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Wayne Cole

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock markets mixed in Asia, pound finds some peace

Jan 17 2019

SYDNEY, Jan 17 Asian stocks nudged higher on Thursday after see-sawing through a subdued session on concerns over China's economic outlook, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga offered sterling a moment's peace.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares falter on China unease, pound finds some peace

Jan 16 2019

SYDNEY, Jan 17 Asian share markets faltered on Thursday as unease over China's economic outlook eroded early gains, though an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga did offer sterling a moment's peace. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged down 0.1 percent in thin trade, while E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 slipped 0.3 percent.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares edge up, pound gets moment's peace

Jan 16 2019

SYDNEY, Jan 17 Asian shares crept higher on Thursday as upbeat bank earnings bolstered Wall Street, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga gave sterling a moment's peace.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares edge up, pound gets moment's peace

Jan 16 2019

SYDNEY, Jan 17 Asian shares crept higher on Thursday as upbeat bank earnings bolstered Wall Street, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga gave sterling a moment's peace.

Australia, NZ dollars firm as Sino-U.S. talks extended

Jan 08 2019

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON The Australian dollar rose to a three-week high on Wednesday as speculation swirled that Beijing and Washington might be making progress in resolving their trade dispute, lifting Asian share markets and risk sentiment.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks ride relief rally, Sino-U.S. trade a hurdle

Jan 06 2019

* Fed stresses patience on policy, market leans toward rate cut

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ride relief rally, Sino-U.S. trade a hurdle

Jan 06 2019

* Fed stresses patience on policy, market leans toward rate cut

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares enjoy relief rally, Sino-U.S. trade talks loom

Jan 06 2019

* Fed stresses patience on policy, market leans toward rate cut

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rally, eye Sino-U.S. trade talks

Jan 06 2019

* Fed stresses patience on policy, market leans toward rate cut

GLOBAL MARKETS-Sino-U.S. trade talks a tonic as markets wager on Fed rate cut

Jan 04 2019

SYDNEY, Jan 4 Asian shares found a crumb of comfort on Friday as Beijing announced a new round of trade talks with Washington, though recession fears still had markets betting the next move in U.S. interest rates might be down.

World News

U.S., North Korea to hold talks on second Trump-Kim summit

North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear diplomacy with the United States is expected to hold talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and could also meet President Donald Trump on Friday during a visit aimed at clearing the way for a second U.S.-North Korea summit.