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Vietnam index ends near 5 year high; GAS leads on dividend talk HANOI: Vietnam's benchmark VN Index rose 1.03 percent to close at 612.94 points on Thursday, its highest level in nearly five years, on strong gains in blue-chips, led by PetroVietNam Gas which rose on talk of a potential cash dividend.GAS shares ended up 1.72 percent at a record-high close of 118,000 dong ($5.57), having eased from an intraday high of 120,000 dong, Reuters data showed.Shares in PetroVietNam Gas, the country's largest listed firm, gained on market talk that it would pay a cash dividend of 2,000 dong, or 20 percent of par value, analysts said.Hanoi-based Vietcombank, the country's biggest lender by market value, closed at a four-month high of 27,200 dong, while food producer Masan Group rose 1.81 percent.Volume surged to 151 million shares on Thursday, the highest since July 10, on both strong buying and profit-taking in late trade, analysts said."Some investors feared strong selling may happen at the ...

China shares fall most in a week, manufacturing disappoints HONG KONG: China shares posted their worst daily loss in a week on Thursday after a preliminary private survey showed growth in China's vast factory sector slowed to a three-month low in August, reinforcing concerns about increasing softness in the economy. The HSBC/Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 50.3 from July's 18-month high of 51.7, missing a Reuters forecast of 51.5. The Shanghai Composite Index ended down 0.4 percent at 2,230.46 ...
Tokyo stocks close up 0.85pc, Nikkei 225 index was up 131.75 points TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.85 percent on Thursday after the dollar jumped against the yen on speculation that the US central bank may raise interest rates earlier than expected.The Nikkei 225 index was up 131.75 points to 15,586.20, notching up a ninth straight day of gains. The Topix index of all first-section issues climbed 0.90 percent, or 11.55 points, to 1,291.19.The greenback was trading at 103.86 yen in Tokyo, up from 103.76 yen in New ...
Hong Kong stocks down 0.92pc by break HONG KONG: Hong Kong shares dropped 0.92 percent by the break Thursday after downbeat Chinese manufacturing data indicated a recovery in the world's second-largest economy has yet to fully take hold.The benchmark Hang Seng Index lost 232.71 points to 24,927.05 on a turnover of HK$41.72 billion ($5.38 billion).Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Nikkei rises to 3-week high as weaker yen helps sentiment TOKYO: Japanese stocks rose to a three-week high on Thursday, posting gains for the ninth consecutive day, as a weaker yen shored up exporters after minutes of the US Federal Reserve's July meeting raised the risk of an earlier rate hike.The Nikkei share average climbed 0.9 percent to 15,586.20 points, its highest closing level since July 31. The nine-day winning streak was the longest since December.The broader Topix added 0.9 percent to 1,291.19, and the ...
South Korea shares slide on China PMI survey, won dips on dollar rally SEOUL: South Korean shares tumbled 1.38 percent on Thursday, as a survey indicating weak growth in China's manufacturing sector fanned worries of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) ended the day at 2,044.22 points. Institutional investors were sellers for a 10th consecutive session. They sold a net 324.6 billion won ($317.18 million) of shares, the biggest net sale in 2 1/2 months. The South Korean won ...
Asia shares sour on China, US dollar in demand SYDNEY: Asian shares came under pressure on Thursday as a disappointing survey on Chinese manufacturing overshadowed better news from Japan, while the US dollar was buoyed by speculation of an earlier rate rise from the Federal Reserve.European markets seemed more sanguine, with financial spreadbetters tipping opening gains of between 0.1 percent and 0.3 percent for FTSE, DAX and CAC 40. The HSBC/Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 50.3 in August from ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,039.49 0.36
Arrow Nasdaq 4,532.11 0.12
Arrow S&P 1,992.37 0.29
Arrow FTSE 6,777.66 0.33
Arrow DAX 9,401.53 0.93
Arrow CAC-40 4,292.93 1.23
Arrow Nikkei 15,586.20 0.85
Arrow H.Seng 24,994.10 0.66
Arrow Sensex 26,360.11 0.17

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Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.311 bln
Exports $2.027 bln
Imports $4.338 bln
WeeklyAugust 15, 2014
Reserves $14.264 bln