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Oil prices tread water as market eyes global geopolitical risks

07 July, 2019 9:45 am 9:45 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Crude oil prices were little changed on Monday as traders weighed geopolitical risks against the impact of the Sino-US trade war on the global economy, although last week’s better-than-expected US jobs data offered some support. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were down 3 cents by 0300 GMT at $64.20. U.S. West Texas Intermediate … Read More

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Asia shares sit on weekly gains, await US jobs test

04 April, 2019 8:01 am 8:01 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets consolidated weekly gains on Friday as Sino-US talks dragged on with no concrete conclusions, while caution ahead of US payrolls and a holiday in China and Hong Kong dampened volatility. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was little changed and near its highest since the end of … Read More

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US President Trump receives update on China trade talks

02 February, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

PALM BEACH (Reuters) – President Donald Trump received an update on trade talks with China at his Florida retreat after discussions in Beijing saw progress ahead of a March 1 deadline for reaching a deal. Trump, at his Mar-a-Lago club, was briefed in person by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, White … Read More

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Asian stocks wobbly before tariff deadline in Sino-US trade row

07 July, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks were shaky while major currencies barely budged in early trade on Thursday, as financial markets remained in a state of anxious uncertainty on the eve of a US deadline to slap tariffs on Chinese imports. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was down 0.1 percent, having moved … Read More

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