CIMB Group Holdings
Feb 06, 2013 06:04 EST
Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday following big losses in the previous session, with Tokyo surging as the yen tumbled after Bank of Japan governor Masaaki Shirakawa said he will step down early.
Jan 29, 2013 13:07 EST
Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday as traders awaited key economic data out of the United States and China later in the week and the start of the corporate earnings season.
Sep 11, 2012 07:36 EDT
Asian markets mostly retreated Tuesday following losses on Wall Street as dealers awaited a meeting of the US Federal Reserve policy committee hoping for a fresh round of stimulus measures.
Aug 10, 2012 07:34 EDT
Asian markets mostly fell Friday as weak Chinese trade data reinforced concerns of a slowdown in the world's number two economy, while profit-taking after a week-long rally added to selling pressure.
Aug 08, 2012 07:37 EDT
Asian markets mostly climbed on Wednesday, with hopes rising for a new round of stimulus from the US and European central banks, but profit-taking reversed earlier gains in Hong Kong.
Jul 13, 2012 13:16 EDT
Asian shares made modest gains Friday after China said its economy slowed in line with expectations, quashing fears data would show a "doomsday" scenario of the country heading for a hard landing.
Jul 03, 2012 13:08 EDT
Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday and the euro firmed on hopes that central banks in the United States and Europe would take action to boost their sluggish economies after a stream of negative data.
Jun 19, 2012 07:23 EDT
Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday as fears about Spain's surging borrowing costs replaced the previous day's optimism over Greece's election, while G20 leaders struggled to soothe dealers' nerves.
Jun 01, 2012 07:10 EDT
Asian markets fell Friday and the euro hit a near two-year low against the dollar amid Europe's deepening debt woes, while disappointing US data and Chinese manufacturing numbers also sapped sentiment.
Apr 27, 2012 07:16 EDT
Asian markets were mixed on Friday following an uneven set of data from the United States, while sentiment was weighed by news that Spain's credit rating had been slashed.
Apr 09, 2012 07:28 EDT
Asian markets edged lower in limited holiday trade Monday after weaker-than-expected US jobs data hit market sentiment while rising inflation in China also weighed on investors.
Mar 30, 2012 07:26 EDT
Asian markets mostly fell on Friday on growing concerns over the global economy after an unimpressive set of US data, while weak Japanese figures and a stronger yen weighed on Tokyo.
Mar 01, 2012 13:26 EST
State-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland said on Thursday that it had signed a preliminary agreement to sell some of its Asian assets to Malaysian financial group CIMB Group Holdings for an undisclosed fee.
Feb 22, 2012 06:11 EST
Asian shares drove higher Wednesday as investors focused on domestic issues despite US and European markets giving Greece's crucial bailout only a lukewarm welcome.
Jan 13, 2012 05:46 EST
Asian markets were broadly higher on Friday, boosted by strong bond auctions in Italy and Spain as well as soothing words from the European Central Bank on the state of the region's finances.
Dec 14, 2011 06:48 EST
Asian markets fell Wednesday and the euro sat near one-year lows with traders unconvinced by Europe's deal to save its currency and downbeat over the US Fed's lack of fresh economy-boosting plans.
Nov 24, 2011 05:49 EST
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday as fears about Europe's debt crisis deepened after Germany, considered the pillar of the eurozone, failed to sell all its bonds in an auction.
Oct 17, 2011 22:26 EDT
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Dow Jones Indexes, majority-owned by CME Group Inc <CME.O>, launched two new regional indexes for Asia and Europe on Tuesday, applying a similar methodology to that used for the Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJIA> in the United States.
Jun 17, 2011 06:43 EDT
Asian stocks mostly fell Friday as positive US data and bargain buying were overshadowed by eurozone debt, after a warning that a Greek default could be as disastrous as the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
May 30, 2011 07:25 EDT
Asian shares mostly fell Monday as bargain hunting was weighed by uncertainty over European debt, while key upcoming data and holidays in two of the world's major markets combined to dampen enthusiasm.