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Infosys shares sink 14% after inflated revenue allegations

Indian tech firm is accused of concealing information from auditors.

HK stocks drop most in Asia after face mask ban

Property developers the biggest losers while Hang Seng Index slides 0.9%.

Profiting from trade war, China fund jumps 54% in first year

Xu Xiaoyong’s bet that domestic tech companies will see more demand from larger companies as a result of the trade war has led to huge returns for his fund.

Tokyo shares edge higher as dollar climbs

Nikkei 225 index adds 0.06%, or 13.03 points, to 22,001.32, while the broader Topix index rose 0.29%, or 4.71 points, to 1,614.58.

Saudi stocks tumble as tensions surge after Aramco drone attacks

Government funds may swoop in to limit the decline in Saudi stocks, says an analyst.

Politicking and the RM210 billion stock wipeout

Fund manager says less focus on power struggle and clearer economic plans will help, but an academic says fears of a recession are keeping the market down.

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.

Big is beautiful in Malaysian stocks as foreign funds return

While more than US$3 billion has left the nation since the election in May last year, overseas funds have been returning to buy a net of US$61.4 million Malaysian stocks in July.

S&P, Nasdaq end at records on strong earnings

The records reflect positive investor sentiment midway through an earnings season that is seen as generally topping forecasts.

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.

Wall Street gains on robust Coca-Cola, United Tech earnings

Coca-Cola shares rise by 4.9%, the most among stocks listed on the Dow Jones index.

Wall St notches all-time highs on lingering rate-cut optimism

All three major indexes post record closing highs as firm expectations for a Fed-approved interest-rate cut continue to propel shares.

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.

Should you reinvest your dividends?

Reinvesting sounds like a good idea but there are pros and cons to consider too.

End of the ‘sandwich generation’

Unlike our generation, our predecessors could afford to give to all and sundry, without jeopardising the roof over their heads, during the post-festive season.

US futures, Europe stocks gain before jobs data

US stock futures and European shares edge higher in a lacklustre session marked by thin trading volumes thanks to the American holiday.

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records ahead of July 4...

Wall Street stocks surge to records in a holiday-shortened session as a plethora of mixed US economic data appears to boost the odds of a Federal Reserve interest rate cut.

Asian stocks to slip while treasury rally resumes

Stocks in Asia look set for modest declines as haven assets from Treasuries to gold resume rallies amid doubts over the pace of Federal Reserve rate cuts and warnings about global growth.

Stocks mixed as investors mull trade, slowing data

Stocks open in mixed fashion as investors mull the latest headlines on trade and implications of a disappointing set of economic data.

S&P 500 ends up 17% in year’s first half, best since...

Wall Street stocks advance on Friday, concluding a banner first half of the year even as a prolonged US-China trade war led to losses on the week.

Stocks gain ahead of US-China talks

Stocks rise for a second day, notching the best month since January on optimism the US and China will make progress during trade talks this weekend.

Tokyo stocks open lower on worries over trade, Iran

Tokyo stocks open lower, weighed down by the US-China trade row ahead of this week's G20 summit and concerns over an escalation in US-Iran tensions.

China’s new trade war defense is a stock market for tech...

With the US ratcheting up pressure on China via trade tariffs and a crackdown on one of its biggest technology companies, China counters by encouraging more homegrown innovation.