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Asia stocks muted as jobs data awaited, Greece risk rises SEOUL, South Korea — Asian stock markets were muted Friday as investors awaited monthly U.S. employment figures and the risk of a Greek default increased. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.7 percent to 17,629.65 while Hong Kong's Hang … Read more on The Olympian

Asia stocks down as anti-austerity party wins Greek election SEOUL, South Korea — Asian stocks and the euro were weaker Monday after Greece's anti-austerity opposition party won a big victory in national elections, renewing fears the European common currency bloc could unravel. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's … Read more on The Idaho Statesman

Asia stocks snap 2 days of losses, growth woes temper gains KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 percent to 16,925.72 and Seoul's Kospi edged up 0.1 percent to 1,885.06. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.6 percent to 23,617.77. The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.2 percent to 3,344.52 and … Read more on Fort Mills Times

Seoul stocks likely to lose ground on global economy woes SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks may suffer further losses next week as foreign investors are likely to maintain their net selling position amid rising concerns about the global economy, analysts said Saturday. The benchmark Korea … Read more on Yonhap News

China stimulus hopes, dollar rise lift Asia stocks SEOUL, South Korea — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday on hopes of additional stimulus in China and the prospect of sustained strength in the U.S. dollar, which could help Asia's exporters. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.8 … Read more on The State

Seoul: Stocks close at highest this year, won nearly flat [SEOUL] South Korean shares notched their highest closing level this year on Monday, supported by the government's economic stimulus package last week and finance minister's comments that local shares are undervalued. The Korea Composite Stock … Read more on THE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription)

Seoul: Stocks fall on profit-taking, flat for holiday-shortened week [SEOUL] South Korean shares closed weaker on Thursday, dragged down by profit-taking ahead of the European Central Bank meeting, key US jobs data and a long weekend. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed down 0.7 per cent at … Read more on THE BUSINESS TIMES…