Asia

Nikkei Posts Biggest Drop in Three Years

Japan's Nikkei share average posted its biggest daily drop in nearly three years on Tuesday, with banks taking the brunt of the sell-off, while a stronger yen dragged down stocks across the board.

Nikkei Soars to Begin Week

Tokyo shares on Monday soared to near one-month highs in heavy volume as the Bank of Japan's surprise decision to adopt negative interest rates spurred further buying.

Nikkei Rises Nearly 1% to Highest in a Week

Japanese stocks rose on Monday after a sharp rebound in crude oil prices helped global market sentiment, but traders cautioned that the gains could be a temporary, technical bounce rather the start of a sustainable recovery.

Hong Kong Shares Hit Lowest Since September 2012

Hong Kong's benchmark index dropped to its lowest level in more than three years on Monday, with investors' risk appetites soured by resumed declines in oil prices plus Friday's tumbles for share prices in the United States and Europe.