ARTICLES RELATING TO ASIAN MARKETS

Asian traders on edge ahead of key US healthcare vote

2017-03-24 07:22

Asian investors have moved uneasily as they look to a delayed vote on US healthcare reform whose passage is seen as crucial to the future of Donald Trump's growth-drive agenda.

Asia markets sink with Wall St on fears for Trump agenda

2017-03-22 07:36

Asian markets have tumbled, tracking a US and European sell-off as the Trump-fuelled surge in equities went into reverse on fears about the prospects for plans to fire US economy.

Asia markets mostly down after rally, dollar weakens

2017-03-20 07:32

Most Asian markets have slipped, with the dollar suffering fresh selling pressure after the Fed hinted at a slower-than-expected pace in interest rate hikes this year.

Asian markets boosted by Fed but dollar sinks

2017-03-16 11:02

Asian markets have rallied and the dollar sunk after the Federal Reserve lifted US interest rates but gave a more dovish outlook for future hikes.

Asian dealers cautious ahead of Fed meeting

2017-03-15 07:41

Asian traders have moved cautiously ahead of a much-anticipated Federal Reserve policy meeting, which they hope will provide clarity on US interest rate plans for the rest the year.

Asia markets up after US jobs but dollar struggles

2017-03-13 07:27

Asian markets have mostly risen after last week's forecast-busting US jobs report but the dollar struggled against most other currencies, with this week's expected Fed rate hike already accounted for.

Energy firms lead Asia markets down after oil plunge, dollar up

2017-03-09 07:25

Energy firms have led a broad sell-off in Asian markets following a five percent plunge in oil prices, but the dollar held on to gains after a surprisingly strong US jobs report.

Asia markets mostly up but caution reigns, dollar struggles

2017-03-07 07:24

Investors in most Asian markets have built on the previous day's advance, but with caution as gains were limited by concerns over Trump's lack of detail on economic policy.

Asia markets chase US, Europe surge after Trump speech

2017-03-02 07:35

The US president's much-anticipated address was broadly welcomed as he promised a trillion-dollar infrastructure splurge and tax cuts - music to bullish investors' ears.

Asia markets ease as Trump rally hits buffers

2017-02-23 07:49

Asian markets have sunk as investors put the brakes on a Trump rally that has inflated global stocks, while Japanese car giant Nissan fell after Carlos Ghosn.

 

Asia markets enjoy small recovery after big losses

2017-03-23 07:30

Most Asian markets have edged up and the dollar saw a small recovery as investors tracked a bounce, with focus now on a crucial congressional vote on US healthcare reform today.

Asia markets mostly down after rally, dollar weakens

2017-03-20 12:06

Most Asian markets have slipped following broad advances, with the dollar suffering fresh selling pressure.

Asia stocks rally peters out as Trump budget disappoints

2017-03-17 12:31

Asian markets have struggled as caution prevailed following the previous day's rally, with investors concerned about a lack of detail on Trump's tax reforms and spending promises in his first budget.

Most Asian markets boosted by Fed but dollar sinks

2017-03-16 07:42

Asian markets have rallied and the dollar has sunk after the Fed lifted US interest rates but gave a more dovish outlook for future hikes.

Asian dealers cautious ahead of Fed meeting

2017-03-14 07:31

Asian traders have moved cautiously ahead of a much-anticipated Fed's policy meeting, which they hope will provide clarity on the US central bank's interest rate plans for the rest the year.

Asia markets tepid after another crude sell-off but Tokyo rallies

2017-03-10 07:42

Japanese shares have rallied as the dollar surged against the yen ahead of key US jobs data, while other Asian markets swung as energy firms were hit by another sharp sell-off in oil.

Asia markets sink with Wall St as pharma firms hit by Trump tweet

2017-03-08 07:38

Asian markets have followed a US and European sell-off, with pharmaceutical firms hit after Donald Trump said he wanted to boost price competition in the sector.

Asia markets sink with global retreat but dollar rules

2017-03-03 07:33

Asian equity markets have fallen after a broad global rally, but the dollar strengthened against most other currencies as traders become increasingly confident the Fed will hike rates.

Asia stocks drop, yen steady before Trump speech

2017-02-27 09:03

Asian stocks have fallen while gold and the yen were steady after three days of gains as investors grew cautious before speeches from Donald Trump and Janet Yellen.

Most Asia markets up as rally presses ahead

2017-02-22 07:21

Asian markets have mostly extended their rally with Tokyo boosted by a jump in the dollar against the yen after a top Fed official said the bank could lift rates as sooner.

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