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Westpac Bank says that U.S. jobs and inflation data don't justify tapering any time soon. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah explains
The U.S. economic recovery hasn't reached the self-sustaining momentum deemed necessary to warrant a tapering of the Fed's stimulus program in 2014.
Asian markets declined in tepid trade on Tuesday as investors digested a raft of Chinese economic reports and ignored a record close on Wall Street.
Asian equity markets kicked off the week mostly higher on Monday following strong data from the U.S. and China.
Asian stocks were mixed on Friday, as focus turned to the release of U.S. jobs data for clues on when the Fed could cut back its stimulus program.
A political crisis in Thailand is unlikely to have a long-term economic impact, but it could keep foreign investors away for a lengthy period.
Asian shares were mostly higher on Friday but were off session highs by the afternoon after upbeat U.S. economic data spurred a strong risk-on rally.
Asian shares fell on Tuesday following a negative lead from Wall Street and caution over when the Federal Reserve might reduce its stimulus program.
The dollar index will likely extend its slide this week on expectations that top Federal Reserve policymakers believe it's still too early to taper.
Asia stocks rallied on Friday for a second straight session as investors cheered comments from Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen.
Japanese shares outperformed on Thursday as the yen weakened while the rest of Asian investors cheered dovish remarks from Fed Vice Chairman Janet Yellen.
While dollar-yen is likely to break above 100 soon, there is skepticism over whether the pair will remain above the key psychological level.
Asian stocks tumbled on Friday as Wall Street's sell-off overshadowed upbeat Chinese trade data ahead of the US jobs report.
Australia's top four banks have posted another year of record earnings, but that strong run could be at risk, analysts say.
Asian equity markets declined in quiet trade on Monday as investors awaited a raft of central bank meetings this week for further direction.
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Macquarie Group booked a 39 percent increase in first-half net profit on Friday, underpinned by a strong performance from its funds business.
Asian stocks tracked their U.S. peers lower on Thursday following a slightly less dovish than expected tone from the Federal Reserve.
Investors continue to demand a risk premium on the U.S. dollar heading into 2014, though some remain optimistic for a solution to the debt impasse.