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SINGAPORE | Asian shares mixed on worries over US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE—Jan 23, 2019—Asian markets were mixed in subdued trading Wednesday as Japan reported weak export data and news surfaced of possible hiccups in China-U.S. trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan‘s Nikkei 225 index shed 0.1 percent to 20,593.72, after the Bank of Japan kept its short and long term interest rates intact as expected but lowered … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares mixed on worries over US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE | Global stocks rise on Fed restraint, US-China trade hopes

SINGAPORE — Jan 11, 2019—Global markets were mostly higher on Friday as investors cheered the Federal Reserve’s more restrained stance and opt to view this week’s U.S.-China trade talks in a positive light. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany‘s DAX added 0.1 percent to 10,934.19 and the CAC 40 in France edged 0.2 percent higher 4,812.98. … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Global stocks rise on Fed restraint, US-China trade hopes

LONDON | Global stocks track Wall Street; trade talks caution remains

LONDON—Jan 08, 2019—Global stock markets tracked Wall Street higher Tuesday but investors remained alert for any developments in China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX rose 0.8 percent to 10,832 while the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares advanced 1.1 percent to 6,895 and France’s CAC-40 was 1.5 percent higher … Continue reading LONDON | Global stocks track Wall Street; trade talks caution remains

BANGKOK | World shares mostly higher; no word on China-US trade talks

BANGKOK—Jan 08, 2019—Shares rose in early European trading after a mixed day Tuesday in Asia in the absence of official updates on China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: The DAX in Germany gained 0.3 percent to 10,777.42 and France’s CAC 40 was up 0.4 percent at 4,737.69. Britain’s FTSE 100 picked up 0.5 percent … Continue reading BANGKOK | World shares mostly higher; no word on China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE | Asia shares mixed, Shanghai down after Apple sales warning

SINGAPORE—Jan 02, 2019 —Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after tumbling more than 1 percent on the first trading day of 2019. Apple downgraded its sales projections, citing slowing Chinese growth, hitting technology shares in South Korea and Taiwan. The Japanese yen, seen as a relatively safe asset, strengthened against the dollar, euro and several other … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asia shares mixed, Shanghai down after Apple sales warning

BEIJING | Global stocks gain after Wall Street rally, Japan falls

BEIJING — Most global stock markets advanced Friday while Japan edged down following Wall Street‘s rally after a turbulent week. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany’s DAX rose 0.7 percent to 10,454.51 points and France’s CAC 40 advanced 0.7 percent to 4,627.44. London’s FTSE 100 added 0.1 percent to 6,655.09. On Thursday, the DAX slid … Continue reading BEIJING | Global stocks gain after Wall Street rally, Japan falls

US stocks shake off slide with late-afternoon rally

Stocks mounted a swift turnaround on Wall Street Thursday after a late-afternoon rally erased the steep losses from earlier in the day. The reversal pulled the Dow Jones Industrial Average from a 611-point loss, placing it on track to extend gains from a day earlier, when the market had its best day in 10 years. … Continue reading US stocks shake off slide with late-afternoon rally

LONDON | No Christmas cheer for stock markets after Mnuchin call

LONDON — Stock markets around the world remained under pressure Monday with investor confidence weighed down by the recent big sell-off that’s put key U.S. indexes on course to record their worst December since the 1930s. News that U.S. Treasury Secretary called the CEOs of six major banks Sunday in an apparent attempt to reassure … Continue reading LONDON | No Christmas cheer for stock markets after Mnuchin call