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Asian stocks bounce in relief as Trump delays China tariffs

08 August, 2019 11:29 am 11:29 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks joined a global equities surge on Wednesday, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports and gave much-needed relief for markets gripped by political and economic turmoil. The tariff news largely offset a raft of disappointing China data for July. The yen rose on the news about weak China’s industrial … Read More


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Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, US jobs risks

06 June, 2019 9:06 am 9:06 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets dithered as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the US-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a US jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged 0.04% higher and looked set for another cautious session being … Read More


Oil prices rise 1 percent ahead of US sanctions against Iran

09 September, 2018 8:27 am 8:27 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose by 1 percent on Thursday as investors focused on the prospect of tighter markets due to US sanctions against major crude exporter Iran, which are set to be implemented in November. Front-month Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $82.17 per barrel at 0133 GMT, up by 83 cents, or … Read More


Asian stocks dip on trade, emerging market woes

09 September, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks dipped on Monday on worries about further escalation of the US-China trade war and unstable emerging market currencies. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS fell 0.2 percent while Japan’s Nikkei  fell 0.4 percent though trade could be subdued due to a US market holiday on Monday. “It … Read More