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A choppy week ahead, with Trump at the UN, Theresa May at Tory Party Conference and the FED delivering a rate hike and projections.
Asian stocks markets on Friday register strong gains for the day and week, with the Shanghai Composite notching its best weekly run in more than two years, extending on a rally seen overnight in Europe and the U.S.
Inflation numbers out of Japan this morning were a reminder of how far off the BoJ is from making a move, focus shifting to the EU and the Oval Office.
SINGAPORE (AP) — European markets climbed Thursday following a mixed day in Asia, buoyed by hopes the U.S. and China will proceed with talks to tackle their escalating trade dispute.
Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday as investors set aside trade concerns, for now, to focus on tech-share and financial-stock moves.
A bounce in world stocks in relief that the fresh U.S. and Chinese tariffs on reciprocal imports were less harsh than feared continued on Thursday, although investors remained wary about the next steps in the US-Sino trade war. An MSCI index tracking shares in 47 countries rose 0.2 percent, supported by gains in Europe and Asia, but Chinese equities dipped after a rally on bets of government stimulus to limit the economic damage of new trade barriers. Markets were also watching a European Union summit where Prime Minister Theresa May appealed to fellow EU leaders on Wednesday to drop Brexit demands that she said could rip Britain apart.
In the Asian markets, it seems that the recovery rally has exhausted. After two days of growth, Asian markets mixed, returning to the levels of the end of last week. Global stocks mostly higher.
Asian stocks followed global indexes higher on Thursday, as investors took a less bearish view on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on markets, a sharp contrast to dim expectations economists had on U.S. growth amid the worsening tensions. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan took its lead from gains on Wall Street overnight, rising 0.2 percent. Japan's Nikkei stock index was flat, with a recent rally appearing to lose steam as it entered its fifth day.
Impressive 2nd GDP numbers drive the Kiwi, with Brexit and retail sales numbers putting the Pound in the spotlight.
Asian equities were broadly higher on Thursday after a shaky session on Wall Street that saw the S&P 500 gain just 0.1 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite slip by as much. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index of large mainland Chinese companies was up 1 per cent, but that bullish mood had not quite reached mainland stock markets in early trading, as the CSI 300 index of major Shanghai and Shenzhen-listed stocks rose just 0.3 per cent.
Asian stocks rose Wednesday, as Japan’s leading index got a boost from added gains for dollar-yen and bond yields, and as Chinese stock markets largely shrugged off new tariffs.
The yield on the US 10-year Treasury — which rose back above 3 per cent at the end of last week — hit its highest level in more than four months while that on the 10-year German Bund touched 0.5 per cent for the first time since mid-June. “With next week’s rate hike having been close to fully priced for some time already, this repricing has been concentrated in the December, March and June meetings — particularly the June meeting, which moved from being just 42 per cent to 63 per cent priced. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 rose to within a whisker of the record closing high of 2,914.04 set at the end of August, while the FTSE Emerging Market equity index gained a further 1.2 per cent, with China’s CSI 300 index rising sharply for a second day.
Many of these rising companies are cash rich and maintaining top positions in their respective industries is more important to them, HKEX's Charles Li told CNBC.
There was a contradiction when Australia's stock market was making new 10-year highs but the currency was posting significant lows. A big question has now been answered, Daryl Guppy writes.
There was a contradiction when Australia's stock market was making new 10-year highs but the currency was posting significant lows, Daryl Guppy writes. It has become clear the Australian dollar was the dominant force in the pair. As much as Australians like to think that U.S. President Donald Trump's trade battles have no impact on their country, the reality is very different.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
China-focused stocks posted a turnround in morning trade on Wednesday as global equities broadly gained despite lingering concerns over the US-China trade dispute. The CSI 300 index of major Shanghai ...
It’s been a bullish start to the day, in spite of rising trade war tension, the Aussie Dollar leading the way, focus now shifting to UK inflation.
Equities were mostly higher in early Asia-Pacific trading on Wednesday with Japanese stocks rallying after a strong lead from Wall Street overnight. Tokyo’s Topix index, also buoyed by a weaker yen, was ...
Beijing retaliated by slapping duties on approximately $60 billion of U.S. goods after the Washington imposed tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports.
Although the news was well anticipated, markets were lower Monday night after President Trump initiated a 10% tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods. This was confirmation that the trade wars have moved from a battle of words to actual action. Asian markets have been struggling for months with the issue of tariffs.
Asian stock markets largely gain Tuesday, as investors generally shrugged off the latest round of U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods set to go into effect next week.
Sep.20 -- Liu Yang, chairperson, chief investment officer and fund manager at Atlantis Investment Management, discusses the current state of markets and where she thinks they are heading. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: China Open."
Live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Keith Bliss of DriveWealth joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith and Dion Rabouin to discuss the latest moves.