ARTICLES RELATING TO ASIAN MARKETS

Asian stocks mixed, US growth weighs

2014-07-31 13:00

Asian markets have been mixed after US data showing the world's top economy grew much more than expected in the second quarter.

Asian shares rise as Ukraine fears ease

2014-07-22 08:33

Asian markets have picked up with traders welcoming news that pro-Russian rebels have handed over the black boxes from downed flight MH17.

Asian shares rebound from MH17 losses

2014-07-21 07:56

Asian markets have taken a lead from Wall Street and rebounded from last week's losses that were fuelled by the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine.

Asia shares mixed after Wall St losses

2014-07-08 13:58

Asian markets have been mixed, after Wall Street retreated from record highs and US analysts warned that a recent equities rally could see a sharp reverse.

Asia shares mostly down ahead of China data

2014-07-07 14:02

Asian markets have mostly fallen as investors await the release later in the week of Chinese economic data for June.

Asia shares climb after US jobs report

2014-07-04 07:53

Asian markets have rallied after strong US employment data sent Wall Street to new records and boosted the dollar against the yen.

Asia shares up on Wall St record

2014-07-02 13:16

Asian markets have advanced, taking a strong lead from a record close on Wall Street, while a weaker yen helped Tokyo.

Asian shares mixed ahead of data releases

2014-06-30 13:35

Asia's markets have been mixed despite a positive lead from Wall Street, as traders await the release of key economic data.

Asia shares rebound after Wall St rally

2014-06-26 15:54

Asian markets have climbed, boosted by bargain hunting and a positive lead from Wall St that came despite a worse-than-expected first quarter contraction.

Asia shares mostly higher, reverse early losses

2014-06-24 13:22

Asian shares have been mostly higher with most markets reversing morning losses, while the more positive mood in equities supported the dollar and euro.

Asia shares mixed after US record

2014-06-20 14:30

Asian shares have been mixed following another record close on Wall St, while the dollar has faced pressure due to Federal Reserve interest rates indications.

Asia shares mostly lower, yen boosts Tokyo

2014-06-18 14:50

Asian markets have been mostly lower as tensions in Iraq dampened buying sentiment and investors await the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting.

Asian shares slip as Wall St calms down

2014-06-12 14:15

Markets have sunk in Asian trade as Wall Street's record-breaking streak came to an end, while Tokyo was hit by a stronger yen.

Asia shares broadly up after US data

2014-06-09 11:03

Asian markets have mostly risen, buoyed by another record close on Wall Street in response to an impressive US jobs report.

Asia shares mixed ahead of US jobs data

2014-06-05 14:23

Asian shares have been mixed as investors brushed off another record close on Wall Street ahead of the release of closely watched US jobs data.

Asia shares slip after two days of gains

2014-06-04 07:54

Asian markets have fallen after two days of healthy gains, while investors also took their lead from Wall Street's retreat from record highs.

Asian investors take a breather

2014-05-29 07:36

Asian stock markets have been mixed as investors took a breather after the previous day's rally, taking their lead from a retreat on Wall Street.

Asia shares ease back, yen lifts Tokyo

2014-05-27 11:07

Asian markets have mostly retreated from the previous day's gains, but Tokyo bucked the trend as the yen dipped against the dollar.

Asia shares mixed, yen trumps Japan

2014-05-15 14:30

Asian stocks have been mixed, with a stronger yen and a slump in Sony shares pushing Tokyo's Nikkei lower.

Asia stocks mixed, Chinese inflation drops

2014-05-09 11:59

Asian stocks have been mixed after weak Chinese inflation data raised concerns about the risk of deflation in the world's second-largest economy.

Asian shares mostly up after Wall St lead

2014-05-06 12:04

Asian markets have mostly risen following a pick-up on Wall Street, while the dollar largely held on to gains made against the yen in New York.

Asian shares mixed as Japan holds fire

2014-04-30 13:45

Asian markets have been mixed as the Bank of Japan announced it was standing pat on its stimulus programme, even as its policy-makers revised down growth.

US losses, Ukraine drag on Asian markets

2014-04-28 07:39

Asian markets have been mostly lower following a negative lead from Wall Street, while tensions in Ukraine added to selling pressure.

Asian shares mixed after Easter break

2014-04-22 13:35

Asian markets have been mixed on the first day's trading for some markets after the Easter break, even though Wall Street provided another strong lead.

Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade

2014-04-18 07:56

Asian markets have mostly risen while the dollar edged up in holiday-narrowed trade following news of a deal between Russia and the West to ease Ukraine tensions.

 

Asian stocks higher after US growth data

2014-07-31 07:56

Asian markets have extended their recent uptrend after US data showed the world's top economy grew much more than expected in the second quarter.

Asian shares mixed after MH17 losses

2014-07-21 15:31

Asian markets have been mixed as bargain-hunting was offset by lingering geopolitical concerns after the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine.

Asian shares mixed after Wall St rally

2014-07-17 12:38

Asian shares have been mixed after the Dow ticked up another record high in response to strong earnings, and a positive outlook on the US economy.

Asia stocks pause at 3-year peak

2014-07-08 12:20

Asian stocks have tracked sideways as Wall Street turned cautious ahead of the corporate reporting season.

Asian shares mostly down, eyes on China data

2014-07-07 07:39

With Wall Street closed for the Independence Day holiday, there have been few catalysts to drive regional business after ending last week mixed.

Asia shares mixed ahead of US jobs

2014-07-03 10:39

Asian markets have been mixed as profit-taking tempered the buoyant sentiment fuelled by another record-breaking performance on Wall Street.

Asian shares mixed after China data

2014-07-01 13:31

Asian markets have been mixed after data showed Chinese manufacturing activity picking up last month, while Tokyo was boosted by a weakening yen.

Asian shares sink after Wall St losses

2014-06-27 11:29

Asian markets have been mostly lower following losses on Wall St fuelled by anaemic US consumer spending, while the dollar and euro extended losses.

Asian shares slip after Wall St losses

2014-06-25 10:53

Asian stock markets have fallen following the previous day's gains, with investors taking their lead from losses on Wall Street as the dollar edged down.

Asia shares mixed after upbeat China data

2014-06-23 13:45

Asian shares have been mixed, with positive Chinese manufacturing figures boosting morning markets until profit-taking sent Hong Kong and Shanghai into the red.

Asia equities surge, dollar wobbles

2014-06-19 13:30

Asian shares have risen after the US Federal Reserve gave a positive assessment of the economy and committed to keeping monetary policy accommodative.

Asian shares soft on anxiety over Iraq

2014-06-17 13:45

Asian shares have struck a cautious tone as the conflict in Iraq and a gas dispute between Ukraine and Russia sapped investors' appetite for risk.

Asian shares mixed as rally peters

2014-06-11 13:45

Asian markets have been mixed, with Japan's Nikkei bouncing back from the previous day's losses while the euro weakened further against the yen and the dollar.

Asia shares mostly down after Wall St record

2014-06-06 12:04

Asian shares have mostly fallen despite another record close on Wall St after the European Central Bank unveiled measures to kick-start the eurozone.

Asia shares down after two days of gains

2014-06-04 11:17

Asian markets have mostly fallen after two days of healthy gains, while investors also took their lead from Wall Street's retreat from record highs.

Asia shares rise on positive US data

2014-06-03 07:52

Asian markets have taken their cue from another record close on Wall Street following improved manufacturing data in the United States and China.

Asia shares up after record Wall Str close

2014-05-28 12:05

Asian markets have resumed their upward trend following another record-breaking close on Wall Street, where strong economic data buoyed sentiment.

Asia shares boosted by China PMI data

2014-05-22 11:33

Asian shares have mostly risen as data indicated an improvement in Chinese manufacturing activity.

Asian shares mixed, oil up on Ukraine fears

2014-05-12 12:43

Asian stocks have closed mixed to higher, despite fears the Ukraine crisis could intensify and Chinese markets ended sharply up on hopes for market reforms.

Asian shares higher on China data

2014-05-08 13:28

Asian stocks have risen, buoyed by the Fed chief's comments that the US is on track for solid growth in the second quarter and positive trade data from China.

Asian shares mixed, dealers return

2014-05-02 12:34

Asia's markets have been mixed as dealers returned from the May Day break to healthy manufacturing data from the US and China.

Ukraine hits Asian market sentiment

2014-04-28 12:38

Asian markets have ended mostly lower following a negative lead from Wall Street, while tensions in Ukraine added to selling pressure.

Asian shares lower, eyes on Ukraine

2014-04-25 14:13

Asian markets are mostly lower, with another upbeat lead from Wall Street overshadowed by concerns about the Ukraine crisis.

Asian shares up in holiday-narrowed trade

2014-04-18 12:41

Asian markets have mostly edged up while the dollar rose in quiet trade following a mixed lead from Wall Street.

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.

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