Asian stocks extend recovery as trade worries take back seat

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO, Sep 21 : Asian stocks extended gains on Friday after Wall Street’s S&P 500 set a new all-time high, while the dollar slipped as investors viewed Beijing’s and Washington’s fresh exchange of import tariffs as less harmful than initially feared. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent […]

Asian markets follow global shares higher, trade war still in focus

By Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI, Sept 20 : Asian stocks rose in early trade on Thursday following a second day of gains on global share markets amid easing investor concern over the impact from the U.S.-China trade war, but markets remained cautious. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.05 percent in early […]

Stocks, US Treasury yields climb as trade row fails to dent confidence

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO, Sept 19 : Asian stocks rose across the board and long-term US Treasury yields hovered near four-month highs on Wednesday with investors looking past the latest escalation in the US-China trade feud, seen by some market participants as less severe than expected. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose […]

Stocks, U.S. bond yields rise as trade row fails to dent confidence

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO, Sept 19 : – Asian stocks rose and U.S. Treasury yields hovered near four-month highs on Wednesday, as investors looked past the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade conflict, seen by some market participants as less severe than expected. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.15 percent. Australian […]

Brexit endgame nears as series of summits begins

By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN, Sept 14 : Brexit talks are set to intensify over the coming week, with the first of three summits that European Union leaders hope will settle a divorce deal for departing Britain within the next two months. EU leaders will get an update on negotiations in Austria on Thursday and also […]