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| Oct 20, 2014

Nikkei rebounds, rises almost 4%

Stocks rebounded sharply Monday on the back of receding worries over the global economy, with the Nikkei 225 average topping the psychologically important 15,000 threshold for the first time in three market days. The benchmark Nikkei surged 578.72 points, or 3.98 percent, to close ...

Oct 14, 2014

Oil prices hit lows in Asia not seen in years

Oil prices fell to fresh multi-year lows in Asian trading on Tuesday, with analysts blaming concerns about a supply glut and the effects of weaker demand from Europe and China. U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for November delivery was down 65 cents at ...