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Indian shares rose for the third straight session on Friday as surging commodity prices helped lift metal stocks. Amid RBI's support to liquidity and firm global cues on the back of upbeat economic data, traders looked past a record daily rise in domestic coronavirus cases. The benchmark 30-share...

asian mixed 07may21 Asian stocks ended mixed on Friday even as positive Chinese data boosted optimism about the global economic outlook. The focus was on the U.S. jobs data due tonight, with economists expecting U.S. employment to jump by 978,000 jobs in April after an increase of 916,000 jobs in May. The unemployment...

Indian shares rose on Friday as positive cues from Wall Street and Asia helped investors shrug off concerns that the second wave of coronavirus in the country will delay economic recovery. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex jumped 440 points, or 0.9 percent, to 49,390 in early trade, while the broader NSE...

asianup march05 06may21 Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Friday, following the broadly positive cues overnight from Wall Street on better-than-expected weekly labor market data and the ongoing surge in commodity prices. The mood is quite cautious in most of the markets in the region amid doubts about an early economic rebound due to the continuing surge in daily coronavirus in the region.

Indian shares may open higher on Friday as investors react to positive earnings results from the likes of Hero MotoCorp and Adani Power. Benchmark indexes Sensex and the Nifty rose 0.6 percent and 0.7 percent, respectively on Thursday to extend gains for the second straight session, while the rupee...

The Thai stock market on Thursday wrote a finish to the two-day slide in which it had fallen more than 40 points or 2.7 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just above the 1,570-point plateau and it's looking at a green light again for Friday's trade. The global forecast for the Asian...

The Japanese stock market is modestly higher after recouping early losses on Friday, extending the sharp gains of the previous session, with the benchmark Nikkei 225 above the 29,400 mark, following broadly positive cues overnight from Wall Street. Continuing concerns about the spike in daily domestic coronavirus infections and possible lockdowns are weighing on the market.

The Indonesia stock market on Thursday snapped the modest two-day winning streak in which it had gained more than 20 points or 0.4 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index now sits just above the 5,970-point plateau although it's expected to bounce higher again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian...

Australian stock market is higher on Friday, recouping some of the losses of the previous session, with the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 hovering around the 7,100 level at near 14-month highs, following broadly positive cues overnight from Wall Street on better-than-expected weekly labor market data. Increased tensions with China and pandemic concerns in Sydney are weighing on the market.

The Hong Kong stock market has finished higher in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day losing streak in which it had plummeted nearly 950 points or 2.6 percent. The Hang Seng Index now sits just above the 28,635-point plateau and it's tipped to open higher again on Friday. The global...

The China stock market has finished lower in back-to-back sessions, dropping more than 30 points or 1 percent along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the 3,440-point plateau although it may find traction on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets suggests mild upside,...

The Taiwan stock market on Thursday ended the five-day losing streak in which it had plunged more than 750 points or 4.3 percent. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now sits just beneath the 17,000-point plateau and it's likely to see additional support on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Singapore stock market on Thursday ended the four-day losing streak in which it had tumbled more than 65 points or 2.2 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,175-point plateau and it's predicted to open in the green again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...

The Malaysia stock market on Thursday snapped the four-day losing streak in which it had fallen more than 30 points or 2 percent. The Kuala Composite Index now rests just above the 1,575-point plateau and it may add to its winnings on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets suggests mild...

The South Korea stock market has finished higher in two straight sessions, advancing more than 50 points or 1.6 percent along the way. The KOSPI now sits just beneath the 3,180-point plateau and it's tipped to extend its gains on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets suggests mild upside,...

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