SEARCH

Showing 1-10 of 15 results

  • BUSINESS

    Dovish tone from yellen heartens equity investors

    Business, Published on 17/07/2017

    » Recap: Most Asian stock markets gained last week as investors took their cue from another all-time closing high for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, while dovish comments from the Federal Reserve on the interest rate outlook also bolstered risk sentiment. Oil prices also rallied but the impact on the energy-heavy Thai bourse was limited.

  • BUSINESS

    Equities wobble, Oil and gold slump as fed move draws near

    Business, Published on 13/03/2017

    » Recap: The near-certainty of a US Federal Reserve interest-rate increase this week prompted capital flight across Asia last week. With the US dollar strengthening, gold briefly fell below $1,200 an ounce in its worst week in four months, and oil also suffered a sharp sell-off.

  • BUSINESS

    Asian equities dip as Fed signals imminent rate hike

    Business, Published on 27/02/2017

    » Recap: While the Dow Jones set fresh records before slipping on Friday, Asian stock markets retreated as investors reassessed the minutes of the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting, which kept the prospect of a March interest-rate increase in play. The Thai stock market tracked regional bourses in muted trade.

  • BUSINESS

    Global shares mixed, Set has worst week of year

    Business, Published on 12/09/2016

    » Recap: Global stock markets rallied last week, propelled by fading prospects for a US rate increase this month and upbeat Chinese import data. However, markets sank on Friday after North Korea reported a nuclear test and a senior Federal Reserve official said waiting much longer to raise rates could hurt the US recovery.

  • BUSINESS

    Mixed Fed rate signals spook stock investors

    Business, Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Published on 02/11/2015

    » Recap: Global stock markets edged down last week after the US Federal Reserve suggested that an interest-rate increase was still possible before the end of this year. The news triggered a substantial sell-off by foreign investors in emerging markets in Asia.

  • BUSINESS

    Asian stocks mostly down

    Published on 28/04/2015

    » HONG KONG — Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday following losses on Wall Street, with Shanghai losing more than 1% a day after hitting a seven-year high.

  • BUSINESS

    Asian stocks down after weak US data

    Published on 30/04/2015

    » HONG KONG — Most Asian stock markets sank Thursday after US growth data fell well short of forecasts, with the dollar around two-month lows against the euro as the chances of an interest rate hike in early summer faded.

  • BUSINESS

    SET fails to advance despite surprise rate cut

    Business, Published on 16/03/2015

    » Recap: US and global stock markets climbed for most of last week, propelled by eased worries over a US rate increase following a report of disappointing retail sales in February. In the Thai stock market, the Bank of Thailand's unexpected move to cut its policy rate improved investors' risk appetite but stocks still failed to advance.

  • BUSINESS

    Asian markets mostly higher

    AFP, Published on 05/12/2014

    » HONG KONG — Asian markets mostly rose Friday, with the dollar again breaking 120 yen while the euro held onto gains after the European Central Bank shied away from fresh stimulus measures.

  • LEARNING

    Stock market: Sudden fall & weak baht (update)

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 12/06/2013

    » Baht weakening (& improvement for exporters) after foreign investment money pulled out of Thailand & sent back to US with US credit rating improvement.

Your recent history

  • Recently searched

    • Recently viewed links

      Did you find what you were looking for? Have you got some comments for us?