|Day's range||26,146.39 - 26,397.39|
|52-week range||24,540.63 - 33,484.08|
A quiet day on the data front could see the Pound and the EUR under pressure, with Brexit and the Italian coalition government in action.
Monday 15.30 GMT Geopolitical tension kept investors in cautious mood, with US technology stocks once again coming under pressure, led by renewed weakness for Apple. The company’s shares were down more ...
Competition between the U.S. and China over the Pacific was thrown into the spotlight at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guinea.
Friday 21.00 GMT Sterling recovered some ground against the dollar and European stock indices stabilised at the end of a week dominated by the twists and turns of the Brexit drama . The pound’s rally came ...
Asia-Pacific equities dipped on Friday as optimism over negotiations between the US and China on trade that helped drive Wall Street higher failed to light up stocks in the region. US stocks had a weak ...
There are drawdowns, and then there are Hong Kong drawdowns. A few months ago we noted an unusual pattern in stocks listed on the region's Hang Seng index — when they fall, they tend to fall a lot. The first to be taken ill was Beijing Blue Sky Gas Holdings, which started the day at $751m but right from the off looked sick.
Tencent’s stock jumped Thursday, after the Chinese tech giant reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng led stock market gains in Asia, rising 1.7%. The U.S. dollar slipped slightly against the Chinese yuan, falling 0.2% to 6.9292.
Equities benchmarks were broadly lower on Thursday following the sixth straight drop on Wall Street for the S&P 500, which closed out the Wednesday session 0.8 per cent lower. Tokyo’s Topix fell 0.6 per ...
The Aussie Dollar rallies early on better than expected employment numbers, with UK and Retail sales, Brexit and Italy to keep an eye on.
British Prime Minister Theresa May managed to persuade her cabinet to back her draft Brexit agreement, but markets are still watching to see if the deal will win parliament's approval.
Wall Street found some support from gains in the energy sector, as oil prices recouped some of the previous day’s steep losses. Apple came under renewed pressure from persistent concern that demand for iPhones might have peaked.
of her premiership on Wednesday as she challenges her divided cabinet to back a draft Brexit treaty and attempts to face down Conservative Eurosceptics. Mrs May now has to sell it to her cabinet and parliament.
Oil prices were more stable on Wednesday in Asia but the previous session’s sharp fall on demand concerns weighed on energy stocks in the region while the pound climbed ahead of a cabinet meeting to agree the draft Brexit treaty. Falls for energy stocks were a uniting factor for Asia-Pacific equities on Wednesday following sharp 7 per cent falls for oil overnight, with Brent crude down just 0.1 per cent on the day at $65.39 a barrel. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index dipped 0.5 per cent, pulled lower by a 3.1 per cent fall for energy stocks as Chinese oil producers CNOOC and PetroChina were among the day’s worst performers, falling 4.5 per cent and 3.2 per cent respectively.
The mainland China markets, which have been closely watched by investors because of the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, saw losses on the day with the Shanghai composite shedding 0.85 percent while the Shenzhen composite declined by 0.401 percent.
US equities markets rebound in the early pre-market session, The European market was able to move higher in early Tuesday trading although markets were mixed.
Monday 21.00 GMT US stocks had their worst day since late October as Apple came under pressure from weak outlooks from two of its suppliers — fuelling fresh worries about iPhone demand — and Goldman Sachs ...
Asia-Pacific stocks struggled for direction on Monday while the pound dipped on the latest Brexit concerns. Japan’s Topix was flat as the technology sector mirrored falls on Wall Street on Friday. Technology ...
The oil market looked set to swing into oversupply in 2019 as global crude output grows faster than demand, according to some OPEC members and other producers.
China-focused equities hit choppy waters on Friday after the US Federal Reserve held rates but delivered a bullish assessment that Wall Street analysts said leaves the central bank on track for further ...
The mainland China markets closed lower on the day despite the country's inflation data coming in line with expectations.
left interest rates unchanged but did little to challenge the view that it would pull the trigger again next month. “The midterm election outcome is not likely to have changed the Fed’s outlook, nor has it changed our Fed view,” said Philip Marey, senior US strategist at Rabobank.
The markets are on the move, with China’s trade data impressing ahead of the FED’s policy decision and rate statement that could be a December green light.
The mainland Chinese markets ended the trading day lower after earlier seeing gains, despite stocks in Japan, South Korea and Australia rising on the day.
Equities benchmarks diverged in early trading on Wednesday in Asia as early results began coming in from the US midterm elections. In Tokyo the Topix rose 0.6 as nearly every segment gained. Telecoms stocks ...