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.

Asia energy firms hit by oil price dive, dollar falls

2016-08-23 07:37

Energy firms have sunk in Asian trade as oil prices extended the previous day's sharp losses on profit-taking and fresh worries about a global oversupply.

Asia stocks cautious but oil price holds above $50

2016-08-19 07:42

Asia stocks markets have moved cautiously in early trade despite a positive lead from Wall Street and further overnight gains in the price of oil.

Asia stocks fall as oil price depresses outlook

2016-08-11 07:36

Asian markets have fallen as a slump in the oil price, driven by fresh indications of an oversupply, depressed the outlook for equities and global growth.

Asia stocks advance on positive China data

2016-08-09 07:53

Asian stocks have posted modest gains as fresh Chinese data provided signs of improving conditions for the world's second largest economy.

Asian markets mostly up after BoE rate cut, stimulus

2016-08-05 07:36

Most Asian markets have risen while the pound was steady after the Bank of England announced a post-Brexit interest rate cut and surprise stimulus.

Asian markets tumble, Japan hit by weak stimulus

2016-08-03 11:49

Most Asian markets have tumbled, with Tokyo taking a hit from a strong yen after Japan's economy-boosting stimulus plan fell flat with investors.

Asia markets rise ahead of US, Japan bank decisions

2016-07-28 07:44

Asian markets have mostly risen as the Federal Reserve prepares to wrap up a key policy meeting, while Tokyo rallied days ahead of Bank of Japan stimulus.

Asia markets move cautiously ahead of bank meetings

2016-07-26 07:46

Tokyo stocks have sank on a strong yen as traders await central bank meetings in Japan and the US, while other Asian markets fluctuated after a negative lead from Wall Street.


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 struggle, oil resumes losses on glut woe

2016-08-24 07:30

Most Asian markets have slipped as traders trod water ahead of the Federal Reserve's speech this week, while oil suffered fresh losses on persistent glut worries.

Asian markets retreat, dollar up on rate speculation

2016-08-22 09:48

Asian traders have moved cautiously while the dollar rose on bets on a US interest rate hike this year.

Asian stocks fall from one year high

2016-08-11 11:31

Asian stocks outside Japan have retreated from the highest level in a year, after declines in US equities, as crude oil’s decline drove energy and raw-materials producers lower.

Most asian stocks drop as Tokyo shares retreat

2016-08-10 11:18

Most Asian stocks have fallen as Japanese shares retreated amid a stronger yen, while concerns about elevated valuations dragged equities in India lower.

Asian stocks advance to one-year high

2016-08-08 11:28

Asian stocks have risen to the highest level in a year as a weaker yen buoyed Japanese equities after a strong US jobs report increased risk appetite.

Asia stocks mostly up after Wall Street rally

2016-08-04 07:44

Most Asian stock markets have risen after a positive lead from Wall Street, as investors look ahead to an expected Bank of England rate cut and the release of US jobs data.

Depressed Asia stocks await Japan stimulus details

2016-08-02 07:28

Asia stocks have lost ground as low oil prices dented sentiment and investors awaited premier Shinzo Abe's announcement on the government's stimulus programme.

Asia markets rise ahead of US, Japan bank decisions

2016-07-27 07:44

Asian markets mostly risen as the Fed prepares to wrap up a key policy meeting, while Tokyo rallied days before an expected Bank of Japan stimulus announcement.

Asian traders wary ahead of bank meetings

2016-07-25 07:46

Japanese stocks have rallied again after another Wall Street record as dealers look ahead to central bank meetings, but other Asian markets struggled after racking up healthy gains.

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