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Indexes Nikkei

  • *HK-> Shanghai Connect daily quota used -1 pct, Shanghai-> HK daily quota used 1.4 pct. SHANGHAI, July 23- China stocks rose on Monday as banking and industry sectors climbed, but a slump in healthcare shares amid a vaccine scandal capped the gains. **Meanwhile, investors bought banking and industry stocks, after China released draft rules and guidelines to strengthen...

  • SINGAPORE— Asian markets were mostly lower on Monday as concerns over trade tensions moved to the forefront at the meeting this weekend of the Group of 20 industrial nations. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 tumbled 1.3 percent to 22,403.45 and South Korea's Kospi dropped 0.7 percent to 2,272.57. The Nasdaq composite dipped 0.1 percent to 7,820.20 while the...

  • Trump, on Friday, lamented the recent strength of the U.S. dollar and accused the European Union and China of manipulating their currencies. Trump's remarks on Friday, coupled with new threats to slap duties on all U.S. imports from China, triggered sell-offs in Wall Street and European stocks on Friday, despite good corporate earnings. Asian stocks took Wall...

  • TOKYO, July 23- Japan's Nikkei fell on Monday, after U.S. The dollar traded below 111.00 yen, having tumbled from the six-month peak above 113.00 scaled late last week after President Trump said the strong greenback put his country at a disadvantage. There is an impression that Trump speaks randomly, but the timing was exquisite, "said Norihiro Fujito, senior...

  • SYDNEY, July 23- The dollar declined on Monday against major currencies to its lowest in more than two weeks after U.S. Trump, on Friday, lamented the recent strength of the U.S. dollar and accused the European Union and China of manipulating their currencies. The remarks, coupled with Trump's threats to impose tariffs on all U.S. imports from China, triggered a bout...

  • The dollar fell after President Donald Trump said China is manipulating its currency. Companies including Microsoft and Honeywell rose as investors were pleased with their quarterly reports, but General Electric stumbled. In the last two days Trump criticized the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates and said China, said he's willing to put tariffs on...

  • *Graphic: World FX rates in 2018 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh. LONDON, July 20- The Chinese yuan slid to its lowest in more than a year on Friday, further undermining global sentiment and stoking worries Beijing's currency management could be the next flash point in a trade dispute with the United States. After falling 0.4 percent, MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific...

  • *HK-> Shanghai Connect daily quota used 1.2 pct, Shanghai-> HK daily quota used 5.3 pct. July 20- Hong Kong stocks ended higher on Friday, as a sharp rebound in mainland Chinese stocks lifted sentiment. **China's main Shanghai Composite index closed up 2.04 percent at 2,772.5454 points, while its blue-chip CSI300 index ended 1.89 percent firmer.

  • *Shanghai stocks higher, blue-chip CSI300 index up Bank shares surge on expectations of looser WMP rules China's A-shares at 20.01 percent premium over H-shares. SHANGHAI, July 20- China stocks rebounded nearly 2 percent on Friday erasing this week's losses as investors piled into financial shares after a media report suggested looser-than-expected asset...

  • SINGAPORE— Most Asian markets were higher on Friday despite signs that China and the U.S. were preparing to impose more tariffs on each other's products. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 bucked the regional trend, losing 0.3 percent to 22,697.88. South Korea's Kospi added 0.3 percent to 2,288.57.

  • *China state banks seen buying yuan after its fall to 1- yr low. TOKYO, July 20- Asian shares pushed higher on Friday, clawing back earlier losses in volatile trade as China's stocks recovered sharply and the yuan bounced from a one-year low with market participants suspecting state support for the currency. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open lower,...

  • *China state banks seen buying yuan after its fall to 1- yr low. TOKYO, July 20- The Chinese yuan skidded to one-year lows on Friday, unnerving investors in Asian stock markets and stoking concerns Beijing's currency management could become the next flash point in a fierce trade dispute with the United States. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open lower...

  • *China state banks seen buying yuan after its fall to 1- yr low. TOKYO, July 20- The Chinese yuan skidded to one-year lows on Friday, shaking up Asian share markets and stoking concerns Beijing's currency management could become the next flash point in a fierce trade dispute with the United States. "The weaker currency also causes fears of capital leaving China and...

  • SHANGHAI, July 20- China stocks fell on Friday, with the Shanghai benchmark poised to decline for a sixth straight session, as market sentiment continued to be curbed by a sliding yuan. **China's yuan plunged to its lowest in more than a year against the dollar on Friday after the central bank fixed a weak midpoint, but traders said major state banks sold dollars...

  • *Yuan's fall sparks worries about China's economy, Sino-U.S. trade war. TOKYO, July 20- Japanese stocks dropped on Friday as an extended decline in the Chinese yuan rekindled worries about the stability of the Chinese economy which faces rising risks from a major trade conflict with the United States. "Further falls in the yuan will heighten worries about capital...

  • *China lowers yuan midpoint for 7th straight trading day. TOKYO, July 20- Most Asian stock markets retreated on Friday after China allowed its yuan currency to slide further, stoking concerns Beijing's currency management could become the next flash point in a fierce trade conflict with the United States. With China showing little signs of arresting its...

  • TOKYO, July 20- Asian stocks eked out modest gains on Friday as investor caution prevailed amid concerns about the European Union imposing retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods while U.S. Officials from the EU Trade Commission, due to arrive in Washington next week for trade talks, are said to be preparing a list of tit-for-tat actions in response to proposed U.S....

  • Trade issues again weighed on the market as representatives of the auto industry told Congress they opposed tariffs on imported cars and car parts being proposed by the Trump administration. Weak second-quarter results also weighed on American Express and Bank of New York Mellon. Aluminum producers sank after Alcoa said the U.S. tariffs on imported...

  • SHANGHAI, July 19- China stocks fell on Thursday, dragged by airliners, as the yuan dropped to a one-year low against the dollar after news that Beijing plans to step up monetary easing measures. **The largest percentage gainers on the main Shanghai Composite index were Weifang Yaxing Chemical Co Ltd, up 10.1 percent, followed by Jiangsu Yulong Steel Pipe Co Ltd...

  • *China markets lag, yuan hits 1- year low on tariff issues. TOKYO, July 19- Asian shares on Thursday struggled to hold earlier gains made after upbeat Wall Street earnings, as trade war jitters rattled China's stock and currency markets, with the yuan hitting fresh one-year lows. European shares are expected to open steady to slightly lower, with spread-betters...