May 26, 2015 at 08:21 | Source: CNBC
Stocks moved little following an afternoon speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that said a rate hike would be appropriate this year if the economy improves. She noted that first quarter weakness was largely transitory and that it would take several years for rates to return to normal.
May 25, 2015 at 10:04 | Source: Reuters
Yellen was clearer than ever on Friday that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, as the US economy was set to bounce back from an early-year slump and headwinds at home and abroad waned.
May 25, 2015 at 08:00 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Indian equities are expected to start trade on a flat note this morning, even as markets may react to comments from US Fed chair Janet Yellen who said on Friday a US rate hike was likely this year if the US economy continues to improve.
May 22, 2015 at 07:53 | Source: Reuters
Fed Chair Janet Yellen, who on Friday will talk about the economy's prospects, is expected to acknowledge the recent sluggishness, including near stagnant performance in the first few months of the year.
May 21, 2015 at 08:30 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Hartmut Issel, Head of Equity & Credit- Asia Pacific, UBS, believes there isnt enough data for the US Federal Reserve to hike rates in June.
May 21, 2015 at 07:53 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Japan's Nikkei is trading at the highest level since end-June 2000, which is a 15 year high, while Koreas Kospi has come off from the three-week closing high that was witnessed on Wednesday. The Taiwanese index is the big underperformer today.
May 19, 2015 at 09:11 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Ruchir Sharma of Morgan Stanley says any big debt bubble takes about four to five years to heal, but that hasnt been the case with the US.
May 15, 2015 at 12:29 | Source: Reuters
Malaysia's ringgit hovered near a two-week high as the economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the first quarter and its current account surplus almost doubled.
May 14, 2015 at 10:41 | Source: Reuters
China, the world's top energy consumer, saw its economy losing more steam in April despite easier monetary policy, while Europe's largest economy, Germany, slowed in the first quarter. In the United States, retail sales were flat in April, dampening hopes of a sharp rebound in growth in the second quarter.
May 14, 2015 at 07:43 | Source: CNBC
Asian equities opened mixed on Thursday, mirroring the finish on Wall Street amid fresh worries over the state of the US economy.