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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

Tokyo stocks open higher on hopes for corporate results

The Nikkei 225 index, which has risen for the past 10 consecutive sessions, edged up 0.49 percent, or 104.60 points, to 21,360.16 in early trade.

Oct 17, 2017, 06:39 AM IST
Sensex plunges over 216 points, ends below 32,000-mark

Sensex plunges over 216 points, ends below 32,000-mark

The NSE Nifty also remained under pressure and was down 70.50 points, or 0.71 percent, to close at 9,908.05.

Aug 09, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
Sensex soars to all-time high of 31,722.39; trading resumes at NSE after technical issues

Sensex soars to all-time high of 31,722.39; trading resumes at NSE after technical issues

The 30-share index last quoted higher by 345.89 points, or 1.10 percent to 31,707.57 after moving in range of  31,722.39-31510.62.

Jul 10, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

World stocks hit record after Fed minutes, oil up as OPEC meets

World stocks hit record highs on Thursday and the dollar dipped after the US Federal Reserve signalled caution in raising interest rates, while oil prices rose in anticipation of top producers agreeing to extend output cuts for up to a year.

May 25, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Euro hits 6-month high, world stocks firm after Macron wins French presidential election

Euro hits 6-month high, world stocks firm after Macron wins French presidential election

The euro hit a six-month high against the dollar on Monday while Asian shares gained and US stock futures briefly touched a record high, on investor relief after centrist Emmanuel Macron comfortably won the French presidential election.

May 08, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
Sensex bounces 172 points, Nifty reclaims 9,100-mark on positive global cues, funds inflow

Sensex bounces 172 points, Nifty reclaims 9,100-mark on positive global cues, funds inflow

The 50-share NSE Nifty reclaimed the key 9,100-mark to hit a high of 9,110.40 before ending at 9,100.80, up by 55.60 points, or 0.61 percent.

Mar 28, 2017, 17:05 PM 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
Sensex opens in negative zone weak, sheds 71 points on weak Asian cues

Sensex opens in negative zone weak, sheds 71 points on weak Asian cues

The benchmark Sensex fell by about 71 points to slip below the key 27,000-mark in the opening trade today, on sustained foreign fund outflows amid weak Asian cues as investors await US President Donald Trump's economic plan details.

Jan 23, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
Asian stocks hit 1-year high as soft US data quells Fed hike talk

Asian stocks hit 1-year high as soft US data quells Fed hike talk

The dollar tumbled and Asian stocks rose to one-year highs on Wednesday after surprisingly weak U.S. services sector activity dashed already slim chances of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve as early as this month.

Sep 07, 2016, 12:16 PM IST
Most Asian markets slump, Tokyo soars on US rate talk

Most Asian markets slump, Tokyo soars on US rate talk

Japanese stocks rallied on a weaker yen but other Asian markets retreated Monday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen hinted at a US interest rate hike by the end of the year.

 

Aug 29, 2016, 09:07 AM IST

Asia markets move cautiously ahead of bank meetings

Tokyo stocks sank on a strong yen as traders await central bank meetings in Japan and the United States this week, while other Asian markets fluctuated following a negative lead from Wall Street.

Jul 26, 2016, 08:42 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
Market hits this year high; Sensex gains over 200 points, Nifty above 8,300-mark

Market hits this year high; Sensex gains over 200 points, Nifty above 8,300-mark

Showing bullish trend, Sensex continued to gain strength this week and on Friday gained over 200 points, while the broader Nifty climbed above its key 8,300-mark, and market a new high in 2016.

Jul 01, 2016, 10:49 AM IST
Asian markets extend gains on Brexit stimulus bets

Asian markets extend gains on Brexit stimulus bets

Asian markets rose for a second day Wednesday on hopes that authorities will unveil fresh stimulus to counter the effects of Britain`s shock vote to leave the European Union.

Jun 29, 2016, 08:30 AM IST
Asian markets sink after US, Europe extend Brexit losses

Asian markets sink after US, Europe extend Brexit losses

Asian stock markets resumed their losses Tuesday morning, extending another sharp sell-off in Europe and New York that was fuelled by Britain`s shock decision to tear itself away from the EU.

Jun 28, 2016, 09:12 AM IST
LIVE Brexit fallout: Europe triggers sell-off, Sensex falls over 100 points

LIVE Brexit fallout: Europe triggers sell-off, Sensex falls over 100 points

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Jun 27, 2016, 08:59 AM IST