Asian stocks led higher by Japan a dollar extends recovery

Asian stocks led higher by Japan a dollar extends recovery

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks gained on Wednesday, while the dollar advanced as traders near-term focus shifted to the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting for hints on the future pace of U.S. monetary tightening. But spreadbetters expected European stocks to follow Wall Street’s lead and open lower, with Britain’s FTSE slipping 0.3 […]

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks led higher by Japan a dollar extends recovery

(Fixes typo in headline) * MSCI Asia-Pacific index up 0.5 pct, Nikkei rises 0.65 pct * Dollar recovery continues, currency hits 1-week high * Crude oil slips on stronger dollar By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Japanese shares led Asian markets higher after a weak start on Wednesday, with Japanese export focused companies […]

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The Kiwi Dollar Stumbles with FED Talk to Drive the USD Today

US yields rise in auctions as stocks sink; dollar recovers

Reuters By Hilary Russ NEW YORK, Feb 20 (Reuters) – U.S. yields rose in government debt auctions on Tuesday and yields on short-term bills hit their highest levels since September 2008, bolstering the U.S. dollar but helping end a six-session rebound in world stocks. Wall Street stocks were also hurt as Walmart, the world’s biggest […]

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Asian stocks gain, dollar extends recovery

Asian stocks gain, dollar extends recovery

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks gained on Wednesday, while the dollar advanced as traders near-term focus shifted to the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting for hints on the future pace of U.S. monetary tightening. But spreadbetters expected European stocks to follow Wall Street’s lead and open lower, with Britain’s FTSE slipping 0.3 […]

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Asian stocks dip, dollar gains momentum as yields rise

Japanese shares led Asian markets higher after a weak start on Wednesday, with Japanese export focused companies attracting investors as the dollar gained against the yen thanks to U.S. Treasury debt yields hovering near highs not seen in four years. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan took early cues from overnight losses on […]

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Regional stocks shake off weak Wall Street lead

Hudson Lockett in Hong Kong February 21, 2018 Wednesday 05.10 GMT What you need to know Regional stock benchmarks mixed after weak lead from Wall Street Hong Kong’s Hang Seng up 1 per cent as financials climb Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton down almost 5 per cent Crude oil prices down around 1 per cent Overview […]

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Asian stocks led higher by Japan as dollar extends recovery

Asian stocks led higher by Japan as dollar extends recovery

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:33 p.m. CST By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese shares led Asian markets higher after a weak start on Wednesday, with Japanese export focused companies attracting investors as the dollar gained against the yen thanks to U.S. Treasury debt yields hovering near highs not seen in four years. MSCI’s broadest […]

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MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.15 percent. Japan's Nikkei shed 0.2 percent.Australian stocks were down 0.05 percent and South Korea's KOSPI fell 0.4 percent.

Asia stocks dip, US$ recovery continues as yields rise

TOKYO: Stock markets dipped after a long winning run on Wall Street ended overnight, while the dollar gained momentum on Wednesday as yields on U.S. Treasury debt headed for highs not seen in four years. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.15 percent. Japan’s Nikkei shed 0.2 percent.Australian stocks were down 0.05 […]

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Consumer stocks buoy Australian market

Consumer stocks buoy Australian market

Australian shares were marginally higher at noon after consumer stocks were buoyed by positive earnings results. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 stock index was up 0.1 per cent at midday on Wednesday, recovering from early weakness related to the materials sector. Mining stocks continued to weigh on the index, with shares in BHP Billiton down 4.9 per […]

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Rupee pushed to near 3-month low as emerging stocks slide

The Indian rupee slid to a near three-month low on Tuesday amid growing concerns about an alleged major bank fraud at India’s second-largest state-run lender, whilst emerging stocks fell half a per cent. The rupee fell 0.9 per cent against the dollar to its weakest since mid-November as investors eyed the potential broader implications from […]

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US Stocks Decline With Treasuries, Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

US Stocks Decline With Treasuries, Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

External Content The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.  Bloomberg This content was published on February 20, 2018 3:07 PMFeb 20, 2018 – 15:07 Pedestrians look at an electronic stock board outside a securities firm in Tokyo, Japan. (bloomberg) (Bloomberg) — […]

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Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Feb 20

Swiss stocks – Factors to watch on Feb 20

Reuters Tuesday February 20, 2018 2:04 AM ZURICH, Feb 20 (Reuters) – The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening marginally lower at 8,904 points on Tuesday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer . Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks: ADECCO The staffing group is buying Vettery, a […]

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Global stocks struggle as bond yields, US dollar regain traction

Global stocks struggle as bond yields, US dollar regain traction

U.S. stock index futures fell more than half a per cent as Wall Street returned from a long holiday weekend on Tuesday, a rise in bond yields and underwhelming results from Walmart halting a six-day winning streak for the major indexes. Shares of the United States’ biggest brick-and-mortar retailer fell 3.6 per cent in premarket […]

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Rupee pushed to near 3-month low, emerging stocks slide

Rupee pushed to near 3-month low, emerging stocks slide

LONDON (Reuters) – The Indian rupee slid to a near three-month low on Tuesday amid growing concerns about an alleged major bank fraud at India’s second-largest state-run lender, whilst emerging stocks fell half a percent. The rupee fell 0.9 percent against the dollar to its weakest since mid-November as investors eyed the potential broader implications […]

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Asian stocks dip after European surge fades, dollar firm

Asian stocks dip after European surge fades, dollar firm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks slipped on Tuesday, their recent recovery stalling after European equities broke a winning streak, while the dollar edged further away from three-year lows. Spreadbetters expected a mixed start for European stocks, with Britain’s FTSE seen rising 0.1 percent, Germany’s DAX dropping 0.1 percent and France’s CAC dipping 0.07 percent. MSCI’s […]

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Market Correction Sparks Feeding Frenzy for Stocks

Market Correction Sparks Feeding Frenzy for Stocks

If you blinked or weren’t watching the market for the past week, there was a fierce correction that has erased all but a few traces of the shock and awe of the trapdoor sell-off. U.S. equities advanced for a sixth consecutive session, overcoming a hotter-than-expected January Consumer Price Index (CPI) reading. The Nasdaq Composite led […]

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