Asian stocks pare losses after US-China trade talk news

2018-08-16 11:31

Asia stocks have closed lower, joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey's financial crisis, although losses were capped by news that China and the US would hold trade talks.

Asian shares slip back, lira steady

2018-08-15 09:30

Asian shares have fallen as concerns about Turkey's financial crisis weighed on investor sentiment but the crisis-hit lira took a breather following the turmoil of the past week.

Turkish lira hammered again as crisis spills into Asian markets

2018-08-13 09:56

Asian markets have tumbled and the Turkish lira dived almost 8% on fears that the economic crisis gripping Turkey could spill over into the global economy.

Asian markets rally loses steam as trade fears dog investors

2018-08-08 11:32

A rally in Asian markets have stuttered with early gains pared as the US-China trade row erodes investor confidence.

Asian markets rally after US gains, yuan edges up

2018-08-06 07:26

Asian markets rose after a healthy lead from Wall Street as positive US jobs data trumped fresh trade war threats, while the yuan extended a recovery after the Chinese central bank moved to support the unit.

Asia stocks open lower on fears over US growth

2018-07-30 07:32

Asian markets opened lower, following Wall Street's downbeat finish last week on fears that US economic growth has peaked, and with investors watching the Bank of Japan's meeting.

Trade worries weigh on JSE stocks

2018-07-25 18:55

Investors were cautious ahead of the meeting between the US and the EU Commission. European counters weakened despite a firmer close in Asia, filtering onto the JSE.

Asia markets gain as earnings reports loom

2018-07-24 11:52

Asian markets advanced, but tensions persist over a potential global trade war.

Asia markets fall after Trump criticises Fed rate hikes

2018-07-20 07:33

Asian markets mostly tumbled, tracking a fall on Wall Street after US President Donald Trump criticised the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes amid lingering fears about a global trade war.

Asian markets rise after Fed chief boosts US confidence

2018-07-18 07:32

Asian markets rose, tracking a Wall Street rally after the head of the Federal Reserve expressed confidence in the US economy despite fears of a global trade war.

 

Asian stocks pare losses after US-China trade talk news

2018-08-16 09:35

Asia stocks have drifted lower, joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey's financial crisis.

Turkish lira struggles in Asia but equities see some stability

2018-08-14 09:15

Turkey's lira has remained under pressure in Asian trade but markets in the region enjoyed a little more stability after the previous day's turmoil.

Asia markets on course to end upbeat week with losses

2018-08-10 08:57

Most Asian markets have dipped after a broadly positive week as traders await the latest developments in the China-US trade row.

Asian markets pare early rally, yuan struggles

2018-08-06 12:54

Asian markets have been mixed with early gains pared by continuing concerns about the brewing China-US trade war, while the yuan struggled to maintain momentum.

Asian markets swing after bruising week with trade centre stage

2018-08-03 07:29

Asian markets fluctuated after another painful week as fears of an all-out trade war between China and the United States keep investors on edge.

Asian stocks slip despite US-EU plan to ease trade tensions

2018-07-26 07:29

Asian stocks erased early gains and slipped back as investor relief at US President Donald Trump and the European Commission chief's plan to ease trade tensions was offset by disappointing US earnings.

Asian markets eke out gains amid trade war fears

2018-07-25 07:26

Asian stocks made modest gains after a batch of generally solid US earnings and news of China's stimulus plans helped drive markets up.

Asian markets slide as trade and currency war fears deepen

2018-07-23 07:23

Asian markets largely lost ground as jitters grew over a potential trade and currency war, with the dollar sliding against most major currencies and extending Friday's declines.

Asian markets rise after Fed chief boosts US confidence

2018-07-18 12:48

Asian markets have largely risen, tracking a Wall Street rally after the Federal Reserve chief expressed confidence in the US economy despite fears of a global trade war.

Oil recovers in Asia trade after slumping to 3-month lows

2018-07-17 08:01

Brent crude recovered in Asian trade after plunging more than 4% to three-month lows on concerns over increased production and reports the US could tap into strategic reserves.

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