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US stocks fall again as market digests Fed

NEW YORK, Dec 20 — Wall Street stocks fell again early today as investors digested a Federal Reserve message seen as more aggressive than expected for interest rate hikes in the coming year. About 10 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial…


Bursa shares continue downtrend to close lower

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 — Share prices on Bursa Malaysia continued their downtrend to close lower, tracking Asian exchanges, a dealer said. He said among the reasons cited for the bearish sentiment was the arrest of the global chief financial officer…


Asian stocks fall as declining US yields, trade woes knock sentiment

TOKYO, Dec 5 — Asian stocks fell today, dragged by Wall Street's tumble as sharp declines in long-term US Treasury yields and resurgent trade concerns stoked investor worries about global economic growth. Global equities have been shaken as a…


US stocks fall as Trump speaks of more China tariffs

NEW YORK, Nov 27 — Wall Street stocks fell early today following hawkish comments from President Donald Trump on the ongoing trade dispute with China ahead of a key Group of 20 summit. About 10 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial…


US stocks fall with oil shares in retreat

NEW YORK, Nov 23 — Wall Street stocks fell early today, with petroleum shares down on diving oil prices and retailers mixed at the start of the holiday shopping season. About 10 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at…


US stocks fall again, Dow goes negative for year

NEW YORK, Nov 20 — Wall Street stocks fell sharply in early trading today, extending their slump on weakness in technology and retailer shares and plunging major indices back into the red for 2018. About 20 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones…


China blames 'excuses' for lack of agreement at Apec, as US ties sour again

BEIJING, Nov 20 — A major Asia-Pacific summit's failure to agree on a communique resulted from certain countries “excusing” protectionism, a top Chinese diplomat said, in a veiled criticism of Washington that further sours the tone of China-US…


Asia crypto-linked stocks fall as bitcoin sinks

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Downtrend: Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, plunged as much as 15 during US trading hours, and traded at US5,544.37 as of 1 pm in Hong Kong. — Reuters HONG KONG: Shares of several cryptocurrency-related companies in Asian markets fell after Bitcoin led a sell-off in digital currencies. Monex Group Inc, which owns the Japanese exchange Coincheck, and SBI Holdings Inc fell over 2% to trade at two-week lows in Tokyo, while Vidente Co and Omnitel Inc retreated at least 6% in Seoul to lead declines among crypto-linked stocks. Bitcoin, the largestRead More


Asia stocks fall as US elections trickle in

TOKYO, Nov 7 — Wall Street stock futures and Asian shares dropped today as early results of the US midterm elections started to trickle in, with investors bracing for the Republicans to lose their grip on Congress. US S&P500 futures dropped…


Asia’s stock benchmark enters bear market with no end in sight

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SINGAPORE: After a slump in U.S. stocks, Asia’s main equity gauge has finally succumbed, entering a bear market overnight. And Thursday isn’t looking pretty. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index fell 1.3 percent at 8:39 a.m. in Hong Kong, taking its slide from a January peak to 21 percent. Japan’s Topix index plunged 2.5 percent, heading for its lowest close since September 2017, while the Kospi 100 Index’s 2.1 percent slide took it into bear-market territory after data showed South Korea’s economy grew less than projected in the third quarter. ThisRead More