Most Asian FX edge lower, South Korean won leads losses

Most Asian FX edge lower, South Korean won leads losses

The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0204 GMT. CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR Currency Latest bid Previous Pct day Move Japan yen 123.790 123.92 +0.11 Sing dlr 1.362 1.361 -0.10 Taiwan dlr 28.871 28.828 -0.15 Korean won 1222.800 1219.5 -0.27 Baht 33.510 33.5 -0.03 Peso 51.500 51.39 -0.21 Rupiah 14372.000…

Asian FX slips on Ukraine jitters, Malaysia leads stock losses

Asian FX slips on Ukraine jitters, Malaysia leads stock losses

Most Asian currencies started the week on a negative footing on Monday, with the South Korean won and Thai baht leading losses as investors assessed the fallout from an intensifying Russia-Ukraine conflict, while regional equities were mixed. The Malaysian ringgit and the Philippine peso slipped about 0.2% each…

Asian stocks, FX tumble as Russia attacks Ukraine

Asian stocks, FX tumble as Russia attacks Ukraine

Asian currencies and stocks were battered on Thursday with shares in Singapore and India losing about 3% as Russian attacks on Ukraine spoiled investors appetite for risk. Russian forces fired missiles at several Ukrainian cities and landed troops on its south coast on Thursday, officials and media said…

Asian currencies muted; Philippine peso and S.Korean won firm

Asian currencies muted; Philippine peso and S.Korean won firm

The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0204 GMT. CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR Currency Latest bid Previous Pct Move day Japan yen 115.180 114.93 -0.22 Sing dlr 1.342 1.3431 +0.05 Taiwan dlr 27.875 27.872 -0.01 Korean won 1195.900 1197.1 +0.10 Baht 32.100 32.13 +0.09 Peso 51.280 51.37 +0.18 Rupiah 14320.000…

Asian FX mixed in thin trade; Taiwan dlr, yuan eye strong 2021 gains

Asian FX mixed in thin trade; Taiwan dlr, yuan eye strong 2021 gains

The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0200 GMT. CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR Currency Latest bid Previous Pct day Move Japan yen 115.050 115.06 +0.01 Sing dlr 1.351 1.352 +0.05 Peso 50.950 51 +0.10 Rupee 74.410 74.41 0.00 Ringgit 4.172 4.175 +0.07 Yuan 6.376 6.3731 -0.04 Change so far in…

Most Asian FX set for strong weekly gains as dollar slips

Most Asian FX set for strong weekly gains as dollar slips

Most Asian currencies gained against the U.S. dollar this week, as the greenback was headed for its first weekly loss in five after an improvement in risk appetite put a brake on the safe-haven currency’s rally. Earlier this week, the U.S. dollar touched a one-year high but slipped as the week progressed on improving optimism…

Asian banks’ trials with ‘tokenised securities’ stuck in silos

Asian banks’ trials with ‘tokenised securities’ stuck in silos

Asian banks’ trials with ‘tokenised securities’ stuck in silos – industry body

Asian stocks extend global rally to seventh day; US stimulus in focus

Asian stocks extend global rally to seventh day; US stimulus in focus

Tokyo led the advance, with the Nikkei jumping 1.9% early in the session. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.3%, hitting its highest level this month

Asian Stocks Erase 2021 Gains on Concerns Over Inflation, Virus

Asian Stocks Erase 2021 Gains on Concerns Over Inflation, Virus

(Bloomberg) — Asian stocks dropped, with the regional benchmark briefly erasing its gains for the year, as mounting worries over inflation and a resurgence in Covid-19 cases soured investor sentiment. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slid as much as 1% and was down 0.9% as of 12:52 p.m. in Tokyo, tracking losses in American shares…

Asian shares up on China gains but tech worries weigh

Asian shares up on China gains but tech worries weigh

HONG KONG — Asian shares rose on Tuesday, led by a stronger Chinese opening and shaking off the initial drag from tech-driven Wall Street losses, while the dollar stayed at multiweek lows against other major currencies. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2%, swinging into positive territory after Chinese blue chips rose…