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.

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.

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.

Asian shares edge higher, but weak growth outlook weighs

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 09:28 GMT

European markets looked set to open higher after U.S. President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had agreed to work to lower industrial tariffs on both sides.

Asian shares fall on soft China data, trade war fears

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 08:19 GMT

Official data showed China’s economy grew 6.7 percent in the second quarter of 2018, cooling from the 6.8 percent growth registered in each of the previous three quarters.

Asian equities extend losses on eve of U.S. tariff deadline

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 08:03 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open little changed, with Britain’s FTSE flat, Germany’s DAX 0.02 percent lower and France’s CAC down 0.1 percent.

Asian stocks pick up steam as hopes of policy support lift China

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 08:27 GMT

S&P 500 futures ESc1 turned higher, rising 0.3 percent and pointing to possible gains on Wall Street after major U.S. indexes closed lower 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.

Asian stocks rebound, euro pulls off lows as anxiety over Italy recedes

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 09:24 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS gained 0.6 percent after slumping on Wednesday to its weakest since early April.

Stocks battered as Italian crisis deepens

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 08:58 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan tumbled 1.4 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei average sold off 1.5 percent to a six-week low.

Asia share markets hit by U.S. auto tariff threat, dollar pulls back

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 08:47 GMT

A broad MSCI index of car and car parts companies fell 1.1 percent. Tokyo’s SE TOPIX transport equipment index lost 3 percent.

Asia stocks supported by Wall St., but China drags

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 08:04 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.15 percent, as weaker Chinese stocks weighed on the market.

Asian stocks pull further off two-month lows as Wall St. bounces

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 07:12 GMT

Asian stocks pulled further away from two-month lows on Tuesday, lifted by Wall Street’s extended rebound from last week’s steep fall.

Asia stocks slip as high bond yields weigh, dollar steadies

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 07:15 GMT

Asia stocks pulled further back from record highs on Wednesday as the recent rise in global bond yields weighed on equities.

Asia stocks reach 10-year peak on global equity surge, dollar sags

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 09:06 GMT

Asian stocks reached a 10-year high on Thursday, riding the bull run in global equity markets.