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Futures advanced modestly as November Retail Sales were better than expected, up 1.3 percent and 1.2 percent ex-transports (consensus was for a gain of 0.6 percent and 0.4 percent respectively).
Asian stocks rose on Friday after a slew of Chinese data showed the world's third-largest economy is on a brisk recovery path, fueling optimism that the global recovery is on track.
Asian stock markets ended mixed on Thursday, despite the modest gains on Wall Street overnight.
Asian stock markets traded lower on Wednesday, following the negative lead on Wall Street overnight.
Asian stock markets ended lower on Tuesday, after comments from Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke renewed concerns over a sluggish U.S. economy.
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Look for President Obama to sign climate change legislation into law in April, a barrage of carbon footprint commercials on TV, a sustainability label from Walmart and the election of green governors.
Asian stock markets painted a mixed picture on Monday, following a positive finish on Wall Street in the previous session. Tokyo rose 1.45 percent to a six-week closing high and Taipei ended Monday's session up 1.63 percent, a three-week peak. But Sydney fell as resource-related stocks dropped on the back of a slump in gold and copper prices.
U.S. policymakers may be looking to recast domestic cap-and-trade efforts as a new green-oriented stimulus package that invests in clean energy, employs Americans, tackles Chinese competition and banishes carbon emissions,—all at once.
The dollar stands secure as the anchor of China's mammoth foreign exchange reserves, even as Beijing seeks to diversify its investments across different currencies and assets, the forex reserve regulator said on Friday.
Asian stock markets ended mixed Friday, as Sydney fell 1.5 percent while Shanghai gained 1.6 percent.
General Motors has reached an agreement to sell half of its India operations and a small stake in its China business to its main joint-venture partner in China, in exchange for cash and an increased stake in a second Chinese venture, people with a detailed knowledge of the transaction said on Thursday evening.
Most Asian stock markets gained ground on Thursday, led by Tokyo's 3.8 percent but Shanghai closed lower.
Asian stock markets tracked a strong session on Wall Street, which saw the Dow climbing more than one percent to end at its highest level so far this year. Key indices in Seoul and Hong Kong chalked up over 1 percent each.
Asian stocks gained ground and Tokyo reversed course on Tuesday afternoon, as worries eased over Dubai's debt problems. The Nikkei 225 closed 2.4 percent higher, driven by news of a surprise BOJ meeting, which weighed on the yen and lifted exporters.
Asian stock markets staged a comeback Monday after Friday's steep losses, as worries about the potential negative impact of a Dubai debt default began to fade.
Asian stock markets tumbled on Friday as concerns about a new international banking crisis erupting in Dubai rattled investor confidence. Hong Kong led the way with a 4.8 percent dive, other major indices in Tokyo, Taipei and Seoul declined over 3 percent each.