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Wayne Cole

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares rally as China surges on stimulus hopes

Oct 22 2018

SYDNEY, Oct 22 Asian share markets swung into the black on Monday as the promise of more stimulus boosted Chinese stocks for a second session and helped offset geopolitical concerns over Saudi Arabia, Italy and Brexit.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares pare losses as China rallies on stimulus hope

Oct 21 2018

SYDNEY, Oct 22 Asian share markets pared early losses on Monday as Chinese stocks swung higher for a second session and helped offset geopolitical concerns over Saudi Arabia, Italy and Brexit.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip amid anxiety on earnings, politics

Oct 21 2018

SYDNEY, Oct 22 Asian share markets fell anew on Monday as investors braced for the peak of the U.S. earnings season while angst over Saudi Arabia, Italy and Brexit kept geopolitics front and centre.

Australia jobless rate dives to 6-1/2-year low in statistical quirk

Oct 18 2018

SYDNEY Australia's jobless rate unexpectedly dived to its lowest since 2012 last month, but the decline smacked more of statistical noise than a true signal of incipient inflationary pressures and rising interest rates.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares echo Wall St cheer, China more muted

Oct 17 2018

SYDNEY, Oct 17 Asian equities got some welcome relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little faith in emerging market stocks and currencies.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares ride Wall St bounce, China muted

Oct 16 2018

SYDNEY, Oct 17 Asian equities got some welcome relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little faith in emerging market stocks and currencies.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares rally as Wall St bounce relieves

Oct 16 2018

SYDNEY, Oct 17 Asian equities got some much needed relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little confidence in emerging market stocks and currencies.

Australia economy to keep growing, but much depends on China: Reuters poll

Oct 11 2018

SYDNEY Australia's economy is forecast to grow solidly over the next couple of years on booming infrastructure spending and strong resource exports, though trade tensions and falling house prices are a clear hurdle ahead.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares swoon to 19-month lows; investors await U.S data

Oct 11 2018

* Nikkei sheds 4.2 pct, Asia ex-Japan at lowest since March 2017

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares plummet after Wall St rout; Shanghai at near 4-year lows

Oct 11 2018

* Nikkei sheds 4.3 pct, Asia ex-Japan at lowest since March 2017

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