RBA rate decision, services PMI, currencies, oil

SINGAPORE — Shares in the Asia-Pacific opened higher as investors look ahead to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s rate decision. The Nikkei 225 in Japan gained 0.92%, while the Topix index rose 0.59%. South Korea’s Kospi increased 0.52%, and the Kosdaq advanced 0.94%. In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 was mildly higher. The Reserve Bank of […]

data shows U.S. inflation near 40-year highs in April

Stock picks and investing trends from CNBC Pro: The U.S. consumer price index surged 8.3% in April as compared with a year ago — near the highest level in more than 40 years, official data showed Wednesday, . The April reading, which represented a slight ease from March’s peak, was also above the Dow Jones […]

China and U.S. inflation data releases ahead

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific looked set for a lower start on Wednesday as investors await the release of inflation data from China and the U.S. The Nikkei futures contract in Chicago was at 26,110 while its counterpart in Osaka was at 26,060 — lower than the Nikkei 225’s last close at 26,167.10. Australian stocks […]

Asia-Pacific stocks slip; China’s April trade data ahead

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific declined in Monday morning trade as investors look ahead to the release of Chinese trade data for April. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 fell 1.22% in early trade as shares of conglomerate SoftBank Group dropped more than 2%. The Topix index shed 0.89%. South Korea’s Kospi dipped 0.34% while the […]

Data show Chinese factory activity contracted in April

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific were lower in Monday morning trade, with data released over the weekend showing Chinese factory activity contracted in April. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 fell 0.54% as shares of robot maker Fanuc dropped about 3%. The Topix index also shed 0.38%. South Korea’s Kospi traded 0.5% lower. Australia stocks declined, […]

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rises 2% as Asia stocks rise

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific rose in Friday trade, with technology stocks in the region jumping following big gains for their counterparts on Wall Street. The Nasdaq Composite surged 3%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was 2.02% higher by the afternoon, leading gains among the region’s major markets. Mainland Chinese stocks were also higher, with […]

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