Asian markets slip as investors take step back

2016-12-02 07:40

Asian stocks turned negative Friday and oil prices retreated along with the dollar as investors took a step back from a recent rally, while caution set in ahead of a crunch referendum in Italy at the weekend.

Asia markets, oil struggle ahead of key OPEC meeting

2016-11-30 07:39

Asian markets have struggled as oil prices staged a mild recovery from the previous day's sharp sell-off as investors grew uneasy over the chances of a deal to cut output.

Asian markets struggle, but dollar rally lifts Tokyo

2016-11-24 07:27

The dollar has barrelled ever higher, sitting at an eight-month high against the yen, fuelling another rally in Tokyo stocks but most other markets turned negative on profit-taking.

Asian stocks soar with oil, Tokyo rebounds after quake

2016-11-22 07:35

Asian markets have risen with energy stocks tracking a surge in oil prices, while Tokyo recovered an early sell-off caused by a huge earthquake off Japan's northeast coast.

Asian stocks rebound amid dollar pullback

2016-11-16 09:20

Asian stocks have risen and the dollar weakened as investors questioned whether financial markets may have overreacted to Donald Trump’s shock US election victory.

Asian markets hit by Trump fears, weak yen lifts Tokyo

2016-11-14 07:36

Japanese stocks have soared as the dollar hit a four-month high against the yen on expected US rate hikes, while most Asian markets were hit by fears of Trump's presidency impact on global trade.

Asian markets mostly up but traders on edge

2016-11-08 07:20

Most Asian markets have extended gains on hopes of a Clinton presidential victory, but traders are cautious with many opinion polls saying the race is too close to call.

Most Asian markets extend losses as US vote approaches

2016-11-04 07:36

A sharp fall in Tokyo has led losses in most major Asian stock markets as traders fret over the US poll, with the dollar weakening further and gold maintaining its lustre.

Asian markets extend global rout on Trump fears

2016-11-02 07:38

Asian equities have tumbled, extending a global sell-off as a poll showing Donald Trump overtaking Hillary Clinton in the race flamed fears about future US economic policy.

Most Asia markets down on US election uncertainty

2016-10-31 07:30

Asian stocks have retreated as news that the FBI would probe Hillary Clinton's emails fuelled fresh uncertainty about the outcome of the US presidential election.


Asian markets rally, energy firms soar on OPEC deal

2016-12-01 07:18

Energy shares have led a rally across Asian markets after Opec hammered out a last-minute deal to cut oil output, which sent crude prices soaring almost 10%.

Asian traders on edge with oil, Italy worries in view

2016-11-29 06:57

Asian traders have moved cautiously, with the recent Trump-fuelled rally subdued by profit-taking, uncertainty over fears about an OPEC plan to cut oil production.

Asia markets build on gains after Wall Street record

2016-11-23 07:19

Asian markets have risen again tracking another record close on Wall Street, while the dollar extended its march against the yen on expectations of a US interest rate hike.

Asian markets fluctuate as dealers assess Trump

2016-11-17 07:41

Asian markets have been hit by fresh volatility on uncertainty after Donald Trump's victory, while the dollar pushed back up on expectations of a US interest rate hike.

Energy firms lead Asia markets higher

2016-11-16 07:38

Energy firms have led a rally in Asia equities markets after oil prices soared on hopes for a deal by producers to cut output, while the dollar settled back after its latest gains.

Asia markets track global surge as Trump fears ease

2016-11-10 07:28

Asian equities have soared, joining a gold rush in world markets after the shock of Donald Trump's election win was replaced by hopes his plan to revive the economy will succeed.

Asian markets rally on FBI Clinton announcement

2016-11-07 07:40

Asian equities have staged a rebound and the Mexican peso rallied as traders were relieved after the FBI said Hillary Clinton would not face charges over emails.

Asian markets on edge on US election uncertainty

2016-11-03 07:31

Asian stocks have struggled again, with uncertainty over the US presidential election sending investors rushing for the sidelines, pushing safe havens such as the yen and gold higher.

Asian stocks climb with zinc on China PMI

2016-11-01 07:51

Asian stocks have reversed losses and zinc climbed after reports indicated an unexpected pickup in Chinese manufacturing.

Most Asia markets dip but Tokyo lifted by weak yen

2016-10-28 07:39

Japanese stocks have risen on a weaker yen as a weak inflation reading put fresh pressure on Tokyo, but most other markets have headed into the weekend on a dour note.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.