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Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Published 06/08/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares pared gains on Monday as Chinese stocks swung into negative territory, driven lower by the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war, though [more…]

Investors pull money from U.S. large-cap stocks as tech retains…

Investors pull money from U.S. large-cap stocks as tech retains…

Published 03/08/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A selloff in big U.S. tech shares wasn’t enough to pull money away from the sector, Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists [more…]

Bond yields rise worldwide on BoJ easing talk, stocks slip

Bond yields rise worldwide on BoJ easing talk, stocks slip

Published 23/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Signs that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) might scale back its monetary stimulus faster than expected sent tremors through bond markets on [more…]

U.S. earnings hopes and trade war lull keep world shares near…

U.S. earnings hopes and trade war lull keep world shares near…

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares hovered near three-week highs on Tuesday, supported by optimism about U.S. company earnings and hopes that global economic growth can [more…]

Trump’s $500 billion trade threat makes China’s already battered…

Trump’s $500 billion trade threat makes China’s already battered…

Published 06/07/2018

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Six months of wrangling over trade tariffs with the United States has wiped out about a fifth of China’s stock market value [more…]

China’s shares, yuan slump as U.S. tariff deadline looms

China’s shares, yuan slump as U.S. tariff deadline looms

Published 02/07/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese stocks on Monday handed back their gains from a bounce late last week as worries mount ahead of a U.S. move [more…]

China drags on Asia shares, politics on euro and peso

China drags on Asia shares, politics on euro and peso

Published 02/07/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A renewed slide in Chinese shares and a sobering set of factory surveys sucked Asian markets lower on Monday, while the euro [more…]

Investors seek cover as trade battles rattle world markets

Investors seek cover as trade battles rattle world markets

Published 02/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors have sharply increased their use of hedging strategies, signaling concerns that the intensifying trade battle between the United States and China [more…]

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks:…

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks:…

Published 29/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Equity funds suffered their second-largest weekly outflows ever this week, with $29.7 billion pulled out of risky assets, Bank of America Merrill [more…]

Europe claws higher after China enters bear territory

Europe claws higher after China enters bear territory

Published 26/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Modest gains from Europe’s main bourses relieved nervy investors on Tuesday, after the latest escalation in an increasingly global trade storm pummeled [more…]