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Asian Markets Mixed

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mixed in early trading 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. Markets in Taipei, Sydney, Wellington and Manila closed higher. The dollar was selling at 76.78 yen […]

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China’s Hainan Island Hit by Typhoon

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Residents of the southern Chinese island of Hainan are trying to recover from Typhoon Nesat, which struck the area Thursday after pounding Hong Kong with heavy winds and rains earlier in the day. Nesat hit Wenchang city with sustained winds of up to 150 kilometers an hour — making it the strongest typhoon to hit […]

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Deadly Typhoon Strikes Southern Chinese Island

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Nesat struck the southern Chinese island of Hainan Thursday afternoon, after pounding Hong Kong with heavy winds and rains earlier in the day. Forecasters say the storm hit Wenchang city with sustained winds up to 150 kilometers an hour, making it the strongest typhoon to hit China this year. Xinhua news agency said almost […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose one percent to finish at 8,701. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was closed due to the threat posed by Typhoon Nesat. Share prices were higher in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Bangkok, Sydney and Shanghai. […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 4:41 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose one percent to finish at 8,701. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was closed due to the threat posed by Typhoon Nesat. Share prices were higher in Manila, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Sydney and Shanghai. In currency trading, the U.S. dollar was selling at […]

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Deadly Typhoon Hammers Hong Kong on Path to Southern China

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful typhoon is pounding wide areas of southern China Thursday after cutting a path of death and destruction through the Philippines. Hong Kong officials reported heavy winds and rains from Typhoon Nesat, which was centered about 350 kilometers southwest of the Chinese territory and on a path for Hainan island with maximum sustained winds […]

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Asia Markets Close Mixed

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained a fraction of one percent to finish at 8,616. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost more than six-tenths of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,011. Share prices were higher in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 4:37 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained a fraction of one percent to finish at 8,616. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost more than six-tenths of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,011. Share prices were higher in Manila, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Shanghai. In currency […]

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Asia Markets Close Higher

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed higher Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose nearly three percent to finish at 8,610. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared over four percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,131. Share prices were also higher in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, The index in […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 4:36 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose nearly three percent to finish at 8,610. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared over four percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,131. Share prices were higher in Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila. In currency trading, the dollar was selling […]

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