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The Indian markets ended on a steady note on Monday despite weak global cues as investors fretted about slower Chinese growth. Oil prices continued to slide on fears of a global supply glut and the rupee rebounded after two days of losses, helping to underpin investor sentiment ahead of the Reserve Bank...

Markets-111714_03Aug15.jpg Asian stocks fell broadly on Monday, as lackluster cues from Wall Street, weaker energy prices and downbeat Chinese manufacturing data sapped investors' appetite for risk. Also, manufacturing PMI surveys across much of Asia painted a bleak picture, spurring concerns over global economic growth. While...

The Indian markets opened on a flat note on Monday, tracking weak Asian cues after a private survey showed China's factory activity contracted by the most in two years in July, underscoring continued weakness in the world's second-largest economy. Meanwhile, investors await the RBI policy meet due tomorrow...

The Indian markets look set to open largely unchanged on Monday as investors await the RBI policy meet for clues on rate trajectory. The Reserve Bank of India will announce its third bi-monthly monetary policy review for the fiscal 2015-16 on August 4 and it is widely expected that the central bank will...

Asian-Markets1_02Aug15.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Monday as the decline in commodity prices, negative cues from Wall Street and weak Chinese manufacturing data dampened investor sentiment.

The Japanese stock market is declining on Monday, following the negative cues from Wall Street and lower crude oil prices. Weak Chinese manufacturing data released earlier in the day also dampened investor sentiment. In late-morning trades, the benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is losing 160.16 points or...

The Australian stock market is flat on Monday, following the weak lead from Wall Street on Friday. Resources stocks are declining on the back of weak commodity prices. In late-morning trades, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 Index is losing 7.90 points or 0.14 percent to 5,691.30, off a low of 5,687.40 earlier....

The Indian markets rose sharply on Friday, with banks spearheading the rally, after ICICI bank posted better-than-expected earnings for the April-June quarter and the government said it would infuse capital to the tune of Rs 70,000 crore in PSU lenders over four years to help them meet capital requirements...

Asian-Market-100912_31Jul15.jpg The Asian markets closed mostly higher on Friday despite continued weakness in Chinese shares, weak data from Japan and a mixed bag of U.S. corporate earnings results. The second-quarter U.S. GDP data missed expectations, but the rise in personal consumption growth after a dismal start to 2015 reinforced...

The Indian markets opened notably higher on Friday despite mixed global cues. Asian stocks remain lackluster as Chinese shares extended losses from the previous session on reports that banks had been ordered to assess their exposure to the stock market from wealth management products and margin loans....

Asianmarkets-111914_30Jul15.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Friday, despite the mixed cues overnight from Wall Street and lower commodity prices. However, gains are muted as investors treaded cautiously following the release of weak economic data from Japan and as the Chinese market opened lower.

The Indian markets look set to open slightly higher on Friday despite mixed global cues. After a recent spate of mixed earnings reports, investors await quarterly earnings from ICICI Bank and Larsen & Toubro later in the day to determine whether increased government spending will boost corporate earnings....

The Japanese stock market climbed into positive territory on Friday, after opening lower on the back of a stronger yen and weak economic data. In late-morning trades, the benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is adding 21.31 points or 0.10 percent to 20,544.14, after opening lower and touching a low of 20,466.80...

Ahead of Thursday's holiday for Asarnha Bucha Day, the Thai stock market had ended the four-day losing streak in which it had slipped almost 40 points or 2.8 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand settled just above the 1,415-point plateau, although the market is looking at further upside again on Friday. The...

The Indonesia stock market headed south again on Thursday, one session after it had halted the four-day slide in which it had given away more than 190 points or 4 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just above the 4,710-point plateau, and now the market figures to be rangebound on Friday. The...

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