China stocks dip again, more companies halt trading

2015-07-08 08:36

China stocks have tumbled to four-month lows as investors dumped both small and big caps, defying government attempts to stabilize the market.

Asian shares dip after soft US data

2014-01-17 07:23

Asian markets have slipped, following a negative lead from Wall Street after a disappointing set of corporate results and soft economic data.

Tokyo stocks down

2014-01-17 07:16

Tokyo stocks have fallen 0.69% as the dollar weakened against the yen following losses on Wall Street fuelled by disappointing US corporate results.

Hong Kong 0.26% lower

2013-11-04 16:48

Hong Kong stocks have closed down 0.26% as traders await the release of US jobs data.

Indian shares close at record high

2013-10-30 14:31

Indian shares have been at their highest-ever closing level, beating the previous record set in 2010, on strong foreign fund inflows and easing global concerns.

Hong Kong stocks down 0.46%

2013-10-16 12:24

Hong Kong stocks have fallen 0.46% as nervous traders hope for a deal in Washington that will reopen the US government and avert a devastating debt default.

European stocks down on US debt struggle

2013-10-14 13:38

European stocks have mostly retreated with investors focused on the looming US budget deadline, and looking ahead to a meeting of EU finance ministers.

Hong Kong stocks end up 0.13%

2013-09-25 13:44

Hong Kong shares have finished 0.13% higher following a two-day losing streak, although gains were limited by concerns over a US budget stand-off.

Tokyo stocks up 0.48%

2013-08-29 11:33

Tokyo stocks have climbed 0.48%, snapping three days of falls after US share prices and the dollar rebounded.

Asian shares rally on upbeat data

2013-08-02 09:06

Asian markets have climbed for a second straight session after another record close on Wall Street and a string of positive economic data.


Europe stocks close sharply lower

2015-01-09 19:31

Europe's main stock markets have closed sharply lower, giving up at least half the gains of the day before.

Hong Kong stocks rise

2014-01-17 07:18

Hong Kong shares have ended the morning session 0.84% higher, rebounding from early losses as investors moved in to pick up bargains.

Eurozone shares touch 5-year high

2013-11-07 15:46

A rate cut by the European Central Bank has sent eurozone shares to a five-year highs as traders bet easier lending conditions would help boost demand for stocks.

Global stocks hit on Fed decision

2013-10-31 12:56

Markets have suffered a glancing blow after the US Federal Reserve's latest outlook was deemed less alarmist about the state of the economy than some had wagered.

Hong Kong stocks up 0.18%

2013-10-29 12:51

Hong Kong stocks have been up 0.18%, as dealers await the end of the US Federal Reserve's closely watched two-day policy meeting.

Tokyo stocks up 0.26%

2013-10-15 15:28

Tokyo stocks have closed up 0.26%, underpinned by hopes of a deal that would end a US government shutdown and raise its borrowing limit to avoid a default.

Hong Kong stocks end higher

2013-09-27 12:16

Hong Kong shares rose 0.35% following a positive lead from Wall Street but gains were capped owing to concerns about a budget stand-off in Washington.

Investors eye US jobs

2013-09-06 13:51

US jobs and Japanese growth data will provide the trading cues for Tokyo investors next week, dealers say.

Hong Kong stocks close up 0.84%

2013-08-29 10:30

Hong Kong shares have ended 0.84% higher on bargain-hunting following heavy selling over the past week.

Egyptian stocks rebound

2013-07-02 19:56

Egyptian stocks have jumped almost 5% on hopes an army ultimatum could bring in a power-sharing deal.

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