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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tag: Asian stocks

Sinking Singapore stocks still seen as bright spot on dividends

Investors say Singapore is still a bright spot in a global equity market marred by trade tensions and slowing economic growth as dividends continue to be paid out.

Asia stocks climb but tensions linger

Concerns over a concurrent US-China trade war remain high, prompting a rush on safe-haven assets such as bonds, gold and the Japanese yen.

Asian markets tumble after disappointing US earnings

Strong American economic data, including Thursday's report showing an increase in durable goods sales in June, has investors fearing a less dovish Federal Reserve announcement.

Asian markets mostly up as dealers await Fed, sterling flat

Investors are still keeping an eye on the corporate reporting season, which has been broadly positive.

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 stocks hit by trade woes

Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo were all well down in the morning, while there were also losses in Singapore and Taipei.

Tokyo stocks open higher on Fed chief’s dovish signal

Tokyo stocks open higher, extending rallies on Wall Street after dovish testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that offered the prospect of looser monetary policy.

Asian stocks set for mixed trading ahead of Powell

Stocks in Asia look set to trade mixed after US equities made little headway and investors await clues on policy from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.

Most Asian markets in retreat as eyes turn to Federal Reserve

Most Asian markets extend losses as investors re-evaluated the Federal Reserve's interest rate options following last week's strong US jobs report.

Asia stocks set for muted start as jobs data loom

Asian stocks look set for a muted start to trading with no direction from their US counterparts thanks to the American holiday.

Asia investors dive into stocks pushing volumes toward record

The average daily trading volume on the MSCI Asia Pacific Index jumps to a potential record high despite worries on trade war uncertainty, global growth worries and slumping profit estimates.

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.

Asia markets fall as investors seek safe-haven assets

Asian markets largely tumble on Monday, tracking global losses as Wall Street clocked its worst month this year, with investors opting for safe-haven assets in the wake of intensifying trade tensions.

US futures, Europe stocks dip as Asia advances

European stocks and US equity futures turned lower on Wednesday as the global shares rebound struggled to maintain its momentum. Meanwhile, China led gains as speculation increased that Beijing will boost stimulus after data showed the economy lost steam.

Stocks drop as Trump-Kim summit ends, yen climbs

Equities are on the back foot across the region after disappointing Chinese manufacturing data underscores concerns about the global economic slowdown.

Stocks mixed on trade talk fatigue

Traders will now be on the lookout for any signs of progress on trade which are enough to build on equities.

Global stocks trade mixed, dollar pushes higher

Global trade remained in focus as the European Union vowed prompt retaliation if the US imposes tariffs on imported vehicles.

Asian stocks rise sharply in January on hopes over US-China talks

Hopes of a positive outcome from US-China talks buoy market performance in Asia.

World stock recovery loses steam as European auto sector takes beating

Asian stocks shone after a forecast-beating set of US company earnings improved the mood on world equity markets.

Asian stocks rally after Fed; dollar holds advance

Earnings and US monetary policy have become the main drivers of market sentiment this week.

Markets wrap: Asia stocks rebound as Italy woes abate; Yen gains

While the slump in Italian bonds that spilt over into global risk assets has abated, the prospect of snap Italian elections continues to loom.