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Asian markets struggle to extend gains, eyes on central banks

2017-12-12 07:38

Asian markets have struggled to build on their recent rally as investors cashed in while also looking ahead to key central bank meetings that could provide an idea about monetary policy in the new year.

Asian markets on course for broad gains after volatile week

2017-12-08 07:42

Asian markets have rallied, bringing a volatile week to a positive end as tech firms extended their rebound while investors tracked advances on Wall Street after Trumps' planned big-spending plan on public works.

Asian markets dragged lower by tech, energy firms

2017-12-06 07:38

Asian markets have sunk, extending the previous day's losses, with energy firms tracking a sell-off in commodities and technology firms facing further struggles.

Asian tech firms track US losses as US tax boost wanes

2017-12-05 07:16

Tech giants including Samsung and Tencent have sunk in Asian trade, tracking a sell-off in their US rivals and dragging most regional markets lower.

Asian investors tread carefully with US tax reform in the balance

2017-12-01 07:52

Most Asian markets have seen tentative gains but investors moved nervously as Trump's much-hyped tax-cut plans hung in the balance after a plan to push them through hit unexpected hurdles.

Asia markets mixed after US records, Bitcoin breaks $10 000

2017-11-29 07:48

Asian markets have been mixed following fresh records on Wall Street as Donald Trump's tax-cut plans moved a step closer, while the pound extended gains on reports of a breakthrough in Brexit talks.

Asian markets kick week off with losses but euro holds gains

2017-11-27 07:32

Asian markets have fallen after last week's volatility, but the euro held gains following healthy economic data and on hopes German Chancellor is close to forming a government.

Asian markets rally after Wall St lead

2017-11-21 09:08

Tokyo's Nikkei has led a rally across Asian markets, boosted by a weaker yen while traders took heart from a healthy run on Wall Street.

Asian markets head for positive end to volatile week

2017-11-17 07:55

Asian markets built on the previous day's gains and headed into the weekend on a positive note as traders were buoyed by news that US tax cuts had moved a step closer.

Asia stocks down as plunging oil prices hammer energy firms

2017-11-15 07:35

Asian energy firms have extended a global sell-off, dragging regional equity markets, as oil prices continued to tumble on the back of warnings of slowing demand and rising stockpiles.

 

Asian traders extend global rally after US jobs data, eyes on Fed

2017-12-11 07:27

Most Asian markets have risen, tracking fresh records on Wall Street following forecast-busting US jobs data, as investors eyed the Fed's latest policy meeting later this week.

Asia stocks trading mixed, Aussie dollar weakens

2017-12-07 10:12

Asian equities have been mixed, with stocks rising in Japan, Hong Kong and Australia and falling in China and South Korea.

Asian tech firms track Wall St losses as US tax boost wanes

2017-12-05 13:55

Tech giants including Samsung and Tencent have sunk in Asian trade, tracking a sell-off in their US rivals and dragging most regional markets lower.

Asian investors tread carefully with US tax reform in the balance

2017-12-04 07:49

Most Asian markets have sen tentative gains but investors moved nervously as Donald Trump's much-hyped tax-cut plans hung in the balance after a plan to push them through hit unexpected hurdles.

Asia tech firms lead losses as regional markets tumble

2017-11-30 07:39

Technology firms across Asia tumbled on Thursday, dragging markets across the region into the red, following sharp losses on major US firms including Apple and Netflix.

Asian investors shift tentatively as Shanghai, US tax fuel unease

2017-11-28 07:22

Asian traders have shifted cautiously with Chinese stocks coming under renewed pressure, while concerns grew about the future of the much-vaunted US tax reforms.

Asian traders cautious after being unnerved by China sell-off

2017-11-24 06:59

Asian investors moved warily on Friday after a sharp sell-off in Shanghai the previous day fuelled concerns of fresh turmoil in China's markets.

Asian markets kick week off with losses as euro sinks

2017-11-20 07:20

Asian markets have turned lower as the correction that has hit global equities moved into another week, while the euro faced fresh pressure after German Chancellor failed to form a government at the weekend.

Asia markets mostly up but traders on edge after losses

2017-11-16 07:22

Most Asian markets have edged up after a recent sell-off across global markets but gains were tempered as the optimism that pushed equities to multi-year highs last week gives way to investor caution.

Most Asian markets down as fears grow for US tax reform

2017-11-14 07:26

Asian markets have mostly fallen following a tepid lead from Wall Street, while investors await movement on stalled US tax cuts with fears growing that the reform push could come off the rails.

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