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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 stocks hit by China, South Korea weakness, euro at 2-month high

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks surrendered early modest gains and retreated from a decade high on Monday, weighed by weakness in the Chinese and South Korean markets, while the euro reached a two-month top against the dollar......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 27th, 2017

Asia stocks slip as China, South Korea weakness weigh, euro hits two-month high

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks gave back earlier modest gains and fell back from a decade high on Monday, weighed by weakness in the Chinese and South Korean markets, while the euro reached a two-month top against the dollar......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 26th, 2017

Asia stocks slip as China, South Korea weakness weigh, euro hits 2-month high

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks gave back earlier modest gains and fell back from a decade high on Monday, weighed by weakness in the Chinese and South Korean markets, while the euro reached a two-month top against the dollar......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 26th, 2017

Asia stocks stay near highs, though Tokyo slides; dollar slips

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asia stocks stayed closed to a decade-long peak on Thursday following another record-breaking day on Wall Street, though Japan's Nikkei slid back from a 26-year high in volatile trading, hit by profit-taking......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2017

Japan"s Nikkei at 26-year high, other Asia shares muted

U.S. stocks are lower in Wednesday morning trading as falling interest rates continue to put pressure on banks, and technology and energy companies also move lower......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 8th, 2017

Asia Markets: Australia stocks near 10-year high as Asia-Pacific markets stay largely flat

Asia-Pacific equities struggled for direction Friday, following a lack of movement in most U.S. stocks overnight, as investors seek new drivers after an October to remember......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 3rd, 2017

Asia Markets: Australia stocks near 10-year high as Asia-Pacific markets largely gain

Asia-Pacific equities were modestly higher Friday, following regional declines a day earlier......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2017

Asia Markets: Japan’s Nikkei breaks 16-session winning streak; Chinese stocks climb as Xi re-elected

Japanese shares ended their record-smashing winning streak on Wednesday, suffering a loss for the first time in October. Chinese stocks closed higher after President Xi Jinping was appointed to another five-year term as the country’s leader......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 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