ARTICLES RELATING TO ASIAN MARKETS

Asia stocks surge on ECB move, oil rallies

2015-01-23 07:36

Asian markets have rallied after the ECB announced a cash injection to kickstart the eurozone, while crude prices surged on news that Saudi Arabia's king has died.

Asian shares buoyed by ECB easing hopes

2015-01-21 11:07

Asian shares have hit a six-week high and the euro stayed under pressure as investors counted on the European Central Bank to unveil a stimulus drive.

Asian markets rise, China growth beats forecasts

2015-01-20 13:30

Asian markets have mostly risen after China released data showing its economy grew a little faster than expected.

Asian markets mostly up on oil price rise

2015-01-19 13:17

Asian stock markets have mostly risen following a rally on Wall Street and a jump in oil prices.

Asia markets hurt as oil extends losses

2015-01-14 13:42

Oil prices have fallen further, heading to six-year lows, while crude's weakness continues to test investor confidence.

Asia investors wary as oil extends losses

2015-01-13 10:29

Asian stocks have been on the defensive as the extended crude price drop made investors wary of risk assets, with the dollar touching a one-month low against the yen.

Asian markets mostly up after US gains

2015-01-09 15:18

Asian shares mostly climbed for a third straight day following more advances on Wall Street, while bargain-buying helped oil recover slightly from its latest sell-off.

Asian markets boosted by US data, Europe talk

2015-01-08 07:37

Asian equity markets have rallied, while oil prices enjoyed a fillip following a surge in New York and Europe on US data and fresh eurozone stimulus expectations.

Asian stocks sink, euro near nine-year low

2015-01-06 07:20

Asian markets have tumbled following losses in New York and Europe while the euro sat near nine-year lows amid renewed fears that Greece could leave the eurozone.

Asia stocks mixed, euro hits 9-year low

2015-01-05 07:40

Asian markets have been mixed as the first full week of 2015 got under way, while the euro hit a nine-year low against the dollar on ECB stimulus expectations.

Asian shares mixed as Greece fears weigh

2014-12-31 07:29

Asian markets have been mixed in limited trade on the last day of the year, while concerns about Greece kept the dollar and euro under pressure against the yen.

Asian shares slip, euro hit by Greece fears

2014-12-30 07:46

Asian markets have slipped following healthy gains, while the euro struggled against the dollar as Greece plunged back into crisis.

Asian shares mostly up, AirAsia tumbles

2014-12-29 07:52

Asian markets have risen on the first full day of trade after the Christmas break, with confidence boosted by Chinese easing measures and another Wall Street record.

Asian markets dip despite Wall St record

2014-12-23 07:56

Asian markets have dipped in thin trade despite a positive lead from Wall Street where indices reached fresh records ahead of the release of key US economic data.

Asian markets extend gains after Fed statement

2014-12-19 08:39

Asian markets have rallied for a second straight session, boosted by another strong performance on Wall Street.

Asian markets up after Fed meeting

2014-12-18 07:49

Asian markets have rallied with investors rushing back after a recent sell-off, spurred by a Wall Street recovery and an indication from the US Federal Reserve that interest rates will not likely rise until mid-2015.

Asian markets up ahead of Fed meeting

2014-12-17 07:55

Asian markets have edged up on bargain-hunting although gains were limited, while investors await the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.

Asian stocks slump, Tokyo leads losses

2014-12-15 09:24

Asian markets have fallen as oil remains near five-year lows, while investors in Japan shrugged off Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decisive re-election.

Asian stocks have ended mixed

2014-12-12 13:24

Asian markets have been mixed at the end of a painful week for global shares, as strong US retail sales lifted spirits and Wall Street.

Asian shares track US tumble, Shanghai up

2014-12-11 07:51

Asian markets have been mostly down again after Wall Street was hit by a further fall in oil prices, while the dollar edged up after tumbling against the yen.

Asian shares mostly down

2014-12-10 07:56

Asian markets were mostly lower following a selloff in New York and Europe, with fears about Greece returning to haunt dealers.

Asian shares retreat on profit-taking

2014-12-09 07:50

Asian markets have retreated as investors took advantage of a quiet trading day to take profits after a healthy run-up over the past week.

Asian markets mixed after US jobs data

2014-12-08 07:35

Asian shares have been mixed after data showed a better-than-expected jump in US job creation, while Japan's economy has contracted more than initially thought.

Asian markets extend gains, dollar approaches ¥120

2014-12-04 13:22

Asian markets have rallied for a third straight day following another record close on Wall St, as investors cheered an upbeat report on the economy.

 

Asian stocks higher ahead of ECB meeting

2015-01-22 14:01

Asian markets have extended their rally, while the euro dipped ahead of a much-anticipated European Central Bank policy meeting.

European stocks slip on eve of ECB meeting

2015-01-21 14:33

Europe's stock markets have mainly fallen, erasing earlier gains in cautious deals on the eve of a critical ECB meeting.

Tokyo stocks buck Asian rally

2015-01-21 09:17

Tokyo shares have fallen, countering a broad rally in Asian markets, after the Bank of Japan slashed its inflation forecast.

Asia markets up, China growth beats forecasts

2015-01-20 07:41

Asia markets have mostly risen after data showed China's economy grew a little faster than expected, while speculation swirls about a huge ECB stimulus plan.

Asia markets mostly up, euro struggles

2015-01-19 07:49

Asian equity markets have mostly risen following a Wall Street rally and a strong pick-up in oil prices, but Shanghai plunged almost 6%.

Asia markets hurt as oil extends losses

2015-01-14 08:12

Oil prices have fallen further while crude's weakness continues to test investor confidence, pushing the yen up and weighing on Asian equities.

Oil heads to 6-year low, China data pares losses

2015-01-13 07:21

Energy stocks have taken a hit in Asian trade as oil prices fell towards six-year lows, but upbeat China data helped Hong Kong and Shanghai into positive territory.

Asian markets extend rally after US gains

2015-01-09 07:46

Asian shares have climbed for a third straight day following more advances on Wall Street, while bargain-buying helped oil recover from its latest sell-off.

Asian stocks edge up, Greek woes weigh on euro

2015-01-07 07:29

Asian markets have staged a mild recovery, but traders remain nervous after oil prices hit new lows and Greek political turmoil sent the euro skidding.

Shanghai leads Asia markets

2015-01-05 14:57

Shanghai shares have surged almost 4%, while the euro has hit an almost nine-year low against the dollar on expectations of fresh European Central Bank stimulus.

Asia stocks up in quiet New Year trade

2015-01-02 07:49

Asian markets have started 2015 on an upswing, mostly rising in limited trading with many regional bourses still closed for public holidays.

Tokyo's Nikkei index up over 7% in 2014

2014-12-30 16:35

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 stock index climbed more than 7% in 2014, ending near its highest levels since before the global financial crisis struck.

Asian shares mostly up after Christmas break

2014-12-29 14:46

Asian markets have mostly risen on the first full day of trade after the Christmas break, with confidence boosted by Chinese easing measures.

Asian markets cheered by Wall Street rally

2014-12-24 07:51

Asian markets rose on Wednesday, supported by record gains in US share markets after stellar growth figures from the world's top economy.

Asian stocks track Santa Clause rally in US

2014-12-22 07:54

Asian markets have tracked cues from Wall Street where stocks surged in a Federal Reserve-fuelled "Santa Claus rally".

Asian markets gain as Fed promises patience

2014-12-18 14:05

Asian markets have rallied, with investors reversing a recent sell-off spurred by indications the Federal Reserve will keep rates on hold until mid-2015.

Asian markets mixed ahead of Fed meeting

2014-12-17 13:25

Asian markets have been mixed as bargain-hunting was offset by more losses on Wall Street, while investors await the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.

Asian stocks slump, Tokyo leads losses

2014-12-15 13:23

Asian markets have fallen as oil remained near five-year lows, while investors in Japan shrugged off Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decisive re-election.

Oil slump drags Asian stocks lower

2014-12-15 07:49

Asian markets have fallen as a relentless plunge in oil prices exerted downward pressure, while investors in Japan focused on the faltering economy.

Asian shares mixed, US data offset by China woes

2014-12-12 10:48

Asian markets have been mixed at the end of a painful week for global shares, while China released another batch of data indicating weakness in the economy.

Asian shares end mixed

2014-12-10 13:33

Asian markets have been mixed, with fresh fears about Greece and further losses in oil prices offset by a strong rebound.

Asian shares retreat on profit-taking

2014-12-09 14:51

Asian markets have retreated on profit-taking, with Shanghai tanking more than 5%, while energy firms took a knock as oil prices hit fresh five-year lows.

Asian markets mixed higher after US jobs data

2014-12-08 13:37

Asian shares have closed mixed higher after a better-than-expected jump in US jobs creation.

Asian markets mostly higher at end of week

2014-12-05 13:28

Asian markets have mostly risen, with the dollar again breaking ¥120 while the euro held onto gains after the ECB shied away from fresh stimulus measures.

Asian markets curb poultry after bird flu wave

2014-12-04 09:45

The detection of avian influenza on two farms in British Columbia has spurred several Asian markets to restrict imports of Canadian poultry.

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