Strategists say buy stocks with high dividend yield during bear market

US stocks fell into bear market territory last month – and the wild swings since have made it hard to predict where the market is going next. The S&P 500 logged its worst performance in 50 years during the first half of this year, as it tumbled nearly 20%, and the Nasdaq is down nearly … Read more

Goldman Sachs Asia stock picks for rising rates, recession risk, strong dollar

Goldman Sachs’ Asia strategists say markets are facing a “troubling triad” of rising rates, recession risk and dollar strength – but they expect some stocks to benefit. Here are some of their buy-rated picks, a number of which are on Goldman’s conviction list. “Asian regional markets are off to one of the worst starts in … Read more

These are the best stocks to own as bond yields rise, Jefferies says

Jefferies has named the best stocks to own during rising US 10-year Treasury yields.

Conflict playbook: Morgan Stanley's top stocks to navigate Russia-Ukraine conflict

Morgan Stanley has named a raft of stocks to own – and avoid – as the conflict between Russia and Ukraine ratchets up.

Russia-Ukraine crisis, Bank of Korea, currencies

SINGAPORE – Asia-Pacific shares fell on Thursday as investors continue to watch the escalating situation between Russia and Ukraine. The Shanghai composite in mainland China fell 0.32% and the Shenzhen component dropped 0.4%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was down 1.3%. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 declined by 0.73%, while the Topix slid by 0.5%. … Read more

Asia-Pacific markets rise as investors watch deepening Ukraine crisis

SINGAPORE – Shares in Asia-Pacific rose in Wednesday trade as investors continue monitoring the intensifying crisis surrounding Ukraine. Mainland Chinese stocks were higher by the afternoon, with the Shanghai composite gaining 0.55% and the Shenzhen component surging 1.313%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index advanced 0.69%. South Korea’s Kospi climbed 0.27%. Elsewhere, the S & P … Read more

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index surges 2%

SINGAPORE – Shares in Asia-Pacific rose in Wednesday trade, with stocks in Hong Kong leading gains regionally. By Wednesday in the city, the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong soared 1.97% as Chinese tech stocks bounced back from their Tuesday losses. Shares of Alibaba jumped 6.12% while Tencent gained 2.21% and Netease advanced 3.92%. Mainland … Read more