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Gains in Japan and Hong Kong led an otherwise mixed early Asian stock session Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it will likely keep interest rates on hold throughout 2020 amid a solid economy.
Most Asian stock markets traded higher Wednesday, with investor moods cautiously lifted by a report that U.S. President Donald Trump might delay a weekend tariff hike on $160 billion in Chinese goods.
Asian stock markets traded were mixed Tuesday as investors mostly looked ahead to the weekend U.S. tariff deadline on Chinese imports and impending U.S. and European interest-rate decisions.
Markets are trembling ahead of yet another salvo — and likely countersalvo — in the conflict between the world’s two largest economies approaches. This one, writes Tanner Brown, is both substantive and symbolic.
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday with investors cheered by a late-week buying mood on Wall Street after a surprisingly strong U.S. jobs report drove the Dow industrials to the best performance in two months.
Asian markets gained in early trading Friday after a senior Chinese official said negotiations for a phase-one trade deal with the U.S. are progressing.
Investing.com - Asian markets gained in morning trade on Friday ahead of the release of U.S. nonfarm payrolls data for November due later in the day stateside.
Asian shares were rising Thursday amid renewed hopes a U.S. trade deal with China may be nearing, despite tough recent talk from President Donald Trump.
Investing.com – Asia stocks opened on an upbeat tone after more positive tones on the possibility of a trade deal between the US and China, after days of contradictory developments.
Asian markets fell in early trading Wednesday after President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China may not come until after the 2020 presidential election.
Japan reported Friday that its factory output fell 4.2% in October, much worse than forecast and the biggest month-on-month drop since January 2018
Investing.com - Asian equities fell in morning trade on Friday, with Hong Kong stocks leading losses among major markets as tensions in the city remain.
Asian markets slipped Thursday as China lashed out at the U.S. after President Donald Trump signed two bills supporting Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrators.
Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a fresh set of record highs on Wall Street, spurred by encouraging signs on trade talks between the U.S. and China.
Asian shares were mixed after an upbeat start Tuesday on optimism over U.S.-China trade talks, prompted by Beijing’s new guidelines for the protection of patents and copyrights.
Investing.com - Asian markets rose in morning trade on Tuesday. Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) Group Holding Ltd (HK:9988) made headlines as it jumped as much as 8% in its Hong Kong debut.
Reports suggesting Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, Beijing’s lead trade negotiator, has invited U.S. officials to China for talks helped alleviate worries over progress in resolving the tariff war between the two largest economies
Shares skidded Thursday in Asia after moderate declines on Wall Street as anxious mounted over the possibility the U.S. and China may not reach a trade deal before next year.
Investing.com - Asian markets fell in morning trade on Thursday, with Hong Kong stocks down more than 1.5% following news that both chambers of Congress passed a pro-Hong Kong rights bill.
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%.