Asian shares

Sensex up 154 points, hovers above 33,500-mark

Sensex up 154 points, hovers above 33,500-mark

The NSE index Nifty hit 10,337.75, with gains of 39 points -- or 0.37 percent.

Nov 21, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
Sensex retreats from record high

Sensex retreats from record high

The BSE benchmark Sensex hit all-time high of 33,865.95 in opening trade on Tuesday amid strong global cues.

Nov 07, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Sensex mirrors Asian gains, goes up after Fed holds rates

Sensex mirrors Asian gains, goes up after Fed holds rates

The National Stock Exchange index Nifty too was up 8.55 points, or 0.08 percent, to trade at 10,449.05.

Nov 02, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
Sensex hits new peak of 33,295, Nifty at 10,369 points

Sensex hits new peak of 33,295, Nifty at 10,369 points

PSU, consumer durables, infrastructure and auto stocks remained in the lead. Positive Asian shares added to optimism.

Oct 30, 2017, 10:29 AM IST

Asian shares edge higher, Fed chief speculation tempers appetite

The dollar buckled and US bond yields dipped after a report that President Donald Trump was leaning towards Jerome Powell as the next chair of the Federal Reserve.

Oct 20, 2017, 07:38 AM IST
Asia shares hit 10-year high on Irma, North Korea relief

Asia shares hit 10-year high on Irma, North Korea relief

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2 percent to its highest level since late 2007.

Sep 12, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Gold falls 1 % to hit near six-week low

Investors are settling into a cautious mode while they await the U.S. data, including June consumer confidence, pending home sales, crude oil inventories and revised first-quarter GDP for signs of softness that could push back rate hike expectations.

Jun 26, 2017, 15:52 PM IST

Asia shares near two-year high as US hi-tech rebound boosts mood

Japan`s Nikkei rose more than 1 percent to a near two-year high on Tuesday, encouraged by rebound in U.S. hi-tech shares as investors bet on solid growth in the economy and corporate profits globally.

Jun 20, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

Asian stocks near 2-year high on US optimism, euro steady

Asian stocks extended gains for a fifth consecutive day on Wednesday, as renewed optimism about the world`s biggest economy brightened the outlook for risky assets while the euro held on to previous gains as political concerns in France ebbed.

Apr 26, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
Asian shares at 21-month high, dollar soft on less hawkish Fed

Asian shares at 21-month high, dollar soft on less hawkish Fed

Asian shares hit 15-month highs on Tuesday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields were on the back foot on the prospect of a less-hawkish Federal Reserve policy trajectory.

Mar 21, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Asian stocks rise to 18-month highs, dollar revives

Asian stocks rise to 18-month highs, dollar revives

Asian shares climbed to their highest in more than 18 months on Thursday, as investors grew more confident about the world`s second-largest economy while the dollar slightly firmed in the wake of growing concerns over political instability in Europe.

Feb 09, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Global stocks, gold, bonds slide on ECB taper talk

Asian shares and gold retreated on Wednesday and bond yields were near two-week highs as markets were rattled by a media report flagging the possible withdrawal of the European Central Bank`s bond buying program.

Oct 05, 2016, 09:06 AM IST
Asian shares fall, brace for bruising U.S. presidential debate

Asian shares fall, brace for bruising U.S. presidential debate

Asian shares began the week under a cloud on Monday after losses on Wall Street, and as investors` attention turned from central banks to American politics ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate. 

Sep 26, 2016, 12:03 PM IST
Shares crumble as oil falls, bond yields soar on stimulus doubts

Shares crumble as oil falls, bond yields soar on stimulus doubts

Asian shares wallowed near six-week lows on Wednesday, bruised by a fall in oil prices on renewed worries about a supply glut and as investors grew nervous about the diminishing capacity of the world`s major central banks to shore up economic growth.

Sep 14, 2016, 12:09 PM IST

Asian shares edge up as soft U.S. GDP cuts Fed rate hike bets

Asian shares ticked up slightly on Monday after disappointing U.S. economic growth data reduced expectations of a rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve in the next few months.

Aug 01, 2016, 08:11 AM IST

Asian markets sink as stimulus hopes rolled back

Asian markets fell Friday, tracking the Dow on Wall Street`s first loss in six sessions, with traders left disappointed by comments from central banks in Japan and Europe that caused them to roll b

Jul 22, 2016, 08:36 AM IST
Asian shares at 9-month highs on inflow bets; dollar strong

Asian shares at 9-month highs on inflow bets; dollar strong

Asian stocks climbed to nine-month highs on Thursday, helped by a pickup in capital inflows and a recovery in global oil prices, while the dollar stood strong on growing bets of a U.S. rate increase as early as September.

Jul 21, 2016, 08:47 AM IST
Gold slips as stocks surge, heads for first weekly decline since May

Gold slips as stocks surge, heads for first weekly decline since May

Gold prices dipped on Friday on a firmer dollar and surging Asian shares and were set for the first weekly decline since May, after falling to a two-week low in the previous session.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:59 AM IST
Asia shares scale 7-week peak, commodities on the mend

Asia shares scale 7-week peak, commodities on the mend

Asian shares were bound for a third straight session of gains on Thursday as upbeat data on U.S. jobs and a rally in a range of commodities whetted risk appetites globally.

Mar 03, 2016, 08:37 AM IST
Asia shares hit 3-1/2-year lows as oil resumes fall

Asia shares hit 3-1/2-year lows as oil resumes fall

Asian stocks surrendered earlier gains to hit 3-1/2-year lows on Friday as renewed pressure on oil prices and disappointing Chinese data kept investors on edge.

Jan 15, 2016, 10:05 AM IST