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stockmarkets jan18 05mar21 Asian stocks fell on Friday as treasury yields spiked in reaction to the latest comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that he expects some inflationary pressures in the time ahead. Chinese Shanghai Composite index fluctuated before finishing marginally lower at 3,501.99 as the country...

Indian shares opened lower on Friday, mirroring weak global cues as bond yields rose in response to the Fed chairman's comments on the world's largest economy, inflation and the economic outlook. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex dropped 343 points, or 0.7 percent, to 50,503, while the broader NSE Nifty...

asian martket down 121418 04mar21 Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Friday following the negative cues overnight from Wall Street as treasury yields spiked in reaction to the highly anticipated Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's remarks, which failed to calm concerns about higher interest rates and inflation. Surging crude oil prices is also weighing on the markets. Asian stocks closed lower on Thursday.

Indian shares are seen opening lower on Friday as investors react to a spike in bond yields, the dollar's strength in overseas markets and surging crude oil prices after OPEC and its allies agreed to keep production unchanged into April. Meanwhile, 71 percent of Indian business leaders are optimistic...

The Japanese stock market is sharply lower for a second straight session on Friday, with the benchmark Nikkei 225 treading below 28,500 levels, driven by continued selloff in technology shares. Investors are worried that rising bond yields in recent days could hurt high-growth companies reliant on easy borrowing. Worries about inflation also weighed on the market.

The Australian stock market is notably lower on Friday, extending losses from the previous session, with the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 falling below the 6,700 level as gains in energy stocks were more than offset by weakness among technology stocks. The cues overnight from Wall Street were also negative as rising treasury yields stoked concerns about inflation and the outlook for interest rates.

stockmarkets jan18 04mar21 Asian stocks saw notable weakness on Thursday as rising yields on U.S. Treasury bonds fanned worries about inflation and the economic outlook. Investors awaited U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech at a Wall Street Journal conference later today, where he may address concerns about...

Indian shares fell sharply on Thursday, as investors grappled with rising bond yields, surging oil prices and the recent rise in Covid-19 cases in many states. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex slumped 634 points, or 1.2 percent, to 50,810 in early trade, after three days of gains. The broader NSE...

asiancommentary jan20 03mar21 Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Thursday following negative cues overnight from Wall Street as bond yields rose again after trending lower over the past few sessions, fueling inflation concerns. Surging oil prices is also weighing on the market amid speculation that OPEC+ producers may decide against increasing output at a key meeting later today. Asian stocks closed higher on Wednesday.

Indian shares look set to open sharply lower on Thursday as investors grapple with rising bond yields and surging oil prices. Meanwhile, it is feared that the recent rise in Covid-19 cases in many states could pose downside risks to growth forecasts. As India accelerates the second phase of the...

The Thai stock market had moved higher in four straight sessions, jumping more than 50 points or 3.4 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now sits just beneath the 1,545-point plateau although investors figure to lock in gains on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Japanese stock market is sharply lower on Thursday, with the benchmark Nikkei 225 treading below the 29,100 level, driven by a huge selloff in technology shares. It also tracked weak cues overnight from Wall Street on renewed concerns over bond yields.

The Indonesia stock market has moved higher in three straight sessions, gathering almost 140 points or 2.2 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just above the 6,375-point plateau although it's expected to open under pressure on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Australian stock market is lower on renewed selling pressure on Thursday, with the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 treading towards the 6,700 level as investors are cautious thanks to renewed concerns over bond yields. The lead from Wall Street was also negative overnight. Precious metal miners are deep into the red after a sharp decline in gold prices.

The Hong Kong stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last 10 trading days since the end of the seven-day winning streak in which it had surged more than 1,950 points or 7 percent. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 29,880-point plateau although it's due...

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