Chinese stocks rose on Monday over the belief that lenient inflation data would promote policymakers to elevate the economic condition by additional financial easing. The benchmark Shanghai composite Index in China ended the trading session at 30333.96.
Japanese yen surged against dollar on Monday. Speculation from non-Japanese short-term currency players pushed the currency to the highest point against dollar.
Stock prices in the Asian markets gained on Wednesday following a steep decline in the past session. Asia-Pacific shares excluding Japan in MSCI increased 0.1% during the early trading session after a 1.6% fall in the previous day.
Japanese economy has been witnessed to go through sluggish growth rate. To boost up the economic growth, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been planning for announcing a stimulus package of new spending measures. Meanwhile, a Nikkei Inc./ TV Tokyo conducted poll shows that support for Abe’s economic reforms has been witnessed to rise by 8% to 55%.
Asian stock market dropped starting Monday after three weeks rally. Concern over oil prices and economic outlook of China triggered the drop.
It's a race for Toshiba Medical Unit between Canon, Fujifilm Holdings, Konica Minolta and Permira Holdings. Nikkei said Canon has the highest bid amounting to $6.2 billion. Whoever the winner is, will be decided on Wednesday.
Asian stocks rebounded on Monday ahead of G20 Finance Ministers meeting, which is scheduled on this weekend. Investors are positively looking to reassurances about global economy growth.
After a Paris devastating terror attack by Islamic State on Friday night, global market reacted to the event. US and European stock slid slightly, and so are markets in other parts of the world. However, global market resilience have increased to show their strength against terrrorism.
U.S. jobs rate shows highest employment rate in seven years and dollar stays at seven month high. While Japanese and Chinese shares up, Asian stock markets were mixed as condition supports the case for Feds rate hike in December.
Japan's Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) has reached it's strongest in a year, with a seasonally adjusted reading of 52.4 for the month of October, as conducted by a business survey from Nikkei last Monday.
Despite down 12.7 percent from the 52-week high of 20,952.71 points, Japan's Nikkei offered 27.89 percent return for 2015 so far and the last two sessions of the previous week further indicated the upward momentum in the market.
Taking cues from the overnight gains on Wall Street, Asian markets moved upwards marginally on Thursday. The reopening of trading in Chinese markets after a long-week holiday streak also infused fresh interest into the market.
The lack of clarity about the US data and timing of interest rate hike have put further pressure on Asian stock markets. Several Asian stocks slipped into pressure on Friday trading ahead of the US data jobs report. Japan's Nikkei fell 1.7 percent for the week. The long holiday stretch for Chinese markets also resulted in sluggishness in the Asian market.
The Asian market open lower on Tuesday as investors start to weigh in again the possibilities of a weak economy sign in China. The market fell to its three-week low and is raising concern in the U.S too causing a substantial loss in the Wall Street.
A rocky start for China stock in this new month as their stock market plunge yet again. Based on the report by CNN, Shanghai Composite index fell 4.2% at the opening bell while Shenzhen Composite index opened 5% lower at the same time.