EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks fell as investors turned to haven assets after North Korea’s dictatorship tested a nuclear bomb on Sunday, sending the yen, gold and Treasury futures higher.
EghtesadOnline: Most Asian stocks advanced after President Donald Trump’s measured response to North Korean missile launches and comments from Kim Jong Un suggested geopolitical tensions will ease off. The yen fell for a second day.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks fell and the yen gained after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan, promising to fan simmering tensions with the U.S. Gold extended a rally above $1,300 an ounce and oil rebounded as investors weighed the damage from Tropical Storm Harvey.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks fluctuated and U.S. equity futures fell as investors weighed the damage from Tropical Storm Harvey on U.S. oil refining centers. The greenback maintained losses after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen failed to provide clues on monetary-policy tightening.
EghtesadOnline: Donald Trump grabbed investors’ attention in an otherwise listless Asian trading session, with the yen rising and S&P 500 Index futures slipping with the Mexican peso as the U.S. president said he may end the North American Free-Trade Agreement.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks eked out modest gains in thin trading as the yen snapped four days of gains and investors reassessed positions ahead of a meeting of central bankers. Bridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio said he was reducing risk.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks were mixed as investors monitored war drills scheduled for the Korean peninsula and prepared for a key meeting of global central bankers.
EghtesadOnline: The dollar hoarded hefty gains on Wednesday after strong U.S. retail data put a Federal Reserve rate hike back on the agenda, while Asia stocks inched ahead as tensions in the Korean peninsula simmered down a little.
EghtesadOnline: Asian equities were mixed on Wednesday after an uninspiring U.S. session that saw the dollar grind higher, with attention turning away from geopolitics and back to economic data.
EghtesadOnline: Worry emanating from an escalation of tensions between the U.S. and North Korea showed signs of easing Monday as shares in Asia outside Japan climbed together with U.S. equity-index futures.