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Indian shares rose for the third straight session on Friday even as overall gains remained modest after a survey showed the country's service sector contracted sharply in June due to the economic disruption caused by Covid-19 pandemic. The services Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 33.7 in June from...

stockmarkets jan23 03jul20 Asian stocks rose on Friday as upbeat economic data from the U.S. and China helped spur fresh optimism about the economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Chinese stocks extended gains for a fourth straight session after a survey showed China's service sector expanded strongly in June on improving...

Indian shares opened on a positive note Friday, mirroring positive global cues after data showed the U.S. economy added more jobs than expected in June to set a second consecutive record. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rose by 170 points, or 0.48 percent, to 36,014 in early trade, while the broader...

asiancommentary jan18 02jul20 Asian stock markets are higher on Friday following the overnight gains on Wall Street after a report by the U.S. Labor Department showed another record spike in employment in the month of June and added to optimism about an economic recovery. Data showing that China's service sector expanded strongly in June also boosted sentiment.

Indian shares may open higher on Friday after Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, another potential Covid-19 vaccine indigenously developed by Zydus Cadila Healthcare, got nod from the Drugs Controller General of India for human clinical trials. Positive bank credit numbers, a rising rupee on the back of robust...

The Japanese stock market is rising on Friday following the overnight gains on Wall Street after a report by the U.S. Labor Department showed another record spike in employment in the month of June and added to optimism about an economic recovery. Nevertheless, worries about the rising number of coronavirus...

The Australian stock market is advancing for a fourth straight day on Friday following the overnight gains on Wall Street after a report by the U.S. Labor Department showed another record spike in employment in the month of June and added to optimism about an economic recovery. The benchmark S&P/ASX...

Indian shares rose sharply on Thursday to close at four-month highs, with information technology companies and automakers pacing the gainers. IT stocks gained ground as U.S. democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden vowed to immediately lift the curbs on H-1B and other work visas extensively used...

stockmarkets dec18 02jul20 Asian stocks rose on Thursday on optimism about a potential coronavirus vaccine and amid signs that the global economy is emerging from the coronavirus lockdown. Investors also looked ahead to the U.S. Labor Department's closely watched monthly employment report for June due later in the day for further...

Indian shares opened higher on Thursday as investors reacted to positive developments over a potential vaccine for Covid-19 and awaited the June U.S. employment data due later in the day for direction. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rose by 278 points, or 0.78 percent, to 35,692, while the broader...

asianmarkets3 dec19 01jul20 Asian stock markets are rising on Thursday following the mostly positive cues overnight from Wall Street on optimism about a potential coronavirus vaccine as well as on upbeat U.S. manufacturing data. Investors now look ahead to the U.S. Labor Department's closely watched monthly employment report for June to be released later today.

Indian shares look set to open higher on Thursday as investors react to positive developments over a potential vaccine for Covid-19 and signs of improvement in GST collections during June. The upside, however, may be capped by concerns surrounding rising coronavirus cases in the country and the situation...

The Thai stock market has finished higher in two straight sessions, advancing nearly 20 points or 1.5 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just beneath the 1,350-point plateau although it may be stuck in neutral on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is murky,...

The Japanese stock market is rising in choppy trade on Thursday following the mostly positive cues overnight from Wall Street on news about a potential coronavirus vaccine and upbeat U.S. manufacturing data. The benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is adding 62.63 points or 0.28 percent to 22,184.36, after...

The Indonesia stock market has moved higher in two straight sessions, gathering more than a dozen points or 0.25 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just beneath the 4,915-point plateau although the rally may stall on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is...

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