European equities were higher on Monday as investor sentiment continued to be buoyed by the extra liquidity provided by the European Central Bank (ECB) in the region. The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 Index (^STOXX) was up 0.7 percent with the German DAX (^GDAXI) hitting a new all-time record with a rise of 2.5 percent. The Read More
By Hideyuki Sano and Vidya Ranganathan TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks buckled while the dollar held firm on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data fanned expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve may raise interest rates sooner than previously thought. Stock markets across Asia, including Japan’s Nikkei <.N225>, Australia, Malaysia and Indonesia fell broadly, with MSCI’s Read More
By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks slipped on Thursday after Wall Street continued to pull back from record highs ahead of Friday’s closely-watched U.S. jobs data, while the nervous euro languished at an 11-year low prior to the European Central Bank’s policy meeting. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan <.MIAPJ0000PUS> shed Read More
[unable to retrieve full-text content] European equities ended higher Friday with investor sentiment boosted by better-than-expected growth numbers.