Shanghai consumers lose nerve in Q4

Shanghai consumers lost confidence in the fourth quarter ... Global political changes, delayed impact of an economic recovery, continued yuan depreciation and a weak stock market combined to hurt consumer confidence, said Xu Guoxiang, director of the ... ( read original story ...)

Asian stock markets mixed; Nikkei 225 marginally down

Hong Kong’s Hang seng was trading 0.31% higher at 22,969 points. Shanghai composite index up 0.10% at 3,139 points, while SGX Nifty increased by 0.17%. Jakarta Composite and SET Composite was trading higher by 0.54%, Straits Times is up 0.42%. ( read original story ...)