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Asian stocks rose, pushing a regional equities index to its highest level in 17 months, after an expansion of U.S. manufacturing and China’s services industries fuelled optimism in the global economic recovery.

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Asian stocks rose, heading for their highest close since August 2011, as the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation averting some of $600 billion in automatic tax increases and spending cuts About five stocks climbed for each that fell on the MSCI Asia Pacific excluding Japan Index as all 10 industry groups rose during the year’s first trading session. Basic-material producers and technology companies led the advance. Equity markets in Japan and mainland China are closed today and tomo

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U.S. stocks fell sharply last night after a two-session rally as negotiations to avoid deep spending cuts and tax hikes seemed to hit an especially rocky spot.

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U.S. stocks rose, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index its biggest gain in about a month as investors weighed prospects for a budget deal in Washington.

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Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index poised to halt its longest rally since 2004, as suppliers to Apple Inc dropped. Losses were limited as Japanese shares jumped after a party that backs more economic stimulus returned to power.

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Chinese stocks jumped on speculation state-backed institutions were buying shares as a manufacturing survey added to optimism the economy will rebound. Equity trading volumes at the Shanghai Composite Index were more than double the 30-day average and 52 percent higher for the Taiex

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Asian markets mixed, with Japan leading the way up around 1.6% and China lower by around 1%. Japan’s rise in equities was boosted by further weakness in the Yen as the currency made an 8th month low.

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U.S. stocks rose last night , erasing losses since Election Day for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, after Germaninvestor confidence climbed and traders waited in hope for progress on federal budget negotiations in Washington. American International Group Inc. added 5.7 percent as the government sold its remaining stake. Apple Inc. rose 2.2 percent as Morgan Stanley reiterated its overweight rating

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Asian markets higher this morning after better than expected data out of China over the weekend, with the county's factory output and retail sales rising at the fastest pace since March. Elsewhere, data release in Japan confirmed a technical recession.

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Asian markets firmer, with China's Shanghai Composite leading the way up 1% ahead of industrial production and retail sales data due over the weekend. The Nikkei was attempting to rally for the seventh consecutive day, but sold off into the close to finish modestly lower.

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Asian markets mixed this morning with the Nikkei the standout performer up just shy of 1%. LG Electronics and Samsung were notable underperformers in Korea after EU fines were imposed on price fixing on no longer used cathode ray tubes used in TVs and computers.

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Asian markets firmer this morning, with China leading the way up around 3% after the government said that insurers will be allowed to invest more in banks. Australia released their GDP figures which came I n marginally lower than expected. The BOJ have again stressed that they are ready to take further action with regards to monetary policy.

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Asian markets mixed again this morning, with the highlight macro news being Australia cutting their benchmark interest rate by 25bps to 3%. China’s Shanghai Composite bucked recent weakness to close almost 1% higher.

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Asian markets mixed this morning, but the tone if anything positive with Japan again performing well up 2%, as the likelihood of an opposition win in next weeks' election increases and probable fresh easing with it. China again lagged being almost 1% lower as investors were sceptical of the ability of new leaders to maintain recent growth trends.

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Asian markets lower across the board with the exception of Japan, following US markets which closed sharply lower. Japanese stocks rose with the Nikkei up 1.9%, after the leader of the opposition called for unlimited easing to combat deflation. Despite the broad market strength Sony traded over 10% lower after issuing their first convertible bond issue in 10 years, and China's largest internet company Tencent traded 5% lower after missing earnings.

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