Dec 01, 2016 07:46 AM IST
The Nikkei 225 surged 1.55 percent in early trade, likely because of the weaker yen which hovered at the 114 handle.
- Nov 30, 2016 12:00 PM IST
Equity benchmarks continued to hold morning gains while the broader markets outperformed for the third consecutive session. The rupee appreciated by 15 paise to trade at 68.50 against the US dollar from last close.
- Nov 30, 2016 08:00 AM IST
Indian benchmark indices are likely to open flat tracking global cues. The SGX Nifty, at the time of publishing this story, was up 15 points at 8188.50.
- Nov 29, 2016 07:39 AM IST
In Japan, the Nikkei 225 opened down 0.41 percent, while the Topix fell 0.34 percent.
- Nov 28, 2016 07:57 AM IST
In South Korea, the Kospi recovered from earlier losses to trade up 0.17 percent. Hundreds of thousands people rallied in Seoul at the weekend for the fifth straight week of protests against President Park Geun-hye, who is embroiled in a scandal over influence-peddling.
- Nov 25, 2016 07:39 AM IST
Broader emerging market stocks have also taken a hit, with the MSCI Emerging Markets index down 0.5 percent on Friday. Although the index is up 0.9 percent for the week, it remains 5.6 percent below its November 8 closing price.
- Nov 23, 2016 08:01 AM IST
Australia's main index led the early action with a rise of 0.5 percent to a one-month top, helped by strength in bulk commodity prices.
- Nov 22, 2016 07:42 AM IST
In Asia, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.53 percent, pulled up by a 1.0 percent rally in Australian shares . Korean shares are also seen gaining in opening trades.
- Nov 16, 2016 07:40 AM IST
Since Donald Trump's unexpected victory in the US Presidential election last week, US shares have rallied while US bond prices tumbled, pushing up their yields sharply, as investors expect higher inflation under his presidency.
- Nov 15, 2016 07:48 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat in early trades while Australian stocks were off 0.5 percent.
- Nov 11, 2016 08:35 AM IST
Indian benchmark indices are likely to open flat tracking mixed cues from Asian, US and European markets. At the time of writing, SGX Nifty was down 128 points to 8416.00.
- Nov 11, 2016 07:38 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei also rose more than 1 percent to 6-1/2-month highs thanks to a weaker yen.
- Nov 10, 2016 07:38 AM IST
The US dollar carved out a staggering range, rebounding from as low as 101.19 yen all the way to 105.83, a move that will come as a huge relief to Japanese exporters.
- Nov 09, 2016 10:30 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 shed 4.12 percent, after rising more than 1 percent, as the yen, regarded as a safe haven currency, climbed amid nervousness over the vote. Dollar/yen was trading at 101.56 as of 11:32 am HK/SIN, after climbing up to 105.46 earlier.
- Nov 09, 2016 08:06 AM IST
Australia's ASX 200 was down 0.57 percent, slipping from gains of 0.8 percent at the open. The benchmark index's energy sub-index was down 2.14 percent, but losses were limited by the financials sub-index, which was down a more modest 0.18 percent.
- Nov 09, 2016 07:09 AM IST
Equities, the dollar and emerging market currencies were the early favourites over low-yielding hedges such as gold, the yen, Swiss franc and sovereign bonds.
- Nov 08, 2016 07:36 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei rose 0.3 percent, aided both by the positive sentiment and a weaker yen.
- Nov 04, 2016 07:40 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.2 percent in early trade, down 1.4 for the week.
- Nov 03, 2016 07:44 AM IST
Oil prices took a beating of their own after a record weekly build in US crude inventories stoked concerns about a global supply glut.
- Nov 02, 2016 07:35 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.4 percent while Japan's Nikkei fell 1.1 percent.
- Nov 01, 2016 07:40 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.14 percent in early trades, its lowest levels in since Sept. 19. October marked the first monthly loss for the index since May.
- Oct 27, 2016 07:33 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan as well as Tokyo's Nikkei stock index were both down 0.2 percent in early trading.
- Oct 26, 2016 07:27 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei lost 0.2 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI dropped 0.8 percent and Australia fell 1.4 percent.
- Oct 25, 2016 07:45 AM IST
Australian stocks added 0.5 percent and futures pointed to an opening gain of around 0.8 percent for Japan's Nikkei helped by a softening yen.
- Oct 24, 2016 07:38 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei stood little changed, while South Korea's Kospi gained 0.4 percent.