A woman stands in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Associated Press
World shares inched higher led by Europe on Monday, after last week’s rout in US technology stocks that saw $2.3 trillion in value wiped off in two days with investors taking note of lofty valuations when the global economy is still in a recession.
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.
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.
Tokyo and Shanghai stocks closed higher on Friday but trade lacked direction with several major markets closed for Easter holidays. In Japan, the benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.50 per cent, or 110.44 points, to 22,200.56, while the broader Topix index climbed 0.12 per cent, or 1.96 points, to 1,616.93.
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, on Tuesday
To take advantage of the growing crypto market in the region, Bluechip Group of Companies launched recently ‘Bluechip Token’ and ‘Acre N Yard’ in the UAE market.
Tecom Group said on Monday it raised Dhs1.7 billion ($462.87 million) from investors for its initial public offering (IPO). The company announced its plan on June 8