Asian shares hit all-time highs, oil rises on Middle East tensions
February 15, 2021
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares advanced to record highs on Monday as successful coronavirus vaccine rollouts globally raise hopes of a rapid economic recovery amid new fiscal aid from Washington, while oil prices rose on heightened tensions in the Middle East.
December 31, 2020
Asian shares set to finish 2020 at record high, riskier currencies in favor
HONG KONG/NEW YORK (Reuters) -Asian shares edged up on Thursday and were set to end a tumultuous 2020 at record highs, while growing investor hopes for a global economic recovery caused the dollar to fall further against most major currencies.
December 11, 2020
Asian shares boosted by vaccines hopes, Brexit deadline casts shadow
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares bounced back on Friday as progress on COVID-19 vaccines boosted investor sentiment, but tricky Brexit negotiations and US stimulus talks capped gains in riskier assets.
December 7, 2020
Asian shares slip from all-time highs; oil falls on virus case surge
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares retreated from a record peak on Monday after a Reuters report the United States was preparing to impose sanctions on some Chinese officials highlighted geopolitical tensions, while oil prices fell on surging virus cases.
December 4, 2020
Asian shares hit record high as U.S. stimulus seen within reach
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares scaled a record high on Friday on the growing prospect of a large U.S. economic package, while hopes that vaccine rollouts will boost the global economy underpinned investor sentiment.
December 2, 2020
Asian shares edge lower but stimulus, vaccine hopes provide support
TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Asian shares shed early gains from a strong Wall Street lead on Wednesday, as some investors booked profits on a stellar run to record highs, but hope for additional U.S. economic stimulus and a coronavirus vaccine kept market sentiment well supported.
November 23, 2020
Asian shares rise as investors count on vaccine relief
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian shares climbed on Monday, with a broad regional index touching a record high on hopes for imminent coronavirus vaccines, but worries over the impact of economic lockdowns and uncertainty over U.S. stimulus capped gains.