Articles By Bhaskar Prasad

Nov 06, 2012

Asian Markets Fall Ahead of US Presidential Elections

Most of the Asian markets fell Tuesday as investors remained cautious ahead of the U.S. Presidential elections.

From Global Markets Sep 19, 2012

Asian Markets Rise Amid Japan Stimulus Hopes

Most of the Asian markets rose Wednesday amid investor hopes that the Bank of Japan would announce stimulus measures to bolster the country's economic growth.

From Global Markets Sep 18, 2012

US Stock Futures Signal Lower Open As Investors Turn Cautious

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Tuesday as investors assessed whether stimulus measures announced by policy makers in the U.S. and Europe will revive global economic growth.

From Global Markets Sep 18, 2012

European Markets Fall On Spain Concerns

European markets fell Tuesday as investor confidence was weighed down as fears of the debt crisis affecting the euro zone was revived by the rising borrowing cost faced by Spain.

From Global Markets Sep 18, 2012

Asian Markets Drop Amid China-Japan Dispute

Most of the Asian markets dropped Tuesday as investor confidence was weighed down by the intensifying tensions between China and Japan and the increasing concerns over the euro zone debt crisis.

From Global Markets Sep 17, 2012

US Stock Futures Signal Lower Open After Rally On Fed Decision

The U.S. stock index futures point to a lower open Monday after the rally seen last week following the announcement of the Federal Reserve's plan to buy mortgage securities.

From Global Markets Sep 17, 2012

European Markets Fall On Euro Zone Concerns

European markets fell Monday as investor sentiment turned negative after fears of the debt crisis affecting the euro zone were revived undermining the optimism over the stimulus measures announced by policymakers to bolster economic growth.

From Global Markets Sep 17, 2012

Asian Markets Drop After Last Week’s Rally

Most of the Asian markets dropped Monday after the rally last week when investor confidence was buoyed by the optimism that the stimulus measures announced by the central banks in the U.S. and the Europe would help revive the global economic growth momentum.

From Economy Sep 15, 2012

South Korea’s Economy Ailing As Market Players Call For Stimulus Measures

With the Bank of Korea unexpectedly holding its policy rate at 3 percent, market participants feel that stimulus measures will be urgently needed to reinvigorate the country’s weakening economy.

From Global Markets Sep 15, 2012

Weekly Roundup: Asian Markets Rally As Fed Announces QE3

Most of the Asian markets gained in the week as investor confidence was lifted following the announcement of another round of quantitative easing by the U.S. Federal Reserve which is expected to rejuvenate the economic growth.