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Luoyan Liu

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation

May 21 2019

SHANGHAI Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S. trade war.

China's farm stocks defy Sino-U.S. trade rout on local demand expectations

May 20 2019

SHANGHAI The fresh escalation in the long-running Sino-U.S. trade dispute prompted a sharp selloff in Chinese markets last week with the yuan and banking and tech stocks hit particularly hard though some sectors, like farming, managed to outperform.

China stocks, yuan weaken on trade war escalation

May 14 2019

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Chinese stocks closed weaker on Tuesday due to the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war, though prices recovered from early lows on suspected state-backed buying and comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that raised hopes of a deal between the two sides.

China stocks, yuan weaken as trade war escalates

May 14 2019

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Chinese stocks skidded further on Tuesday and the onshore yuan fell to its weakest level of the year as the Sino-U.S. trade war intensified.

RPT-WRAPUP 4-China stocks, yuan weaken as trade war escalates

May 14 2019

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, May 14 Chinese stocks skidded further on Tuesday and the onshore yuan fell to its weakest level of the year as the Sino-U.S. trade war intensified.

CORRECTED-WRAPUP 3-China stocks, yuan weaken on trade war escalation

May 14 2019

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, May 14 Chinese stocks closed weaker on Tuesday due to the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war, though prices recovered from early lows on suspected state-backed buying and comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that raised hopes of a deal between the two sides. The Shanghai Composite ended 0.7% lower at 2,883.61 points, while the blue-chip CSI300 eased 0.6 %. Both indexes rebounded after opening down 1%, hovering in positive territory at times.

RPT-WRAPUP 2-China stocks stumble on tariff escalation, state buying seen

May 14 2019

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, May 14 Chinese stocks fell on Tuesday as the tariff war between Washington and Beijing escalated though losses were contained after conciliatory comments from U.S. President Donald Trump and amid suspected state-backed buying of equities.

WRAPUP 2-China stocks stumble on tariff escalation, state buying seen

May 14 2019

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, May 14 Chinese stocks fell on Tuesday as the tariff war between Washington and Beijing escalated though losses were contained after conciliatory comments from U.S. President Donald Trump and amid suspected state-backed buying of equities.

Foreigners turn sellers of China A-shares on worries over trade war, less stimulus

May 08 2019

SHANGHAI/Hong Kong Foreign buying of Chinese stocks has slowed significantly since March and turned negative in April, as investors worried that Beijing is turning more cautious about further stimulus amid signs that the economy is starting to stabilize.

China stocks fall most in over 3 years on tariff threats, yuan tumbles

May 06 2019

SHANGHAI Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets.

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