KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.4 percent to 16,830.80 and South Korea's Kospi gained 0.7 percent to 1,970.44. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.6 percent to 5,418.90 and benchmarks in Taiwan, New Zealand and Southeast Asia also rose. MARKET INSIGHT: "Yellen's public comments tonight could give markets good reason to remain cautious,"...
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Shinzo Abe is considering delaying a sales tax hike, originally planned in April 2017, by around two years, Japanese media reported on Friday.
Malaysia's investigations into troubled state-development fund 1MDB didn't examine key evidence or interview Prime Minister Najib, the Wall Street Journal reported.
SHIMA, Japan— The leaders of the Group of Seven rich economies pledged Friday to "collectively tackle" major risks to global growth, including direct political threats to the international order from terrorist attacks, violent extremism and refugee flows. Meeting at a seaside resort with expansive views of a scenic bay and emerald-green islands, G-7 leaders...
Parco Singapore's Yoshinori Shimizu talks about the response for Singapore's first pop-up Pokemon cafe in a collaboration with Everything with Fries.
The G-7 has to cooperate, especially with risk events coming up such as the Fed meeting and Brexit, says Leonteq Securities' Frank Troise.
Julius Baer's Mark Matthews remarks the market is reacting well to good news such as Fed officials talking about raising rates and higher oil prices.
TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, May 27- Asian stocks pulled ahead on Friday after U.S. data continued to put the economy in a positive light, while the dollar was on the defensive against major peers. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2 percent to a two-week high. Japan's Nikkei nudged up 0.4 percent, buoyed by prospects of Tokyo delaying a sales...
Markets in Asia were mostly higher on the final trading day of the week as traders awaited direction from Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments due later.