EghtesadOnline: Asian shares reversed early gains on Tuesday as anxieties about the Sino-U.S. trade war recast their long shadow over investor sentiment, while several high-profile resignations from Britain’s government kept sterling on the defensive.
EghtesadOnline: Asian shares fell to a 2-1/2 week low on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump cranked up trade tensions by going ahead with tariffs on Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to immediately respond in kind.
EghtesadOnline: Global equity markets remained fragile on Wednesday, with U.S. stock futures falling, European gauges rising and Asian shares paring a gain as measures of volatility hovered at double their levels of two weeks ago. Treasury yields eased and crude slipped.
EghtesadOnline: The pound dropped as British Prime Minister Theresa May found herself under renewed pressure just as Brexit talks enter a crucial phase. European stocks fell, tracking many Asian shares, while the region’s bonds advanced.
EghtesadOnline: Asian shares held within striking distance of recent decade highs on Tuesday and major currencies kept to narrow ranges, while the New Zealand dollar fell after the country’s incoming Labour government laid out its left-leaning priorities.
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 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.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks advanced and futures pointed to higher starts to U.K. and U.S. equity trading as Treasuries steadied following a recent rally.
EghtesadOnline: Stocks in Asia edged higher as investors awaited a potential new catalyst for further moves -- the U.S. earnings season.