Asian shares pare losses as China markets rally

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was nearly flat in late afternoon trading, after early dropping to its lowest intraday level since April 7. 

China stocks extend selloff, keep Asia in check

In choppy trade, the Shanghai Composite Index was down 3.9 percent after diving nearly 7 percent on Thursday, when investors dumped stocks after more brokers tightened margin trading requirements.

Asian shares turn higher as China rallies, dollar up

The dollar surged 0.6 percent against the Japanese currency to 122.36 yen, breaking above the 122 level for the first time since March 10 and reaching an eight-year peak. 

Bharti Infratel shares up nearly 3% on MSCI index inclusion

Bharti Infratel informed BSE on May 14 that the company has been included in the list of stocks in MSCI Global Standard Index.

Dollar declines, gold up after soft US data

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, hit a more than three-month low.

German data lead Europe shares higher, dollar steadies

The Euro Stoxx index of euro zone shares was up 1 percent, retaking some of the ground lost in a decline last Wednesday, when a rising euro hit export-sensitive German stocks.

Wall Street falls; European shares rise on optimism over Greece

Wall Street shares fell on Monday, dragged lower by biotech and healthcare stocks, while European shares and the euro advanced on optimism over talks between Greece and its lenders after Greece reshuffled its negotiating team.

Asia stocks firm after robust US jobs data, dollar stands tall

Asian stocks stood firm and the dollar notched fresh seven-year highs against the yen on Monday after much stronger-than-expected jobs data underlined the strength of the US economy.

Yes Bank shares down over 4% after MSCI exclusion

Shares of Yes Bank Tuesday fell by over 4 percent after MSCI excluded the stock from its standard and mid-cap indices.

Indian equities outshine global indices, 27% returns on BSE-100

Indian equities have outperformed most global indices this calendar year so far with the BSE-100 Index giving 27 percent return as compared to MSCI emerging markets at 6 percent and MSCI World at 2 percent, says British brokerage firm Barclays.

World stocks hit by news of Ukraine air tragedy

Asian markets took a hit Friday after a Malaysia Airlines jet came down in battle-wracked Ukraine, sparking geopolitical tensions and sending Wall Street tumbling as the US claimed it had been shot down.

Fed relief lifts Asian stocks, dents dollar

Asian stocks rose and the dollar dipped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it was in no rush to end quantitative easing and begin raising interest rates.

Asian stocks hit three-year peak on upbeat US data

Asian shares rose to a three-year peak on Friday and the dollar held near its overnight highs after U.S. jobs data which showed the lowest unemployment rate in six years and underscored the strength of the economic recovery.

Asia stocks make cautious gains, yen edges higher

Asian share markets edged cautiously higher on Monday while the dollar stayed under pressure ahead of packed week of economic data that will test investor hopes for a pick-up in the U.S. and global economies.

Euro under a cloud in Asia, stocks sit on gains

The euro came under mounting pressure on Wednesday as the European Central Bank`s embrace of negative interest rates encouraged flows out of the zone, while Asian shares consolidated near recent highs.

Nikkei rises as MSCI review supports sentiment, eyes on BOJ meeting

The broader Topix added 0.8 percent to 1,239.07, while the new JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 0.8 percent to 11,280.65.

Nikkei leads gains in Asian shares after solid U.S. data

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.

HDFC Bank gains; MSCI changes become effective

Shares in HDFC Bank gain 1.2 percent, while Hindustan Unilever falls 2.2 percent, as changes by MSCI to its global indices became effective after the close of markets on Friday.

Asian shares, dollar cheer Wall Street record

Asian stocks rose on Wednesday and the dollar held near an eight-week high against a basket of currencies, as investors cheered upbeat U.S. economic data and another record close for the S&P 500.

Bank of Baroda falls on MSCI deletion

Shares in Bank of Baroda Ltd fall percent after index provider MSCI said it will delete the stock from its MSCI global standard indexes, effective June 2.