Asia stock markets mostly higher, China at 7-year high –

HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock indexes rose Friday, with China’s benchmark at its highest in seven years, after Wall Street eked out another record close.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1 percent lower to 20,172.15 and South Korea’s Kospi rose 0.5 percent to 2,134.11. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng advanced 1.2 percent to 27,863.25. The Shanghai Composite Index […]

Asian stocks mixed in muted trading after Wall Street fall – seattlepi …

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed in muted Tuesday morning trade amid a lack of fresh news to buoy market sentiments following an overnight slide on Wall Street.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 was barely unchanged, inching down 0.04 percent to 19,896.94 in the morning session. Investors were looking to sell after the index reached the psychologically key 20,000 […]

Gold slips as U.S. stock market extends gains – MarketWatch

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold futures fell for a second session on Monday as investors shifted their attention to stocks. December gold /quotes/zigman/635641/delayed GCZ4 +0.25% shed 50 cents to settle at $1,310.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The stock market extended gains as geopolitical risks eased and on dovish remarks from the Federal […]

Fuel Fix » Oil drops following declines in stock market

Oil drops following declines in stock marketPosted onApril 25, 2014 at 7:50 pmbyAssociated Press in Crude oil, MarketsShare this:EmailPrint0The price of oil dropped below $101 per barrel Friday after disappointing earnings in the U.S. prompted declines in the stock market.Benchmark U.S. crude for June delivery shed $1.34 to close at $100.60 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil finished the […]

Asian stock trading muffled by Wall Street fade | General Holding LLC

BANGKOK (AP) — Subdued trading reigned in Asian stocks Wednesday after the S&P 500′s failure to punch through its recent record high for a second day instilled caution into markets.

There was little economic or corporate news for regional markets to trade on, which put Wall Street’s lack of momentum into focus.
For two straight days the S&P 500 has approached its […]