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Indian shares reached fresh record highs on Monday before giving up most gains to the end the session largely unchanged, hit by muted global cues as U.S. President Donald Trump refused to endorse the Paris global climate change accord and North Korea fired another missile off its east coast, the latest...

Markets-111714_29May17.jpg Asian stocks fluctuated before closing mostly lower on Monday after leaders of the G7 group of rich nations failed to make progress on narrowing differences on climate change and North Korea fired another missile off its east coast, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure...

Indian shares were flat to slightly higher on Monday amid mixed cues from Asian markets. The rupee opened marginally weaker as the dollar index inched up against its major rivals. The benchmark BSE Sensex was up 58 points or 0.19 percent at 31,086 while the broader Nifty index was up 3 points or 0.03...

AsianMarkets-112514_28May17.jpg Asian stocks are trading mixed this morning and the pound nursed losses after opinion polls showed a shrinking lead for British Prime Minister Theresa May in upcoming elections and North Korea test-fired another short-range ballistic missile early Monday. The dollar index held steady while oil prices...

Indian shares look set to open flat to slightly higher on Monday as the quarterly earnings season picks up pace, with nearly 2,000 companies slated to unveil their Q4 results this week. Prominent among them include Coal India, NTPC, L&T, Hindalco Industries and Mahindra & Mahindra. The government...

The Thai stock market gave up less than a single point on Friday - but that was enough to halt the four-day winning streak in which it had added almost 25 points or 1.6 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand remains just beneath the 1,570-point plateau and it may continue to spin its wheels on Monday. The...

The Indonesia stock market on Friday ended the three-day slide in which it had surrendered more than 90 points or 1.4 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just above the 5,715-point plateau and it may tick higher again on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is flat to higher...

The Hong Kong stock market has tracked higher in six straight sessions, gathering more than 500 points or 2 percent along the way. The Hang Seng Index now rests just beneath the 25,640-point plateau although it may run out of steam on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is flat to higher...

The Singapore stock market on Friday ended the three-day winning streak in which it had picked up more than 20 points or 0.6. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,220-point plateau and it is looking at little movement on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is flat to...

The Malaysia stock market on Friday snapped the modest two-day winning streak in which it had collected more than 7 points or 0.4 percent. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index remains just beneath the 1,775-point plateau and it may regain traction on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is...

The South Korea stock market has moved higher now in six straight trading days, gathering more than 65 points or 2.9 percent on its way to yet another fresh record closing high. The KOSPI now rests just above the 2,355 point plateau although investors may cash in on Monday. The global forecast for...

Asianmarkets-111914_26May17.jpg Asian stock markets mostly closed lower on Friday, tracking the overnight plunge in crude oil prices. Investors also turned cautious following media reports that Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, has come under FBI scrutiny in its Russia probe.

Asian-Markets1_25May17.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Friday despite the overnight gains on Wall Street as the fall in crude oil prices weighed on the energy sector. Investors are also cautious following media reports that Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, has come under FBI scrutiny in its Russia probe.

Indian shares look set to open lower on Friday, tracking the mixed cues from Asian peers and the slump in crude oil prices. Crude oil futures plunged nearly 5 percent on Thursday after news that OPEC agreed to extend cuts in oil output by nine months to March 2018, while investors had been hoping...

The win streak has hit four sessions now for the Thai stock market, which has advanced almost 25 points or 1.6 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just beneath the 1,570-point plateau and it is tipped to open slightly higher again on Friday. The global forecast for the...

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