Tag: SHENZHEN COMPONENT INDEX

Stocks mixed; BOK interest rate decision ahead
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Stocks mixed; BOK interest rate decision ahead

The Tokyo Stock Exchange in Japan. Noriko Hayashi | Bloomberg via Getty Images Asia-Pacific markets were mixed on Wednesday amid concerns over the global economy and ahead of the Bank of Korea’s rate decision. Investors are also waiting for inflation data from the U.S. due later this week. The Nikkei 225 in Japan was lower...

Japan and South Korea stocks fall, Australia ticks up
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Japan and South Korea stocks fall, Australia ticks up

Pedestrians cross a street in front of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, operated by Japan Exchange Group, in Tokyo, Japan. Toru Hanai | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed on Tuesday as investors weigh the impact of monetary policy and economic uncertainty. Japan and South Korea’s markets resumed trading after a holiday on...

Stocks, currencies, oil, economic data
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Stocks, currencies, oil, economic data

A man looks at an electronic board displaying stock information at the Australian Securities Exchange, operated by ASX Ltd. on March 16, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. Brendon Thorne | Getty Images Australia stocks fell more than 1% on Monday morning on a quiet day in the region, with a few major markets closed. The S&P/ASX 200...

Asia-Pacific markets fall ahead of U.S. jobs report
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Asia-Pacific markets fall ahead of U.S. jobs report

The logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), is displayed at the bourse in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. Akio Kon | Bloomberg via Getty Images Shares in the Asia-Pacific fell on Friday ahead of the monthly U.S. jobs report, which is likely to guide the...

Asia-Pacific markets trade mixed after U.S. stocks slip
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Asia-Pacific markets trade mixed after U.S. stocks slip

Mizuho says OPEC+ supply cut confirms ‘naked desire for price buoyancy’ OPEC and its allies’ decision to cut production by 2 million barrels per day confirms the group’s “naked desire for price buoyancy, not just support,” said Vishnu Varathan, head of economics and strategy at Mizuho Bank. A supply cut of around 1 million barrels...

Australia, South Korea stocks dip
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Australia, South Korea stocks dip

An electronic board displays stock information at the Australian Securities Exchange, operated by ASX Ltd., in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Brendon Thorne | Bloomberg via Getty Images Asia-Pacific shares slipped on Friday as investors continue to weigh the Federal Reserve’s aggressive stance. In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 opened slightly higher but gave...

Fed hike, Bank of Japan, interest rates, currencies
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Fed hike, Bank of Japan, interest rates, currencies

Fed hike likely to keep Asian risk assets under pressure, JPMorgan says Asian risk assets, especially export-oriented companies, will remain under pressure in the short term following the Fed’s rate hike, according to Tai Hui, chief APAC market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management. Tai added that a strong U.S. dollar is likely to persist, but...

Fed interest rates, Wall Street, currencies, yields
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Fed interest rates, Wall Street, currencies, yields

The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Toru Hanai | Bloomberg via Getty Images Futures in the Asia-Pacific are set to open lower Wednesday, following Wall Street’s negative lead as investors await the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision. The Nikkei futures contract...

Japan CPI inflation, China loan prime rate, currencies
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Japan CPI inflation, China loan prime rate, currencies

Tech, casino stocks in Hong Kong buoy broader index Australia’s central bank says the argument for slower rate hikes strengthening The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)’s board members “saw the case for a slower pace of increase in interest rates as becoming stronger,” according to minutes from its Sept. 6 meeting, where it raised its...