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The Singapore stock market on Wednesday ended the six-day slide in which it had plummeted more than 130 points or 4.2 percent. The Straight Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,100-point plateau and it may extend its gains on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is firm on renewed...

The Malaysia stock market on Wednesday halted the six-day losing streak in which it had tumbled more than 45 points or 2.8 percent. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just beneath the 1,665-point plateau and it's looking at another green light for Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian...

The South Korea stock market on Wednesday snapped the three-day slide in which it had surrendered more than 20 points or 1 percent. The KOSPI now rests just above the 2,080-point plateau and it may add to its winnings on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is firm on renewed optimism...

The Indian stock market ended on an upbeat note on Wednesday, with investors indulging in hectic buying across the board, reacting positively to the results of assembly elections and the appointment of a new governor for the Reserve Bank of India.

Asian stocks ended with strong gains on Wednesday amid renewed optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal after the two countries resumed talks earlier this week to end their disputes.

The Indian stock market is notably higher after opening on a buoyant note, tracking positive cues from peers in Asia. Investors, reacting positively to the results of assembly elections in five states and the appointment of a new RBI Governor, are picking up stocks from across several sectors.

asian-up_11dec18.jpg Asian stock markets are in positive territory on Wednesday despite the mixed cues from Wall Street amid optimism about U.S.-China trade relations. News that China plans to cut tariffs on U.S.-made cars to 15 percent and that a Canadian court has granted bail to Chinese telecom giant Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou boosted investor sentiment.

The Indian stock market is likely to open higher, tracking positive cues from Asia. However, investors may choose to tread cautiously, weighing the political situation in the country, after the Bharatiya Janata Party lost to Congress in the crucial assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

The Thai stock market has moved lower in four straight sessions, falling almost 40 points or 2.4 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just beneath the 1,635-point plateau although it's expected to open higher on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is cautiously...

The Japanese stock market is advancing on Wednesday despite the mixed cues overnight from Wall Street, amid optimism about U.S.-China trade relations. News that China plans to cut auto tariffs on U.S. vehicles and that a Canadian court has granted bail to Chinese telecom giant Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou...

The Indonesia stock market has finished lower in two straight sessions, retreating nearly 50 points or 0.8 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just above the 6,075 point plateau although it's expected to open in the green on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Australian stock market is extending gains on Wednesday from the previous session despite the mixed cues overnight from Wall Street in volatile trade amid conflicting reports about U.S.-China trade. Stocks are mostly gaining across the board. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index is adding 19.50 points...

The Hong Kong stock market on Tuesday halted the four-day slide in which it had plummeted more than 1,500 points or 6 percent. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 25,770-point plateau and it may see additional support on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is cautiously optimistic,...

The China stock market has finished higher in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day slide in which it had fallen more than 60 points or 2.4 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just beneath the 2,595-point plateau and it's called higher again on Wednesday. The global forecast...

The Taiwan stock market has moved higher in two of three trading days since the end of the three-day slide in which it had given up more than 450 points or 4.6 percent. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now rests just above the 9,700-point plateau and it may add to its winnings on Wednesday. The global forecast...

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