SYDNEY Asian stocks held tight ranges on Monday as worries over flaring tensions between the United States and China weighed on sentiment although signs of a recovery in industrial activity in the world's second-largest economy capped losses.
SYDNEY, Aug 10 Asian shares started cautiously
on Monday as investors kept one eye on flaring tensions between
the United States and China and another eye on U.S. fiscal
stimulus after talks between the White House and Democrat
lawmakers broke down.
SYDNEY Australia’s second-most populous state, Victoria, reported its deadliest day of the COVID-19 outbreak on Sunday, with 17 people dying, as police thwarted a planned anti-mask rally in the capital of Melbourne.
SYDNEY Australia's central bank downgraded its outlook for the national economy on Friday and warned unemployment would stay high for several years as a second wave of coronavirus infections sent the city of Melbourne back into an extended lockdown.
SYDNEY, Aug 5 Gold scaled a new high on
Wednesday as a weaker dollar and falling bond yields burnished
its safe-haven appeal, while shares ticked higher as investors
turned their focus to stepped-up monetary and fiscal support
* Asian shares mostly lower on rising pandemic costs,
SYDNEY Australia's central bank held its cash rate at an all-time low on Tuesday, predicting the economic recovery will likely be both 'uneven' and 'bumpy' as the country's second biggest state locks down to fight a resurgence of the coronavirus.
SYDNEY Australia's retailers are facing a consumption drought as the country's second biggest state locks down to fight the coronavirus and as data showed sales volumes suffered their biggest plunge in two decades in the second quarter.
LONDON/SYDNEY, July 30 Global shares fell on
Thursday as the Federal Reserve's pledge to use all its tools to
support the U.S. economy failed to reassure investors uneasy
about a stalemate on fiscal support and rising coronavirus