The dollar stood at 111.91 yen in Asian trade, slightly slipping from 112.00 yen in New York overnight. File
Robust earnings from Google-owner Alphabet and Twitter took the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes close to record levels on Friday, with data showing the domestic economy slowed lesser than expected in the second quarter providing support.
World shares were trading in a narrow range on Thursday after major US indexes hit record highs in a pre-Independence Day rally, buoyed by the easing of trade tensions between the US and China.
As optimism grows that the United States and China are nearing a trade deal, Japan kicks off its own negotiations with Washington from Monday, hoping to resolve some of the issues «very quickly.» US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Japan›s Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) told investors for the first time on Thursday it would keep interest rates at super-low levels for at least one more year, seeking to dispel uncertainty over its commitment to ultra-loose policies as the economy comes under fresh pressure.
Saudis share photos and videos of the crown prince, who made the IPO the centrepiece of his plan to diversify the kingdom's economy away from oil and open up its society.
London stocks and the British pound jumped on Friday after an election triumph for Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson that analysts said will bring clarity to Brexit proceedings and unlock stronger economic growth.
India’s benchmark index Sensex traded near its life-time highs on Friday after signs of easing in US and China trade tension. The Sensex hit an intraday high of 41,030.92, which is a little over 100 points away from a record high of 41,163.79.