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Yen Picks up overnight after Malaysia Jet Crash

Yen Picks up overnight after Malaysia Jet Crash

The Japanese yen which had weakened against other major currencies of Asia over this weekend has again picked up after the news of the Malaysia jet crash.

Asian Markets Plunge on Monday

Asian Markets Plunge on Monday

On Monday, Asian markets were found to end lower. Japanese stocks fell to a six-week low close behind downbeat Chinese data and due to continuous uncertainty over the monetary policy of Fed Reserve.

Dollar Hits High Against Yen for the First Time Since 2009

Dollar Hits High Against Yen for the First Time Since 2009

A better than predicted performance of employers in the U. S. has helped the Dollar to rise against Yen to the highest level in last four years.

Stock Market At Two-Weeks High In Hong Kong

Stock Market At Two-Weeks High In Hong Kong

Asian Financial majors, China and Hong Kong stock markets rose this week more than what economists had expected. One the other side U. S.

Topix Index May Make New Record

Topix Index May Make New Record

It has happened for the first time after a hiatus of 23 years that the Topix Index has rose for straight nine weeks through January 11.

Anglo American Platinum Ltd’s Announcement Dwindle Rand’s Position

Anglo American Platinum Ltd’s Announcement Dwindle Rand’s Position

As soon as Anglo American Platinum Ltd. (AMS) announced about its plan of reducing the output, the rand declined the most in comparison to other currencies.

End to Bond Purchase Leads to Fall in Metal Prices

End to Bond Purchase Leads to Fall in Metal Prices

It was just following an announcement by the Federal Reserve policy makers that the prices of gold plummeted significantly, a recent report has uncovered.

S&P Ratings Cuts Effect Performance of Indexes

S&P Ratings Cuts Effect Performance of Indexes

Standard & Poor’s has made drastic cuts on some of the world’s largest banks and its effect is evident as futures on the Euro Stoxx 50 Index, Asian shares and U. S. index futures have declined.

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Scientists Baffled with Sun Going Spotless

Researchers have noticed that telescopes targeted at the sun have been detecting only a handful of sunspots for past four or more days. But what has baffled scientists is the fact that none of sunspots were detected by those telescopes sometimes, said Alan Duffy, an astrophysicist at Swinburne University.

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