Articles By Bhaskar Prasad
Most of the Asian markets fell Tuesday as investors remained cautious ahead of the U.S. Presidential elections.
Most of the Asian markets rose Wednesday amid investor hopes that the Bank of Japan would announce stimulus measures to bolster the country's economic growth.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Tuesday as investors assessed whether stimulus measures announced by policy makers in the U.S. and Europe will revive global economic growth.
European markets fell Tuesday as investor confidence was weighed down as fears of the debt crisis affecting the euro zone was revived by the rising borrowing cost faced by Spain.
Most of the Asian markets dropped Tuesday as investor confidence was weighed down by the intensifying tensions between China and Japan and the increasing concerns over the euro zone debt crisis.
The U.S. stock index futures point to a lower open Monday after the rally seen last week following the announcement of the Federal Reserve's plan to buy mortgage securities.
European markets fell Monday as investor sentiment turned negative after fears of the debt crisis affecting the euro zone were revived undermining the optimism over the stimulus measures announced by policymakers to bolster economic growth.
Most of the Asian markets dropped Monday after the rally last week when investor confidence was buoyed by the optimism that the stimulus measures announced by the central banks in the U.S. and the Europe would help revive the global economic growth momentum.
With the Bank of Korea unexpectedly holding its policy rate at 3 percent, market participants feel that stimulus measures will be urgently needed to reinvigorate the country’s weakening economy.
Most of the Asian markets gained in the week as investor confidence was lifted following the announcement of another round of quantitative easing by the U.S. Federal Reserve which is expected to rejuvenate the economic growth.