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Stocks make tentative start to second half under growth clouds

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A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying Russian Trading System (RTS) Index, Japan’s Nikkei index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to......

Stocks sink on fears for global economy, capping worst H1 on record

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Share indexes down 1% to 3%, U.S. futures weak Cenbank chiefs reiterate inflation warning this week Sweden’s Riksbank latest to hike rates All eyes on U.S. core prices data due later Graphic: Global asset performance LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) – Stocks sank on Thursday to extend what is the worst......

Stocks mostly slip, yields ease in wake of Powell inflation comments

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S&P 500 down slightly early Powell: clock is ‘running’ for Fed on lowering inflation U.S. dollar higher NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) – Stocks on global indexes mostly edged lower and Treasury yields eased on Wednesday as investors weighed comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who said there is......

Stocks, oil edge up as China relaxes quarantine rules

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LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – Global shares moved into positive territory on Tuesday while oil prices firmed following China’s decision to ease some quarantine requirements for international arrivals that raised hopes for stronger growth and a revival in demand for commodities. China slashed the quarantine time for inbound travellers by......

Tuvalu minister pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks its Taiwanese delegates – media

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Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe speaks during an interview with Reuters in Taipei, Taiwan November 21, 2019. REUTERS/Fabian Hamacher Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WELLINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) – The foreign minister of Tuvalu pulled out of the United Nations Ocean Conference opening in Portugal on......

Stocks extend bear market bounce as inflation angst eases

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MILAN/TOKYO, June 27 (Reuters) – World shares extended their bounce on Monday, building on Friday’s strong Wall Street close as off-peak oil prices helped sentiment improve and temper fears of prolonged inflation. Strong morning gains in Europe and a rally across Asian markets after China further eased COVID-19 restrictions drove......

Taiwan vice president has back surgery for herniated discs

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Taiwan’s Vice President William Lai arrives to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Honduras’ President-elect Xiomara Castro, at the Enrique Soto Cano Military Air Base, in Comayagua, Honduras January 26, 2022. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAIPEI, June 26 (Reuters) – Taiwan Vice President William......

Chinese military says U.S. plane in Taiwan Strait endangered peace

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Chinese and Taiwanese printed flags are seen in this illustration taken, April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, June 25 (Reuters) – China’s military said on Saturday that the recent fly through of a U.S. maritime plane through the Taiwan Strait deliberately......

Stocks up as commodity slide offers a salve for inflation fears

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Men wearing protective masks amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, use mobile phones in front of an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan June 16, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, June 24 (Reuters) – Stocks and......

Asia shares struggle, oil falls as recession fears linger

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People wearing protective masks are reflected on an electronic board displaying Japan’s stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, October 5, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING/HONG KONG, June 23 (Reuters) – Asian shares wobbled while commodity prices fell on Thursday as......

Asian stocks stumble as Wall St optimism peters out

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Employees of the foreign exchange trading company Gaitame.com work in front of monitors showing the Japanese yen exchange rate against the U.S. dollar, the euro and Nikkei share average at its dealing room in Tokyo, Japan June 22, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register......

Power consumption at records in China as Premier issues warning

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Electricity pylon and powers lines are seen in Nanyang, Henan province, China October 13, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, June 22 (Reuters) – The consumption of electricity in the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Henan reached records this week, primarily driven by......

Asia shares slip, hard to dodge recession risks

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People pass by an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei share price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Asian stock markets : S&P futures lose early gains, Nikkei slips over 1% Fed Chair expected to......

Stocks in biggest weekly loss since 2020 on interest-rate worries

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BOJ an outlier as leading central banks raise rates Investors’ recession fears grow Lagarde comments soothe euro zone debt markets NEW YORK, June 17 (Reuters) – World stocks on Friday closed out their steepest weekly slide since the pandemic meltdown of March 2020, as investors worried that tighter monetary policy......

Shares sombre, dollar on a high as Fed seen going big

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A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying Russian Trading System (RTS) Index, Japan’s Nikkei index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to......

Asian stocks slide as Wall Street tips into bear market

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HONG KONG, June 14 (Reuters) – Asian shares tumbled on Tuesday after Wall Street hit a confirmed bear market milestone and bond yields struck a two-decade high on fears aggressive U.S. interest rate hikes would push the world’s largest economy into recession. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan......

Biden adviser Sullivan raised concerns with China over North Korea

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National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan answers questions while Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre looks on, during the daily media briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – U.S. national security adviser Jake......

In ‘miracle’ city Shenzhen, fears for China’s economic future

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SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – (This June 12 story has been refiled to clarify location in penultimate paragraph) David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the southern boomtown of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next 25 years he worked......

Asian stocks slump amid risks from U.S. CPI, China COVID struggle

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A man looks at stock market monitors in Taipei January 22, 2008. REUTERS/Nicky Loh/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 13 (Reuters) – Asian stocks sank on Monday and bond yields ticked higher, as red-hot U.S. inflation reignited worries about even more aggressive Federal......

South Korea says it will boost defence capacity to counter North Korean threat

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Ukraine Deputy Foreign Minister Dmytro Senik, U.S. Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, South Korea Defence Minister Lee Jong-sup, Netherlands Defence Minister Kajsa Ollongren, Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, China’s State Councilor and Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe and Laos’ Major General Chanthong Sonetaath chat before the ministerial working lunch during......

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