Asian markets flat as investors eye trade-deal developments

2019-11-05

Asian markets were little changed in early trading Tuesday, as investors awaited further developments in U.S.-China trade talks. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, +0.06%   was up slightly while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HSI, -0.08%   was about flat. The Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, -0.19%   slipped 0.2% and the Shenzhen CompositeRead More →

Asian markets rally on encouraging trade developments

2019-06-09

Asian markets gained in early trading Monday after the U.S. removed the threat of tariffs against Mexican imports on Friday and China released better-than-expected trade data for May. Investors also appeared encouraged by a vow from G-20 finance officials Sunday to protect global trade despite rising tensions. Japan’s Nikkei NIK,Read More →

British pound extends gains amid Brexit developments

2019-02-27

Sterling added to gains on Wednesday as investors focused on Brexit developments that left the British pound once again one of the best performers. The U.K. currency GBPUSD, +0.5207% defended its gains from the past sessions, as the possibility of a delay to the March 29 Brexit deadline is becomingRead More →