Asian stocks set to gain on stimulus hopes

Asian stocks set to gain on stimulus hopes

Asian stocks are poised to follow the global rally as hopes of more government stimulus bolstered riskier assets and overshadowed a host of other worries from the coronavirus to Hong Kong and growing US civil unrest. E-mini futures for the S&P 500 were up 0.3 per...
Asian stocks set to gain on stimulus hopes

Asian shares tick up, eyes on China, US

Asian shares have started cautiously as central bank largesse globally boosts sentiment but rising trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies dulls risk appetite. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1 per cent on...
Asian stocks set to gain on stimulus hopes

Hong Kong leads Asian shares lower

Hong Kong shares have tumbled after Beijing moved to impose a new security law on the city after last year’s pro-democracy unrest, risking fresh protests and further straining fast-deteriorating US-China ties. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 3.7 per cent...
Asian stocks set to gain on stimulus hopes

Asian stocks skid on virus resurgence fear

Asian shares have skidded on growing worries about a second wave of coronavirus infections after the Chinese city where the pandemic originated reported its first new cases since its lockdown was lifted. The central Chinese city of Wuhan reported five new cases on...
Asian stocks set to gain on stimulus hopes

Asian shares inch higher – 9Finance

Asian shares have followed Wall Street higher as investors looked ahead to more countries restarting their economies, even as some reported an unwelcome pick up in new coronavirus cases. South Korea warned of a second wave of the new coronavirus as infections...