EghtesadOnline: Equities in Asia stalled as the global rally that pushed stocks to record highs prompted some investors to caution that gains had gone too far. The dollar fell against major peers as Treasury yields declined.
EghtesadOnline: Asian equities were mixed, the yen and gold extended gains, and Treasuries rallied as traders digested reports of North Korean plans for a ballistic missile launch on the heels of Sunday’s nuclear test.
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: 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: Asian equities excluding Japan slid the most in eight months on Friday as the rhetoric between U.S. and North Korean leaders intensified.
EghtesadOnline: Asian equities were mixed, with solid gains in Australia and New Zealand offset by China, where markets weakened despite data showing resilience in retail sales and industrial output. The dollar held declines and Treasuries edged higher ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy decision.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks were mostly lower after a five-day rally as the Bank of Japan cut its inflation forecast while keeping stimulus unchanged, and investors assessed a plan to overhaul U.S. taxes.
EghtesadOnline: Asian equities fell, with Australian shares slumping as a selloff in iron ore pulled down commodity producers. Japanese stocks benefited from a weaker yen while gold fell for a third day.
EghtesadOnline: Asian equities rose and the dollar weakened as a positive U.S. jobs report helped investors position for a week of central bank policy decisions from Japan to the U.S. Oil slid for a sixth straight day.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks followed advances in U.S. and European equities as the prospects of faster U.S. economic growth propelled markets toward the close of a turmoil-filled year. Oil extended its advance and the yen climbed.