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Indian shares may open higher at open on Tuesday, although underlying sentiment will continue to remain cautious amid concerns over rising oil prices, a weakening rupee and growing tensions at the border in light of the recent attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Pulwama. Prime...

The Japanese stock market is modestly higher on Tuesday in choppy trade in the absence of any cues from Wall Street which was closed on Monday for a holiday. Nevertheless, optimism about U.S.-China trade talks boosted investor sentiment. The benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is adding 31.18 points or 0.15...

The Australian stock market is advancing on Tuesday, extending gains from the previous session amid optimism about U.S.-China trade talks and in the absence of any cues from Wall Street, which was closed overnight for a holiday. Investors digested a raft of mixed corporate earnings results. The benchmark...

Indian shares fell for a seventh consecutive session on Monday, with rising oil prices and a weak rupee on fiscal deficit concerns keeping investors nervous. Growing tensions at the border in light of the recent attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Pulwama also weighed on investors'...

asianmarket-021219_18feb19.jpg Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Monday after reports that U.S.-China trade talks will continue in Washington this week. After five days of negotiations in Beijing, a statement from the White House noted that high level U.S.-China trade talks last week led to "progress between the two parties",...

Indian shares fell in early trade on Monday, as worries over rising oil prices, rupee weakness and fiscal deficit concerns overshadowed positive cues from global markets. The benchmark BSE Sensex was down 150 points or 0.42 percent at 35,658 after falling around 2 percent last week. The broader Nifty...

asiancommentary-aug17_17feb19.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Monday following the positive cues from Wall Street Friday and higher commodity prices amid optimism about U.S.-China trade talks that are set to continue in Washington this week. A statement from the White House said high level U.S.-China trade talks this week led to "progress between the two parties", but noted "much work remains."

Indian shares may open higher on Monday, although worries over rising oil prices, rupee weakness and fiscal deficit concerns may limit the potential upside. Benchmark indexes Sensex and the Nifty fell around 2 percent last week to clock their worst five-day fall in nearly four months as the quarterly...

The Thai stock market has finished lower in back-to-back trading days, surrendering almost 20 points or 1.3 percent in that span. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just above the 1,635-point plateau although it's expected to find its footing on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Japanese stock market is advancing on Monday following the positive cues from Wall Street Friday amid optimism about the U.S.-China trade talks that will resume in Washington this week. Better-than-expected Japanese core machine orders data also boosted investor sentiment. The benchmark Nikkei...

The Indonesia stock market headed south again on Friday, one session after it had ended the five-day slide in which it had tumbled almost 130 points or 2 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just beneath the 6,390-point plateau although it's likely to bounce higher again on Monday. The global...

The Australian stock market is rising on Monday, with most sectors seeing gains following the positive cues from Wall Street Friday and higher commodity prices amid optimism about U.S.-China trade talks that are set to continue in Washington this week. Investors also digested mixed corporate earnings...

The Hong Kong stock market has moved lower in consecutive trading days, tumbling almost 600 points or 2.2 percent along the way. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 27,900-point plateau although it's predicted to find traction on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is firm thanks...

The China stock market has finished lower in two straight sessions, skidding more than 50 points or 1.9 percent along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the 2,680-point plateau although it may stop the bleeding on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is firm thanks...

The Taiwan stock market has finished lower in three straight sessions, sliding more than 30 points or 0.3 percent in that span. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now rests just beneath the 10,065-point plateau although it may stop the bleeding on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is firm thanks...

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