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Asia stocks rise as China manufacturing improves

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BANGKOK -Asian stocks rose Friday as the U.S. jobs market showed new signs of improvement and global banks avoided a hit from Greece’s debt crisis. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rose 0.4 percent to 9,747.80 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng climbed 1 percent to 21,607.49. South Korea’s Kospi added 0.5 percent to 2,041.14. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was up 0.3 percent to ... Read More »

Asian Stocks Cap Record Weekly Win Streak

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Asian stocks rose this week, sending the regional benchmark index to its longest-ever streak of weekly gains, as U.S. economic reports and signs of policy easing in China buoyed the outlook for Asian earnings. Shui On Land Ltd. (272) led Chinese developers higher on speculation more cities will attempt to lower restrictions on the property market amid signs the economy ... Read More »

Asia Stocks, Oil advance on U.S. Jobs

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Asian stocks advanced, heading for a record 10th weekly advance, and crude oil gained after U.S. jobless claims held at a four-year low and German business confidence exceeded forecasts. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index added 0.3 percent as of 9:45 a.m. inTokyo, while Standard & Poor’s 500 Index futures gained 0.1 percent. The Australian dollar strengthened 0.1 percent and South ... Read More »