• Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

    8 days ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - Asian stock prices sank Monday as Turkey's financial turmoil fueled fears of contagion in other emerging markets.
    KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.6 percent to 2,750.40 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 tumbled 2.0 percent to 21,857.43. Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 1.6 percent to 27,907.18 and Seoul's Kospi retreated 1.5 percent to 2,248.45. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 shed 0.4 percent to 6,252.20 and India's Sensex was down 0.3 percent at 33,729.73. Benchmarks in New Zealand, Taiwan and Southeast Asia also declined.
    WALL STREET: Investors responded to Turkey jitters by selling...
    Read more ...

     

  • Sick Turkey Contagion Won't Cause an Asian Crisis

    8 days ago - By Washington Post

    Willingness to raise interest rates will help, not hurt, regional economies.
    Read more ...

     

  • Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

    8 days ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - Asian stock prices sank Monday as Turkey's financial turmoil fueled fears contagion might spread to other emerging markets.
    KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.7 percent to 2,746.90 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 retreated 1.9 percent to 21,885.45. Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 1.8 percent to 27,850.55 and Seoul's Kospi retreated 1.6 percent to 2,249.65. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 declined 0.5 percent to 6,246.80. Benchmarks in New Zealand, Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur also fell.
    WALL STREET: Stock prices slid as investors responded to Turkey jitters by settling equities and...
    Read more ...