Singapore stocks finished higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) up 2.77 points, or 0.09 percent, to close at 3,129.40.
A total of 2.65 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 1. 07 billion Singapore dollars (849 million U.S. dollars).
Gainers led losers 237 to 183, while 533 others finished unchanged.
The STI index went down 9.63…Read more
Asia's markets rose on Tuesday following big losses in the previous session but investors were largely unmoved by the Bank of Japan's decision to stand pat on its stimulus programme.
The gains came despite a negative lead from Wall Street, while the dollar and euro edged up slightly against the yen.
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index added 0.69 percent, or 103.97…Read more
Tokyo stocks ended 0.74 percent higher in the morning session Tuesday on the back of the yen's weakening trend.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was up 111.33 points, from Monday to 15,231.47.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 6.67 points, or 0.54 percent, at 1,234. 28.
The gain was led by…Read more
Indian stocks opened flat Tuesday with the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark index Sensex opening at 21,937.13 points, 2.30 points or 0.01 percent up from the previous close of 21,934.83 points.
Indian stocks have been on an upswing trend over the past several sessions due to heavy inflows of foreign capital into the stock and debt markets recently.Read more
Tokyo stocks ended 0.69 percent higher Tuesday on the back of the yen's weakening trend.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was up 103.97 points, from Monday at 15,224.11.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 5.6 points, or 0.46 percent, at 1,233. 21.
The gain were led by insurance, oil and coal,…Read more
Chinese shares closed higher on Tuesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.1 percent, or 2.09 points, to finish at 2,001.16.
The Shenzhen Component Index gained 1.32 percent, or 94.13 points, to close at 7,212.57.Read more
The troubled Bitcoin exchange MtGox filed for protection under US bankruptcy law Monday, 10 days after doing the same in Japan after a huge loss of the digital currency, a court document showed.
The Japanese firm is now protected temporarily under Chapter 15 of US bankruptcy law for foreign firms.
A bankruptcy court in Dallas, Texas accepted the request and…Read more
Chinese shares rebounded during Tuesday's morning session after a slump on the previous trading day, which had been triggered by weak economic data and a missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index grew 0.31 percent to end at 2,005.31 points by midday, while the Shenzhen Component Index jumped 1.69 percent to 7,238.65 points.
The rebound was due to…Read more
The Chinese currency Renminbi, or the yuan, went down 15 basis points to 6.1327 against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
In China's foreign exchange spot market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 1 percent from the central parity rate each trading day.
The central parity rate of the yuan…Read more