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Asian markets cheered by Wall Street rally

2014-12-24 07:51

Asian markets rose on Wednesday, supported by record gains in US share markets after stellar growth figures from the world's top economy.

Asian stocks track Santa Clause rally in US

2014-12-22 07:54

Asian markets have tracked cues from Wall Street where stocks surged in a Federal Reserve-fuelled "Santa Claus rally".

Asian markets gain as Fed promises patience

2014-12-18 14:05

Asian markets have rallied, with investors reversing a recent sell-off spurred by indications the Federal Reserve will keep rates on hold until mid-2015.

Asian markets mixed ahead of Fed meeting

2014-12-17 13:25

Asian markets have been mixed as bargain-hunting was offset by more losses on Wall Street, while investors await the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.

Asian stocks slump, Tokyo leads losses

2014-12-15 13:23

Asian markets have fallen as oil remained near five-year lows, while investors in Japan shrugged off Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decisive re-election.

Oil slump drags Asian stocks lower

2014-12-15 07:49

Asian markets have fallen as a relentless plunge in oil prices exerted downward pressure, while investors in Japan focused on the faltering economy.

Asian shares mixed, US data offset by China woes

2014-12-12 10:48

Asian markets have been mixed at the end of a painful week for global shares, while China released another batch of data indicating weakness in the economy.

Asian shares end mixed

2014-12-10 13:33

Asian markets have been mixed, with fresh fears about Greece and further losses in oil prices offset by a strong rebound.

Asian shares retreat on profit-taking

2014-12-09 14:51

Asian markets have retreated on profit-taking, with Shanghai tanking more than 5%, while energy firms took a knock as oil prices hit fresh five-year lows.

Asian markets mixed higher after US jobs data

2014-12-08 13:37

Asian shares have closed mixed higher after a better-than-expected jump in US jobs creation.

Asian markets mostly higher at end of week

2014-12-05 13:28

Asian markets have mostly risen, with the dollar again breaking ¥120 while the euro held onto gains after the ECB shied away from fresh stimulus measures.

Asian markets curb poultry after bird flu wave

2014-12-04 09:45

The detection of avian influenza on two farms in British Columbia has spurred several Asian markets to restrict imports of Canadian poultry.

Asian markets boosted by US data

2014-12-03 14:18

Asian markets have mostly risen for a second straight day, following another slate of impressive US data that helped the dollar march towards the ¥120 mark.

Asian markets climb after US data

2014-12-03 07:41

Asian markets have advanced following another slate of impressive US data that helped the dollar march towards the ¥120 mark for the first time in seven years.

Asian markets up, energy firms recover

2014-12-02 13:00

Asian shares have risen, with energy firms clawing back some losses as oil prices recovered from multi-year lows.

Asian markets mixed, oil prices sink further

2014-12-01 07:35

Asian markets have been mixed after China data pointed to further manufacturing weakness, while Tokyo hit a seven-year high as the yen slipped against the dollar.

Asia stocks mostly lower after Opec move

2014-11-28 08:39

Asian markets have mostly fallen, with energy firms taking a dive as oil sat at four-year lows after the Opec cartel ignored calls to cut production.

Asia stocks mixed, oil slumps

2014-11-27 07:48

Asian stocks have been mixed in lacklustre trade, while oil prices extended their losses ahead of a pivotal Opec meeting expected to maintain production levels.

Asian stocks mixed after China-fuelled rally

2014-11-25 15:19

Asian markets have been mixed after a Chinese rate cut had fuelled a rally in the previous session, while Tokyo played catch-up following a long holiday weekend.

Asian stocks climb after China rate cut

2014-11-24 09:03

Asian markets have rallied after China's surprise move to cut interest rates for the first time in over two years as leaders try to revive Asia's economic giant.

Asian stocks dip, yen hits fresh lows

2014-11-20 14:40

Asian markets have been mixed after another round of weak manufacturing data underlined the slowdown in China's economy, while the Fed's meeting hinted on rates.

Asian stocks dip, Tokyo retreats

2014-11-19 13:19

Asian markets have slipped despite record closing highs on Wall Street, with Tokyo stocks retreating after the central bank stood pat on monetary policy.

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St record

2014-11-18 13:50

Asian markets have been mixed, with Tokyo leading gainers on bargain-buying, while Wall Street provided some support with another record close.

Asian stocks mostly lower, Tokyo hit by data

2014-11-17 13:00

Asian markets have mostly fallen, with Tokyo tumbling almost 3% after data showed Japan's economy had slipped into recession.

Asian stocks mixed, Japan GDP eyed

2014-11-14 16:19

Asian markets have been mixed, as profit-taking offset another record close for the Dow on Wall Street, while Tokyo reversed morning losses to end on a high.

 

Asian markets dip despite Wall St record

2014-12-23 07:56

Asian markets have dipped in thin trade despite a positive lead from Wall Street where indices reached fresh records ahead of the release of key US economic data.

Asian markets extend gains after Fed statement

2014-12-19 08:39

Asian markets have rallied for a second straight session, boosted by another strong performance on Wall Street.

Asian markets up after Fed meeting

2014-12-18 07:49

Asian markets have rallied with investors rushing back after a recent sell-off, spurred by a Wall Street recovery and an indication from the US Federal Reserve that interest rates will not likely rise until mid-2015.

Asian markets up ahead of Fed meeting

2014-12-17 07:55

Asian markets have edged up on bargain-hunting although gains were limited, while investors await the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.

Asian stocks slump, Tokyo leads losses

2014-12-15 09:24

Asian markets have fallen as oil remains near five-year lows, while investors in Japan shrugged off Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decisive re-election.

Asian stocks have ended mixed

2014-12-12 13:24

Asian markets have been mixed at the end of a painful week for global shares, as strong US retail sales lifted spirits and Wall Street.

Asian shares track US tumble, Shanghai up

2014-12-11 07:51

Asian markets have been mostly down again after Wall Street was hit by a further fall in oil prices, while the dollar edged up after tumbling against the yen.

Asian shares mostly down

2014-12-10 07:56

Asian markets were mostly lower following a selloff in New York and Europe, with fears about Greece returning to haunt dealers.

Asian shares retreat on profit-taking

2014-12-09 07:50

Asian markets have retreated as investors took advantage of a quiet trading day to take profits after a healthy run-up over the past week.

Asian markets mixed after US jobs data

2014-12-08 07:35

Asian shares have been mixed after data showed a better-than-expected jump in US job creation, while Japan's economy has contracted more than initially thought.

Asian markets extend gains, dollar approaches ¥120

2014-12-04 13:22

Asian markets have rallied for a third straight day following another record close on Wall St, as investors cheered an upbeat report on the economy.

Asian markets extend gains

2014-12-04 07:43

Asian markets have rallied for a third straight day following another record close on Wall Steet as investors cheered an upbeat report from the US central bank.

Asian markets boosted by US data

2014-12-03 11:02

Asian markets have mostly risen for a second straight day, following another slate of impressive US data that helped the dollar march towards the ¥120 mark.

Asian markets mixed and oil rebounds

2014-12-02 10:29

Asian shares have been mixed following a weak lead from Wall St, while energy firms have regained some losses and airlines dipped.

Asian stocks dip, airlines rise on Opec verdict

2014-11-28 15:29

Shares in energy firms have tumbled after oil prices hit four-year lows in reaction to Opec's decision to ignore calls for an output cut.

Asian airlines rise on Opec verdict

2014-11-28 07:53

Shares in energy firms have tumbled in reaction to Opec's decision to ignore calls for an output cut, although the prospect of cheaper fuel sent airlines surging.

Asian stocks mostly up after US data

2014-11-26 13:28

Asian markets have been mostly higher following better-than-expected US economic growth data and news that Germany had narrowly averted recession.

Asian stocks climb after China rate cut

2014-11-24 13:13

Asian markets have rallied after China's surprise move last week to cut interest rates, as its leaders try to strengthen growth.

Asian stocks mixed at end of a downbeat week

2014-11-21 07:33

Asian markets have been mixed with a record close on Wall Street unable to lift investors at the end of a disappointing week that saw Japan plunge into recession.

Asian stocks mostly down, yen hits fresh lows

2014-11-20 07:41

Asian markets have mostly slipped after another round of weak manufacturing data underlined the slowdown in China's economy.

Asian stocks mixed, Tokyo gains

2014-11-19 07:41

Asian markets have been mixed despite record closing highs on Wall Street, with Tokyo stocks ticking higher after a planned sales tax hike was delayed.

Asian stocks mixed, Tokyo recovers

2014-11-18 07:37

Asian markets have been mixed, with Tokyo leading gainers on bargain-buying after the previous day's sell-off, while a Wall Street record close provided support.

Tokyo stocks slip as Japan enters recession

2014-11-17 08:32

Tokyo stocks has fallen more than 1% in early trade after official data showed Japan's economy dropped into a recession.

Asian stocks mostly lower, Japan GDP eyed

2014-11-14 07:49

Asian markets have mostly slipped on profit-taking after a healthy run-up this month, while another record close for the Dow on Wall Street helped limit losses.

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