Asian stocks endured a sell-off on Monday, with sentiment badly dented by Friday's brutal terrorist attacks in Paris.» Read More
*Technical signs show Japan market is overbought. TOKYO, Nov 27- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down in choppy trade on Friday morning as technical indicators suggested the market is overbought and vulnerable to a correction. "A correction is not surprising at any moment given the overbought market," said Takuya Takahashi, an analyst at Daiwa Securities,...
Global investors did not want to hold positions before the Thanksgiving holidays, traders said, noting that heightened geopolitical tensions dominated the mood after Turkey downed a Russian warplane. Turkey shot down the aircraft near the Syrian border on Tuesday, saying the Russian fighter jet had violated its air space, in one of the most serious publicly...
TOKYO, Nov 19- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Thursday morning after Wall Street rallied, touching a fresh three-month high as the stronger dollar continued to support risk appetites and lifted all sectors. The market awaited the outcome of a Bank of Japan policy meeting on Thursday that's expected to maintain the current pace of monetary easing.
Asian equities were lackluster on Thursday, with weakening commodity prices and concerns over a slower-growing China pressurizing markets.
Asian stocks mostly edged up on Wednesday following fresh economic data from China that largely met expectations.
Asian stocks put up a mixed performance on Thursday, as increasing odds of a U.S. interest-rate rise in December sapped risk appetite.
Asian stocks mostly fell on Thursday, after the Fed signaled that a December rate hike was still on the table.
TOKYO, Oct 29- Japan's Nikkei share average was nearly flat in choppy trade on Thursday morning after stronger-than-expected industrial output data helped reduce expectations that the Bank of Japan will announce additional easing on Friday. The market opened on a strong note after Wall Street surged as the U.S. "Now that the Fed hints a December hike and...
Asian stocks mostly extended their rally on Monday after another rate cut in China fueled risk appetite.
Asian share markets rallied on Friday, encouraged by sharp offshore gains following hints of new stimulus from the European Central Bank.
TOKYO, Oct 23- Japan's Nikkei share average rose sharply to a near two-month high on Friday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signalled that new stimulus measures could come as early as December, boosting riskier assets. "The ECB's stance to continue with stimulus measures soothed tension in the market," said Masaru Hamasaki, head of market&...
Asia diverged on Wednesday, with China stocks posting its worst one-day performance in five weeks. By contrast, Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped on the back of easing hopes.
Asian stocks traded mixed on Tuesday, with energy shares taking a hit as signs of weakness in China rekindled declines in oil prices.
Asian shares traded mixed on Monday after China's gross domestic product showed the world's second-biggest economy cooled lesser than expected.
Asia is braced for a serious case of Monday morning blues, with a barrage of data due likely to show continued economic deceleration in China.
Asian stocks cruised higher on Friday, lifted by a positive U.S. lead and as investors bet on the possibility of further stimulus from Japan and China.
HONG KONG, Oct 14- Some hedging products that were used only sparsely for years are making a comeback now, driven by a surge in cross-border mergers and acquisitions to a record at a time of heightened currency volatility, bankers say. The deal frenzy, sparked by cheap financing and plentiful cash at companies, comes during unsettled times for global financial...
Asian equities kicked off the fourth quarter on a positive note, as an overnight rally on Wall Street spurred risk appetite.
As the impact from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome eases, some analysts see an opportunity in South Korea's consumer stocks.
TOKYO, Sept 28- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Monday morning as investors took profits from Friday's gains, and they remained risk-averse before a run of key economic indicators scheduled this week. Analysts said that investors will stay cautious with economic indicators in Japan and overseas scheduled to come out this week. They include Tuesday's...