The safe-haven yen was down, as risk assets staged a recovery and investors awaited a BOJ press conference by after it held policy steady.» Read More
MAULES CREEK, Australia, June 24- A farmer's habit of rising before dawn finds Cliff Wallace alone most mornings while a rag-tag army of anti-coal activists camped in tents and tee-pees on his land catch a few more hours sleep.
New Zealand's economy expanded at its fastest annual rate in over six years during the first quarter on a surge in construction.
The Australian dollar has stubbornly resisted broad expectations it would weaken, and now some bears are starting to step away from their calls.
With the won tipped to continue rising there’s more pain in store for South Korean exporters, analysts say.
Despite the turmoil, investors haven't wavered from the view that the business of Thailand isn't its politics, but martial law may change their minds.
The British pound slipped to a four-week low against the dollar on Wednesday morning after investors were left disappointed following the Bank of England's (BoE) inflation report.
The US Dollar, euro and British pound are all falling following a meeting of the European Central Bank.
National Australia Bank on Thursday highlighted rising pressure on margins as it posted an 8.5 percent rise in cash earnings.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Monday but trading volumes were thin with Japanese and South Korean markets shut for holidays.
Asian equities were mixed on Thursday in a quiet session with several markets shut for the 'May 1' public holiday.
Asian stocks rose on Wednesday as investors concentrated on central bank policy decisions in Japan and the U.S.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors digested data that showed a slight improvement in Chinese factory activity.
The European Central Bank's Mario Draghi made clear the euro's strength is a possible trigger to ease monetary policy.
Asian equities were mixed on Tuesday as investors were cautious about the prospect of further U.S. sanctions on Russia.
Asian stocks ended higher on Thursday, with mainland shares outperforming, as investors shrugged off disappointing Chinese trade figures.
Asian stocks kicked off the week lower after heavy losses on Wall Street at the end of last week.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Wednesday, rebounding after the previous day's losses, on hopes of fresh stimulus measures in Europe and China.
Asian equity markets sold off sharply across the board on Friday amid a flight-to-safety.
Ongoing worries over China's economy weighed Asian equity markets down on Wednesday, while overnight losses on Wall Street further ignited a flight-to-safety.
Majority of Asian shares reaped gains on Friday, despite trading volumes remaining thin ahead of the closely-watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.