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Taiwan stocks were almost flat on Wednesday in cautious trade as protests continued in Hong Kong on China's National Day. Student leaders are scheduled to lead a rally in Taipei on Wednesday evening in a show of support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. As of 0120 GMT, the main TAIEX index rose 7.38 points to 8,974.30, after closing up 0.07 percent on Tuesday.

Financial markets in Shanghai and Hong Kong are closed Wednesday for public holidays.
Thai shares eked out small gains on Wednesday, as top energy firm PTT Pcl rallied to a near 20-month high after gas price hikes and the military government's $11.2 billion measures to revive the domestic economy. The Thai SET index ended up 0.11 percent after a weak session on Tuesday when data showed the domestic economy lost traction in August amid contractions in trade and weak private consumption.
South African stocks fell for the third straight session on Wednesday, dragged down by mining companies such as Lonmin and AngloGold Ashanti which slid on plunging spot metal prices. Investors were shifting out of precious metals and into the US dollar on expectations the Federal Reserve would tighten monetary policy before other big central banks.
Australian shares added 0.8 percent on Wednesday, supoorted by a rebound in recently battered banking stocks, though sentiment remained fragile on softer-than-expected retail sales data and weakness on Wall Street. The S&P/ASX 200 index climbed 41.3 points to 5,334.1 at the close of trade. The benchmark rose 0.5 percent on Tuesday, but tumbled 5.9 percent for September, its biggest monthly loss since May New Zealand's benchmark NZX 50 index rose 0.4 percent or 19.5 points to finish the session at 5,274.6.
Developer Barwa Real Estate helped lift Qatar's bourse on Wednesday after announcing a land sale deal with the government, while Abu Dhabi's Dana Gas rose after signing a new contract in Egypt. Qatar's benchmark rose 0.2 percent as shares in Barwa jumped 3.5 percent and were among the main supports.
A thin participation was witnessed in the auction for Government of Pakistan Market Treasury Bills (MTBs), held on Wednesday as banks appeared more interested in investing in long-term government bonds. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on October 1, 2014, conducted the auction for the sale of 3-month, 6-month and 12-month MTBs and accepted bids amounting to Rs 37 billion with a realised amount of Rs 36 billion.


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 16,804.71 1.40
Arrow Nasdaq 4,422.09 1.59
Arrow S&P 1,946.16 1.32
Arrow FTSE 6,557.52 0.98
Arrow DAX 9,382.03 0.97
Arrow CAC-40 4,365.27 1.15
Arrow Nikkei 16,082.25 0.56
Arrow H.Seng 22,932.98 1.28
Arrow Sensex 26,567.99 0.23

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Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.807 bln
Exports $1.911 bln
Imports $4.718 bln
WeeklySeptember 25, 2014
Reserves $13.305 bln