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Asia stocks rise after grim October, set for worst month since 2011

10 October, 2018 10:35 am 10:35 am

TOKYO/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to end the month up from 20-month lows on Wednesday amid pledges by China to support its domestic markets, but sentiment was fragile after equity markets bled trillions of dollars in a grim Read More

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Asia shares turn up, euro rebounds as reports temper Italian debt fears

10 October, 2018 8:30 am 8:30 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares reversed early losses while the euro rebounded from six-week lows on reports Italy will cut its budget deficit at a faster pace than expected, raising hopes Rome could stave off a problematic debt blow-out. Italy Read More

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Asia Inc second quarter profits grow at slowest pace in nearly two years as...

09 September, 2018 11:29 am 11:29 am

(Reuters) – Asian companies posted their lowest profit growth in nearly two years in the June quarter and earnings are likely to come under further pressure, weighed down by the escalating US-China trade war and high currency volatility, Reuters analyses Read More

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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 Read More

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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 Read More

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Asia stocks slip; weakness in China outweighs NAFTA trade optimism

08 August, 2018 10:29 am 10:29 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks surrendered earlier gains and dipped on Thursday, With Chinese markets fixed firmly on risks from the Sino-US trade war and taking little comfort from an apparent easing in business tensions in North America and Europe. Read More

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Lighter and fitter, Khawaja ready to burst Asia hoodoo

08 August, 2018 9:58 am 9:58 am

CANBERRA  (92 News) – Usman Khawaja made his first impact in the quadrangular series by hitting 101* in a thrilling last-ball win for Australia A in a bid to establish himself as an all-conditions, all-formats batsman. Among those who played the Read More

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Muslims around the world celebrate Eidul Azha

08 August, 2018 1:37 pm 1:37 pm

MAKKAH (Reuters) – Muslims around the world marked the Eidul Azha holiday on Tuesday, gathering at mosques or in vast open sites to celebrate one of the two most important festivals of the Islamic calendar. Commemorating the willingness of Ibrahim, Read More

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Japan’s Akihito pushed imperial boundaries to reach out to Asia

08 August, 2018 8:25 am 8:25 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – When Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko stood, heads bowed, at a seaside cliff on Saipan 60 years after a bloody World War Two battle, their silent prayers conveyed a message many felt resonated louder than words. Read More

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Asian shares rally on China rebound; trade worries linger

06 June, 2018 9:47 am 9:47 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian share markets rallied from nine-month lows on Friday, after China eased foreign investment limits, but underlying sentiment was dampened by worries over trade frictions a week before initial US and Chinese tariffs were set to take Read More

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Asia shares hobbled by trade fears, oil extends gains

06 June, 2018 9:52 am 9:52 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets were under pressure on Wednesday as weakness in Chinese stocks and the yuan weighed on sentiment in the region, while oil climbed as the United States pressured allies to stop buying Iranian crude. MSCI’s Read More

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Nation celebrates 140th birth anniversary of Dr Allama Iqbal

11 November, 2017 10:17 am 10:17 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The nation is celebrating 140th birth anniversary of poet-philosopher and conceiver of idea of Pakistan Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal with traditional zeal across the country on Thursday. Born on November 9, 1877 in Sialkot, Allama Iqbal Read More

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Last lunar eclipse of 2016 occurs today

09 September, 2016 9:25 am 9:25 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The last lunar eclipse of 2016 will occur in the country at 9:55pm today. According to Met Office, the eclipse will end at 1:54 am on Saturday. It will also be visible in Europe, Africa, Asia Read More

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