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World shares mostly higher after China cuts key rate

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mostly higher early Monday after China's central bank cut a key interest rate and Japan reported its economy picked up momentum in the last quarter. ...

Asia shares edge higher, wary of Fed words

SYDNEY, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Asian shares inched higher on Monday with investors anxious to see if Wall Street can sustain its rally as hopes U.S. inflation has peaked will be tested by likely hawkish c...

Shares slip, dollar steady as investors await inflation data

Stocks trembled on Wednesday while major currencies held steady as investors were reluctant to place bets ahead of the release of U.S. inflation data that could point to the Federal Reserve's appe...

Asian stocks fall ahead of US inflation

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower Wednesday ahead of U.S. inflation data that traders worry will show upward pressure on prices still is too strong for the Federal Reserve to ease...

Taiwanese shipment blocked by Chinese customs for not having ‘Taiwan, China’ label

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shipment from Taiwan was blocked by Chinese customs for not being labeled as coming from “Taiwan, China,” according to the Ministry of Finance’s Custom...

Wall Street opens lower ahead of this week's inflation data

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street led by a steep drop for Norwegian Cruise Line. The S&P 500 is off 0.2% just after the opening bell Tuesday and the Nasdaq and Dow Jones Indu...

Global stocks up after US job gain paves way for rate hike

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks gained Monday after strong U.S. jobs data cleared the way for more interest rate hikes and Chinese exports rose by double digits. London, Shanghai, Tokyo...

Asian stocks mixed after US job gain paves way for rate hike

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data cleared the way for more interest rate hikes and China reported its exports rose by double digits. Shangh...

Asia shares sluggish, dollar energised by U.S. rate risk

SYDNEY, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Asian share markets made a stuttering start on Monday and the dollar held firm after a stunning U.S. payrolls report pushed back against talk of recession but also bolstered ...

Military exercises simulate China's invasion strategy for Taiwan: Nikkei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s current large-scale military drills around Taiwan simulate a scenario in which Taiwan would be taken before the U.S. military could intervene, according to a...

Stocks swing lower after hot jobs data offers good, bad news

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are swinging lower through a roller-coaster Friday following a blockbuster report on the U.S. jobs market that offered both good and bad news for Wall Street. ...

Taiwan’s Pegatron has factory shipments delayed in China over Pelosi meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan electronics manufacturer Pegatron has had shipments to one of its China factories held up by Chinese customs officials after company executives met with U.S. House ...

Global stocks mixed as Pelosi visit to Taiwan irks Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday as traders watched for potential economic impact from the visit to Taiwan by Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. ...

Asian stocks gain as investors weigh risk from Pelosi Taiwan visit

Stocks rose in volatile trading across Asia on Wednesday and the dollar pared early gains as investors weighed the potential fallout from U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, which h...

Asian stocks slide with U.S. yields on Pelosi jitters; Aussie drops

Asia stocks tumbled on Tuesday as jitters about an escalation in Sino-U.S. tension with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi set to begin a trip to Taiwan, adding to fears about the risk...