LONDON, April 27 (Reuters) - Stimulus hopes fuelled a 3 percent Chinese equity surge on Monday, boosting Asian currencies and pushing emerging stocks to 7-1/2-month highs, though Russian markets...
DUBAI, April 27 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's stock market edged down in early trade on Monday as Brent oil slipped below $65 per barrel and heavyweight Saudi Telecom went ex-dividend. Egypt's market was also soft.
India's benchmark share index down 0.51 percent, while the broader NSE index 0.69 percent lower, dragged down by blue-chips on tax and earnings concerns, while caution prevails ahead of the expiry of derivatives later this week.
April 27 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks advanced to fresh seven-year highs on Monday, led by Chinese state-owned giants on expectations that Beijing will accelerate mergers among state-owned enterprises (SOEs).
SEOUL, April 27 (Reuters) - Daily net trading in shares on South Korea's main stock exchange by three major categories of investors as of 0720 GMT, in billions of South Korean won (a negative figure indicates net selling): FOREIGNERS INSTITUTIONS RETAIL Apr 27 202.5* -241.2 31.9 Apr 24 532.8 -434.7
SHANGHAI, April 27 (Reuters) - China stocks jumped to fresh seven-year highs on Monday, led by heavyweights such as China Petroleum & Chemical Corp and PetroChina Co Ltd on expectations that Beijing will accelerate mergers among state-owned enterprises (SOEs).
HELSINKI, April 27 (Reuters) - The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Monday:
DUBAI, April 27 (Reuters) - Most Gulf stock markets rose slightly in early trade on Monday as Brent oil held above $65 per barrel, but Dubai slipped after the emirate's bourse operator posted poor first-quarter results.
TOKYO, April 27 (Reuters) - A rally in Chinese stocks led Asian equities to 7-year highs thanks to expectations of more stimulus from Beijing with stellar earnings from a few U.S. hi-tech giants...
SYDNEY, April 27 (Reuters) - Australian shares surged to a seven-year closing high, pulling closer to the key psychological barrier of 6,000, as miners and energy stocks benefitted the most from a rally in iron ore prices.