Thursday, July 2, 2015
Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday as investors shrugged off Greece's default, with Tokyo lifted by an upbeat survey on business confidence, but Shanghai's volatile run continued, plunging more than five percent.
The euro held steady in Asia on Wednesday as traders shrugged off the widely expected default by Greece, with focus now turning to the weekend's referendum, which could determine the country's eurozone future.
Oil prices eased in Asian trading on Wednesday after Greece missed a 1.5-billion-euro (US$1.7-billion) payment to the International Monetary Fund.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Asian markets rebounded Tuesday after the previous day's rout fuelled by concerns about Greece's future in the eurozone while Shanghai surged at the end of a volatile day that saw wild swings.
The euro eased in Asian trade on Tuesday, hours before a debt repayment deadline that Greece is expected to miss, putting it in default and fanning fears it will crash out of the eurozone.
Oil prices dropped Monday, joining other global markets in retreat on the looming threat of a Greek debt default.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Envoys of governments that plan to join a mainland China-led Asian bank endorsed a structure Monday that gives Beijing the biggest voting stake at the start but no veto power.
European stocks dropped on Monday as investors feared Greece could be heading for a eurozone exit, while fallout from the Tunisia attacks hit the travel sector.
Oil prices dropped on Monday, tracking a sell-off in global equity markets and the euro caused by fears of a Greek debt default, analysts said.
The European single currency briefly dropped below US$1.1 on Monday as investors grow concerned Greece is headed for a debt default and a possible eurozone exit.