Thursday, October 2, 2014
Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street slid and Hong Kong braced for bigger pro-democracy protests.
The dollar broke the 110 yen barrier for the first time in more than six years on Wednesday, following a string of generally upbeat U.S. data and expectations of more Bank of Japan (BOJ) monetary easing.
Oil prices rebounded in Asia Wednesday following sharp falls the day before, with a decline in U.S. consumer confidence and tepid data from China dampening buying sentiment.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street declined.
The dollar dipped in Asian trade Tuesday after enjoying a recent rally, with investors awaiting the release of key U.S. data this week, while they are also keeping tabs on protests in Hong Kong that have shut parts of the city.
Oil prices turned higher in Asian trade Tuesday on expectations of upbeat economic data from the United States, the world's biggest economy, analysts said.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
China will begin direct trading between its yuan currency and the euro starting on Tuesday, the national foreign exchange market's operator said, as Beijing seeks to broaden the unit's global usage.
Asian stock markets were mixed Monday as pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and concern about China's economy offset good U.S. economic news.
Oil prices eased in Asia Monday as the U.S. dollar strengthened while dealers sat on the sidelines due to a dearth of trading cues, analysts said.
The dollar rose Monday after data showed the U.S. economy grew more than first thought in April-June, while it hit a six-month high against the Hong Kong dollar after weekend unrest in the southern Chinese city.