Japan’s Nikkei drops as investors watch Ukraine situation, oil

SINGAPORE – Shares in Japan led losses in Asia-Pacific during Monday trade as investors monitor developments from the Covid situation in Hong Kong to tensions between Russia and Ukraine. The Nikkei 225 dropped 2% in morning trade while the Topix index shed 1.8%. South Korea’s Kospi declined 1.34%. Elsewhere, the S & P / ASX … Read more

Nasdaq futures are slightly lower as Wall Street weighs Russia-Ukraine tensions, potential Fed rate hikes

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, January 18, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Stock futures dipped slightly Sunday evening as investors continued to monitor the developing tension between Ukraine and Russia and potential Fed rate hikes. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average inched … Read more