Asia shares, commodities firm on recovery bets
May 6, 2021
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Thursday and commodity prices held near multi-year highs as investors switched to cyclicals amid hopes of a strong economic recovery, while the Australian dollar fell after China said it would end economic dialogue with Canberra.
May 5, 2021
Asia shares subdued by tech retreat, US futures steady
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares were trying to avoid a fourth straight session of falls on Wednesday as U.S. stock futures steadied in the wake of a pullback in large-cap tech darlings.
May 4, 2021
Asia's share markets edge up on recovery signals
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asia's share markets were mostly higher Tuesday as regional equity investors looked to signs of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic as major economies around the world reopen.
May 3, 2021
Asia share markets off to slow start ahead of US data deluge
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian share markets got off to a slow start on Monday as holidays in China and Japan crimped volumes and investors awaited a raft of data this week which should show the U.S. leading a global economic recovery.
April 29, 2021
Asia shares rise on supportive Fed as Biden unveils new stimulus
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares rose in early trade on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it was too early to consider rolling back emergency support for the economy, and as U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled plans for a $1.8 trillion stimulus package.
April 22, 2021
Asia joins global equity rebound; oil slips on COVID-19 worries
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Thursday, extending a rebound in global markets following a sharp selloff earlier this week, while oil prices eased again on worries about rising COVID-19 cases in some parts of the world.
April 20, 2021
China’s Xi calls for fairer world order as rivalry with US deepens
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for a rejection of hegemonic power structures in global governance, amid growing tensions between Washington and Beijing over a widening range of issues including alleged human rights abuses.