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.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday, with Shanghai and Hong Kong ending rollercoaster sessions flat as investors weighed news China's central bank is devaluing its currency while other regional markets fell.
Oil prices fell in Asia Tuesday as dealers focused on an upcoming U.S. energy report for clues about production and demand in the world's top crude consumer amid abundant global supplies.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Asian shares mainly rose on Monday, led by a surge in mainland China as hopes for more market intervention and state-backed mergers overshadowed fresh weak economic data from the world's number two economy.
Oil prices fell in Asian trade on Monday, extending weeks of losses after a U.S. report stoked expectations of a global glut.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Asian stocks were mixed on Friday as investors awaited the release of US jobs data, while the Bank of Japan held fire on a fresh round of stimulus.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Asian stocks ended mixed Thursday, with most markets taking a hit after patchy U.S. economic data fed economic uncertainty while Tokyo got a boost from a weaker yen.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Asia-Pacific countries negotiating a vast free-trade pact are "nearing completion" of a landmark agreement, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday, days after delegates failed to seal the deal in Hawaii.
Asian stocks were mixed in afternoon trading, as China announced new rules restricting short selling after a recent market rout and Australia held interest rates at rock-bottom levels.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Asian markets fell Monday as China shares were dragged down by poor manufacturing figures and investors followed a drop on Wall Street.