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Nikkei off 0.5%, retreats from 6-month high

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 09:32

Japan's Nikkei share average stepped back from six-month highs on Tuesday morning, with a bounce in the yen denting exporters while financials retreated after their recent earnings-led rally.

Asian stocks rebound from heavy losses

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 00:36

Asian markets saw a mild bounce on Thursday after suffering heavy selling pressure this week, but traders remained on edge ahead of a possible military strike on Syria.

Asian shares pause after Fed-inspired rally

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 10:03

The Fed's shock decision on Wednesday inspired a broad-based rally in global stocks.

Asia business sentiment drops sharply, India optimistic

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 08:57

Optimism returned to India, lifting its sentiment index moderately higher at 67 after a drop last quarter.

Asian stocks still basking in optimistic China glow, yen down

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 08:32

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan advanced 0.2 percent, amassing gains of nearly 3 percent so far this week. It has surged more than 8 percent in two short weeks.

Dovish ECB weighs on euro, Asian shares await US jobs report

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 09:11

The euro held near a seven-week low on Friday on the back of dovish comments from the European Central Bank, while a jump in U.S. bond yields underpinned the dollar and kept Asian stocks in check.

Asian stocks cautiously firmer; BOJ, India eyed

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 08:58

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan advanced 0.2 percent, having closed up 0.1 percent on Wednesday after erasing early losses.

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 09:36

Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade on Wednesday after climbing in New York as concerns over a US-led military strike on Syria returned.

Asian stocks snap 4-day rally on Syria concerns

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 09:06

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.5 percent after four days of gains. Philippines and Indonesia's stocks led declines in the region.

Asian shares hit seven-week low, oil at six-month peak on Syria worries

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 11:25

Jitters over a possible US-led military strike against the Syrian government knocked Asian equities to a seven-week low on Wednesday and pushed oil prices and safe-haven gold to multi-month highs.

Asian stocks unsettled by Syria jitters; oil rises

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 08:51

Asian stocks slipped on Tuesday, while Brent crude held near a five-month high after the United States signalled possible military action against the Syrian government over a suspected chemical weapons attack.