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  • Asian stocks fall on nagging Fed rate hike worries Aug 12, 2022 09:42 AM IST

    Asian stocks fall on nagging Fed rate hike worries

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.10%, and Australia's AXJO was down 0.62%.

  • Asian markets struggle as traders contemplate more rate hikes Aug 12, 2022 08:35 AM IST

    Asian markets struggle as traders contemplate more rate hikes

    Equities surged across the region Thursday after the closely watched US consumer prices index eased more than expected in July, boosting hopes the Federal Reserve could slow down its pace of monetary tightening.

  • Asian shares track Wall Street losses ahead of US inflation data Aug 10, 2022 07:52 AM IST

    Asian shares track Wall Street losses ahead of US inflation data

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) report will be released later today, with markets watching for signs that inflation eased in July despite last week's unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs numbers.

  • Asia stocks wobble as focus turns to US inflation data, Fed outlook Aug 09, 2022 09:08 AM IST

    Asia stocks wobble as focus turns to US inflation data, Fed outlook

    The unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs data on Friday have raised the stakes for the July U.S. consumer prices report due on Wednesday, especially for the Fed's policy outlook.

  • Asia shares subdued, dollar encouraged by US rate risk Aug 08, 2022 06:17 AM IST

    Asia shares subdued, dollar encouraged by US rate risk

    Markets quickly moved to price around a 70% chance the Federal Reserve will lift rates by 75 basis points in September, sending two-year yields up 20 basis points on Friday and further inverting the curve.

  • Asian stocks rise on upbeat data, Fed hawks lift dollar Aug 04, 2022 09:07 AM IST

    Asian stocks rise on upbeat data, Fed hawks lift dollar

    The dollar hovered near its highest this week after Federal Reserve officials continued to stress that policy tightening is far from over. However, Treasury yields remained down from two-week highs as investors stayed sidelined ahead of employment data this week that will guide the path of interest rates.

  • Asian stocks gain as investors weigh risk from Nancy Pelosi Taiwan visit Aug 03, 2022 12:07 PM IST

    Asian stocks gain as investors weigh risk from Nancy Pelosi Taiwan visit

    Bond yields were also helped as demand for the safest assets eased despite heightened tensions between the United States and China, which views Taiwan as a breakaway province.

  • Asian stocks slide with oil on recession jitters; dollar drops Aug 02, 2022 07:32 AM IST

    Asian stocks slide with oil on recession jitters; dollar drops

    There were also jitters about an escalation in Sino-U.S. tension with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi set to begin a visit to Taiwan against the objections of China, which regards the self-governed island as a breakaway province.

  • Asia shares off to sluggish start, China data soft Aug 01, 2022 06:45 AM IST

    Asia shares off to sluggish start, China data soft

    China's factory activity actually contracted in July as fresh virus flare-ups weighed on demand. The official manufacturing purchasing managers' Index (PMI) fell to 49.0 in July, missing forecasts for 50.4.

  • Asian shares rally as markets bet on more gradual rate hikes Jul 29, 2022 08:50 AM IST

    Asian shares rally as markets bet on more gradual rate hikes

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.41%. Japan's Nikkei share average opened up 0.36%, while the Seoul index and Australia's index opened up 0.75% and 0.76% respectively.

  • Asia shares, bonds find some relief in Fed messaging Jul 28, 2022 06:33 AM IST

    Asia shares, bonds find some relief in Fed messaging

    As expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve raised rates 75 basis points to 2.25-2.5% but did note some softening in recent data.

  • Asian stocks wobble on Walmart warning, looming Fed hike Jul 26, 2022 09:02 AM IST

    Asian stocks wobble on Walmart warning, looming Fed hike

    MSCI's broadest gauge of Asia stocks outside Japan meandered just above flat. Japan's Nikkei fell 0.2% and S&P 500 futures were down 0.4%.

  • Asian stocks slip as growth risks sap confidence; bonds, US dollar in demand Jul 25, 2022 07:56 AM IST

    Asian stocks slip as growth risks sap confidence; bonds, US dollar in demand

    Bond yields eased amid bets that a U.S. recession would slow the Federal Reserve's aggressive tightening campaign, with markets looking for policy clues from its two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting which begins on Tuesday.

  • Asian stocks set for best week in two months; dollar heavy Jul 22, 2022 09:47 AM IST

    Asian stocks set for best week in two months; dollar heavy

    Asian stocks | Japan's Nikkei rose 0.24% on Friday and was on course to make gains for a seventh successive day. It's likely to be the index's best week since March.

  • Asian shares extend a global rally as dollar languishes Jul 20, 2022 07:46 AM IST

    Asian shares extend a global rally as dollar languishes

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan surged 1.1% in early Asia trade, driven by a 1.5% jump in resources-heavy Australia, a 1.1% gain in South Korean shares and 1.5% jump in Hong Kong stocks.

  • Asian shares drift lower in choppy markets Jul 19, 2022 08:06 AM IST

    Asian shares drift lower in choppy markets

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan, fell 0.46%, walking back some of the previous day's 1.8% gain, and heading back towards last week's two-year low.

  • Asia shares bounce, euro on edge for ECB and gas test Jul 18, 2022 06:27 AM IST

    Asia shares bounce, euro on edge for ECB and gas test

    It is shaping up to be a fraught week for Europe as it waits anxiously to see if Russia resumes the flow of gas through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline on July 21, while Italy teeters on the brink of political turmoil should Prime Minister Mario Draghi go ahead and resign.

  • Asian stocks stumble, dollar steadfast as growth outlook darkens Jul 15, 2022 08:20 AM IST

    Asian stocks stumble, dollar steadfast as growth outlook darkens

    Although wagers on a 100 basis point hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve later this month eased off a little overnight as Fed officials hosed down that possibility, bond markets remain priced for steep hikes to slam the brakes on output.

  • Asian shares bruised as US inflation data boosts recession fear Jul 14, 2022 08:14 AM IST

    Asian shares bruised as US inflation data boosts recession fear

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.1%, hovering just above the two-year low hit on Tuesday, while U.S. Nasdaq futures shed 0.3%.

  • Asian shares bounce, markets on edge ahead of US inflation data Jul 13, 2022 09:57 AM IST

    Asian shares bounce, markets on edge ahead of US inflation data

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.65%, snapping two straight days of losses, after having slumped to its lowest in two years the day before.

  • China’s plunging markets flash fresh warning signs on economy Jul 13, 2022 07:08 AM IST

    China’s plunging markets flash fresh warning signs on economy

    The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index of stocks has lost almost 9% since June 28 as a new Covid subvariant threatens to paralyze factories, dampen consumer spending and hurt construction activity.

  • Asian stocks at lowest in two years, euro near par with dollar on growth fears Jul 12, 2022 08:08 AM IST

    Asian stocks at lowest in two years, euro near par with dollar on growth fears

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.8% to its lowest level in two years, while Japan's Nikkei lost 1.75%.

  • Asian stocks track Wall Street gains ahead of US payroll data Jul 08, 2022 07:57 AM IST

    Asian stocks track Wall Street gains ahead of US payroll data

    Japan's Nikkei index was up 1.23% at 26,817.24 in morning trade, its highest mark since June 29th.

  • Asian stocks slide, dollar shines as recession fears deepen Jul 06, 2022 08:50 AM IST

    Asian stocks slide, dollar shines as recession fears deepen

    Brent crude futures bounced 1.4% in morning trade to $104.18 a barrel, nursing its wounds after a 9.5% drop to a 2-1/2 month low on Tuesday with worries that a global growth slowdown is going to sap demand.

  • Asian shares end quarter in sombre mood, dollar on high Jun 30, 2022 07:40 AM IST

    Asian shares end quarter in sombre mood, dollar on high

    Policy makers on Wednesday reiterated their commitment to controlling inflation no matter what pain it caused, and data on U.S. core prices later in the session will only underline the extent of the challenge.

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