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Asian markets


European shares edge up ahead of ECB meeting

April 14, 2022 2:40 pm

Ahead of the ECB's decision, due at 1145 GMT, the broader Euro STOXX 600 gained 0.1%, with French shares adding 0.4% and German stocks up up 0.2%.

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower after Fed rates signal

January 06, 2022 10:25 am

Notes released Thursday from the Fed meeting last month showed policymakers believe the U.S. job market is nearly healthy enough that ultra-low interest rates are no longer needed. Traders took that as a sign the Fed might be more aggressive about rolling back stimulus that is boosting stock prices.

Asian shares stumble as US yields, dollar hold firm

September 29, 2021 10:48 am

Overnight, all three major US stock indexes slid nearly 2% or more, with interest rate sensitive tech and tech-adjacent stocks worst hit by the surging yields.

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on Fed hints at rate hikes

June 17, 2021 10:31 am

The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo lost 1.1% to 28,965.07 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng was off less than 0.1% at 28,434.62. The Shanghai Composite Index was up 0.2% at mid-morning at 3,525.67.

Asian stocks mixed in muted trading, echoing Wall Street close

May 24, 2021 10:58 am

Japan's benchmark Nikkei added 0.2% in morning trading to 28,381.13. South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.3% to 3,147.23, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 inched up less than 0.1% to 7,031.50. Hong Kong's Hang Seng slipped 0.9% to 28,217.82, while the Shanghai Composite lost 0.4% to 3,473.43.

Asia shares alarmed by US inflation scare, count on calm Fed

May 13, 2021 11:46 am

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.9%, though trade was thinned by holidays in a number of countries.

Asian stock markets advance after new Wall Street high

April 14, 2021 11:43 am

On Wall Street, the S&P 500 rose to 4,141.59. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2% to 33,677.27. The Nasdaq, which has more technology stocks, gained 1.1% to 13,996.10.

Global stocks rise after Fed tames inflation fears, projects US GDP surge

March 18, 2021 10:33 am

Global market today: MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.99%, while stocks in China rose 0.46%. Australia's market bucked the trend and fell 0.3%.

Global shares hit new peak, oil up on Middle East tensions

February 15, 2021 2:51 pm

World market: With China and Hong Kong markets closed for the Lunar New Year holiday, Japan's Nikkei led the way, climbing 1.9% to reclaim the 30,000-point level for the first time in more than three decades.

Asia stocks hold at highs, sustained by bottomless stimulus

February 11, 2021 11:33 am

Asian markets today: MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.1%, having already climbed for four sessions to be up over 10% so far this year. Japan's Nikkei was shut after ending at a 30-year peak on Wednesday, while Australia's main index held near an 11-month top.