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Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith and Jared Blikre on the biggest headlines moving the markets in afternoon trading.
Worries about Chinese growth and broader fears over emerging markets set a cautious tone to trade on Thursday, outweighing a continued recovery for the Turkish lira. Concern about the impact of the international trade dispute on economic growth in emerging markets has unnerved investors, while rising US interest rates and the trend for dollar strength has also undermined their appeal.
* China announces new round of trade talks with U.S. TOKYO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Asian shares hit fresh one-year lows on Thursday, weighed by worries about China's economic slowdown and Turkey's currency crisis, though news of renewed trade talks between Washington and Beijing helped markets trim some of these losses. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.3 percent, after shedding as much as 1.1 percent to hit its lowest since Aug. 11, 2017.
Asian shares fell Thursday after deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 0.1 percent to 22,192.04 ...
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has subpoenaed Tesla , according to a person familiar with the matter, as part of an investigation into a tweet by founder Elon Musk over plans to take the electric ...
Asia-Pacific’s major stock markets moved lower on Thursday as investors’ risk appetite continued to weaken after a poor lead from Wall Street. After a choppy morning session, China-focused stocks were ...
* China announces new round of trade talks with U.S. TOKYO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Asian shares pulled away from one-year lows on Thursday, after Beijing said it will hold trade talks with Washington this month, although Turkey's currency crisis and fears of an economic slowdown in China kept most markets in the red. China on Thursday said a delegation led by its vice commerce minister would travel to the United States for talks in late August at the invitation of Washington.
U.S. stocks tumbled Wednesday in a broad selloff led by the energy and materials sectors, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 posted their fifth decline in the past six sessions. After mostly rising to start the month on the back of strong corporate-earnings reports, U.S. stocks have been pressured in recent sessions as investors worry that Turkey’s economic crisis could spread to other emerging markets. Some investors expect steady U.S. earnings and economic growth to continue supporting major indexes, but analysts say the market is starting to pay more attention to the challenges gripping other countries.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average notches a dubious distinction on Wednesday, as U.S. equity benchmarks fell firmly lower.
With international markets upended, investors look to the U.S. as a secure investment. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Andy Serwer, Dan Roberts and Emily Roland, Head of Capital Markets Research - John Hancock Investments - discuss.
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