• Asia rallies on U.S. jobs relief, pound pinched by politics

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Asian shares rallied on Monday as favorable U.S. jobs data whetted risk appetites, while sterling wobbled after the shock resignation of two UK ministers over Brexit threatened the survival of Prime Minister Theresa May.
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  • Asian shares rise despite escalating US-China trade row

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    TOKYO - Asian shares are mostly higher after a weekend of relative quiet over the escalating trade stand-off between the U.S. and China. Investors appear optimistic about the outlook for the global economy despite punitive tariffs imposed by Washington and Beijing on each other's exports.
    KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added nearly 1.3 percent in morning trading to 22,063.74. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.2 percent to 6,285.20. South Korea's Kospi gained 0.7 percent to 2,289.66. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 1.5 percent to 28,745.84, while the Shanghai Composite index was up...
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  • Asia shares rally on U.S. jobs relief, sterling slugged by politics

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Asian share markets rallied on Monday as favorable U.S. jobs data whetted risk appetites, while sterling slipped after two members of the British government resigned over Brexit and put the future of Prime Minister Theresa May in doubt.
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