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The shift toward Asia comes as the vaping industry faces widespread attack in the US, especially for its appeal among young people.
Signs of easing tensions in the China-US trade war bring cheer to investors.
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.
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.
Investors are still keeping an eye on the corporate reporting season, which has been broadly positive.
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 extend losses as investors re-evaluated the Federal Reserve's interest rate options following last week's strong US jobs report.
Asian stocks look set for a muted start to trading with no direction from their US counterparts thanks to the American holiday.
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.
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.
American and Chinese officials in trade talks express satisfaction with progress while Democrats and Republicans agree on deal.
Asian markets have mixed performance after the Lunar New Year break.
Global slowdown, trade wars and government shutdowns, made the Asian market unpredictable to investors.
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.
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.
Many emerging market currencies were also frail after Argentina's peso sank on Thursday despite the central bank's interest rate hike.
Caution is creeping into markets as global stocks round out a month that’s seen a strong rally from mid-August.
Energy firms soared after a rise in oil prices Monday on the back of reports that Saudi Arabia had lowered its output.
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.
Investors went into selling mode despite minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.
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.
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.