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Asian markets mixed, pound stuck around 20-month low

HONG KONG, Dec 11 — Asian equities were mixed today as investor attempts to track gains in New York are weighed by a perfect storm of issues that have hammered global markets, while the pound remained stuck around 20-month lows on Brexit…


Stock selloff snowballs on fresh fears for world growth

LONDON, Dec 10 — Losses on global stocks snowballed today, with European markets following Asian peers lower as fresh signs emerged of slowing growth worldwide and fears grew that simmering US-China tensions would torpedo chances of a trade deal….


Bursa remained lower at lunch break

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — Bursa Malaysia and some of its regional peers were lower at lunch break as heightened US-China trade worries continued to weigh on investors’ risk appetite, a dealer said. At 12.30pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI…


Pound jumps on post-Brexit deal

LONDON, Nov 22 — The pound jumped today after Britain and the European Union struck a vital draft deal on post-Brexit ties. But sterling’s advance weighed on London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index, which numbers many multinationals whose earnings…


Safe-haven US dollar dips as risk appetite improves, euro strengthens

SINGAPORE, Nov 22 — The US dollar drifted lower in Asian trade today as demand for safe haven currencies remained subdued after a rebound in global equities, while the euro strengthened on hopes for a resolution of Italy's budget dispute. The US…


European shares recover after US tech rout; US dollar gains

LONDON, Nov 13 — European shares recovered today after feeling the strain of a tech rout on Wall Street, while political risks in Europe helped the dollar as investors dumped riskier assets. Fears of a peak in corporate earnings growth, softening…


Asian shares pare losses on US-China trade optimism, oil slides

SYDNEY, Nov 13 — Asian shares pared losses today as hopes for a de-escalation of the Sino-US tariff war drew support from reports that China's top trade negotiator was preparing to visit the United States ahead of a meeting between the two…


Asian markets sink at end of healthy week, dollar up

HONG KONG, Nov 9 — Asian markets turned lower today as investors took their foot off the pedal at the end of a broadly positive week, while the dollar strengthened after the Federal Reserve flagged more interest rate hikes down the line. Energy…


Asian shares jump as investors see trade war progress

SHANGHAI, Nov 2 — Asian shares jumped today after a phone call between the US and Chinese presidents raised hopes of a thaw in trade tensions, but gains were checked by signs of slowing global growth and a warning from tech giant Apple Inc on…


Dollar stands tall, stocks fall after hawkish Fed minutes

LONDON, Oct 18 — The dollar rose to a one-week high today and stocks edged lower after signs that the Federal Reserve will keep raising interest rates through 2019 undermined a bounce in world markets. China’s stock markets were hit hard — its…