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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Yesterday
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 1.3% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up0.3% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.1% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.6% Taipei (Taiex) down 0.9% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.

Hong Kong Stocks Fall On China Banks Jitters

Yesterday
Hong Kong stocks headed lower Tuesday morning, with mainland Chinese banks as the main drag on the market.

Japan Creates 30-minute Ebola Test: Report

Yesterday
Japanese scientists have developed a new test for the Ebola virus that can detect the disease within 30 minutes using simple equipment, the Nikkei business daily reported late Monday.

Australia Stocks Inch Down With Big Banks Weak

Yesterday
Australia stocks tipped lower in early Tuesday trading under the influence of weakness in the largest banks and miners, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.1%.

Japan Stocks Sneak Higher In Quiet Trade

Yesterday
Japanese stocks bopped higher early Tuesday on the back of fresh yen weakness, though trade was relatively quiet with the U.S. markets out for the Labor Day holiday.

Civil disobedience, arrests planned in fast-food protests for $15 an hour, unionization

Yesterday
McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers.

Phillies Use 4 Pitchers To Get a No-hitter Against Atlanta

Yesterday
Four Philadelphia pitchers, led by starter Cole Hamels, combined to pitch a no-hitter in a 7-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday.

New York farmers seek solutions as new invasive plant pest devastates berry crops

Yesterday
A new invasive insect has devastated northeastern berry crops, and growers are working with Cornell University plant experts to develop strategies to fight it.

Hold the champagne: Improved US eating habits still aren't great; rich-poor diet gap has grown

Yesterday
Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet.

Officials say new $1B power line will improve service in South Texas, rest of state

Yesterday
Construction continues on a new $1 billion electricity line in South Texas that officials said will not only improve service in the state's Rio Grande Valley but also allow energy generated in South Texas to be delivered to the rest of the state.

Massive biotech office park planned for south Kansas City to seek tax breaks

Yesterday
Backers of a proposed biotech office park in south Kansas City are preparing to seek tax breaks for the 350-acre project.

Towns hit by Sandy wrestle with questions of eminent domain in beach protection projects

Yesterday
The Long Island village of Asharoken (ASH'-uh-roh-kehn) faces a dilemma as it seeks to protect itself from erosion and other problems in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

French 2-year Bond Yield Turns Negative For First Time

Yesterday
The French 2-year bond yield has turned negative for the first time Monday.

Pilot program puts Bhutanese refugees to work on New York dairy farms

Yesterday
A pilot program underway in New York is putting Bhutanese refugees to work on dairy farms.

Collection of century-old tobacco cards featuring baseball greats Cy Young, Ty Cobb for sale

Yesterday
A small auction house that's becoming known for selling rare baseball memorabilia has come across a mother lode of cards prized by collectors.

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