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SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall on sign of escalating US-China tensions

SINGAPORE — Asian markets fell on Wednesday after a trade dispute between the U.S. and China stalled a weekend meeting, dimming hopes that it could be resolved once their leaders meet. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 0.6 percent to 21,447.53 and the Kospi in South Korea was down 0.9 percent at 2,064.34. Hong … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall on sign of escalating US-China tensions

SINGAPORE | Global markets tumble ahead of US data; tech stocks fall

SINGAPORE — European markets sank in early trading Thursday ahead of U.S. inflation data that may lift bond yields and possibly push interest rates higher. In Asia, losses on Wall Street overnight snowballed, triggering a slump in technology stocks. China’s benchmark hit a four-year low and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell by an unusually wide margin … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Global markets tumble ahead of US data; tech stocks fall