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  • Asian Markets Close Mostly Higher on Fed-Minutes Rally Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | 6:05 AM ET

    Asian markets closed broadly higher Wednesday, having been cheered by a rally on Wall Street the previous day after the Federal Open Market Committee's meeting minutes revealed a unanimous decision to cut US interest rates.

  • Asian markets swung back into positive territory to close higher Tuesday with Australia setting a new record and South Korea finishing almost flat after an erratic session with stocks see-sawing.

  • Asian markets finished mixed Monday, with South Korea closing at a new record high while China closed having reached record intra-day peaks. Trading volume was thin with Japanese markets closed for a one-day holiday.

  • SOHO's Debut Bodes Well for Dozen Chinese IPOs Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 2:01 AM ET

    SOHO China shares rose as much as 23% on their Monday debut after investors flocked to the Chinese developer's US$1.65 billion IPO despite Beijing's efforts to cool the property market.

  • Asian Markets End Mixed Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 5:36 AM ET

    Asian stocks had a mixed end to the week as many investors stayed out of the market in the run-up to the U.S. jobs data due later Friday. Japanese, South Korean and Taiwanese stocks were weaker, but the Heng Seng enjoyed a late-session rally.

  • Asian Markets Close Lower as Chip Stocks Weigh Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 6:51 AM ET
    A man uses his mobile phone in front of electronic stock boards at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX Ltd.) headquarters in Sydney, Australia.

    Asian stocks finished mostly lower Thursday as losses in the chip sector pulled the major indexes into the red, following a negative report on Intel.

  • Asian Stocks Close Mixed After Late-Session Slump Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 5:18 AM ET

    Asian stocks finished mixed Wednesday following a late-session decline in Hong Kong and Singapore as investors took profits in the wake of a two-day rally.

  • Henderson Land Development said it will pay $5.5 billion to buy unit Henderson Investment's entire interest in Hong Kong & China Gas Co, marking the end of the group's marathon reorganization.

  • Asian markets finished higher across the board Tuesday, with Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore and South Korea in record-breaking territory lifted by financial companies after big banks, including Citigroup, set out their losses from subprime crisis, raising hopes that the worst may be over.

  • Asian markets finished broadly in positive territory Monday, with Singapore seeing the best of the day's gains. Japan and South Korea both finished higher but Australia gave up earlier gains to close just a touch lower.

  • Asian markets finished the week mixed Friday with Australia setting a new record as the surge in oil and commodity prices boosted shares of resource producers. But Japanese stocks lost steam after yesterday's advance and finished the day weaker.

  • Asian Markets Close Higher in Global Rally Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 6:07 AM ET

    Asian markets closed higher across the board Thursday, with banking and technology stocks climbing after gains on Wall Street. Australia closed at a new peak while Japan finished at a six-week high.

  • Asian Stocks Close Mostly Higher, China Falls Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 5:43 AM ET

    Asian stocks finished mostly in the green Wednesday, following a quiet trading day with a couple of markets closed for public holidays. The U.S. dollar hit another record low against the euro after weak U.S. economic data boosted expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates again next month.

  • Asian Markets Close Mixed, Australia Sets New Record Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 5:45 AM ET

    Renewed concerns about credit markets and a slide in the U.S. dollar hurt some Asian financial and technology stocks Tuesday, but higher metals prices pushed Australian shares to close at a record high.

  • China Airline Shares Tank After Air China Scraps Deal Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 1:27 AM ET

    Shares of China Eastern Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways and Air China nose-dived on Tuesday after Air China and Cathay said they would not proceed with a plan to buy a slice of China Eastern. .

  • Asian markets closed firmly higher Monday with Australia setting a new record close, though trading was light due to holidays in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.

  • Cathay Pacific Airways is looking to invest in China Eastern Airlines, a move that could derail rival Singapore Airlines's deal to acquire a stake in the mainland carrier, according to newspaper reports.

  • Asian Markets Close Mixed, U.S. Inflation in Focus Friday, 21 Sep 2007 | 5:15 AM ET

    Asian markets had a mixed end to the week as worries about U.S. inflation grew on the back of a persistently weak U.S. dollar. Japan closed lower but South Korea finished at a seven-week high despite spending most of the session in flat territory.

  • A Mantou Affair Friday, 21 Sep 2007 | 3:14 AM ET

    Greater China investors have much to celebrate. Despite the recent turmoil in financial markets, stocks in China and Hong Kong are still booking double- and triple-digit gains year-to-date. This week's A Fund Affair takes a look at a hedge fund that invests in Chinese companies listed across the region.

  • China to Limit Investments in Hong Kong Stocks Friday, 21 Sep 2007 | 1:57 AM ET

    Beijing will cap a program allowing its citizens to invest in Hong Kong's stock market, regulators said on Friday, scaling back an earlier aggressive plan to open a gateway for its capital accounts.