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SINGAPORE | Asian shares mixed as Trump orders new tariffs on China

SINGAPORE— Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday after President Donald Trump ordered tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, ramping up tensions between the world’s top two economies. Investors have been expecting the move, even as U.S. officials proposed a new round of talks with their Chinese counterparts to mediate an ongoing dispute over … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares mixed as Trump orders new tariffs on China

TOKYO | Global shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO — Global shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.4 percent in early trading to 5,349.27, while Germany’ DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,094.64. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,300.17. U.S. … Continue reading TOKYO | Global shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO | Asian shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO — Global shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.4 percent in early trading to 5,349.27, while Germany’ DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,094.64. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,300.17. U.S. … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

SINGAPORE — Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday after a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China quelled fears that a dispute between the world’s two largest economies was spiraling out of control. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.8 percent to 22,787.33, and the Kospi … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed on fears of more US tariffs on China

SINGAPORE— Asian shares were mostly lower on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump declared he was considering tariffs on an additional $267 billion in Chinese goods, ratcheting up tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. It overshadowed a strong U.S. jobs report that kept the Fed on track to raise interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed on fears of more US tariffs on China

SINGAPORE | World shares mixed as traders ready for more US tariffs

SINGAPORE— Global markets were mixed Thursday on worries that the U.S. is on the verge of imposing tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods in a mounting trade dispute. Many developing countries are in financial turmoil as rising interest rates and trade disputes rattled investors. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 added 0.3 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World shares mixed as traders ready for more US tariffs

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed as comment period for US tariffs ends

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were mixed Thursday on fears that the U.S. would soon impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods, as public consultations drew to a close. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.2 percent to 22,528.46, while the Kospi in South Korea gained 0.1 percent to 2,294.84. Hong Kong’s Hang … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed as comment period for US tariffs ends

SINGAPORE  | World stocks mixed on worries over trade, manufacturing data

SINGAPORE  — Global shares were mixed on Tuesday as trade concerns and reports that manufacturing was slowing in China and the Eurozone weighed on sentiment. Wall Street was poised to open higher as traders returned from summer holidays and a Labor Day break. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 dropped 0.4 percent to 5,394.99 … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | World stocks mixed on worries over trade, manufacturing data