[Inside Futures] - Hong Kong's Heng. Seng Index climbed 2.2%. China's Shanghai Composite Index made gains of 1.3%. Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average advanced 1.5%. South Korea's Kospi Index increased by 1.9%. BHP Billiton climbed 2.3% to A$ Rio Tinto Group
[Inside Futures] - China's Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.4%. South Korea's Kospi Index fell 0.8%. Hong Kong's Heng Seng Index retreated 1.3%. Australia's S&P/ASX 20 slipped 1.1%. BHP Billiton fell 1.2%. Other leading Asian shares also experienced heavy declines.
[Inside Futures] - The Japanese Nikkei 225 Stock Average slid 0.8%. China's Shanghai Composite Index retreated 0.7%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 Index tumbled 0.3%. Hong Kong's Heng Seng Index fell 0.4%. Esprit fell 2.5% to HK$ Canon Inc. retreated 1.2% to yen
[Malaysia Star] - OSK Research analyst Kong Heng Siong said: “The announcement is a negative surprise as IJM's management had previously highlighted that the proposed alignment for the NPE extension has been finalised and was likely to be officially awarded by the