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Indian shares ended a choppy session on a flat note Friday, tracking weak Asian and European markets after U.S. President Donald Trump ratcheted up simmering tensions with China by banning U.S. transactions with China's most popular mobile apps. Spiking coronavirus cases in India too kept investors...

asian market down 07aug20 Asian stocks fell broadly on Friday after the Trump administration unveiled ban on U.S. transactions with ByteDance's TikTok and Tencent-owned WeChat, signaling increasing tensions in U.S.-China relations. Investors also looked forward to the U.S. jobs data due later in the day, with analysts forecasting...

Indian shares were little changed in cautious trade on Friday as ongoing U.S.-China tensions and concerns about the bleak economic outlook kept underlying sentiment cautious ahead of key U.S. jobs data due tonight. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex slid 30 points, or 0.1 percent, to 37,996 in early trade,...

Asian stocks were moving lower on Friday, with ongoing U.S.-China tensions and concerns about the bleak economic outlook weighing on sentiment ahead of key U.S. jobs data due tonight. Economists expect U.S. employment to jump by about 1.6 million jobs in July after an increase of 4.8 million jobs...

Indian shares are seen opening flat to slightly lower on Friday after sharp gains the previous day. The latest batch of earnings results and global cues may sway sentiment as the day progresses. Benchmark indexes Sensex and the Nifty jumped about 1 percent on Thursday while the rupee settled flat...

The Thai stock market on Thursday snapped the two-day winning streak in which it had collected more than 15 points or 1.2 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just beneath the 1,335-point plateau although it's predicted to rebound on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is...

The Indonesia stock market has climbed higher in three straight sessions, gathering more than 170 points or 3.4 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just beneath the 5,180-point plateau and it's called higher again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is upbeat,...

The Japanese stock market is modestly lower on Friday and the safe-haven yen strengthened despite the positive cues overnight from Wall Street, with investors turning cautious ahead of the release of U.S. jobs data for July later in the day. Worries about the rising number of coronavirus cases in Tokyo...

The Australian stock market is declining on Friday despite the positive cues overnight from Wall Street after tech stocks continued to outperform the broader markets and as first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits pulled back by much more than expected. Investors turned cautious ahead of...

The Hong Kong stock market on Thursday halted the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 640 points or 2.8 percent. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 24,930-point plateau although it figures to bounce higher again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is...

The China stock market has climbed higher in five straight sessions, accelerating almost 100 points or 3 percent along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index now sits just above the 3,385-point plateau and it's set to extend its winning streak again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Taiwan stock market has moved higher in three straight sessions, collecting almost 410 points or 3.5 percent along the way. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now sits just above the 12,910-point plateau and it's looking at another green light for Friday's trade. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Singapore stock market has climbed higher in three straight sessions, advancing more than 70 points or 2.9 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 2,560-point plateau and it may extend its gains on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is upbeat, thanks...

The Malaysia stock market has finished higher in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day slide in which it had stumbled more than 30 points or 2 percent. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just beneath the 1,590-point plateau and it may add to its winnings on Friday. The global...

The South Korea stock market has finished higher in four straight sessions, gathering more than 90 points or 4.1 percent along the way. The KOSPI now rests just above the 2,340-point plateau and it's got another solid lead for Friday's trade. The global forecast for the Asian markets is upbeat, thanks...

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