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Asian shares tick up, pound skids on Brexit tumult

Asian shares tick up, pound skids on Brexit tumult

Published 21/10/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Monday as Chinese shares reversed early losses, supported by hopes for progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade [more…]

Singapore seen narrowly dodging recession in third quarter, central bank to ease

Singapore seen narrowly dodging recession in third quarter, central bank to ease

Published 07/10/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s economy likely escaped a technical recession in the third quarter even as growth stayed subdued, weighed down by the prolonged trade [more…]

Asian shares mostly flat, Japan hurt by Sino-U.S. tensions

Asian shares mostly flat, Japan hurt by Sino-U.S. tensions

Published 30/09/2019

TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stock markets, including China’s, were little changed on Monday, shrugging off news that the U.S. administration is considering delisting Chinese companies [more…]

Mugabe’s body expected in Zimbabwe, burial place still a mystery

Mugabe’s body expected in Zimbabwe, burial place still a mystery

Published 11/09/2019

HARARE (Reuters) - The body of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was expected in the country later on Wednesday, a family spokesman said, but his [more…]

Exclusive: Grab in talks to merge Indonesian payment firms to…

Exclusive: Grab in talks to merge Indonesian payment firms to…

Published 11/09/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - SoftBank-backed ride hailer Grab is in talks to merge OVO, an Indonesian digital payments firm in which it owns shares, with an [more…]

Stocks slip as new U.S.-China tariffs add to growth risks

Stocks slip as new U.S.-China tariffs add to growth risks

Published 02/09/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Global stock prices fell on Monday after the United States and China imposed new tariffs on each other’s goods, reinforcing investors’ worries [more…]

Asia stocks, bond yields rise on hopes of easing trade war tension

Asia stocks, bond yields rise on hopes of easing trade war tension

Published 27/08/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose in step with their global peers on Tuesday while safe-haven bonds retreated, after U.S. President Donald Trump softened his [more…]

Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

Published 19/08/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to [more…]

Shell debuts electric vehicle chargers in Singapore, first in…

Shell debuts electric vehicle chargers in Singapore, first in…

Published 19/08/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell is launching electric vehicle chargers at petrol stations in Singapore, its first such foray in Southeast Asia, the company [more…]