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Shares retreated in Asia on Wednesday after Japan reported its worst monthly decline in exports in three years, putting pressure on the economy as growth slows following a sales tax hike.
Investing.com - Asian markets fell in morning trade on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise the tariffs on Chinese goods even higher. China’s Shanghai Composite fell 0.4% by 10:30 PM ET (02:30 GMT), while the SZSE Component was little changed. Overnight, U.S. President Donald Trump he “will just raise the tariffs even higher” if China does not make a trade deal. The president has said late last week that China would like to have a rollback, but he “has not agreed to anything.” The news came as Bloomberg cited people familiar with the talks and reported that China demanded that all tariffs imposed after May to be removed immediately. Beijing also wanttariffs imposed before that be lifted gradually. Contrary to Trump’s comment, the article noted that the White House is debating internally to rollback certain percentage of tariff. The officials have differing views, but the internal figure under discussion ranges from around 35% to 60%, Bloomberg said. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index was down 0.7%. Tension in the city intensified even further as the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill supporting Hong Kong protesters, drawing criticism from China’s foreign ministry. The “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act” interferes in China’s domestic affairs, said foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang, according to an online statement in Chinese, which noted that China “strongly condemns and resolutely opposes” the act of interference. The two chambers of Congress will have to work out differences between their bills before it can be sent to Trump and become law. Japan’s Nikkei 225 dropped 0.9% after Ministry of Finance data showed the country’s exports fell 9.2% in October from a year ago, a bigger decline than the expected 7.6% drop. Exports to China, Japan’s biggest trading partner, declined 10.3% year-on-year in October. South Korea’s KOSPI declined 1.0%. Down under, Australia’s S&P;/ASX 200 lost 1.3%.
Asian shares were mixed Tuesday as investor sentiment remained cautious amid worries about the next development in trade talks between the United States and China.
Asian shares were mixed Monday in a cautious mode after Wall Street closed out the week with milestones as the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 28,000 for the first time and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs.
Investing.com - Asian markets rose in morning trade on Friday as investors awaited updates on the Sino-U.S. trade developments. Hong Kong stocks rebounded after falling for more than 5% so far this week.
Asian markets fell Wednesday after President Donald Trump offered no new details about progress toward a trade deal between the U.S. and China, but also warned tariffs would rise if a “Phase 1” deal fails.
Investing.com - Asian markets were mixed in morning trade on Tuesday. Hong Kong stocks struggled for direction amid continuing protests in the city.
Investing.com - Asian markets were mixed in morning trade on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve slashed its benchmark funds rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.5% to 1.75%, as expected.
Investing.com - Asian markets fell in morning trade on Wednesday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy decision due later in the day.
Investing.com - Asian markets were mixed in morning trade on Tuesday. Chinese stocks fell even after the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) said Washington is considering extending certain tariff exclusions on $34 billion of Chinese imports.
Investing.com - Asian markets fell in morning trade on Wednesday following news that the deadline for the U.K. to leave the European Union is likely to be set back again.
Asian shares were mixed Monday amid uncertainties about Britain’s exit from the European Union and the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China.
Investing.com - Asian equities were mixed in morning trade on Thursday. Hong Kong markets climbed, led by property developers after the government announced measures to ease the city’s housing shortage.
Investing.com - Asian markets traded mostly in the green in morning trade on Friday, but Chinese stocks slipped even after U.S. President Donald Trump said the first day of Sino-U.S. trade talks were “very, very good.”
Investing.com - Asian markets fell in morning trade on Wednesday, as tensions between China and the U.S. seemed to have escalated this week after Washington imposed visa bans on Chinese officials linked to the mass detention of Muslims in Xinjiang province.
Investing.com - Asian markets rose in morning trade on Tuesday as traders await high-level trade talks between the U.S. and China due later week.
Investing.com - Asian markets fell in morning trade on Thursday. Hong Kong stocks traded lower after data showed the city’s retail sales declined by the most on record as months of protests took an increasing toll on the city’s economy.
Investing.com - Asian stocks retreated in morning trade on Wednesday as a weaker-than-expected U.S. manufacturing data raised concerns of economic slowdown.
Investing.com - Asian markets rose in morning trade on Tuesday. Incoming European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde’s comments received some focus as she said the Sino-U.S. trade is the biggest hurdle to the global economy.
Investing.com - Asian markets were mixed in morning trade on Monday. Chinese stocks were down more than 1% even after trade teams from Beijing and Washington held “constructive” discussions.