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Asian shares rise as Fed cheer offsets trade, UK angst

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signaled rate settings were likely to remain accommodative but the imminent UK election and a deadline for Sino-U.S. trade talks kept investors cautious. FILE PHOTO: A man looks on in front of an electronic board showing stock...
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Instant View: Fed stands pat on rates, expects no change in 2020

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates steady and signaled borrowing costs are likely to remain unchanged indefinitely, with moderate economic growth and low unemployment expected to continue through next year’s presidential election. FILE PHOTO: A cyclist passes the Federal Reserve building in Washington,...
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Asian shares drift as tariff deadline looms, pound eases on YouGov poll

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks drifted on Wednesday as Sino-U.S. trade talks showed little progress ahead of a weekend deadline for the imposition of additional U.S. tariffs, and the pound wobbled as opinion polls pointed to a tight British election on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic...
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World stocks sink as tariff deadline approaches

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global stock markets fell for a second day on Tuesday, as caution over a Dec. 15 deadline for the next round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports weakened risk appetite and limited outsized market moves. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the...
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BlackRock Investment Institute ‘modestly positive’ on risk assets for 2020

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FILE PHOTO: A sign for BlackRock Inc hangs above their building in New York U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – BlackRock Investment Institute said on Tuesday it was cautiously rotating into cyclical assets, Japanese equities and emerging markets. “We are modestly positive on risk assets,” said...
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Asian shares edge down as tariff deadline hems bets

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian equity markets eased slightly on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street declines as investors fretted over a Dec. 15 deadline for the next round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage...
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Asian shares ease slightly as tariff deadline looms

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian equity markets ticked down on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street losses as investors fretted over a Dec. 15 deadline for the next round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage...
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U.S. consumer inflation expectations rebound from five-year low: NY Fed

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FILE PHOTO: A boy and his father walk through the toy section of Walmart on Black Friday, a day that kicks off the holiday shopping season, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S., on November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. consumers’ inflation expectations rose slightly in November, bringing...
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Stocks whacked as China export decline highlights trade war damage

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global equity markets were in a somber mood on Monday, holding well off recent two-year highs after Chinese export data highlighted the damage from the 17-month long trade war and re-focused attention on a crucial Dec. 15 tariff deadline. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an...
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Stocks stutter as attention turns to trade deadline, central bank meetings

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks fell on Monday as worries about a Chinese economic slowdown and the U.S.-China trade war outweighed Friday’s strong U.S. jobs data, in a quiet start to trading before several big events later in the week. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board...
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Asian shares buoyed by strong U.S. job data, China worry caps gains

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data, although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing...
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Asian shares buoyed by Wall Street rally, but China worry caps gains

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing...
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Asian shares buoyed by Wall St rally, but China worry caps gains

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing...
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Asian stocks pulled higher by Wall Street jobs rally but China caution prevails

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economy due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a...
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Global stocks rally, dollar gains on robust U.S. jobs data

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar rose and global equity markets soared on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November, putting to rest recession fears and briefly taking the spotlight off contentious U.S.-China trade talks. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the...
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Stocks rally, dollar gains on robust U.S. jobs data

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar rose and global equity markets rallied on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November, putting to rest fears of recession and briefly taking the spotlight off the U.S.-China trade talks. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on...
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Instant View: U.S. Nov payrolls up by most in 10 months

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(Reuters) – U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors’ (GM.N) payrolls and the healthcare industry stepped up hiring, confirming that the economy remained on a moderate expansion path despite a prolonged manufacturing slump. FILE PHOTO: Work crews...
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‘Moving right along’? Shares nudge up after Trump trade talk

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares ticked up on Friday, buoyed by comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that talks aimed at dialling down the damaging trade war with China were “moving right along”. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December...
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Asian shares gain as Trump fuels trade deal optimism, oil firm on OPEC+ output cut

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SYDNEY/TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks gained on Friday as investors took heart from U.S. President Donald Trump saying trade talks with China were “moving right along”, and U.S. oil prices sat near 2-1/2-month highs after OPEC and other producers agreed to cut output. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at an...

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