Asia stocks eke out cautious gains

Asian stocks have eked out gains as investor focus on the prospects of a global coronavirus recovery won out over familiar worries about Sino-US relations and the depth of economic damage. Hampering broader global risk appetite on Tuesday, however, was US President...

Asia cautious as US riots weigh on futures

Asian share markets have started on a cautious note and gold has gained as images of riots in burning US cities unnerved investors already tense over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 retreated 0.5 per cent in early...

Asia shares temper rally – 9Finance

Asian shares have stepped back slightly and US stock futures have fallen as lingering caution about the long-term impact of the coronavirus outbreak offset some of this week’s enthusiasm over reopening of economies. Investors were also looking ahead to a key...

Asia shares, oil rally on vaccine hopes

Asian shares have jumped and oil has extended gains on optimism the global economy would recover quickly following a successful early-stage trial of a coronavirus vaccine, while the euro hovered near a two-week top. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia Pacific shares...

Asia shares follow S&P 500 higher

Asian shares have been led higher by S&P 500 futures and oil prices have hit a five-week peak as countries’ efforts to reopen their economies stirred hopes the world was nearer to emerging from recession. Summer weather is enticing much of the world to...