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  • Asian shares jump on hopes for low rates, oil up on cyber attack May 10, 2021 07:53 AM IST

    Asian shares jump on hopes for low rates, oil up on cyber attack

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.35%, while U.S. stock futures rose 0.24%.

  • 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 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%.

  • 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.

  • Asia shares rise on supportive Fed as Joe Biden unveils new stimulus Apr 29, 2021 07:49 AM IST

    Asia shares rise on supportive Fed as Joe Biden unveils new stimulus

    Fed Chair Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that "it is not time yet" to begin discussing any change in policy after the U.S. central bank left interest rates and its bond-buying programme unchanged, despite taking a more optimistic view of the country's economic recovery.

  • 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.

  • Asian shares pulled higher by China, eyes on Fed, US GDP Apr 26, 2021 07:25 AM IST

    Asian shares pulled higher by China, eyes on Fed, US GDP

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan jumped 0.3% to surpass critical chart resistance of 700 points and reach its highest since March 18.

  • Asian markets shake off US tax worries to push higher Apr 23, 2021 08:03 AM IST

    Asian markets shake off US tax worries to push higher

    The ECB's decision to keep copious stimulus flowing came despite its prediction of a strong rebound in the euro zone economy from mid-year as COVID-19 infections are brought under control.

  • 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 stocks fall as virus worries return to haunt markets Apr 21, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    Asian stocks fall as virus worries return to haunt markets

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.6%. Australian stocks dropped 1.25% and shares in China were down 0.46%.

  • 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 look to China data as global economic recovery hopes underpin world shares Apr 16, 2021 07:47 AM IST

    Asia shares look to China data as global economic recovery hopes underpin world shares

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan were little changed while Japan’s Nikkei ticked up 0.2%.

  • Asian shares defensive, dollar struggles near 1-month lows Apr 15, 2021 08:00 AM IST

    Asian shares defensive, dollar struggles near 1-month lows

    Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.2% while South Korea’s KOSPI index was up a tad.

  • 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.

  • Asia shares set for choppy session after S&P 500 hits record high Apr 09, 2021 08:22 AM IST

    Asia shares set for choppy session after S&P 500 hits record high

    A U.S. jobless claims report showed a second straight weekly increase earlier on Thursday, bucking the streak of strong economic data from payrolls and job vacancies that had buoyed investor confidence in a quick economic rebound.

  • Asia shares set to follow Wall Street's modest gains after Fed maintains stance Apr 08, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    Asia shares set to follow Wall Street's modest gains after Fed maintains stance

    Australian S&P/ASX 200 futures rose 0.52% in early trading, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 futures added 0.03%.

  • Asia shares set for sluggish start after Wall Street retreats from record highs Apr 07, 2021 07:35 AM IST

    Asia shares set for sluggish start after Wall Street retreats from record highs

    Japan’s Nikkei 225 futures fell 0.1%, while Australian S&P/ASX 200 futures rose 0.04%.

  • Asia shares set to rise after S&P 500, Dow hit records on strong economic data Apr 06, 2021 07:35 AM IST

    Asia shares set to rise after S&P 500, Dow hit records on strong economic data

    Australian S&P/ASX 200 futures rose 0.34% in early trading, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index futures rose 0.40%.

  • Asian shares set to edge up, after Wall Street tech rally Apr 01, 2021 07:53 AM IST

    Asian shares set to edge up, after Wall Street tech rally

    The dollar, meanwhile, hit a one-year high against the yen and multi-month peaks with other currencies as investors bet U.S. fiscal stimulus and aggressive vaccinations will help the United States lead a global pandemic recovery.

  • Asian stocks poised for first monthly loss since October on bond rout Mar 31, 2021 07:42 AM IST

    Asian stocks poised for first monthly loss since October on bond rout

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside of Japan climbed for a fourth consecutive day to a one-week high of 682.36 points. The index, last up 0.4%, was still a fair distance away from an all-time peak of 745.89 touched just last month.

  • Asia shares mixed as broader worries about US hedge fund default ease Mar 30, 2021 09:27 AM IST

    Asia shares mixed as broader worries about US hedge fund default ease

    In Asia, the MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was marginally higher by 0.08% in early in the session Tuesday.

  • Asia shares cautious as US futures ease, lot hanging on Joe Biden plan Mar 29, 2021 08:13 AM IST

    Asia shares cautious as US futures ease, lot hanging on Joe Biden plan

    Optimism about the U.S. economy has been helped by the vaccination rollout with some 143 million shots given to almost 94 million people, far ahead of Europe's rollout.

  • Asian shares wobble in volatile trade as China tech selloff weighs Mar 25, 2021 10:31 AM IST

    Asian shares wobble in volatile trade as China tech selloff weighs

    Japanese stocks rose 0.71% and Australian shares rose 0.24% as bargain hunters bought shares of consumer goods, real estate, and financial firms.

  • Asian equity futures under pressure after US stocks, oil slide Mar 24, 2021 07:09 AM IST

    Asian equity futures under pressure after US stocks, oil slide

    Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures fell 0.2%. In Japan, Nikkei futures were 0.6% lower. Australian futures traded either side of unchanged.

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