Japan's Nikkei , which jumped to an 11-month high on Thursday, slipped 0.6 percent early on Friday as the yen strengthened. It is set for a weekly gain of 0.1 percent.
02 Dec 2016, 7.48 am | Source: Reuters
The Nikkei 225 surged 1.55 percent in early trade, likely because of the weaker yen which hovered at the 114 handle.
01 Dec 2016, 7.46 am | Source: CNBC
In currency markets, the dollar consolidated recent gains against a trade-weighted basket of its peers with investors looking to buy on dips after strong data.
30 Nov 2016, 7.44 am | Source: Reuters
In Japan, the Nikkei 225 opened down 0.41 percent, while the Topix fell 0.34 percent.
29 Nov 2016, 7.39 am | Source: CNBC
In South Korea, the Kospi recovered from earlier losses to trade up 0.17 percent. Hundreds of thousands people rallied in Seoul at the weekend for the fifth straight week of protests against President Park Geun-hye, who is embroil...
28 Nov 2016, 7.57 am | Source: CNBC
Broader emerging market stocks have also taken a hit, with the MSCI Emerging Markets index down 0.5 percent on Friday. Although the index is up 0.9 percent for the week, it remains 5.6 percent below its November 8 closing price.
25 Nov 2016, 7.39 am | Source: Reuters
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan pulled back from a 12-day high scaled the previous day to dip 0.2 percent facing the prospect of higher US interest rates diverting money from emerging markets.
24 Nov 2016, 7.39 am | Source: Reuters
Australia's main index led the early action with a rise of 0.5 percent to a one-month top, helped by strength in bulk commodity prices.
23 Nov 2016, 8.01 am | Source: Reuters
In Asia, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.53 percent, pulled up by a 1.0 percent rally in Australian shares . Korean shares are also seen gaining in opening trades.
22 Nov 2016, 7.42 am | Source: Reuters
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.1 percent, staying near four-month lows. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.3 percent as the yen continued to slip against the dollar.
21 Nov 2016, 7.48 am | Source: Reuters
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.3 percent in early trade to hover just above its four-month low touched earlier in the week. It looks set to log its fourth straight week of losses.
18 Nov 2016, 7.41 am | Source: Reuters
Since Donald Trump's unexpected victory in the US Presidential election last week, US shares have rallied while US bond prices tumbled, pushing up their yields sharply, as investors expect higher inflation under his presidency.
16 Nov 2016, 7.40 am | Source: Reuters
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat in early trades while Australian stocks were off 0.5 percent.
15 Nov 2016, 7.48 am | Source: Reuters
The latest orders came after Alps Motor Finance, Burr Brown India and Bajwa Agro Industries failed to pay the penalty imposed on them for violating regulations.
11 Nov 2016, 9.28 am | Source: PTI
Japan's Nikkei also rose more than 1 percent to 6-1/2-month highs thanks to a weaker yen.
11 Nov 2016, 7.38 am | Source: Reuters
The US dollar carved out a staggering range, rebounding from as low as 101.19 yen all the way to 105.83, a move that will come as a huge relief to Japanese exporters.
10 Nov 2016, 7.38 am | Source: Reuters
Japan's Nikkei 225 shed 4.12 percent, after rising more than 1 percent, as the yen, regarded as a safe haven currency, climbed amid nervousness over the vote. Dollar/yen was trading at 101.56 as of 11:32 am HK/SIN, after climbing ...
09 Nov 2016, 10.30 am | Source: CNBC
Australia's ASX 200 was down 0.57 percent, slipping from gains of 0.8 percent at the open. The benchmark index's energy sub-index was down 2.14 percent, but losses were limited by the financials sub-index, which was down a more mo...
09 Nov 2016, 8.06 am | Source: CNBC
Equities, the dollar and emerging market currencies were the early favourites over low-yielding hedges such as gold, the yen, Swiss franc and sovereign bonds.
09 Nov 2016, 7.09 am | Source: Reuters
Japan's Nikkei rose 0.3 percent, aided both by the positive sentiment and a weaker yen.
08 Nov 2016, 7.36 am | Source: Reuters
Stocks rose and the dollar rallied against its major rivals on Monday after the FBI said it stood by its earlier recommendation that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton.
07 Nov 2016, 7.48 am | Source: Reuters
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.2 percent in early trade, down 1.4 for the week.
04 Nov 2016, 7.40 am | Source: Reuters
Oil prices took a beating of their own after a record weekly build in US crude inventories stoked concerns about a global supply glut.
03 Nov 2016, 7.44 am | Source: Reuters
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.4 percent while Japan's Nikkei fell 1.1 percent.
02 Nov 2016, 7.35 am | Source: Reuters
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.14 percent in early trades, its lowest levels in since Sept. 19. October marked the first monthly loss for the index since May.
01 Nov 2016, 7.40 am | Source: Reuters
In Japan, the Nikkei 225 was up 0.53 percent, despite the weaker economic data released. A weaker yen likely drove the market's gains.
28 Oct 2016, 7.48 am | Source: CNBC
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan as well as Tokyo's Nikkei stock index were both down 0.2 percent in early trading.
27 Oct 2016, 7.33 am | Source: Reuters
Japan's Nikkei lost 0.2 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI dropped 0.8 percent and Australia fell 1.4 percent.
26 Oct 2016, 7.27 am | 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.
25 Oct 2016, 7.45 am | Source: Reuters
Japan's Nikkei stood little changed, while South Korea's Kospi gained 0.4 percent.
24 Oct 2016, 7.38 am | Source: Reuters