Friday, September 11, 2015
Global stock markets fell Thursday after a strong U.S. job ads report boosted the case for the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise its interest rates next week for the first time in years.
The yen picked up in Asian currency trading Thursday as traders moved into safer assets after regional equity markets retreated and investors look to next week's U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting.
The oil market rose Thursday, pulling back from heavy losses, as dealers awaited U.S. crude stockpiles data.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.228 to close at NT$32.775 as the local equity market staged a strong rebound, which boosted demand for the local currency throughout the session, dealers said.
Japanese stocks posted their biggest gain in nearly seven years Wednesday, leading other world indexes higher, as Asian officials sought to counter pessimism about prospects for markets and economic growth.
Oil edged lower Wednesday in muted deals as dealers digested poor mainland Chinese trade data and looked ahead to the weekly U.S. stockpiles report, analysts said.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.068 to close at NT$33.003 as Taiwan's central bank continued buying into the greenback to vault the currency back into positive territory by the end of the session, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan moved in consolidated mode on reduced turnover Tuesday as turnover continued to fall amid lingering concerns over a possible interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve, which is likely to create more turmoil and affect local share prices, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar broadly rose after a volatile day of trading in Asia Tuesday as greenback-buying sentiment remained strong ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting this month when policymakers could raise interest rates.
Oil prices were mixed in Asia Tuesday after the latest mainland Chinese trade data showed lackluster demand in the world's top energy consumer, analysts said.