• Asian stocks fall as China reacts to US tariffs

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    SINGAPORE - Asian shares fell on Wednesday as China delayed issuing licenses to American businesses hoping to operate in the country, as the threat of more trade tariffs from Washington loomed.
    The approach of Hurricane Florence on the East Coast and upcoming sanctions on Iran's energy industry lifted oil prices. Benchmark U.S crude surged past $70 a barrel.
    KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.4 percent to 22,571.76, and the Kospi in South Korea fell 0.2 percent to 2,279.70. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was 0.2 percent lower at 26,372.02. The Shanghai Composite index fell 0.3...
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  • Asia stocks slip to 14-month lows on simmering trade worries

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Asian stocks slipped to 14-month lows on Wednesday, as investor confidence was chilled by the latest round of verbal threats in an intensifying U.S.-China trade conflict.
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  • Asia stocks wobble near 14-month lows on simmering trade worries

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Asian stocks were pinned near 14-month lows on Wednesday, as investor confidence was chilled by the latest round of verbal threats in an intensifying U.S.-China trade conflict.
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