5:27 pm October 1, 2014 | No Comment
The dollar extended its longest winning streak in more than two years before a report that may show US hiring increased, while platinum slumped to a five-year low. European stocks swung between gains and losses and Greek bonds led advances in higher-yielding government debt.
5:09 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
A falling currency and rising doubts over the new government's ability to carry out reforms are dampening investor interest in Indonesia's high-yielding bonds, as seen in the response at Tuesday's auction of government debt.
11:03 am September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Japanese fund managers cut the proportion of shares in their model portfolio allocations in September as they grew wary of geopolitical risks and uncertain economic outlooks at home, in Europe and in China.
10:49 am September 30, 2014 | No Comment
The Australian and New Zealand dollars clawed their way off lows on Tuesday but still seemed destined to suffer losses exceeding 6 percent for the month amid a strengthening US currency and sliding global commodity prices.
7:17 pm September 29, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. Indonesian stocks rose on Monday, led by the finance sector, despite the rupiah hitting its lowest level in more than seven months. The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) gained 9.44 points or 0.2 percent to 5,142.01 on Monday, rebounding somewhat from the 1.3 percent drop it saw on Friday after the House of Representatives passed […]
5:07 pm September 29, 2014 | No Comment
For bond investors who are convinced a lack of inflation will keep the Federal Reserve from upending Treasuries when it begins to raise interest rates, there is one parallel in history that suggests they still have cause for concern. The last time consumer-price increases were slowing before the Fed started increasing borrowing costs was in […]
7:45 pm September 26, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia’s benchmark stock index and the rupiah fell on Friday after legislators voted to end direct regional elections. Yields on governments bonds were higher, reflecting a pick-up in risk.
2:33 pm September 26, 2014 | No Comment
It was six minutes after the opening bell on Feb. 4, and dozens of big-name stocks were still untraded in Tokyo. Telecommunications giant SoftBank was among those that hadn’t budged. The offer price fell 5 percent, then more, and still there were no takers.
1:39 pm September 26, 2014 | No Comment
The newest way to bet on the fortunes of Chinese e-commerce heavyweight Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will debut on Monday when its stock options go live for trading, and investors should look for the initial action to be very busy, but also choppy and potentially pricey.