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Malaysia: Shares close higher on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Fridday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 4.72 points to 1,604.47.

Hong Kong: Stocks rise after three-day drop

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares ended Thursday on a positive note, recovering from three days of selling thanks to bargain-buying, but uncertainty...

Hong Kong: Stocks close down

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended with more losses Thursday, in line with a broad sell-off across Asia following a negative lead from Wall Street...

Indonesian market rout worsens ahead of central bank rate decision

INDONESIAN stocks and the rupiah retreated for a third day on Wednesday, with the currency hitting a 31-month low as foreign investors dumped the...

Malaysian markets claw back early losses from election shock

BURSA Malaysia was back in business on Monday, with the extended trading break largely cushioning the shock from last week's election upset...

Malaysia's stock market falls 1.7% at open after shock election result

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's stock market fell 1.7 per cent at the open of trade on Monday while its currency dropped 0.9 per cent, in the first...

Malaysia elections: Markets' volatility reflect concerns with a dash of hope

THE "Mahathir factor" that snagged the opposition party an extraordinary victory in Malaysia's 14th general election will trigger a...

Vietnam stocks may be in for some inclement weather

THE heat in Ho Chi Minh City these days is almost too intense to bear.