Equity markets in Shanghai and Sydney underperformed the region on Wednesday.» Read More
Asian stocks saw choppy trade on Wednesday following China's first-quarter gross domestic product.
*Australian dollar hit by shock fall in China exports. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in the coming months, while the yen edged higher on uncertainty surrounding the Bank of Japan's easing policies. The dollar's strength against the euro was a "spillover" from last week's commentary from the Fed, said Alan Ruskin, global head of currency strategy at...
Central banks are the key theme in Asia on Tuesday, with equities in the region largely in positive territory.
Chinese shares outperform the region as data suggesting a sluggish economy fueled hopes of more monetary stimulus measures.
Equities in Shanghai and Tokyo closed down late Tuesday, while the rest of the region advanced as Beijing unleashed new policy measures.
NEW YORK, March 30- The euro slumped against the dollar on Monday on worries over whether Greece would secure aid before it runs out of cash in three weeks, while the greenback gained versus other currencies on the view the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates this year. Athens sounded upbeat about talks with its creditors to release funds from its 240-...
Asian equities were mixed on Friday due to worries over Yemen, with Japan's benchmark index leading the losses on profit-taking and weak data.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Thursday following a sharp selloff on Wall Street overnight and an escalation of political turmoil in Yemen.
Asian equity markets struggled for direction on Wednesday following an uninspiring lead from Wall Street overnight.
Asian equities outside Japan traded higher on Thursday as investors welcomed a dovish statement from the Federal Reserve.
Stocks in Japan and China settled at new multi-year highs for the second straight session as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.
Japanese stocks tracked a positive lead from Wall Street to hit a fresh multi-year high, breaching the 19,000 level, as major indices in the region largely rose on Friday.
Asian shares rose on Thursday, boosted by better-than-expected Australian jobs data from Australia and a surprise rate cut in South Korea.
Fears that an interest rate hike in the United States is imminent drove Asian stock markets outside Shanghai lower on Monday.
Issuers who aren't from China or Hong Kong account for about 70 percent of offshore yuan bonds and certificate of deposits in the primary market so far this year, Thomson Reuters data shows. Other foreign entities tapping the fledgling dim sum market in the past two months are Australia's Westpac Banking Corp, France's Air Liquide Finance, Germany's KfW...
Asian stocks kicked off the week on a positive note, as an interest rate cut in China on Saturday offset a weaker finish on Wall Street last week.
Asian indices mostly advanced on Tuesday to hit new highs, but trading remained cautious ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony.
The world's biggest miner is expected to report a 34 percent slide in half-year underlying attributable profit to $5.1 billion, but within that, Deutsche Bank sees earnings from aluminium nearly tripling while manganese earnings are seen improving by around 45 percent. "These divisions will get a bit more attention than usual given their importance in...
Asian markets traded broadly higher amid choppy trade Monday, with Japanese shares charging up to a 8-year high.
Asian stocks traded mixed on Tuesday, amid tensions between Greece and its euro zone creditors, and more weak Chinese data.