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Asia shares rally to four-and-a-half month peak on hopes of US-China trade ...

02 February, 2019 9:49 am 9:49 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks advanced to 4-1/2-month highs on Wednesday as investors bet that Chinese and US trade negotiators would be able to secure a deal to de-escalate their year-long tariff war. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose nearly 1.0 percent to reach its highest levels since Oct. 2. Hong Kong’s … Read More

Asia shares worn down by trade tension, yen a safe harbour

09 September, 2018 9:39 am 9:39 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares carved out a 14-month trough on Friday as investors feared a new salvo of Sino-US tariffs could come at any moment, while a slump in US chip stocks rippled through the tech-heavy region. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS lost 0.4 percent, having earlier reached its lowest … Read More

Asia shares eke out gains, dollar befuddled by trade doubts

08 August, 2018 10:21 am 10:21 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares crept marginally higher on Wednesday as optimism over the US-Mexico trade deal was quickly clouded by caution ahead of a looming deadline on tariffs with China. A flat finish on Wall Street and a dearth of major economic data across the region made for thin trade and MSCI’s broadest index … Read More