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  • WORLD

    Sharp shares lose $1bn

    AFP, Published on 03/08/2012

    » Shares in Japan's Sharp dived 30% to their lowest level in almost 40 years Friday, wiping more than US$1 billion off its value, after the company warned that its annual loss would be bigger than first thought.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Mobile phone battle: Apple 1, Samsung 0

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 28/08/2012

    » Apple wins round #1 in global battle over ownership of mobile phone technology but the fight is not over yet.

  • WORLD

    Cyprus crisis sends stocks down

    Published on 19/03/2013

    » LONDON - Europe's main stock markets lost ground on Monday on news that Cyprus might tax bank deposits as part of a controversial international bailout.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Weekly business news quiz: October 21-25, 2013

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 25/10/2013

    » Check if you understand the issues and vocabulary in this week's most important business news stories.

  • WORLD

    Asian shares mixed, eyes on US data

    AFP, Published on 19/02/2014

    » HONG KONG — Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday, with Tokyo stocks dropping after the previous session's surge, as investors awaited US housing data and minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting.

  • BUSINESS

    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.

  • BUSINESS

    Asian markets up, Europe rebounds

    Published on 02/12/2014

    » HONG KONG — Asian shares rose Tuesday, with energy firms clawing back some losses as oil prices recovered from multi-year lows, while Shanghai surged to a three-year high on hopes for more Chinese government easing.

  • BUSINESS

    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?

  • WORLD

    Asia stocks mixed on patchy US economic data

    AFP, Published on 06/08/2015

    » HONG KONG - Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday, as gains on Wall Street drove trading in Tokyo but patchy US economic data fed wider uncertainty in the region.

  • BUSINESS

    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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