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Indian shares extended gains for a seventh consecutive session on Wednesday, with benchmark index Sensex closing at a fresh record high, driven by renewed foreign fund flows. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex ended the session up 121.53 points or 0.47 percent at 26,147.33, while the broader CNX Nifty...

Asian-Market-100912_23Jul14.jpg Asian stocks rose on Wednesday as solid U.S. earnings and economic data as well as easing concerns about the Ukraine crisis and violence in Gaza helped to improve investors' risk appetite. U.S. inflation figures were tame, raising hopes that the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates anytime soon....

Indian shares opened on a positive note on Wednesday, although gains remain modest after six days of gains. U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday and the Asian markets are following suit as geopolitical concerns eased and tame U.S. inflation figures eased speculation of an early increase in interest rates. The...

Asian-Markets2_23Jul14.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly trading higher on Wednesday, tracking cues from Wall Street where the major averages closed stronger overnight thanks to some upbeat economic and earnings reports.

Indian shares look set to open higher on Wednesday, tracking firm global cues as geopolitical concerns eased and U.S. inflation data eased pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates quickly. Indian shares rose for a sixth consecutive session on Tuesday, with benchmark indexes Sensex...

The Japanese stock market opened on a positive note Wednesday, tracking cues from Wall Street where the major averages moved higher overnight on some upbeat economic and earnings reports. However, with investors trimming down positions at higher levels and choosing to wait for fresh triggers, the...

The Thai stock market has finished lower in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost a dozen points or 0.8 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand ended just above the 1,520-point plateau, although the market may see a mild rebound on Wednesday. The...

The Indonesia stock market on Tuesday halted the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 55 points or 1.1 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index finished just above the 5,080-point plateau, although the market may reverse those losses on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian...

The Australian stock market is trading notably higher on Wednesday with investors indulging in some buying, tracking the overnight cues from Wall Street. Mining stocks are the most impressive gainers. Consumer discretionary, energy, financial and industrial stocks are also mostly higher. The benchmark...

The Hong Kong stock market on Tuesday wrote an emphatic finish to the three-day slide in which it had tumbled almost 140 points or 0.6 percent. The Hang Seng Index ended just above the 23,780-point plateau, and the market is expected to open in the green again on Wednesday. The global forecast for...

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 lost almost 15 points or 0.7 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index settled just below the 2,075-point plateau, and the market is expected to open higher again on Wednesday. The...

The Singapore stock market has finished higher now in six straight sessions, gaining almost 25 points or 0.8 percent in that span. The Straits Times Index finished just above the 3,315-point plateau, and the market may open higher again on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is broadly...

The Malaysia stock market on Tuesday wrote a finish to the three-day slide in which it had given away almost 20 points or 1.1 percent. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index closed just above the 1,870-point plateau, and the market draws another positive start on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian...

The South Korea stock market on Tuesday snapped the two-day slide in which it had eased just 3 points or 0.1 percent. The KOSPI finished just below the 2,030-point plateau, and the market may extend those gains on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is broadly positive thanks to upbeat...

Indian shares rose for a sixth consecutive session on Tuesday, with the benchmark index Sensex approaching a record high hit earlier this month, as investors digested upbeat corporate earnings results and overseas investors continued investing in Indian equities on expectations the Narendra Modi government...