Asia shares wallow near one-month lows on inflation anxiety

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares languished near one-month lows on Wednesday as investors speculated surging commodity prices and growing inflationary pressure in the United States could lead to earlier rate hikes and higher bond yields globally.FILE PHOTO: TV camera men

Asia shares, commodities firm on recovery bets; A$ hit by China move

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Thursday and commodity prices held near multi-year highs as investors switched to cyclicals amid hopes of a strong economic recovery, while the Australian dollar fell after China said it would end economic dialogue

Toshiba CEO resigns, shares surge on bidding war expectations

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani resigned on Wednesday amid controversy over a $20 billion buyout bid from CVC Capital Partners and the conglomerate’s shares surged on reports that more suitors were planning offers.FILE PHOTO: Toshiba Corp CEO

World stocks hit record high, powered by Wall Street

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks hit record highs on Friday, as tech shares on Wall Street cheered receding U.S. inflation fears, with the lack of inflation pressure keeping bond yields near two-week lows.FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a stock

Stocks edge up as Biden spending plan boosts U.S. outlook

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK (Reuters) -Stocks crept higher on Thursday following their weakest quarter in a year, while higher Treasury yields supported the dollar, as investors parsed the details of a $2 trillion U.S. government spending plan and hoped for strong jobs

Global shares struggle as U.S. bond yields march higher

LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Global stocks wavered on Wednesday while the safe-haven dollar held near five-month highs as Treasury yields resumed their upward march before U.S. President Joe Biden announces a multitrillion-dollar plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure.FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians wearing facial

Asia shares higher as investors overlook U.S. hedge fund default

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian share markets strengthened Tuesday as investors remained focused on the global vaccination program and shook off worries about a hedge fund default that hit international banking stocks overnight.FILE PHOTO: A man stands on an overpass