May 31, 2017 07:25 AM IST
China's stock markets are in focus as they reopen after a long weekend with the official survey on manufacturing likely to set the tone for markets there and possibly the rest of the region. The PMI survey, due at 0100 GMT, is expected to show factory activity in China expanded at its slowest pace in eight months in May, according to a Reuters poll.
- May 03, 2017 07:30 AM IST
Oil prices pulled higher after a sharp fall on Tuesday on technical selling in a market already worried about oversupply and following a rise in output from several members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.
- Mar 23, 2017 07:33 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei gained 0.25 percent, thanks to a weaker yen.
- Mar 17, 2017 07:29 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei lost 0.4 percent, and is poised for a 0.5 percent loss for the week.
- Mar 10, 2017 07:28 AM IST
The nonfarm payrolls report is expected to show 190,000 jobs were added in the US private and public sectors in February.
- Mar 07, 2017 07:33 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei fell more than 0.1 percent, driven lower by demand for the safe haven yen.
- Feb 23, 2017 07:42 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei slid 0.1 percent, while Australian shares retreated 0.3 percent.
- Feb 22, 2017 07:35 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei and South Korea's Kospi each added 0.15 percent.
- Feb 21, 2017 07:40 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat in opening trades on Tuesday and held below a 19-month peak hit last Thursday. The index is up more than 11 percent since Dec. 23.
- Feb 15, 2017 07:37 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei added 1 percent and Australian stocks rose 0.9 percent.
- Feb 09, 2017 07:35 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was broadly flat, with early Asian markets such as Australia hemmed in tight ranges.
- Feb 07, 2017 07:39 AM IST
Spot gold, viewed as a safe-haven asset, was trading at USD 1,233.56 per ounce, up for the fifth straight session. The Japanese yen, another safe-haven play due to its large current account surplus, has appreciated strongly against major currencies.
- Feb 06, 2017 07:41 AM IST
Led by a strong performance in financials, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.94 percent, its best trading day for 2017, at 20.071.46, as the S&P 500 rose 0.73 percent to close at 2,297. The Nasdaq composite added 0.54 percent at 5,666.8.
- Feb 03, 2017 07:50 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat after touching its highest level since mid-October in the previous session. Morning trade in markets such as Australia was broadly steady, while Japan's Nikkei share average was up 0.6 percent.
- Jan 26, 2017 01:42 PM IST
Asian stocks rose to 3-1/2-month highs on Thursday, cheered by the Dow Jones Industrial Average breaching the 20,000-level for the first time, though concerns about US President Donald Trump's protectionist stance kept the dollar on the defensive.
- Jan 26, 2017 10:11 AM IST
Asian stocks gained early on Thursday, cheered by the Dow Jones Industrial Average breaching past the 20,000-level threshold for the first time though concerns about US President Donald Trump's protectionist stance kept the dollar on the defensive.
- Jan 25, 2017 07:32 AM IST
In Asia, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.16 percent. Early Asian markets such as Japan and Australia led the region higher.
- Jan 24, 2017 08:04 AM IST
Withdrawing from the TPP agreement was a promise Trump had made in his presidential campaign, saying it would protect American workers. The 12-nation trade deal was negotiated by former President Barack Obama's administration as a key pillar in his pivot to Asia.
- Jan 20, 2017 07:41 AM IST
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Caution was the name of the game in financial markets on Friday ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration later in the day, with Asian stocks and the dollar pulling back and U.S. Treasury yields hovering near their highest close this year.
- Jan 17, 2017 07:32 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.2 percent. Trade was thin with Wall Street closed on Monday for Martin Luther King Day.
- Jan 09, 2017 07:49 AM IST
MSCI's ex-Japan Asia-Pacific shares index .rose 0.3 percent after posting a rare loss in the previous session. Australia's S&P/ASX200 rose 1 percent while Hong Kong shares rose 0.4 percent. Trading was light because Japan is shut for a holiday.
- Jan 06, 2017 07:53 AM IST
The Nikkei Stock Average was down 0.56 percent. Shares of Toyota fell 2.03 percent, Nissan was down 2.04 percent, Honda off by 1.06 percent, Mazda Motor down 1.83 percent and Mitsubishi Motors off by 1.53 percent.
- Jan 05, 2017 07:38 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific stocks outside Japan gained 0.2 percent, on track for a eighth consecutive session of gains. Early Asian markets such as Australia rose 0.4 percent.
- Jan 03, 2017 07:45 AM IST
Australian shares, however, were off to a robust start, jumping almost 1 percent, while South Korea added 0.2 percent.
- Dec 30, 2016 07:38 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was little changed early on Friday.