Asian traders step back after Fed-fuelled rally

2016-09-23 07:47

Investors have taken their foot off the pedal in Asia after two days of strong gains, while the dollar recovered some ground on the yen.

Asian traders tread carefully ahead of bank decisions

2016-09-20 13:14

Asian stocks markets have drifted and the dollar was virtually unmoved with investors biding their time as crucial central bank gatherings in the United States and Japan kick off.

Asian stocks rise as oil rebounds

2016-09-19 09:07

Asian stocks have risen with European and US equity index futures as a rebound in oil bolstered risk appetite ahead of heavily-anticipated central bank policy meetings.

Most Asian markets sink again, led by Tokyo

2016-09-15 07:43

Most Asian markets have fallen again, led by a more than one percent loss in Tokyo, ahead of key policy meetings in the United States and Japan next week.

Most Asian markets bounce on soothing Fed rate talk

2016-09-13 07:34

Asian markets have mostly risen after the previous day's hammering as a leading Federal Reserve official tempered comments from her colleagues on the need for an early interest rate hike.

Asian markets slip but China lifts Hong Kong, Shanghai

2016-09-08 07:37

Asian markets have mostly fallen following a recent run of gains but Hong Kong and Shanghai traders cheered data showing Chinese imports rose in August for the first time in almost two years.

Asian markets tread water after US jobs rally

2016-09-06 07:41

Asian traders have taken a breather after the previous day's sharp gains but the dollar edged higher against the yen as the chances of a US rate hike this month diminish.

Asian stocks swing as investors avoid risk

2016-09-02 11:38

Asian stocks have fluctuated in a narrow range as investors avoided taking on risk before key US payrolls data that may provide hints on the path of rate hikes.

Asia markets mostly down but Tokyo soars on weak yen

2016-08-31 07:45

Tokyo stocks have resumed a rally as the yen fell against the dollar on US interest rates talk but most other Asian markets struggled.

Most Asia markets, dollar slip ahead of Yellen speech

2016-08-26 07:33

Most Asian markets have begun on a negative note while the dollar dipped as investors cautiously await a much-anticipated speech by Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen.


Asian markets steady at start of 'Big Wednesday'

2016-09-21 07:45

Asia has kicked off a huge day for global markets as investors await central bank announcements from Japan and the US on what has been dubbed "Big Wednesday".

Asian traders cautious ahead of bank meetings

2016-09-20 07:29

Asian stocks markets have drifted and the dollar was virtually unmoved with investors biding their time as crucial central bank gatherings in the United States and Japan kick off.

Asian markets rise as US data soothes rate fears

2016-09-16 07:41

Asian markets on Friday tracked a rally on Wall Street after another round of below-par US data doused expectations for a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this month.

Asian markets cagey after Wall Street dive

2016-09-14 07:50

Asian traders have shifted tentatively as uncertainty over the future of central bank monetary policy weighed on buying interest while warnings of an extended oil glut sank energy firms.

Asian markets sink as Fed rate talk brews

2016-09-12 07:44

Asian stocks have tumbled, extending last week's global sell-off as comments from top central bankers rang alarm bells on trading floors that the days of cheap money could be numbered.

Most Asia markets rise on weak US data, yen hits Tokyo

2016-09-07 07:44

Asian markets have mostly risen but Tokyo tumbled on a strong yen as a shock slump the US service sector wiped out the chances of an interest rate hike this month.

Asian markets rally as US rate expectations fade

2016-09-05 07:30

Asian stock markets have rallied as a slowdown in US jobs creation doused expectations for a rate hike while showing the US economy was still improving.

Asian markets cagey after China data, eye on US jobs

2016-09-01 07:49

Asian markets have swung after a surprise pick-up in Chinese factory activity that indicated stability, but fuelled fears of a fresh stimulus hold off.

Most Asia markets slump, Tokyo soars on US rate talk

2016-08-29 08:32

Japanese stocks have rallied on a weaker yen but other Asian markets retreated after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen hinted at a US interest rate hike by the end of the year.

Asia energy firms extend losses as oil falls

2016-08-25 07:50

Asian energy firms have suffered further losses as oil extended losses, while currency traders moved cautiously the day before a key speech by Federal Reserve chair.

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