• Asia stocks pull back after soft China data; oil higher

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    TOKYO - Asian stocks pulled back on Tuesday, brushing off a firmer lead from Wall Street, as investors turned cautious after soft Chinese economic data and awaited fresh developments on U.S.-China trade talks and North Korea.
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  • Asian stocks fall in muted trading amid trade uncertainty

    12 days ago - By Chron

    TOKYO - Asian shares were mostly lower in muted trading Tuesday amid continuing uncertainty over trade tensions between China and the U.S.
    KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 is basically flat at 22,862.79 after morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.3 percent to 6,116.00. South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.6 percent at 2,460.62. Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 0.9 percent to 31,250.22, while the Shanghai Composite edged down 0.2 percent to 3,167.09.
    CHINA FACTOR: President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that he was working with President Xi Jinping of China to put Chinese telecom...
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