Feb 08, 2017 07:52 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei bounced back 0.3 percent a day after it hit a two-week low.
- 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 03:26 PM IST
DBS said one should not expect aggressive rate cuts by central bank from here on, and the recent uptick in purchasing managers views make the upcoming review a "close call" for the central bank.
- 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 07:58 AM IST
Indian equities are likely to start off on a soft note today taking a breather from the two-day post-Budget rally which led the Sensex closing at a 4-month high Thursday. Indicator SGX Nifty was up 19 points at 8753.50.
- 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.
- Feb 01, 2017 07:35 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 recovered from earlier losses of more than 0.5 percent to trade down 0.08 percent, breaking away from the correlation of a weaker yen hurting the benchmark index.
- Jan 31, 2017 07:31 AM IST
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares were on the defensive on Tuesday as stringent curbs on travel to the U.S. ordered by President Donald Trump brought home to investors that he is serious about putting his radical campaign pledges into action.
- Jan 30, 2017 07:32 AM IST
The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a currency basket, was at 100.29 versus levels above 100.5 seen late last week after the Dow Jones industrial average rose above 20,000.
- Jan 27, 2017 07:32 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei rose 0.3 percent, extending gains for the week to 1.7 percent.
- 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 23, 2017 07:50 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 1.06 percent, likely weighed by the advancing yen as the dollar/yen pair slipped below the 114 handle.
- Jan 20, 2017 08:01 AM IST
Global markets end lower ahead of US President-Elect Donald Trump's inauguration as investors remain cautious of the leader's policies; Axis Bank, Yes Bank to remain in focus after the banks posted diverse set of earnings on Thursday
- 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 19, 2017 07:41 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei stock index was up 1 percent, lifted by the weaker yen's tailwind.
- Jan 18, 2017 08:30 AM IST
Sterling saw its biggest daily rise since at least 1998 on Tuesday as Prime Minister Theresa May promised a parliamentary vote on Britain's deal to leave the EU and sought to draw a line under discussion of a "hard" or "soft" Brexit.
- Jan 18, 2017 07:37 AM IST
The Shanghai composite opened down 0.1 percent, while the Shenzhen composite opened 0.3 percent lower.
- Jan 17, 2017 08:38 AM IST
Concerns over US President-elect Donald Trump's protectionist policies are also undermining risk sentiment, helping to push up the yen back to its highest levels in more than five weeks.
- Jan 17, 2017 08:07 AM IST
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- 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 16, 2017 11:05 AM IST
Regional share markets were hesitant. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.5 percent, Japan's Nikkei lost 0.6 percent and Shanghai shed 1.4 percent.
- Jan 13, 2017 07:44 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei stock index rose 0.4 percent, on track to shed 1.2 percent for the week.
- Jan 12, 2017 07:50 AM IST
Japanese benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 0.91 percent, as the yen strengthened against the dollar. A stronger yen is generally bad news for Japanese companies as it makes exports more expensive and lowers repatriated profits earned overseas.
- Jan 11, 2017 07:47 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was little changed in early Wednesday trade.
- Jan 10, 2017 07:40 AM IST
Over in South Korea, the Kospi was down 0.26 percent in opening trade.