Asian currencies may take a wild ride in 2015 with central bank policies set to diverge as the Fed prepares to raise interest rates, analysts say.» Read More
Gold fell on Monday to near a recent four-year low as the dollar index rose to its highest since mid-2010.
Dollar-yen soared to a seven-year high after the BoJ expanded its quantitative easing program, and strategists say the pair has "a lot further to go."
Emerging market assets have gotten cheaper, but in the face of four key headwinds, it might not be the right time to buy back in, Barclays said.
Japanese shares outperformed Asian peers on Friday following easing measures from the Bank of Japan and updates from the world's largest pension fund.
Asian equity markets followed their U.S. peers higher on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement.
Once billed as the hottest currency trade this year, New Zealand's dollar is set to stumble, tripped up by spilled milk.
Asian shares were mixed on Monday following gains on Wall Street and results from the European Central Bank's stress tests.
Gold edged lower and closed down for the week as rallying equity markets and strong US economic data dented demand for the precious metal.
Mounting anxiety over global growth and the spread of Ebola dragged Asian bourses lower on Thursday.
Asian shares fell on Monday, adding to last week's tumble, as strong Chinese data failed to soothe worries about sluggish global growth.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Thursday following reassurance that the U.S. Federal Reserve would not raise interest rates anytime soon.
Gold ended higher as its safe-haven appeal increased after the IMF cut its global economic growth forecasts.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have blockaded key shopping areas, and analysts are keeping a running toll on how badly the economy will be hit.
Asian equities reversed losses to end higher on Friday ahead of U.S. jobs data, with Hong Kong markets in focus as protests entered their eighth day.
Despite handwringing over how badly protests will hit Hong Kong tourism, it isn't clear whether the turmoil is keeping mainland tourists away.
Asian stocks dropped on Thursday following a weak U.S. lead and continued unrest in Hong Kong, while investors await the European Central Bank's policy meeting.
Asian stocks were mixed on the first day of the fourth-quarter as investors focused on political unrest in Hong Kong and key Chinese data.
Asian equities were mixed on Tuesday amid caution over developments in Hong Kong and as investors focused on data in China and Japan.
Hong Kong's worst protests in decades have decked the territory's stocks and currency, and some expect longer-term economic repercussions.
Falling crude oil prices may have tempered inflation risks in India, but don't expect the country's central bank to ease monetary policy anytime soon.