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  1. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Investors in Chinese stocks stunned by sharp swings

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... Brazil and Russia and JP Morgan Chase says it has surpassed the level in Japan that preceded that nation's financial crisis. Chinese policymakers have accelerated construction projects, ...

  2. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Technology firms lead rally in mainland China stocks

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:12am by Bloomberg

    ... for the week. The Korea Composite Index gained 0.8 per cent while Japan's Topix Index rose 2.3 per cent, paring a fifth consecutive week of losses, the worst run since June 2012. ...

  3. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Panic in the air as sell-off in emerging markets enters new phase

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:17am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... their worst January since 2010, with the S&P 500 Index down 3.6 per cent- its first monthly loss since August. On Monday, it fell a further 2.3 per cent. The next day, Japan's stock market ...

  4. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Slumping yen buoys Japanese shares

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 01:36am by AFP

    ... it nearly doubled- outpacing a booming Wall Street. However, it remains a shadow of its former self. The market peaked at almost 39,000 points in the last days of 1989 before Japan's asset ...

  5. Business - Companies - MARKETS

    AS Watson retail spin-off seen as perfect timing

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 01:38am by Jeanny Yu and Bloom

    ... "Now is a great time to sell as investors are willing to pay a high premium for consumption-related stocks in Asia." An MSCI index that tracks consumer staples companies in Asia ex-Japan ...

  6. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Stocks gain as volatility over Fed tapering eases

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 02:45am by Reuters

    ... broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 per cent after shedding 1.4 per cent on Thursday. Japan's Nikkei, getting an extra boost from the weaker yen, added 0.1 per cent to edge close to its highest level of the year. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained firm after crossing 16,000 for the first time ever. Japan's Nikkei index rose to near ...

  7. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Wall Street on a roll as China triggers rally

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 02:52am by Reuters

    ... on a view the string of growth-friendly reforms announced after the party's third plenum should help them outperform Asia, excluding Japan, for the next few months. "The initial reaction ... in Shanghai rose 2.9 per cent and Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 1.4 per cent to lift MSCI's world share index to its highest level since the start of 2008. "China is obviously ...

  8. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hong Kong equities face midlife crisis as trading loses steam

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... The United States market keeps setting new records and is up 21.8 per cent so far this year, while Japan's Nikkei-225 Index has risen 45.9 per cent. The Hang Seng Index chugs slackly behind, with a gain of 1.66 per cent. Somehow, with oceans of money sloshing around the planet, thanks to monetary stimulus in Japan and the US, Hong Kong has managed to totally miss the party. "Hong ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - MARKETS

    Liquidity swell to spill into 2014

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 03:13am by Reuters

    ... appears to have formed. And by pumping up the euro and the yen, the retreating dollar has lifted chances of further easing- quantitative or otherwise- by the Bank of Japan and the European Central ...

  10. Business - Commodities - MARKETS

    Gold faces increased pressure as inflation stays tame

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... quarterly drop in more than 15 years. In recent months, the Bank of Japan has unveiled its largest ever stimulus programme while both the European Central Bank and the Reserve Bank of Australia have ... into mortgage-backed securities. While inflation pressures have remained contained, stock markets have hit multi-year peaks in Japan and Europe, with record highs on Wall Street. "What has occurred ...




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