|Day's range||21,062.31 - 21,279.02|
|52-week range||20,347.49 - 24,448.07|
Tokyo's Nikkei opened slightly higher on Tuesday, rebounding from sharp drops the previous day, with investors apparently relieved that Wall Street eked out gains afer a volatile session. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.06 percent or 13.49 points to 21,232.99 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.13 percent or 2.12 points at 1,587.69. Wall Street fell sharply early Monday as the postponement of Britain's Brexit vote added to fears about a slowdown in the US economy and an escalation in trade tensions with China.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks remained volatile Monday as the market took a dive in early trading only to erase those losses later and end slightly higher.
Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower on Monday, taking a negative lead from New York where unease over the US-China trade war prompted a fresh sell-off late last week. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost ...
Investing.com - Asian equities fell in morning trade on Monday, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 ddown more than 2.3% after data showed the country’s gross domestic product shrank more than expected in the third quarter.
A shift in sentiment towards FED monetary policy and trade war jitters pin back the Greenback as the markets prepare for the next Brexit saga.
Taiwan’s largest companies have spent the past two decades building factories ever deeper into China, particularly in the Yangtze River and Pearl River deltas. Perhaps more than any other economy, Taiwan has found itself trapped in the middle of the trade war between the world’s two superpowers. China and the US are Taiwan’s top two individual trading partners, and the Taiwanese economy is heavily reliant on global trade.
Wall Street capped a turbulent week of trading Friday with the biggest weekly loss since March as traders fret over rising trade tensions between Washington and Beijing and signals of slower economic growth.
Worries that the testy U.S.-China trade dispute and higher interest rates will slow the economy have made investors uneasy, leading to volatile swings in the market from one day to the next. On Monday, news that the U.S. and China had agreed to a 90-day truce in their escalating trade conflict drove stocks sharply higher, adding to strong gains the week before. The next day, as doubts mounted over the likelihood of a swift resolution to the trade dispute, stocks sank.
Shares rebounded in Europe and Asia on Friday as worries over U.S.-China trade friction were calmed by conciliatory comments from Beijing. Attention was turning toward upcoming U.S. jobs data. KEEPING ...
Oil prices continued to fall on Friday, as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) struggled to come up with an agreement on cutting oil production. West Texas Crude oil futures for January slumped 0.43% to $51.27 a barrel, while Brent crude futures, the benchmark for oil prices outside the U.S., rallied 0.17% to $60.16. The Thursday session of the OPEC meeting in Vienna ended without any decision on cutting oil supply, as Iran seeks an exemption from any cuts due to U.S. sanctions which have already weighed on its exports.
Tokyo stocks closed higher on Friday on a report that the US Federal Reserve could soon pause interest rate hikes, news that also boosted US markets. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index ended up 0.82 percent, ...
U.S. equity markets settled lower on Thursday, but well off their lows after news hit the market that the U.S. Federal Reserve could tighten monetary policy at a slower pace than previously expected.
Investing.com - Asian markets were mixed in morning trade on Friday, with Chinese stocks underperforming as concerns surrounding technology giant Huawei remained in focus.
Can U.S NFP and wage growth numbers come to the market’s rescue? Some will be hoping for soft numbers to dial back expectations of a December hike.
U.S. stocks clawed most of their way back from a deep slide Thursday that at one point had wiped out the market's gains for the year.
Asian markets were down across the board as trade fears flare-up once again. In the US traders have an eye turned to the economic data as they look for signs of an economic slowdown.
U.S. stocks were poised to fall sharply Thursday, as global markets shuddered over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive and a fresh plunge in oil prices. Oil prices pared some of their earlier losses but Brent crude remained 2.3% lower at $59.76 a barrel, and West Texas Intermediate futures fell 2.5% to $51.57 a barrel, after Saudi Arabia’s oil minister said there had not yet been any agreement made over oil output cuts. Bleak sentiment in the U.S. echoed that in Europe, where the Stoxx Europe 600 index slid 2.2% in early afternoon trading.
Investing.com - Asian markets traded lower in morning trade on Thursday, with Hong Kong stocks dropping almost 3% after the arrest of the chief financial officer of China tech giant Huawei Technologies.
Asian stock prices skidded Thursday following the arrest of a senior official at Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei that could derail progress in China-U.S. trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's ...
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday amid lingering uncertainty over the US economic outlook with a lack of fresh market-moving events after a holiday in US markets. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was ...
Investors are saying that increased algorithmic selling because of a phenomenon in the U.S. Treasury markets is causing the weakness. On Monday, when the selling started, the yield on the three-year Treasury note surpassed its five-year counterpart.
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday amid lingering uncertainty over the US economic outlook with lack of fresh market-moving events after a holiday in US markets. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down ...
In the US, most markets were closed in mourning for fallen-President George H.W. Bush. The EU indices were down in Wednesday trading as trade fears outshine strong data. Asian indices were down across the board in the wake of Tuesday’s broad sell-off in the US equities market.
Growth in Japan’s services sector was steady in November after rebounding to a six-month high in October, according to an industry gauge. The Nikkei-Markit services purchasing managers’ index came in at 52.4 in November, a fraction off the 52.5 mark hit a month earlier but still clear of the 50 point mark separating expansion from contraction. Joe Hayes, economist at IHS Markit, said the data showed “a level of resilience in Japan” and suggested a “stronger case for a rebound in the Q4 GDP number”.