Market Report - Asia
Markets in Asia were higher across the board on Wednesday as investors cheered the ongoing reopening of economies amid the Covid-19 pandemic, although fresh data showed Australia’s economy contracting in the latest quarter.
Markets in Asia finished in the green across the board on Tuesday, as investors watched the continued easing of economic restrictions in the wake of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak globally.
Markets in Asia finished higher on Monday, as investors digested fresh economic data out of China in a bid to gauge the state of the country’s economy in the wake of its Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown.
Markets in Asia finished in a mixed state on Friday, as investors took a wait-and-see approach to the global reaction to Beijing’s approval of its controversial security bill for Hong Kong, which happened late on Thursday.
Markets in Asia finished mixed on Thursday, with Japan’s benchmark rising more than 2%, as tensions between the US and China remained in focus for investors.
Markets in Asia closed in a mixed state on Wednesday, as investors looked at the gradual easing of coronavirus-related restrictions in various jurisdictions, as well as an increase in tensions between the US and China.
Asian shares closed higher on Tuesday, ignoring the threat of more political instability on Hong Kong as investors eyed the first human trials of a coronavirus vaccine by pharma firm Novavax.
Markets in Asia fell across the board on Friday, as investors watched tensions between the US and China continue to simmer, and as Beijing axed its growth targets amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Most markets in Asia finished in the red on Thursday, amid concerning reports from the World Health Organization that the daily number of new Covid-19 coronavirus cases globally hit a record this week.
Markets in Asia closed in a mixed state on Wednesday, as China’s central bank stood pat on its main interest rates, as markets had been expecting.
Markets in Asia were sparkling green across the board as they closed on Tuesday, as investors cheered positive phase one results for a potential Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine from US firm Moderna Therapeutics overnight.
Markets in Asia were mostly higher on Monday, as investors digested fresh data showing further contraction for Japan’s economy in the March quarter.
Markets in Asia finished mixed on Friday, as investors digested fresh industrial production data from China, and continued to monitor the global situation regarding the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Markets were in the red across Asia on Thursday, as investor concern around the economic impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic continued to stew.
Markets in Asia finished in a mixed state on Wednesday, as investors digested reports of fresh resurgences in coronavirus infections in a number of countries that have relaxed their economic and social restrictions.
Most markets in Asia finished lower on Tuesday, as investors digested the latest inflation data out of China, which missed market expectations.
Markets in Asia finished in a mixed state on Monday, as investors digested the latest developments on the Covid-19 coronavirus front, with a number of jurisdictions lifting some of the social and economic restrictions put in place to combat the pandemic.
Markets in Asia closed in a mixed state on Thursday, as investors digested fresh data from China that showed an unexpected rise in exports in April.
Most markets in Asia finished in the green on Wednesday, as investors watched a falling oil price and digested a major boost in retail revenue in Australia.
Markets in Asia finished in the green on Tuesday, with many still closed for public holidays, as investors digested fresh economics data out of Hong Kong and a decision by Australia’s central bank to stand pat on policy.