Market Report - Asia
Markets in Asia closed in a mixed state on Monday, as investors pored through a slew of economic data out of China.
Markets in Asia were mostly higher on the last trading day of the week, as investors in the region jumped on the recovery bandwagon following a global sell-off earlier in the week.
Markets in Asia continued the global trend downwards on Thursday, following another sell-off on Wall Street overnight amid concerns that rising inflation could see central banks hike interest rates.
Asian stock markets were mostly lower as they closed on Wednesday, amid ongoing consternation over the prospect of inflation, on the back of factory price data out of China on Tuesday.
Most markets in Asia closed in the red on Tuesday, taking their cues from a massive sell-off of technology plays on Wall Street overnight.
Most markets in Asia closed in a positive state on Monday, as investors brushed off the seriously weaker-than-expected US payrolls report on Friday, while business confidence rocketed to a new record in Australia in April.
Stock markets in Asia finished in a mixed state on Friday, as investors closed their wallets ahead of a key set of employment data out of the United States.
Markets in Asia finished in a mixed state on Thursday, with a number of bourses returning from holidays, as investors began to close their wallets ahead of a key jobs report stateside.
The stock markets that were open in Asia finished in a mixed state on a quiet Wednesday, with bourses in Japan, China and South Korea closed for public holidays.
Markets in Asia closed in higher on Tuesday, with a number of bourses closed for holidays, as Australia’s central bank held firm on monetary policy.
Markets in Asia were mostly lower as they closed on Friday, as investors were faced with disappointment after some fresh manufacturing data from China.
European stocks edged back towards record-highs on Thursday after a slew of upbeat earnings reports and the US Federal Reserve’s pledge to stick to loose monetary policy.
Most markets in Asia closed in the green on Thursday, as the Fed stood pat on its monetary policy, with interest rate targets remaining near zero.
Stock markets in Asia closed mostly higher on Wednesday, as investors spent much of the day poring through economic data out of Japan and Australia and reacted to some decent big tech earnings stateside.
Most markets in Asia finished weaker on Tuesday, as the Bank of Japan sated market expectations by keeping its monetary policy on hold.
Markets in Asia closed in a mixed state on Monday, as investors monitored a spiralling Covid-19 situation in India.
Markets in Asia were mostly higher as they closed on Friday, with Japan’s bourse being the prominent exception, as the coronavirus crisis continued to explode in India.
Most markets in Asia closed in the green on Thursday, with Tokyo’s bourse leading the gains after two days of losses.
Stock markets in Asia finished mostly lower on Wednesday, as investors digested the latest retail sales data out of Australia and kept an eye on the Covid-19 situation in the region.
Markets were mixed in Asia on Tuesday, as investors digested the latest interest rates decision out of China.