Chinese stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index opening 0.12 percent lower at 2,007.16 points.
The Shenzhen Component Index, however, fell 0.05 percent to open at 7,568.60 pointsRead more
The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 2.01 points higher at 1,364.80 points on Tuesday.
The ChiNext Index, together with the Shenzhen Component Index and the Shenzhen SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) Board Index, makes up the three core indices reflecting the performance of China's stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
The ChiNext Board, which…Read more
Tokyo stocks tumbled more than three percent Tuesday afternoon, hit by a stronger yen and tracking heavy losses on Wall Street after weaker-than-expected US jobs data.
The benchmark Nikkei-225 index fell 3.22 percent, or 512.90 points, to 15,399.16 by 2:00 pm (0500 GMT).
Charter Communications on Monday went to shareholders with its multi-billion-dollar bid to buy Time Warner Cable.
Charter said in a release that the move comes after submitting several snubbed proposals, most recently a December cash-and-stock offer valued "in the low $130s" per share.
There were reported to be 281.89 million shares of Time Warner Cable shares outstanding, meaning a Charter…Read more
Singapore stocks finished lower on Monday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) down 8.38 points, or 0.27 percent, to close at 3,135.49.
A total of 3.4 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 825 million Singapore dollars (650 million U.S. dollars).
Decliners outnumbered gainers 245 to 169, while 531 others finished unchanged.
The STI index lost 1.54 points, or…Read more
Following another disappointing 2013 and a poor opening week in the new year, caution has become order of the day for investors and regulators of the Chinese stock market.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) on Sunday announced new measures to tighten the supervision of the Initial Public Offering (IPO), two days after a drug maker shelved its share sale…Read more
US Stocks are slightly lower in early trading on Wall Street as the pace of corporate earnings reports picks up.
According to AP, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 30 points, or 0.2 percent, at 16,407 in the first few minutes of trading Monday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down two points, or 0.1 percent, at 1,840.…Read more
Vietnam has pledged to keep domestic market prices of petroleum and essential commodities stable in 2014, especially as the Lunar New Year holiday approaches.
Vietnamese Minister of Finance (MoF) Dinh Tien Dung made the remarks at a television program named "People ask, Ministers answer", MoF website reported Monday.
Dung said MoF attaches great importance to the work of controlling essential…Read more
South Korean shares rebounded in four sessions Monday due to worse-than-expected jobs data in the United States that eased concerns over the U.S. Federal Reserve's tapering of its bond purchasing program.
The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 10. 38 points, or 0.54 percent, to close at 1,948.92. Trading volume stood at 264.16 million shares worth 3.29 trillion…Read more