• Asian shares mixed amid ongoing worries about US-China trade

    2 days ago - By Chron

    TOKYO - Asian shares were mixed Friday as turbulence continued on global markets amid ongoing worries about U.S.-China trade conflict.
    Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 recouped early losses to be up 0.3% at 20,456.96 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 inched down nearly 0.1% to 6,402.40, while South Korea's Kospi fell 0.8% to 1,923.56. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.8% to 25,701.58. The Shanghai Composite gained 0.7% to 2,834.85.
    On Wall Street Thursday, stock indexes were flipping between gains and losses until a late-day bounce gave the market a modest gain. Worries about a possible...
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  • Asia stocks take heart in stimulus speculation

    2 days ago - By Reuters

    Asian shares found some footing on Friday after a turbulent week as China hinted at more support for its economy, amid growing expectations of aggressive stimulus from all the major central banks.
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  • Asia stocks nurse losses, bonds hold huge gains

    3 days ago - By Reuters

    Asian shares were heading for weekly losses on Friday as conflicting messages on the Sino-U.S. trade war only added to worries for the global economy, while talk of aggressive central bank stimulus drove bond yields to fresh lows.
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