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Asia stocks pull back after soft China data- oil higher

Asia stocks pull back after soft China data- oil higher

Published 15/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled back on Tuesday, brushing off a firmer lead from Wall Street, as investors turned cautious after soft Chinese economic [more…]

Asia shares mostly higher, U.S. crude powers past $70

Asia shares mostly higher, U.S. crude powers past $70

Published 07/05/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Most Asia markets firmed on Monday after a tame reading on U.S. wages lessened the risk of faster rate hikes by the [more…]

Oil prices reach highest since Nov 2014 on Venezuela, Iran worries

Oil prices reach highest since Nov 2014 on Venezuela, Iran worries

Published 07/05/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices rose above $70 a barrel on Monday for the first time since November 2014 and Brent crude climbed to [more…]

Dollar index at near four-month high after U.S. jobs data

Dollar index at near four-month high after U.S. jobs data

Published 07/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar stayed near its 2018 peak on Monday after U.S. jobs and wages data did little to temper perceptions of strength [more…]

Dollar down from 4-month highs ahead of U.S. jobs data

Dollar down from 4-month highs ahead of U.S. jobs data

Published 04/05/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar held steady against a basket of currencies on Friday, having retreated from four-month highs on profit-taking, with the focus on [more…]

China vows to open up more futures markets as iron ore goes…

China vows to open up more futures markets as iron ore goes…

Published 04/05/2018

DALIAN/MANILA (Reuters) - China plans to open more of its futures contracts to foreign investors, a senior official said on Friday, as Beijing launched its [more…]

Asia stocks ease, dollar off highs before U.S. payrolls

Asia stocks ease, dollar off highs before U.S. payrolls

Published 04/05/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back on Friday while the dollar ran into some profit-taking after a strong week of gains as financial markets [more…]

S&P 500 ends slightly lower on earnings disappointments- yields slip

S&P 500 ends slightly lower on earnings disappointments- yields slip

Published 03/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks cut sharp early losses to end mostly down slightly on Thursday as some disappointing earnings reports offset strong economic [more…]

World stocks set for positive April as big ticket M&As return

World stocks set for positive April as big ticket M&As return

Published 30/04/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - World stocks are set to notch up a positive month for the first time since January, as a slew of positive earnings [more…]

Sainsbury’s, ASDA merger shakes up retail sector as European shares…

Sainsbury’s, ASDA merger shakes up retail sector as European shares…

Published 30/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A multi-billion pound merger between British supermarket Sainsbury’s and ASDA shook up retail stocks on Monday while European benchmarks rose, on track [more…]