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Biden Wraps Up China Visit, Heads for Mongolia

Posted August 21st, 2011 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar Monday after wrapping up his five-day visit to China. During the short stop in Mongolia, Biden is expected to demonstrate U.S. support for democratic development in the central Asian country and praise growing diplomatic ties between the United States and Mongolia. Japan is the third […]

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Asian Markets Close Lower

Posted August 19th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed lower Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped two-and-a-half percent , to close at 8,719. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell three percent , to end at 19,400. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Sydney, Mumbai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. Markets also closed lower in Jakarta, Wellington, Manila, Taipei and Seoul. […]

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Asian Markets Lower

Posted August 19th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were lower in early trading Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped two-and-a-half percent , to close at 8,719. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell three percent , to end at 19,400. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Taipei, Sydney, Manila, Shanghai and Wellington. The dollar was selling at 76.41 yen in currency trading, […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Lower

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost one and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,944. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slumped more than one and one-quarter percent to finish the day’s trading at 20,016. Share prices were higher in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Manila, but lower in Bangkok, Mumbai, Seoul, […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost one and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,944. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slumped more than one and one-quarter percent to finish the day’s trading at 20,016. Share prices were higher in Manila, but lower in Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one-half of one percent to finish at 9,057. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained nearly four-tenths of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 20,289. Share prices were higher in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Seoul, Sydney and Wellington, but lower in […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one-half of one percent to finish at 9,057. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained nearly four-tenths of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 20,289. Share prices were higher in Wellington and Sydney, but lower in Manila, Shanghai and Taipei. In currency […]

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Asian Markets Close Mostly Lower

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Asian markets closed mostly lower Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained two-tenths of one percent to close at 9,107. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost a quarter of one percent to end at 20,212. Elsewhere, markets were higher in Manila, Wellington and Seoul. The markets in Jakarta, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Mumbai, Taipei, Shanghai and Sydney […]

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Asian Markets Close Mixed

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed in Tuesday trading. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained two-tenths of one percent to close at 9,107. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost a quarter of one percent to end at 20,212. Elsewhere, markets were higher in Manila and Wellington. The markets in Taipei, Shanghai and Sydney closed lower. In currency trading, […]

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Asian Markets Close Higher

Posted August 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed higher Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose 1.37 percent , to close at 9,086. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped 3.26 percent , to end at 20,260. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Wellington and Manila. Markets also closed higher in Shanghai, Sydney, Singapore and Bangkok. Markets were […]

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