Jul 27, 2011 08:38 AM IST
Asian stocks and the US dollar fell on Wednesday while gold hit a record high at more than USD 1,623 an ounce, as a drip feed of news out of Washington indicated politicians were making little progress on a plan to lift the US debt ceiling.
- Jul 11, 2011 10:31 AM IST
Asian stocks dropped on Monday as a spate of weak economic data from China and the US renewed concerns about the health of the global economy although sharp declines look unlikely before an emergency meeting to stem the spreading debt crisis.
- Jul 05, 2011 10:14 AM IST
Asian stocks were steady near one-month highs on Tuesday as market players took a breather after five consecutive days of gains while the Australian dollar slipped ahead of a policy meeting of the country's central bank.
- Jun 28, 2011 08:07 AM IST
Asian stocks rose and the euro held its gains on Tuesday as investors cheered an agreement by French banks to roll over Greek debt, a move that could lessen the chance of a disorderly default by the nation at the heart of Europe's debt crisis
- Jun 23, 2011 11:07 AM IST
The US dollar rose and Asian stocks fell on Thursday with investors reluctant to buy riskier assets ahead of a European leaders meeting which could be dominated by talk of Greece's debt crisis, and after the Federal Reserve cut its growth forecasts for this year and next.
- Jun 13, 2011 10:32 AM IST
The euro bounced on Monday, though its gains appeared short-lived as major European powers continue to haggle over a fresh rescue package for Greece, while Asian stocks extended a seven-week losing streak on fears the global recovery is losing steam.
- Jun 08, 2011 10:39 AM IST
Asian stocks fell on Wednesday and the dollar sagged after uninspiring comments from US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke added to worries about the slowing global economy.
- Jun 08, 2011 08:31 AM IST
Asian stocks were flat to slightly lower on Wednesday after bearish comments from US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, adding to fears about the strength of the world economy.
- Jun 02, 2011 07:24 AM IST
Asian stocks dropped on Thursday, with investors spooked by a sell-off on Wall Street overnight and a steady stream of soft data from major economies that has put a damper on risk-taking ahead of Friday's US payrolls report.
- Jun 01, 2011 08:11 AM IST
The euro traded around three-week highs versus the dollar on Wednesday, buoyed by hopes for a fresh bailout package for debt-laden Greece, while Asian stocks were little changed as traders awaited manufacturing data from China.
- May 27, 2011 01:19 PM IST
Asian stocks posted solid gains for a second consecutive day on Friday as market players scooped up bargains while the euro pushed higher, though the currency's gains may be limited for now as fears of a Greek default weighed on sentiment.
- May 25, 2011 02:19 PM IST
The euro and oil slipped on Wednesday as a rally the previous day fizzled on fears about Europe's spreading debt crisis and the potential for a further reduction of positions in risky assets.
- May 13, 2011 08:14 AM IST
The US dollar rose on Friday, on track to post a second week of gains, with commodity prices remaining highly volatile, a factor that continues to weigh on Asian stocks.
- May 03, 2011 02:01 PM IST
Asian shares fell on Tuesday, with falling commodity prices dragging on mining stocks, while the Aussie dollar eased after the central bank held interest rates and Canada's currency rose as the ruling Conservatives won a federal election.
- Apr 28, 2011 10:14 AM IST
The dollar slumped to three-year lows on Thursday, pushing US crude to a two-and-half year high, while Asian stocks rose as investors bet that the easy US monetary policy will continue to drive money to riskier assets.
- Mar 15, 2011 11:21 AM IST
Asian stocks extended their losses today, with Tokyo diving nearly 10%, as the country's nuclear crisis deepened after two more explosions at a stricken power plant.
- Mar 09, 2011 08:35 AM IST
Oil prices fell on Wednesday as OPEC considered raising production, pushing up Asian stocks although investors remained on edge due to worries that unrest in the Middle East could spread to other oil exporting nations.
- Mar 08, 2011 09:26 AM IST
US oil futures eased from a two-and-a-half year high and the euro stalled on Tuesday, while Asian stocks remained under pressure as investors fretted that higher energy prices would stunt the global economic recovery.
- Mar 04, 2011 09:22 AM IST
Asian stocks were poised for their best weekly gains in three months as market players hunted for bargains while the euro perked up after the European Central Bank signalled a rate hike as early as next month.
- Mar 03, 2011 08:13 AM IST
Crude oil prices held near two-and-half year peaks on Thursday as worries about supply disruption persisted given ongoing unrest in Libya, but upbeat US economic news and a firmer Wall Street helped Asian stocks post modest gains.
- Feb 23, 2011 09:49 AM IST
Asian stocks were flat to slightly lower on Wednesday after Wall Street's worst showing since August, and oil hovered near two and half year highs as the revolt against Libya's Muammar Gaddafi reduced crude output in Africa's third-largest producer
- Feb 18, 2011 10:00 AM IST
Asian stocks are set to finish their best week in two months as investors scooped up bargains amid signs that heavy selling of the past few weeks was drawing to a close.
- Feb 14, 2011 09:23 AM IST
Asian stocks rose on Monday as investors greeted news of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation with relief, while US crude steadied near USD 85.50 per barrel after falling to 10-week lows as geopolitical tensions eased for now.
- Feb 07, 2011 09:09 AM IST
Asian stocks rose on Monday as the US job market showed further signs of recovery, highlighting a brighter outlook for its economy, while the dollar held firm against a basket of other major currencies.
- Feb 01, 2011 04:37 PM IST
Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, led by shares of resource companies, as strong US factory data and surging commodities prices offset fears that unrest in Egypt could spread to other parts of the Middle East