Markets drop as US jobs deal fresh blow to early rate cut hopes

Markets drop as US jobs deal fresh blow to early rate cut hopes

Asian markets stumbled out of the gates Monday, extending last week's grim start to the year, after a forecast-busting US jobs report further dampened hopes for an early interest rate cut.
Asian markets bounce with Wall St as US data fans rate-cut bets

Asian markets bounce with Wall St as US data fans rate-cut bets

Asian markets pressed ahead with their rally Friday as another round of US data further stoked expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates more than it has indicated next year.
Markets mixed as Fed minutes hint rates to stay higher for longer

Markets mixed as Fed minutes hint rates to stay higher for longer

Asian markets drifted Wednesday as traders tracked a tepid lead from Wall Street following meeting minutes showing Federal Reserve officials were inclined to keep interest rates elevated for "some time" in order to slay inflation.
Most Asian markets rise but wary eyes on Fed, Russia

Most Asian markets rise but wary eyes on Fed, Russia

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday after more than a week of losses but traders remained anxious about central banks' plans to continue hiking interest rates to fight stubborn inflation.
Asian markets surge on Fed rate hopes

Asian markets surge on Fed rate hopes

Asian markets rallied Friday on hopes the US Federal Reserve will decide against lifting interest rates this month as officials assess the impact of more than a year of tightening.
Asian markets track Wall St losses on rate, recession fears

Asian markets track Wall St losses on rate, recession fears

Asian markets fell Friday on lingering recession worries as data indicated the US economy was slowing down, while Federal Reserve officials pressed their case for further interest rate hikes to battle stubborn inflation.
Asian markets track Wall St higher, tech fuels Hong Kong rally

Asian markets track Wall St higher, tech fuels Hong Kong rally

Asian markets climbed Friday following a strong performance on Wall Street, with Hong Kong leading the way as forecast-beating earnings reports by tech titans Alibaba and Baidu sent their shares soaring.
Raising climate capital in emerging Asian markets

Raising climate capital in emerging Asian markets

New concepts offer a great opportunity to leapfrog the inefficient, sprawling, and polluting systems of the past.
Asian markets drop after rally as traders consider higher rates

Asian markets drop after rally as traders consider higher rates

Asian equities mostly fell Friday, pulling back from the previous day's rally as traders consider central bank plans to combat soaring inflation by ending the era of ultra-cheap cash, while also navigating a Covid-19 infection spike that threatens an already fragile economic recovery.
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.
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