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Asian shares waver with coronavirus, corporate earnings in focus

July 08, 2020 9:55 am

Chinese shares flickered between green and red. Australian shares were down 0.4% as were indexes for New Zealand and South Korea. Japan's Nikkei was off 0.1% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was slightly firmer.

Asian shares hit speed bump, China extends sharp rally

July 07, 2020 10:33 am

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was last down 0.25%, a seemingly inevitable correction after sharp gains of 7% in just five days that took it to a 4-1/2-month high.

Asia shares climb as China blue chips hit 5-year peak

July 06, 2020 10:53 am

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 1% to its highest since February.

Asian shares hit 4-month high as US, China recoveries gather pace

July 03, 2020 1:33 pm

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.66%, reaching the highest level since late February, while Japan's Nikkei rose 0.40%.

Asian stocks rise on vaccine hopes, eyes on US payrolls

July 02, 2020 10:11 am

MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside of Japan rose 0.9% with all major indexes trading higher on hopes of a vaccine for COVID-19, which has killed more than half a million people globally and shut down the world economy.

Asia stocks turn cautious on virus surge, geopolitics

June 17, 2020 12:32 pm

Chinese blue chips slipped 0.4% and E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 0.2%. EUROSTOXX 50 futures and FTSE futures both dithered either side of flat.

Asian shares, oil slump as coronavirus fears take hold

June 12, 2020 10:17 am

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slid 1.3%. Australian stocks dropped 1.74%, while shares in China fell 0.67%.

Asia stocks break winning streak, bonds rally on sober Fed

June 11, 2020 10:42 am

After a slow start, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 1.1%, potentially putting an end to a 10-session winning streak. Japan's Nikkei slid 2.1% as the yen firmed, though Chinese blue chips managed to hold steady.

Asian stock rally loses steam as markets wait for Fed

June 10, 2020 12:11 pm

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan, which has galloped 9% higher in June and is 35% above March lows, rose 0.5%. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.3%.

Asian stocks hug 3-month highs after surprise US jobs recovery, oil ticks up

June 08, 2020 12:48 pm

MSCI's broadest gauge of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.23%, extending gains to an eighth straight day. The index has surged 34% from 4-year lows struck in mid-March when the world was grappling with the pandemic.

GLOBAL MARKETS VIDEOS

China seems to be moving towards market linked pricing of the Yuan: Shaktikanta Das

January 07, 2016 10:27 am

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said the new normal in global economy is uncertainty. He said that China seems to be moving towards market linked pricing of the Yuan. He also stated that YMF has accepted Yuan as a reserved currency. China devalued the Yuan in a move that rippled through global markets. As policy makers stepped up efforts to support exporters and boost the role of market pricing in Asia’s largest economy.