• Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:49:05
    Asia stocks tank for second time in a week as global rout resumes
    Asian trading floors were a sea of red once again on Friday as the global rout returned with a vengeance on intensifying fears about tighter US interest rates.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 03 Mar 2017 01:00:00
    Asia stocks chase Wall St, Europe records after US data 
    ASIAN MARKETS mostly advanced yesterday, picking up the baton from record performances in New York and Europe, where traders cheered upbeat US economic data and Donald Trump’s conciliatory speech to Congress.
    Economy
  • Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:14:00
    Asia stocks gain as Brexit fears ebb slightly
    TOKYO - Asian stocks gained as some fears that Britain would vote to leave the European Union abated on Monday, boosting a recovery in both sterling and investors' taste for risk assets.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:25:00
    Asia stocks, oil rally after Fed lowers rate hike forecasts
    HONG KONG - Stocks, emerging market currencies and oil all rallied in Asia on Thursday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen lowered her expectations for US interest rate hikes this year.
    Economy
  • Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:00:00
    Bank of Japan helps Asia stocks end painful month with a bang
    HONG KONG - The Bank of Japan's shock announcement that it would charge banks to hold their cash sent Asian markets surging and the yen tumbling Friday as investors ended a highly volatile month with a bang.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 17 Dec 2015 13:37:00
    Asia stocks climb as Fed goes gradual; oil takes a spill
    SYDNEY - Asian stock markets jumped on Thursday as investors chose to take an historic hike in US interest rates as a mark of confidence in the world's largest economy, though the good cheer did not extend to oil where oversupply again pressured prices.
    Economy
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