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  • Robust Chinese Data Boost Asian Shares Wednesday, 11 Nov 2009 | 5:07 AM ET

    Asian stock markets made modest gains on Wednesday, as investors shrugged off the rocky session on Wall Street overnight and focused instead on strong data out of China, which showed factory output jumping to a 19-month high in October.

  • Asia Stocks End Higher after Strong US Session Tuesday, 10 Nov 2009 | 5:21 AM ET

    Asian shares finished higher on Tuesday, following a rally on Wall Street which saw U.S. indices finishing at their highest levels in more than a year.

  • Asian Markets End Up, Sydney Up 1.8% Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | 6:20 AM ET

    Asian markets chalked up gains on Monday, led by Sydney's 1.8 percent advance. However, investors remained concern over the state of the U.S. economy after the mixed jobs report released on Friday.

  • Asian Stocks End Higher on US Recovery Hopes Friday, 6 Nov 2009 | 5:09 AM ET

    Asia's key indexes rebounded Friday from losses in the previous session, after strong U.S. jobs data reinforced hopes the economy is recovering.

  • Farrell: First Australia, Now India, And Hong Kong Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 9:35 AM ET

    Most expect Korea to bump rates up and to start its exit program to get in front of any potential inflation. There has also been chatter about resource based Norway raising rates as well.

  • US Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben S. Bernanke

    Fed Chairman Bernanke called for the US to whittle down its record-high budget deficits and for countries like China to get their consumers to spend more.

  • Take Profit on Asian Properties Now Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 2:07 AM ET

    This is the right time to take profit on property investments, said Matt Nacard, head of property research, Asia at Macquarie Securities, especially across Asia where governments are looking to cool things down.

  • Market Tips: When to Short Energy Firms Tuesday, 29 Sep 2009 | 5:28 AM ET

    Global stocks were slightly lower in subdued trade on Tuesday, with weaker commodity shares offsetting gains in bank stocks. Experts tell CNBC to short energy companies when oil prices rise and that Japan is still cheap.

  • Ex-Morgan Stanley Banker Gets 7 Years in Jail Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | 6:05 AM ET

    An ex-Morgan Stanley banker was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison in Hong Kong's biggest insider trading case -- an "unprecedented" scam a judge said undermined the integrity of a leading Asian financial center.

  • Help Wanted: Asian Banks Hiring, Lead Jobs Recovery Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 12:45 PM ET

    Asia has already emerged more forcefully from recession than the U.S. and Europe and thatĀ  upturnĀ  is starting to feed into the job market. Hiring is starting to pick up again, recruiters and bankers say.

  • Asian Stocks End Slightly Higher but Caution Remains Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 5:18 AM ET

    Asian stocks ended slightly higher on Tuesday but investors stayed cautious after economic data from China showed a weaker-than-expected increase in July industrial output. This also followed a lower end in the U.S. as investors took a breather after a four-week rally.

  • US Jobs Report Lifts Asia, Nikkei Hits 10-Month High Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 3:54 AM ET

    Asian markets marched higher on Monday after the latest U.S. employment numbers showed signs of a stabilizing job market, raising hopes that the United States can lead the world out of a recession.

  • Asian Markets Wobble Ahead of US Jobs Data Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 2:20 AM ET

    Asian stocks dipped Friday as investors grew cautious before a key U.S. jobs report, while the Australian dollar got only a brief lift despite signals from the central bank that interest rates could rise over time.

  • Chinese Stocks Tumble, Australian Dollar Climbs Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 2:25 AM ET

    Stocks in Shanghai dropped as much as 3% Thursday, weighed by speculation China may take more steps to rein in liquidity, slashing the Australian dollar's gains, while copper slid from 10-month highs after disappointing U.S. services data.

  • Asian Markets Suffer Late Session Selloff Wednesday, 5 Aug 2009 | 5:31 AM ET

    Asian markets took a tumble late in the session Wednesday, as selling accelerated causing stocks to slump. Japan closed down over 1% after trading flat for most of the session.

  • Asia Advances, Australian Dollar Hits 10-Month High Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | 2:16 AM ET

    Asian stocks climbed to an 11-month high Tuesday on hopes a V-shaped recovery may be forming in the United States, while the Australian dollar hit its highest since late September after solid housing and retail sales data.

  • Asia Recovery Lifts Stocks, Hits the Greenback Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | 2:28 AM ET

    Asian markets inched up to an 11-month high Monday on mounting evidence that the global economic recovery is picking up speed, giving a boost to oil and copper prices while hurting the safe-haven U.S. dollar.

  • UBS Sued over 77-Year-Old Lady's $26 Million Loss Wednesday, 29 Jul 2009 | 4:24 AM ET
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    Swiss banking giant UBS is being sued in Hong Kong for allegedly duping a 77-year-old woman into buying highly risky derivative investments that cost her nearly $26 million in losses.

  • Asian Markets Close Higher But Nikkei Slips Tuesday, 28 Jul 2009 | 5:29 AM ET

    Asia markets closed mostly higher Tuesday after racking up solid gains in recent sessions. Upbeat data on U.S. new home sales lifted confidence on Wall Street and in Asia, but Japan markets slipped marginally to break their nine-day winning streak.

  • Asian Stocks Rise, Nikkei Crosses 10,000 Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | 5:19 AM ET

    Asian stocks rose across the board on positive earnings momentum Monday, helped by a solid run on Wall Street which saw the Dow cap its best two-week performance since 2000.