Asian stocks hit by energy firms as oil dives, Shanghai muted

2017-06-21 07:48

Another sell-off in energy firms have dragged Asian markets lower, tracking hefty losses on Wall Street as oil prices tanked, while Shanghai was muted despite MSCI's decision to include mainland-listed firms in index.

Asian markets extend gains at start of the week

2017-06-19 07:48

Asian have markets built on last week's gains after another record on Wall Street, while the euro edged up on news that French's ruling party had secured a healthy majority in National Assembly elections.

Asia markets subdued despite Wall St record, eyes on Fed

2017-06-14 07:28

Asian investors have struggled to track a record close on Wall Street as they await the Fed's latest policy meeting hoping for a guide on its plans for monetary policy.

Asian stocks fall as Samsung, Tencent lead tech selloff

2017-06-12 11:11

Samsung Electronics and Tencent Holdings have tumbled as a US technology selloff spread to Asia, sparking the biggest drop of the year for a regional index of stocks in the industry.

Asian markets down, oil slide hits energy firms

2017-06-08 07:45

Most Asian markets have slipped, with energy shares hit by a plunge in oil prices, while investors await UK's election result and testimony from axed FBI head.

Dollar weakens with Asia stocks amid cautious tone

2017-06-06 09:12

The dollar has weakened and equities have retreated as investors turned cautious following a seven-week surge for global stocks. Gold rallied and oil fluctuated.

Asian markets mostly down, pound dips after London attack

2017-06-05 07:32

Asian markets have begun the week mostly lower as investors mulled the impact of a weekend terror attack in London that saw the pound lose ground in early trading.

Most Asian markets turn lower after US retreat

2017-06-01 08:01

Asian markets have started June on a subdued start after an uninspiring report on the economy from the Federal Reserve left Wall Street in the red.

Asia stocks slip as China rally fades, pound drops

2017-05-31 07:39

Asian stocks have been lower as a rally in Shanghai sparked by better-than-expected manufacturing data lost momentum.

Asian markets edge lower as investors shrug off N.Korea missile

2017-05-29 13:34

Asian stocks have broadly slipped, with few solid trading cues after investors largely shrugged off an early-morning North Korean missile launch.


Asia stocks rise on yen weakness, tech share gains

2017-06-20 07:44

Asian stocks have advanced as technology shares continued a rebound and hawkish comments from a Fed official allayed concern about the strength of the world’s largest economy.

Asia markets slide, dragged by oil plunge and Trump fears

2017-06-15 07:32

Asian markets have sunk with energy firms swiped by a dive in oil prices, while traders were also spooked by a report that Trump was being investigated for possible obstruction of justice.

Asia stocks climb as tech rout eases, pound flat

2017-06-13 07:52

Asian stocks have advanced as the global selloff in technology shares showed signs of easing, while the pound held losses as UK PM fought to survive the fallout from the general election.

Asian stocks rise as investor focus returns to regional markets

2017-06-09 07:37

Asian stocks have risen, touching a fresh two-year high, as investors focused on regional issues in the wake of a benign reaction to recent geopolitical events.

Asia stocks fall as investors are cautious before UK election

2017-06-06 12:14

Asian shares have fallen, poised for the first decline in four sessions, as equities retreated from recent record highs amid a dearth of news ahead of the UK election.

Asia markets struggle as Comey, British vote approach

2017-06-06 07:40

Asian stocks have struggled as investors wait nervously for key political events later in the week with the sacked former FBI head to give testimony to Congress.

Asian markets rally with Wall St after strong US jobs report

2017-06-02 07:31

Asian markets have headed into the weekend with another round of gains, following a record close for all three major New York indexes as traders welcomed a forecast-busting jobs reading.

Asia and European stocks mostly rise despite Wall St losses

2017-05-31 14:15

Asian and European markets have mostly risen, but gains were limited following a soft lead from Wall Street.

Asia markets lower in thinned trade, euro hit by Draghi comments

2017-05-30 07:23

Tokyo has led losses in holiday-thinned Asian trade, with dealers keeping tabs on a developing scandal around Donald Trump's administration.

Asian markets brush off North Korean missile launch

2017-05-29 07:22

Stock markets in Japan and South Korea rose Monday morning as investors brushed off Pyongyang's missile launch, and after record gains on overseas bourses.

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