Asian equities extended gains into a second session on Tuesday following another U.S. rally, while investors kept an eye on regional central banks.» Read More
Asian stocks enjoyed a relief rally on Friday on optimism that U.S. lawmakers would soon reach a deal to avert a debt default.
Asian shares retraced most of their early losses by midday Tuesday, even as the U.S. government shutdown dragged into its second week.
Asian stocks erased gains on Monday after the latest comments from U.S politicians showed no signs of progress to resolve the budget standoff.
Asia pared losses on Friday after the Bank of Japan left monetary policy unchanged and as the U.S. government shutdown dragged into a fourth day.
Asian stocks outside Japan were higher on Thursday as positive Chinese economic data overshadowed ongoing woes about Washington's budget stalemate.
Asian stocks pared back some of their losses on Tuesday as investors continued to fret about the future of U.S. monetary stimulus among a lack of market catalysts.
Indian equities led the rest of Asia lower on the final trading day of the week after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) unexpectedly raised its policy interest rate.
China's diamond market has steadily gobbled up market share from gold and far outstripping the growth rate in China's $76 billion jewelry sector.
European shares closed higher on Friday, despite investors' caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting next week.
Asian stock markets extended the previous day's rally after the latest batch of economic data from China boosted regional confidence.
Alan Davies, Chief Executive, Diamonds & Minerals at Rio Tinto expects double digit growth in China's fashion jewellery sector, boosting demand for diamonds.
Indian equities outperformed on Thursday after the nation's new central bank governor unveiled steps to liberalize financial markets, but caution over a reduction in the Federal Reserve's stimulus capped gains in the rest of Asia.
Japan's benchmark index led Asian stocks higher on Tuesday as dollar-yen flirted with the key 100-level while better-than-expected manufacturing data in Europe and China lifted confidence in the global economic recovery.
Asian equities followed global stock markets lower on Wednesday amid escalating worries over a potential U.S. military strike against Syria.
Asian stocks closed mostly higher on Friday, tracking gains in global equity markets as upbeat manufacturing data offset fears about a reduction in U.S. monetary stimulus but Chinese shares bucked the trend ahead of earnings results next week.
Mining stocks slipped on Tuesday, as weak earnings from BHP Billiton and Glencore Xstrata sent the sector lower. Analysts said miners were now the cheapest they have been in 30 years, and were set to bounce back when interest rates begin rising.
Henry Dixon, fund manager at Matterley Asset Management, tells CNBC that commodity stocks look interesting now because they are as cheap relative to the market as you can find.
most central bankers have been trying to pour cold water on the idea that they would be raising rates any time soon. But the German Bundesbank apparently didn't get the memo.
European shares closed higher on Wednesday after euro zone growth data beat expectations, but gains were kept in check by U.K. stocks.
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