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Asian shares flat as drop in S&P 500 futures weighs

Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian stocks were flat in early trade on Wednesday after Wall Street ended higher, with the S&P 500 index touching a record high on Tuesday, and as lower-level trade talks between the U.S. and China due this week boost hopes...

Chinese shares extend weekly losses as U.S. tariffs kick in

By Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's stocks clawed back earlier losses on Friday but lengthened a string of weekly declines as Washington's tariffs on Chinese goods took effect, escalating the trade row between the world's two largest economies. The yuan weakened against the dollar on...

Nikkei rises as trade jitters ease, banks weakened by low rates and bad debt

Nikkei rises as trade jitters ease, banks weakened by low rates and bad debt Nikkei rises as trade jitters ease, banks weakened by low rates and bad debt Reuters | Jun 20, 2018 11:20PM ET Be the first to comment Nikkei rises as trade jitters ease, banks...

Asian shares edge ahead, oil subdued before OPEC meeting

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares crept ahead on Thursday as a lull in the Sino-U.S. trade tussle and talk of more Chinese stimulus helped calm nerves, while tensions in the oil market grew ahead of an OPEC meeting that could expand the supply of...

Asian shares pressured as Wall Street ends off highs, focus on Xi speech

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian shares edged lower on Tuesday as Wall Street retreated from its highs after the FBI raided the offices of U.S. President Donald Trump’s long time lawyer, dampening risk appetite already under strain from an escalating U.S.-China trade spat. MSCI's broadest index...

Asia shares bounce from two-month lows as U.S.-China trade war fears ease

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares bounced from two-month lows on Thursday as world equities recovered from a selloff triggered by escalating Sino-U.S. trade tensions, with investors hoping a full-blown trade war between the world’s two biggest economies can be averted. Sentiment was lifted as...

European stocks inch up ahead of central bankers meeting

The heads of the European Central Bank and the US Federal Reserve will address the summit on Friday By Sara Sjolin European stock markets traded in narrow ranges on Thursday, with investors taking a cautious approach as the Jackson Hole summit that has been hanging...

Asia stocks pare losses, dollar flounders as lift from Fed, Mnuchin wanes

By Nichola Saminather | SINGAPORE Asian stocks steadied on Thursday after earlier losses, aided by a weaker dollar as markets studied Federal Reserve meeting minutes that indicated both readiness and caution over raising interest rates. European markets were headed for a mixed start, with financial spreadbetter...

Emerging market debt investors brace for ‘Trump slump’

President’s actions will have knock-on effect for corporate borrowers globally On the face of it, 2017 has the potential to be a tricky year for investors in emerging market corporate debt.The pro-growth agenda promised by new US president Donald Trump — based on tax-cutting and...

Emerging assets hit by China rate rise; lira resumes weakening

Claire Milhench LONDON Feb 3 (Reuters) - An unexpected Chinese interest rate raise on Friday hit emerging stocks led down by weakness across Asia, while the Turkish lira resumed its downward trajectory as data showed a sharp jump in inflation. The Asian losses offset modest gains...
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