Asian markets down as US data strengthen call for Fed action

Asian markets down as US data strengthen call for Fed action

Asian markets turned lower Wednesday as a recent rally ran out of steam and investors struggled to match a strong lead from Wall Street as inflation concerns continue to drag on sentiment, though the dollar extended a rally against the yen.
Most Asian markets rise after Wall St record, earnings in focus

Most Asian markets rise after Wall St record, earnings in focus

Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday following fresh records on Wall Street, with healthy corporate earnings overshadowing ongoing concerns about inflation, while progress in Washington on Joe Biden's big-spending economic plans also provided support.
Asia markets down on Delta variant gloom

Asia markets down on Delta variant gloom

Asian markets were broadly down Tuesday as investors weighed record gains on Wall Street against fears the resurgent Delta coronavirus variant may put the brakes on the global economic recovery.
AEON eyes exporting Vietnamese longan to Asian markets

AEON eyes exporting Vietnamese longan to Asian markets

Japanese-based retail giant AEON is planning to use its commercial network to export Vietnamese longan to neighbouring Asian nations, according to Yuichiro Shiotani, General Director of the AEON TOPVALU Vietnam Co. Ltd.
Asian markets lower on rate fears, G7 tech tax plan

Asian markets lower on rate fears, G7 tech tax plan

Asian markets were mostly lower Monday as comments by US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stoked concerns over a hike in interest rates while investors also mulled the impact of the G7 global tax plan on tech giants.
Asian markets mixed as rally fizzles, oil hit by Suez ship news

Asian markets mixed as rally fizzles, oil hit by Suez ship news

Asian markets were mixed Monday as traders struggled to maintain a morning rally following a record-breaking lead from Wall Street, while oil prices dropped on news of progress in shifting a cargo ship blocking the Suez Canal.
Asian markets edge higher but inflation, virus fears cast shadow

Asian markets edge higher but inflation, virus fears cast shadow

Asian markets rose Thursday but optimism over the pace of economic recovery continued to be offset by worries about rising infections across Europe and the continent's vaccine struggles, with inflation concerns casting an ever-present shadow.
Asian markets mixed after week-long rally, with eyes on US vote

Asian markets mixed after week-long rally, with eyes on US vote

Most Asian markets were mixed Friday after the week's strong gains but traders remained upbeat as the chances of Joe Biden winning the US election increased and after the Federal Reserve indicated it could provide further economic support.
Asian markets drop again as election jitters set in

Asian markets drop again as election jitters set in

Asian markets suffered further losses Friday as investors were spooked by soaring virus cases in Europe and the United States that have forced fresh lockdowns, while uncertainty ahead of next week's US election was also dampening sentiment.
Asian markets rally on Trump health, stimulus hope

Asian markets rally on Trump health, stimulus hope

Asian markets rallied Monday following reports suggesting Donald Trump's health is improving after he tested positive for the coronavirus last week, with traders also cheered by signs that US lawmakers were edging towards agreement on a new stimulus package.
Most Asian markets up with Fed rates seen low for longer

Most Asian markets up with Fed rates seen low for longer

Expectations US interest rates will stay ultra low for as long as needed to support the world's top economy helped lift Asian equities on Friday, though fresh virus spikes in Europe tempered gains.
Asian markets mostly rise as Fed meeting looms

Asian markets mostly rise as Fed meeting looms

Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday (Jun 18) but gains were limited, with investors treading uneasily as they await the conclusion of a crucial Federal Reserve meeting this week.
Asian markets tumble on trade tensions

Asian markets tumble on trade tensions

Asian stocks largely fell Tuesday (Jun 4), reversing early gains on a bargain-hunting push by investors, as global trade tensions continued to weigh on markets.
Asian markets mostly higher as Shanghai extends rally

Asian markets mostly higher as Shanghai extends rally

A Shanghai rally led gains across most Asian markets on Wednesday (Mar 6) as Chinese investors grow increasingly optimistic over trade talks with the US.
Asian markets turn lower as trade worries seep back

Asian markets turn lower as trade worries seep back

HONG KONG: Asian markets fell Tuesday as profit-takers stepped in following a recent run-up, while a report fuelled worries about the progress of China-US trade talks.
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