Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Oil prices slid Tuesday to the lowest points for more than five and a half years, plagued once again by a global supply glut, demand fears and the soaring dollar.
The euro struggled in Asia on Tuesday after dropping to its lowest level in nearly nine years against the dollar, as traders fret about a possible Greek exit from the eurozone and falling oil prices.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
The outlook for global technology spending is uncertain after nearly flat growth in the past year, with turbulent economic conditions making a forecast difficult, an industry gathering was told Sunday.
Shanghai shares began the new year the same way they ended 2014, surging almost four percent Monday, while the euro touched an almost nine-year low against the dollar on expectations of fresh European Central Bank (ECB) stimulus.
The euro fell to a near nine-year low against the dollar in Asia Monday after the head of the European Central Bank (ECB) hinted that policymakers would unleash fresh easing measures to counter weakness in the eurozone.
Oil prices fell in Asia Monday as dealers await fresh leads from top crude consumer the United States, while analysts warned there are likely still further losses to come.
Monday, January 5, 2015
Seventy percent of the leaders of 30 major companies think the country's economy is moderately recovering, according to a Yomiuri Shimbun survey.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
World stock markets started 2015 on a positive note Friday as investors waited for cues from new economic data and central bank meetings in coming weeks.
Oil prices rose Friday in thin Asian trading during the first session of the New Year, as dealers welcomed a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. crude stockpiles, analysts said.
Friday, January 2, 2015
China's manufacturing growth dropped in December to its lowest level of 2014, an official survey showed Thursday, as the sector struggles with weak domestic demand.