• Asian Markets Extend Gains On Rising Optimism About Global Economy

    Asian markets are trading firm on Monday with hopes of a global economic revival rising further following recent reports from across the globe suggesting the worst phase may already have ended. Most of the markets in the Asia-Pacific region are up sharply in positive territory on hectic buying across the board. Technology, financials and energy related stocks are among the prominent gainers acros...
  • Asian markets trading firm; Resources sparkle - Asian commentary

    The stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region are trading firm on Friday with strong overnight cues from Wall Street and hopes of an economic revival keeping investor sentiment fairly buoyant. A sharp surge in commodity and oil prices has also contributed to the bullish mood today.
  • Australian market trades firm; Resources shine

    Riding on positive cues from Wall Street, the Australian stock market opened on a firm note Friday with energy and materials stocks leading the charge. A fair amount of buying is seen in industrials and utilities stocks as well.
  • Australia will fund world's longest golf course

    Plans to build the world's longest golf course, across 1,200 km (750 miles) of treeless desert, received a welcome boost on Wednesday when the Australian government offered seed funding for the venture.