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Asian flash surge takes euro to $1.07

LONDON  - A short-lived surge in the euro dominated this year's last day of trade in major foreign exchange markets on Friday, with dealers citing a handful of orders as driving the dollar to its lowest since Dec. 8. The euro climbed to as much...

Asian stocks retreat as U.S. political tumult adds to growth worry

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stock markets retreated again on Wednesday, extending a rout that began last week as U.S. political uncertainty exacerbated worries over slowing global economic growth. Investors were unnerved by the U.S. federal government partial shutdown and President Donald Trump’s hostile stance...

Asian markets climb after bumper US session

Markets in Asia climbed on Thursday, after the best performance by the US in nearly a decade Japanese shares surged nearly four percent on Thursday, with investors heartened by Wall Street's best performance in nine years after the White House said Fed Chair Jay...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Asia stocks slide as global growth worries deepen

Hideyuki Sano, Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian share markets slumped on Tuesday as heightened concerns about a slowing global economy sent Wall Street stocks skidding to their lowest levels in more than a year. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.3 percent...
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