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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

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

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

Asia Markets: China stocks fall after increased banking scrutiny; Nikkei flat

Increased regulatory scrutiny over the borrowings of China’s most prolific overseas deal makers weighed on mainland markets Friday, as trading elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region was lackluster......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch2 hr. 20 min. ago

Asia Markets: Japanese shares leap to 22-month high; China-index decision on deck

The Nikkei Stock Average on Tuesday jumped as the yen fell, though other Asia-Pacific markets were relatively quiet following a global rally Monday that pushed some indexes in the U.S. and Europe to fresh highs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2017

Asia shares near two-year high as U.S. hi-tech rebound boosts mood

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei rose more than 1 percent to a near two-year high on Tuesday, encouraged by rebound in U.S. hi-tech shares as investors bet on solid growth in the economy and corporate profits globally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 20th, 2017