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Asian Stocks Lower

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed lower Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped nearly one and one-half percent to finish at 9,926. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index plunged over three percent to finish the day’s trading at 21,663. Share prices were lower in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 79.62 […]

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Asian Markets Close Lower

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed lower Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped seven-tenths of a percent to close at 10,070. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 1.69 percent , to end at 22,343. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Wellington and Manila. Markets also closed lower in Seoul, Sydney, Singapore, Mumbai and Bangkok. […]

Asian Markets Lower

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were lower in early trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped seven-tenths of a percent to close at 10,070. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 1.69 percent , to end at 22,343. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Sydney, Wellington, Taipei and Manila. Shanghai markets edged up slightly The dollar was selling at […]

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ADB to Help Boost Biomass Use in Southeast Asia

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The Asian Development Bank says it will help the Greater Mekong subregion increase the use of organic waste, or biomass, in agriculture. The bank said Monday the program will help the region to meet its growing need for clean energy and food security of poor and rural households. In a press release, the ADB said […]

Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained close to three-quarters of one percent to finish at 10,138. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared nearly one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,726. Share prices were higher in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Taipei, but lower […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained close to three-quarters of one percent to finish at 10,138. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared nearly one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,726. Share prices were higher in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney and Taipei, but lower in Wellington. In currency trading, the […]

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Asia Markets Close Mixed

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mixed Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one-tenth of one percent to finish at 10,071. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index earned a fraction of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,530. Share prices were higher in Bangkok, Jakarta, Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, but lower in Kuala Lumpur, […]

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Asian Stocks Lower

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one-tenth of one percent to finish at 10,071. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index earned a fraction of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,530. Share prices were higher in Sydney, but lower in Manila, Shanghai, Taipei and Wellington. In currency […]

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Asia Markets Close Mixed

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one percent to finish at 10,082. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost just over one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,518. Share prices were higher in Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Sydney and Taipei, but lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Manila, Mumbai, Shanghai, […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one percent to finish at 10,082. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost just over one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,518. Share prices were higher in Sydney and Taipei, but lower in Manila, Shanghai and Wellington. In currency trading, the dollar […]

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