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The weekend is over and Asian markets are open. China’s finance minister Lou Jiwei tried to stem concerns about the yuan depreciation, after some volatility last week, and downplay concerns about shadow banking, reports Bloomberg. Meanwhile, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan signaled that China could grow between 7-8% GDP growth […]
Asian stocks are higher on Friday, following on the gains in the U.S. stock market on Thursday. Asian markets are getting a bit of a bounce after the recent rout we’ve seen on the back of the Fed’s moves to taper its monthly asset purchase program. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng […]
Asian markets are down on Thursday. Japanese stocks are falling after the Nikkei ended up 1.9% on Wednesday. Chinese inflation cooled, with consumer prices up 2.5% on the year. Meanwhile, the Bank of Korea maintained its benchmark interest rate at 2.5%. Here’s a quick look at the markets: Japan’s Nikkei […]
Asian markets are mostly down after the FOMC released minutes of its October meeting. The minutes showed that the Fed is planning to taper its $US85 billion monthly asset purchase program “in coming months.” And that the FOMC sees “several significant risks,” to the economy in the future. Chinese stocks […]
Asian markets are modestly lower on Thursday, as markets gear up for the European Central Bank’s meeting. Here’s a quick round-up: China’s Shanghai Composite is down 0.3% Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is down 0.5% Japan’s Nikkei is down 0.2% Korea’s KOSPI is up 0.1% Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 is down 0.4% […]
Asian markets are mostly lower ahead of the HSBC Flash PMI number for China. Shanghai Composite futures are down. Meanwhile, after the rise in money market rates on Wednesday, Bloomberg cites a trader saying the People’s Bank of China would skip open market operations, raising questions about whether money market […]
Relief that the number wasn't worse than expected.
The Nikkei is up.
The Shanghai Composite falls further into bear market territory.
Asian stocks pare losses.
Other Asian markets are in the red.
Chinese stocks are modestly higher.
Asian markets are open, and they’re surging.
[credit provider=”Jakob E via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jakobesben/2431770167/”] Asian markets have opened modestly higher, after the S&P 500 ended its 8-day winning streak.The Nikkei is modestly higher. Remember it has been up after Shinzo Abe came to power on promises of more aggressive stimulus policies.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Markets are higher early in the Asian trading session.Japan’s Nikkei is 0.3%.
[credit provider=”stati.gram/makope0111″ url=”http://statigr.am/p/304954596023544573_27476737″] BANGKOK (AP) — Lack of progress in negotiations for a deal to avoid a U.S. budget crisis before a January deadline sent Asian stock markets lower on Wednesday.President Barack Obama and U.S. lawmakers have until Jan. 1 to reach a deal to trim the country’s unwieldy deficit. […]
[credit provider=”Atreyu142 via YouTube” url=”and%20lowered%20its%202012%20S&P%20500%20earnings%20estimates%20to%20$103.50,%20from%20$105″] Asian stocks are down for the fourth day.The Nikkei was in the green after the yen weakened on hopes of stimulus, but is seeing a sell-off now.
[credit provider=”A Hundred Books, a Thousand Miles” url=”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_5okHcusdUEY/Ra-GdNZqksI/AAAAAAAAAAc/ArVv5EjBwB0/s400/shanghai+043.jpg”] The weekend is over. And for China, a week long holiday is over. China’s Shanghai Composite is down 0.2% early in the trading session.Early reports show that this year’s Golden Week holiday was much bigger for tourism and sales than last year’s. […]
[credit provider=”flickr: fake punju” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nikkhil/2908216037/in/photostream/”] Markets in Asia have opened to modestly lower levels.But it’s quiet, and if things are a bit quiet all day, this might be why.
[credit provider=”Flickr/RaeleneG” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/raes_antics/5394247879/”] Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) — Asian stocks snapped a three-day advance, while metals and oil fell as concerns grew Europe will fail to contain its debt crisis and China’s economic slowdown is deepening.The MSCI Asia Pacific Index declined 0.6 per cent as of 11:08 a.m. in Tokyo. Standard […]
[credit provider=”nubakos via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_TXEEgNiWE”] Asian markets are trading modestly higher on expectations that the Fed will announce QE3, and on reports that Europe might take steps to stem the region’s sovereign debt crisis.Markets are also up after the Dow Jones index ended up.
[credit provider=”Adam Pretty/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/mai-nakagawa-of-japan-competes-in-the-womens-10m-platform-news-photo/107141609″] The Nikkei is looking at a fourth straight session of losses after poor earnings announcements from the U.S. and after the yen strengthened against the euro and the dollar.Asian markets are also taking a hit on concerns that Greece will need more debt restructuring which […]
[credit provider=”Feng Li/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/performer-plays-the-role-of-the-emperor-during-a-re-news-photo/96647767″] Update [10:48 pm ET] Australian and Korean stocks have made some gains and are now up 0.13 per cent and 0.33 per cent respectively.
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[credit provider=”Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images”] Asian markets have opened largely in positive territory, led by Japan’s Nikkei which is up roughly 0.5 per cent, or 42 points.The Australian S&P/ASX is also higher after the first few hours of trade, advancing some 0.4 per cent.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:SeesawCorp1057.jpg”] Japanese stocks are trading modestly lower ahead of the EU summit set to begin on Thursday and because of a stronger yen.Meanwhile, Australian stocks opened higher following the rally in U.S. markets.
[credit provider=”Jay Yarow/Business Insider”] BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Tuesday, a day after Spain formally requested help to rescue its ailing banks and investors lost hope that an upcoming summit of European leaders would yield meaningful results.Investors already worried about an economic slowdown in the U.S. and China […]
[credit provider=”AP”] UpdateAsian markets are selling off after Chinese flash PMI declined to 48.1, showing manufacturing weakened further in June.
[credit provider=”Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images” url=”http://www.marketwatch.com/story/japan-stocks-fall-as-stronger-yen-hits-exporters-2012-06-18″] Asian markets rallied after the weekend’s Greek elections, but the market respite is fading.With yields on Spanish 10-year bonds surging, Asian stock markets have started trading lower.
[credit provider=”Autoria propia/Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Skateboard_1613.jpg”] Vans, the shoe and clothing company marketed at the action sports crowd, has some really ambitious plans for growth.The brand recently announced in an investor meeting that it’s looking to add $1 billion in revenue by 2016. It currently rakes in about $1.2 billion annually.
[credit provider=”Nikkei” url=”http://e.nikkei.com/e/fr/marketlive.aspx”] Markets are tanking early in the Asian trading session.This follows a big sell-off in the U.S. on Thursday.
Markets are extending the rally we saw on Tuesday during the U.S. trading session. Countries around the world have been releasing their PMI numbers.
[credit provider=”AP”] BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Friday as strong U.S. company earnings failed to calm investor nerves in the face of economic reports that suggest the world’s No. 1 economy is struggling to maintain its recovery.Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index dropped 0.4 per cent to 9,548.14, a day […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Korean_dance-Grand_Drum_Ensemble-02.jpghttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Korean_dance-Samgomu_Ogomu-02.jpg”] Markets are booming early in the Asian trading session.Japan’s Nikkei is up 1.6%.
[credit provider=”Karlee Weinmann, Business Insider”] Retail sales in Japan jumped 3.5 per cent year-over-year. Economists were looking for a modest increase of 1.4 per cent.However, markets are lower following Wednesday’s U.S. market sell-off, which was triggered by disappointing durable goods orders.
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=china%20bond&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1331309930&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=edcf2d4b2de048fca59374255ffe1773&dbm=PY2009&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday amid concerns Chinese economic growth could slow more than expected this year.Trading volume was low because Japan’s markets were closed for a national holiday.
[credit provider=”Flickr/Sean Choe” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bogomo/5968607852/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Asia is extending the global market rally.Japan’s Nikkei is up 1.8%.
[credit provider=”AP”] BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Tuesday, shaking off a mixed day on Wall Street and slowing growth in China as investors looked ahead to meetings of the U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan.The yen’s continued retreat from record highs against the U.S. dollar boosted Japan’s […]
[credit provider=”KayVee.INC via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kayveeinc/4094923018/”] BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday after China’s trade figures underlined a slowdown in the world’s No. 2 economy.Benchmark oil remained above $106 per barrel while the dollar rose against the euro but fell against the yen.
[credit provider=”Feng Li/ Getty Images “] Asian stocks are surging after Japan’s economy shrank just 0.7 per cent year-over-year in the fourth quarter, beating expectations of a 2.3 per cent decline. Stocks were also boosted by an improvement in U.S. employment, and on reports that Greek bond swap participation was […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/secured_user/Download.aspx?st=dl&id=6b2232addde040c98f2b5910fd5bd505&isgb=false”] Asian markets are selling off sharply early in the trading session. Big Japanese exporters are leading the way down. Sony, Mazda, and Toyota are among stocks down by more than 2 per cent.Japan’s Nikkei is down 0.9%.
[credit provider=”Jamie McDonald / Getty Images” url=”https://secure.gettyimages.com/SubscriptionDownload/Download/134854347″] Markets in Asia are trading higher, extending market gains in the U.S.Japan’s Nikkei is up 0.8%.
[credit provider=”Peter Stanik / Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/peterstanik/421706631/”] Asian stocks are mostly higher early in the Asian trading session with some weakness in Hong Kong and China.Japan’s Nikkei is up 1.2%.
[credit provider=”mldk via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mldk/2086405849/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] China is planning to pass a rule that would require government officials to stick to purchasing locally made cars, according to the Wall Street Journal.The “Buy China” rule comes after slowed growth and greater competition in the market, which poses a problem for the local […]
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] There isn’t much news to report in Tuesday’s trading session. Some markets are up, and some are down.Japan’s Nikkei is down 0.7%.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons/RomainMilan” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mus%C3%A9e_Ningbo.jpg”] Wang Shu, a Chinese architect known for his ancient-meets-modern designs, is the latest winner of the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize, according to Architectural Record.He is the first Chinese recipient to receive the award–a bronze medal and $100,000.
[credit provider=”flickr: elmimmo” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/elmimmo/635611644/”] It’s not like this should be shocking news, it’s just totally awesome, and definitely not a story you get to read every day.Reuters reports that the Obama Administration has barred two Yakuza godfathers from trading in the U.S. That means that any U.S. held assets belonging […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Trading has opened in Asia, with most markets barely moved.Here’s what you need to know.
[credit provider=”Feng Li/ Getty Images “] The HSBC Flash China Manufacturing PMI came in at 49.7, up from 48.8 in January.A reading below 50 signals contraction.
[credit provider=”AP”] BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Tuesday even as European leaders appeared to have finally clinched a deal for a rescue package to prevent Greece from going belly up.Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was down 0.2 per cent at 9,464.19. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.5 per cent […]
[credit provider=”Jay Yarow/Business Insider”] BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday, following Europe and Wall Street down amid growing fears the latest deal to resolve Greece’s debts is faltering.Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index shed 0.2 per cent to 9,238.63 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was off 0.8 […]
[credit provider=”Jay Yarow/Business Insider”] Asian markets are up early in the Wednesday trading session. This comes after European leaders announced new delays in for Greek debt crisis talks. Yet somehow, U.S. markets staged a late rally to close flat for the day.Japan’s Nikkei is up 0.9%.
[credit provider=”Owen Benson on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/obenson/11984642/”] Stock markets across Asia are pulling back slightly early in the trading session.Japan’s Nikkei is down 0.2%.
[credit provider=”blentley” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/blentley/3097731514/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] There hasn’t been any major news since U.S. markets closed and Asian markets opened for trading.Japan’s Nikkei is down 0.1%.
[credit provider=”kevinpoh on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinpoh/3586343113/”] Asian markets are down slightly early in the trading session.Japan’s Nikkei is up 0.4%.
[credit provider=”Travis Okulski / Business Insider”] Asian markets are up slightly early in the trading session, chasing modest gains in the U.S. markets on Tuesday.Japan’s Nikkei is up 0.6%.