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Indian shares posted strong gains for the second straight session on Friday as investors took trade worries in their stride and oil prices eased on expectations of a gradual increase in output from Russia and other large producers. The rupee's rebound from multi-month lows also offered some support. The...

stockmarket-mixed-052518.jpg Asian stocks ended on a muted note Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump canceled the planned historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and oil prices eased amid signs that Russia is willing to gradually increase output. Markets pared early losses to finish on a flat note after North...

Indian shares opened modestly higher on Friday as oil prices eased and the government said it is deliberating on an "immediate solution" to deal with rising fuel prices. The benchmark BSE Sensex was up 143 points or 0.41 percent at 34,805 in early trade after climbing 0.9 percent in the previous session....

stock-05-25-18.jpg Asian stock markets are mixed on Friday amid cautious trades after U.S. President Donald Trump cancelled the planned historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and accused North Korea of displaying "tremendous anger and open hostility". Lingering worries about trade wars also weighed on investor sentiment. However, some of the markets in the region have pared earlier losses.

Indian shares may open flat to slightly higher on Friday as oil prices eased on expectations of a gradual increase in output from Russia and other large producers and the government said it is deliberating on an "immediate solution" to deal with rising fuel prices. Investors may also cheer news that...

The Thai stock market has moved lower in three straight trading days, giving away more than 35 points or 2 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just above the 1,730-point plateau and it draws another soft lead for Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is weak...

The Japanese stock market recovered after a weak start and is modestly higher on Friday following the weak cues overnight from Wall Street after U.S. President Donald Trump cancelled his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. However, investor worries eased after North Korea said it...

The win streak has hit three sessions for the Indonesia stock market, which has jumped almost 200 points or 3.7 percent in that span. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just beneath the 5,950-point plateau although investors may cash in on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is weak...

The Australian stock market is declining on Friday following the negative cues overnight from Wall Street after U.S. President Donald Trump called off the planned historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Banks, mining and oil stocks are weak, while gold miners are higher. In late-morning...

The Hong Kong stock market bounced higher again on Thursday, one session after it had ended the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 300 points or 1 percent. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 30,760-point plateau although it figures to turn lower again on Friday. The global...

The China stock market has moved lower in back-to-back trading days, surrendering almost 60 points or 1.9 percent along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just beneath the 3,155-point plateau and it may extend its misery on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is weak on...

The Taiwan stock market on Thursday ended the two-day losing streak in which it had dropped almost 80 points or 0.7 percent. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now rests just above the 10,935-point plateau although it may turn lower again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is weak on renewed...

The Singapore stock market on Thursday snapped the two-day slide in which it had fallen more than 50 points or 1.5 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,530-point plateau although it figures to head south again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is weak on...

The Malaysia stock market has finished lower in four straight sessions, skidding almost 80 points or 4.6 percent along the way. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just above the 1,775-point plateau and it's looking at another negative lead for Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The South Korea stock market on Thursday snapped the three-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 20 points or 0.8 percent. The KOPSI now rests just above the 2,465-point plateau and it may take further damage on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is weak on renewed geopolitical...

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