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  • Asia stocks skid as global inflation fears, tech woes hit Wall Street Feb 26, 2021 08:09 AM IST

    Asia stocks skid as global inflation fears, tech woes hit Wall Street

    Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 2% in early trade, on track for the biggest intraday percentage loss since Jan. 28. Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 1.8% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures lost 1.69%.

  • Asian shares open higher as Fed's Powell nixes inflation fears Feb 25, 2021 07:35 AM IST

    Asian shares open higher as Fed's Powell nixes inflation fears

    Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.90% in early trade while Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 1.37%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index futures rose 0.92%.

  • Asian stocks open lower on inflation fears Feb 24, 2021 07:21 AM IST

    Asian stocks open lower on inflation fears

    In early Asia trade, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was down 0.5%, South Korea’s KOSPI shed 0.4% while Japan’s Nikkei 225 was down 0.9%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index futures were down 0.37%.

  • Asian stocks slip as global rally skids on inflation fears Feb 23, 2021 07:24 AM IST

    Asian stocks slip as global rally skids on inflation fears

    The Australian S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.11% and South Korea’s Kospi declined 0.87% in early trading. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index futures rose 0.54%. Japanese markets are closed for a public holiday on Tuesday.

  • Asia shares edge up as bond yields, resources steal the show Feb 22, 2021 07:19 AM IST

    Asia shares edge up as bond yields, resources steal the show

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.1%, after easing from a record top late last week as the jump in U.S. bond yields unsettled investors.

  • Asian stocks step back from record highs on rising bond yields, weak US data Feb 19, 2021 08:24 AM IST

    Asian stocks step back from record highs on rising bond yields, weak US data

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside of Japan was last down 0.1% at 733.67 from a record high of 745.89 touched on Thursday.

  • Asian markets eye muted start on economic hopes, pandemic fears Feb 18, 2021 07:20 AM IST

    Asian markets eye muted start on economic hopes, pandemic fears

    Australia’s benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index was down 0.1% in early trading, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 futures were up 0.05%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index futures were down 0.2%.

  • Asian markets offer mixed signals as investors juggle stimulus, pandemic Feb 17, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    Asian markets offer mixed signals as investors juggle stimulus, pandemic

    Australia’s benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index was up 0.06% in early trading, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 futures were up 0.12%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index futures were down 0.37%.

  • World stocks look to extend bull run to 12th day on economic optimism Feb 16, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    World stocks look to extend bull run to 12th day on economic optimism

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ticked up 0.1% while Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.4% to a 30-year high.

  • Asian shares hit all-time highs, oil buoyant Feb 15, 2021 07:18 AM IST

    Asian shares hit all-time highs, oil buoyant

    Japan’s Nikkei climbed 1.3%, despite data showing the country’s recovery from its worst postwar recession slowed in the fourth quarter. Australia’s benchmark index was up 1%.

  • Asian shares stuck in holiday lull, bitcoin powers higher Feb 12, 2021 08:38 AM IST

    Asian shares stuck in holiday lull, bitcoin powers higher

    Markets in Greater China and most of Southeast Asia are closed on Friday for the Lunar New Year holiday. China’s stock and bond markets, foreign exchange and commodity futures markets are closed through Feb. 17 for the holiday.

  • Asia stocks pause at peaks, sustained by stimulus promise Feb 11, 2021 07:58 AM IST

    Asia stocks pause at peaks, sustained by stimulus promise

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.1%, having climbed for four sessions straight to be up over 10% so far this year.

  • Asian stocks make cautious gains after patchy Wall Street rally Feb 10, 2021 07:27 AM IST

    Asian stocks make cautious gains after patchy Wall Street rally

    The Australian S&P/ASX 200 Index was last up 0.5% and e-mini futures for the S&P 500 rose 0.14%. Japan’s Nikkei 225 slipped 0.31%.

  • Stocks trying to hold momentum in Asia after US records Feb 09, 2021 08:11 AM IST

    Stocks trying to hold momentum in Asia after US records

    Japan’s Nikkei 225 futures rose 0.15%, e-mini futures for the S&P 500 rose 0.04% and Australian S&P/ASX 200 futures rose 0.12% in early trading.

  • Asian shares near all-time peak, oil heads to $60 on economic revival hopes Feb 08, 2021 07:27 AM IST

    Asian shares near all-time peak, oil heads to $60 on economic revival hopes

    Japan’s Nikkei climbed 0.3% while Australian shares advanced 0.5% led by technology and mining shares.

  • Asian stocks ease as caution persists despite calmer markets Feb 04, 2021 07:25 AM IST

    Asian stocks ease as caution persists despite calmer markets

    The Australian S&P/ASX 200 index lost 0.34% during early trade and Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.35%.

  • Asian shares push higher on improving coronavirus outlook Feb 03, 2021 07:19 AM IST

    Asian shares push higher on improving coronavirus outlook

    Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.3% in early trade and Australian S&P/ASX 200 index added 0.8%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng futures lost 0.20%

  • Asian markets firmer as retail frenzy unsettles outlook Feb 02, 2021 07:16 AM IST

    Asian markets firmer as retail frenzy unsettles outlook

    In early Asian trade, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 benchmark was up 0.81% and South Korea’s KOSPI up 0.79%, adding to a rally in the previous session. Japan’s Nikkei futures rose 0.6% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index futures eased 0.1%.

  • Asia shares slip for 5th session, silver gets retail boost Feb 01, 2021 07:32 AM IST

    Asia shares slip for 5th session, silver gets retail boost

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.4%, following four straight sessions of losses. Japan’s Nikkei bounced 0.4%, after shedding almost 2% on Friday.

  • Asian shares unsettled by Wall Street swoon, short seller squeeze Jan 28, 2021 08:38 AM IST

    Asian shares unsettled by Wall Street swoon, short seller squeeze

    Japan’s Nikkei fell 1.3%, its sharpest drop since October, and Chinese blue chips 1.5%. South Korea eased 0.9% led by losses in Samsung after it reported earnings.

  • Asian stocks weaken on stimulus worries, dollar holds firm Jan 26, 2021 08:57 AM IST

    Asian stocks weaken on stimulus worries, dollar holds firm

    The lower risk appetite lent some support to the dollar against a basket of currencies, while oil prices edged down.

  • Asian markets step back from stimulus-driven record highs Jan 22, 2021 07:50 AM IST

    Asian markets step back from stimulus-driven record highs

    MSCI’s broadest gauge of Asia Pacific stocks outside of Japan was off 0.2% at 722.49 points, a whisker away from its all-time high of 727.31 touched on Thursday.

  • Asian stocks set for strong start after day of gains on Wall Street Jan 21, 2021 07:31 AM IST

    Asian stocks set for strong start after day of gains on Wall Street

    MSCI’s gauge of stocks across the globe gained 0.07%. Australia’s ASX 200 jumped more than 0.80% in early trade Thursday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index futures rose 0.23%.

  • Asian markets set for modest upswing after gains on Wall Street Jan 20, 2021 07:28 AM IST

    Asian markets set for modest upswing after gains on Wall Street

    Japan’s Nikkei 225 futures added 0.07%, but Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index futures lost 0.29%.

  • Asia shares look to China for recovery lead, earnings in focus Jan 19, 2021 07:29 AM IST

    Asia shares look to China for recovery lead, earnings in focus

    Japan’s Nikkei bounced 1%, recovering all the losses suffered on Monday when caution had dominated markets.

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