Asia shares dip, weak oil hits resource firms

Asian shares followed Wall Street lower on Tuesday with resources stocks under pressure as the price of oil stayed below USD 79 and with investors growing increasingly worried about the recovery of the world economy.

Asia shares give up early gains, yen slides

Asian shares gave up early gains on Friday, with interest rate speculation pressuring assets in South Korea and China, while a bounce in the British pound continued to depress the yen and oil hit a one-year high above USD78.

Dollar limps up, South Korea drags down Asia shares

The dollar edged further away from 14-month lows on Monday as investors trimmed bets against the beleaguered US currency.

Asia shares hit 14-month high, dollar rebounds

Asian shares hit a fresh 14-month high on Friday on optimism over US earnings and the global economy.