Home Topics MSCI

MSCI

A man walks in front of a stock indicator board showing share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on December 10, 2018. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI - AFP)

Asian shares go flat as China data disappoints

Asian shares crept back from four-month highs on Friday as a dismal survey on Chinese factory activity dulled optimism about the prospects for a Sino-U.S. deal on tariffs.

Yen strengthens as Asia steers from risk

The Japanese yen strengthened versus the U.S. dollar on Friday as appetite for riskier assets remained suppressed.
A pedestrian walks past a stock indicator board for the Tokyo Stock Exchange being displayed in a window of a securities company in Tokyo on October 1, 2018. - Japanese shares powered to a new 27-year high on October 1 after the US and Canada clinched a long-awaited trade deal, but other Asian equity markets struggled in subdued holiday trading. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP)

Asia stocks struggle as global woes persist

Asian stocks edged lower on Wednesday as concerns, ranging from worries about U.S. corporate earnings to Middle East tensions, weighed on sentiment while crude oil approached two-month lows after Saudi Arabia flagged possible supply increases.

Oil prices race to $90 per barrel

The dollar notched an 11-month top on the yen on Thursday as oil price advances while Asian stocks were pressured as borrowing costs rose at home.

Trade war: Oil prices approximately $80 per barrel

Asian stocks followed global indexes higher on Thursday as investors took a less bearish view on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on markets.

Oil races toward $100 as stocks inch off three-week lows

Fresh sparring between Washington and Beijing over trade kept world stocks close to three-week lows on Wednesday, while a slight dollar pullback gave little respite to emerging markets, Indian rupee plumbed new record lows.

Oil prices fall amidst fears of market glut

Oil prices extended their decline from last week on growing expectations that major oil producers may ease their 17-month-old production cuts.

China vows countermeasures against Donald Trump’s tariffs

China has vowed imminent countermeasures in the escalating trade war between it and Donald Trump’s America as it also condemned the administration’s plans to slap tariffs on about $50 billion of Chinese industrial and hi-tech products.

Germany allows cities to ban diesel-run cars

The accelerating demise of diesel, long used by carmakers to boost fuel-efficiency, is undermining their plans to meet looming European Union CO2 goals and avoid big annual fines.

Recent Stories

Sadio Mane Liverpool

Patrik Berger: Liverpool well placed to win Premier League and Champions League double

Former Liverpool hero Patrik Berger believes his old side are well placed to win a Premier League and Champions League double this season.
Belgium's forward Romelu Lukaku reacts and speaks during a press conference at the Kazan arena, in Kazan, on July 5, 2018 on the eve of the Russia 2018 World Cup quarter final football match between Belgium and Brazil. - AFP PHOTO - Benjamin CREMEL

Romelu Lukaku ruled out of Belgium’s trip to Cyprus

Romelu Lukaku has been ruled out of Belgium's Euro 2020 qualifier against Cyprus due to a foot injury.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has given reasons why he instructed his players not to negotiate for anything other than the three points against the Pirates of Seychelles in Friday’s AFCON qualifier.

Football enthusiasts hail Super Eagles victory over Seychelles

Football enthusiasts in Enugu on Friday hailed Super Eagles of Nigeria for sealing the top spots in African Cup of Nations Qualifying (AFCON) Group E.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Sokoto rerun: We’re ready for troublemakers – Nigerian Army

The General Officer Commanding of the 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Hakeem Oladapo Otiki, has warned that his men are ready to deal with any troublemaker during the forthcoming rerun elections in the state.
Enugu State Governor and Governor-Elect, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (left) with the new Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mr. Suleiman Balarabe, when the latter paid a courtesy visit to the Government House, Enugu, yesterday.

Enugu CP assures Governor Ugwuanyi of fishing out killers Catholic priest

The new Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mr. Suleiman Balarabe, has assured Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi that his Command is “doing everything possible to fish out the perpetrators” behind the killing of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Clement Ugwu, and the Secretary to the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Dr. Nnamdi Ogueche.