Chinese, US data cheer Asian markets

Asian shares have risen after data showed China’s manufacturing sector grew more than expected in June, a hopeful sign for a global economy still struggling to recover from the sweeping impact of the coronavirus crisis. MSCI’s broadest index of...

Asian stocks slip as virus cases surge

Asian share markets have had a shaky start as the relentless spread of the coronavirus finally made investors question their optimism on the global economy, benefiting safe harbour bonds and the US dollar. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside...

Asian shares jump, yields rise

Asian shares and Wall Street futures have rallied as the start of the Federal Reserve’s corporate bond buying program boosted global investor sentiment and calmed earlier worries about a second wave of coronavirus infections. MSCI’s broadest index of...

Asian stocks sell off on second wave fears

Asian markets have started the week on the backfoot while oil prices slipped as fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections in China sent investors scurrying for safe-havens. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.25 per cent...

Asian shares creep higher – 9Finance

Asian stock markets have eked out a 10th consecutive session of gains, but momentum ebbed as doubts about the global recovery from the pandemic returned ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting. The sideways moves in equities cap two weeks of stock market gains,...