• FTSE 100 climbs as investors embrace risk before key US data

    11 monthes ago - By eFinancial News

    Banks and broadcaster Sky among the best performers ahead of US inflation figures
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  • Asian shares mixed ahead of US inflation, Lunar New Year

    11 monthes ago - By Chron

    TOKYO - Asian shares were mixed Wednesday with investors adopting a wait-and-see stance ahead of Lunar New Year holidays and the release of U.S. inflation data.
    KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped nearly 0.3 percent to 21,191.75, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.3 percent to 5,841.20. South Korea's Kospi was up nearly 1.0 percent at 2,418.42. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 1.2 percent to 30,204.97, while the Shanghai Composite index added 0.4 percent to 3,198.94. Markets in Southeast Asia were mixed.
    U.S. INFLATION: Market players are awaiting the U.S. Labor Department's...
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