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Asian markets pull back after weak Japanese trade data

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Asian markets mixed on continued uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks

Australia's central bank open to more rate cuts

SYDNEY--Australia's central bank is prepared to ease monetary policy further to support economic growth, full employment and the meeting of inflation targets, policy meeting minutes showed on Tuesday.

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Asian markets mostly rise as traders cautiously await trade developments

China's central bank aims to curb inflation

BEIJING--China's central bank said that it would take steps to contain the spread of consumer-price inflation, as Beijing continues efforts to stimulate both domestic demand and slowing economic growth while embroiled in a...

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Asian markets gain after Kudlow says trade deal near

China's economy shows news signs of weakness

BEIJING--China's economy is showing fresh signs of weakness even as inflation continues to tick higher--a conundrum for policy makers as the trade dispute with the U.S. drags on. Readings of economic growth slowed further ...

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Asian markets mixed after weaker economic data from China, Japan

China's economy grew slower in October

BEIJING-China's economic activity growth slowed further last month, presenting challenges for Beijing while it tries to solve trade tensions with the U.S. China's value-added industrial output in October rose 4.7% from a y...

Japan's economy grew slower than expected in Q3

TOKYO -- Japan's economy grew more weakly than expected in the three months to September owing in part to lower exports, suggesting that a weaker Chinese economy is taking a toll. Japan, the world's third-largest economy a...

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New Zealand dollar jumps after central bank unexpectedly keeps rates unchanged

The New Zealand dollar surged Wednesday after the country's central bank defied expectations for an interest rate cut, and left policy unchanged. The kiwi dollar jumped 1.1% to 0.6402 U.S. cents. In a statement, the Reser...

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Asian markets tumble as Trump threatens more tariff hikes on China

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.

New Zealand's central bank stays pat on rate

SYDNEY--New Zealand's central bank kept its official cash rate unchanged Wednesday, as it sought to balance the need to revive inflation against recent signs of stabilization in the domestic and global economies.

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Asian markets little changed as traders seek direction

Asian markets sought direction in early trading Tuesday, as traders awaited the next development in U.S.-China trade talks and violent protests continued in Hong Kong.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
ADOW The Asia Dow Index USD 3363.22 -25.39 -0.75%
NIK NIKKEI 225 Index 23104.88 -187.77 -0.81%
HSI Hang Seng Index 26924.18 -169.62 -0.63%
SHCOMP Shanghai Composite Index 2922.96 -11.03 -0.38%
1 S&P BSE Sensex Index 40739.33 269.63 0.67%
STI FTSE Straits Times Index 3232.80 -6.07 -0.19%