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Indian shares fluctuated before finishing marginally higher on Monday as banking stocks gained ground, offsetting losses in the information technology and healthcare sectors. Global cues were mixed as worsening political unrest in Hong Kong, another inconclusive general election in Spain, concerns...

asianmarket-021219_11nov19.jpg Asian stocks ended mostly lower on Monday, with Chinese and Hong Kong markets pacing the declines, as regional data proved to be a mixed bag and tensions soared in Hong Kong following the death on Friday of a 22-year-old student. U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks last week also cast fresh doubts...

Indian shares opened a tad lower on Monday, with uncertainty over the U.S.-China trade talks and fresh protests in Hong Kong keeping investors nervous. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex dropped 48 points, or 0.12 percent, to 40,275 in early trade, while the broader NSE Nifty index was down 15 points,...

asiancommentary-aug20_10nov19.jpg Asian stock markets, led by Hong Kong, are mostly lower on Monday despite the modest gains on Wall Street Friday as uncertainty about a U.S.-China trade deal and rising political turmoil in Hong Kong dampened investor sentiment. According to reports, at least two protesters were injured in Hong Kong after police opened fire at mass demonstrations in the city.

Indian shares may open slightly lower on Monday as investors parse the latest developments in the trade conflict and keep an eye on flaring tensions in Hong Kong. The Ayodhya verdict may not have any major impact on overall investor sentiment in the truncated week, with markets likely to remain closed...

The Japanese stock market is edging lower on Monday, after opening higher following the modest gains on Wall Street Friday as investors digested conflicting information regarding negotiations of a U.S.-China trade deal. Data showing Japan's core machinery orders fell in September for a third straight...

The Australian stock market is advancing on Monday following the modest gains on Wall Street Friday after investors digested conflicting information regarding negotiations of a U.S.-China trade deal. Gains by banks and oil stocks helped offset weakness in mining stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index...

Indian shares fell sharply on Friday after Moody's Investors Service downgraded India's rating outlook and affirmed the sovereign ratings at 'Baa2' The rating agency cut the rating outlook to 'negative' from 'stable' citing rising risks to economic growth and rising debt burden. A prolonged period...

us-pre-market-053119_08nov19.jpg Asian stocks ended mixed on Friday as investors reacted to conflicting messages about the state of U.S.-China trade talks. Trade deal optimism waned a little bit after reports suggested that a plan to roll back tariffs in phases has met opposition from some advisers to U.S. President Donald Trump. Chinese...

Indian shares opened a tad lower on Friday after Moody's Investors Service cut India's credit ratings outlook to negative from stable, citing a growing debt burden and the government's struggle to narrow the budget deficit. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex dropped 64 points, or 0.16 percent, to 40,589...

asiancommentary-aug20_07nov19.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Friday despite the overnight gains on Wall Street amid renewed optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal. A spokesman for the Chinese Commerce Ministry said the U.S. and China have agreed to lift existing tariffs on each other's goods in phases as part of a phase one trade agreement.

Indian shares are likely to open lower on Friday after Moody's Investors Service cut India's credit ratings outlook to negative from stable, citing a growing debt burden and the government's struggle to narrow the budget deficit. Investors may also react to a Reuters report suggesting that the idea...

The Thai stock market bounced higher again on Thursday, one day after it had ended the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 35 points or 2.1 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just above the 1,640-point plateau and it has another firm lead on Friday. The global...

The Indonesia stock market has finished lower in two straight sessions, sliding nearly 100 points or 1.6 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just above the 6,165-point plateau although it may find support on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is upbeat on growing...

The Japanese stock market is rising and the safe-haven yen weakened on Friday following the positive cues overnight from Wall Street amid renewed optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal. A spokesman for the Chinese Commerce Ministry said the U.S. and China have agreed to lift existing tariffs on each...

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