Asian markets end week mixed as investors eye US jobs data

2019-05-03 10:42

Asian markets have been mixed heading into the weekend with energy firms again taking a hit from a plunge in oil prices, while investors look ahead to the release of key US jobs data later in the day.

Asian markets rally as blockbuster quarter draws to close

2019-03-29 11:40

Asian markets rose Friday, putting them on course to end the week on a positive note with investors looking past a downgrade of US growth to focus on the next round of top-level China-US trade talks.

Asia markets up after strong Wall St lead

2019-02-06 09:31

Shares in Tokyo and Sydney have risen in another holiday-thinned trading day as investors tracked a positive lead from Wall Street.

Most Asian markets climb at start of crunch week

2019-01-28 08:05

Asian markets mostly rose Monday as investors look ahead to a week chock-full of crucial events including the high-level trade talks between China and the United States.

Asian markets mixed as investors track trade talks, shutdown

2019-01-24 06:39

Asian investors trod cautiously Thursday as they try to ascertain the state of play in the China-US trade row, while the pound edged higher on growing optimism Britain will not crash out of the European Union.

Asia stocks, US futures slip; treasuries climb

2019-01-22 09:03

Asian stocks and US futures dropped Tuesday as investors mulled the latest batch of headlines on global growth and trade.

Asian markets post fresh gains, China growth slows to 28-year low

2019-01-21 07:08

Asian markets on Monday built on last week's rally as investors cheered a report that China had offered to eliminate its massive trade surplus with the US.

Asian markets resume uptrend as pound rallies ahead of vote

2019-01-15 08:37

Asian markets on Tuesday rebounded from the previous day's sharp losses but investors remain wary of any further sign of weakness in the global economy while the pound extended gains ahead of a crunch Brexit vote later in the day.

US stock futures edge lower as dollar declines

2019-01-11 16:12

US stock futures slipped with European shares on Friday, while Asian equities rose at the end of a week when sentiment was mostly bolstered by a dovish tone from the Federal Reserve and hopes for a breakthrough on trade.

Global stocks rally before trade talks, safe havens slip

2019-01-04 14:24

Stocks climbed across Europe and Asia and US equity futures pointed to a stronger open as the world’s two largest economies scheduled fresh trade negotiations next week.


Asian markets mostly up but gains limited, pound dips

2019-04-02 11:43

Asian markets have mostly risen but gains were tempered by profit-taking after a recent rally, though investors remain optimistic over China-US trade talks and the prospect of no hike in borrowing costs.

Asian markets rise as US-China trade talks loom

2019-02-11 12:17

Asian stocks have seen gains as US and Chinese officials in Beijing geared up for crunch trade talks aimed at averting fresh tariff escalations.

Asian markets sink with Wall St as Huawei hangs over trade talks

2019-01-29 07:51

Asian markets fell Tuesday as the charging of Chinese giant Huawei in the US cast a shadow over upcoming trade talks, while investors were also tracking a Wall Street sell-off fuelled by concerns corporate profits.

Asian stocks push higher led by tech; dollar slips

2019-01-25 08:46

Stocks in Asia climbed as a rally in technology shares outweighed conflicting signals over US-China trade progress.

Asia stocks flavour of the day: Davos with hint of growth worries

2019-01-22 11:58

Tuesday marked the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos, where global leaders meet to discuss issues ranging from growth concerns to politics – subjects that have been of particular interest to investors lately.

Stocks mixed as investors digest latest on trade

2019-01-21 11:08

European stocks and US equity futures dipped Monday while Asian markets posted modest gains as investors assessed a mixed bag of headlines on the economy and trade.

Asia mixed as rally loses steam, Yen recovers

2019-01-17 09:08

The rally in risk assets faded on Thursday, with Asian stock indexes trading mixed and the yen recovering, as concerns about rising US-China tensions offset signs of a better-than-expected start to the earnings season.

Asian markets in retreat after week-long rally

2019-01-14 08:01

Hong Kong led a sell-off across Asian markets Monday as profit-takers moved in following a six-day rally, while traders look ahead to the release of corporate earnings.

Asian markets power ahead on rising trade-talks hopes

2019-01-09 08:42

Increasing optimism that China and the US will be able to hammer out a deal to help ease their trade war provided the impetus for more gains across Asian markets on Wednesday.

Asia markets stage slight recovery but tech firms soured by Apple

2019-01-03 07:39

Most Asian markets rose Thursday after the previous day's sharp losses but technology firms fell after Apple slashed its revenue forecasts blaming slowing China sales.

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