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TOKYO (AP) — Share prices were higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that took the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday despite weakness earlier in the week.
Most Asian markets rose Monday, tracking fresh records on Wall Street following forecast-busting US jobs data, as investors eyed the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting later this week. The advance helped staunch a sell-off that has hit global markets for most of this month as traders wind down for the end of the year, while tech firms took a hit from profit-taking. In Asian trade, Tokyo ended the morning slightly higher, while Hong Kong and Shanghai each added 0.2 percent, Singapore put on 0.4 percent and Taipei jumped 0.8 percent.
As stocks surge and consumer prices inch higher, investors say it’s time for the Bank of Japan to reduce equity purchases that have been criticized for distorting the market.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose Friday following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report, and the strong finish pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain despite some weakness earlier in the week.
LONDON (AP) — Strong U.S. jobs figures combined with progress in Britain's talks to leave the European Union and hopes surrounding the formation of the next German government to shore up global stock markets on Friday.
Global stocks rocketed higher Friday, with Wall Street indices ending at fresh records, following strong US jobs data and a breakthrough in Brexit talks between Britain and the European Union. Investors ...
Europe's stock markets climbed Friday and the pound briefly topped $1.35 on news of Britain's breakthrough Brexit deal. Asian stock markets rallied after overnight gains on Wall Street, which opened higher ...
Economic data out of Japan and China impressed, while focus will be on Brussels this morning as the British PM looks to move Brexit talks onto trade. Later in the Day, nonfarm payroll and wage growth figures will influence as the markets look to Capitol Hill and the deadlock on releasing more funding.
Asian markets rallied on Friday, bringing a volatile week to a positive end as tech firms extended their rebound while investors tracked advances on Wall Street following reports Donald Trump is planning to unveil a big-spending public works plan. Global equities have struggled this week, hit by profit-taking, fears over the progress of a probe into Russia's US election meddling, stumbling Brexit talks and President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Traders were given a positive lead from New York, where all three main indexes ended higher, with reports saying the president hopes to present an infrastructure plan to Congress early next month.
The dollar’s solid week continued on Friday, with the greenback gaining as the U.S. government averted a shutdown and tax reform negotiations made progress before what’s expected to be a healthy jobs report. ...
Japan’s manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) stood at 53.6 in November 2017, a level not seen since March 2014. The reading was 52.8 in October 2017. The improvement in Japan’s…
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were subdued Thursday as investors focused on the U.S. tax reform and looked ahead to an upcoming U.S. jobs report.
The world's stock markets struggled for direction Thursday as investors paused for breath, while bitcoin spiked to a dizzying record above $16,000 on frenzied speculative buying, dealers said. Leading ...
German Industrial Production numbers were negative this morning. Earlier the IMF warned China consumer debt is dangerously high. Tomorrow the Non-Farm Employment Change numbers will be published.
Global Equities have continued to trade in a cautious manner. The Nikkei Index has stabilized after yesterday’s steep losses with some slight gains today. Gross Domestic Product numbers will come from Europe. Tomorrow Average Hourly Earning data will come from the States.
The world's stock markets struggled for direction Thursday as investors paused for breath, while bitcoin spiked to a dizzying record above $15,000 on frenzied speculative buying, dealers said. Paris stocks ...
Asia stocks steadied early Thursday after European and U.S. equities overnight showed scant reaction to big stock declines a day earlier in the region.
European stock markets struggled Thursday as investors paused for breath, while bitcoin spiked to a dizzying record above $15,000 on frenzied speculative buying, dealers said. Frankfurt and Paris stocks crept higher in late morning deals but London turned flat on the stronger pound. "While the European stocks indices try and shake off yesterday's politically-driven bearish trading, bitcoin -- seemingly unencumbered by anything in the real world -- has continued its astonishing march," Spreadex trader Connor Campbell told AFP.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Share prices were mixed in Asia on Thursday, with Japan and Australia leading gains after U.S. indexes stabilized overnight.
Asian shares are boosted by upbeat Chinese trade and Japanese growth numbers, while UK trade and manufacturing numbers also better forecasts. But, as David Pollard reports, Germany saw a surprise slowdown in exports in October.