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India's key benchmark indexes fell modestly on Wednesday after languishing in the red for most of the day amid mixed global cues. Foreigners were net sellers of Indian equities on Tuesday and a closely-watched survey showed India's manufacturing activity expanding at its slowest pace in nine months in...

Stock-Market-500_01Oct14.jpg Asian stocks turned in a mixed performance on Wednesday, as investors digested weak U.S. consumer confidence data and a report showing continued decline in eurozone inflation to a five-year low in September. With the inflation coming in way below the ECB's target of just under 2 percent for several...

Indian shares opened on a flat note Wednesday, weighed down by weakness on Wall Street overnight and a mixed trend elsewhere across the Asia-Pacific region this morning after overnight data showed U.S. consumer confidence fell to its lowest level since May in September due to mounting concerns over the...

Asian-Markets2_30Sep14.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly sluggish on Wednesday with investors treading cautiously following a weak close on Wall Street overnight. Worries about the situation in Hong Kong and concerns about the near-term outlook for the global economy appear to be preventing investors to make significant moves.

Indian shares are seen opening lower on Wednesday, a day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) warned of risks to its target on consumer inflation. There is some good news on the macroeconomic front as core sector growth picked up pace in August, reinforcing that economic turnaround is underway....

The Thai stock market has finished lower now in two straight sessions, giving away almost 15 points or 0.9 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand remained just above the 1,585-point plateau, and the market is looking at more consolidation again on Wednesday. The global forecast for...

The Indonesia stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last four trading days since the end of the three-day slide in which it had tumbled nearly 55 points or 1.1 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index finished just above the 5,135-point plateau, and the market is...

The Australian stock market opened notably lower on Wednesday, tracking cues from Wall Street where the major averages closed weak overnight on the back of some none too impressive economic data. However, with some front line stocks finding support at lower levels, the market has regained some lost...

The Taiwan stock market on Tuesday halted the three-day slide in which it had fallen almost 140 points or 1.5 percent. The Taiwan Stock Exchange finished just above the 8,965-point plateau, although the market is expected to hand back those gains on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Singapore stock market has finished lower now in back-t0-back sessions, giving away almost 15 points or 0.5 percent in that span. The Straits Times Index settled just above the 3,275-point plateau, and the market is expected to extend its losses on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian...

The Malaysia stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last four trading days since the end of the three-day losing streak in which it had given away 10 points or 0.6 percent. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index remained just above the 1,845-point plateau, although the...

The South Korea stock market has tracked to the downside now in four straight sessions, giving away more than 15 points or 0.8 percent along the way. The KOSPI finished just above the 2,020-point plateau, and the market draws another soft start again on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian...

Indian shares rose marginally on Tuesday, as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept key interest rates unchanged, in line with expectations, citing increased risks to inflation and difficult external situation especially on the geopolitical front. It would be rather easy to meet the 6 percent inflation...

stock-market-9_30Sep14.jpg Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower on Tuesday amid fears that pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong could weigh down mainland China's slowing economy. Weak data out of China and Japan also kept investors cautious as the dollar paused for breath after its biggest quarterly gain in six years. Chinese...

Indian shares opened lower on Tuesday as investors turned cautious ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy announcement later in the day. The major markets elsewhere across the Asia-Pacific region are declining, as growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and a report on China's manufacturing...