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    Asian stocks rise on optimistic data from China and Japan

    AFP, Published on 09/09/2013

    » HONG KONG - Asian markets rose Monday as strong Chinese trade data lifted hopes for the global economic outlook, while Japanese stocks were boosted by improved growth figures and Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Olympics.

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    Asian stocks climb after China rate cut

    Published on 24/11/2014

    » HONG KONG — Asian markets rallied Monday after China's surprise move last week to cut interest rates for the first time in more than two years as its leaders try to strengthen growth.

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    US stocks drop as China equity slump deepens

    Published on 08/07/2015

    » NEW YORK — US stocks tumbled in opening trade Wednesday as another big drop in the Chinese equity markets amplified concerns about the world's second-biggest economy.

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    Asian shares mostly lower

    Published on 30/09/2014

    » HONG KONG — Asian markets mostly slipped Tuesday, with Hong Kong hit for a second day as a pro-democracy protest showed no signs of abating and a gauge of Chinese manufacturing came in below forecast.

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    Asia markets mostly rise

    Published on 15/10/2014

    » HONG KONG — Asian markets rose Wednesday, with bargain-hunters providing some lift after recent losses while data showing Chinese inflation at a five-year low raised hopes for fresh economy-boosting measures from Beijing.

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    Yuan devaluation boosts Chinese shares

    AFP, Published on 11/08/2015

    » HONG KONG - Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday, with Shanghai and Hong Kong boosted by news China's central bank is devaluing its currency while other regional markets fell.

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    Guarded hopefulness

    Asia focus, Published on 16/11/2015

    » John Micklethwait is a newspaper man seized by fear and hope for the future of journalism. To be sure, "newspaper man" is a bit of an anachronistic description for the new editor-in-chief at Bloomberg News, where no ink is spilled on paper. Across 325,000 Bloomberg terminals, headlines splash upon screens in seconds, bumping stale events much faster than one wraps fish with yesterday's page one.

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    Asian shares down as Wall St tumbles

    Published on 07/05/2015

    » HONG KONG — Asian shares fell Thursday after Wall Street dropped on weaker-than-expected US economic data and a warning from US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen that stock valuations were "quite high".

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    Is the Thai stock exchange international enough for you?

    Business, Published on 22/06/2015

    » Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? If you love fairy tales, you would probably say Snow White. But if you're a man who is in love, you might be inclined to disagree. After all, we're all entitled to our own opinion. And beauty is a particularly difficult quality to define. But how about stock exchanges? Which is the fairest exchange of them all? New York, London, Hong Kong and, of course, Singapore spring to mind. What do they all have in common? They are all considered international exchanges. Thailand, or more precisely the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), is not on the list. Should it be?

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    Asia shares lose steam

    Published on 06/05/2015

    » HONG KONG — Asian stocks lost steam on Wednesday, with most leading indexes in retreat after US markets slumped on worries about surging oil prices and growing tensions over the Greek debt crisis.

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