Oct 25, 2016 at 07:45 | Source: Reuters
Australian stocks added 0.5 percent and futures pointed to an opening gain of around 0.8 percent for Japan's Nikkei helped by a softening yen.
Oct 24, 2016 at 11:45 | Source: Reuters
The Flash Markit/Nikkei Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) rose to a seasonally adjusted 51.7 in October from a final 50.4 in the previous month.
Oct 24, 2016 at 07:38 | Source: Reuters
Japan's Nikkei stood little changed, while South Korea's Kospi gained 0.4 percent.
Oct 21, 2016 at 07:48 | Source: Reuters
The dollar was boosted by a fall in the euro after the European Central Bank shot down talk it was contemplating tapering its monetary easing - sending the euro lower.
Oct 20, 2016 at 13:28 | Source: PTI
"India's manufacturing sector is in trouble for last many years. In the era of globalisation, competing in international markets has become a challenge for the country's private as well as state-owned firms," the Union heavy industries minister said at an Assocham conference.
Oct 20, 2016 at 07:44 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.25 percent. Japan's Nikkei extended gains to 0.9 percent. China's CSI 300 increased 0.2 percent, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index climbed 0.6 percent.
Oct 19, 2016 at 13:06 | Source: Reuters
Ghosn, who also serves as CEO of Renault SA, Nissan's alliance partner, has asked Mitsubishi Motors Chairman and President Osamu Masuko to remain president when Nissan takes a controlling stake in an automaker recovering from a mileage-cheating scandal, the Nikkei reported.
Oct 19, 2016 at 11:38 | Source: Reuters
The statement came after the Nikkei business daily reported that Sharp forecasts operating profit of about 40 billion yen (USD 385 million) for the business year through March. That would compare with the 6.6 billion yen average of 11 analyst estimates in a Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S poll.
Oct 19, 2016 at 07:52 | Source: Reuters
Australian shares firmed 0.4 percent, while Japan's Nikkei dithered either side of flat.
Oct 18, 2016 at 07:42 | Source: Reuters
In Asia, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2 percent in early trade. Australia's benchmark index was up 0.3 percent.