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The mainland China markets, which have been closely watched by investors because of the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, saw losses on the day with the Shanghai composite shedding 0.85 percent while the Shenzhen composite declined by 0.401 percent. » Read More
Europe's tech sector bounced back after dropping nearly 4 percent on Monday, as stocks recovered from a U.S. equities sell-off led by Apple.
An audio tape of Jamal Khashoggi's killing may not implicate Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to Donald Trump's National Security Advisor.
European companies are unlikely to continue business with Tehran even if their governments wish otherwise, the White House's National Security Advisor said on Tuesday.
China is committed to opening up its financial sector like it has indicated, but it will be on its own time, said Mike Wells, Prudential Group CEO on Tuesday.
The automated stall-prevention system found on Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 models can push a plane's nose down "unexpectedly and so strongly" that pilots can't pull it back up even when flying manually, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Markets in mainland China were positive on the day, as shares in Australia, Japan and South Korea saw broad declines.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad commented on the state of the oil market less than a month before OPEC and non-OPEC members are scheduled to meet in Vienna to vote on their next policy decision.
"As you can see from the midterm elections, he has not done so well. The chances of him getting a second term is a bit bleak at the moment," the Malaysian leader told CNBC.
E-commerce in Southeast Asia is still at the "beginning of the journey" and witnessing "accelerating growth," says CEO of Lazada Singapore.
"At the end of the day, emerging markets equities look very cheap now. It's time to get in," Mobius, co-founder of Mobius Capital Partners, told CNBC's "Street Signs."
The spending will focus on strengthening infrastructure to withstand earthquakes and frequent flooding, according to a presentation made at the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison told CNBC that Australia's national policies have not been impacted by the recent change in government.
Before the Trump administration began calling for unimpeded commerce and an end to authoritarianism in the Indo-Pacific, both Japan and Indonesia already had their own policy ideas for the critically important region.
Asian countries' exports are potentially vulnerable to the U.S.-China trade war on two fronts: changes to global supply chains and slowing Chinese domestic demand.
Australia remains open to Chinese investment regardless of whether Canberra blocks an acquisition of a major energy company by a Hong Kong-led consortium, according to Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.
"My sense is the digital economy is something unique to China," said Neil Shen, founding and managing partner of Sequoia Capital China. "I don't think it will be affected that much by a U.S.-China trade war."
Investment in South Korea shrank in the third quarter of 2018. Trinh Nguyen of Natixis says this is "worrying" and discusses reasons for the contraction.
Daniel Hynes of ANZ says the bank forecasts that Iran will export 350,000 to 400,000 fewer barrels of oil a day, which would cause the market to become tighter.
David Forrester of Credit Agricole says he expects to continue to see "high levels of oscillation" in the British currency.