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|52 Week Range||16,358.19 - 24,115.95|
Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday as hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine competed with concern about rising U.S. infections.
The Dow finished lower Wednesday, but the tech-heavy Nasdaq was vaulted to a fresh record close, giving the year’s second half a mixed start as investors focused on signs of economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis and a new Fed promise for clarity on the path of rates.
The latest boost to sentiment came from Chinese factory activity gathering steam in June, with the Caixin/Markit manufacturing PMI rising to 51.2.
Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday after Wall Street capped its best quarter since 1998, shrugging off continued signs of global economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.
All the major indexes closed higher as markets weighed increasing coronavirus cases against economic data from China showing factory activity rising to a three-month high.
Asian shares rose Tuesday, cheered by a rally on Wally Street reflecting some optimism over stronger than expected economic data, despite widening coronavirus outbreaks.
China said Monday it will impose visa restrictions on U.S. individuals with “egregious conduct” on Hong Kong-related issues, mirroring U.S. sanctions.
Shares fell Monday in Asia, tracking losses on Wall Street as rising virus cases cause some U.S. states to backtrack on pandemic reopenings.
The United States is imposing visa restrictions on Chinese Communist Party officials believed responsible for restricting freedoms in Hong Kong.
Credit Suisse’s investment committee says it’s no longer overweight on stocks, citing fading momentum, market resistance to economic surprises and a surge in coronavirus cases in key U.S. states and Latin America.
Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday after U.S. regulators removed some limits on banks’ ability to make investments.
All three major U.S. stock indexes closed higher Thursday, reversing early losses as investors parsed the latest figures on the job market.
Asian stocks slumped on Thursday while European equities and U.S. stock futures wobbled, as concerns over mounting coronavirus cases still cast a pall over markets.
Shares skidded in Asia on Thursday after a sharp retreat overnight on Wall Street as new coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to their highest level in two months, dimming investors’ hopes for a relatively quick economic turnaround.
A troubling rise in new coronavirus infections and a gloomy economic report from the International Monetary Fund rattled investors.
Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday with another mood boost from Wall Street, but fears persist over the surge in coronavirus cases in parts of the world.
Global stocks bounced back on Tuesday on signs of an improving economy, with worries about U.S.-China tensions quelled after President Donald Trump said an existing trade deal was still in place.
Asian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday, recovering from some early losses as regional markets tracked a late rally on Wall Street led by technology shares.
Asian markets were mixed in early trading Monday, after the World Health Organization reported a record single-day total of new coronavirus cases around the world.
Investors’ worst fear in recent weeks has been that new outbreaks of the virus would lead to the reimposition of economically disruptive stay-at-home orders and other restrictions.
Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street closed little-changed amid as optimism about a possible global economic recovery was tempered by concern over rising coronavirus infections.
The latest figures on initial applications for unemployment benefits added to doubts about how quickly the U.S. economy will recover from the coronavirus crisis.