TOKYO Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on heightened tensions between the United States and Iran.
TOKYO, June 24 Asian shares were off to a
cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any
signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil prices
firmed on worries over heightened tensions between the United
States and Iran.
TOKYO, June 21 Japanese government bond yields
fell to near three-year lows on Friday, extending their decline
made after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled rate cuts, before
rising back a tad on profit-taking ahead of a weekend.
TOKYO, June 20 Asian stock markets rallied on
Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields
plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent,
after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts
later this year.
* BOJ stands pat but Fed stance seen prompting easing
TOKYO, June 20 A gauge of global stock markets
edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields
and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled
possible interest rate cuts later this year.
* Two of past four Fed rate cut cycles led to dollar/yen
TOKYO Japan's life insurers are holding out for the possibility that the Federal Reserve's first rate cut in more than a decade will afford them better levels at which to be buying the U.S. dollar.
* Pound under pressure as Johnson fans no-deal Brexit
TOKYO The British pound on Tuesday languished near this year's low on rising worries Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace UK Prime Minister Theresa May, could put Britain on a path towards a dreaded no-deal Brexit.