Asian stocks were mixed as traders awaited the Federal Reserve's summer conference for indications on inflation control and interest rate hikes, with investors warned of potential surprises.
Asian market sentiment is expected to be cautious and nervous due to the strength of the U.S. dollar, rising bond yields, tightening financial conditions, and concerns over China's economy.
Summary: U.S. markets end mixed with Nasdaq up over 1% due to the surge in technology stocks, Asian markets show positive gains with Japan's Nikkei 225 rising 1.05%, and European markets are higher as the tech sector gains ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole gathering, while crude oil prices decrease slightly.
Asian markets are expected to follow the global trend of weakness in stocks, a buoyant dollar, elevated bond yields, and souring investor sentiment, with no major catalysts to change the current market condition.
Asian shares are mostly rising after Wall Street rallied to its best day since June after pressures from the bond market relaxed a bit.
Asian stocks sold off and the dollar reached an 11-week high against major peers as investors prepared for a potentially hawkish stance from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell at the Jackson Hole meeting, with concerns about global growth and a firmer dollar weighing on crude oil.
Asian shares rally as China announces new measures to support its struggling markets, while investors remain cautious ahead of U.S. jobs and inflation data that could impact interest rates.
Asian markets rose on Monday after Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell indicated a cautious approach to interest rate hikes, and Chinese shares surged following a cut in the duty on trades by the government.
Global markets show mixed performance, with Japan, China, Hong Kong, India, and Australia experiencing modest gains, while the US markets closed higher fueled by optimism over a possible pause in interest-rate hikes, as oil prices extend gains and gold prices remain near three-week highs.
Shares in Asia are set to rise as US economic reports indicate slowing growth and the possibility of a more cautious approach by the Federal Reserve, with investors adopting a "bad news is good news" strategy.
Asian stocks may face a volatile session as investors monitor U.S. economic data, a second China manufacturing PMI reading, and the U.S. employment report, with any indication of central bank leaders approaching the end of tightening likely to generate risk appetite.
Asian stocks are poised for modest gains as traders consider US jobs data suggesting the Federal Reserve may be close to the end of its tightening cycle.
Asian stocks wrapped up a mixed August with robust weekly gains as renewed risk appetite was fueled by actions taken by Beijing to shore up the economy, while China will begin the week assessing the damage from Typhoon Saola.
Asian stocks, particularly China shares, have continued to rally amid speculation that Beijing's small policy measures could result in significant stimulus, with expectations of a relaxation of property buyer restrictions; Japanese shares have also seen positive performance after data revealed record recurring profits in Q2, resulting in the Topix reaching a 33-year high; U.S. futures imply a high probability of no interest rate hike this month and suggest the tightening cycle may be over, while Treasuries sold off on Friday, leading to concerns over the budget deficit and potential difficulties in absorbing new debt.
Asian stocks are expected to open lower as traders focus on China's economic conditions and European shares fail to provide a strong lead, while oil and bond yields remain relatively high.
Asia-Pacific equity markets finished mixed, with Australia's ASX All Ordinaries and South Korea's KOSPI falling, while Taiwan's TAIEX and Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined slightly; European markets are flat to lower, and U.S. equity futures point to a lower open.
Asian markets are expected to open on a defensive note due to concerns over Chinese trade activity, rising US bond yields, high oil prices, and a selloff on Wall Street.
Asian equities face a cautious start to trading while the yen strengthens following potentially hawkish remarks from the Bank of Japan governor, with futures for Australia slightly higher, US-listed Chinese stocks falling, and contracts for Japan showing a small gain.
Stock prices in Asia were mostly higher as investors awaited updates on U.S. inflation and China's economic data, while concerns about rising oil prices and possible higher interest rates weighed on markets.
Global shares rise as risk appetite increases, the yen jumps against the dollar, and signs of stabilization in the Chinese economy push up copper and oil prices.
Summary: Asian shares mostly decline as investors await U.S. consumer price data and the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.
Asian markets are expected to be on the defensive due to sagging stocks and rising oil prices, as investors await U.S. inflation figures that will impact the Fed's rate decision; China's real estate sector is seen as the most likely source of a global systemic credit event.
Asian stocks rise as US CPI data solidifies Federal Reserve pause bets, leading to a positive market sentiment and a weaker US Dollar.
Asian markets are expected to finish the week strong due to positive movements in the U.S. and Europe, although the release of economic data from China may dampen the mood, as it includes indicators such as house prices, fixed asset investment, and unemployment. The Chinese government is aiming to support the economy, but doubts remain about reaching the 5% GDP growth target and trade relations with the West continue to deteriorate. However, if investors continue with the bullish momentum from Thursday, these concerns may be temporarily set aside.
Risk appetite remains high in the market as Asian markets follow the rally in Wall Street; China's policy support measures, strong business activity data, and positive IPO of Arm contribute to the optimistic market sentiment.
Asian currencies are experiencing slight fluctuations against the US dollar, with the Japanese yen, Singapore dollar, and Taiwan dollar showing small movements.
The US dollar remains stable in Asian trades as the yen and sterling experience slight fluctuations due to upcoming central bank meetings, including the Bank of Japan's policy meeting, the US Federal Reserve's hawkish pause, and the Bank of England's possible interest rate increase.
Asian stocks sink as investors await the Federal Reserve's policy decision and concerns over inflation rise due to a surge in oil prices.
Asian markets open with a decline, primarily driven by chip- and AI-related shares, while concerns about China's economy persist, disrupting the calm ahead of several central bank meetings this week.
Asian stocks struggle as surging oil prices contribute to inflation and the possibility of higher interest rates, while Brent crude futures remain high and 10-year US Treasury yields reach 16-year highs.
U.S. stock markets closed lower amid risk-off sentiment as the Federal Reserve began its two-day monetary policy meeting, while Asian markets, including Japan's Nikkei 225 and Australia's S&P/ASX 200, experienced declines; however, European markets, including Germany's DAX and the U.K.'s FTSE 100, traded higher.
Equity markets in Asia are expected to open lower following a sharp decline in U.S. stocks, with futures in Japan, Hong Kong, and Australia all pointing to declines; meanwhile, India's benchmark stock indices declined for the third consecutive day after the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kept the interest rate unchanged but signaled the possibility of another rate hike in 2023.