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Asian stocks slid on Monday following Friday's sharp drop on Wall Street as anti-government rioting in Egypt prompted investors to flee to less risky assets to ride out the turmoil.
China’s M&A activity hit record levels in 2010, with overseas acquisitions dominating a quarter of the deals. While Chinese firms have had success in its quest to go global, the end result is not always smooth sailing.
Asian stocks were lower on Friday, as caution pervaded following warnings by the IMF and ratings agencies on United States and Japan.
Asian stocks rose Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers voted unanimously to maintain a $600 billion bond-buying plan to fuel an economic recovery.
Asian stocks traded mixed on Wednesday after a flat finish on Wall Street.
Asian stocks climbed on Tuesday after a strong session on Wall Street which saw the Dow Jones Industrials finishing 20 points shy of 12,000.
Asian stocks were higher on Monday on mild bargain buying after a sell-off last week.
Big Australian retailers such as Myer and Harvey Norman have for years enjoyed a cozy dominance of the local market and fat margins, but now they are howling in pain as shoppers discover bargains are to be had online.
Asian stocks finished mostly lower on Friday on concerns over further tightening measures by China after the latest growth figures released on Thursday showed the economy continuing to power ahead.
Asian stocks finished lower with substantial declines for Chinese shares on worries stronger than expected growth could lead to tighter monetary policy.
Asian stocks opened mostly higher Wednesday, after gains on Wall Street, buoyed by robust earnings for Apple whose stock climbed in extended trade and after target price hikes for Google lifted Wall Street.
Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday, but technology plays outperformed despite news the Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs would take medical leave for the third time since 2004.
Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Monday after the latest tightening move from China's central bank.
The rare earth story jumped to front pages in 2010. China dominates the market for the arcane metals, which are vital to technology products. Which companies, though, can fill that need, now that China has begun to limit exports?
Asian stocks closed mixed on Friday, weighed down by a drop in resources-related shares as commodity prices declined.
Asian stocks rose on Thursday after a successful bond auction in Portugal eased fears about the euro zone's debt crisis and boosted European and U.S. stocks.
Asian stocks rose on Wednesday as global markets halted recent losing streaks and posted modest gains on the back of solid earnings reports and positive broker comments, while investors await the outcome of debt issuance in the euro zone.
Asian stock markets ended mixed on Tuesday as government debt burdens in Europe weighed on investor sentiment.
Asian stocks mostly traded to the downside on Monday, after a lackluster U.S. job report drove Wall Street lower Friday, but trading volume was light with Japan markets closed for a public holiday.
Asian markets ended mixed on Friday as investors stayed cautious ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.