Asian Shares Skid, Crude Tumbles After Doha Deal Fails

By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO, April 18 – Tumbling crude oil futures knocked Asian shares on Monday after producers’ weekend talks failed to agree a plan to curb the global supply glut, while Tokyo stocks slumped as investors assessed the impact of a devastating earthquake in southwestern Japan. Some 18 oil exporting nations had gathered in

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Asia Shares Shrug Off Losses, Dollar Wallows

By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO, April 11 – Asian stocks erased early losses and edged up on Monday as Chinese inflation data fanned optimism Beijing will continue with loose monetary policies, while Japanese shares slid as the dollar notched a fresh 17-month low against the yen. Financial spreadbetters expected subdued openings for European bourses, with Britain’s

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Asia Stocks Slip But Japan Bucks Trend on Oil Bounce; Dollar Wobbles

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO, Dec 28 – Asian stocks dipped on Monday amid a lack of immediate directional cues in light year-end trade, although Japanese shares managed to rise following a rebound in crude oil prices from multiple-year lows. Investors across asset markets were without some of the usual leads as most global markets were

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