Asian equities outside China traded higher on Friday, following a halt in the sell-off in energy markets and as traders digest the raft of earnings releases in Tokyo and Seoul.» Read More
Asian equities reacted nervously to the election victory of Greek leftist party Syriza on Monday.
Equity markets in Asia raked in gains on Wednesday, with the exception of Tokyo, bolstered by stimulus bets on the European Central Bank.
Asian stock markets traded mostly higher amid choppy trade on Thursday, as a rebound in energy prices provided some reprieve.
Asian stock markets enjoyed an upbeat session on Friday, but volatile trade played out in Shanghai, with the benchmark index closing down 0.2 percent after jumping to a more than 4-year high.
Asian markets mostly advanced on a data-light Monday, but Japan's benchmark index erased earlier gains and turned negative on news of a possible Ebola case in Tokyo.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Wednesday, with indices in Japan and Shanghai ending at fresh multi-year highs.
Asian equities rose on Wednesday following better-than-expected U.S. growth data but Japan underperformed on the back of a stronger currency.
SHANGHAI, Nov 21- China stocks ended slightly up on Thursday, as fresh worries over the cooling economy and continuing profit-taking pressure undercut gains by financial sector shares. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen was flat. China Life Insurance Co Ltd rose 3.2 percent, China Pacific Insurance Group Co Ltd 2.4...
SHANGHAI, Nov 7- China shares rose on Friday, buoyed by strength in brokerages as investors regained confidence after the Chinese central bank pumped liquidity into the financial system to help the economy. "I've seen investors are confident to buy into those low-valuation heavyweight stocks," said Du Changchun, analyst at Northeast Securities in Shanghai,...
China is set to publish a planning document aimed at improving the country's inefficient state-led firms by harnessing the power of the market.
SHANGHAI, Oct 10- China shares ended down on Friday, ahead of September economic data and as there was resistance with the Shanghai benchmark not far from the level of 2,400 points. The Shanghai Composite Index unofficially fell 0.6 percent to 2,374.61 points while the CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings dropped 0.6 percent.
Asia stocks joined Wall Street's selloff on Friday, led by declines in the energy sector, as investors fretted over slowing European growth.
SHANGHAI, Oct 10- Hong Kong shares slid on Friday afternoon, heading for their biggest percentage decline in two weeks on weakness in overseas markets and jitters over a possible flare up in pro-democracy protests in the city. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 1.7 percent. "The Hong Kong stock market is just following the...
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday on speculation whether the U.S. Fed will maintain its dovish policy stance and following reports of Chinese stimulus.
Sinopec is selling a $17.4 billion stake in its retail unit as the country reforms its sprawling state-owned enterprises. The Financial Times reports.
HONG KONG, Aug 19- Canadian retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc and China's Tencent Holdings Ltd are among suitors short-listed to buy a $16 billion minority stake in China's Sinopec Sales, the world's largest fuel retail network, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Asian stocks rose for a second session on Tuesday on hopes that growth in the world's second-largest economy has finally stabilized.
Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday, but the mood was cautious amid developments in Thailand and the Bank of Japan's policy meeting.
Japan's benchmark index extended losses on Wednesday but the rest of Asian shares rose following a recovery on Wall Street overnight.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday with Japan's benchmark index outperforming its peers, which traded flat despite a positive global lead.