Jan 27, 2015 at 07:27 | Source: CNBC
Asian shares hit fresh highs early Tuesday, buoyed by a relatively inspiring handover from Wall Street overnight.
Jan 23, 2015 at 07:55 | Source: CNBC
China's benchmark Shanghai Composite index gained 0.5 percent in early trade, lessening gains slightly after HSBC's January flash reading of China's purchasing managers' index (PMI) showed manufacturing activity remaining in contraction.
Jan 22, 2015 at 07:47 | Source: CNBC
Supported by a slightly weaker yen, Japan's key Nikkei 225 index edged up in early trade. The local currency traded at 118.07 against the US dollar, compared to Wednesday's close of 117.93.
Jan 21, 2015 at 07:56 | Source: CNBC
China's benchmark Shanghai Composite index opened up 0.6 percent, as brokerages rebounded after suffering steep losses in the previous sessions due to a crackdown on margin financing.
Jan 20, 2015 at 07:54 | Source: CNBC
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up to a one-and-a-half-week high in early trade as dollar-yen inched up above the 118 handle, buoying exporter stocks. Nikon rallied more than 3 percent, while Panasonic rose 2 percent.
Jan 19, 2015 at 07:57 | Source: CNBC
Japan's benchmark index pared gains after breaching the 17,000 level earlier in the session. Still, the index recovered after closing down more than 1 percent in the previous session and ending the week with its third straight weekly loss.
Jan 16, 2015 at 07:52 | Source: CNBC
Taking cues from its US counterpart, Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index suffered steep losses at the get go on Friday. A sharp pullback in dollar-yen to the 116 territory also dented sentiment.
Jan 15, 2015 at 08:13 | Source: CNBC
Asian stock markets opened mixed on Thursday, overlooking a poor finish in the US overnight, as a spike in oil futures provided some reprieve for oil-related counters.
Jan 14, 2015 at 07:55 | Source: CNBC
Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell at the open amid a slightly stronger yen; the US dollar was fetching 117.5 yen early Wednesday, compared with 117.8 at Tuesday's close.
Jan 13, 2015 at 07:59 | Source: CNBC
China will release trade figures for last month on Tuesday. Imports are expected to fall 6.6 percent on year after shedding 6.7 percent in November.