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Asia Markets: Korean stocks hit nearly 2-year high; Nikkei lags as yen rises

Investor appetite returned Tuesday in the Asia-Pacific region, even as Japanese equities saw weakness because of a stronger yen......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

Stocks Run Up as Hang Seng Index Hits 10-Year High

Stock markets in Asia posted broad gains Friday morning as Hong Kong’s benchmark index briefly reached its best level in a decade and Japan’s Nikkei moved closer to levels last seen in 1996......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjOct 6th, 2017

Asia Markets: Nikkei surges to 2-year high, but other Asian markets sag

Action was mostly muted across Asia on Tuesday ahead of central-bank meetings in the U.S. and Japan — with the notable exception of Japan, where stocks surged after a holiday Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2017

Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks drop nearly 2% as Chinese growth slows

China stocks extended losses Thursday as data rolled in showing a slowdown for growth, but in Japan, the Nikkei was notched another two-decade high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 19th, 2017

Asia Markets: China stocks extend declines as growth slows; Nikkei aims at two-decade high

China stocks extended losses Thursday as data rolled in showing a slowdown for growth, but in Japan, the Nikkei was pushing towards another two-decade high, thanks to a weaker yen and robust trade data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 19th, 2017

Asia stocks reach 10-year peak on global equity surge, dollar sags

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks reached a 10-year high on Thursday, riding the bull run in global equity markets, while the dollar sagged after the Federal Reserve showed a more guarded view towards inflation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2017

Asia Markets: Hang Seng, Nikkei reach multi-year highs as Asian stocks rise

Stock markets in Asia posted broad gains Friday morning as Hong Kong’s benchmark index briefly reached its best level in a decade and Japan’s Nikkei moved closer to levels last seen in 1996......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 5th, 2017

Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks finish at 2½-year high

Stocks in Asia-Pacific were largely higher, building on fresh records for U.S. indexes overnight, with Hong Kong flirting with 10-year highs Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2017

Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks flirt with 10-year high

Stocks in Asia-Pacific were largely higher in early action, building on fresh records for U.S. indexes overnight, with Hong Kong flirting with 10-year highs Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2017

Asia Markets: Nikkei surges to 2-month high, but other Asian markets sag

Japan was a bright spot in global markets Tuesday, coming off a holiday a day earlier, as stocks elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region were muted......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2017

Asia stocks step back from decade high as China posts rare data miss

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks inched down from 10-year highs on Thursday following a burst of Chinese data which was largely weaker than markets expected, while the dollar held steady ahead of U.S. inflation data due later in the day......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2017

Asia stocks ease from decade high as China posts rare data miss

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks inched down from 10-year highs on Thursday following a burst of Chinese data which was largely weaker than markets expected, while the dollar held steady ahead of U.S. inflation data due later in the day......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2017

Asia Markets: Nikkei scores one-month closing high, but global rally slows in Asia

Investors continued to buy risk assets and sell havens Tuesday, as Asian stocks extended gains while the yen and gold fell further......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2017

Asia Markets: Asian stocks extend selloff in face of North Korean crisis

Stocks extended their selloff as investors continued to pare their riskier positions following strong year-to-date gains and the rise in geopolitical tensions this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 11th, 2017

Asia Markets: Asian markets extend selloff in face of North Korean crisis

Global stocks extended their selloff as investors continued to pare their riskier positions following strong year-to-date gains and the rise in geopolitical tensions this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2017

Asia Markets: Japan, Aussie stocks continue to rise, spurred on by commodity prices

As oil and metals prices rise, Australian stocks in particular get a boost on Wednesday. NIkkei also rises......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 26th, 2017

Asia stocks hit 9-1/2-year high, markets await BOJ, ECB meetings

SINGAPORE (Re.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2017

Central bank caution beefs up stock gains

LONDON (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei jumped to a near two-year high on Tuesday and European stock markets built on their biggest one-day gain in two months as central bankers gave a tempered message about growth and the chances of rises in interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 20th, 2017

Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks rise to nearly 2-year high as oil shares advance

Asian stocks finished mostly higher Monday as investors continued to shake off reasons to worry......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2017

Asia Markets: Record high for Korean stocks as other Asian markets slip

Asian stocks tilted lower, with Australian stocks continuing to lag behind, as investors were largely unmoved by an as-expected policy announcement from the Federal Reserve......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2017

London Markets: FTSE 100 advances as BP rises, manufacturing activity hits 3-year high

U.K. stocks are rising Tuesday, with trading in May kicking off with BP gaining following the oil heavyweight’s earnings report and a report showing British manufacturing activity hit a three-year high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2017