Asian stocks - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Asian stocks


PSE, other Asian markets tumble amid U.S.-China trade war fears

Jun 18, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange is down 2.5% on Monday, June 18, as the United States and China move closer to a trade war

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Feb 06, 2018 - 9:47 PM

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PH stocks plunge on US election fever, Fed rate hike talks

Nov 02, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange index plunges by 2 06 or 152 40 points to 7 252 40 at November 2 s closing bell

FRIGHTENED BY TRUMP. BPI economist Nicholas Antonio Mapa says 'stocks fell sharply after returning to trading in hostile territory with the US election fever heating up. while concerns about possible hawkish comments from the Fed sparked a general risk off tone.' Rappler photo

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

Trade deal, easy monetary policy boost Asian stocks

Oct 06, 2015 - 12:57 PM

Analysts say the Trans Pacific Partnership deal would boost stocks in the region adding to an already upbeat mood among investors

DEAL. The Trans-Pacific Partnership will see the easing of a number of barriers, including Japan's closeted farm sector and the US car market. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left, seen here with US President Barack Obama) expresses hope that China would join at some point. File photo by EPA / Pete Marovich

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 stocks mostly down on US rates expectations

Feb 09, 2015 - 8:43 PM

This US jobs report has altered market expectations for rate rises from the Fed with many now expecting raised rates in the early summer analyst says

Asian markets flat as key bourses close on holidays

Dec 26, 2014 - 8:08 PM

Shanghai s stock exchange however soars to a 4 year high

Pedestrians are reflected in a stock market indicator board in Tokyo, Japan, 31 October 2014. File photo by EPA

Asian stocks slip after major US sell-off

Aug 01, 2014 - 1:15 PM

Asian markets ends their recent rally after the Dow posts its biggest single sell off since February

SELL-OFF. Asian markets ends their recent rally on August 1 after the Dow posted its biggest single sell-off since February on weak eurozone data, news of Argentina's debt default, and a rise in US jobless claims shook the market. File photo from AFP

Asia shares mixed, eurozone debt fears return

Jul 11, 2014 - 11:28 AM

Asian markets were mixed following fears of a return to the debt crisis that wracked Europe just 3 years ago

MIXED. Asian markets were mixed while the safe-haven yen edged up Friday, July 11 following a sell-off on Wall Street and in Europe as fears over eurozone debt resurfaced. File photo from AFP

Asia shares slip on profit-taking after Wall Street losses

Jun 25, 2014 - 7:25 PM

Manila closed 0 61 higher adding 41 61 points to 6 834 68

SLIPPED. Asian stock markets slipped June 25 following the previous day's gains as the dollar edged down against the yen. File photo from AFP

Asian shares mixed at start of 2014

Jan 02, 2014 - 4:29 PM

Philippines shares are up 1 6 on the first trading day of the new year

MIXED. Some Asian shares were up, and others were down at the first trading day of 2014 following a record-breaking close at Wall Street. AFP PHOTO

Fed sees stimulus taper 'in coming months'

Nov 21, 2013 - 8:42 AM

Minutes of a recent meeting show Fed policy makers expect data will prove consistent with the committee s outlook for ongoing improvement in labor market conditions

Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke prepares to deliver the Herbert Stein Memorial Lecture during the National Economists Club Annual Dinner November 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. Bernake spoke on the subject of "Communication and Monetary Policy" and answered prepared questions. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

European stocks slip on rising Syrian crisis

Aug 27, 2013 - 9:00 PM

The plunge happened amid rising concerns over the possibility of a US military attack on Syria

The European Union flag at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 21 May 2013. Photo by EPA/Patrick Seeger

Asian stocks destabilize amid fears of Syria intervention

Aug 27, 2013 - 7:30 PM

Fears of military action in Syria compound expectations of the end of the US stimulus program

Asian shares down after disappointing US job figures

Aug 05, 2013 - 11:36 AM

Investors fail to follow Wall Street which closed last week on record highs despite job figures indicating that growth remains sluggish

POSTPONED. The joint partners Genting of Hong Kong and Andrew Tan-led Alliance Global decide not to push through with IPO amid market volatility. Photo by AFP

Asian shares rise in cautious trade before Fed meeting

Jul 30, 2013 - 8:16 PM

Asian markets on July 30 mostly rebound from the previous day s losses on bargain buying in cautious trade ahead of a closely watched policy meeting at the Federal Reserve

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