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  1. News - World

    Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs as strong holiday outlook from Macy's lifts stock market

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 05:05am by AP

    ... NEW YORK (AP) — Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs as strong holiday outlook from Macy's lifts stock market. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Asian stock markets subdued after Wall Street slip

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 02:23pm by AP

    ... TERESA CEROJANO (Associated Press) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asian stock markets mostly flitted between gains and losses Wednesday after an improvement in U.S. service industries ... On Wall Street, stocks took a break from a record-breaking run. Some weak corporate earnings reports on Tuesday held the market back, pushing the major indexes slightly lower. The S&P 500 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Fed fear factor sinks world stock markets

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:54pm by AP

    ... EILEEN NG (Associated Press) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday, spooked by concerns that the Federal Reserve may start withdrawing its economic ... and Malaysia also fell. The U.S. central bank's cheap money policy has underpinned stock markets worldwide for several years. Markets had been roiled by expectations that the Fed would begin ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Asia stock markets calm despite US govt shutdown

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 01:45pm by AP

    ... PAMELA SAMPSON (AP Business Writer) BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets on Wednesday dealt calmly with a partial U.S. government shutdown precipitated by the failure of lawmakers to agree ... tax increase in April. The tax, intended to offset the country's soaring public debt, will rise from 5 percent to 8 percent. Markets in mainland China were closed for public holidays, so ...

  5. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: Tibetan monastery closed, PLA navy turns to stock market

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 07:47am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Politics Reuters China ditches pointless awards in latest anti-waste push. Caixin Editorial: It's "unwise to introduce more stimulus measures". Financial Times China's navy plots course to stock market. Beijing Times* Young officials are "a waste of talent" in China, says Nobel Prize winning economist Edmund Phelps. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Weak China manufacturing hits Asia stock markets

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 01:12pm by AP

    ... KELVIN CHAN (AP Business Writer) HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after a survey showed Chinese manufacturing fell to its lowest point in nearly a year. Stock benchmarks in Japan and China sank after HSBC said its preliminary China purchasing managers index for June declined more than expected to an 11-month low, another sign of a deepening ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Asian stock markets buoyed by Bernanke testimony

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 10:35am by AP

    ... ELAINE KURTENBACH (AP Business Writer) TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Thursday, tracking overnight gains in Europe and Wall Street after U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben ... boost them if the economy fails to meet expectations. The Fed wants to see substantial progress in the job market before scaling back its $85 billion a month in purchase of government bonds ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    World stock markets rise ahead of US jobs report

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 05:11pm by AP

    ... KAY JOHNSON (AP Business Writer) BANGKOK (AP) — Optimism that easy European and U.S. monetary policy will continue boosted global stock markets Friday as investors awaited a key American ... of energy markets due to the military ouster of Egypt's president. Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan markets posted the biggest gains in Asia. Most of the region's other major indexes were also ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    World stock markets mixed ahead of US Fed meeting

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 04:50pm by AP

    ... ELAINE KURTENBACH (AP Business Writer) TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets traded fitfully Tuesday as investors watched for signs of a possible change in U.S. stimulus efforts by the Federal ... to be wavering. "There is still some selling pressure but overall the markets are sidelined. Investors are quite cautious about the Federal Reserve meeting," said Linus Yip, a strategist ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Asia stock markets fall on Fed uncertainty

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 11:02am by AP

    ... markets lower Monday. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 2.2 percent to 13,475.64, echoing U.S. stock markets losses Friday. The Dow dropped more than 200 points, its worst drop in six weeks. The Federal Reserve is spending $85 billion a month on buying bonds to push down interest rates in hopes of spurring borrowing and spending. That has propelled investors into stock markets in search ...




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