Oil prices dip as demand stalls, but U.S. supported by rig cut
Mon Sep 14, 2015 3:12am EDT
Oil prices dipped on Monday in Asia as weakening demand weighed on markets, although U.S. futures received some support from reduced American drilling. Front-month Brent crude futures were down 29 cents at $47.85 per barrel at 0649 GMT, although U.S. crude futures were at $44.62, nearly flat with their last settlement.
Asia pulls higher as markets on edge ahead of Fed meeting
Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:29am EDT
Asian shares rose in choppy trade on Monday after Chinese markets were hit by soft economic data, while the dollar sagged as investors questioned whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will be confident enough to raise rates for the first time in almost a decade.
10-year JGB yield falls to 4-month low ahead of half-year end
Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:58am BST
Japanese government bond prices ticked up slightly on Friday, supported by perception that some Japanese investors who are behind their target for JGB investment in the half-year to September.
Japan exports growth seen slowing in August as weak China saps demand
Fri Sep 11, 2015 9:07am BST
Japanese exports are forecast to have risen at a slower pace for the second straight month in August, pressured by weakening demand across Asia as China’s economic slowdown takes a toll on export-growth engines in the region.
Asia stocks stumble as gloomy China, Japan data add to growth worries
Thu Sep 10, 2015 6:37am BST
Asian stocks fell on Thursday after lacklustre Chinese and Japanese economic data added to heightened worries about slackening global growth, sapping investors’ appetite for riskier assets.