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Indian shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday after the U.S. and European markets weathered Greece's election outcome without much disruption. The Asian markets are turning in a mixed performance as investors brace for the FOMC meeting that gets underway later today. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex...

Indian shares are likely to open higher on Tuesday as financial markets took in their stride the results of Greek parliamentary elections. In the absence of a clear majority, Syriza joined hands with the Greek Independents to form an anti-bailout coalition government. While Greek Prime Minister-elect...

Asian-Markets1_26Jan15.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly in positive territory on Tuesday, tracking the overnight cues from Wall Street. However, gains are muted in most markets as the fall in crude oil prices weighed on resource stocks and as investors tread cautiously ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement on Wednesday.

The Thai stock market on Monday ended the three-day winning streak in which it had surged almost 65 points or 4 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand settled just below the 1,590-point plateau, although the market is expected to open in the green again on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian...

The Japanese stock market is trading higher on Tuesday, following the overnight gains on Wall Street and on the back of a weaker yen. In late-morning trades, the benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is advancing 257.38 points or 1.47 percent to 17,725.9, off the day's high of 17,745.29 earlier. Precision...

The Indonesia stock market on Monday snapped the five-day winning streak in which it had surged more than 170 points or 3.4 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index closed just above the 5,260-point plateau, although the market may draw renewed support on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Hong Kong stock market has moved higher now in five straight sessions, advancing almost 1,200 points or 5 percent along the way. The Hang Seng Index settled just above the 24,900-point plateau, and the market is looking at another firm start again on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian...

The Australian stock market is in positive territory on Tuesday following the gains overnight on Wall Street. However, gains are muted as the lower commodity prices weighed on resource stocks. In late-morning trades, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index is adding 23.90 points or 0.43 percent to 5,525.7,...

The China stock market has finished higher now in five consecutive trading days, gathering more than 270 points or 8.7 percent in that span. The Shanghai Composite Index closed just below the 3,385-point plateau, and the market is tipped to track higher again on Tuesday. The global forecast for the...

The winning streak has stretched to six sessions now for the Taiwan stock market, which has collected more than 335 points or 3.3 percent in that span. The Taiwan Stock Exchange settled just above the 9,475-point plateau, and the market may extend its gains again on Tuesday. The global forecast for...

The Singapore stock market on Monday halted the five-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 110 points or 3.6 percent. The Straits Times Index ended just shy of the 3,400-point plateau, although the market may reclaim that level on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Malaysia stock market on Monday wrote a finish to the three-day winning streak in which it had collected more than 50 points or 3 percent. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index settled just above the 1,795-point plateau, although the market may see renewed support on Tuesday. The global forecast for...

The South Korea stock market has finished lower in two of three trading days since the end of the three-day winning streak in which it had added almost 35 points or 1.7 percent. The KOSPI remained just above the 1,935-point plateau, although the market may bounce higher again on Tuesday. The global...

Asian-Markets2_25Jan15.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly trading lower on Monday amid fears of a possible exit of Greece from the eurozone, after the anti-austerity Syriza party emerged victorious in the Greek snap elections. The Japanese market is trading weak, tracking the mixed cues from Wall Street on Friday and a stronger yen.

The Japanese stock market is trading lower on Monday, tracking the mixed cues from Wall Street and a stronger yen. In addition, reports that anti-austerity Syriza party has emerged victorious in the Greek elections has raised concerns that Greece could abandon its budget constraints. In late-morning...

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