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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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Asia markets in the red on tariff worries

The world's two largest economies have now erected trade barriers covering virtually all of their US$660 billion in annual trade in merchandise.

Asian markets tumble after disappointing US earnings

Strong American economic data, including Thursday's report showing an increase in durable goods sales in June, has investors fearing a less dovish Federal Reserve announcement.

Asian markets mostly up as dealers await Fed, sterling flat

Investors are still keeping an eye on the corporate reporting season, which has been broadly positive.

Asia stocks drop as focus turns to Fed testimony

Stocks in Asia retreat as investors turn their attention to upcoming testimony from the Federal Reserve chairman after a strong jobs report casts doubt on the pace of rate cuts.

Easy money won’t keep China bond bulls happy for long

Investors thinking the current rally in China’s sovereign bonds means it’s about to catch up with the big global surge might want to reconsider.

Asian stocks to slip while treasury rally resumes

Stocks in Asia look set for modest declines as haven assets from Treasuries to gold resume rallies amid doubts over the pace of Federal Reserve rate cuts and warnings about global growth.

US warns Hong Kong to avoid tanker in breach of Iran...

The US warns Hong Kong that it could face penalties if it does business with an oil tanker headed for the city that allegedly violated sanctions on Iran.

Lukewarm morning for Asia stocks

Tokyo has rose 0.3%, while Jakarta has gained 0.7%. But Hong Kong has lost 0.5%, while Shanghai has edged down 0.3%.

As appetite for Asia improves, cautious investors leave banks till last

Although positive signs from the US-China trade talks have encouraged investment in several Asian sectors, investors are still reluctant to pour money into banks.

Aussie falls, Asia stocks face drop on trade woes

The escalation in US-China trade tensions will test two strong weeks of gains for Asian equities that lifted stocks off this year’s lows in part due to optimism that economies can weather the hit from trade restrictions.