Japan to begin allowing foreign athletes' entry next month: Nikkei

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 - 10:30 GMT

Athletes participating in this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo can begin entering Japan after it lifts its emergency declaration order next month.

Asian shares slip from 6-month high ahead of Fed policy decision

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 09:54 GMT

European stocks were expected to open lower, with futures tracking Britain’s FTSE, France’s CAC and Germany’s DAX indexes down between 0.5 percent to 0.7 percent in early trade.

Asia shares up on hopes for China stimulus, Brexit vote awaited

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 - 10:11 GMT

Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, supported by a bounce in Chinese shares amid hopes for government stimulus.

Asia buoyed by post-election Wall St rally, dollar bounces

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - 10:10 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was last up 0.8 percent to stand at its highest since Oct. 8.

Asian shares edge higher, investors brace for U.S. elections

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 08:40 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS edged up 0.4 percent on a positive lead from Wall Street.

Asia stocks begin new month on firmer footing after torrid Oct

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 - 09:32 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.7 percent, adding to modest gains the previous day, though this came after a brutal October month.

Asian shares buckle to Saudi anxieties, Italian budget rows

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 08:29 GMT

While Saudi Arabia has sought to shield its powerful crown prince from the killing, many officials have cast doubt on Riyadh’s narrative.

Asian shares resume decline, Saudi tensions lift oil prices

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 09:33 GMT

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS fell 1 percent while Shanghai shares .SSEC were down 0.75 percent.

Asia stocks slip as NAFTA lift fades; oil near four-year highs

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 08:39 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.3 percent after a steady start.

Asian shares advance as Chinese stocks extend recovery

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 08:22 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open flat to firmer, with Britain’s FTSE starting little changed, Germany’s DAX adding 0.2 percent and France’s CAC up 0.05 percent.

Asia rises as stimulus hopes lift Chinese stocks amid trade row

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 08:48 GMT

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was up 1.3 percent and the Shanghai Composite Index rose more than 1 percent following a surge of 1.8 percent the previous day.

Asian shares slugged by new U.S. tariff threat

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 08:28 GMT

Liquidity was thin with Japan on holiday and moves in currencies and bonds were minor.

Asian shares a sea of red on trade, emerging market anxieties

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 08:23 GMT

European shares were expected to be subdued too with futures for Eurostoxx 50 STXEc1, Germany’s DAX FDXc1 and London’s FTSE FFIc1 all starting lower.

Asian stocks down for third session as trade, EM worries persist

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - 08:18 GMT

Most European shares are expected to fall with futures in Germany's DAX .GDAXI FDXc1 and France's CAC .FCHI FCEc1 falling about 0.2 percent.

Asia stocks retreat; weakness in China outweighs NAFTA trade optimism

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 08:04 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open mixed, with Britain’s FTSE and Germany’s DAX each slipping about 0.1 percent and France’s CAC inching up 0.05 percent.

Asia shares subdued, dollar befuddled by trade doubts

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 08:42 GMT

Chinese blue chips .CSI300 dipped 0.4 percent as the country's state planner warned of increasing risks to the economy in the second half of the year.

Asian markets cautiously optimistic on U.S.-Mexico trade deal

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 08:35 GMT

The improved trade outlook was also boosted by news that Washington was pressing the European Union to accelerate tariff talks.

Asian shares rise after Powell speech, stronger yuan lifts China

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 08:20 GMT

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was up 1.1 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock index .N225 closed 0.9 percent higher.

Asian shares fall on Trump woes, U.S.-China tariffs kick in

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 08:59 GMT

Spreadbetters pointed to a subdued start for European shares with FTSE futures off 0.2 percent. E-Minis for the S&P500 were a shade softer too.

Asian shares edge up, but political, economic woes hurt sentiment

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 07:54 GMT

Investors in the region took some comfort from hopes that the trade talks between the U.S. and China expected this week will ease trade tensions.