Asia FX inches Higher Ahead of Powell speech, China optimism Fades

Most Asian currencies crept higher on Wednesday as markets awaited more cues on U.S. monetary policy from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, although weak economic data from China and uncertainty over the country’s COVID policy weighed on sentiment. Still, most regional units were set to end November substantially higher on a weaker dollar and expectations […]


Japan Foreign Reserves Fall For Third Month After Intervention

Japan’s foreign reserves extended declines in October, following the previous month’s record drop, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday, reflecting the largest ever amount of yen-buying, dollar-selling interventionThe data comes alongside separate figures that confirmed Japan did not conduct stealth intervention in September and only entered the market to buy yen for U.S. dollars […]

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BoJ Holds Ultra-Low Interest Rates, Raises 2022 Inflation Forecast

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) held interest rates at record lows as expected on Friday, and said inflation is likely to rise more in the near-term as the Japanese economy struggles with elevated raw material costs and supply chain issues The central bank held its target for short-term interest rates at negative 0.1%, and said […]

Asian Stocks Up Steadies as Omicron Virulence Concerns Fade

Asian Stocks Up Steadies as Omicron Virulence Concerns Fade

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asia Pacific stocks were mostly up on Friday morning, steadying after U.S. counterparts hit a record high as concerns about the omicron COVID-19 variant’s impact on the global economic recovery continue to ebb. Japan’s Nikkei 225 was steady at 28,798.37 by 9:06 PM ET (2:06 AM GMT), with data released earlier in the […]

Sensex Tops 60,000 For First Time, Nifty Above 17,900 Led By Infosys

Asia markets, yuan fight to stabilise as Evergrande looms large

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Global stock markets grappled with contagion fears on Tuesday, sparked by troubles at China Evergrande as growing risks the property giant could default on its massive debt pile prompted investors to flee riskier assets. Asian markets were jittery in volumes thinned by public holidays in China, Taiwan and South Korea. The Hang […]