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    Asia stocks surge on ECB move

    Published on 23/01/2015

    » HONG KONG — Asian equity markets rallied Friday after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a huge cash injection to kickstart the eurozone economy, while crude prices surged on news the monarch of oil kingpin Saudi Arabia had died.

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    Oil rout, China weakness-keep-stocks-on-back-foot

    Business, Published on 18/01/2016

    » Recap: Asian stock markets swung back and forth last week but brief rebounds proved unsustainable in the face of dire economic news. Oil prices sank to a 12-year low below US$30 per barrel as investors worried about the health of the global economy, while the slowdown in China and volatility in its markets continued to make for a nervous start to the year. The Thai stock market had a similarly wild ride, tracking the regional bourses.

  • BUSINESS

    Set stalls despite high turnover, global optimism

    Business, Published on 10/11/2014

    » Recap: US and European markets surged last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new high, buoyed by signals from the European Central Bank (ECB) signal that it stands ready to introduce more economic stimulus measures if necessary.

  • BUSINESS

    Asian markets jittery over Greece woes

    Published on 05/02/2015

    » HONG KONG — Concerns about Greece's plans to renegotiate its bailout rattled Asian markets Thursday and put pressure on the euro, while Shanghai and Hong Kong reversed early gains despite China cutting the amount of funds banks must hold in reserve.

  • BUSINESS

    Set Gains on oil revival as greek drama intensifies

    Business, Published on 09/02/2015

    » Recap: Asian stock markets were rattled by concerns about Greece's plans to renegotiate its bailout. Worries mounted after Greece's new finance minister clashed with his powerful German counterpart and the European Central Bank (ECB) moved to stop funding Greece's lenders.

  • BUSINESS

    ECB holds key rates steady

    Published on 16/07/2015

    » FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank held its key interest rates steady, as expected, at its regular policy meeting on Thursday, a spokesman said.

  • BUSINESS

    Asian markets boosted by US data

    Published on 08/01/2015

    » HONG KONG — Asian equity markets mostly rallied Thursday on strong US data and expectations for fresh eurozone stimulus measures, while oil prices gave up early gains to resume their downward trend after a surge in New York.

  • BUSINESS

    Asia markets mostly up

    Published on 19/01/2015

    » HONG KONG — Asian stock markets mostly rose Monday following a rally on Wall Street and a strong pick-up in oil prices, but Shanghai plunged almost 8% after regulators punished three major brokerages for rule violations.

  • BUSINESS

    Asia shares mixed, Europe stocks tumble

    Published on 30/10/2014

    » HONG KONG — Asian markets were mixed Thursday while the dollar resumed its upward march against the yen after the Federal Reserve wound up its vast bond-buying scheme and reiterated its plan to keep interest rates at record lows.

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