Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Wednesday ahead of central bank meetings in the U.S. and Europe.» Read More
Asian stocks traded higher across the board on Wednesday, with bourses in Japan and Shanghai closing at new multi-year highs.
Gold steadied below $1,200 an ounce after its biggest one-day drop in a week, remaining under pressure as the dollar rose.
The dollar rose broadly, with the euro sliding more than half a percent against the U.S currency, on growing concern that Greece may default on debts.
The last time Western Australia was engaged in a dispute with Canberra of this magnitude was during the 1930s Depression. The Financial Times reports.
Brent crude oil hit 2015 highs above $63, and analysts said more price rises were likely despite market oversupply.
The dollar traded lower across the board after an earlier rebound versus the euro amid the ECB's reiteration of its dovish stance on monetary policy.
The dollar tumbled after five straight days of gains, as investors took advantage of weaker-than-expected retail sales to lighten hefty positions.
China's economic growth for the first quarter of 2015 could well hit a multi-year low, experts say.
Singapore central bank calls don't usually spur much excitement, but analysts are split on whether it may ease further after January's surprise move.
Gold edged lower as the dollar recovered, but uncertainty about the timing of a U.S. rate increase kept bullion not far from a 7 week high.
RBI's next policy move will be a close call with economists unsure whether the central bank will cut interest rates for the third time in four months.
Australia's economy is struggling as it grapples with the imminent end to its commodities boom, but one industry is flourishing thanks to China: tourism.
Oil prices closed down as officials announced they had reached solutions on key parameters on Iran's nuclear program.
Asian shares rose on Thursday, undeterred by a weaker finish in the U.S. as gains in crude prices overnight boosted oil-related counters.
The Japanese yen and Australian dollar are likely to buckle when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, analysts say.
Oil extended losses on Tuesday ahead of a nuclear pact that could release more Iranian crude into the oversupplied market.
Equities in Shanghai and Tokyo closed down late Tuesday, while the rest of the region advanced as Beijing unleashed new policy measures.
Oil prices fell as officials from Iran and six world powers discussed a possible deal over Tehran's nuclear program.
The U.S. dollar edged lower against a basket of major currencies on Friday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. crude settled down 5 percent on Friday as fears about the disruption of crude shipments from Yemen's conflict eased.