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Asia stocks falter as weakness in China markets dim mood
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Asian shares eased on Monday, with investor sentiment hurt by a retreat on Wall Street and sliding Chinese stocks, while the euro skidded after German coalition talks hit an impasse. MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan extended losses and was down 0.2 percent.
Global Markets: Asian shares gain as earnings, tax debate help U.S. stocks
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Asian shares rose on Friday as strong U.S. earnings and a step forward in the U.S. Congress on tax reform brightened the mood, even though investors noted that many more hurdles must be passed to reach a final deal on tax cuts.
Asia shares cautious as mood turns skittish
Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Asian shares got off to a cautious start on Thursday after Wall Street stumbled despite upbeat U.S. economic news and the Treasury yield curve hit its flattest in a decade as investors priced in more U.S. rate hikes.
Asian stocks slip as oil woes sap sentiment, euro stands tall
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday after weaker crude oil prices took a toll on Wall Street, while the euro kept big gains after enjoying a boost from robust German economic growth. MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan <.MIAPJ0000PUS> was down 0.16 percent.
Asia stocks subdued as China data disappoints
Tue, Nov 14, 2017
Asian stocks put in a subdued performance on Tuesday as Chinese economic data disappointed and investors pondered whether a marked flattening in the U.S. yield curve might be a harbinger of a future slowdown there.
Asia stocks near decade highs on buoyant Wall Street, kiwi rallies
Thu, Nov 09, 2017
Asia stocks hovered near a decade high on Thursday following another record breaking day on Wall Street, while the New Zealand dollar rallied as hawkish-sounding statements by the country`s central bank boosted the recently battered currency.
Services sector momentum grew in October, Nikkei says
Fri, Nov 03, 2017
IHS Markit said that India's service sector reported the fastest rise in new business since June.
Business conditions in India stagnated in October as manufacturing PMI drops, Nikkei says
Wed, Nov 01, 2017
“On the bright side, the labour market continued to improve, with manufacturers further increasing their staffing levels, and at a pace similar to September’s 59-month high. Business confidence eased to the weakest since February as some firms expressed concerns over negative GST effects. However, those manufacturers that were optimistic forecasted benefits of GST materialising over the next 12 months," Dodhia said.
Asia sluggish after Wall St slips, dollar sags on White House woes
Tue, Oct 31, 2017
Asian stocks were mostly sluggish on Tuesday after weakness on Wall Street, while the dollar sagged following news that investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election had charged President Donald Trump`s former campaign manager.
Asian markets firm to near 10-year high ahead of US, China economic data
Fri, Oct 13, 2017
But MSCI's broadest gauge of the world stocks exchanges covering 47 markets hit another record high, extending its gains so far this year to 17%.
Sensex, Nifty open higher note on Thursday following global cues
Thu, Oct 12, 2017
Breaking a three-day gaining streak, key Indian equity indices closed on a lower note on Wednesday as investors booked profits ahead of the release of important macro-data as well as quarterly earnings results of corporates
Asia stocks edge lower, focus turns to China markets after ratings cut
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
The dollar was steady at 112.445 yen and on track to end 1.4 percent higher on the week, during which it brushed a two-month high of 112.725 as U.S. yields spiked on the back of the Fed`s hawkish stance.
Asia stocks down, dollar on defensive, gripped by risk aversion
Wed, Sep 06, 2017
Asian stocks tracked Wall Street`s slide overnight to slip on Wednesday while the dollar was on the defensive with tensions in the Korean Peninsula showing little signs of abating.
Services PMI inches up to 47.5 in August from 45.9 in July, Nikkei says
Tue, Sep 05, 2017
In the month of July, the seasonally adjusted Nikkei India Services PMI Business Activity Index plunged from June’s eight-month high of 53.1 to 45.9, its lowest level since September 2013.
Markets open in red on back of North Korea-Japan tension; NTPC, Infosys in focus
Mon, Sep 04, 2017
At 0916 hours BSE Sensex was trading at 31,838.88, down 53.35 points or 0.15%, while NSE Nifty was trading at 9,968.45, down 5.95 points or 0.06%.
Nikkei's India Services PMI at 51.2 points in August
Fri, Sep 01, 2017
Order book volumes increased in August, after having posted the worst performance since early- 2009 during July, stated Nikkei.
Global stocks tumble, yen gains after North Korea fires missile over Japan
Tue, Aug 29, 2017
North Korea has conducted dozens of ballistic missile tests under young leader Kim Jong-Un, the most recent on Saturday, but firing projectiles over mainland Japan is rare.
Global Markets: Asia steadies after rally, dollar buoyant before Jackson Hole
Wed, Aug 23, 2017
Asian stocks steadied on Wednesday, taking a breather after the previous day`s surge and unable to keep up with a global rally spurred by gains for tech shares on Wall Street and miners in Europe.
Asian shares edge up, bolstered by modest gains on Wall Street
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
On Wall Street on Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 marked modest gains, though the Nasdaq Composite edged down slightly
Asian shares bounce after losses, dollar sags on weak US CPI
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
Friday`s data showed the US consumer price index edged up just 0.1% last month after it was unchanged in June.