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Asian shares down, dollar jumps on Yellen's rate hike signal

 Asian shares edged lower on Thursday and the dollar rebounded after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted that interest rates in the United States could rise quickly this year.

Asian shares at two-month high ahead of Trump news conference

 Asian shares stood near two-month highs on Wednesday as investors looked to President-elect Donald Trump's news conference later in the day for any clues to his policies on tax, fiscal spending, international trade and currencies.

Asia stocks find relief as China set to return seized U.S. drone

 Asian shares steadied near four-week lows on Monday after China agreed to return the U.S. drone it had seized, easing worries for now about possible deterioration in diplomatic relations.

Asian shares, dollar wobble as investors brace for Fed outcome

 Asian shares and the dollar were on tenterhooks on Tuesday as investors awaited the looming outcome of the Federal Reserve's rates review,

Asia flat following a weaker Wall Street as Treasury yields hit 16-month high

 Asian shares were flat in early trade on Friday following mostly sluggish sessions on Wall Street and Europe, as 10-year U.S. Treasury yields surged to near 18-month highs and crude futures soared to 16-month highs.

Dollar soars on U.S. yield gains, Asian shares wobbly

 The dollar vaulted to 13 1/2-year highs against a basket of major currencies as U.S. bond yields rose, leaving Asian stocks vulnerable to potential rotation out of emerging markets to the United States.

Asian shares, dollar rattled by U.S. election uncertainty

 Asian shares stumbled and the U.S. dollar was on the defensive on Wednesday as signs that Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump could be closing the gap with his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton spooked investors.

Asian shares surge, dollar lags on slow-motion Fed

 Asian shares surged on Thursday, taking their cue from Wall Street, after the Federal Reserve left U.S. interest rates unchanged and slowed the pace of future hikes, slugging the dollar and lifting commodity prices.

Asia jumps as cautious Fed lifts risk appetite, dollar on defensive

 Asian shares gained across the board on Thursday as risk appetite revived after the Federal Reserve reduced the number of interest rate hikes expected this year, while the dollar nursed substantial losses.

Global stocks dip, dollar on tenterhooks for Fed; oil bounces

 Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday while the dollar dithered as markets waited anxiously for the Federal Reserve to provide guidance on the risk of U.S. rate hikes this year.

Asian shares hit two-month high on solid U.S. job growth

 Asian shares hit two-month highs on Monday, extending their sharp gains in the previous four sessions, following upbeat U.S. jobs data and rebound in oil commodity prices.

Asian shares set for best week in 5 months, await US jobs data

 Asian shares looked set on Friday to post their strongest week in five months as global investors returned to riskier assets after a string of positive U.S. economic data and a bounce in oil and commodity prices.

Asian shares drop to 2011 levels as oil slump intensifies

 Asian shares slid to their lowest levels since 2011 on Monday after weak U.S. economic data and a massive fall in oil prices stoked further worries about a global economic downturn.

Asian shares extend losses as China sows confusion

 Asian shares sank to their lowest in over four years on Monday as doubts mounted about Beijing's ability to manage the world's second-biggest economy.

Asian shares rally as China drops circuit breaker, firms yuan setting

 Asian shares rebounded on Friday, led by strong gains for battered Chinese stocks after China suspended its market circuit breaker system and set a firmer midpoint rate for yuan trading for the first time in nine days.

Global stocks hit, euro shines after ECB wrong-foots traders

 Asian shares joined a global markets slump on Friday after the European Central Bank's stimulus package fell well short of markets' high expectations, sending the euro rocketing to its biggest one-day surge in nearly seven years.

Asian shares rally as positive US close boosts confidence

 Asian shares traded higher on Tuesday, recovering from Monday's losses, as Wall Street's positive close boosted investor confidence.

Asian markets head lower on weak Chinese data

 Asian shares started August lower as disappointing economic data from China weighed on investors' confidence.

Asian shares mostly higher on Greece deal

 Most Asian stock markets have risen following the news of a deal between Greece and its creditors.

Asian shares bounce back from losses

 Asian markets traded higher on Tuesday, recovering losses made a day earlier on fears that Greece would exit the eurozone, after voting no to bailout conditions from creditors.