Asia markets: Stocks, earnings currencies, oil

SINGAPORE – Shares in the Asia-Pacific region were mixed on Tuesday as investors weigh economic concerns. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 0.86%, while the Hang Seng Tech index slipped 1.67%. Technology investor Prosus NV will sell some of its stake in Tencent to fund a stock buyback of itself and parent Naspers, the Dutch … Read more

Recession, currencies, oil, Russian debt

A man walks past the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Toru Hanai | Bloomberg via Getty Images SINGAPORE – Shares in the Asia-Pacific are poised to trade mixed on Monday as investors assess inflation and recession fears. The Nikkei futures contract … Read more

These stocks could provide 'downside protection' as inflation soars, Bernstein says

As surging inflation puts significant pressure on margins, Bernstein names stocks with pricing power that could outperform.

KB Home, Spotify, Nikola and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Darden Restaurants (DRI) – The parent of Olive Garden and other restaurant chains reported quarterly earnings of $ 1.93 per share, missing the $ 2.10 consensus estimate, with revenue and comparable-store sales also below analyst forecasts. Darden said the omicron variant significantly impacted guest demand, staffing … Read more

These Chinese stocks are down sharply on Thursday. Here’s what could be behind the decline

Traders on the NYSE Feb. 28, 2022. Source: NYSE Select Chinese stocks have declined sharply on Thursday. China watchers believe this is likely because the Securities and Exchange Commission has identified five US-listed American depositary receipts of Chinese companies (Yum China, BeiGene, Zai Lab, ACM Research and HUTCHMED) for failing to adhere to the Holding … Read more