Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 11:28
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 09:52
Asian shares were subdued on Tuesday while major currencies kept to recent snug ranges after a surprisingly soft reading on euro zone manufacturing took the shine off better data from China, Japan and the United States.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 09:52
Nikkei led Asian shares higher on Tuesday, supported by solid U.S. and Chinese manufacturing data, while the euro dragged its feet near a 3 1/2-month low on expectations of fresh monetary easing by the European Central Bank.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 13:52
Asian stocks eased slightly in a timid session on Tuesday, while the euro steadied but remained vulnerable after overnight comments from the European Central Bank.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 12:42
Asian markets mostly fell Monday, retreating from the previous day`s gains, but Tokyo bucked the trend as the yen dipped against the dollar, while the euro rebounded from losses in the previous session.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 09:04
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 08:49
Asian shares got a lift on Thursday from dovish comments by the U.S. Federal Reserve chief and upbeat Chinese trade data that suggested some signs of stabilisation in the world's second-largest economy.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:54
Asian markets mostly fell on Thursday, taking a lead from Wall Street, while Japanese traders are sitting back ahead of the corporate earnings season.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 10:01
Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday, with Wall Street providing a strong lead after rebounding from a two-day sell-off thanks to better-than-expected retail sales data.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 07:26
Asian share markets added to their recent rally on Wednesday as investors chose to accentuate the positive in a mixed bag of global economic data, pressuring the safe haven yen to a 10-week trough.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 10:41
MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.8 percent to its highest level since March 11 while Japan`s Nikkei ticked up 0.1 percent.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:49
Investors are also awaiting the end of the Federal Reserve`s latest policy meeting, hoping for some guidance from its new head Janet Yellen on her plans for interest rates.
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