US sharemarkets rose on Friday in thin trade
with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 indexes at record highs.
Summary: UK shares dipped in thin trade
on Tuesday as Moody's downgrade of France's credit rating depressed financials and a lower oil price hit energy stocks.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond rose slightly Wednesday morning in thin trade
as market players sat on the fence on the day for September interim book-closings.
1 per cent in thin trade
as investors kept to the sidelines ahead of the US presidential elections.
Summary: TOKYO - The euro held its ground in very thin trade
on Monday, staying above an 11-month low against the dollar as investors awaited an Italian debt auction later in the week.
Key 10-year JGB yield edges up in morning in thin trade
4223 was noted in thin trade
and interest was mooted via EUR/JPY from speculative names that were heavy buyers from 136.
2 per cent in thin trade
as investors focussed their attention on the Melbourne Cup horse race, dealers said.
The Abu Dhabi market rose the most in almost three weeks as banks supported the main index, while the Dubai Financial Market hit a two-week high in thin trade
as investors awaited new catalysts.
Summary: EURUSD headed lower in thin trade
, with reports of good selling from a Dutch house relating to unwinding of a residual position related to the Lehman Brothers.
9 per cent in thin trade
pressured by futures-led selling with many players still absent amid the summer holiday period, analysts said.
2 per cent lower in thin trade
, with continued weakness in key property and telecoms stocks as concerns surrounding US markets and corporate earnings continued to weigh on investor confidence.