Asian markets mostly rose Monday as investors await the release of key US data at the end of the week, while Shanghai and Hong Kong surged after China approved three private banks as part of an economic reform drive.
Asian markets mostly rose Thursday as an index of Chinese manufacturing activity hit an 18-month high in July, boosting hopes for the world’s No. 2 economy, as concerns over the Ukraine crisis eased.
Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday, adding to the previous day’s rally, following a positive lead from Wall Street while concerns over the Ukraine air crash crisis ease.
Asian markets picked up Tuesday with traders welcoming news that pro-Russian rebels had handed over the black boxes from downed flight MH17, helping to ease geopolitical concerns.
Asian shares were mixed Thursday after the Dow on Wall Street ticked up another record high in response to strong earnings and a positive outlook on the US economy by the Federal Reserve.