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Alwyn Scott

U.S. disasters cause insurance double whammy for pandemic-hit businesses

Sep 04 2020

As insurers brace for an expensive natural-disaster season because of storms and wildfires ravaging parts of the United States, the novel coronavirus is giving them an odd financial break.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks drop after Wall Street's tech rally stumbles

Sep 03 2020

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK, Sept 4 Asia's stock markets slipped on Friday, following the steepest Wall Street selloff since June, while safer bonds and the dollar found support as investors sought shelter.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks set to fall as Wall Street's tech rally stumbles

Sep 03 2020

NEW YORK, Sept 3 Asian stocks were set to open in the red on Friday, after Wall Street's benchmarks posted their biggest one-day declines in nearly three months as new fears about the economy sent investors into bonds and safe-haven currencies.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares set to rise on broader U.S. rally, dollar gains

Sep 02 2020

NEW YORK, Sept 2 Asian equities were set to open higher on Thursday after stronger U.S. economic data and the prospect of additional U.S. stimulus prompted sharp, and broader, gains on Wall Street, while the dollar extended its upward move.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on brisk factory surveys, stimulus hopes

Sep 02 2020

TOKYO/NEW YORK, Sept 2 Asian shares inched up on Wednesday following buoyant manufacturing indicators from the United States and elsewhere and a rally in U.S. tech shares, with investors also expecting more policy support from Washington.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on brisk U.S. manufacturing survey, stimulus hopes

Sep 01 2020

TOKYO/NEW YORK, Sept 2 Asian shares inched up on Wednesday following buoyant U.S. manufacturing indicators and a rally in U.S. tech shares, with investors also expecting more policy support from Washington.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares set to rise as recovery comes into focus

Sep 01 2020

NEW YORK, Sept 1 Asian shares were set gain on Wednesday, encouraged by buoyant U.S. moves that followed stronger-than-expected manufacturing indicators while the dollar emerged from its recent lows against the euro.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks edge up after strong China manufacturing survey

Sep 01 2020

* China's Caixin factory PMI hits best level in almost decade

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks edge up after strong China manufacturing survey

Aug 31 2020

SYDNEY/NEW YORK, Sept 1 Asian stocks edged higher on Tuesday after strong readings on China's vast manufacturing sector offset the weak lead from a softer Wall Street session.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks edge lower after Wall Street dips in month-end trade

Aug 31 2020

* AstraZeneca begins enrolling 30,000 in COVID-19 vaccine study

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