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  • Euro Stocks off Lows but Asia Nosedives Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 6:56 AM ET

    European stocks pared back some of the losses on Wednesday after plunging about 8 percent earlier in the session as credit fears grew.

  • Asian Stocks Mixed After Australia Cuts Rates Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 5:11 AM ET

    Asian stocks saw a turnaround in trade Tuesday after a dramatic 100 basis point rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia. Markets were paring back sharp losses that had seen the Nikkei crashing the 10,000 level at one point in the session. 

  • Asian Markets Get Mauled, Tokyo and Seoul Plunge 4% Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 5:17 AM ET

    Asian markets fell 4%  Monday and the yen surged to a 2-year high against the euro as investors doubted the scattered European response to the financial crisis and the $700 billion U.S. bank bailout could prevent a global recession.

  • Asian Markets Slide, Japan Sinks Below 11,000 Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 5:15 AM ET

    Asian markets fell sharply Friday while the yen rose to a two-year high against the euro on fears the $700 billion financial rescue bill still needing final U.S. government approval may not be enough to keep the global economy from falling into recession.

  • Asian Markets Fall Despite Senate Bailout Approval Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | 5:17 AM ET

    Asian markets closed mostly lower Thursday and safe haven assets such as government debt gained after the U.S. Senate's approval of a massive bank bailout plan failed to dispel the deepening worries about the global economy. Japan closed 1.9 percent lower while South Korea shed 1.4 percent.

  • Asian Markets End Higher on Bailout Hopes Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | 5:01 AM ET

    Stocks in Japan and Australia bounced higher Wednesday and the yen steadied as investors edged away from safety plays on hopes that a salvaged Wall Street rescue plan in Washington could keep global equities rallying.

  • Asian Markets Come Off Lows, Japan Sheds 4% Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | 4:55 AM ET

    Asian markets pared back losses Tuesday, but were still firmly in the red, putting them on course for the biggest monthly decline in more than a decade after U.S. lawmakers rejected a $700 billion plan to end financial panic and stave off recession.  Both Japan and Australia finished over 4 percent lower.

  • Asian Markets Wobble Ahead of US Bailout Plan Vote Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 5:10 AM ET

    Asian markets slipped into negative territory after a firm open Monday, as investors waited to see the details of the $700 billion rescue package agreed by U.S. lawmakers.

  • Asian Markets Slide as US Bailout Plan Stalls Friday, 26 Sep 2008 | 5:09 AM ET

    Asian markets fell Friday as political wrangling continued to stall approval of the U.S. government's $700 billion rescue plan for the financial sector, dashing hopes of a quick recovery.

  • Asian Stocks End Mixed, Bailout Fears Persist Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | 5:32 AM ET

    Asian markets were mixed Thursday, pressured by doubts over the U.S. government's proposed $700 billion bailout plan and worries about the economic fallout from the crisis.

  • Asian Markets Are Jittery as US Bailout Doubts Persist Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 5:51 AM ET

    Asian stock markets were jittery Wednesday, as fears that U.S. lawmakers will stall a proposed $700 billion bailout of the battered financial sector haunted investors and a firmer yen hurt Japanese exporters.

  • Asian Markets Fall on US Bailout Doubts Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 5:09 AM ET

    Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday on skepticism about how Washington's $700 billion bailout plan can restore confidence in the U.S. financial system when the economy may be facing a recession.

  • Markets Gain on Rescue Plan, Questions Remain Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 5:26 AM ET

    Asian markets climbed Monday, after more details about the U.S. government's $700 billion crisis solution encouraged bargain hunting, but questions lingered about long-term implications and the economic outlook.

  • Asian Stocks Rally, Shanghai Surges 9% Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 5:28 AM ET

    Asian markets staged a strong rebound on Friday after four straight sessions of massive losses. China and Hong Kong led the rally, both up more than a whopping 9 percent following Wall Street's best performance best day in six years.

  • Fear Slams Asian Stocks, but Hong Kong Rebounds Thursday, 18 Sep 2008 | 6:22 AM ET

    Asian markets took a beating Thursday, but emergency actions by central banks and governments around the world saw a late-session rebound in the Hong Kong and Singapore markets.      

  • Asian Stocks End Mixed as Relief Rally Fizzles Wednesday, 17 Sep 2008 | 6:57 AM ET

    Asian markets were mixed while oil rose $3 a barrel Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would bail out American International Group in a dramatic about-face as victims of the financial crisis kept piling up.

  • Asian Markets Tumble on Financial Turmoil Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 5:06 AM ET
    Stock investors watch stock movement at a stock exchange in Chengdu, China.

    Markets bleed red all over the region Tuesday, with Japan's Nikkei losing 5% and South Korea's KOSPI shedding 6%, as upheaval on Wall Street fueled investor uncertainty about a spillover into Asia.

  • Asian Markets Tumble on Lehman Woes Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 5:36 AM ET

    Asian markets -- the few of them that were opened today -- fell sharply as U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, dragging down financials.

  • Asian Markets Bounce, Eyes on Lehman Sale Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 5:16 AM ET

    Asian markets rose Friday, with shares outside of Japan rebounding from a 23-month low on reports Lehman Brothers had put itself up for sale, suggesting a smaller risk of a Wall Street meltdown spreading to the region.

  • Asian Markets Extend Losses, Japan Sheds 2% Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 5:07 AM ET

    Asian markets declined 1% on average Thursday, weighed down by banking shares after Lehman Brothers failed to to restore investor confidence with plans to sell a majority stake in its asset management unit and spin off commercial real estate.