Gold snaps two-day losing streak as Asian shares slide

Gold snaps two-day losing streak as Asian shares slide

Gold jumped 1 percent on Tuesday following a two-day decline, as Asian stocks slid on weak oil prices and mixed views on the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy.

Tokyo stocks skyrocket over 5% in late morning trade

The broader Topix index of all first-section shares jumped 5.86 percent, or 70.08 points, to 1,266.36.

Sensex trims early gains, hovers around 24,000

Sensex trims early gains, hovers around 24,000

The 30-share Sensex last quoted 65.62 points or 0.27 percent higher at 24,127.66 after moving in range of 24,351.83- 24,123.19.

 

Airlines tumble on Paris attack as Asia stocks retreat

Asian markets mostly fell Monday following the deadly weekend terror attacks in Paris -- with airline stocks taking a beating on concerns over the tourism industry.

Asian shares slide halts but weak commodity outlook weighs

Asian shares slide halts but weak commodity outlook weighs

Most Asian stock markets steadied on Wednesday after sliding to 3-year lows but a weak outlook for commodities and persistent concerns about China`s economy discouraged most buyers.

Asian shares skid to 3-1/2-year low on China anxiety

Asian shares skid to 3-1/2-year low on China anxiety

Asian shares skidded to 3-1/2-year lows and the dollar sagged on Tuesday, pulled down by a sharp losses on Wall Street after weak Chinese data rekindled worries about its fragile economy.

Asian stocks catch a lift from Wall Street, Europe

Asian stocks catch a lift from Wall Street, Europe

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 1.2 percent in early trade, after major Wall Street indexes all logged gains of more than 2 percent.

Asian stocks set for worst monthly drop in three years on global rout

Global markets are bracing for Chinese data on Tuesday which is expected to show the world`s second-largest economy is continuing to lose momentum.

Gold struggles even as equities drop further after China rate cut

Gold slipped on Wednesday, struggling to draw buyers even as Asian stocks fell further despite China`s latest policy easing with investors remaining wary of a near-term hike in U.S. interest rates.

Asian shares wobble after China rate cut

Asian stocks flip-flopped on Wednesday after China cut interest rates in a bid to restore confidence in its sagging economy, with trading volatile after days of heavy swings across world equities.

Asian stocks down as China woes unnerve markets, safe-haven yen rallies

Asian stocks and oil fell on Monday after Wall Street suffered another bruising blow as deepening concerns over the slowing Chinese economy continued to unnerve global equity markets.

Euro slips, bonds bid as Greece drama drags on

The moves were mild, with investors wary of over reacting after having seen so many deadlines come and go with no resolution of the crisis in Greece.

Tokyo's Nikkei stock index closes at 18-year high

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 0.28 percent, or 58.61 points, to 20,868.03, its highest finish since December 1996.

Asian stocks down on Greece woes

Despite increasing worries about Athens` future, the euro managed to tick up against the dollar and yen as traders await the outcome of policy meetings at the US Federal Reserve and Japanese central bank.

Asian stocks higher after Wall Street rally

The three main indexes in New York enjoyed one of their best days for weeks, snapping a four-day sell-off, thanks to a surge in banks and technology stocks as well as optimism over the Greek debt crisis.

Asian stocks at two-week lows, bond woes spread, dollar slips

Asian shares have fallen 3% after hitting a more than seven-year high on April. 29. On 6th May, MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.3%, while Australian stocks fell 1.5%.

Asian stocks firm after China stimulus, euro hit by Greek anxiety

Asian stocks were firm on Tuesday after China`s latest step to prop up its faltering economy lifted global equities, while the euro was pressured on growing worries a cash-strapped Greece may default on its debt.

Asian stocks hit by Greece fears, China trading move weighs

Asian markets mostly retreated Monday following losses on Wall Street as fears over Greece returned, while Shanghai and Hong Kong tumbled after Chinese authorities unveiled restrictions on dealers borrowing cash to trade shares.

Tokyo stocks open 0.77% lower

Tokyo stocks opened 0.77 percent lower Monday, hit by a firmer yen and sharp drops in New York shares last week on fresh worries over a Greek default.

Asian shares at fresh seven-year high, look past weak US data

Asian shares edged up in early trade on Friday, on track to score weekly gains and shrugging off a languid performance on Wall Street after another set of lacklustre U.S. economic data.