Asian markets sink at end of healthy week, dollar up

2018-11-09 11:13

Asian markets have turned lower as investors took their foot off the pedal at the end of a broadly positive week.

Asian, European markets mostly up but analysts warn of gridlock

2018-11-07 11:52

Markets in Asia and Europe have mostly risen but analysts warned about the economic impact from gridlock on Capitol Hill after the US midterm elections.

Trump tweet, report of draft trade deal send Asia markets soaring

2018-11-02 13:29

Asian markets have enjoyed another rally after Donald Trump hailed positive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, he reportedly asked officials to draw up a draft bill as he eyes a potential trade deal between the two.

Asian markets enjoy bounce but traders remain on edge

2018-10-31 06:49

Asian markets staged a rare rally on Wednesday following a bounce on Wall Street, with attention turning to the release of key US jobs data later in the week.

Asian markets extend rout after fresh Wall St selloff

2018-10-29 06:39

Asian stocks mostly fell on Monday, extending last week's rout as investors remain on edge following another hammering for Wall Street.

Asian markets bleed on trade, geopolitical fears

2018-10-25 09:43

Asian markets went into freefall on Thursday, tracking a plunge on Wall Street, with trading floors awash with negativity on geopolitical concerns and following weak US economic and earnings data.

Asian markets resume downward spiral as geopolitical fears set in

2018-10-23 07:10

Asian markets mostly fell on Tuesday as geopolitical risks pile up, from US tensions with Russia and Saudi Arabia, to trade issues and Italy's budget stand-off with the European Union.

Shanghai surge leads Asian markets rally

2018-10-22 14:06

Most Asian markets have risen, with Shanghai surging more than 4% to build on a rally at the end of last week but traders are still cautious over geopolitical tensions.

Asian markets stage rally after strong Wall St lead

2018-10-17 06:44

Asian markets staged a much-needed rally as investors tracked Wall Street's best performance in more than six months thanks to a healthy round of earnings reports.

Asia stages market fightback after global rout

2018-10-12 11:06

Asian stock markets have rallied after two days of ferocious selling sparked by higher US interest rates, trade war fears and attacks by President Donald Trump on his "crazy" central bank.


Asian markets rally as investors see positive in US gridlock

2018-11-08 10:53

Asian markets have climbed, building on a global rally as investors bet that gridlock in Washington will clip Donald Trump's wings.

JSE shrugs off Asian weakness to close firmer

2018-11-06 07:45

While Asian markets buckled as concerns over trade wars were reignited, in Europe trading was relatively mixed, as the major counters struggled for direction.

Asian markets surge as Trump tweet lifts trade hopes

2018-11-02 07:08

Hong Kong and Shanghai led another rally across Asian markets after Donald Trump's tweet hailing positive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping was seized on by dealers.

European auto stocks lead market rebound

2018-10-29 18:11

Stocks in Europe were buoyed following a report that China was considering cutting taxes on car purchases by more than half, to boost demand for the automobile sector which has been adversely affected by the trade war.

Asian shares mostly lower despite US markets rally

2018-10-26 07:07

Asian shares have turned lower after early gains, despite the overnight jump on Wall Stree as worries over corporate earnings, trade and the outlook for growth weighed on sentiment.

Asian markets suffer fresh losses, energy firms tank

2018-10-24 07:12

Asian equities fell again on Wednesday extending the previous day's geopolitics-fuelled sell-off, with energy firms taking another battering in response to an oil market rout.

Global stocks mixed as Asian rally fails to spread

2018-10-23 07:01

World stocks were mixed at the start of the week, as investor enthusiasm in Asia failed to spread to Europe and Wall Street, where geopolitical worries weighed on indices.

Asian markets mixed, but Shanghai surges as strong rally continues

2018-10-22 06:54

Asian markets were mixed on Monday, with Shanghai surging almost 4% to build on a rally at the end of last week, but traders are still cautious over geopolitical tensions.

'Shock not over' as Asian stocks extend slide

2018-10-15 10:02

Asian stocks have opened the week on the back foot, with investors still in gloomy mood after several days of market turbulence sparked by trade rows and a spat over the US central bank.

Asia, Europe stage market fightback after global rout

2018-10-12 10:27

Asian and European stock markets have rallied after two days of ferocious selling sparked by higher US interest rates, trade war fears and attacks by President Donald Trump.

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