Asian equities

Japanese stocks lift Asia, yen falls as BOJ overhauls policy

Japanese stocks lift Asia, yen falls as BOJ overhauls policy

Japanese stocks rallied and lifted Asian equities on Wednesday, while the yen weakened after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by adopting a target for long-term interest rates in an overhaul of its massive monetary stimulus programme.

Sep 21, 2016, 12:08 PM IST
FIIs withdraw $7 billion from Asian equities: HSBC

FIIs withdraw $7 billion from Asian equities: HSBC

Foreign institutional investors have pulled out funds worth USD 7 billion from Asian equities in January with India witnessing outflows of USD 1.64 billion, says an HSBC report.

Jan 27, 2016, 17:37 PM IST

Euro hits 11-year low on Greece fears, equities muted

The euro sank to an 11-year low Monday and Asian equities were muted after an anti-austerity party won Greece`s election, throwing its international bailout into doubt and raising fears it could leave the eurozone.

Jan 26, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

Gold price steadies above $1,240 as Asian equities slide

Gold steadied above $1,240 an ounce on Thursday as Asian stock markets weakened, but caution prevailed as the dollar hovered near one-week highs and outflows from bullion funds continued.

Oct 23, 2014, 15:07 PM IST

Asian equities receive $3 billion in Aug; India corners $700 million: HSBC

Foreign institutional investors reduced the pace of funds flow into Asia in August, but India is still among those countries in the region that received the maximum inflows during the month, an HSBC survey says.

Aug 27, 2014, 13:17 PM IST

Asian stocks fall, oil up on escalating Iraq war, yen buoyant

Asian equities fell and crude oil hovered near nine-month highs early on Friday as escalating civil war in Iraq hit risk appetite.

Jun 13, 2014, 09:34 AM IST

Asian shares hold at one-year high on hopeful signs for global economy

Asian shares edged up to one-year highs on Friday as investors lapped up signs of improving momentum in the world's biggest economies.

May 23, 2014, 08:48 AM IST

Nikkei jumps to three-week high as weaker yen powers exporters

The Nikkei average climbed nearly 3 percent to a three-week high on Tuesday morning, with blue-chip exporters leading the gains, after the yen weakened in the wake of upbeat factory data around the globe and a delay in a possible US strike on Syria.

Sep 03, 2013, 08:35 AM IST

Nikkei tumbles on Syria worries, hits two-month low

Jitters over a possible US-led military strike against the Syrian government knocked Asian equities on Wednesday, with Japan's Nikkei hitting a two-month low, and pushed oil prices and safe-haven gold to multi-month highs.

Aug 28, 2013, 08:27 AM IST