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South-east Asia stocks rise, Thai shares hit record high

SINGAPORE, Jan 12 — South-east Asian stock markets rose toiday, tracking gains in Asian equities and Wall Street, as strong Chinese trade data, higher oil prices and indications of a strong US corporate earnings season lifted sentiment. Asia…


Asian markets build on blistering start to year

HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly rose yesterday, with Hong Kong marking 11 straight wins and Tokyo at a 26-year high, as investors press on with a global rally that has the region enjoy its best start since 2006. Wall Street provided yet another record lead as eyes turn to the beginning of the corporate earnings […]


Most Asian currencies subdued

BENGALURU, Jan 9 — Most emerging Asian currencies made only modest moves today, with gains capped as a retreat in the euro helped the US dollar strengthen against most of its counterparts. The greenback rose to a more than one-week high…


World stocks rally starts slowing

LONDON, Jan 8 — A global 2018 stock market rally showed signs of losing momentum today as New York and London stocks stalled, but Asia and eurozone markets powered on. Asian equities mostly advanced following yet more records on Wall Street,…


Asia stocks point higher as earnings season begins

SYDNEY, Jan 8 — Asian equities looked set to extend gains as the region’s earnings season ramps up this week, with investors betting that the outlook for economic growth and profits is strong enough to support record-high stock prices….


Asia stocks point higher as earnings season begins (VIDEO)

SYDNEY, Jan 8 — Asian equities looked set to extend gains as the region’s earnings season ramps up this week, with investors betting that the outlook for economic growth and profits is strong enough to support record-high stock prices.


Malaysia’s 2018 outlook: Economic growth momentum likely to sustain

After three quarters of above expectation GDP growth, several domestic and international organisations such as RAM Ratings Agency, Malaysia Institute of Economic Research, World Bank and International Monetary Fund have upgraded Malaysia’s GDP growth for 2017. Consumer spending is likely to further improve as they are believed to have acclimatised to the GST system implemented […]


Equities Weekly: European equities rise amid endorsement of Basel III Rules

Following a week of subdued performance, global equity markets recovered briefly last week, with the MSCI AC World Index rising 0.12 per cent in US dollar terms (0.1 per cent in ringgit terms, given the depreciation of the USDringgit exchange rate over the week) as positive Western developed market performance powered its returns. European equities, […]


Singapore market firms, telecoms weigh on Philippine index

SINGAPORE, Dec 11 — Most South-east Asian stock markets edged higher today, with Singapore building on steep gains in the previous session, while the Philippines slipped as competition concerns weighed on telecom shares. Asian stocks firmed,…


Singapore shares rise; Philippines stocks fall to two-month low

BENGALURU, Dec 1 — Singapore shares rose today as lenders climbed, while the Philippine market dropped to its lowest in two months when trading resumed after a holiday. Philippine stocks slumped 0.7 per cent and were on track for a fourth…