Trump’s tip on Mexican tariffs crumbles Asian stocks

Asian stocks were mostly lower on Thursday as traders kept a close watch on impending U.S. tariffs on Mexico while trade talks with Beijing remained at a standstill. Japan's Nikkei 225 index was almost flat at 20,774.04 and the Shanghai Composite index lost 1% to 2,831.75. The benchmark in Shenzhen, a smaller, more domestic-oriented market, … Continue reading Trump’s tip on Mexican tariffs crumbles Asian stocks

An overview of the Asian stock market

Technology stocks have been at the forefront of the rally in Asian stocks this year, yet there’s more driving the sector than just Tencent Holdings Ltd. Don’t get us wrong, Tencent has been a great story thus far. The stock with the single biggest weighting in the MSCI Asia Pacific Index is up about 25 … Continue reading An overview of the Asian stock market