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Nikkei, Hang Seng Slide as US Data Dashes Rate Hopes

Escalating tensions in the Middle East and the threat of open conflict between Israel and Iran also darkened the mood…

11 hours ago

Nikkei, Hang Seng Dip on Israel-Iran Fears, China Stocks Gain

Escalating tensions in the Middle East put pressure on equities while gold and the US dollar strengthened

1 day ago

China Property Fears Weigh on Hang Seng, Tech Lifts Nikkei

The region’s investors were pulled in different directions on another mixed day for Asia’s markets as the odds lengthened on…

4 days ago

Nikkei, Hang Seng Dip on Fading US Rate Cut Hopes

Hotter-than-expected US inflation lengthened the odds on an imminent interest rate cut and pushed investors into Treasuries and dollars

5 days ago

Hang Seng Rallies Despite China Downgrade, Nikkei Slips

Fitch’s revision of its China growth forecast sparked a minor domestic slide but was mostly absorbed without much fuss elsewhere…

6 days ago

Nikkei Gains on Tech, Weak Yen; Hang Seng Lifted by Data Bets

Investors across the region were keeping their powder dry ahead of the release of the latest economic figures out of…

1 week ago

Nikkei Lifted by Bargain-Buying, Hang Seng Flat on Policy Bets

There was an inconsistent theme to the region's equity markets on Monday amid US rates uncertainty and no clear messages…

1 week ago

Nikkei Meltdown After Fed Puts Dampener on Rate Cut Hopes

The Nikkei index in Tokyo saw a second straight weekly loss, down 3.4% over the past five sessions, as it…

2 weeks ago

Nikkei Lifted by Weak Yen, Profit-Taking as Asia Shares Rally

Tokyo’s benchmark passed the 40,000 again before retreating at the close on a subdued day of trading with Shanghai and…

2 weeks ago

US Yields Drag on Nikkei, Hang Seng Drops on Quake Chip Fears

Increasing doubts over a Fed U-turn on rates and a powerful earthquake that could impact on chip supply chains weighed…

2 weeks ago

Hang Seng Enjoys Tech Boost, Nikkei Flat Amid Profit-Taking

Investors responded to contrasting cues on Tuesday with positive data and negative bets affecting the mood on trading floors

2 weeks ago

Nikkei Boosted by Big Tech, Policy Hopes Lift China Stocks

Global markets were subdued for the Easter break but Tokyo’s benchmark bourse still gained to cap a bumper fiscal year

3 weeks ago