Uyghur visa revoked: Did India buckle under Chinas timid war mongering?
Apr 26, 2016 at 07:30 | Source:
As per the latest reports, India has withdrawn the visa granted to Dolkun Isa the German based Uyghur activist following strong protests by China, who was termed by the Chinese as a 'terrorist'. India had earlier granted him visa to attend a confere...
Asia shares touch six-month top, dollar on defensive | Reuters
Apr 20, 2016 at 06:45 | Source:
SYDNEY Asian shares reached six-month peaks on Wednesday as a falling U.S. dollar and fading concerns about China lifted commodity prices and risk appetite generally.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.4 percent to terr...
Oil gains on Kuwait strike; global shares highest since December | Reuters
Apr 20, 2016 at 01:30 | Source:
NEW YORK Oil prices rose on Tuesday following a workers' strike in Kuwait, while a global stock index hit its highest level since early December as signs of economic stabilization in China lifted demand for riskier assets.The rise in crude prices dro...
China's jump in exports soothes growth fears, boosts markets| Reuters
Apr 13, 2016 at 23:45 | Source:
BEIJING China's exports in March returned to growth for the first time in nine months, adding to further signs of stabilisation in the world's second-largest economy that cheered regional investors.March exports rose a blistering 11.5 percent from a ...
Asia shares rally with oil, wary of China trade data| Reuters
Apr 13, 2016 at 06:30 | Source:
SYDNEY Asian share markets rallied on Wednesday as a revival in risk appetite knocked back the yen and oil ran into only modest profit-taking after reaching a major chart milestone that augured well for further gains ahead.Whether sentiment hangs tog...
Asian shares drop as banks come under pressure, yen soars| Reuters
Apr 08, 2016 at 07:45 | Source:
TOKYO Asian shares extended losses to three-week lows on Friday after bank shares slumped globally, while the yen soared to a 17-month high against the dollar as investors unwound bets against the yen, calculating that any effort by Japan to drive do...
Asian shares soft as data casts shadow over global economy| Reuters
Apr 06, 2016 at 07:15 | Source:
TOKYO Asian share prices won some reprieve on Wednesday after a sharp fall in the previous session, but gains were modest as soft economic data from the United States and Europe cast a shadow on the global economic outlook.MSCI's broadest index of As...
Wall Street pulls back after recent rally| Reuters
Apr 05, 2016 at 02:45 | Source:
U.S. stocks ended weaker on Monday, pulling back from a recent rally that took them to new 2016 highs, as losses in commodity-related and industrial shares offset gains in healthcare.The S&P materials sector .SPLRCM fell 1 percent after copper pr...
Dollar advance fades but oil still under pressure | Reuters
Apr 05, 2016 at 00:15 | Source:
NEW YORK The dollar resumed its move lower on Monday after the impact of comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official faded, but oil prices stayed under pressure on skepticism producers would be able to freeze output. A usually dovish U.S. central b...
Dollar rise hits commodities as Fed talks of tightening| Reuters
Mar 24, 2016 at 17:15 | Source:
SYDNEY The dollar advanced for a fifth straight session on Thursday, pressuring commodities and Asian shares after yet another Federal Reserve official talked up the chance of more than one increase in U.S interest rates this year.If the dollar can ...