Asian stocks endured a sell-off on Monday, with sentiment badly dented by Friday's brutal terrorist attacks in Paris.» Read More
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...
Asian stocks were mostly lower amid choppy trade on Friday, as uncertainty over the outlook of U.S monetary policy sapped investor confidence.
*Alexandria deal has been bleeding money at the bank. MILAN/ TOKYO, Sept 23- Monte dei Paschi reached a settlement with Japan's Nomura Holdings to close a loss-making derivative trade, end years of litigation and remove a big financial burden to boost its chances of finding a buyer. The Alexandria trade had 3- billion euros of Italian government bonds expiring in...
Asian shares traded mixed on Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index lagging on its first day of trade following a five-day long weekend.
Asian shares outside Japan advanced on Friday after the Fed decided to hold off on its first rate hike in nearly a decade.
Asian stocks outside China advanced on Thursday, as investors eyed gains in oil prices and the positive lead from Wall Street.
Asian stocks see-sawed on Friday, as investors eyed increased uncertainty heading into the Federal Reserve's meeting on interest rates next week.
Asian shares outside South Korea declined on Thursday, as economic data out of the region's top two economies heightened concerns about growth.
*Market recovers from' China shock'- traders. *Toshiba falls to lowest since Dec. 2012 after CLSA cuts rating. TOKYO, Sept 9- Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded 5 percent on Wednesday as morning as sentiment rallies in U.S. and European stocks dramatically boosted morale after the Nikkei wiped out its year-to-date gains on Tuesday.
Sept 8- U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged three former traders at Nomura Holdings Inc with misleading investors by lying about mortgage bond prices after the financial crisis. Ross Shapiro, Michael Gramins, and Tyler Peters, who had worked for Nomura since 2009, were charged in an indictment filed in federal court in New Haven, Connecticut, with counts...
Asian stocks endured volatile trading on Tuesday, with China's Shanghai Composite index lurching higher in the final minutes of trade.