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Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears

06 June, 2019 8:31 am 8:31 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – US stocks ended nominally lower as investors awaited next week’s Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the US-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher. Lingering worries over the US-China trade war also weighed on investor sentiment. Weak China data and … 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