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Asia Markets Close Mostly Lower

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one percent to finish at 8,456. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index plunged nearly three and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 16,250. Share prices were higher in Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one percent to finish at 8,456. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index plunged nearly three and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 16,250. Share prices were higher in Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila and Sydney. The Shanghai index was […]

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Prices Plunge on Asian Markets, Dollar Dips

Posted October 3rd, 2011 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed sharply lower Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost one and three-quarters percent to finish at 8,545. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost more than 4 percent after being closed Friday due to a typhoon, and closed at 16,822. Share prices also were lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, […]

Asian Markets Sharply Lower

Posted October 3rd, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed sharply lower in Monday trading on concerns about Greece’s failure to meet a deficit reduction target set by European leaders as part of a bailout deal. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped 1.8 percent to close at 8,545. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost 4.5 percent to end at 16,806. Elsewhere, share prices […]

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Philippines Struggles After Two Typhoons

Posted October 2nd, 2011 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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Rescuers are struggling Sunday to reach communities in northern provinces of the main Philippine island of Luzon, which were hit by two powerful typhoons last week Officials fanned out across flooded towns north of the capital of Manila in small boats and trucks, delivering food and water and pleading with residents who still refused to […]

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Philippines Hit by Second Typhoon in Week

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Nalgae slammed into the main Philippine island of Luzon Saturday, killing at least one person and adding to the suffering caused by an earlier typhoon. Nalgae made landfall on Luzon’s east coast Saturday morning, with sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour and dangerous gusts of up to 195 kilometers per hour. Thousands of […]

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Philippines Hit by Second Typhoon in Week

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Nalgae slammed into the main Philippine island of Luzon Saturday, bringing more suffering to more than a million people still trapped from flooding caused by Typhoon Nesat, which ravaged Luzon Tuesday. Nalgae made landfall on Luzon’s east coast Saturday morning, with sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour and dangerous gusts up to 195 […]

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Philippines Hit by Second Typhoon in Week

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Nalgae slammed into the main Philippine island of Luzon Saturday, bringing more suffering to more than a million people still trapped from flooding caused by Typhoon Nesat, which ravaged Luzon Tuesday. Nalgae made landfall on Luzon’s east coast Saturday morning, with sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour and dangerous gusts up to 195 […]

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Phillipines Hit by Back-to-Back Typhoons

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Residents in the Philippines are bracing for another powerful storm expected to dump massive amounts of rain over the same area just flooded by Typhoon Nerat. Forecasters say the new storm, Typhoon Nalgae, will hit the main island of Luzon Saturday morning. They say Nalgae has intensified rapidly and now bears winds of more than […]

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Asian Markets Close Mixed

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index was unchanged , to close at 8,700. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped 2.32 percent , to end at 17,592. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Mumbai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. Markets closed higher in Taipei, Seoul, Sydney, Jakarta, Wellington and Manila. The U.S. […]

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