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A surge in interest rates and the worst currency rout since 2008 in developing nations from Russia to Brazil are inflating corporate borrowing costs as $1.5 trillion of obligations come due by the end of 2015.
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Asian stocks rose on Friday, buoyed by Wall Street's gains the previous day, but investors remained cautious ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report later in the session.
The yen held declines near a five-week low while Asian index futures rose, with a gauge of regional stocks set for its longest stretch of weekly gains since September before U.S. payrolls data.
ICE's February average daily volume for global derivatives was 10.7 million contracts, a decrease of 9% compared to February 2013.
Asia's benchmark stock gauge was little changed, after yesterday climbing the most in a week, as investors assessed the Ukraine crisis and weaker-than-estimated data on payrolls and services in the world's largest economy.
Emerging-market stocks advanced for a second day as Ukraine negotiates international aid after military tension with Russia eased.
KraneShares launched a China A-shares ETF on NYSE today , the first mainland China ETF based on an MSCI A-shares index.
MSCI 's share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday , StockRatingsNetwork reports.
Asian stocks rose and the dollar held firm in early trade on Wednesday, after remarks from Russian President Vladimir Putin allayed fears of an imminent military conflict in Ukraine.
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The yen held gains against the euro, trading at 139.44 per euro after yesterday's 0.8 percent jump.
News that Russian President Putin has recalled some troops back to their bases is seen as a conciliatory gesture and the Chinese yuan closed higher, snapping a 10-day drop.
Global stocks, bonds and commodities rose together in February for the first time in seven months, reversing January's losses in equities and raw materials and burning short sellers who bet on more declines following the Federal Reserve's decision to begin reducing stimulus efforts.
Asia's benchmark stock gauge was little changed, with the index poised for its first monthly advance since October, ahead of tomorrow's China manufacturing report and after the Federal Reserve said the U.S. central bank may alter its stimulus-cut strategy should the economy weaken.