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Indian shares opened on a strong note Tuesday, shrugging off mixed global cues and rising crude oil prices. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rallied 450 points, or 0.9 percent, to 50,888 in early trade, while the broader NSE Nifty index was up 139 points, or 0.9 percent, at 15,095. HDFC Life, SBI...

asiancommentary dec03 08mar21 Asian stock markets are mixed in choppy trading on Tuesday, following mixed cues overnight from Wall Street. Markets are concerned that the passage of a fresh U.S. coronavirus relief package could cause inflation to soar. Investors are also worried that rising bond yields could hurt high-growth companies reliant on easy borrowing. Asian stocks also ended mostly lower in choppy trading on Monday.

Indian shares are seen opening lower on Tuesday as investors react to a stronger dollar, higher U.S. bond yields, climbing oil prices and mixed global cues. A cautious undertone may prevail after several states reported a significant spike in the number of coronavirus cases over the previous week....

The Thai stock market has finished lower in two of three trading days since the end of the four-day winning streak in which it had jumped more than 50 points or 3.4 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now sits just beneath the 1,545-point plateau although it may tick higher on Tuesday. The global...

The Japanese stock market is modestly higher in choppy trading on Tuesday after the benchmark Nikkei index treaded above the 29,900 level earlier, following the mixed cues overnight from Wall Street. Technology stocks are tracking overnight losses on Wall Street.

The Indonesia stock market has ended lower in three straight sessions, sinking nearly 130 points or 2.1 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index now sits just shy of the 6,250-point plateau although it may stop the bleeding on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is mixed to...

The Australian stock market is higher on Tuesday, extending gains from the previous session, with the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 above the 6,800 level, as a major survey showed that business confidence has rebounded to its highest level in a decade. Weakness among technology stocks were more than offset by gains in financial stocks.

The Hong Kong stock market has finished lower in three straight trading days, sinking almost 1,350 points or 4.3 percent along the way. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 28,540-point plateau although it's tipped to halt its slide on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is...

The China stock market has moved lower in three straight sessions, surrendering more than 150 points or 4.5 percent in that span. The Shanghai Composite index now sits just above the 3,420-point plateau although it's overdue for support on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is mixed...

The Taiwan stock market has finished lower in three straight sessions, sinking more than 390 points or 2.3 percent along the way. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now rests just above the 15,820-point plateau and it may take further damage on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is mixed to...

The Singapore stock market bounced higher again on Monday, one session after snapping the four-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 65 points or 2 percent. The Straits Times Index now sits just above the 3,070-point plateau although investors may lock in gains on Tuesday. The global...

The Malaysia stock market closed higher in two straight sessions, jumping more than 30 points or 1.9 percent along the way. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just above the 1,610-point plateau although it may be stuck in neutral on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is mixed...

The South Korea stock market has finished lower in three straight sessions, falling more than 85 points or 2.8 percent along the way. The KOSPI now rests just beneath the 3,000-point plateau and it may open under pressure again on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is mixed to lower,...

Indian shares ended Monday's choppy session on a flat note, tracking weak cues from Asia and Europe as positive economic data from the United States and China coupled with the U.S. Senate's passage of a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill put fresh pressure on Treasuries. The 30-share S&P BSE Sensex ended...

stockmarkets jan18 08mar21 Asian stocks ended mostly lower in choppy trading on Monday as rising bond yields globally on the back of encouraging economic data and U.S. stimulus cheer sparked fears that central banks would tighten policy. Chinese shares led regional losses after the country's foreign minister made ominous comments...

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