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Asian Markets Mostly Lower

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly lower in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped seven-tenths of a percent to close at 9,448. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose four-tenths percent to end at 22,508. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Sydney. Markets closed lower in Shanghai, Taipei, Wellington and Manila. The dollar was selling at 80.38 […]

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Deportations Underway in Pan-Asian Swindling Ring

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Some of the nearly 600 suspected scam artists arrested in the crackdown on a massive Asian Internet swindling ring are headed to their home countries. Officials from nations that participated in the raids said deportations began Saturday. Taiwanese police announced the arrests Friday, saying suspects had been detained in Taiwan as well as in Cambodia, […]

Nearly 600 Arrested in Asia Swindling Ring

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Taiwan police Friday said nearly 600 people had been arrested across Asia in a joint effort to break up a swindling ring. Of those arrested in raids Thursday, about 400 were Taiwan citizens and 180 were from mainland China. Arrests were made in Cambodia, mainland China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand. In Cambodia, the Ministry […]

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Asian Markets Close Mixed

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,514. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped eight-tenths of a percent , to end at 22,420. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Taipei, Seoul, Mumbai, Singapore, Bangkok, Jakarta and Manila. Markets closed higher in Shanghai, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur […]

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Asian Markets Mixed

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mixed in early trading Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,514. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped eight-tenths of a percent , to end at 22,418. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Taipei and Manila. Markets closed higher in Shanghai, Sydney and Wellington. The dollar […]

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Survey Ranks China Above Japan as US Partner

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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An annual survey of Americans shows China is now viewed as the most important U.S. partner in Asia, surpassing Japan for the first time in more than 35 years. The U.S. survey, commissioned by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, showed 39 percent of the American public chose China as the most important U.S. partner, […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,467. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,609. Share prices were higher in Bangkok and Sydney, but lower in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,467. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,609. Share prices were higher in Sydney, but lower in Manila, Shanghai, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-tenth of one percent to finish at 9,449. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,662. Share prices were higher in Manila, Shanghai, and Wellington, but lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney and […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-tenth of one percent to finish at 9,449. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,662. Share prices were higher in Manila, Shanghai, and Wellington, but lower in Sydney and Taiwan. In currency trading, the dollar was […]

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