ARTICLES RELATING TO ASIAN MARKETS

Asian shares mixed after Wall St bounce

2014-04-15 13:30

Asian markets have been mixed, with Wall Street providing a strong lead after rebounding from a two-day selloff thanks to better retail sales data.

Asian shares slip after Wall St rout

2014-04-11 12:30

Asia's markets have fallen after hefty plunges on Wall Street as US tech stocks suffered another sell-off.

Tencent, casinos propel Hong Kong shares

2014-04-09 14:51

Hong Kong shares have ended at its highest level in 11 weeks, as a rebound in casino shares and index-heavyweight Tencent pushed the index to its best close.

Asian shares mixed, tech firms follow US

2014-04-08 11:27

Asian markets have been mixed following another heavy selloff on Wall Street, while a stronger yen added to downward pressure on Japan's Nikkei.

Asian shares rise despite weak China data

2014-03-24 07:58

Asian markets have been mostly higher despite fresh evidence indicating that China's manufacturing sector is shrinking as Tokyo rebounded from a heavy selloff.

Asian shares mixed as focus turns to Fed

2014-03-19 16:39

Asia's markets have were mixed in edgy trade after Russia ratcheted up tensions in Eastern Europe by formally absorbing Crimea from Ukraine.

Tokyo leads rebound for Asian shares

2014-02-21 08:19

Tokyo stocks have led a rebound on Asian markets, reversing losses in the previous session as regional bourses took their cue from Wall Street.

Asian shares mostly higher

2014-01-15 14:02

Asia's markets have edged higher after a surprisingly strong batch of retail data from the United States.

Japan bucks Asian downtrend

2013-12-03 14:22

Asian markets have mostly tracked Wall Street's losses after speculation grew that the US will begin winding down its stimulus this month.

Nikkei hit by stronger yen

2013-11-26 07:53

Asian markets were mixed following a muted lead from Wall Street, while Tokyo slipped as the yen clawed back some of the previous day's losses against the dollar.

Asian shares track Wall St higher

2013-11-25 07:55

Asian markets have tracked another record close on Wall Street, while oil prices fell after Iran struck a deal with world powers on its nuclear programme.

Asian shares up as Dow breaks milestone

2013-11-22 07:52

Asian markets have mostly risen after the Dow closed above the psychological 16 000 level for the first time on the back of a slew of upbeat economic data.

Asia shares mostly up

2013-11-18 11:04

Asian markets have mostly lifted, with Hong Kong and Shanghai boosted by China's reforms aimed at giving private firms a greater role in the economy.

Asian shares edge lower, reversing earlier gains

2013-11-04 11:46

Asian markets have edged lower, reversing earlier gains that were fuelled by upbeat US and Chinese manufacturing data as well as strong US auto sales.

Asian shares lifted by bargain-buying

2013-10-28 10:48

Asian markets have climbed following a record close on Wall Street, and as investors picked up bargains after broad losses last week.

Asian shares head to 5-month highs

2013-10-15 09:38

Asian shares have climbed to their highest in nearly five months on heightened hopes for a deal in Washington to reopen the US government.

Asian shares rebound

2013-10-08 11:24

Asian stocks have risen on bargain hunting after two days of losses, but dealers remain nervous that the US budget stand-off shows no signs of being solved.

Asian shares mixed on US govt shutdown

2013-10-01 12:33

Asian markets have been mixed after political gridlock in Washington triggered the first US government shutdown in 17 years.

Asian shares mixed, eyes on US budget

2013-09-26 11:49

Asian markets have been mixed as attention turned to another stand-off in Washington over the US budget that could see parts of the government shut down.

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St rally

2013-09-18 11:59

Asian markets have been mixed following a strong lead from Wall Street, with investors awaiting the end of a crucial Federal Reserve policy meeting.

Asian stocks higher on Syria agreement

2013-09-16 12:54

Asian markets have rallied as fears of an attack on Syria receded after the US and Russia agreed on a deal for the Assad regime to give up its chemical weapons.

Asian stocks down ahead of Fed meeting

2013-09-13 11:04

Asian markets have been mostly lower at the end of a positive week for investors, as attention turns to the US Federal Reserve meeting.

Asian stock rally takes a breather

2013-09-11 09:26

Asian stocks have stalled after nine days of gains, while investors gave the safe-haven yen a wide berth on growing optimism for the Chinese economy.

Asian stocks rise on strong China data

2013-09-09 14:41

Asian markets have climbed as Chinese trade data lifted hopes for the global economic outlook.

Asian stocks rebound from heavy losses

2013-08-29 10:58

Asian markets have seen a mild bounce after suffering heavy selling pressure this week, but traders remained on edge ahead of a possible military strike on Syria.

 

Asian shares mixed after fresh Wall St losses

2014-04-14 12:52

Asia's markets have been mixed following another heavy sell-off on Wall Street while concerns over the crisis in Ukraine resurfaced.

Asian shares take lead from firmer Wall St

2014-04-10 11:53

Asian markets have taken their lead from a Wall Street rally following minutes from the US Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.

Asian shares mostly up, yen sinks Tokyo

2014-04-09 11:15

Asia's markets mostly rose following a slight rebound on Wall Street, but Tokyo took another hit from a stronger yen.

Asian shares track US, Europe losses

2014-03-25 08:34

Asian markets have been mostly down as traders booked profits after the previous day's rally, while Wall Street provided another negative lead.

Asian shares drop on US rate hike hint

2014-03-20 12:13

Asian markets have fallen after the head of the US Federal Reserve hinted that the central bank could raise interest rates sooner than expected.

Asian shares up after Wall Street rally

2014-03-18 15:37

Asian markets have jumped following a Wall Street rally as traders shrugged off growing tensions between the West and Russia.

Asian shares rebound from huge sell-off

2014-02-05 07:54

Asian markets have moved mostly higher, with a rally on Wall Street giving Tokyo and Hong Kong some impetus to claw back losses.

Asian markets higher after US growth data

2013-12-23 07:52

Asian markets have climbed, following a record lead from Wall Street, after US economic growth figures came in well above expectations.

Asian shares mixed on Wall Street close

2013-11-27 10:06

Asian markets have been mixed in quiet trade following another record close on Wall Street.

Asian shares follow Wall St higher

2013-11-25 09:56

Asian markets have mostly climbed following another record close on Wall Street, while oil prices fell after Iran struck a deal on its nuclear programme.

Asian shares up after Dow breaks milestone

2013-11-22 11:02

Asian markets have mostly lifted after the Dow closed above the psychological 16 000 level for the first time on the back of a slew of upbeat economic data.

Asian shares slip after global outlook cut

2013-11-20 10:16

Asian markets have mostly fallen after the OECD cut its forecasts for global growth, citing the likely effect of any wind-down in the Federal Reserve's stimulus.

Asia shares skid to 4-week lows

2013-11-08 10:07

Asian shares have slumped to a four-week low after Wall Street suffered its biggest fall in more than two months, as investors looked to the US payrolls data.

Asian shares rally ahead of Fed policy decision

2013-10-30 07:48

Asian markets have tracked another record finish on Wall Street, but trade was cautious ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision.

Asian shares mixed on US debt row

2013-10-16 13:50

Asian markets have been mixed as investors focus on the US, where lawmakers remain at loggerheads head of a critical deadline to raise the debt ceiling.

Asian stocks rally to 3-week highs

2013-10-11 10:35

Asian stocks have jumped to three-week highs as investors took a chance and cheered perceived progress in Washington to avert a possible debt default.

Asian shares dip as US shutdown drags on

2013-10-07 10:08

Asian shares, oil prices and the dollar have come under pressure as politicians in Washington showed no signs of making progress to resolve the US budget standoff.

Asian shares down on US budget row

2013-09-30 11:50

Asian markets have slumped as the US government edged towards a shutdown over a budget battle.

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St rally

2013-09-18 13:05

Asian markets have been mixed after a strong lead from Wall Street, as investors await the end of a crucial Federal Reserve policy meeting.

Asian stocks lower ahead of Fed meeting

2013-09-17 13:10

Asian markets have mostly fallen y as a broadly positive lead from Wall Street was offset by caution before the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting.

Asian stocks down ahead of Fed meeting

2013-09-13 13:20

Asian markets have been mostly lower at the end of a positive week for investors, as attention turns to next week's US Federal Reserve meeting.

Asian stocks broadly higher

2013-09-12 12:52

Asian markets have climbed as investors took a breather after a rally at the start of the week, but Tokyo slipped on profit-taking and a stronger yen.

Asian stocks extend gains

2013-09-10 13:31

Asian markets have extended gains, with investors buoyed by a string of upbeat global economic data.

Asian stocks up ahead of US jobs data

2013-09-06 10:49

Asian markets have climbed as traders awaited the release of US jobs data, while Tokyo took a hit as the dollar fell a day after breaking through the ¥100 level.

Asian stocks sink

2013-08-28 13:21

Asian markets have dropped and oil prices rose as the West stepped up preparations for a military strike on Syria..

 
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