Asian equities

Pacific Rim Share Prices Clobbered on Escalating Greek Crisis

May 16, 2012

Equities fell 3.2% in Hong Kong, 3.1% in South Korea, 2.4% in Australia, 2.2% in Taiwan, 1.8% in India, 1.6% in Singapore, Indonesia and China, and 1.1% in Japan.   The British Ftse and German Dax have lost 0.7% and 0.6%, but the Paris Cac is 0.7% firmer. Sterling reacted poorly to the Bank of England […] More

Dollar Rises as Stocks Swoon to One-Month Low

May 23, 2011

The risk trade is off, boosting the dollar by 1.1% against the euro, 1.3% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.6% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% versus sterling, 0.4% against the Canadian dollar, and 0.2% relative to the yen and yuan. The Swiss franc set a new record high of 1.2323 per […] More