Malaysia extends falls to 4th day; Indonesia up 2 pct

By Karthika Suresh Namboothiri Undated, May 24 : Malaysian stocks fell for a fourth straight session on Thursday as a widening probe over corruption linked to the previous government and continued capital outflows soured investor sentiment, while Indonesia soared for the third day running. The Malaysian index slid 2 percent to 1,768.18, its lowest level […]

Futures flat as US-China trade tensions simmer

By Sruthi Shankar Undated, May 3 : U.S. stock index futures were flat on Thursday as investors remained on edge about the U.S.-China trade talks, while the latest round of earnings added little cheer. Among early decliners were AIG, which dropped 5.6 percent after the insurer reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit. Tesla shed 5.1 percent, […]

Most fall as tech sell-off drags broader Asia lower; Philippines recovers

By Nikhil Nainan Undated, Apr 20 : Most Southeast Asian stock markets slipped on Friday tracking broader Asia which was hit by a sell-off in technology stocks, while Philippine shares regained some ground following a sharp fall in the previous session. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was trading 1 percent lower as […]

Most up on oil, commodity gains; Philippines slides

By Nikhil Nainan UNDATED, Apr 19 : Most Southeast Asian markets gained on Thursday as strong commodity and oil prices buoyed sentiment, while a selloff in the Philippines saw the index closing at it lowest in nearly a year. Philippine shares pared earlier sharp losses to close down 1.4 percent at its lowest since April […]

Commodity stocks lift FTSE to 10-week high; pricing worries hit Unilever

By Danilo Masoni MILAN, Apr 19 : The UK’s top share index rose on Thursday as surging crude oil prices boosted commodity stocks, while consumer goods giant Unilever fell on worries over its pricing power. By 0838 GMT, the FTSE 100 was up more than 0.2 percent to its highest level since early February and […]