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Asia stocks prove resilient to US riots as S&P futures bounce

06 June, 2020 9:04 am 9:04 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pushed to three-month highs on Monday as progress on opening up economies helped offset jitters over riots in US cities and unease over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 ESc1 recovered early losses to be up 0.1%, having been down 1% in early trade, while … Read More

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Asian stocks set to slip on coronavirus fears, vaccine timing

05 May, 2020 8:56 am 8:56 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian equities were set to pull back on Wednesday as heightened concerns about coronavirus infections and the timing for a vaccine outweighed the lift from rebounding oil prices and upbeat corporate earnings in Europe. Leading US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Tuesday warned lawmakers that a premature lifting of lockdowns … Read More

Asia stocks set to rise as Wall Street jumps on lockdown easing hopes

04 April, 2020 9:57 am 9:57 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set for gains on Tuesday after a strong Wall Street session as easing lockdown restrictions by some countries and US states buoyed sentiment, despite another decline in oil prices. While some investors believe the worst may soon be over for the world economy, Commonwealth Bank of Australia said … Read More

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Asia stocks cautious before Fed, oil on defensive

06 June, 2019 9:21 am 9:21 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns stemming from recent Middle East tensions. The Shanghai Composite Index .SSEC lost 0.25%, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng .HSI rose 0.15% and Japan’s Nikkei .N225 dipped … Read More

Asia stocks struggle as global woes persist, oil near two-month lows

10 October, 2018 9:55 am 9:55 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged lower on Wednesday as concerns, ranging from worries about US corporate earnings to Middle East tensions, weighed on sentiment while crude oil approached two-month lows after Saudi Arabia flagged possible supply increases. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was down 0.2 percent, extending the decline of … Read More

Asia stocks slip to 14-month lows on simmering trade worries

09 September, 2018 10:56 am 10:56 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks slipped to 14-month lows on Wednesday, as investor confidence was chilled by the latest round of verbal threats in an intensifying U.S.-China trade conflict. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS lost 0.3 percent, plumbing its lowest levels since July 2017. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng .HSI fell 0.5 … Read More

Asia stocks capped, dollar at two-week high as trade war dents confidence

08 August, 2018 8:41 am 8:41 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks inched on Friday following a tech-led rise on Wall Street, although the latest exchange of trade threats between Beijing and Washington capped gains and drove safehaven flows to the dollar, which hovered near a two-week high. Investors also remain cautious ahead of the July US jobs report due later on … Read More