Asian markets pare losses on post-Brexit stimulus hope

2016-06-28 07:40

Asian stock markets have brushed off big early losses and the pound bounced as traders began betting on a fresh round of stimulus measures to mitigate the effects of Brexit.

HSBC, Nomura fall in Asia as Brexit may force costly move

2016-06-27 09:02

HSBC and Nomura have extended declines in Asian trading on concern that Britain’s vote to leave the EU may force banks with in the UK to undergo costly relocations.

Asia markets, pound edge up as Britain starts voting

2016-06-23 10:45

The pound has climbed against the dollar in Asian trade while stock markets were mostly up but traders stepped nervously as UK began voting in a knife-edge in-out EU referendum.

Asian stocks rise as dollar weakens before Yellen

2016-06-21 08:57

Asian stocks have risen and the dollar weakened before remarks by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen that will help shape expectations for US monetary policy.

Asia shares rebound with oil as Brexit risk ebbs

2016-06-17 10:15

Asian stocks rebounded from a three-week low, the pound strengthened and oil snapped a six-day losing streak after the murder of a UK lawmaker prompted speculation of Britons' less likely Brexit vote.

Asian stocks drop as Brexit risk hurts pound

2016-06-14 09:02

Risk aversion has prevailed in markets, spurring slides in Asian shares as the UK’s upcoming vote on European Union membership fuelled anxiety.

Tokyo shares rise as investors assess Yellen comments

2016-06-07 07:10

Tokyo shares have risen cautiously in mid-afternoon trade as the market determined the impact of comments by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.

Asian stocks decline with Yuan, commodities

2016-06-01 09:04

Asian stocks have retreated with commodities and the yuan weakened as Chinese manufacturing data pointed to lacklustre growth in the world’s second-largest economy.

Asia stocks up but markets cautious ahead of Yellen speech

2016-05-30 07:22

Asia stocks have tilted upwards, shrugging off a weak lead from Wall Street as oil pulled back below $50 a barrel, but remained cautious ahead of the US central bank head's speech.

Asia stocks take breather, oil passes $50 a barrel

2016-05-26 08:45

Asia stocks have taken a breather after the previous session's rally, but energy firms were mostly up after oil surged past $50 a barrel for the first time this year.


Asian stocks rebound after Brexit vote triggers selloff

2016-06-27 11:13

Asian stocks have rebounded from the steepest slump since August after last week’s British vote to leave the European Union roiled global markets.

Asian stocks head for worst rout in 10 months on Brexit

2016-06-24 11:22

Asian stocks have headed for the steepest slump in 10 months as Britain’s vote to leave the EU raised fears that a divided Europe will further damage global growth.

Asia markets edge up, pound rallies as Britain votes

2016-06-23 07:37

The pound has rallied against the dollar in Asian trade while stock markets were mostly up, but traders stepped nervously as they await the result of the UK's EU poll.

Asian stocks rally with UK futures, pound as Brexit odds slide

2016-06-20 07:43

Asian stocks have rallied with UK equities futures and the pound surged by the most since 2009 amid signs Britons are warming towards the EU ahead of a referendum.

Tokyo's Nikkei stock index drops 3% on yen rally

2016-06-16 09:14

Tokyo's benchmark stock index plunged more than three percent Thursday afternoon as the soaring yen hammered exporters after the Bank of Japan decided against boosting its stimulus.

Asian stocks plummet, yen soars on risk aversion

2016-06-13 09:32

Asian stocks have fallen the most in more than four months and the Japanese yen jumped as risky assets took a hammering before key central bank meetings.

Asian stocks drop as Japan losses offset emerging-market gains

2016-06-06 07:02

Most Asian stocks have fallen, with Japanese exporters sliding as weak US payrolls data sent the dollar plunging against the yen, while emerging markets have rallied.

Asian stocks pare monthly drop on Fed optimism

2016-05-31 07:34

Asian stocks have extended gains, trimming their worst month since February amid optimism the global economy is strong enough to withstand a boost to US borrowing costs.

Asian stocks up, markets cautious ahead of Yellen speech

2016-05-27 12:29

Asia stocks have tilted upwards, shrugging off a weak lead from Wall Street as oil pulled back below $50 a barrel.

Asia stocks surge on global rally as oil rebounds

2016-05-25 12:49

Asia stocks have jumped, building on a strong lead from Wall Street and Europe, and as investors adjusted to the prospect of a US rate hike in the near future.

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