ARTICLES RELATING TO ASIAN MARKETS

Asia markets retreat after strong week, eye on US data

2017-04-28 07:24

Asian investors have wound down after a strong week, with profit-taking weighing on most markets and attention turning to the release of US growth data later in the day.

Asian markets extend global rally into third day

2017-04-26 07:23

Asia's equity rally has pressed on for a fourth day following another record close on Wall Street and with investor optimism high as Trump is expected to unveil his much-vaunted tax overhaul.

Asian markets, euro build on gains as eyes move to Trump

2017-04-25 07:31

Asian markets have extended gains while the euro held up following Emmanuel Macron's first round presidential election win in France, with investors now looking forward to Trump's promised tax reforms.

Asian markets chase record Wall St close on hopes for US stimulus

2017-04-21 07:35

Asian markets have built on a Wall Street rally as geopolitical fears gave way to fresh hopes for Trump's stimulus after his top finance man said a US tax reform plan would come "very soon".

Asia markets turn higher but uncertainty prevails

2017-04-20 07:27

Asian markets have mostly risen following broad losses the previous two days but analysts warned caution was prevailing due to geopolitical fears and fading hopes for Trump's massive stimulus drive.

Asia traders wary but Tokyo up on weaker yen

2017-04-18 07:31

Japanese shares got a boost on a weaker yen but elsewhere in Asia some key markets drifted lower despite a positive lead from Wall Street as geopolitical concerns kept traders on edge.

Asian markets dip as dollar retreats on Trump comments

2017-04-13 06:38

Asian markets have been mostly weaker, as the dollar retreated following comments by US President Donald Trump expressing concern about a strong greenback.

Asian stocks drop amid concern over global tensions

2017-04-11 12:18

Asia stocks have declined as South Korean shares fell on investors’ concern over geopolitical risk. Chinese shares also dropped amid worries about stricter regulation.

Asian traders tread uneasily as Syria strike fuels tensions

2017-04-10 07:12

Asian investors have moved cautiously as last week's US missile strikes on a Syrian airfield fuelled geopolitical tensions and led to sabre-rattling between Washington and Russia.

Asian markets sink with Wall St after Fed minutes

2017-04-06 07:53

Asian markets have turned lower, tracking a sell-off on Wall Street as investors were spooked by Federal Reserve minutes showing it is mulling a plan to tighten monetary policy by sucking cash out of the financial system.

 

Asian markets reverse losses as Trump agrees talks on free trade deal

2017-04-27 10:05

Most Asian markets have reversed earlier losses as the US said it would renegotiate its free-trade deal with Canada and Mexico, soothing fears of a trade war.

Asian shares gain as global relief offsets China risks

2017-04-25 12:19

Asian shares have climbed for a fourth straight day, keeping a global equities rally intact, as investors shrugged off concerns over China’s financial risks.

Asian markets chase record Wall St close on hopes for US stimulus

2017-04-24 07:26

Asian markets have built on a Wall Street rally as geopolitical fears gave way to fresh hopes for Trump's stimulus after his top finance man said a US tax reform plan would be released "very soon".

Asian markets mostly higher but uncertainty prevails

2017-04-20 12:38

Asian markets have mostly risen following broad losses the previous two days but they struggled to maintain early momentum.

Asian traders wary but Tokyo up on weaker yen

2017-04-18 11:56

Japanese shares have gotten a boost from a weaker yen but some other key Asian markets drifted lower on geopolitical concerns.

Asian markets mixed as dollar retreats on Trump comments

2017-04-13 10:43

Asian markets have been mixed, with the dollar in retreat as US President Donald Trump voiced fears about a strong greenback and softened his stance on Beijing.

Asian markets cautious in face of geopolitical risks

2017-04-12 06:43

Asian markets have moved cautiously as global geopolitical risks continued to gnaw at investor sentiment after last week's US missile strike on Syria and soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Most Asian markets rise but geopolitical worries sap gains

2017-04-11 07:29

Most Asian markets have risen but investors remain on edge over geopolitical tensions with US-Russian relations strained by last week's Syria strike and sabre-rattling on the Korean peninsula.

Asian markets sink with Wall St after Fed minutes

2017-04-06 15:18

Asian markets have turned lower, tracking a sell-off on Wall Street as investors were spooked by Federal Reserve minutes showing it is mulling a plan to tighten monetary policy.

Asian shares slump before summit, yen climbs

2017-04-05 08:56

Asian equities have slipped as investors awaited more clues on US interest rates and economic growth, ahead of a meeting between Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping.

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