Monday, October 5, 2015   

Nikkei closes higher
10-05 14:21
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed higher on speculation the US Federal Reserve will keep interest rates near zero longer and an economic downturn wil...
Hang Seng climbs
10-05 14:04
Hong Kong stocks were 1.64 percent higher by midday, boosted by weak US jobs data that suggested an imminent Federal Reserve rate move is unlikely. The ...
Pacific trade pact talks drag on
10-05 12:21
Talks in the US on the ambitious Pacific free-trade treaty were extended again to Monday as they remained bogged down especially in differences over internat...
Greenback firms against regional currencies
10-05 12:07
The US dollar faced selling pressure against major currencies today, but still strengthened against most of its Asia-Pacific peers, as concerns over emergenc...
Nikkei rallies
10-05 12:05
Tokyo stocks gained by 1.22 percent on speculation the US Federal Reserve will keep interest rates near zero for longer and an economic downturn will force J...
US stocks tumble on weak jobs report
10-02 21:52
Wall Street stocks opened sharply lower today after the September employment report showed the US economy added just 142,000 jobs last month. Five minutes...
France's Total gets Iran gas station license
10-02 21:50
Iran's state TV is reporting that Royal Dutch Shell and France's Total will be the first foreign companies to be allowed to operate gasoline stations inside...
Air France to shed 2,900 jobs
10-02 21:34
Air France unveiled details of its alternative restructuring plan, including 2,900 job cuts, retiring 14 long-haul planes and reducing flights, union officials ...
US hirings slow in September
10-02 21:33
The United States added far fewer jobs than expected in September and hiring was weaker in the previous two months, the Labor Department said today, pointin...
European benchmarks jump
10-02 20:06
Europe's stock markets advanced today before the release of a key US jobs report, which could signal the likelihood of a Federal Reserve rate move any time s...
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