Asian Stocks

Asian stocks extend gains on firm Wall Street; dollar steady

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 09:19 GMT

Asian stocks extended gains on Tuesday as overnight strength on Wall Street and the Federal Reserve’s cautious turn underpinned appetite for riskier assets, while the dollar held firm on last week’s upbeat U.S. data.

Stocks rise, dollar sags on signs of more cautious Fed

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 - 09:12 GMT

Asian stocks rose on Thursday, tracking gains on Wall Street, after the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested it may nearing an end to its three-year rate tightening cycle, boosting interest in riskier assets.

Stocks, commodities recover after latest trade war jolt

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 09:24 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open higher, with Britain’s FTSE gaining 0.3 percent, Germany’s DAX adding 0.35 percent and France’s CAC 0.4 percent.

Stock markets roiled as U.S. ups ante in trade conflict

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 08:22 GMT

Washington proposed the extra tariffs after efforts to negotiate a solution to the dispute failed to reach an agreement, senior administration officials said on Tuesday.

Asia stocks skid to four-month low as Trump raises stakes in China trade war

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 - 08:09 GMT

U.S. and European equity markets looked set to follow Asia into the red. S&P 500 futures ESc1 were off 1 percent and Dow Jones futures 1YMcv1 were 1.1 percent lower.

Oil sinks while stocks gain on North Korea, euro shaken by Italy

Mon, 28 May 2018 - 08:42 GMT

The euro bounced back from a 6-1/2-month low after the Italian president rejected a eurosceptic as a key economy minister.

Stocks rally after Mnuchin says Sino-U.S. trade war 'on hold'

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 08:31 GMT

Japan's Nikkei .N225 gained 0.4 percent.

Asia stocks pull back after soft China data; oil higher

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 08:19 GMT

Crude oil prices held near 3-1/2-year highs on supply concerns, while the dollar edged higher, underpinned by a rise in U.S. bond yields.

Asian stocks up on hopes of thaw in U.S-China trade tensions

Mon, 14 May 2018 - 08:14 GMT

Spreadbetters signaled a flat start for European shares with FTSE futures FF1c1 off 0.07 percent, while E-Minis for the S&P 500 ESc1 rose 0.3 percent.

Asian shares rattled by rising U.S. yields, cost worries

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 07:24 GMT

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS dropped 0.3 percent, hitting their weakest in almost three weeks.

Asia stocks struggle as U.S. yields near 3 percent; oil stays high

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 07:54 GMT

The first reading from Japan was tentatively upbeat with its PMI firming to 53.3 in April as output and domestic demand picked up.

Asia stocks start new quarter on front foot, dollar steady

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 - 07:40 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.15 percent.

Asia shares sag on lingering tech woes, dollar retreats after surge

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 08:03 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open mixed, with Britain’s FTSE falling 0.35 percent, Germany’s DAX rising 0.02 percent and France’s CAC gaining 0.05 percent.

Asian shares battered as trade war fears sap sentiment

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 - 07:16 GMT

Global markets were shaken when U.S. President Donald Trump moved to slap tariffs on Chinese goods.

Asian shares, dollar fall as U.S. trade fears eclipse strong China data

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 07:03 GMT

In a sign the equity market sell-off would extend elsewhere, S&P E-Mini futures ESc1 were down 0.1 percent while FTSE futures FFIc1 slipped 0.3 percent.

Asian shares mostly firmer, dollar loses early edge

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 - 07:19 GMT

Japan’s Nikkei led with an increase of 1.3 percent, while Chinese blue chips added 0.7 percent.

Asian stocks slip as U.S. rate risk sours sentiment, dollar holds gains

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 08:56 GMT

Most Asian share markets followed S&P 500 futures lower on Thursday as speculation of faster hikes in U.S interest rates soured risk appetite globally.

Asian stocks gain, dollar extends recovery

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 07:40 GMT

Australian stocks were nearly flat and South Korea’s KOSPI gained 0.55 percent. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 1.2 percent.

Asian stocks slip after European surge fades, dollar extends bounce

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 07:22 GMT

Asian stocks slipped on Tuesday, while the dollar edged further away from three-year lows.

Asian shares extend global recovery, volatility subsides

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 07:17 GMT

Asian shares gained on Monday, joining a global recovery for equity markets as sentiment improved gradually from a recent shakeout.