|Day's range||22,176.86 - 22,360.65|
|52-week range||18,420.82 - 24,129.34|
Asia-Pacific stocks were broadly higher Thursday, with oil prices at 3½-year highs helping to boost sentiment for the region’s equities.
Most Asian and European shares rose and oil prices touched fresh multi-year highs on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks ...
It was risk on through the Asian session, with equity markets rallying, a jump in commodity prices supporting the Aussie Dollar that managed to shake off weak stats early on, with retail sales the next hurdle for the Pound this morning.
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares rose on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks for the moment.
Metals extended their stellar gains on Thursday, driving another rally in Bloomberg’s commodity index as investors continue to fret about how Russian sanctions will impact the market. U.S. 10-year Treasury yields climbed to 2.89 percent after leaping on Wednesday in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report, which showed a solid outlook for the economy despite trade concerns.
Asian stocks headed for a mixed start following a U.S. session dominated by the drop in Treasuries, as investors continue to assess the speed of monetary policy tightening. Oil surged.
The corresponding record spike in the VIX disappeared almost as fast. Volatility across the globe is already back to the levels seen before the blowout, even as stock gauges remain well below the records they posted just prior to the selloff. Here’s a look at how key the volatility measures in major equity markets have come down since the turbulence of Feb. 5 -- when the VIX index more than doubled in a day.
Global stock markets followed Wall Street higher Wednesday despite a Chinese tariff hike on U.S. sorghum in a swelling trade dispute with Washington. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.7 percent to 7,278.02 and France's CAC 40 added 0.5 percent to 5,379.95. On Tuesday, the DAX climbed 1.6 percent, the CAC 40 rose 0.8 percent and the FTSE 100 added 0.4 percent.
There were smiles from the African delegates gathered on April 10 for the Indonesia Africa Forum in Bali as Indonesian company executives signed a series of Africa-related business deals. The agreements ...
BoC to set the tone for the Loonie later today, with inflation figures out of the Eurozone and the UK to also give some guidance on where the respective central banks are heading in the coming months.
Japan’s Nikkei (^N225) rose 1.1% as the yen eased to session lows. Tech stocks led in the U.S. and that carried over to Asia after some weakness Tuesday following the U.S. ban on sales to Chinese telecom-equipment maker ZTE (0763.HK) . Taiwan’s Taiex (^TWII) , which lagged behind Tuesday, rebounded 0.7% as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (2330.TW) rose 1.3%.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after Beijing added to a swelling trade dispute with Washington by hiking tariffs on U.S. sorghum.
Asian markets have declined moderately although China’s growth numbers did match their expectations. US futures rise on strong earnings.
Mixed Global Markets, Improved Risk Appetite on April 17Economic calendar 8:30 AM EST: US building permits (March) 8:30 AM EST: US housing starts (March) 9:15 AM EST: FOMC member Williams speaks 9:15 AM EST: US industrial production (March) 10:00 AM EST: FOMC member Quarles speaks 11:00 AM EST: FOMC member Harker speaks 4:30 PM EST: US API weekly crude oil stock 5:40 PM EST: FOMC member Bostic speaks 7:50 PM EST: Japan’s adjusted trade balance 7:50 PM EST: Japan’s imports and exports
Asian stock markets struggled for direction Tuesday morning, though beaten-up equities in Hong Kong and China got a lift from news of better-than-expected economic growth in the mainland.
A dovish RBA and weak economic data out of China weighed through the Asian session, with the day ahead a busy one on the economic calendar, bringing the Pound, the EUR and the Dollar into focus.
Asian shares are flat to slightly higher amid persisting worries over trade tensions between China. Overnight, investors registered relief that air strikes on Syria were contained and unlikely to escalate. ...
U.S. stocks rallied for a second day amid better-than-expected earnings from industry heavyweights, adding to evidence that the strengthening economy is lifting corporate profits.
Asian stocks were set for a mixed start to Tuesday trading as investors assessed early indications from America’s corporate earnings season and traders awaited a slew of data on China’s economy. The dollar ...
According to a report from Markit Economics, Japan’s services PMI again declined in March as compared to February 2018. It stood at 50.9 in March as compared to 51.7 in February 2018. It was marginally lower than the market expectations of 51.2.
The broad markets have taken a wait and see approach as Wall Street readies to open. Early Futures calls for U.S Indexes indicate a higher open.
Low Global Market Risk Appetite, Geopolitical Concerns EscalateEconomic calendar 8:30 AM EST: US core retail sales (March) 8:30 AM EST: US NY Empire State Manufacturing Index (April) 10:00 AM EST: US business inventories (February) 12:00 PM EST: FOMC member Kaplan speaks 12:00 PM EST: FOMC member Kashkari speaks 1:15 PM EST: FOMC member Bostic speaks 10:00 PM EST: China’s fixed asset investment (March) 10:00 PM EST: China’s GDP (Q1) 10:00 PM EST: China’s industrial production (March) 10:00 PM EST: National Bureau of Statistics of China Press Conference
Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday, with Chinese benchmarks leading decliners. The air strikes on Syria appeared to be having scant impact on trading, and oil prices fell back. Eyes were on Chinese GDP data due on Tuesday.
It’s all eyes on the Dollar today with economic data out of the U.S and noise from the Oval Office continuing to keep the markets busy on what is a quiet day on the data front for Asia and Europe.