Asian markets swing as dealers battle uncertainty

2019-01-23 06:50

Asian markets fluctuated Wednesday following a negative lead from Wall Street as investors grow nervous about the chances of success in China-US trade talks.

Most major Asian markets up as energy firms rise with oil prices

2018-08-07 19:44

Most major Asian markets rose on Tuesday following another positive Wall Street lead, with energy firms surging along with oil prices.

Asia stocks mostly gain despite trade war fears

2018-07-19 07:30

Asian markets largely advanced, with investor confidence rising as the US Federal Reserve chief offered an upbeat assessment of the economy despite concerns about a global trade war.

Asian traders cautious after G7 debacle, eyes on Trump-Kim summit

2018-06-11 07:45

Asian markets fluctuated after the Group of Seven meeting ended with deep divisions between the US and its allies.

Stocks drop in Asia on trade, S&P 500 futures rise

2018-03-26 07:20

The sell-off that has sent global markets into a tailspin last week stretched into Asia on Monday as investors continue to assess the impact that American protectionist policies will have on global growth.

Stocks rise in Asia on Trump-Kim summit, yen drops

2018-03-09 07:41

Asian stocks have risen and the yen slumped on news of an agreement for an unprecedented summit between US and North Korea leaders, defusing geopolitical fears tied to the nuclear-armed dictatorship in northeast Asia.

Equity gains spread to Asia as trade worries ease

2018-03-06 08:41

Asian stocks have rallied, following gains in US equities and the dollar, as concern eased on President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs.

Stocks in Asia lower as havens consolidate rally

2017-09-26 08:16

Financial markets have showed signs of stabilising after a fresh trigger from N. Korea had sent money into haven assets, with focus returning to comments from central bank policy makers.

Asian stocks mixed ahead of central bank meeting

2017-08-25 09:14

Asian stocks have been mixed, with gauges in Japan rising, and Australian bonds fell as investors await comments from central bankers meeting at Jackson Hole and as political wrangling continues in the US.

Asian stocks gain on Japan earnings optimism, China rebound

2017-05-16 12:00

Asian shares rose, throwing off morning weakness as Japanese shares climbed for the first time in three days while Chinese stocks erased declines in afternoon trading.


Asia stocks mixed after rally; treasuries steady: markets wrap

2018-08-29 07:54

Asian stocks struggled for direction after the recent rally as investors assessed the latest developments on the Trump administration’s trade policies.

Asian stocks mixed ahead of US growth data

2018-07-27 07:28

Asian stocks were mixed as investors digested results from American tech titans and waited for the release of US data expected to show a surge in economic growth.

Asia stocks sink on trade war worries

2018-06-26 07:36

Fears of a ballooning global trade war sent Asian stocks sharply lower, following steep falls on Wall Street amid reports Washington was readying a new phase in its economic confrontation with China.

Asian markets mostly up, China trade report lifts hopes

2018-06-06 07:42

Asian markets mostly rose as investors look ahead to a Group of Seven summit, while reports that China-US trade talks were progressing well provided some support.

Stocks mixed, yen rises as Treasury yields decline

2018-03-15 07:22

Asian stocks have fluctuated and the yen gained as traders adopted a risk-off approach, digesting comments from President Donald Trump’s new economic adviser.

Stocks gain in Asia as protectionism fears abate

2018-03-08 07:59

Asian stocks have advanced as worries surrounding a trade war dissipated and US equities recouped losses. The dollar and Treasuries steadied.

Japanese stocks gain on yen weakness, oil advances

2018-02-19 11:56

Japanese shares have risen helped by a weaker yen and after US equities capped their best week in five years. The dollar steadied and oil consolidated above $60 a barrel.

Asian markets mostly up as volatile week draws to close

2017-09-01 07:29

Asian markets have headed into the weekend on a cautious note, bringing an end to a volatile week, with eyes now fixed on the release of key US jobs data and the impact of deadly storm Harvey.

Asian stocks rise in thin trading, yen declines

2017-08-22 07:55

Asian stocks have risen in thin trading as the yen snapped four days of gains and investors reassessed positions ahead of a meeting of central bankers.

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street gains

2017-03-31 07:41

Asian stocks have been mixed after Wall Street gained and Chinese manufacturing improved

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