Asian stock markets

North Korea missile launch weighs on Asia markets, gold inches up

North Korea missile launch weighs on Asia markets, gold inches up

Pyongyang launched its second rocket over Japan's Hokkaido in as many months, just days after the UN Security Council imposed sanctions in response to its nuclear test.

Sep 15, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Asian markets extend global rout on Donald Trump fears

Asian markets extend global rout on Donald Trump fears

Asian equities tumbled Wednesday, extending a global sell-off as a poll showing Donald Trump overtaking market favourite Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House flamed fears about future US economic policy.

Nov 02, 2016, 08:47 AM IST
Asian shares climb on fading US rate expectations

Asian shares climb on fading US rate expectations

Asian stock markets rallied Monday and the dollar dipped as a slowdown in US jobs creation doused expectations for an interest rate hike this month while at the same time showing the world`s top economy was still improving.

Sep 05, 2016, 13:07 PM IST
Asian shares bounce off three-year lows while China's suffering goes on

Asian shares bounce off three-year lows while China's suffering goes on

Global share markets have been hit by worries that the Chinese economy was growing at a much slower pace than Beijing`s 7 percent target for 2015.

Aug 25, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

China shares slump 6% leading losses across Asia

Asian shares fell on Tuesday, with Shanghai leading the declines as investors doubted Beijing`s commitment to prop up shares while Bangkok slumped after a bomb attack in the Thai capital.

Aug 18, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

European stocks mixed at open

Investors brushed off increasing worries about Greece`s future in the eurozone after talks between the bloc`s Eurogroup of finance ministers fell apart Thursday.

Jun 19, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

Asian shares up after US jobs report, China rate cut

Shanghai added 0.60 percent, Hong Kong rose 0.74 percent, while Sydney added 0.10 percent and Seoul was 1.02 percent higher.

May 11, 2015, 08:42 AM IST

Asian shares broadly higher ahead of US jobs report

Asian stock markets were broadly higher Friday after a rally on Wall Street with investors focused on a US jobs report that will supply more clues about the strength of the world`s top economy.

May 08, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

Asian shares at seven-year highs, cheered by Apple earnings

Asian stocks scaled fresh seven-year peaks on Tuesday as Apple`s upbeat earnings offset underlying caution ahead of the Federal Reserve`s policy meeting scheduled to start later in the session.

Apr 28, 2015, 09:03 AM IST

Asian shares sluggish, oil drifts lower

Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday in a week book-ended with Easter holidays across the globe and a U.S. jobs report that could affect the timing of the first hike in interest rates there.

Mar 30, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

Asian markets end week mixed, Tokyo in new 15-year high

Asian markets were mixed Friday after US inflation data renewed speculation of an interest rate hike, as Tokyo advanced to a fresh high despite disappointing figures challenging Japan`s war on deflation.

Feb 27, 2015, 17:46 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 shares mixed as global sentiment sinks

Asian stocks were mixed Friday as investors awaited the release of Chinese economic statistics at the weekend and global sentiment was dampened by the upcoming Scottish independence vote and weak inflation data.

Sep 12, 2014, 15:03 PM IST

Asian shares off to slow start, investors look to earnings

Asian stock markets got off to a slow start on Monday after a U.S. market holiday but held near three-year highs on optimism about the U.S. economy, with investors now shifting their focus to corporate earnings.

Jul 07, 2014, 11:28 AM IST

Nikkei hits seven-week high, strong global data continues to support

Japan`s Nikkei share average climbed to a fresh seven-week high on Tuesday, extending gains into a fourth day as recent upbeat Chinese and U.S. data continued to lift investors` risk appetite.

May 27, 2014, 09:04 AM IST

Asia stocks rally, dollar slips as emerging market fears ebb

Asian shares extended their recent rally on Monday as worries about emerging markets continued to ebb, dragging down the U.S. dollar while giving commodities a lift.

Feb 17, 2014, 08:53 AM IST

Asian shares up as China money rates dip, dollar gains

Asian markets crept higher on Tuesday as Japanese stocks rebounded and Chinese money rates eased, while the US dollar got a fillip from a report the Federal Reserve would again trim its bond buying next week.

Jan 21, 2014, 09:50 AM IST

Asian shares mixed despite upbeat China factory data

Asian shares were mixed on Thursday despite new data showing that China`s manufacturing activity hit a seven-month high in October, adding to evidence the world`s second-largest economy is recovering.

Oct 24, 2013, 18:50 PM IST

Asian markets slip as BoJ move raises stimulus fears

Asian markets fell in holiday-reduced trade on Wednesday, as the Bank of Japan`s refusal to unveil any fresh stimulus measures raised concerns about central banks` role in supporting the world`s economies.

Jun 12, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

Asian shares slump to year's low on Europe worries

Asian stocks dropped to their lowest levels of the year on Friday as the lack of a breakthrough in Europe's attempts to shake off its debt crisis and weak global growth continued to weigh on market sentiment.

May 25, 2012, 09:11 AM IST