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Japan, China seek warmer ties against backdrop of US trade friction

10 October, 2018 8:55 am 8:55 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s prime minister travels to Beijing on Thursday for his first formal bilateral summit with Chinese leaders in seven years as the Asian rivals seek to build on a thaw in ties against the backdrop of trade friction with Washington. China has stepped up its outreach to Japan and others as it … 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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Asian shares, yuan on shaky ground on specter of Sino-US trade war

07 July, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday while the Chinese yuan stood near 11-month lows as the specter of a Sino-U.S. trade war haunted investors ahead of an end-of-week deadline for US tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese imports. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged up … Read More




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