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  • Asia on tenterhooks for Fed, oil keeps climbing Jun 16, 2021 07:59 AM IST

    Asia on tenterhooks for Fed, oil keeps climbing

    A looming data dump on Chinese retail sales and industrial production offered another reason for caution, with some modest slowdown in annual growth expected.

  • Asian shares rise in early trade, investors eye Fed meeting Jun 15, 2021 08:39 AM IST

    Asian shares rise in early trade, investors eye Fed meeting

    Japan's Nikkei (.N225) rose 0.89% in early trading and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) was up 0.23%.

  • This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia Jun 11, 2021 01:50 PM IST

    This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia

    This week in pictures: Compelling images from Asia

  • Asia extends global stocks rally, US bond yields fall on easing inflation fears Jun 11, 2021 08:20 AM IST

    Asia extends global stocks rally, US bond yields fall on easing inflation fears

    Some economists say the rise in CPI reflected short-term adjustments related to a reopening economy

  • Asia breathes sigh of relief as US jobs fail to shock Jun 07, 2021 07:46 AM IST

    Asia breathes sigh of relief as US jobs fail to shock

    Investors were curious to see how shares of major tech firms would react to the G7’s agreement on a minimum global corporate tax rate of at least 15%, though getting the approval of the whole G20 could be a tall order.

  • Asia shares off 3-month highs, caution ahead of U.S. payrolls Jun 03, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    Asia shares off 3-month highs, caution ahead of U.S. payrolls

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3% to 711 points.

  • Asian shares up, dollar wallows as Fed soothes inflation fears May 26, 2021 07:43 AM IST

    Asian shares up, dollar wallows as Fed soothes inflation fears

    Richard Clarida, the Fed's vice chair, said on Tuesday that the U.S central bank would be able to curb an outbreak of inflation and engineer a "soft landing" without throwing the country's economic recovery off track.

  • Asia shares cautious ahead of US inflation test, Bitcoin slides May 24, 2021 08:04 AM IST

    Asia shares cautious ahead of US inflation test, Bitcoin slides

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was barely changed in slow trade. Japan’s Nikkei added 0.1% and South Korea was flat.

  • Asian shares push higher, dollar eases May 18, 2021 08:28 AM IST

    Asian shares push higher, dollar eases

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1.13% after a mixed session on Monday. Japan's Nikkei rose as much as 2.2%, while Hong Kong's stocks opened up 0.87%. China's blue-chip CSI300 index was slightly lower.

  • A look at world’s most vulnerable cities and the threats they face May 14, 2021 08:06 PM IST

    A look at world’s most vulnerable cities and the threats they face

    Of the 100 cities worldwide most vulnerable to environmental hazards all but one are in Asia, according to a risk assessment report.

  • Asia shares at one-month lows as sell-off extends on inflation anxiety May 12, 2021 07:27 AM IST

    Asia shares at one-month lows as sell-off extends on inflation anxiety

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan faltered 0.5%, after tumbling 1.6% on Tuesday for its biggest daily percentage drop since March 24.

  • Asia shares fall on worries over inflation, Fed outlook May 11, 2021 08:14 AM IST

    Asia shares fall on worries over inflation, Fed outlook

    In early trade, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 1.7 percent, with Australian stocks off 1.2 percent and Tokyo's Nikkei 2.63 percent lower.

  • This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia May 08, 2021 02:06 PM IST

    This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia

    This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific.

  • Asia shares flat, holidays help blunt US tech retreat May 05, 2021 07:55 AM IST

    Asia shares flat, holidays help blunt US tech retreat

    Holidays in Japan, China and South Korea limited the early reaction, leaving MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dithering either side of flat.

  • Asia's share markets edge up on recovery signals May 04, 2021 08:12 AM IST

    Asia's share markets edge up on recovery signals

    Japan and mainland China’s markets remained closed on May 4 for holidays dampening trading volumes across the region.

  • Asia off to slow start ahead of US data deluge May 03, 2021 07:32 AM IST

    Asia off to slow start ahead of US data deluge

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was all but flat after taking a bit of a spill on Friday. Japan's Nikkei was shut for a holiday, but Nikkei futures edged up 0.2%.

  • This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia Apr 30, 2021 03:30 PM IST

    This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia

    This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific.

  • Asian shares slip but economic optimism keeps world shares near record high Apr 30, 2021 08:14 AM IST

    Asian shares slip but economic optimism keeps world shares near record high

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.5% with both Japan and China falling ahead of a long weekend. Both markets will be closed through Wednesday.

  • Asian shares mixed as earnings fail to inspire before Fed meet Apr 28, 2021 07:59 AM IST

    Asian shares mixed as earnings fail to inspire before Fed meet

    Some investors were also reluctant to move before earnings from heavyweights Apple Inc, Facebook and Amazon due later this week.

  • Asian shares wobble ahead of Fed outcome and earnings Apr 27, 2021 08:30 AM IST

    Asian shares wobble ahead of Fed outcome and earnings

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.14%. Australian stocks dropped 0.51%, but shares in China were little changed. Stocks in Tokyo edged 0.11% lower.

  • This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia Apr 24, 2021 02:24 PM IST

    This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia

    This photo gallery highlights some of the most stunning images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific.

  • Asia joins global equity rebound; oil weak on COVID-19 worries Apr 22, 2021 07:53 AM IST

    Asia joins global equity rebound; oil weak on COVID-19 worries

    Japan led gains, with the Nikkei 225 rallying 1.7%, after sliding 2% in each of the last two sessions.

  • Asian shares up on China gains but tech worries weigh Apr 20, 2021 07:48 AM IST

    Asian shares up on China gains but tech worries weigh

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2%, swinging into positive territory after Chinese blue chips rose 0.13%. South Korea gained 0.4%.

  • Asian shares near 1-1/2 week highs, Bitcoin recoups losses Apr 19, 2021 07:28 AM IST

    Asian shares near 1-1/2 week highs, Bitcoin recoups losses

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was last at 695.59, within striking distance of Friday's high of 696.48 - a level not seen since Apr. 7.

  • Asia shares cautious ahead of US earnings and inflation data Apr 13, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    Asia shares cautious ahead of US earnings and inflation data

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was trading less than 0.1% higher early Tuesday.

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