• Asia Inc second-quarter profits grow at slowest pace in nearly 2 years as trade tensions rise

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Asian companies posted their lowest profit growth in nearly two years in the June quarter and earnings are likely to come under further pressure, weighed down by the escalating U.S.-China trade war and high currency volatility, Reuters analyses showed.
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  • Asian shares rebound on hopes of fresh U.S.-China trade talks

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Asian shares won a reprieve on Thursday as news the Trump administration has reached out to China for a new round of trade talks raised hopes a deal could be struck in the bitter tariff dispute between the world's two biggest economies.
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  • China may use its property markets to defend against Trump's trade war offensive

    8 days ago - By CNBC

    China is under pressure from an onslaught of U.S. tariffs, but the government could blunt some of the negative effects by encouraging property prices to rise, according to a CLSA analyst.
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  • Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

    8 days ago - By Chron

    SINGAPORE - Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday after a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China quelled fears that a dispute between the world's two largest economies was spiraling out of control.
    KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.8 percent to 22,787.33, and the Kospi in South Korea rose 0.1 percent to 2,284.74. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index jumped 1.4 percent to 26,711.07. The Shanghai Composite index gained 0.2 percent to 2,662.54. But Australia's S&P/ASX 200 shed 0.6 percent to 6,141.00. Stocks were higher in Taiwan and...
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  • U.S. firms in China feeling 'clear and far reaching' trade war pinch: survey

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    American companies in China are being hurt by tariffs in the growing trade war between Washington and Beijing, according to a survey of hundreds of firms, prompting the U.S. business lobbies behind the poll to urge the Trump administration to reconsider its approach.
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  • US-China trade progress not expected before election

    8 days ago - By CNBC

    U.S. officials are reportedly seeking a round of high-level talks with China before the next series of tariffs are imposed, but strategists were skeptical the proposed talks will do much to ratchet down trade tensions before the November election.
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