South Korean stocks traded higher late Tuesday morning thanks to gains in shipbuilders and autos.
The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 6.81 points, or 0.35 percent, to 1,960.09 as of 11:20 a.m.Read more
South Korean stocks traded higher after a weak start despite the lowered fourth-quarter earnings projection of Samsung Electronics.
The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 7.49 points, or 0.38 percent, to 1,960.77 in the first 15 minutes of trading.Read more
Foreigners unloaded their holdings in local equities for the second month in December, weighed down by concerns over the U.S. central bank's decision to cut its stimulus, the financial regulator said Tuesday.
Overseas investors dumped a net 1.5 trillion won (US$1.41 billion) worth of Seoul stocks last month, compared to a 32.3 billion won net selling the previous month, according…Read more
The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended Monday’s trading in green zone with the price index up by 56.58 points reaching 7,607.71 points and the weighted index up by 2.05 points, reaching 452.62 points.
The KSX 15 index finished at 1,066.57 points on a gain of 6.14 points.
Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) said trades came to 7,100 transactions worth KD 35,092,598.089…Read more
European stock markets nudged higher on Monday, as investors returning to action after the festive break were met with upbeat eurozone data which boosted the euro.
London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies added 0.02 percent to stand at 6,731.80 points in midday trade.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 index gained 0.20 percent to 9,453.61 points and in Paris CAC 40 firmed…Read more
The benchmark index of the Indian equities market closed lower on Monday with the 30-scrip sensitive index of the Bombay Stock Exchange, Sensex, closing at 20787.30 points, 64.03 points or 0.31 percent lower from the previous close of 20851.30 points.
The Sensex had a turnover of 4.00 billion rupees (about 64.55 million U.S. dollars).Read more
Tokyo stocks plunged sharply in the first trading day of 2014 on Monday as investors cashed in on recent gains after a yearend rally.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average slumped 382.43 points, or 2. 35 percent, from Dec. 30, 2013 to end at 15,908.88, the first time in six years that it has finished the first trading day of a…Read more
Singapore shares closed 0.24 percent lower on Monday, weighed down by a moderation of China's services Purchasing Managers Index (PMI).
A reading of 50.2 in the HSBC China December Services PMI compared with 52.5 in November showed the country's growth momentum continues to slow. Investors were also concerned over the performance of Shanghai bourse following the restart of China's initial…Read more
Qatar Exchange pursued its upswing trend on Monday adding 120.33 points (1.13%) to advance to 10,784.49 points from 10,664.16 on Sunday. The volume of the shares traded up to 17,021,858 from 13,077,213 on Sunday and the value of shares decreased to QR770,414,333.28 from QR900,467,610.60 Sunday. Among the top gainers were Commercial Bank of Qatar which was up 2.10% to QR72.80,…Read more
World markets were mostly in the red Monday, opening the week on a cautious note ahead of the release of data from the U.S. and China that will reflect the pace of growth in the world's top two economies, AP reported.
In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 dipped 0.2 percent to 6,717.22 while Germany's DAX shed 0.2 percent to 9,415.22. France's…Read more