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SE Asia Stocks: Indonesia shares up; central bank holds meeting after fuel price hike BANGKOK: Major Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday, with the key Indonesian index touching a more than two-week high as the central bank held a meeting a day after a fuel price hike, while construction shares led a market rebound in Thailand.Jakarta's composite index was up 0.4 percent at 5,074.24 at 0555 GMT. It earlier hit 5,090.54, the highest since Nov. 3.Bank Indonesia convened an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday, fuelling speculation it will raise interest rates to deal with a potential rise in inflation after the government hiked subsidised fuel prices by more than 30 percent late on Monday."We think there may be just enough reasons for the Bank Indonesia policy rate to stay put. Certainly, there are some risks for a 25 basis points rate hike as a response to the fuel price hike," DBS Group Research said in a report.Interest rate sensitive stocks traded mixed, with Bank ...

China stocks end down on profit-taking after stock connect launch SHANGHAI: China stocks ended lower on Tuesday as investors took profits in shares that rose sharply ahead of Monday's launch of the landmark Hong Kong-Shanghai trading link. The Shanghai Composite Index ended down 0.7 percent at 2,457.5 points, while the CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen eased 1.0 percent. Trading was much slower on Tuesday than the previous day, with only 37 percent of the daily 13 billion yuan ($2.12 ...
Tokyo stocks close 2.18pc higher TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 2.18 percent Tuesday on a weaker yen and bargain-hunting after tumbling a day earlier in response to data showing the Japanese economy had slumped into recession.The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which lost almost three percent on Monday, ended up 370.26 points at 17,344.06. The Topix index of all first-section shares gained 2.10 percent, or 28.75 points, to 1,394.88."Monday's gross domestic product data offered investors the biggest event-driven ...
Asian stocks mixed after Wall St record, Tokyo recovers HONG KONG: Asian markets were mixed Tuesday, with Tokyo leading gainers on bargain-buying after the previous day's sell-off, while Wall Street provided some support with another record close.Hong Kong and Shanghai extended their previous day's losses, despite a new trading link-up between the two exchanges.Tokyo -- which lost almost three percent Monday on news Japan's economy was in recession -- jumped 2.18 percent, or 370.26 points, to 17,344.06.Seoul added 1.20 percent, or 23.38 points, to ...
Tokyo stocks close up 2.18pc TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 2.18 percent Tuesday on a weaker yen and bargain-hunting after tumbling a day earlier in response to data showing the Japanese economy had slumped into recession.The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which lost almost three percent on Monday, was up 370.26 points to finish at 17,344.06, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 2.10 percent, or 28.75 points, to 1,394.88.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Hong Kong-Shanghai trade link disappoints on day two HONG KONG: Investors largely turned away from the link-up between the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges Tuesday, a day after it launched to much fanfare and ambitions for billions of dollars in daily cross-border transactions.Officials have trumpeted the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect as opening up China's closeted stock markets to the outside world and giving mainlanders a chance to enter the lucrative Hong Kong exchange.But the second day of trading has proved a damp ...
Japan shares rebound after US megadeals, dollar steady TOKYO: Japanese shares led a tentative recovery in Asian markets on Tuesday, drawing some support from two US blockbuster acquisitions and anticipation of more European monetary stimulus. A day after shock data showing Japan slipping into recession had rattled financial markets, Japan's Nikkei rose 1.7 percent, erasing about a half of Monday's 3.0 percent fall. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to announce later in the day that he is calling a snap election, banking ...

 



 
IndexClosingChg%
ArrowDJIA 17,810.06 0.51
ArrowNasdaq 4,712.97 0.24
ArrowS&P 2,063.50 0.52
ArrowFTSE 6,750.76 1.08
ArrowDAX 9,732.55 2.62
ArrowCAC-40 4,347.23 2.67
ArrowNikkei 17,357.51 0.33
ArrowH.Seng 23,437.12 0.37
ArrowSensex 28,334.63 0.95






Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln