Asian markets

Asian markets a reluctant spectator to U.S. political theater

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 - 10:14 GMT

Asian stocks were subdued on Monday as investors fretted that political instability in the United States was leaving the country rudderless at a time when the global economy was showing signs of faltering.

Asia shares wary of U.S. inflation, dollar breaks down

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 08:37 GMT

Asian share markets turned mixed as investor nerves were strained ahead of a U.S. inflation report that could soothe, or inflame, fears of faster rate hikes globally.

Stocks try a tentative bounce, bonds fret on U.S. inflation

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 - 07:18 GMT

Asian share markets found a semblance of calm on Monday as S&P futures extended their bounce.

World stock rally rolls on with best start in 8 years

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 - 10:21 GMT

European stocks opened higher, hitting their highest levels since August 2015, while Asian markets inched towards all-time peaks.

Asia stocks subdued as U.S. tax cuts slug bonds

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 08:38 GMT

Asian markets offered a muted reception on Thursday to the passage of U.S. tax cuts as benefits to company bottom lines were already baked into stock prices.

Asia markets rally with US stocks as tax cut hopes boost dollar

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 08:36 GMT

Asian markets on Friday tracked another record close on Wall Street following hopes for tax reform, which boosted the dollar to expectations of further gains.

Dollar extends gains on US tax hopes but Asia markets sink

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 11:00 GMT

The dollar built on its recovery against the yen Thursday on rekindled hopes for Trump's tax plan but most Asian markets retreated on profit-taking after gains.

Asian markets mostly down, pound dips after London attack

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 - 08:56 GMT

Asian markets began the week mostly lower Monday as investors mulled the impact of a weekend terror attack in London

Asian markets gain after Fed minutes, OPEC meeting in focus

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 10:41 GMT

Asian markets rose Thursday as traders welcomed indications from the Federal Reserve that interest rates could rise next month.