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Oil hits highest level in nearly two weeks on Asian equity recovery

Oil hits highest level in nearly two weeks on Asian equity recovery

Oil prices rose on Monday, buoyed by a recovery in Asian shares and by worries over tensions in the Middle East. feed: Tech Stories

February 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Asian shares extend bounce to fifth day, dollar sags to three-year low

Asian shares extend bounce to fifth day, dollar sags to three-year low

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose for a fifth straight day on Friday as investor confidence slowly returns after a sharp sell-off earlier in the month, but the dollar continued its descent, hitting a three-year low against a basket of major currencies. Reuters: Business News

February 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Asian stocks pull further off two-month lows as Wall St. bounces

Asian stocks pull further off two-month lows as Wall St. bounces

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks pulled further away from two-month lows on Tuesday, lifted by Wall Street’s extended rebound from last week’s steep fall, but investors remained cautious ahead of U.S. inflation data later in the week. Reuters: Business News

February 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Asian shares decline on softer Wall Street lead; dollar holds onto gains

Asian shares decline on softer Wall Street lead; dollar holds onto gains

Asian indexes traded moderately lower, tracking declines seen on Wall Street in the previous session. U.S. Top News and Analysis

January 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Asian shares dip as commodities ease, bitcoin licks wounds

Asian shares dip as commodities ease, bitcoin licks wounds

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks stepped back from a record high on Wednesday as the region’s resource shares were dented by falling oil and commodity prices while digital currencies tumbled on worries about tighter regulations. Reuters: Business News

January 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Asian shares near decade highs, copper rallies to fresh four-year peak

Asian shares near decade highs, copper rallies to fresh four-year peak

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares marched toward a decade high on Thursday, on track for their best annual performance since 2009 as investors bet on a bright outlook for the global economy with copper at a four-year peak. Reuters: Business News

December 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Asian stocks at three-week lows on oil drop; Fed eyed

Asian stocks at three-week lows on oil drop; Fed eyed

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stocks hit three-week lows on Tuesday as a rout in oil prices knocked energy company shares lower and many investors moved to the sidelines ahead of next week’s meeting where the Federal Reserve is expected to raise U.S. interest rates. Reuters: Business News

December 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Asian shares hang on to gains, commodities battered

Asian shares hang on to gains, commodities battered

Asian shares looked set to hold on to this week's gains, while the dollar took a breather on Friday after stepping back from seven-month highs as investors grappled with the prospects of higher U.S. borrowing costs and slower global economic growth. Commodity prices were pressured, with copper near 6-1/2-year lows and a major sea freight […]

November 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Asian shares at one-month low on Fed, global growth concerns

Asian shares at one-month low on Fed, global growth concerns

Asian shares slipped to one-month lows on Tuesday as the specter of higher borrowing costs in the United States and slower global economic growth prompted investors to trim their exposure to riskier assets. Focus now turns to consumer and wholesales price data from China later in the day. The OECD said in a report on […]

November 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Asian stocks advance on China rate cut, U.S. tech earnings

Asian stocks advance on China rate cut, U.S. tech earnings

Asian stocks on Monday were close to wiping out all their losses since China's shock currency devaluation in August, as global equities rallied after the Chinese central bank cut rates to shore up faltering growth in the world's second-largest economy. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.0 percent to a two-month high while South Korea's Kospi gained 0.4 […]

October 26, 2015 | By | Reply More