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Asia stocks lower amid growth worries; oil rebounds

11 November, 2018 9:47 am 9:47 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares drifted lower on Monday as signs of softening demand in China rekindled anxiety about the outlook for world growth, but Saudi Arabia’s plans to cut production helped to halt a slide in oil prices. MSCI’s Read More

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Asian shares fall on trade, Fed rate hike fears, pound hits 2-week top

11 November, 2018 9:49 am 9:49 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks were hammered on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-US trade war dented risk sentiment, while sterling jumped to two-week highs on hopes of an orderly Read More

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Asia starts new month up on strong Wall Street after brutal October

11 November, 2018 9:03 am 9:03 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Thursday as bruised investor sentiment got some relief from another robust Wall Street session thanks to upbeat corporate earnings, while the dollar hovered near a 16-month high on further signs of strength in Read More

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Asian stocks fragile as US-China trade tensions escalate

10 October, 2018 9:24 am 9:24 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares came under pressure on Tuesday with Chinese markets and the yuan falling, hurt by fresh worries about the intensifying Sino-US trade war and tracking losses in Wall Street indexes. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares Read More

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Oil stable as Asia stock markets rebound

10 October, 2018 8:53 am 8:53 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares bounced from last week’s steep declines on Monday, though sentiment remained fragile amid heightened worries about corporate earnings and a slowdown in global economic growth. Wider sentiment in markets has been hit by a range Read More

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Asian shares struggle as European woes, Saudi concerns dim mood

10 October, 2018 8:06 am 8:06 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged lower on Tuesday as earnings season nerves in the US dented Wall Street, while a cocktail of negative factors from Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic isolation to concerns over Italy’s budget and Brexit talks depressed sentiment. Read More

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Asia shares pare losses as China rallies on stimulus hope

10 October, 2018 8:17 am 8:17 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets pared early losses on Monday as Chinese stocks swung higher for a second session and helped offset geopolitical concerns over Saudi Arabia, Italy and Brexit. Blue chips in Shanghai climbed 3.5 percent in early Read More

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Dollar at one week high after hawkish Fed minutes; Asia stocks capped

10 October, 2018 8:09 am 8:09 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks were capped and the dollar rose to a one week-high in early Thursday trade after the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting showed broad agreement among board members on the need to raise borrowing Read More

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Asia stocks edge up but Saudi tensions limit gains

10 October, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose modestly on Tuesday, gaining a firmer footing after a week of heavy losses, although increasing tensions between Saudi Arabia and the West have fanned geopolitical concerns and capped gains. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific Read More

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Asian shares resume descent, oil prices up on Saudi tensions

10 October, 2018 8:11 am 8:11 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Monday as worries over Sino-US trade disputes, a possible slowdown in the Chinese economy and higher US borrowing costs tempered optimism despite a rebound in global equities late last week. Not helping the Read More

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Asian shares on edge after nine-day rout, mood shaky as volatility spikes

10 October, 2018 9:04 am 9:04 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares appeared tentative on Friday, holding steady after a nine-day losing streak, but sentiment was frail after Wall Street shares crumbled and expectations of market volatility shot up to an eight-month high. Worries about the economic Read More

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Asia shares shattered by Wall Street rout, China’s yuan under fire

10 October, 2018 8:13 am 8:13 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets sank in a sea of red on Thursday after Wall Street suffered its worst drubbing in eight months, a conflagration of wealth that could threaten business confidence and investment across the globe. It also Read More

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Asian shares fall as China set to reopen after Beijing eases policy

10 October, 2018 8:31 am 8:31 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia stumbled in early trade on Monday as investors waited with bated breath as China’s markets prepare to reopen following a week-long holiday and after its central bank cut banks’ reserve requirements in a bid Read More

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Dollar lifted by yield surge, Asia stocks slugged

10 October, 2018 8:52 am 8:52 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The dollar notched an 11-month top on the yen on Thursday as stunningly strong US economic data drove Treasury yields to their highest since mid-2011, while Asian stocks were pressured as borrowing costs rose at home. Higher Read More

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Asian shares weather Fed rate hike, US bond yields fall

09 September, 2018 8:11 am 8:11 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares held firm on Thursday, outperforming sagging Wall Street shares, and US bond yields fell after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected, sticking to its script of gradual policy tightening. MSCI’s broadest index of Read More

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