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asian-market-down_13nov19.jpg Asian stocks fell on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump dangled the prospect of completing an initial trade deal with China "soon," but at the same time threatened further increase in tariffs if a trade deal is not reached. Worries about growing unrest in Hong Kong also kept underlying sentiment...

Indian shares fluctuated in a narrow range on Wednesday as investors digested weak industrial output data and kept an eye on the latest developments in U.S.-China trade discussions. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex edged up 74 points, or 0.18 percent, to 40,419 while the broader NSE Nifty index was up...

asian-market-down_12nov19.jpg Asian stock markets are in negative territory on Wednesday after a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump at the Economic Club of New York failed to provide any new information about the state of trade talks between the U.S. and China. Trump claimed the Chinese are "dying to make a deal" and an agreement is "close", but also threatened further increases in tariffs if a trade deal is not reached.

Indian shares look set to open a tad lower on Wednesday as traders return to their desks after a holiday on Tuesday on account of Gurunanak Jayanti. India's economic slowdown is getting deeper, with industrial output contracting by a whopping 4.3 percent in September, following a revised 1.4 percent...

The Japanese stock market is declining and the safe-haven yen strengthened on Wednesday following the lackluster cues overnight from Wall Street after a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump failed to provide details about the state of trade talks between the U.S. and China. The benchmark Nikkei 225...

The Australian stock market pared initial gains and is modestly lower on Wednesday, extending losses from the previous session, following the lackluster cues overnight from Wall Street after a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump failed to provide details about the state of trade talks between the U.S....

asian-up_12nov19.jpg Asian stocks ended broadly higher on Tuesday despite lingering uncertainty about a potential U.S.-China trade deal and an escalation of violence in Hong Kong. Caution ruled ahead of a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump at the Economic Club of New York later in the day. Chinese stocks closed slightly...

Indian equity, debt and currency markets remain shut today on account of Gurunanak Jayanti. Benchmark indexes Sensex and the Nifty fluctuated before finishing marginally higher on Monday while the rupee fell by 19 paise to close near one-month low of 71.47 against the dollar amid worsening political...

asian-mixed_11nov19.jpg Asian stock markets are mixed on Tuesday with investors treading cautiously following the lackluster cues overnight from Wall Street amid uncertainty about a potential U.S.-China trade deal and an escalation of violence in Hong Kong. Investors also looked ahead to a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump at the Economic Club of New York later in the day.

The Japanese stock market is modestly higher on Tuesday with investors treading cautiously following the lackluster cues overnight from Wall Street amid uncertainty about a potential U.S.-China trade deal and an escalation of violence in Hong Kong. The benchmark Nikkei 225 Index is adding 30.76 points...

The Australian stock market is declining on Tuesday following the mixed cues overnight from Wall Street amid uncertainty about a potential U.S.-China trade deal and rising tensions in Hong Kong. Weak local corporate earnings results also dampened sentiment. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index is losing...

Indian shares fluctuated before finishing marginally higher on Monday as banking stocks gained ground, offsetting losses in the information technology and healthcare sectors. Global cues were mixed as worsening political unrest in Hong Kong, another inconclusive general election in Spain, concerns...

asianmarket-021219_11nov19.jpg Asian stocks ended mostly lower on Monday, with Chinese and Hong Kong markets pacing the declines, as regional data proved to be a mixed bag and tensions soared in Hong Kong following the death on Friday of a 22-year-old student. U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks last week also cast fresh doubts...

Indian shares opened a tad lower on Monday, with uncertainty over the U.S.-China trade talks and fresh protests in Hong Kong keeping investors nervous. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex dropped 48 points, or 0.12 percent, to 40,275 in early trade, while the broader NSE Nifty index was down 15 points,...

asiancommentary-aug20_10nov19.jpg Asian stock markets, led by Hong Kong, are mostly lower on Monday despite the modest gains on Wall Street Friday as uncertainty about a U.S.-China trade deal and rising political turmoil in Hong Kong dampened investor sentiment. According to reports, at least two protesters were injured in Hong Kong after police opened fire at mass demonstrations in the city.

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