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Asia shares nudge up with yuan, wary on Sino-U.S. talks

Asia shares nudge up with yuan, wary on Sino-U.S. talks

Published 20/08/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Most Asian share markets crept cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on proposed Sino-U.S. trade talks and the Chinese yuan [more…]

Asia shares inch up with yuan, wary on Sino-U.S. talks

Asia shares inch up with yuan, wary on Sino-U.S. talks

Published 20/08/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets crept cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on proposed Sino-U.S. trade talks and the Chinese yuan rallied [more…]

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media called on Monday for the United States to drop sanctions, saying Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending [more…]

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…]

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Every time an image of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on TV in South Korea, 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran Chung Seung-jin solemnly [more…]

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Published 05/08/2018

ABOARD U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday played down an exchange of contentious remarks with North Korea on [more…]

YouTube plans original programing in India, Japan and other markets

YouTube plans original programing in India, Japan and other markets

Published 27/07/2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s YouTube is creating scripted series and other original programing for international markets including France, Germany, Japan, Mexico and [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…]

South Korea’s LG Display says China approves its OLED factory plan

South Korea’s LG Display says China approves its OLED factory plan

Published 10/07/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean LG Display Co Ltd’s plan to build a new organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panel production facility in China has been [more…]

After Pyongyang put-down, Pompeo stands by ‘difficult’…

After Pyongyang put-down, Pompeo stands by ‘difficult’…

Published 09/07/2018

TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brushed off North Korean charges that he used “gangster-like” diplomacy in negotiations in Pyongyang, saying on [more…]