Asian stocks extend global rout as traders flee to safety

2016-02-09 07:10

Tokyo stocks have led a rout across Asian markets, while Japanese government bond yields turned negative, the dollar dived against the yen and gold jumped.

Asian stocks rise as energy producers rally on oil

2016-02-04 11:01

Asian stocks have risen, with the regional benchmark index heading for its first advance in three days, as energy and raw-material producers gained.

Asian stocks edge up after Japan policy boost

2016-02-01 09:24

Asian stocks have started a new month on a cautious note, with the Bank of Japan's surprise policy easing sparking some buying.

Asian stocks edge higher after cautious Fed outlook

2016-01-28 07:48

Most Asian stocks have edged higher after the Fed cautioned on the world economy and its effect on US growth, but left the door open for continued rate hikes.

Asian stocks rebound on stimulus speculation

2016-01-22 08:52

Asian stocks have rallied from a three-and-a-half-year low as the potential for an expansion in central bank stimulus sparked a surge in shares.

Asian stocks tumble with oil on growth concern

2016-01-20 09:10

Asian equities have tumbled to a three-year low and commodities slumped, boosting demand for haven assets amid waning investor confidence in the global economy.

Asian stocks gain as China industrial shares soar

2016-01-19 08:49

Asian stocks have risen as China’s weakest growth since 2009 spurred a rally in the nation’s industrial shares amid speculation the government will boost stimulus.

Shanghai up by break in volatile trade

2016-01-12 07:37

Shanghai stocks have ended slightly higher after diving more than 5% the day before, but trade remained volatile with investors fretting over the Chinese economy.

Asia stocks rise as crude prices stabilise

2015-12-30 09:06

Asian stocks have poked into positive territory, shrugging off early losses as Chinese shares rose a day after marking their biggest loss in a month, crude prices recovered.

Hong Kong, China shares dip in morning trade

2015-12-28 07:55

Chinese stocks have fallen, with Hong Kong pulled lower by a fall in China Telecom shares after news its head has been detained in a corruption crackdown.


Asian stocks slip, Japan rebounds in trade

2016-02-08 11:13

Asian shares have pared losses as a weaker yen helped Japan's Nikkei snap a four-day losing streak, but trade was thin with many regional markets closed.

Asian stocks decline as oil retreats

2016-02-02 09:06

Asian stocks and US index futures have fallen as oil extended this week’s slump. Malaysia’s ringgit weakened, while the yen gained.

Asian stocks jump as BOJ adopts negative rates, oil extends

2016-01-29 11:05

Asian stocks have risen, extending a weekly gain, as Japanese shares jumped in volatile trading after the central bank said it will adopt negative interest rates.

Asian stock markets fall after oil slumps again

2016-01-26 07:37

Asian stock markets have fallen, following a decline on Wall Street, after a renewed slump in the price of oil kept investors on edge about the global economy.

Asian stocks and oil slide as yen erases losses

2016-01-21 08:57

A rebound in Asian stocks has faded, pushing a gauge of global equities back to the brink of a bear market while oil fell and the yen strengthened.

Asia stocks sink again as oil heads further south

2016-01-20 07:19

Asian markets have resumed their downward spiral with the previous day's China-fuelled rally effectively wiped out by ongoing fears about plunging oil prices.

Asian stock rout returns as oil, China woes crush risk appetite

2016-01-14 07:43

Asian equities resumed their New Year tumble, wiping out last session’s rebound as the cheapest oil in 12 years and anxiety over an economic slowdown in China unsettled investors.

China's yuan fixing calms markets, Asian stocks rally with oil

2016-01-08 07:38

China’s efforts to stabilise its markets have showed early signs of success as the yuan strengthened and regional equities rallied for the first time in five days.

Asian stocks climb with European Index Futures as gold, oil gain

2015-12-29 10:08

Asia’s stocks have climbed with European equity- index futures as investors count down to the end of a turbulent year for global markets. Gold advanced with oil.

Asian markets track US, Europe rally as oil soars

2015-12-24 11:27

Energy firms have climbed in Asian trade after a surge in oil prices sent US and European markets flying ahead of the Christmas break.

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