Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Tag: currencies

China’s benchmark lending rate, oil prices, currencies

SINGAPORE — Shares in Japan looked set to drop at the Monday open as investors in Asia-Pacific look ahead to the release of China’s latest benchmark lending rate. The Nikkei futures contract in Chicago...

Alibaba fiscal Q2 earnings, oil prices, currencies

SINGAPORE — Asia-Pacific markets rose in early trade on Friday, as Wall Street mostly lifted overnight supported by strong earnings. Alibaba, however, disappointed investors as it missed earnings expectations. Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.38%,...

U.S. retail sales data, oil and currencies

SINGAPORE — Asia-Pacific stocks started mixed on Wednesday before trending lower, as markets in the U.S. were lifted on the back of stronger-than-expected retail sales data. Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell nearly 0.3% after trading...

Australia monetary policy meeting minutes; oil, currencies

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific declined Tuesday morning as investors look ahead to the release of monetary policy meeting minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia. The Nikkei 225 in Japan slipped 0.19% in...

Central bank digital currencies are moving slowly — but not in China

China’s digital yuan currency is displayed on a mobile phone in Yichang, Hubei province, China, Feb. 22, 2021. Costfoto | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Don’t expect central banks to issue their own digital...