|Day's range||23,701.83 - 23,962.07|
|52-week range||18,224.68 - 23,962.07|
Pressure remains on the Dollar, with UK inflation figures in focus this morning, as the markets look for any signs of the BoE needing to rate hikes again this year.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investorsed look ahead to American corporate earnings.
Hong Kong’s stock benchmark declined on Monday and broke a 14-day winning streak, falling alongside Chinese equities after some downbeat domestic data.
The Dollar was on the back foot against the major currencies in the early part of the day, with the Yen, the EUR, the Aussie Dollar and the Kiwi Dollar making solid gains. Market optimism continues to support the equity market rally, with the Hang Seng moving towards its pre-Global Financial Crisis record high.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets edged higher on Monday after Wall Street's strong finish last week. The U.S. dollar weakened against most major currencies, including the Japanese yen.
Asian stocks looked set to build on a strong start to the year after economic reports and earnings in the U.S. spurred optimism for economic growth.
Masayoshi Son is planning to list the mobile phone unit of his SoftBank Group Corp. in Tokyo and overseas this year, according to the Nikkei newspaper.
LONDON (AP) — The euro surged to three-year highs against the dollar Friday amid hopes for a new coalition government in Germany and signs that the European Central Bank is preparing to rein in its stimulus sooner than many had been predicting. Stock markets were steady as traders paused for breath following more records on Wall Street.
Asian markets clung to slight gains, with most major indexes in the region tracking the strong lead from Wall Street.
HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stocks markets are higher after Wall Street's latest record close. Japan's Nikkei 225 recovered from early losses to gain 0.1 percent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng and the Shanghai Composite index also advanced.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks stabilized Thursday after a tumble the day before that was triggered by reports, later rejected, that China may slow its massive purchases of U.S. government bonds.
Stronger local currencies gave investors a reason to sell equities across parts of the Asia-Pacific on Thursday, amid recent record and multiyear highs.
TOKYO (AP) — Share prices were mostly lower in Europe and Asia on Wednesday as the afterglow from Wall Street's extended winning streak faded.
Focus will be on the Pound this morning ahead of a return to the Dollar, with FOMC member chatter and economic data to drive the currencies through the day.
A slide in Treasuries that led veteran bond investor Bill Gross to declare a bond bear market gripped debt traders around the world, while U.S. stock indexes added to all-time highs and Asian equities ...
TOKYO (AP) — Share prices were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday despite Wall Street's extended winning streak. Chinese shares were buoyed by surging oil prices.
There’s nothing on the economic front that can derail the rally today, but investors may decide to pare positions ahead of the start of earnings season, Friday’s U.S. consumer inflation report or just to book some profits.
Asian stocks continued their start-of-year rally Tuesday, though Japanese equities pared stronger gains after the Bank of Japan trimmed the size of its bond-repurchase offer in its latest market operation....