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Asian shares hit 14-week highs on trade deal hopes

11 November, 2019 9:42 am 9:42 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares surged to more than 14-week highs on Monday as growing optimism over US-China trade talks and upbeat US job data boosted global investors’ appetite for riskier assets. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS jumped 1%, touching its highest level since July 25. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng .HSI … 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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Asian shares track modest global gains, sterling lower

10 October, 2019 10:04 am 10:04 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares inched up on Friday, tracking small gains in world markets as positive earnings offset economic growth concerns, while sterling weakened as the prospect of a UK election added fresh uncertainty to Brexit dramas. In early trade in Asian countries, MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was 0.13% … Read More

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Asian shares edge up as earnings, geopolitics sway sentiment

10 October, 2019 10:18 am 10:18 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pulled ahead on Thursday as corporate earnings and a ceasefire in northern Syria helped prop up sentiment, though the backdrop of trade and brexit uncertainties was enough to prevent a decisive shift towards riskier assets. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan advanced 0.4% with Japan’s Nikkei rising 0.66% … Read More


Asian shares hit 2-month lows as soaring Sino-US trade row unnerves markets

08 August, 2019 7:31 am 7:31 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares got their losses extended on Monday as a sharp escalation in the Sino-US trade war kept financial markets on edge. The Japanese yen and bonds held near recent peaks as nervous investors stuck with perceived safe havens. US President Donald Trump abruptly decided on Thursday to slap 10% tariffs $300 … Read More

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Asian shares edge up before ECB decision, euro near two-month lows

07 July, 2019 11:02 am 11:02 am

SYDNEY/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares rose but struck a more cautious note than a tech-fueled rally on Wall Street, while the euro stayed near two-month lows as soft economic data fueled hopes the European Central Bank could cut rates at its meeting on Thursday. Japan’s Nikkei touched nearly three-month highs before trimming gains to be … Read More

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Asian shares inch up as cautious investors await US data, earnings

07 July, 2019 9:50 am 9:50 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Major Asian equity indicators nudged higher on Monday as investors awaited US retail sales data and corporate earnings to gauge the health of the world’s biggest economy, with markets remaining focused on a likely US rate cut this month. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was up 0.17%, with … Read More

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Asian shares dip on caution over global growth, US earnings

04 April, 2019 11:55 am 11:55 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares turned lower on Friday as trepidation ahead of the start of the US corporate earnings season and underlying anxiety over the global growth outlook eclipsed some reassuring US economic data. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was last down 0.1 percent, having see-sawed within a tight range throughout … Read More

Asian shares propped up by hopes for Sino-US trade deal

01 January, 2019 10:04 am 10:04 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Most Asian shares were propped up on Tuesday by hopes that Washington and Beijing may be inching towards a trade deal and that U.S. Federal Reserve would halt its tightening if economic growth slows further. Japan’s Nikkei .N225 rose 0.9 percent while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS ticked … Read More

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 will reduce its budget deficit to 2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020 … Read More

Asian shares rise on US earnings but trade worries rattle yuan

07 July, 2018 9:43 am 9:43 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares extended early gains on Thursday as upbeat Wall Street earnings buoyed global investor sentiment, although trade war jitters pushed China’s yuan to fresh one-year lows in both the onshore and offshore markets. The dollar retreated from a three-week high as investors cashed in on gains the currency made after US … Read More