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Asian markets mixed as Wall Street ticks higher

Asian markets were mixed on Friday after major indexes edged higher on Wall Street, preserving their gains for the week.

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The ECB aims to keep interest rates lower for longer — a lot longer, say economists

The European Central Bank tweaks and simplifies its message after changing its inflation target. The key takeaway --- rates are going to remain low for a long time.

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Asian markets rise as earnings optimism outweighs COVID fears

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday for a second day as optimism about an economic recovery appeared to outweigh concern over rising coronavirus cases and inflation.

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Asian markets mixed as Japanese exports surge

Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded and Japanese exports surged as investors tried to figure out how rising coronavirus infections will affect the global economy.

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Asian markets fall after Wall Street’s worst day in months

Asian shares fell Tuesday as worries were growing that a faster-spreading variant of the coronavirus could upend the global economic recovery.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
EURUSD Euro 1.18 0.0001 0.01%
USDJPY Japanese Yen 110.55 0.40 0.36%
GBPUSD British Pound 1.37 -0.0020 -0.15%
AUDUSD Australian Dollar 0.74 -0.0014 -0.19%
DXY U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 92.91 0.08 0.09%
BUXX WSJ Dollar Index 87.56 0.09 0.10%

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Asian markets fall on COVID-19 spread, Wall Street declines

Asian shares fell across the board Monday, as pessimism took hold following rising COVID-19 infections regionally and Wall Street's first weekly loss following three weeks of gains.

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Asian markets mixed as China reports growth slowed

Asian shares were mixed Thursday, taking their cue from a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street.

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Asian markets slip on U.S. inflation concerns

Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday, tracking a decline on Wall Street as investors weighed the latest quarterly earnings reports from big U.S. companies and data pointing to rising inflation.

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Asian markets follow Wall Street higher ahead of earnings reports

Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday ahead of U.S. earnings reports that are expected to show strong profits for major banks.

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Asian markets rise as Wall Street eagerly awaits earnings

Asian stock markets rose Monday after Wall Street hit a high despite jitters about the spread of the coronavirus's delta variant as investors looked ahead to U.S. earnings reports.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD 33524.79 1,048 3.23%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR 1795.89 63.52 3.67%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD 125.26 5.26 4.38%
XRPUSD Ripple USD 0.60 0.0162 2.75%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD 455.39 14.90 3.38%
XMRUSD Monero USD 202.89 4.85 2.45%