Asian markets mixed ahead of key Fed meeting

2019-09-18 10:15

Asian equities have been mixed, with attention turning to the Federal Reserve's key policy decision later in the day, while investors remain on alert for developments in the Middle East after the attack on Saudi oil facilities rocked markets.

Asian equities mostly up after US, China tariff moves

2019-09-12 09:39

Asian investors have cheered Donald Trump's decision to delay a hike in tariffs on Chinese goods and Beijing's announcement that it would remove a range of US products from its own planned levies.

Asian markets start week on upbeat note after China easing move

2019-09-09 10:33

Most Asian markets have started Monday on a positive note to build on last week's gains after China unveiled fresh stimulus measures and below-par US jobs data reinforced expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month.

Asian markets mostly up as dealers absorb positive news

2019-09-05 10:12

Most Asian equities and currencies have rallied Thursday, building on the previous day's advance as investors were cheered by a number of positive developments on trade, Hong Kong and Europe.

Asian markets mostly down as China-US tariffs kick in

2019-09-02 09:59

Most Asian markets have fallen as fresh Chinese and US tariffs on goods worth hundreds of billions of dollars kicked in, though Donald Trump reiterated that the two sides were still due to hold talks this month.

Asian investors tread uneasily as trade hopes dim

2019-08-28 09:39

Asian markets have swung, gripped by uncertainty over the China-US trade talks, with warnings that Donald Trump's unpredictability could be harming the chances of an eventual agreement.

Asian mostly up ahead of much-anticipated Powell speech

2019-08-23 15:36

Asian markets have mostly risen ahead of a key speech by Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell, while the pound held the previous day's rally fuelled by rekindled hopes for a soft Brexit.

Asian markets mostly rise on optimism for trade, stimulus

2019-08-20 14:42

Most Asian markets have risen on the back of hopes for central bank and government stimulus measures around the world, while investors were also cheered by further signs of easing tensions in the China-US trade war.

Asia stocks slump on recession fears

2019-08-15 11:28

Asian markets have sunk after the Dow suffered its worst day of the year as fears of a global recession mounted with investors fleeing equities.

Asia markets extend losses despite Wall Street gains

2019-08-07 10:28

Asian markets have largely extended their losses despite Wall Street registering strong gains as investors remained on edge over escalating US-China trade tensions.


Asian markets boosted by fresh trade hopes and ECB easing

2019-09-13 10:20

Equities have risen in Asian trade after the European Central Bank unveiled a fresh round of economic stimulus and another interest rate cut while a report said the US was considering a short-term trade agreement with China.

Asian markets extend gains as optimism slowly returns

2019-09-11 11:35

Asian markets have mostly risen with a broadly upbeat tone across trading floors ahead of major meetings at the European and US central banks, while there is also a growing sense of optimism over China-US trade talks.

Asian markets rise again as investors make most of feel-good vibe

2019-09-06 10:38

Asian markets have risen again Friday as the feel-good factor that fired investors the day before looked set to push into the weekend, fuelled by upbeat data and trade optimism.

Asian markets stagger as trade war hopes fade, pound struggles

2019-09-03 09:57

Asian markets have stuttered, with investors hobbled by uncertainty over China-US trade talks, while the pound struggled to recover after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to call a snap election to push through Brexit.

Asian markets boosted by fresh trade hopes after troubled week

2019-08-30 10:34

Renewed hopes for trade talks boosted most Asian equities after China said it would not retaliate against the latest US tariffs, setting up a positive end to a volatile week.

Trade hope helps Asian markets bounce back from sell-off

2019-08-27 11:22

Asian markets have mostly risen, recovering from the previous day's pounding after Donald Trump said China-US trade talks would resume soon, though the president's sharp changes in tone are keeping investors on edge.

Asian markets drop as traders await Powell speech

2019-08-21 15:20

Equities have stuttered in Asia as investors took a step back after recent gains, with focus now turning to a key speech by Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell at the end of the week.

Asia stocks choppy as trade war fears dominate markets

2019-08-16 10:08

Asian markets were jittery Friday as a modest rebound in US equities failed to ease fears over the US-China trade war and its impact on the world economy.

Asia stocks climb but tensions linger

2019-08-08 10:21

Asian markets have risen on bargain-hunting by investors following a week of heavy losses due to anxiety over the deepening US-China trade war.

Asia markets slump on tariff worries

2019-08-02 11:25

Asian markets have fallen sharply as US President Donald Trump's decision to slap new tariffs on China ratcheted up investor fears over the trade war between the world's top two economies.

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