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  • Nikkei Outperforms; Asia Nervous Ahead of Fed Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 3:20 AM ET

    Japan's benchmark Nikkei index soared to a one-week high on Wednesday, underpinned by continued weakness in the yen and optimism about the Federal Reserve's policy decision.

  • No Great Rotation, But You Can't Tell From Yields Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 9:44 AM ET

    The Great Rotation may not consist of a mass rush out of bonds, but wait until investors see their quarterly statements.

  • Early Movers: MRK, GSK, AAPL, MSFT, BMY & More Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Asian Stocks Pare Gains to End Mixed Friday, 31 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Asian stock markets moved off session highs on Friday to end mixed with the Nikkei leading gains by 1.4 percent after its stunning 5 percent dive in the previous session. Sentiment improved after latest U.S. data eased concerns of an early end to the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program.

  • Nikkei Falls Over 5% in Steep Afternoon Sell-Off Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    Japan's benchmark index skidded below the 14,000 mark to a one-month low on Thursday, weighed down by a strengthening yen and volatile Japanese government bond yields (JGBs). The session brought the benchmark's total losses to 14 percent since last Thursday's plunge.

  • Nikkei Closes Down Over 7% After Volatile Session Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Japan's stock market finished Thursday's session 7 percent lower, in a hugely volatile session which saw the Nikkei gain 2 percent in early trade only to dive to a one-week low late in the session.

  • Australia, Japan Fall After Weak China Data Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Australian stocks retreated from Tuesday's four-and-a-half-year high after Chinese manufacturing data revealed the nation's economic recovery may not be on solid footing while the Nikkei 225 extended losses as the yen strengthened.

  • Rio Tinto Aims to Cut Almost Half of UK Jobs Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:35 PM ET

    Mining group Rio Tinto plans to almost halve the size of its London head office, cutting more than 200 jobs as it tries to slash more than $5 billion in costs by the end of next year.

  • Asia Ends Week on Tepid Note After Earnings Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 6:01 AM ET

    Asian stock markets traded cautiously on Friday as investors digested a raft of regional corporate earnings and as attention turned to first-quarter U.S. GDP figures for signs of whether the rally on Wall Street can continue.

  • China's 2% Rally Sparks Turnaround in Asia Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:47 AM ET

    Asian stocks reversed earlier losses on Friday led by a 2 percent rally in Shanghai as investors cheered news that the yuan's trading band may be widened, which offset bearish sentiment triggered by weak U.S economic data.

  • Glencore CEO: Russia a Great Investment Opportunity Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 8:58 AM ET
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    Russia is a prime investment location because of its massive natural resources, Ivan Glasenberg, the CEO of commodity trader Glencore said on Thursday.

  • Iron Ore Expansion Key To Rio Shares: Pro   Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 11:45 PM ET
    Iron Ore Expansion Key To Rio Shares: Pro

    Brad Partridge, Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says the way the market deals with Rio Tinto's huge iron ore production expansion is key to the direction of its shares.

  • Europe Pares Losses After Upbeat US Earnings Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    European shares closed off their session lows on Tuesday, as U.S. earnings season kicked into high gear following a slew of upbeat earnings reports from heavyweights Goldman Sachs, Coca-Cola, and Johnson & Johnson. U.S. shares were boosted by the news and the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 Index closed provisionally down.

  • Slowing Growth Signs Everywhere, Not Just in China Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    Slowing growth signs are everywhere, not just in China.

  • Europe Shares Close Down After Commodities Sell-Off Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday, after news of an unexpected slowdown in China sparked a commodities sell-off.

  • Early Movers: S, DISH, C, PCS & More Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Commodity Super Cycle Is Dead: Citi Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 4:46 AM ET

    The super cycle in commodities has come to an end, according to researchers at Citi, who downgraded several mining stocks on Monday as metals prices have continued to decline.

  • Stock Market Rally: Are We Entering a "Parabolic" Phase? Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 3:07 PM ET

    The rally today is broad, with defensive names advancing at almost the same pace as cyclical names. The S&P 500 gapped up about six points right at the open.

  • BOJ Sparks Dramatic Turnaround in Nikkei Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 1:37 AM ET

    The unprecedented moves by the Bank of Japan on Thursday to end years of deflation brought about a breath-taking turnaround in Japanese stock markets that saw the Nikkei 225 closing up 2.2 percent by the end of the day, at four and a half year highs.

  • Asia Cuts Losses to End Mixed After Cyprus Scare Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:04 AM ET

    Asian markets eased off their lows to close mixed on Tuesday after comments from the Eurogroup president about using the Cypriot "bail-in" as a template for future deals spooked investors while Shanghai shares led losses over liquidity fears.