• Asia buoyed by post-election Wall St rally, dollar bounces

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Asian stocks scaled a one-month peak on Thursday, after investors drove a Wall Street rally on relief the U.S. midterm elections delivered no major political surprises, while the dollar bounced and pulled away from 2-1/2-week lows.
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  • Asian shares rally on US midterms, soothing fears of shifts

    11 days ago - By Chron

    SINGAPORE - Asian markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. midterm elections went as expected, soothing fears of a sudden shift on trade and economic policies.
    KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rallied 1.9 percent to 22,509.10, even as machinery orders slid a record 18.3 percent in September from the previous month because of natural disasters. South Korea's Kospi rose 1.4 percent to 2,107.90. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.7 percent to 26,331.35 and the Shanghai Composite was up 0.6 percent at 2,658.29. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged 0.5 percent higher to 5,924.60. Shares were...
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  • Asia cheered by post-election Wall St. rally, dollar bounces

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Asian stocks rose to a one-month peak on Thursday as investors, relieved to have moved past the U.S. midterm elections without any major political surprises, drove a Wall Street rally, while the dollar bounced and pulled away from 2-1/2-week lows.
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