[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks pulled back from records Thursday as concerns about a possible US government shutdown and lofty equity valuations dented sentiment.

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THE dollar edged higher on Thursday after plumbing a three-year low hit earlier in the session as higher US Treasury yields prompted some investors to pare bearish bets against the greenback.

[NEW YORK] Wall Street's main indexes opened little changed on Thursday as energy stocks took a hit from lower oil prices...

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Thursday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 7.03 points to 1,821.60.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks closed at another record high on Thursday, extending a rally in line with global markets, following data showing China's economy grew much more than expected last...

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets advanced in opening deals on Thursday, rebounding from modest losses the previous day...

[SEOUL] South Korea's KOSPI stock index rose on Thursday. The South Korean won weakened and bond yields fell. At 0630 GMT, the KOSPI was up 0.38 points or 0.02 per cent at 2,515.81. ...

[TOKYO] Tokyo shares closed lower Thursday on late profit-taking after its main index temporarily broke above the 24,000-mark for the first time in more than 26 years.

[BENGALURU] Australian shares ended flat on Thursday as gains in the financial sector were offset by a fall in miners and energy stocks.

[HONG KONG] The rally in Asian markets showed no signs of slowing on Thursday with most posting fresh gains and Hong Kong hitting new records as investors tracked another milestone on Wall Street.