Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Asia-Pacific News Australia


  • Asia Stocks Lower, Nikkei Futures Drop on Quake Friday, 11 Mar 2011 | 5:21 AM ET

    Nikkei futures tumbled on Friday after a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit northeast Japan, causing many injuries.

  • Poll: Have The Recent Disasters Put You Off Travelling to Australia?

  • Asian Stocks Lower, Hurt by Oil Surge Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 5:11 AM ET

    Asian shares opened lower on Thursday following declines in the overnight U.S. session. A sell-off in chip stocks hurt tech counters in South Korea, while a decline in commodities weighed on Australia's commodity heavy index.

  • Asian Stocks Mixed After Oil Prices Ease Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 5:58 AM ET

    Stocks in Japan and South Korea opened higher on Wednesday, helped by an overnight rally on Wall Street.

  • Asian Stocks Higher, Mideast Unrest Caps Gains Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 6:18 AM ET

    Asian stocks rose on Tuesday but gains were limited as investors worried higher energy prices could stunt the global economic recovery. 

  • Asia Down, Libya Outweighs US Jobs Data Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 5:13 AM ET

    Asian stocks fell on Monday, as fears of more turmoil in the Middle East and higher oil prices overshadowed solid U.S. payroll data.

  • Asia on Track for Best Weekly Rise in 3 Months Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    Asian stocks rose on Friday, responding to growing confidence in the U.S. economic outlook, which fueled a rally on Wall Street and sent commodity prices higher.

  • Asian Stocks Rise on Upbeat US Data Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 5:14 AM ET

    Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday, as gains on Wall Street lifted sentiment and offset worries about surging oil prices due to turmoil in the Middle East.

  • Asian Stocks Tumble as Oil Marches Higher Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | 4:28 AM ET

    Asian stocks fell on Wednesday, with declines on Wall Street and continued rises in crude oil prices dampening investor sentiment and weighing on issues that are sensitive to energy prices.

  • Asian Stocks Track Wall Street's Gains Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 | 5:10 AM ET

    Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, tracking U.S. shares which gained on optimistic remarks from influential investor Warren Buffett, while Chinese manufacturing growth slowed to a six-month low. 

  • Asian Stocks Advance, but Gains Capped Monday, 28 Feb 2011 | 2:52 AM ET

    Asian shares rose on Monday as financial shares clawed back some of last week's losses and higher oil prices buoyed energy stocks, but gains were capped by fears of futher outflows from emerging equities to developed markets. 

  • Asian Stocks Nudge Higher as Oil Backs Down Friday, 25 Feb 2011 | 2:52 AM ET

    Asian stocks traded higher as oil backed off from $120 a barrel on rumors Libya's Muammar Gaddafi had been shot, prompting a corresponding recovery in U.S. equities the day before.

  • Asian Markets Trade Mixed, Nikkei Ends Down 1% Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 | 2:10 AM ET

    Asian stocks weakened after Wall Street extended losses as violence in Libya prompted a spike in oil prices.

  • Asian Stocks Extend Losses on Libya Turmoil Wednesday, 23 Feb 2011 | 1:33 AM ET

    Asian stocks fell for a second day as investors pull out from riskier assets, with turmoil in Libya driving crude oil prices to 30-month highs and sparking worry of slower global growth.

  • Asian Stocks Drop, Libya Spurs Profit-Taking Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 2:06 AM ET

    Japan's Nikkei average fell 2 percent on Tuesday, away from 9-1/2-month highs and its first decline in seven days, as turmoil in the Middle East triggered profit-taking in blue-chip shares.

  • Mideast Unrest Triggers Profit Taking in Asia Monday, 21 Feb 2011 | 1:57 AM ET

    Asian shares mostly eased on Monday as spreading tensions in Libya and other oil-producing regions encouraged some mild profit taking after last week's solid gains. 

  • Asian Stocks Set for Best Week in 2 Months Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 1:44 AM ET

    Asian stocks were mixed on Friday. Still, markets are set to finish their best week in two months as investors scooped up bargains amid signs that heavy selling of the past few weeks was drawing to a close. 

  • Nikkei Hits 9-Half Month High, Seoul Shares Drop Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 3:00 AM ET

    The Nikkei average rose for a fourth session on Thursday to a 9-1/2-month high as solid earnings and global merger activity encouraged foreign investors to keep snapping up outperforming Japanese shares.

  • Asia Mixed, Nikkei Hits 9-Month High Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 5:40 AM ET

    Asian stock markets traded mixed on Wednesday after a lower close on Wall Street.

  • Asia Trades Mixed Following China Data Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 2:57 AM ET

    Asian stocks traded mixed on Tuesday following China's closely-watched inflation data.