just below the 5,440-point plateau, and now the market is expected to open higher again on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian...

The Australian stock market opened higher on Tuesday, tracking the positive cues overnight from Wall Street and on optimism about further stimulus by China, Australia's biggest trading partner. In late-morning trades, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index is up 81.30 points or 1.39 percent to 5,927.40,...

The Hong Kong stock market on Monday wrote an emphatic finish to the two-day losing streak in which it dipped more than 40 points or 0.2 percent. The Hang Seng Index finished closed above the 24,850-point plateau, and now the market is looking at continued support on Tuesday. The global forecast for...

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