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Asian stocks and Wall Street futures inched higher on Tuesday as some investors held out hope that Britain still had a chance to avoid a messy exit from the European Union at key negotiations this week. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.01%. Australian shares were up 0.12%, while Japan's Nikkei stock index rose 1.38%.
Tokyo stocks opened higher Tuesday after a typhoon battered Japan over the long weekend, as investors played catch-up with other markets and Washington and Beijing worked on a trade deal. The Tokyo market was shut for a three-day weekend when a US-China partial trade deal was announced in Washington on Friday. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday that US and Chinese officials would hold talks by phone this week and next as they work to finalise the "phase one" trade deal.
The U.S. dollar gained on Monday as optimism ebbed over a potential U.S.-China trade deal that President Donald Trump outlined last week, while a gauge of global equity markets was little changed as investors sought details about an agreement. Gold gained and oil prices fell more than 3% at one point as scant information about the first phase of a Sino-U.S. trade deal undercut optimism over a thaw in the dispute that has sparked a slowdown in global growth. A slide in Chinese exports picked up pace in September while imports contracted for a fifth straight month, evidence of further weakness in China's economy as tariffs take their toll.
A five-minute speedboat ride from Luzon, Grande Island is one of the closest white sand beach resorts to the Philippine capital of Manila. Last year, the local investors who hold the lease on the island agreed a deal with Sanya Group, a Chinese resort developer, who pledged to invest $298m to turn the 44-hectare island into Manila’s answer to the Maldives. The deal was formalised in April, on the sidelines of China’s Belt and Road summit in Beijing.
“Big day of negotiations with China. They want to make a deal, but do I? I meet with the Vice Premier tomorrow at The White House,” Trump said in a tweet Thursday.
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index gained more than one percent Friday on growing hopes for progress in a planned high-level meeting between US and Chinese trade officials later in the day. The Nikkei 225 index rose 1.15 percent, or 246.89 points, to close at 21,798.87. Buying sentiment increased after President Donald Trump announced he would meet Vice Premier Liu He, raising hopes about prospects for high-level trade negotiations that resumed Thursday.
Global stocks rose sharply Friday on optimism about U.S.-Chinese talks on ending a tariff war, while oil prices gained as much as 2% after a rocket attack on an Iranian tanker. Benchmarks in Frankfurt, Paris, London, Shanghai and Tokyo all advanced and Wall Street was set to open sharply higher. Sentiment was buoyed by the start of trade talks Thursday and U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to meet Beijing's envoy Friday.
Stocks on Wall Street came off their highs in late trading after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a partial trade deal with China that could be signed within weeks, with the boost from New York enough to give stocks across the globe their largest daily gain in two months. The British pound closed its strongest week against the dollar in over two years on hopes that Britain was moving closer to a smooth exit from the European Union and oil jumped over 2% after reports of an attack on an Iranian tanker.
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday with all eyes on a planned high-level meeting between US and Chinese trade officials later in the day. Wall Street stocks finished with solid gains on hopes for progress in the US-China trade dispute after President Donald Trump announced he would meet with China's top trade envoy. Trump's tweet announcing he would meet with Vice Premier Liu He raised hopes about prospects for high-level trade negotiations that resumed Thursday.
After the sharp break early in the session, Asian shares mounted a powerful comeback rally to turn higher for the day after the New York Times reported Wednesday evening stateside that U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is set to grant licenses that would allow American firms to sell nonsensitive supplies to Huawei.
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed higher on Thursday as investors awaited the start of US-China trade talks in Washington later in the day. The Nikkei 225 index gained 0.45 percent, or 95.60 points, to end at 21,551.98, while the broader Topix index was flat, inching down 0.02 percent, or 0.28 points, to 1,581.42. Earlier in the day, optimism that China was open to a partial trade deal receded, sending the benchmark down at the open, after a report in the South China Morning Post that US and China had made no progress on key issues in deputy-level talks.
Tokyo stocks dropped in early trade on Thursday after opening higher, as hopes for a US-China trade deal receded ahead of talks in Washington. European and US equities rallied on Wednesday after reports that China was open to a partial trade deal with the United States in key talks this week.
Tokyo's key stock index opened higher on Thursday as investors monitored US-China trade talks in Washington. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.28 percent, or 59.47 points at 21,515.85 in early trade ...
The U.S. futures surge after reports China is willing to accept an interim trade deal if no more tariffs are imposed.
Now, just one day before the start of trade talks, reports from China are saying the Chinese delegation may cut short its planned stay in Washington and depart on Friday, dimming hopes for a trade deal.
Tokyo stocks fell on Wednesday as Wall Street tumbled on dimming hopes for much-anticipated trade talks later this week following reports of heightened tensions between the US and China. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.61 percent, or 131.40 points, to end at 21,456.38, while the broader Topix index dropped 0.30 percent, or 4.80 points, to 1,581.70. Traders were spooked after Washington said it would curb visas for Chinese officials until Beijing ends its "repression" of Uighurs and other Muslims in the western region of Xinjiang, a day after imposing commercial restrictions.
Stock markets in Europe brushed aside an earlier retreat in Asia to trade higher Wednesday amid hopes of progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China. The 13th round of trade negotiations between representatives from the world's biggest two economies are set to begin Thursday in Washington. "Hints of a Chinese willingness to accept a partial trade deal have bolstered European markets in morning trading, suggesting that there might be reason for optimism despite the chest-beating of the past few days," said Chris Beauchamp, Chief Market Analyst at IG.
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday as Wall Street tumbled on dimming hopes for much-anticipated trade talks later this week following reports of heightened tensions between the US and China. "US shares dropped sharply as hopes for ministerial-level US-China trade talks receded, and the Japanese shares are seen tracking the falls," Toshiyuki Kanayama, senior market analyst at Monex, said in a note. The move stirred anxiety over the prospects for the trade talks with Beijing this week, analysts said.
Accompanied by security agents in black suits, Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad walked into the conference room, smiling at everyone. Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on September 26, Mr Mahathir shared his feelings on being prime minister again. “I was the only ‘dictator’ that resigned,” Mr Mahathir joked, referring to critics who labelled him a dictator when he first held office from 1981 to 2003.
U.S.-China trade talks are at the forefront, but investors are also monitoring the ongoing Brexit discussions and debating the degree of easing required from the Federal Reserve following the recent string of weakening U.S. activity indicators and the slowing in the labor market.
Tokyo shares finished higher on Tuesday, lifted by a cheaper yen as well as healthy gains across Asian markets as Chinese and US negotiators prepare to hold trade talks. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index ...
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday helped by a cheaper yen but trade was cautious ahead of the resumption of US-China trade talks this week. The latest round of high-level talks are due to begin Thursday, with Beijing's top trade envoy Liu He meeting with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the White House said in a statement. The dollar fetched 107.25 yen in early Asian trade, against 107.29 yen in New York.