Europe's main stock markets pushed upward on Tuesday, mirroring gains elsewhere, but London was somewhat subdued after a long holiday weekend, dealers said.
Oil prices edged up in Asia on Tuesday, a day after retreating on a stronger U.S. dollar, but worries about a global supply glut are keeping gains in check ahead of a key producers' meeting next month.
Free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed, Germany's economy minister said Sunday, citing a lack of progress on any of the major sections of the long-running negotiations.
Stock markets across the world dipped Monday as investors tried to second-guess the U.S. Federal Reserve on the timing of its next interest rate hike.
Oil prices tumbled in Asia Monday on a strong dollar and after key OPEC producers downplayed the prospects of limiting output at a meeting next month.
Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech for cues on the timing of the next policy rate hike.
Oil prices fell Friday as OPEC's key producers cast doubt on the need to cut output, denting hopes of a deal to tackle a global supply glut.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has asked listed firms to disclose sensitive information earlier than was previously required to give investors quicker access to it and help them make more informed investment decisions.
The U.S. dollar dipped Friday as dealers focus on a speech by Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen later in the day they hope will supply fresh clues about the central bank's outlook for the U.S. economy and monetary policy plans.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.002 to close at NT$31.672 after moving in consolidation mode amid cautious sentiment ahead of a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen later in the day, dealers said.