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Asia’s smokers new target for embattled e-cigarette maker Juul

The shift toward Asia comes as the vaping industry faces widespread attack in the US, especially for its appeal among young people.

Asian markets mostly rise on optimism for trade, stimulus

Signs of easing tensions in the China-US trade war bring cheer to investors.

Asia stocks climb but tensions linger

Concerns over a concurrent US-China trade war remain high, prompting a rush on safe-haven assets such as bonds, gold and the Japanese yen.

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.

Asian stocks set for mixed trading ahead of Powell

Stocks in Asia look set to trade mixed after US equities made little headway and investors await clues on policy from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.

Most Asian markets in retreat as eyes turn to Federal Reserve

Most Asian markets extend losses as investors re-evaluated the Federal Reserve's interest rate options following last week's strong US jobs report.

Asia stocks set for muted start as jobs data loom

Asian stocks look set for a muted start to trading with no direction from their US counterparts thanks to the American holiday.

Asian markets and gold drop, dollar boosted on Fed rate worries

Asian equities suffer fresh losses, the dollar rises and gold retreats after top Federal Reserve officials dent hopes for a big interest rate cut next month, while traders also fret over this week's meeting between Trump and Xi.

Trump’s Huawei problem: Asia doesn’t want US to kneecap China

Fears are growing throughout Asia that a clash of superpowers will end up hurting smaller nations, many of which rely on exports to fuel the economic growth that provides jobs for millions of people.

Asian markets rise on trade hopes, weak yen

American and Chinese officials in trade talks express satisfaction with progress while Democrats and Republicans agree on deal.

Most Asian markets rise ahead of China-US trade talks

Asian markets have mixed performance after the Lunar New Year break.

Asian markets swing as dealers battle uncertainty

Global slowdown, trade wars and government shutdowns, made the Asian market unpredictable to investors.

Asian markets up with Wall St on growth optimism

Crude prices extended gains on concerns about supplies following a decision not to increase output by key producers as Iran faces export sanctions and Venezuela continues to be dogged by political and economic crises.

Asian markets ride positive wave on hopes for trade resolution

Dealers are keeping tabs on possible talks between Washington and Beijing after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sent an invite to avert a trade war, which many fear could destabilise the world economy.

Asian markets bruised by Trump’s trade war threats

Many emerging market currencies were also frail after Argentina's peso sank on Thursday despite the central bank's interest rate hike.

Asian stocks slip on tariff plan; yen holds gains

Caution is creeping into markets as global stocks round out a month that’s seen a strong rally from mid-August.

Most major Asian markets up as energy firms rise with oil...

Energy firms soared after a rise in oil prices Monday on the back of reports that Saudi Arabia had lowered its output.

HSBC revenue trails estimates as flint pushes for Asia growth

Flint, promoted to chief executive officer in February, plans to grow the global behemoth by expanding in key Asian markets including China and establishing the lender as a top-tier wealth manager.

Asian investors shift cautiously, autos hit by US tariff threat

Investors went into selling mode despite minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.

Asian markets rise as Wall St, N.Korea provide positive lead

New York provided a strong lead, with all three main indexes posting healthy gains on the back of better-than-expected reports from heavyweights including Netflix, Goldman Sachs and Johnson & Johnson.

Asian markets tumble with Wall St as Facebook breach hits tech

The head of Asia-Pacific trading at OANDA warned that Facebook's security breach could end up being a significant turning point for the social media and network portal.