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Asian shares trapped in a trade maze, oil nurses losses

11 November, 2019 8:41 am 8:41 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares stumbled on Wednesday as the Sino-US trade talks produced nothing but a stream of conflicting messages, while concerns about a glut of supply left oil prices nursing their biggest one-day loss in seven weeks. Figures from the American Petroleum Institute out late Tuesday showed a far larger rise in crude … Read More

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Asian shares reach three-month peak as risk embraced

10 October, 2019 10:11 am 10:11 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares scaled a three-month high on Tuesday after Wall Street hit all-time peaks amid hopes of progress in Sino-US trade talks and for another dose of policy stimulus from the Federal Reserve this week. Japan’s Nikkei .N225 led the way with a rise of 0.6% to reach ground last trod a … Read More

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Asia hopes for best in trade talks, Brexit vote

10 October, 2019 8:55 am 8:55 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets made guarded gains on Tuesday amid cheery chatter about the chance of a Sino-US trade deal, while investors were sanguine yet another vote on Brexit would still avert a hard exit for the UK. A holiday in Tokyo kept turnover light and MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside … Read More

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Asia stocks welcome trade talks, euro on defensive

07 July, 2019 9:32 am 9:32 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares on Wednesday gave a guarded welcome to hints of progress in the Sino-US trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro as investors wagered on a dovish outcome from the European Central Bank’s coming policy meeting. Sentiment had been helped by a Bloomberg report that US Trade … Read More

Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India 13-2 to reach West Asia Baseball Cup fina...

07 July, 2019 6:54 pm 6:54 pm

COLOMBO (92 News) – Pakistan thrashed arch-rivals India 13-2 in the first semi-final of the West Asia Baseball Cup 2019 on Thursday. Playing first, Pakistan scored 13 runs. In reply, India could only hit two score. Defending champions Sri Lanka will face Iran in the second semi-final.

Pakistan, Lunar Eclipse

Pakistan to witness lunar eclipse today

07 July, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

LAHORE (92 News) – A partial lunar eclipse, starting on Tuesday night and ending early Wednesday morning, will be visible in Pakistan, according to the Climate Data Processing Centre (CDPC). The CDPC predicts that the lunar eclipse will begin on July 16 at 11:44 pm and end at 1:02 am on July 17. It will … Read More

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Stocks relieved at trade truce, bonds step back

07 July, 2019 10:38 am 10:38 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Stocks rallied and bonds retreated in Asia as a thaw in the Sino-US trade dispute averted one threat to the global economy, leading investors to pare wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks. The dollar firmed modestly on the safe-haven yen as Treasury yields rose and futures reined in … Read More

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Asia shares slump to four-month low on risk of interminable trade war

05 May, 2019 2:23 pm 2:23 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-US trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world’s two largest economies. In early European trading, futures for the pan-region Euro Stoxx 50 and German DAX were each down … Read More

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Saudi Arabia says oil facilities outside Riyadh attacked

05 May, 2019 11:24 pm 11:24 pm

RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said armed drones had struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a “cowardly” act of terrorism two days after Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The energy minister of the world’s largest oil exporter said the … Read More

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US prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

04 April, 2019 6:06 pm 6:06 pm

WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 per cent jump in crude prices to their highest for 2019 so far. Officials in Asia opposed the expected … Read More

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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

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Asia stocks quiet, dollar firm after upbeat US job data

02 February, 2019 9:14 am 9:14 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asia stocks hovered near four-month highs on Monday after a mixed performance on Wall Street at the close of last week, while the dollar firmed against the yen following strong U.S. job and manufacturing data. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was almost flat. It had scaled a four-month peak … Read More

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Pompeo says Trump-Kim summit to be held somewhere in Asia

01 January, 2019 9:30 am 9:30 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was dispatching a team to make preparations for the next summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to be held somewhere in Asia late in February. In an interview with Fox News Channel, Pompeo said the North Koreans had … Read More

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Asia stocks scale 4-month peak as Fed turns more cautious; dollar sags

01 January, 2019 9:16 am 9:16 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asia stocks rose to a four-month high on Thursday after the Federal Reserve pledged to be patient with further interest rate hikes, signaling a potential end to its tightening cycle amid signs of slowing global growth. The dollar struggled near a three-week trough against its major peers and US Treasury yields were … Read More


Trump, North Korea’s Kim to hold second summit in late February

01 January, 2019 8:22 am 8:22 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said after Trump met Pyongyang’s top nuclear negotiator. The announcement came amid a diplomatic flurry in Washington surrounding the visit of Kim Yong … Read More