CANBERA (dpa-AFX) - Asian stocks hit 18-month highs on Thursday, although
Japanese markets remained under pressure owing to the yen's overnight strength.
Trading volumes remained rather thin in the wake of growing concerns over
Japanese stocks were trading slightly lower on Thursday. The Nikkei 225 declined 0.13 percent, or 22.7 points to 17,839.50, and the TOPIX fell 0.18 percent, or 2.6 points to 1,419.13.
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA: EWJ) rose 0.48 percent to...
CANBERA (dpa-AFX) - Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Friday amid
worries that U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's plans to cut taxes and spend on
infrastructure might stoke inflation. Meanwhile, stronger commodity prices
CANBERA (dpa-AFX) - Asian stocks turned in a mixed performance on Wednesday,
with stimulus hopes weakening the yen and triggering a broad rally in Japanese
markets, while Chinese shares succumbed to heavy selling pressure after sharp
gains in the...
CANBERA (dpa-AFX) - Most Asian stocks fell on Wednesday, with Hong Kong and
Japanese markets leading regional declines, as a slew of negative headlines
related to the Italian banking system and renewed fears about the uncertainty
VIENNA (dpa-AFX) - European stocks may open lower on Friday after U.S.
shares fell the most in three weeks overnight on the back of disappointing data
and weak corporate earnings.
Asian shares extended Thursday's losses even as Japanese...