Asia stocks at one-month high, focus stays on U.S.-China trade talks

15/01/19 09:50 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks inched higher to one-month highs on Friday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the U.S. central bank can be patient on raising interest rates further.


But the rally’s momentum slowed partly as investors sought more clarity on whether the United Stat...

Wall Street's darkest quarter since 2011 just got worse

18/12/18 11:10 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

New York (CNN Business) - Mounting global growth fears rippled across Wall Street on Friday.


The Dow dropped 497 points, or 2%, on Friday. The S&P 500 declined 1.9%, sinking to the lowest level since early April. The Nasdaq tumbled 2.3%.


Markets were dinged by a batch of negative corporate and eco...

Asian shares on defensive as plunging oil prices fan growth worries

26/11/18 02:46 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares were on a slippery slope on Monday as plunging oil prices fanned worries about a dimming outlook for the global economy as investors brace for a crucial meeting between U.S. and Chinese leaders at the end of week.

 

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outsi...

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