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Indian shares may open a tad lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged as widely expected but signaled another rate hike probably at the December meeting. The Fed also said it would begin shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October, initially allowing...

The Japanese stock market is rising on Thursday following the mostly positive cues overnight from Wall Street after the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy decision and on a weaker yen. Meanwhile, the Bank of Japan will wrap up its monetary policy meeting later today and announce its decision...

The Thai stock market on Wednesday halted the four-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 30 points or 1.9 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand remains just above the 1,670-point plateau and it figures to hold steady on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is roughly...

The Australian stock market is notably lower on Thursday following the mixed cues overnight from Wall Street after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it will start winding down its $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October and also indicated that another rate hike was probable this year. Mining stocks are among...

The Hong Kong stock market bounced higher again on Wednesday, one session after it had ended the two-day winning streak in which it had gathered more than 380 points or 1.4 percent. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 28,125-point plateau, and it may tick higher again on Thursday. The global...

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 30 points or 0.9 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the 3,365-point plateau and it draws a steady start for Thursday. The global forecast...

The Taiwan stock market has moved lower in two straight sessions, sliding more than 110 points or 1 percent along the way. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now rests just beneath the 10,520-point plateau although it may find traction on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is roughly flat...

The Singapore stock market has moved lower in consecutive trading days, surrendering almost 25 points or 0.7 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,220-point plateau and it's expected to see little movement on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The South Korea stock market has finished lower in back-to-back sessions, easing more than 6 points or 0.25 percent along the way. The KOSPI now rests just above the 2,410-point plateau and the market is expected to stay in that neighborhood again on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

Indian shares ended a lackluster session largely unchanged on Wednesday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision due later in the day, with many expecting no change in interest rates. That said, the accompanying statement may offer the details of how the central bank plans to...

sharesmixed-092017.jpg Asian stocks recouped early losses to end mixed on Wednesday following positive overnight cues from Wall Street and Europe. Investors adopted a cautious stance ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision due later in the day, with many expecting no change in interest rates. That...

Indian shares were marginally higher in early trade on Wednesday, even as underlying sentiment remained cautious amid rising geopolitical tensions and ahead of the conclusion of a Federal Reserve meeting later today. The benchmark BSE Sensex was up 43 points or 0.13 percent at 32,445 while the broader...

Asian-Markets2_19Sep17.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Wednesday despite the positive cues overnight from Wall Street as investors adopted a cautious stance ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision due later in the day. While the Fed is widely expected to leave interest rates unchanged, traders will pay close attention to the accompanying statement for clues about the outlook for policy.

Indian shares may open flat to slightly lower on Wednesday amid geopolitical tensions after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to totally destroy North Korea if necessary. Also, investors await further clues on U.S. monetary policy as the Fed is widely expected to announce details on its trillions...

The Thai stock market has moved higher in four consecutive sessions, advancing more than 30 points or 1.9 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just above the 1,670-point plateau and it's expected to open higher again on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

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