On Friday, Turkey stocks headed south after the close due to the fact losses in the Tourism, Transport, and Real Estate Investments sectors led shares down…
Asian shares keep to nine-month maximum on China hopes
On Tuesday, Asian shares went up, keeping to a nine-month peak because expectations for stabilization in the Chinese economy helped traders to neglect Wall Street's underperformance, which followed downbeat bank gains.
As a matter of fact, European stocks are set to gain, with futures of London as well as Frankfurt stocks jumping 0.2%-0.3%.
As for MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific stocks, it went up by 0.3%, led by profits in India and China.
The index had gone up to its highest value since July 2018 yesterday after firm export as well as banking data from China the previous week soothed traders’ worries about the health of the world's number two economy.
As for Mainland Chinese stocks, they ascended by 1.7%, partly on brisk home prices data. Meanwhile, India's NSE index managed to gain 0.8% demonstrating a record maximum, thus beating its previous maximum recorded earlier this month. Additionally, Japan's Nikkei soared by 0.2%.
As some economists pointed out, recent Chinese data is backing confidence in China’s economy, while gains haven’t been bad.
Indian stocks are soaring on expectations on India’s elections.
Moreover, hopes that China-US trade negotiators would come to compromise soon backed markets too.
On Monday, Wall Street lost ground, suppressed by the fact that underwhelming bank earnings tamed investor enthusiasm. However, while all three key American stock indexes dived, the S&P 500 kept to its record maximum.
Aside from that, safe havens, including bonds that were on the defensive reacting to the recent improvement in investor risk appetite, gained some reprieve.
Moreover, the 10-year American Treasury gain accounted for 2.548%, rebounding from a four-week peak of 2.574% hit on Monday.
On Thursday, Asian stocks went down after losses on Wall Street, although trade was subdued due to the fact that market participants waited for business polls in the European Union and were mostly on the sidelines ahead of the long Easter weekend holiday…
On Wednesday, Wall Street's key indexes stood still because a Qualcomm-led soar in chipmakers was compensated by a dive in healthcare shares for the second straight trading marathon, although quarterly gains came in largely positive…
Did Bitcoin manage to recover and what was the hottest news in the crypto and blockchain world? Read and find out!
On Monday, Asian stocks traded mostly higher, with Shanghai bucking the trend because centrist Emmanuel Macron fully matched opinion survey hopes and left anti-EU far-right nominee Marine Le Pen behind…
Japan's March real wages went down at the fastest pace in nearly two years, weighed by minor nominal pay lifts as well as a moderate ascend in consumer prices, thus posing a setback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's tries to revitalize the Japanese…