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Asian stocks cheer warming trade talks, Alibaba’s strong Hong Kong de...

11 November, 2019 2:50 pm 2:50 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, bolstered by new momentum in Sino-US efforts to end their acrimonious trade dispute and as Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made a strong Hong Kong debut in the world’s largest share sale this year. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS rose 0.4% to a one-week … Read More

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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 rise as Kudlow comments lift trade hopes

11 November, 2019 10:38 am 10:38 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian stocks jumped on Friday, propelled by a record S&P 500 finish and White House comments suggesting Washington and Beijing were close to striking a trade deal, reviving hopes the tariff war may near an end. However, analysts said investor sentiment remained fragile after weak data from China reinforced concerns about the … Read More

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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

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Al Hilal thrash 10-man Al Sadd to close in on Asian final

10 October, 2019 8:21 pm 8:21 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal took a massive stride towards a third Asian Champions League final in six years by thrashing Xavi Hernandez-coached Qatari champions Al Sadd 4-1 in their semi-final first leg in Doha on Tuesday. The visitors, losing finalists in both 2014 and 2017, fought back from conceding an early Bafetimbi … Read More

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Asian shares inch up, investors pin hopes on US-China talks

10 October, 2019 10:33 am 10:33 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian share prices ticked up on Tuesday as some investors clung to hopes that the fourth quarter will bring progress in resolving the United-States trade war that’s cast a shadow over the global economy. Japan’s Nikkei .N225 rose 0.74% while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS inched up 0.24% … Read More

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Asian stocks shaky before Powell’s speech as growth woes weigh

08 August, 2019 9:21 am 9:21 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares struggled to make any headway on Friday as weak US manufacturing activity and uncertainty over how much further the Federal Reserve would cut rates added to the general air of caution in markets buffeted by global growth fears. With political tumult in Hong Kong, Italy and Britain adding to the … 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 dart between gains and losses before key China data

07 July, 2019 10:43 am 10:43 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares veered between small losses and gains on Friday as investors awaited key China trade and lending data, and as worries over Sino-US trade tensions countered optimism rooted in expectations of a Federal Reserve rate cut this month. Later on Friday, China will release June trade data, with analysts expecting exports … Read More

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Asian shares inch up to four-month highs

02 February, 2019 9:54 am 9:54 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets edged up to four-month highs on Thursday with Australian equities the star performer while the New Zealand dollar sank after disappointing jobs data prompted investors to narrow the odds of a future rate cut. Trading was still light overall with China on holiday and no major economic data on … Read More

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Asia shares slip as China’s Huawei in legal hot water

01 January, 2019 11:53 am 11:53 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares stumbled on Tuesday and the dollar hovered near two-week lows as prospects for a long-awaited Sino-US trade deal were dealt another blow after the United States levelled sweeping criminal charges against China’s telecom giant Huawei. The mood was expected to be subdued elsewhere with spreadbetters suggesting a tentative start for … Read More

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Asia keeps calm as China cools, Brexit news awaited

01 January, 2019 2:45 pm 2:45 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian markets kept their nerve on Monday as data showed the Chinese economy slowed at the end of last year, underlining the urgent need for more stimulus as Beijing wrestles with the United States over trade. Investors are also waiting to hear British Prime Minister Theresa May’s ‘Plan B’ for Brexit which … Read More