Asian stock markets - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Asian stock markets


Asian markets extend rout as oil sinks below $28

Jan 18, 2016 - 10:25 AM

3rd UPDATE The last time Brent closed below 28 was in November 2003

A file photograph dated June 14, 2001 showing the Statfjord A oil platform in the North Sea, off the Norwegian coast. EPA/StatoilHydro / Oyvind Hagen / Handout

World could face new economic crisis – Chinese diplomat

Jan 14, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi says the challenges confronting countries are unprecedented

Asia stocks, currencies sink, oil surges on Mideast woes

Jan 04, 2016 - 2:14 PM

Oil prices in Asia increase after crude kingpin Saudi Arabia ended diplomatic ties with Iran following a flared up tension over Tehran s execution of a Shiite cleric

OIL-RICH. Saudi Arabia is the world's biggest exporter of oil

Shanghai plunge leads broad Asian decline

Jul 27, 2015 - 8:15 PM

The decline was its biggest single day drop since February 2007

epa04833258 A stock investor sits in front of an electronic screen showing stock price at a brokerage house in Beijing city, China, 06 July 2015. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 2.41 percent, or 89 points, to finish at 3,775.91 points and the Shenzhen Component Index dropped 1.39 percent, or 170.26 points, to close at 12,075.77 points. Asian stocks traded mostly down, as investors weighed the possible fallout of Greece's vote against European bailout conditions a day earlier. China stocks, however, opened higher after a string of measures to reverse the market free-fall were announced over the weekend. EPA/WU HONG

Asian markets down ahead of Fed decision

Jun 19, 2013 - 8:48 PM

Asian stock markets are mostly down ahead of the policy meeting of the US Federal Reserve

MOSTLY DOWN. Asian stock markets are mostly down ahead of the policy meeting of the US Federal Reserve. Photo by AFP