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Asian markets drop as traders await Powell speech

With few fresh catalysts, dealers and investors have taken a step back after recent gains.

Asian markets sink as traders consider Fed rate cut

Oil prices extended last week's gains after Iran seized a British tanker in the Gulf, fuelling fresh concerns about supplies and a possible conflict in the tinderbox Middle East.

Asian markets slip as uncertainty stalks trading floors

The losses in Asia followed a negative lead from Wall Street, where big-name firms sank on weak corporate reports.

Asia stocks mixed as China growth data awaits

Chinese growth is expected to moderate to 6.2% in the first quarter, which could increase the urgency for policymakers to step up fiscal and monetary support.

Asia stocks drop as focus turns to Fed testimony

Stocks in Asia retreat as investors turn their attention to upcoming testimony from the Federal Reserve chairman after a strong jobs report casts doubt on the pace of rate cuts.

Budweiser, Stella Artois maker eyes US$10 bil Hong Kong IPO

The listing of Budweiser Brewing Company APAC will be considered a coup for Hong Kong as it battles to win over big-name firms.

Loans that can help save the world finally gain ground in...

Asia-Pacific companies rides a global groundswell in demand for environmental, social and governance (ESG) loans and other feel-good investments.

Rich Asia investors face rising risk in leveraged bond funds

Wealthy investors in Asia are borrowing money to purchase funds that could load up on lower-rated bonds to prepare themselves if the market turns.

The risk of fallen angels in Asia’s bond market is rising

US-China trade war and fears of a slowdown are raising concerns that weaker companies could falter.

Asian markets’ losses build on fears over brewing trade war

Investors are left guessing about how the trade crisis will play out, though others say Trump is playing tough as a negotiating tactic.

Archived: HSBC denies it plans to exit some Asian markets

We continue to invest and grow in Asia as evidenced by our strong financial performance in 2011, said the banking giant.

Asian shares start on a low after Japan downgrade

HONG KONG: Tokyo led Asian markets lower in early trade today after Standard & Poor's cut Japan's credit rating over concerns about its huge...

Asian markets mixed as China rebounds from slump

HONG KONG: Asian markets were mixed today, with Shanghai rebounding from the previous day's losses but concerns persist that China will announce more policy...

Archived: China bank measures dent markets, but Nikkei rises

HONG KONG: Asian stocks got off to a mixed start today, with Hong Kong and Shanghai deflated by China's hiking of its reserve requirement...

Asia markets rise on eurozone relief

HONG KONG: Asian stock markets pushed higher today with Tokyo hitting eight-month highs, amid relief at a respite in Europe's debt crisis and signs...

Asian shares slip on US jobs data, eurozone fears

HONG KONG: Asian share markets fell today as investors digested disappointing US jobs data and European debt woes resurfaced amid concerns Portugal might need...

Asian shares edge lower as new year rally pauses

HONG KONG: Asian stock markets were unable to extend their new year rally today as investors took a breather and cashed in recent gains,...

Asian shares rise on outlook for global economy

HONG KONG: Asian markets extended their New Year gains today as dealers welcomed further data pointing to a recovery in the United States as...

Archived: Asian markets rise on first trading day of 2011

HONG KONG: Asian stocks made a strong 2011 start today as traders looked forward to a healthy year ahead, although several major markets were...

Asian shares mixed after China rate hike

TOKYO: Asian shares were mixed in thin holiday-season trading today, with major markets shrugging off fears that China's Christmas Day interest rate hike could...