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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 rises as Kuroda renominated to lead Bank of Japan

Stocks in Japan, Australia and New Zealand gained Friday, while a number of major markets were closed for the Lunar New Year holiday, as investors regained confidence in equities after sharp slides last week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2018

Asia Markets: China stocks drop, Nikkei hits 26-year high in thin Christmas trading

Chinese stocks dropped by midday Monday after opening higher, led by smaller, more tech-focused markets, in slim Christmas trading......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 25th, 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 break 14-day winning run; Nikkei rises despite stronger yen

Hong Kong’s stock benchmark declined on Monday and broke a 14-day winning streak, falling alongside Chinese equities after some downbeat domestic data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2018

Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks hit new milestone, Nikkei rises despite stronger yen

Asian markets were mostly higher Monday, even in Japan where a stronger yen failed to put a damper on gains......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2018

Asia Markets: Nikkei logs a 19% gain for the year, its biggest since 2013

Japanese stocks rose modestly Friday to reverse some of Thursday’s last-hour slide while Australian stocks pulled back from fresh 10-year highs as the year’s final trading day began......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 29th, 2017

Asia Markets: Nikkei cruises on final trading day, capping impressive yearly gains across Asia

Japanese stocks rose modestly Friday to reverse some of Thursday’s last-hour slide while Australian stocks pulled back from fresh 10-year highs as the year’s final trading day began......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 29th, 2017

Asia Markets: Japan’s Nikkei falls as chip stocks decline, yen rises

Asian stocks struggled for direction Wednesday, after continued weakness in tech stocks weighed on the Nasdaq overnight even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 rose to new records......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 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