Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, with investors putting trade worries on the back burner after data showed Japan's economy grew in the first quarter, defying expectations.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.74 percent or 157.15 points to 21,407.24 in early trade while the broader Topix index was up 0.52 percent ot 8.04 points at 1,562.29.
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Oil started the week strong after Saudi Arabia and other OPEC+ members signaled intentions to keep supplies constrained for the rest of the year, while U.S. tensions with Iran ratcheted up as President Donald Trumpthreatened the country in a tweet.
Futures in New York rose as much as 1.3%, following a 1.8% gain last week. Saudi energy minister Khalid Al-Falih urged members of the alliance meeting in Jeddah to œstay the course on output cuts. Meanwhile, just weeks...
Gold held a weekly loss as the dollar steadied and markets remained fragile after the escalation in the U.S.-China trade war.
The U.S. will release data this week from home sales to manufacturing and may offer some clues on the robustness of the economic expansion. The Federal Reserve will also publish minutes from the latest policy meeting.
Spot gold -0.1% at $1,276.73/oz at 10:40am in Singapore, after dropping 0.7% last week. Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index steady, after...
President Donald Trump has given a strong warning to Iran, threatening its destruction if it attacks the United States or U.S. interests.
"If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran," Trump tweeted Sunday. "Never threaten the United States again!"
Just three days earlier, Trump appeared to be backing away from his apparently hawkish stance against Iran, saying he would be willing to talk with Tehran.
When asked by a reporter at the White House if the U.S. was going to war...
The sentiment around the European currency remains depressed at the beginning of the week and is pushing EUR/USD to the mid-1.1100s following the opening bell in the Old Continent.
EUR/USD looks to trade, data
Spot is losing ground uninterruptedly since last Monday amidst rising effervescence in the US-China trade universe, declining yields in the European money markets and a generalized risk-off mood.
In fact, the pair has accelerated its recent break below the critical support at 1.1200...