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Office workers walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm during their disaster drill in Tokyo Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014
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Nikkei ends above 15,500 for 1st time in 6 months
Jiji Press The benchmark Nikkei Stock Average kept rising to end above 15,500 for the first time in about six months on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday,... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara)
A screen shows the daily chart of Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng stock index at a brokerage firm in Hong Kong Monday, July 23, 2012.
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China profits boost Asia stocks, Europe unenthused
BEIJING — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits. Benchmarks in Paris... (photo: AP / Kin Cheung)
People buy ice cream at a McDonald's, American fast food restaurant, in Beijing Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Foreign investment in China fell again in September and a government spokesman said Friday it was too early to forecast a recovery in trade. The decline in foreign direct investment added to mixed signals about the health of China's economy following Thursday's report that growth slowed to 7.4 percent in the latest quarter. Retail sales and factory output improved, prompting suggestions a recovery might be taking shape.  South China Morning Post 
McDonald’s China stops using all Husi products
McDonald’s on the mainland has stopped using products from all Husi food plants since last Friday, the company said in a statement released this afternoon. “We have noted the public’s concerns... (photo: AP / Andy Wong)
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South Koreans watch TV reporting North Korea's missile test at a Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 12, 2009.  Boston Herald 
North Korea fires short-range missile into sea
SEOUL, South KoreaNorth Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defense official said, adding to its unusually high number of weapons... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
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A woman looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 2, 2014 The Japan News
Tokyo stocks bounce back on weaker yen, Nikkei heavyweights
Jiji Press Stocks bounced back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, helped by the weaker yen and upbeat heavyweight components of the benchmark Nikkei average. The... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara)
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Mcdonald's in Xizhi. Xizhi (Chinese: 汐止區; pinyin: Xìzhǐ Qū) is an inner city district in New Taipei City in northern Republic of China (Taiwan). Independent online (SA)
China takes no chances in meat safety scare
Reuters Shanghai China’s food regulator has visited close to 600 restaurants, businesses and food distributors as it investigates a fast-spreading food safety scare... (photo: Creative Commons / Solomon203)
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A currency trader works in front of a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index at the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. Asian stocks swung between gains and losses Friday as traders weighed news China's inflation moderated slightly against disappointment that Fed chief Ben Bernanke offered no immediate support for the ailing U.S. economy. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index fell 1.83 percent, or 33.71, to close at 1,812.93.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) Dayton Daily News
Asian stocks bolstered by US economic data
Most major Asian stock markets rose Friday after U.S. unemployment claims fell to an eight-year low and tensions over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet eased.... (photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon)
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Aguirre named new Japan boss
The former Mexico and Espanyol head coach has been appointed as Alberto Zaccheroni's successor following the Italian's resignation after the World Cup Japan have... (photo: AP / Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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A man looks at an electronic stock board at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Friday, June 28, 2013 Xinhua
Nikkei sheds 0.10 pct. in directionless trade ahead of earnings season
TOKYO, July 23 (Xinhua) -- The Nikkei stock index edged down 0. 10 percent on Wednesday in a day of directionless trade as investors were hard pushed to find incentives... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara)
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A woman checks a mobile phone in front of an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Asian stocks fell Wednesday after a meeting of Europe's finance ministers failed to stem fears that the euro currency union is hurtling toward a breakup. Business Day
Asian stocks rise as risk aversion wanes
TOKYOAsian stocks edged up on Wednesday as risk aversion triggered by recent geopolitical tension continued to ebb, while the Australian dollar spiked on stronger than... (photo: AP / Shizuo Kambayashi)
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