Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The global personal computer market is likely to see its recovery continue into the second half of 2014 on the back of better corporate demand and a reduced impact from tablet sales, according to an analysis by brokerage firm Morgan Stanley.
Global stocks rose sharply Monday as subdued Chinese inflation, a rebound by Japanese markets and the latest easing of tensions over Ukraine helped offset unease about Iraq.
The dollar rallied against the yen and euro on Monday after the unit plunged in the wake of last week's announcement that Washington had authorized air strikes in Iraq.
Oil prices rose in Asia Monday as dealers monitor sustained U.S. air strikes on extremist militants in Iraq who are threatening the crude-rich Kurdish region, analysts said.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
A plunge in share prices in Taiwan has dragged down market capitalization of the local main board by 1.96 percent in one week, according to statistics released by the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
World stocks sank Friday as jitters over the crises in Iraq and Ukraine escalated, but Chinese stocks rose after surprisingly strong growth in exports.
The yen soared in Asia on Friday as U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement that he had authorized U.S. air strikes on Iraq pushed traders into the Japanese currency.
Oil prices rose in Asia Friday after U.S. President Barack Obama said he had authorised air strikes against Sunni extremist militants in key crude producer Iraq.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Global stocks were mostly lower Thursday as markets waited for central bank meetings in Europe and Japan while remaining on edge about tensions between Ukraine and Russia.
The euro edged up in Asia on Thursday ahead of a slate of central bank meetings as investors focus on whether European policymakers will hint at further monetary easing.