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Indian shares hit fresh record highs on Thursday, with sentiment helped by firm global cues and media reports that the government is considering a proposal to permit 100 percent FDI in private banks. The Centre's decision on Wednesday to trim its additional borrowing requirement for the year and recent...

marketmixed-011818.jpg Asian stocks gave up early gains to end mixed on Thursday as investors awaited Chinese GDP data for direction. China's Shanghai Composite index climbed 31.24 points or 0.91 percent to 3,475.91 after data showed that China's property market remained largely stable in December despite tough purchase...

Indian shares rose sharply to reach fresh record highs on Thursday, with banks leading the surge amid reports that the government is considering a proposal to permit 100 percent FDI in private banks. Encouraging data on direct tax collection and bank credit growth, the Centre's commitment to fiscal...

Asian-Markets1_17Jan18.jpg Asian stocks held near record highs on Thursday on optimism over prospects for global growth and improved corporate earnings. The dollar pulled back from three-year lows after ECB policymaker Ewald Nowotny voiced worries about the euro's recent strength against the dollar. Oil extended gains on...

Indian shares look set to extend their record winning streak on Thursday, with encouraging data on direct tax collection and bank credit growth as well as media reports concerning the much talked about ONGC-HPCL deal likely to support underlying sentiment. Banking stocks could be in focus amid reports...

The Thai stock market bounced higher again on Wednesday, one session after it had ended the three-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 30 points or 1.7 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just beneath the 1,830-point plateau and it may add to its winnings on Thursday. The...

The Indonesia stock market has moved higher in three straight sessions, gaining almost 75 points or 1.2 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just shy of the 6,445-point plateau, and it's called higher again on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is upbeat thanks...

The Hong Kong stock market has climbed higher in two straight trading days, jumping almost 650 points or 2.1 percent en route to a fresh record closing high. The Hang Seng Index rests just above the 31,980-point plateau and it's called higher again on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The China stock market has moved higher in back-to-back sessions, gathering almost 35 points or 1 percent along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just shy of the 3,445-point plateau, and it's looking at another green light again on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Taiwan stock market has finished higher in four straight trading days, gathering almost 200 points or 1.9 percent along the way. Now at a fresh 28-year closing high, the Taiwan Stock Exchange sits just above the 11,000-point plateau, and the market is looking at another green light for Thursday's...

The Singapore stock market on Wednesday snapped the two-day winning streak in which it had gained almost 30 points or 0.8 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,540-point plateau although it's expected to rebound on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is upbeat...

The win streak has reached five sessions now for the Malaysia stock market, which has advanced almost 25 points or 1.3 percent along the way. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just beneath the 1,830-point plateau and it inherits another positive lead for Thursday. The global forecast for...

The South Korea stock market on Wednesday ended the three-day winning streak in which it had gathered almost 35 points or 1.3 percent. The KOSPI now rests just above the 2,515-point plateau although it figures to bounce higher again on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is upbeat...

Indian shares rose sharply on Wednesday to hit fresh record highs after the government cut additional borrowing requirement to Rs 20,000 crore from Rs 50,000 crore notified earlier, helping ease worries surrounding widening fiscal deficit. The benchmark BSE Sensex ended the session up 310.77 points...

shaersmixed-011718.jpg Asian stocks ended mixed on Wednesday as lower commodity prices and weak overnight cues from Wall Street on concerns over the possibility of a U.S. government shutdown overshadowed upbeat regional economic data. A widespread sell-off in digital currencies on fears of impending crackdowns, apprehensions...

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