Asian shares advance on earnings optimism, yen slips to 4-yr low

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares advanced and U.S. long-dated bond yields edged up to a five-month high on Wednesday on rising optimism about the global economy and corporate earnings while the yen slipped to a four-year low on the dollar.FILE

World shares dip as China growth disappoints, oil extends rally

MILAN (Reuters) – World shares dipped on Monday after data showed slower-than-expected growth in China’s economy last quarter and surging oil prices fed inflation concerns.FILE PHOTO: A woman goes past the Italian Stock Exchange in Milan, as the country is

Stocks and bonds reel under stagflation threat

LONDON (Reuters) – A selloff in global stocks extended into Tuesday on signs that soaring energy prices had put a dampener on economic growth, while inflation and policy-tightening fears sent short-dated U.S. Treasury yields to 18-month highs.FILE PHOTO: The London

Asian shares fall with oil at multi-year highs, U.S. yields surge

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares dropped on Wednesday and U.S. benchmark yields rose to a three-and-a-half month top as investors stayed jittery about inflation with oil prices reaching new multi-year highs.Slideshow ( 2 images )MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific

Rising Treasury yields hit tech stocks; oil at 3-year highs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. government borrowing costs advanced for a sixth week on Monday, hurting tech stocks, on bets that higher interest rates were on the way, while energy shares rose as oil prices hit three-year highs.FILE PHOTO: People

Asian shares fall on growth and tapering fears, dollar holds firm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares dropped Thursday, while the dollar held firm, in line with a cautious global mood as investors worried about the combination of slowing global growth and the potential tapering of central bank stimulus.FILE PHOTO: A

Asia shares mixed, mull implications of U.S. jobs shock

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares got off to a mixed start on Monday as a disappointing U.S. payrolls report promised to keep policy there super-loose for longer, but also clouded the outlook for global growth and inflation.FILE PHOTO: A man