Market Report - Asia
Asia report: Stocks rise despite manufacturing disappointment
Most stock markets in Asia were in the green on Wednesday, even after Chinese factory activity data for November fell short of expectations.
Asia report: Stocks rebound as new Covid cases fall in China
Stock markets rebounded in the Asia-Pacific region on Tuesday, as health authorities in China reported a rise in vaccination rates among elderly, after fresh outbreaks of Covid-19 and the rare sight of civil unrest in mainland China spooked investors on Monday.
Asia report: Stocks fall amid China unrest, oil price drop
Stocks in Hong Kong led a negative day in Asia on Monday, as civil unrest in mainland China over Beijing’s controversial zero-Covid policy undermined sentiment.
Asia report: Most markets close lower, Tokyo inflation hastens
Most markets in Asia closed lower on Friday, as stocks struggled for direction on a globally-quiet day given Wall Street was closed for the Thanksgiving holiday overnight.
Asia report: Most markets rise on back of Fed minutes
Most stock markets in Asia finished in the green on Thursday, as investors digested signals from the US Federal Reserve that it could soon be slowing its pace of tightening.
Asia report: Stocks mixed as RBNZ delivers biggest-ever rate hike
Stock markets were mixed in the Asia-Pacific region on Wednesday, after New Zealand’s central bank delivered the biggest interest rate hike in its history.
Asia report: Stocks mixed as China concerns still weigh
Stocks were mixed by the close in Asia on Tuesday, with Hong Kong leading the losses as concerns over a new rise in Covid-19 infections in China dragged on sentiment.
Asia report: Stocks weaker amid fresh Covid fears in China
Stock markets were mostly lower across the Asia-Pacific region on Monday, as concerns over another re-emergence of Covid-19 in China weighed on sentiment.
Asia report: Stocks mixed as core inflation jumps in Japan
Stocks were mixed on the last trading day of the week in Asia, as fresh data showed core inflation reaching its highest level in 40 years in Japan.
Asia report: Stocks fall as Japan trade deficit tops forecasts
Stocks were mostly red in Asia on Thursday after Japan posted a bigger-than-expected trade deficit, with technology shares weaker in Hong Kong.
Asia report: Stocks weaker, house prices fall faster in China
Stock markets in Asia were mostly weaker at the end of trading on Wednesday, on the second day of the G20 meeting of 19 of the world’s biggest economies and the European Union in Indonesia.
Asia report: Stocks rise despite weaker data from China, Japan
Most stock markets in the Asia-Pacific region were in the green on Tuesday, as investors digested some weaker-than-expected economic data out of both China and Japan.
Asia report: Property stocks send Hang Seng soaring
Monday brought a mixed set of movements for Asia-Pacific bourses, with Hong Kong’s headline index leading the gains after it added almost 300 points.
Asia report: Stocks pop on easing of China quarantine rules
Stock markets in Asia joined the global surge on Friday, with Hong Kong’s main board jumping more than 7% after authorities in China cut down quarantine requirements for Covid-19.
Asia report: Hong Kong leads region lower ahead of US inflation data
Hong Kong led losses across Asia-Pacific stock markets on Thursday, as investors closed their wallets ahead of key inflation data out of the United States later in the global day.
Asia report: Stocks mostly lower as producer prices fall in China
Stocks in Asia were mostly weaker at the close on Wednesday, after producer prices in China fell and as investors watched the results roll in from the US midterm elections.
Asia report: Stocks mixed as traders look to US midterms
Traders in the Asia-Pacific region were left with a mixed slate of stocks by the end of trading on Tuesday, as investors held their collective breath ahead of the midterm elections in the United States.
Asia report: Stocks rise despite big miss for Chinese exports
Stocks were in positive territory in Asia on Monday, led once again by Hong Kong’s bourse, even as fresh trade data out of China came in well short of expectations.
Asia report: Hong Kong rally continues on China reopening chatter
Stock markets were mixed at the end of trading in Asia on Friday, with Hong Kong’s benchmark surging more than 5% on continued speculation of a post-Covid reopening in China.
Asia report: Markets down after Fed hike as China services disappoint
Stocks in Asia were weaker across the board on Thursday, after investors woke up to another 75-basis point rate hike from the US Federal Reserve, with more tightening on the horizon.