Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares finished lower Wednesday, dragged lower by gold miners on the back of weak bullion prices, while BHP outshone the broader market and hit a record high as brokerages upgraded its shares after the miner’s annual results. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.5% to 6,885.2 at the close, off a 1-yr high marked […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Cinema stocks jumped in Hong Kong Tuesday as Chinese box offices set a revenue record of $929.63-M for the week beginning 11 February, following a movie-going rush at the start of Lunar New Year holiday break. Shares of IMAX China Holding Inc soared as much as 90% in the morning session, while Alibaba Pictures […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares advanced Monday, bouncing back from last wk’s losses, as Wall Street’s record finish Friday and positive domestic corporate earnings boosted investor sentiment. The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 1% at 6,877.10 by 0030 GMT, its biggest intraday percentage rise since 5 February. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index slipped 1% […]

Bring Top Chef’s Cuisine from Around the World into Your Home

Bring Top Chef’s Cuisine from Around the World into Your Home

“There is nothing like successfully creating a restaurant dish you like at home“– Paul Ebeling Whether your approach to cooking is just to do whatever Gordon Ramsey or Wolfgang Puck says, these Top chefs help you to bring the fine dining experience to your kitchen table. Make hummus with Michael Solomonov, the famous chef behind […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares finished lower Friday ahead of Key earnings due next week. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.6% to 6,806.7 at the close of trade. The benchmark was down 0.5% on the week. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 1.3% Friday. The index was down 3.6% on the week. Japan’s stock benchmark capped […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s A-share market will be closed from Thursday, 12 February through 17 February, and resume trading on 18 February 2021. There will be no Asia emerging market stocks and currencies report on Friday, 12 February as most markets in the region will be closed for the Lunar New Year holiday. HeffX-LTN will resume coverage […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s A-share market will be closed from Thursday, 12 February through 17 February, and resume trading on 18 February 2021. China stocks finished higher in the last trading session before the Lunar New Year holiday, with blue-chip stocks marking 13-yr highs + Wednesday as strong inflation data underscored a recovery in the world’s 2nd-largest […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s blue-chip index finished Tuesday at the highest mark in 13 yrs, as investors were reassured by a quicker economic recovery following a containment of a resurgence of locally transmitted COVID-19 infections. The blue-chip CSI300 index ended up 2.19% at 5686.25, the highest closing level since 15 January 2008. The Shanghai Composite index was […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares advanced Monday on rising hopes of a broader economic recovery. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.6% at 6,880.7. New Zealand markets closed for a public holiday. Japanese shares rose Monday, with both Nikkei and Topix hitting 30-yr highs, as strong corporate earnings lifted investor confidence for an economic recovery from casedemic lows. […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks ended higher on the wk Friday, as investors found support from a continued economic recovery. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.2% at 5,483.41, the Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.2% to 3,496.33. On the wk, CSI300 climbed 2.5%, the SSEC inched up 0.4%. Japanese shares ended more than 1% higher Friday, following Wall […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks finished lower Thursday on signs of liquidity tension ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday offset continued capital inflows. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.44% to 3,501.86, while the blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.21% to 5,473.95. The smaller Shenzhen index ended down 1.1% and the start-up board […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares finished lower Wednesday, as profit-taking in tech stocks outweighed gains in automakers on expectations of strong sales growth this year. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index fell 0.46% to 3,517.31 and the blue-chip CSI300 index shed 0.29%. The CSI300 IT index lost 3.4%, while the STAR50 index tracking Shanghai’s tech-focused STAR […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares rose Tuesday after the central bank expanded its bond buying program to further support an economic recovery and reiterated its pledge of a prolonged period of record low interest rates. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 1.5% higher at 6,762.6. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index slipped 0.4% to 13,044.5. Japanese stocks finished […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares finished higher Monday, at the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.64% at 3,505.28. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.23% with its financial sector sub-index 1.25% higher and the Real Estate index up 0.89%. ** The healthcare sub-index jumped 2.24%. The Shenzhen index gained 1.18% and the start-up board ChiNext Composite […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Australian shares rose more than 1% Friday, led by a recovery in banks and miners, tracking overnight Wall Street gainers The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 1.1% at 6,725.70 by 2350 GMT on track to rise 1.7% in January, its 4th straight monthly gainer. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index was up […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks MSCI’s Asia sans-Japan stock index was weaker by 1.09%. China stocks fell Thursday, with major indexes posting their worst decliner in more than 6 months The Shanghai Composite index ended down 1.91% to 3,505.18. The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 2.73% to 5,377.14. The Shenzhen index ended down 2.93% and the start-up board ChiNext […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China stocks finished higher Wednesday, with banking and manufacturing shares leading the gainers, as upbeat industrial data suggested a sustained recovery while the manufacturing sector rapidly emerged from its COVID-19 slump. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.11% at 3,573.34, shrugging off concerns that policy makers would shift to a tighter […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s blue-chip stock index fell Tuesday, marking its biggest daily loss since September after touching a 13-yr high in the prior session on profit taking. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.51% to 3,569.43, and the blue-chip CSI300 index fell 2.01% Japanese shares finished lower Tuesday before earnings season profit-taking. The […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China shares ended higher Monday. Leading the rally, the CSI300 consumer staples index rose 4.7%, while the CSI300 consumer discretionary index gained 2.1%. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1% to 5,625.92, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.5% at 3,624.24. Japanese shares finished higher Monday led by tech and pharma stocks The Nikkei share […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks China’s composite stock index finished lower Friday, while the blue-chip average finished higher, as investors locked in profits in other Asian markets after a recent rally. The blue-chip CSI300 index was +0.1% at 5,569.78, while the Shanghai Composite Index was off 0.4% to 3,606.75. On the wk the indexes rose 2.1% and 1.1%, respectively. […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#Australia#Japan #China#world#stocks Hong Kong stocks finished lower Thursday, capping a 5-day winning streak, as investors locked in profit following sharp gains. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng Index was down 0.12% to 29,927.76. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 0.5% to 11,889.45. China stocks settled higher Thursday, in line with other Asian markets […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #Australia #Japan #China #world #stocks Around the region, MSCI’s Asia sans-Japan stock index was firmer by 2.03%, China stocks finished higher Wednesday, with electric vehicle and healthcare shares leading the gainers, as the PBoC kept liquidity abundant to support economic recovery from the COVID-19. The Shanghai Composite index ended 0.47% higher at 3,583.09 while […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #Australia #Japan #China #world #stocks Australian shares finished higher Tuesday, as mining and financial stocks recovered from sharp losses in the prior session. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 1.2% at 6,742.60 at the close of trade. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.3% or 42.95 pts to finish the session at 12,881.31, Japanese shares […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #Australia #Japan #China #world #stocks Monday the US financial markets are closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. China stocks ended higher Monday, as investors cheered better-than-expected GDP data pointing to a strong recovery from The China Virus chaos in the world’s 2nd-largest economy. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.1% to close […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#world#stock #markets#Australia #China#Japan China shares fell Friday as consumer and liquor stocks retreated on worries over lofty valuations. The CSI300 index fell 1% to 5,418.13 by the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.5% to 3,546.96. On the week, CSI300 lost 1.4% and SSEC dipped 0.6%.  Japan’s benchmark Nikkei stock average finished […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific#world#stock #markets#Australia #China#Japan China’s blue-chip index fell Thursday, moving further away from a 13-yr closing high earlier this week, as the country reported its biggest jump in COVID-19 cases in more than 10 months. At the close, the blue-chip CSI300 index was down 1.93%. The Shanghai Composite index fell 0.91%. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei stock average closed at […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world#stock #markets#Australia #China#Japan -China stocks were mixed Wednesday, with investors taking profits from consumer and healthcare shares after the blue-chip index hit its 13-yr highs At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.08% at 3,605.33, but the blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.09%. The CSI300 index snapped week-long gainers from the start of Y […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet  $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $SOX $VXX “The Bulls are still running, despite the chaos” — Paul Ebeling Last Week’s Action Stocks ran higher, and the NAS Comp and PHLX Semiconductor Sector (SOX) led the run North The financial market is ignoring any and all bad news and is focused on more stimulus in Y 2021. With some caveats, […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally to Extend

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally to Extend

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #SantaClaus #Rally $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $SOX $VXX “The Bulls will drive the Santa Claus Rally in to the New Year” — Paul Ebeling Last Week’s Action Again the US economic data came in strong, the benchmark indexes finished on the highs. The small-cap stocks led Wednesday, cloud software, some chips and some online […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan  There will be no Asia-Pacific stocks report on Friday, 1 January, as most markets in the region will be closed for the New Year Holiday. We will resume coverage on Monday, 4 January. China stocks rose to multi-year highs on the last trading day of Y 2020, as investors cheered […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan #Thailand Thailand’s stock index reversed course to fall as much as 1% Wednesday after a spike in coronavirus cases sparked fears of another lockdown in the tourism-and-trade-reliant country, with the benchmark on course to end the year as one of the worst performers in Asia.  China’s blue-chip index and start-up […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Japan’s Nikkei finished at a more than a 30 yr high Tuesday, as risk appetite improved on hopes that a long-awaited US China Virus chaos aid/relief package would be expanded. The benchmark Nikkei share average rose 2.66% at 27,568.15, its highest closing level since 6 August 1990. The broader Topix […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally is On

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally is On

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #SantaClausRally #Bullish #COVID #Vaccine $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “The Bulls Christmas Market is a happy one” — Paul Ebeling Now: The Bulls are in celebration mode this Monday morning with the major US stock indexes trading at: DJIA +199.60 at 30399.41, NAS Comp +76.91 at 12881.65, S&P 500+24.33 at 3727.39. That is what Bull markets do when Santa Claus leads the […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China stocks finished higher Monday, helped by strong industrial profit data that underscored a continued recovery in the world’s 2nd-largest economy. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.4% to 5,064.41, the Shanghai Composite Index was flat at 3,397.29. Japanese shares rose in holiday-thinned trade Monday as investors continued to bet that […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China stocks finished lower Thursday, weighted down by tech shares after Beijing launched an antitrust probe into Jack Ma’s Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA). China’s blue-chip index CSI300 fell 0.1% to 5,000.02, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.6% to 3,363.11. The tech heavy STAR Market dropped 2.1%, while the CSI TMT […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China shares finished higher Wednesday, buoyed by optimism that policymakers would likely avoid sudden credit policy tightening in Y 2021 to support an economic recovery from its virus-induced slump. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.76% at 3,382.32, while the blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.85%. The […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Countries across the world shut their borders to the UK Monday on fears about a new coronavirus strain. Around the region, MSCI’s Asia sans-Japan stock index was weaker by 0.48%, Japan’s Nikkei index closed down 1.04%. China stocks finished lower Tuesday, falling the most in nearly 4 months on concerns […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China stocks closed higher Monday, as investors cheered Beijing’s continued policy support to shore up its economy hurt by the coronavirus chaos. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.9% to end at 5,046.84, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.8% at 3,420.57. The tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext rose 3.6%, while Shanghai’s […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China stocks ended lower Friday, weighed down tension between the US as the United States is set to add dozens of Chinese companies to a trade blacklist Friday. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.29% to 3,394.90, while the blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.35%. The smaller […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares spiked Thursday to their highest close in nearly 10 months, as projection of a faster economic recovery next year, and strong November employment data lifted sentiment. The S&P/ASX 200 index settled 1.2% higher at 6,756.70, its highest close since 25 February, and marking a 2nd straight session of […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China’s blue-chip index ended Wednesday as optimism over the continued recovery in the world’s 2nd-largest economy lifted consumer stocks, offsetting weakness in the tech sector. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index finished flat at 3,366.98, while its blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.18%. The consumer staples sector rose 1.08%, […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China’s blue-chip index ended higher Tuesday, boosted by upbeat factory data and a liquidity injection by PBoC, the country’s central bank. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.2% at 4,945.10, while the Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.1% to 3,367.23.  Japanese shares ended off Tuesday as rising COVID casess sapped investors appetite […]

Soneva Jani, the World’s Most Exclusive Hotel

Soneva Jani, the World’s Most Exclusive Hotel

#SonevaJani #Maldives #hotel #exclusive #luxury #best Inspired by a word that means wisdom in Sanskrit, Soneva Jani is located on Medhufaru island, which is part of an uninhabited 5-island cluster in the Noonu Atoll. The Maldives’ most exclusive hotel, and perhaps the best hotel in the world, is fringed by pristine beaches, blanketed with lush tropical greenery, and […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China stocks rebounded Monday, bolstered by hopes of more policy support to shore up the world’s 2nd-largest economy hit by the COVID chao. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.9% at 4,934.84, and the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.7% at 3,369.12. Japanese shares closed higher Monday as progress on COVID-19 vaccine […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China’s blue-chip stocks fell for a 5th straight session running Friday to post their biggest weekly loss in 11 wks. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 1% to 4,889.63, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.8% to 3,347.19. On the week, the CSI300 index declined 3.5% in its worst weekly performance […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan  Chinese shares closed flat Thursday as better-than-expected bank lending data countered a decision by S&P Dow Jones Indices to remove some Chinese companies including SMIC and Hikvision from its listings. The blue-chip CSI300 index was unchanged at 4,940.52, while the Shanghai Composite Index ended flat at 3,373.28. Japan shares settled […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China shares finished lower for a 2nd session running Tuesday as tensions with the US weighed on the market, with financial and transport stocks lead the decline. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.3% to 5,009.88, while the Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.2% to 3,410.18. Japanese shares ended lower for the […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China stocks fell Monday, weighed down by financials, due to worries over heightened US trade tensions, although upbeat trade data narrowed losses. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.9%, to 5,022.24, while the Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.8% to 3,416.60. The tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext slipped 0.2%, while STAR50 index added […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares lost for a 3rd session running Monday, as deepening tensions with China, its largest trading partner, following a move by Beijing to impose anti-dumping tariffs on Australian wine imports spooked investors. The S&P/ASX 200 index settled 1.3% lower to 6,517.8, New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ended […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Australia shares finished lower Friday as Treasury Wine fell on China’s plans to impose temporary anti-dumping measures on Australian wine imports. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.5% to end the session at 6,601.1 pts and close lower for the 2nd day running. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan #Thailand #Singapore Thai shares climbed nearly 2% to hit their highest in more than 5 months Monday, leading broader gains in emerging Asian stock markets, while Singapore stocks were lifted by better-than-expected Q-3 GDP numbers. China’s blue-chip index Monday ended at its highest in more than 5 yrs, led by […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Chinese shares closed higher Friday, led by materials and machinery stocks, and posted a weekly gain as investors looked past recent bond market defaults and focused on broader economic recovery. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.44% at 3,377.73. The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.31%. […]

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia #Thailand Australian shares closed higher Thursday, recouping early losses due to gains in financial stocks, while New Zealand extended falls from the previous session as worries over surging global COVID cases dampened sentiment. The S&P/ASX 200 index swung into positive territory in the last hour of trade after spending […]

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia China stocks ended lower Tuesday, weighed by losses in healthcare stocks and more bond defaults hit sentiment. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.2%, to 4,894.79, while the Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.2% to 3,339.90 pts Japan’s Nikkei share average closed at a 29-yr high Tuesday as investors cheered news […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China stocks ended higher Monday after upbeat data pointed to a continued recovery in the world’s 2nd-largest economy, with the establishment of a China-backed trade bloc aiding sentiment. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.0%, at 4,904.17, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 1.1% at 3,346.97 pts. The tech-heavy startup […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Hong Kong stocks ended the week higher, despite easing on the day after Trump administration decided to ban U.S. investments in firms linked to the Chinese military, ramping up pressure on Beijing after the U.S. election. The Hang Seng index ended 0.1% lower to 26,156.86 Friday, while the China […]

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia  Shanghai shares ended lower Thursday after data showed that the country’s new bank loans last month fell more than expected to their lowest in a year on tightened loan quotas. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.1% at 4,908.46, while the Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.1% to 3,338. The tech-heavy […]

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia China stocks closed lower Wednesday, dragged down by concerns about tighter regulation over big tech companies weighed on sentiment. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.53% to 3,342.20. The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.99%, with its new energy vehicle sector sub-index down 3.56%, tech sub-index […]

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Australian shares closed higher for a 4th session running Tuesday as progress in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine raised hopes of a Fassst recovery in the global economy and bolstered hard-hit travel, tourism and energy stocks. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO ended 0.7% higher. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Japan’s Nikkei share average Monday reached a high last seen almost 3 decades ago with Honda Motors leading gains among carmakers on strong earnings figures. The Nikkei rose 2.12% to 24,839.84, its highest close since November 1991, adding 8.1% in the last 5 sessions of gainers. The broader Topix […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia #Thailand The suspension of Ant Group’s massive share offering have become fresh tailwinds for China’s stock market, as investors rush to snap up a piece of an economy recovering rapidly from the coronavirus chaos. China’s blue-chip CSI300 index .CSI300 has risen more than 19% YTD. Japan’s Nikkei index Friday ended at […]

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia #Thailand Investor confidence in Thailand’s financial markets has dropped to a 7-month low, dented by growing political protests A survey in October by the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations showed its confidence index fell to 61.27, the lowest mark since a record low of 56.7 in March. The […]

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Australian shares finished flat to little changed Wednesday. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed down 0.1%. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 added 0.6%, or 69.62 pts, at 12,199.93. Hong Kong stocks ended lower Wednesday, The Hang Seng index fell 0.2% to 24,886.14, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.3% at 10,099.16.  […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares closed higher as gold stocks led the gains as uncertainty stoked bids for the safe-haven metal Monday. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed up 0.4% at 5,951.30. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 off 0.1% to 12,070.83. Japan’s Nikkei share average rose Monday on signs of a recovery in domestic […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia China stocks closed lower Friday, but the indexes posted monthly gains on strength in consumer discretionary and banking shares. The blue-chip CSI300 index ended 1.6% lower to 4,695.33, the Shanghai Composite Index shed 1.5% to 3,224.53. On the month, CSI300 was up 2.4%, while SSEC inched up 0.2%. The […]

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia China stocks reversed earlier losses to close higher on Thursday, bucking a global selloff, supported by the consumer sector after leading companies posted strong Q-3 earnings. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.8% to end at 4,772.92, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.1% at 3,272.73. The tech-heavy startup board […]

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Australian shares ended 4 straight sessions of losses to close slightly higher Wednesday as gold miners gained and technology stocks rose following Afterpay’s strong earnings. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO ended 0.1% higher at 6,057.7. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 closed higher at 12,264.5. Japanese shares fell Wednesday, pulled […]

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The Best Private Island Resorts in the World

#private #islands #resorts #luxury Private islands need to be as self-sufficient as possible, which means harnessing the power of solar and finding innovative ways to use found materials on the island. These islands are constantly trying to reduce what they need to bring from the mainland. And that translates to hyper-local cuisine, as islands start […]

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Australian shares closed at a near 3-wk lows Tuesday, as a rise in cases of the novel coronavirus around the world and fading hopes on a timely US stimulus deal stoked fears of a prolonged global economic pain. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO fell 1.7% to 6,051.00. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares dipped Monday, with gold stocks leading losses, as a record rise in coronavirus cases in the United States and parts of Europe made investors nervous about a global economic recovery. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO slipped 0.2% to 6,159.20. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 finished up 0.5% at 12,470.34. Japanese […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Australian shares dipped Friday, with gold stocks leading losses, as sentiment was weighed by uncertainty over a US stimulus deal and a preliminary survey showing weaker-than-expected domestic manufacturing activity in October. The S&P/ASX 200 index closed down 0.1% to 6,167.00. It lost 0.8% on the wk. New Zealand’s benchmark […]

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Australian shares fell to 2-wk lows Thursday after an impasse in US stimulus talks tempered market sentiment globally. Broad-based losses pushed the S&P/ASX 200 index down 1.5% or 90.10 points to 6,101.70 by 2348 GMT. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.4% to 12,378.2. Japanese shares […]

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia #Thailand Thai stocks dipped another 0.3% to trade around 6-month intraday lows touched in the prior session, the Thai baht weakened as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Bangkok Monday, defying a ban on demonstrations. Australian shares finished lower Tuesday, as surging coronavirus cases in Europe raised […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan #Thailand Thai shares languished at a 6 month low Monday as escalating anti-government protests threatened to further erode investor confidence in the country and heaped further pressure on the region’s worst performing stock market this year. Protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and curbs on powers […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Australian shares finished lower Friday with sentiment taking a hit from a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Europe. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed 0.5% lower at 6,176.80. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 closed 0.4% lower to 12,433.16 ahead of election results Saturday. Japan’s Nikkei share average fell Friday as new […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares closed higher Thursday, lifted by energy and mining stocks, as investors bet on a steady recovery after the reserve bank hinted at additional monetary easing to support the China Virus-damaged economy The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO finished 0.5% higher at 6,210.30, following a 0.3% decline Wednesday. In New Zealand, […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares inched down Wednesday as halted vaccine trials and uncertainty around a US fiscal stimulus package hit sentiment. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.1% to 6,191.30 by 0018 GMT, New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index was up 0.3% at 12,489.20, on track to gain for the 11th day […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares hit a near 2-month high Tuesday, led by banking and technology stocks, as expectations that the United States would soon pass a coronavirus relief package lifted global equity markets. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 1% to 6,193 by 0005 GMT. New Zealand, the main S&P/NZX 50 index […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares closed higher Monday, with the technology index at a record high, although investors refused to make big bets awaiting hints on additional US stimulus. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed 0.4% higher at 6,126.60. New Zealand’s the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 finished 0.6% higher at 12,356.89. Japanese stocks fell Monday […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Australian shares posted their best wk in 6 months Friday, capping an eventful week that saw the government pledge billions to pull the economy out of recession. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed unchanged at 6,102.2 after flitting between small gains and losses throughout the session. On the wk, it added […]

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #China #Japan #Australia #Thailand New Zealand stocks posted a record closing high Thursday and Australian shares extended gains into a 4th session running, tracking Wall Street as President Trump called for some COVID-19 relief measures after calling off aid/relief/stimulus talks. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 ended 1.8% higher at 12,235.92, rising for the […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares rose over 1% Wednesday, with the benchmark index settling above the 6,000 level for the 1st time since 3 September after the government pledged to spend billions to help pull the economy out of its historic COVID-19 chaos recession The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed 1.3% higher at 6,036.4, […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares finished slightly higher Tuesday as the central bank held Key rates steady ahead of the Federal budget later in the day. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed up 0.2% at 5952.7. The benchmark had gained 2.6% Monday. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 closed 0.6% higher at 11,975.02. […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares posted their biggest daily rise in 2.5 months Monday as investors cheered President Trump showing signs of recovery from COVID-19. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed 2.6% higher at 5,941.6 pts, in New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 closed up 0.6% at 11,898.26. Japanese shares bounced Monday, after doctors […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#worldstocks #AsiaPacific #Australia #Japan #China Australian shares finished off more than 1% Friday, declining further from their modest losses initially in reaction to President Trump testing positive for COVID-19, eclipsing any optimism stemming from easing of the local virus-led curbs. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 1.4% lower to 5,791.5. On the week, it was off […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan A hardware failure shut down trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday in the worst outage ever suffered by the world’s 3rd-largest stock market, which said it aimed to reopen Friday. Australian shares closed higher Thursday, rebounding from a more than 2% drop in the prior session, boosted by […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares fell more than 2% Wednesday, with miners and financials suffering major blows, as investors tracked Wall Street futures lower. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 2.3% lower at 5,815.9, posting their 3rd straight session in the Red. The benchmark snapped a 5-month winning streak, and lost 1.4% during the […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares gave up early gains to close flat Tuesday. The S&P/ASX 200 index closed flat to little changed at 5,952.1, New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index slid 0.5% to 11,742.09. Japanese shares closed at a 7-month high Tuesday, tracking US stocks. The Nikkei 225 Index erased early losses and ended […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan  Asian markets were powered Monday by signs China’s economic recovery was gaining momentum with pent-up demand, fiscal stimulus and surprisingly resilient exports boosting sentiment across the region. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares sans Japan advanced 0.7% to 551.48, but stayed within striking distance of a 2-month low of […]

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The World’s Best Ski Resorts

#ski #resorts #luxury #world’s #snow A luxury snow experience begins and ends off the slopes. That means offering all the information guests need to track conditions, the highest-end amenities to keep their equipment dry and warm, and of course, a super breakfast before heading out to the mountain. In terms of actual on-snow experience, we like […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares ended the wk on a positive note, boosted by banks, as investors cheered the government’s signals to ease lending standards to free up credit and revive the virus-hit economy. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO closed1.5% higher. The benchmark index marked its best weekly gainer since the wk ended 14 […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Stock markets across Asia’s emerging economies fell Thursday as concerns about rising coronavirus cases in the developed world hammered investors’ risk appetite, driving capital into USD and other safe-havens. Australian shares closed nearly 1% lower Thursday, tracking declines on Wall Street, as fresh economic data from the United States […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares rose Wednesday by their most in more than 2 months as expectations grew that the central bank would cut interest rates in 2 wks. ASX 200 index .AXJO closed 2.4% higher, snapping 4 straight sessions of decliners. In New Zealand, the benchmark index .NZ50 ended 0.8% higher at 11,704.62. China stocks […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Asian shares were broadly weaker Tuesday as possible delays in expanded US aid/relief/stimulus and concerns about fresh virus lockdowns in Europe dented the recent positive sentiment towards global equity markets. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was down 0.68%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 .AXJO dropped 0.5%, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index .HSI was […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares dipped Monday, as a Wall Street decline in the prior session and surging cases of C-19 in Europe pushed investors to look past an improvement in the domestic virus chaos. The S&P/ASX 200 index slipped 0.2% to 5,852.10 by 0102 GMT. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares ended lower for a 2nd session running Friday, as losses in financials offset gains in mining stocks, while a rise in infections in the country’s virus hotspot Victoria dashed hopes of a Fassst recovery. The S&P/ASX 200 index shed early gains to edge 0.3% lower to 5,864.5 at […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Japanese stocks fell Thursday, pushed lower by major exporters after the Fed’s dovish tone drove JPA to a 7-wk high Vs USD. The Nikkei 225 Index fell 0.68% to 23,316.75 by 0159 GMT. The broader Topix fell 0.47% to 1,636.65. China shares ended weaker Thursday, with healthcare and consumer […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares followed their US peers higher Wednesday, led by tech stocks, as investors awaited the Fed’s policy statement due later in the day for its view on the US economy. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index rose 1% to a 1-wk closing high. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares ended flat Tuesday, weighed by banking stocks as minutes from the central bank’s recent policy meeting did not provide a clearer direction on further policy measures. The ASX 200 index ended 0.08% lower to 5,894.8. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ended 0.2% lower to […]

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