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Asian Stocks Fall Amid Euro Zone Worries

Most of the Asian markets fell Tuesday as investors' concerns about the debt crisis affecting the euro zone were revived, undermining the optimism initially raised by the bond-buying plan announced last week by the European Central Bank.
Asian Stocks

Asian Stocks Decline As US, China Data Disappoint

Asian stock market declined Wednesday as weak economic reports from U.S. and China weighed on the sentiment. Concerns over global economic downturn resurfaced after the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said that U.S. factory activity contracted for the third straight month in August
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European Markets Fall As Investors Remain Watchful

Most of the European markets fell Tuesday as investors continued to remain cautious waiting for the policymakers to announce stimulus measures to boost the euro zone economy and revive the growth momentum.
Gold rises on expectations of more U.S. stimulus

Gold Hits 5-1/2 Month High on Stimulus Hopes

Gold edged higher on Tuesday to the highest level in more than five months as lacklustre manufacturing data from around the globe fanned speculation of imminent easing measures from central banks.
An investor gestures as he talks to a person in front of an electrical board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Huaibei

Asian Stocks Range-Bound As Stimulus Hopes Persist

Asian markets remained in a tight range Tuesday as investors were waiting for the outcome of meetings among the policymakers in the euro zone which is expected to announce measures to tackle the debt crisis affecting the region.
Boeing Airbus

Boeing, Airbus Battleground Shifts To Asia-Pacific

As the deepening sovereign debt crisis in Europe dampens air travel demands in the region, the world's two largest airplane makers, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus S.A.S. (EPA: EAD), are now bringing their fierce competition to the Asia-Pacific skies.
Euro Zone

Seven Days That Will Decide Euro Zone Fate: Next Fortnight Is Critical

Seven key events in the next fortnight that will determine whether the now-four-year-old euro zone crisis results in Greece and perhaps also Spain leaving and even whether the monetary union will survive. Here is a list of the seven critical dates with their corresponding events.


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