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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

Asia Markets: Nikkei drops to 4-month low as Asian markets pull back

Stocks in Japan hit lows for the year following a down day on Wall Street, as global investors fretted over the direction of U.S. policy and its effects on asset prices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 6th, 2017

Asia Markets: Nikkei falls as other Asian markets make gains

Japanese stocks close 1.3%, while markets in China rise on a liquidity injection for the Lunar New Year, as investors continue to digest what Donald Trump means to their holdings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 23rd, 2017

Asia Markets: Nikkei lags while other Asian markets make gains

After some initial softness, Asian stocks are broadly higher as investors continue to digest what Donald Trump means to their holdings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 23rd, 2017

Asia Markets: Commodities fuel Australia stock rally; Nikkei rises despite weak data

Asian shares were mixed early Wednesday, with strength on Wall Street driving up Australian stocks, but the Nikkei was flat on weak domestic data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 28th, 2016

Asia Markets: Nikkei reaches 1-year high as Asian markets get back on track

Asian shares steadied on Friday, tracking U.S. gains, with financials leading Japan’s stock market to a fresh high for the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 15th, 2016

Asia Markets: Asian stocks catch a ride on Wall Street’s record wave

Japan’s Nikkei hit a new 2016 high on Thursday, lifted by a fresh wave of optimism after a record close on Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 8th, 2016

Asia shares drop, Treasury yields near high as markets brace for aggressive U.S. rate rises

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian shares joined Wall Street and Europe in surrendering some recent gains on Friday, retreating on the possibility of faster-than-expected U.S. interest rate increases that boosted 10-year U.S. Treasury yields to an 18-month high .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 2nd, 2016

Asia shares drop, Treasury yields near high as markets brace for aggressive U.S. rate rises

By Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian shares joined Wall Street and Europe in surrendering some recent gains on Friday, retreating on the possibility of faster-than-expected U.S. interest rate increases that boosted 10-year U.S. Treasury yield.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 2nd, 2016

European stocks falter; euro hits dollar low for year

European stock markets declined on Friday and the euro struck a near 12-month low against the dollar on sky-high expectations of a US interest rate hike in December. Elsewhere in Asia, foreign investors removed cash from emerging markets to seek out bette.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 18th, 2016

European markets down, Asia mixed as US rally fades

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — European stocks fell Thursday while Asian markets ended mixed after trading in a narrow range, after a seven-day Wall Street rally faded. The U.S. dollar retreated slightly after hitting a 13-year high but oil prices reboun.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 17th, 2016

Asia stocks under pressure as dollar stays near 14-year high - Reuters

ReutersAsia stocks under pressure as dollar stays near 14-year highReutersA man cycles in front of electronic boards showing Japan's Nikkei average (R) and the Dow Jones average (L top) outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, November 10, 2016. REUTERS/T.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 15th, 2016

Europe Markets: European stocks gain as German business mood rises to 2.5-year high

European stocks gain ground Tuesday, as analysts say buying is spurred by an upbeat reading on German business sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 2016

Asia stocks hit one-year high as soft US data quells Fed hike talk

Japan's Nikkei slid 0.7 per cent, however, as the yen gained sharply versus the dollar, putting more pressure on exporters.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 7th, 2016

Banks Are Still An Issue For Brazil ETFs

The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSE: EWZ), the largest exchange traded fund tracking stocks in Latin America's largest economy, is up a solid 11.6 percent year-to-date, though that lags the MSCI Emerging Markets Index by 320 basis points. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga4 hr. 50 min. ago

Asia stocks near two-year high, euro steady as French vote lifts mood

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian equities hit a near two-year high on Tuesday, buoyed by a jump in risk appetite following the centrist victory in the first round of the French presidential election that also lifted the euro and pressured safe-haven assets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2017

Europe Markets: French stocks end at 2-year high after vote eases ‘Frexit’ fears

French stocks rally on Monday after centrist Emmanuel Macron won the first round of voting in the French presidential election, neutralizing fears that two anti-European Union candidates would be in the final runoff......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2017

Asia Markets: Nikkei up for 4th straight session, leading Asian market recovery

Asian stocks posted broad early gains Thursday after wide weakness Wednesday as investors eased up on worries......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2017

Asia Markets: Asian markets pull back as concern over North Korea mounts

Asian stocks started lower in holiday-affected trading amid weakness in overseas markets and persisting geopolitical uncertainty, particularly involving the Korean Peninsula......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 14th, 2017

Europe Markets: European stocks end at more than 1-year high

European stocks log their first day of gains in three sessions on Wednesday, with shares of car makers driving higher, as investor appeared, for now, to set aside the geopolitical worries emanating from Syria......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2017

Global stocks mixed, gold rises amid geopolitical tensions

Shares are mixed in Europe and Asia after North Korea warned of possible "catastrophic consequences" from the U.S. decision to send an aircraft carrier group into waters near the Korean Peninsula.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsApr 11th, 2017