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Indian shares posted strong gains on Friday to end near the day's highs as investors cheered Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landslide win in Lok Sabha election as well as a steep fall in oil prices overnight. The benchmark BSE Sensex jumped as much as 623.33 points or 1.61 percent to 39,434. 72 on...

asian-martket-down-121418_24may19.jpg Asian stocks turned in a mixed performance during trading on Friday amid lingering worries about the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Washington's complaints against Huawei Technologies might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade...

Indian shares opened notably higher on Friday after the NDA returned to power in 2019 general elections with a thumping two thirds majority, raising hopes for policy continuity and stability. A full budget likely to be presented in July is expected to unveil plans to kickstart private investment and...

stockmarkets-aug20_23may19.jpg Asian stocks were broadly lower on Friday, with renewed trade tensions and tumbling oil prices keeping investors nervous. Both China's Shanghai Composite index and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index were up around 0.4 percent. During a weekly briefing, Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao Feng said...

Indian shares may open higher on Friday, with hopes for policy continuity and stability as well as tumbling oil prices likely to support underlying sentiment. The BJP's stunning win in Lok Sabha elections pointed to a fundamental shift in Indian politics, assuring stability in governance and continuation...

The Thai stock market on Thursday snapped the two-day winning streak in which it had gathered almost 20 points or 1.2 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just beneath the 1,610-point plateau and it may take further damage on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is unfriendly...

The Indonesia stock market bounced higher again on Thursday, one session after it had ended the two-day winning streak in which it had surged almost 125 points or 2.1 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just above the 6,030-point plateau although it figures to head south again on Friday. The...

The Hong Kong stock market turned lower again on Thursday, one session after it had snapped the three-day slide in which it had fallen almost 630 points or 2.3 percent. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 27,260-point plateau and it may see continued consolidation again on Friday. The global...

The China stock market has moved lower in back-to-back trading days, sliding more than 50 points or 1.8 percent along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the 2,850-point plateau and it's expected to open under pressure again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Taiwan stock market has finished lower in two straight sessions, sliding more than 150 points or 1.5 percent along the way. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now rests just beneath the 10,310-point plateau and it's looking at another soft start again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Singapore stock market has finished lower in four straight sessions, sliding more than 60 points or 2 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,160-point plateau and it's expected to open in the red again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is unfriendly...

The Malaysia stock market has moved lower in consecutive trading days, although it has given up less than 4 points or 0.2 percent in that span. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just above the 1,600-point plateau and it's projected to open lower again on Friday. The global forecast for the...

The South Korea stock market on Thursday ended the two-day winning streak in which it collected almost 10 points or 0.5 percent. The KOSPI now rests just beneath the 2,060-point plateau and the losses may accelerate on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is unfriendly on plummeting oil...

Indian shares hit record highs on Thursday before reversing direction to end lower as investors booked intraday profits after recent strong gains on expectations that Modi will win a second term as prime minister. The benchmark BSE Sensex and Nifty hit the historic levels of 40,000 and 12,000, respectively,...

asian-martket-down-121418_23may19.jpg Asian stocks ended broadly lower on Thursday as fears the U.S.-China trade conflict is spiraling into a technology cold war dashed hopes of a deal before or at the G20 summit to be held next month in Japan. China's Shanghai Composite Index slumped 39.19 points or 1.4 percent to 2,852.52 and Hong...

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