EghtesadOnline: Asian shares rose on Tuesday, thanks to strength in Europe and the United States as oil's longest stretch of daily price gains in over five years lifted energy shares, while markets in Seoul were briefly shaken by a missile launched by North Korea.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks were mostly higher as oil extended the longest winning streak of the year. The yen swung in the wake of a crushing defeat of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s party in Tokyo elections.
EghtesadOnline: A selloff in U.S. technology stocks spread to Asia, dragging down shares from Seoul to Hong Kong. The British pound held losses as investors assessed the risks from the U.K.’s political turmoil.
EghtesadOnline: The euro hit a six-month high against the dollar on Monday while Asian shares gained and U.S. stock futures briefly touched a record high, on investor relief after centrist Emmanuel Macron comfortably won the French presidential election.
EghtesadOnline: Japanese and South Korean shares fell while the won currency came under pressure on Friday, as rising tensions in the Korean peninsula dented confidence in the world's economy.
EghtesadOnline: Asian equities slipped as investors awaited more clues on U.S. interest rates and economic growth, ahead of a meeting between Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping. Stocks in Shanghai rallied and the yen strengthened.
EghtesadOnline: Asian shares started the week modestly higher on Monday after a bumper quarter as investors look to the shape of U.S. trade and economic policies and how they could affect global growth.
EghtesadOnline: Stocks in Asia rose as trading began in a busy week that includes a meeting between China President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump and culminates in the monthly U.S. jobs report.
EghtesadOnline: Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities held gains as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill and focused on an improving outlook for global growth.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday as investors took profits before a U.S. central bank policy meeting that could signal how much monetary tightening to expect during the remainder of the year, with an immediate rate hike fully priced in by markets.