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    1. November 13, 2012

      Business sentiment fall hits Sydney index

      Australian shares led losses in the Asia-Pacific region on Tuesday as business sentiment fell, while broader markets...

    2. October 10, 2012

      Japanese carmakers hit by China concerns

      Tokyo stocks fell sharply on Wednesday as investors took fright over the risks mounting up against Japanese equities,...

    1. September 27, 2012

      Stimulus speculation lifts Chinese stocks

      Chinese stocks in Shanghai and Hong Kong rose sharply as speculation intensified that Beijing was to announce measures to...

    2. June 26, 2012

      Asian shares dip on eurozone woes

      Asian shares fell for a fourth day as a downgrade of Spanish banks by Moody’s and news Cyprus was seeking a bailout...

    3. June 6, 2012

      Sydney stocks disappoint after strong GDP

      Asia-Pacific stocks bounced strongly on Wednesday as speculation that central banks are poised to embark on a round of...

    4. February 28, 2012

      Tokyo stocks climb after strong retail sales

      Asian equities were buoyed on Tuesday by renewed hopes that Greece’s current bail-out will cause no further global market...

    5. February 23, 2012

      Will Beijing loosen monetary policy further?

      Investors breathed a sigh of relief last weekend as the People’s Bank of China finally validated expectations for easier...

    6. February 20, 2012

      Weaker yen continues to push Nikkei higher

      Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 Average extended its six-month high with export stocks continuing to feel the benefit of a weaker yen....

    7. January 10, 2012

      Monetary easing hopes lift China shares

      A strong performance from the commodities sector helped China’s Shanghai Composite index rise for the third consecutive...

    8. December 15, 2011

      Japanese stocks hit by Tankan outlook fears

      Asian equities fell on Thursday as the chill from Europe’s debt crisis was reflected by manufacturers in Japan. The...

    9. November 9, 2011

      HK and China stocks lifted by policy hopes

      Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped back above the 20,000 level for the first time in almost two weeks as easing Chinese...

    10. October 7, 2011

      Exporters help Asia to pare losses

      Asian equity markets put on strong gains in the final two sessions, but for some the rally was not robust enough to...

    11. September 27, 2011

      Asia-Pacific stocks leap on recovery hopes

      Asian shares rallied sharply from 16-month lows on Tuesday, as the benchmark regional index made its biggest daily advance...

    12. August 15, 2011

      Hong Kong and Sydney lead Asian advance

      Strong gains for resource stocks and financials gave a sharp lift to indices in Hong Kong and Sydney as Asia’s equity...

    13. June 29, 2011

      Europe’s banks buoyed by Athens ‘yes’ vote

      European equity investors on Wednesday built on the gains made in the previous two sessions, but the Greek parliament’s...

    14. June 16, 2011

      Asian stocks fall sharply on growth concerns

      The fallout from the global malaise of slowing growth and the mounting eurozone debt crisis pushed Asian stocks sharply...

    15. May 30, 2011

      New Zealand dollar hits record high

      New Zealand’s dollar rose to its highest free-float level against its US counterpart after the country’s trade surplus...

    16. April 29, 2011

      Tokyo gains drive Asian stocks higher

      Asian stocks added to recent gains this week, largely thanks to Tokyo’s Nikkei Average hitting its best level since last...

    17. March 6, 2011

      Expectations rise of New Zealand rate cut

      The Bank of England and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand both announce interest rate decisions this week, but, given last...

    18. February 9, 2011

      Asian stocks fall in reaction to China rate rise

      Inflation fears drove Asian markets down to their worst performance in three weeks as Hong Kong stocks tumbled to the lowest...

    19. January 21, 2011

      China tightening fears pressure Asian stocks

      Japanese stocks suffered their biggest weekly loss for three months as markets across the region were hit by fears that...

    20. November 5, 2010

      Resource stocks drive Asian equities to 2-year highs

      Asian stocks climbed to 28-month highs and their biggest weekly gains in nearly a year as commodity-related shares soared...

    21. October 27, 2010

      Asian stocks weaker as resource stocks weigh

      Asian stocks fell the most in more than two weeks but the Tokyo market edged forward as the yen drifted further away from...

    22. October 20, 2010

      Chinese property stocks under pressure

      Asian stock markets retreated for a fourth-successive session as investors reacted to China’s unexpected interest rate rise....

    23. October 11, 2010

      Mining and metals stocks push Asia higher

      Shanghai stocks led a broadly positive session in Asia, jumping sharply for the second-consecutive trading day as investors...

    24. FT Alphaville

      May 19, 2010

      How the Wolf Pack is (already) playing the BaFin ban

      How do you say “law of unintended consequences” in German? With the naked short-selling of eurozone bonds, credit default...

    25. January 20, 2010

      Renminbi keeps analysts guessing

      Few questions loom larger with currency strategists this year than whether, and to what extent, China will allow its...

    26. January 19, 2010

      Renminbi keeps analysts guessing

      Few questions loom larger with currency strategists this year than whether, and to what extent, China will allow its...

    27. November 19, 2007

      Singapore growth pace may be slowing

      Singapore’s economy posted its strongest growth rate in 18 months in the third quarter. But the pace of expansion could be...

    28. July 12, 2007

      Yen hits new low on BoJ rate decision

      The yen fell Thursday, hitting a new record low against the euro, after the Bank of Japan voted 8-1 in favour of leaving...

    29. July 10, 2007

      Yen plummets to record low against euro

      Japan's yen hit a fresh record low against the euro yesterday and fell against other high-yielding currencies as carry...

    30. July 9, 2007

      Yen plummets to record low against euro

      Japan’s yen hit a fresh record low against the euro on Monday and fell against other high-yielding currencies as carry...

    31. March 21, 2007

      Dollar under pressure after Fed decision

      The dollar slipped after the Federal Reserve kept US interest rates on hold at 5.25 per cent on Wednesday. The decision...

    32. March 20, 2007

      Dollar hit by new policy stance

      The dollar slipped on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve kept US interest rates on hold at 5.25 per cent. The decision...

    33. February 8, 2007

      S Korean exporters express concern

      The weakness of the yen has drawn concern from South Korean exporters, especially carmakers such as Hyundai Motor, as they...

    34. January 4, 2007

      Singapore economy keeps on growing

      The growth of Singapore's economy accelerated in the fourth quarter, supporting views by private economists that economic...

    35. January 3, 2007

      Singapore GDP growth exceeds expectations

      The growth of Singapore’s economy accelerated in the fourth quarter, providing support to private economists’ views that...

    36. December 4, 2006

      Asian central banks learn to live with dollar fall

      Asian central banks appear divided on how to respond to the falling US dollar. Several countries, including Thailand, South...

    37. September 5, 2006

      Data help yen break losing run

      The yen broke its losing streak yesterday, buoyed by a heady cocktail of strong Japanese data, stretched positioning and...

    38. September 4, 2006

      Yen breaks losing streak after strong data

      The yen broke its losing streak on Monday, buoyed by a heady cocktail of strong Japanese data, stretched positioning and...

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