Friday, August 28, 2015
The yen faced selling pressure Thursday as investors' fears over mainland China's economy began to ease, and as equity markets rebounded following hints the U.S. Federal Reserve may not lift rates next month.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Shares fell Wednesday in Europe and Asian markets were mixed as an initial burst of euphoria over an interest rate cut by mainland China the day before succumbed to lingering worries over longer-term problems with its economy.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Asian markets were mixed after a seesaw session on Tuesday, with Tokyo diving and Shanghai extending its worst rout in almost 20 years, while other regional markets bounced into positive territory.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
SHANGHAI - Shanghai stocks tumbled on Tuesday, extending their steepest four-day rout in almost 20 years after worries about China's faltering economy sent world markets reeling, but other Asian stocks bounced back from heavy early losses.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Asian shares slumped on Thursday, led lower by Shanghai as concerns about the health of China's economy battered confidence and after unexpectedly bearish minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Asian shares fell on Tuesday, with Shanghai leading the declines as investors doubted Beijing's commitment to prop up shares while Bangkok slumped after a bomb attack in the Thai capital.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Salaries across Asia-Pacific are expected to increase by an average of 7.3 percent in 2015, with wages in the Philippines expected to rise by 6.5 percent, a recent labor market study showed.
Asian shares were mixed on Monday, with Tokyo helped by better than expected Japanese growth figures and Shanghai boosted by a government pledge to support China's volatile stock markets.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Asian currencies gained Thursday, recovering from the worst two-day rout in almost 20 years after mainland China reassured markets it would not engage in a currency war.