• Asian markets rebound from trade fears

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - Asian stock markets rose Thursday following Wall Street's decline amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and oil prices recovered some of the previous day's steep losses.
    KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.1 percent to 2,809.42 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1.2 percent to 22,181.13. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 added 0.7 percent to 6,258.00 and Seoul's Kospi advanced 0.4 percent to 2,289.31. Benchmarks in Taiwan and Southeast Asia also rose. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was unchanged at 28,309.61. New Zealand declined.
    TRADE TENSION: China's government said it will take "firm and...
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  • Brent oil gains $1 to claw back some losses

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Brent crude rose more than $1 on Thursday as focus turned to a big drawdown in U.S. stockpiles, recouping some of the market's heavy losses from the previous session that had been sparked by news that Libya would resume oil exports.
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