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Asian Markets Close Lower

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed lower Monday. Japanese markets were closed Monday for a national holiday . Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 2.76 percent , to end at 18,918. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Wellington. Markets also closed lower in Shanghai, Seoul, Sydney, Singapore, Mumbai and Bangkok. Manila stocks […]

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Asian Markets Lower

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were lower in Monday trading. Japanese markets were closed Monday for a national holiday . Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 2.76 percent , to end at 18,918. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington and Taipei. Manila stocks closed slightly higher. The dollar was selling at 76.84 yen in […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose two and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,864. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared nearly one and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,455. Share prices were higher in Jakarta, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose two and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,864. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared nearly one and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,455. Share prices were higher in Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila. In currency trading, the […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,669. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose nearly three-quarters of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,181. Share prices were higher in Bangkok, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney and Taipei, but lower […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,669. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose nearly three-quarters of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,181. Share prices were higher in Manila, Sydney and Taipei, but lower in Wellington and Shanghai. In […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Lower

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost one and one-tenth percent to finish at 8,519. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained a fraction of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,045. Share prices were higher in Mumbai, Singapore and Shanghai, but lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost one and one-tenth percent to finish at 8,519. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained a fraction of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,045. Share prices were higher in Shanghai, but lower in Manila, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the […]

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ADB: Asia Must Plan for Unprecedented Aging of Population

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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Asian governments are being warned to plan for the future as the region’s population ages more rapidly than ever in human history. The Asian Development Bank says in a report Wednesday that China’s ratio of elderly to working-age people will quadruple by 2050. It says other countries with fairly younger populations, like India, Pakistan and […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Lower

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Most Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Tuesday. However, Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one percent to finish at 8,617. Share prices were also higher in Kuala Lumpur, Sydney and Wellington, but lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Manila, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore and Taiwan. Indexes in Hong Kong and Seoul were closed Tuesday. In currency trading, the […]

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