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Asian Markets Higher

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 5:43 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were higher in early trading Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one percent , to close at 10,132. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped nearly three percent , to end at 22,445. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Taipei, Sydney, Shanghai and Wellington. Manila markets inched up slightly. The dollar was […]

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Asia Markets Close Mixed

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mixed Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained a fraction of one percent to finish at 10,010. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost a fraction of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 21,987. Share prices were higher in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila, […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained a fraction of one percent to finish at 10,010. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost a fraction of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 21,987. Share prices were higher in Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila and Shanghai. In currency trading, […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one and one-quarter percent to finish at 10,006. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was up nearly one-half of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,004. Share prices were higher in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one and one-quarter percent to finish at 10,006. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was up nearly one-half of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,004. Share prices were higher in Manila, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Shanghai. In currency […]

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Asian Match Fixer Jailed as Football Scandals Spread

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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A Singapore man has been sentenced to two years in jail for bribing football (soccer) players in the Finnish football league, as international match-fixing scandals continue to spread and investigators point to organized crime networks based in Southeast Asia. Tuesday’s verdict in Helsinki against Wilson Raj Perumal and nine Finnish players is the latest example […]

Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mixed Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nearly one percent to finish at 9,890. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained nearly one-half of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 21,902. Share prices were higher in Bangkok, Manila, Singapore and Wellington, but lower in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Sydney, Taipei […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nearly one percent to finish at 9,890. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained nearly one-half of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 21,902. Share prices were higher in Manila and Wellington, but lower in Sydney, Taipei and Shanghai. In currency trading, the dollar […]

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Asian Markets Close Mostly Lower

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Monday. Japanese markets were closed for a national holiday . Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped three-tenths of a percent to end at 21,805. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Taipei, Seoul, Sydney, Mumbai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Wellington. Markets inched up in Bangkok, Jakarta and Manila. The […]

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Asian Markets Lower

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were lower in trading Monday. Japanese markets were closed for a national holiday . Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped three-tenths of a percent to end at 21,805. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. Markets edged up in Manila. The dollar was selling at 79.02 yen in […]