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US gets health check amid recession fears

The next seven days are packed full of key data with reports on retail sales and manufacturing setting the tone on Monday right through to the March jobs report on Friday.

Sterling edges down after Brexit rally, Asia markets mixed

The pound retreated in Asia with lawmakers due to vote on whether to extend the March 29 deadline for leaving.

Pound extends rally on May Brexit deal revision, eyes on vote

The pound has risen about 1.5% against the dollar since late Friday, while it is up around 2% on the euro.

Asia markets mixed after last week’s hefty losses

Traders remain vigilant on developments in US-China trade talks, with conflicting comments from both sides on the progress.

Foreign investors slowly returning after 2018 drought

Worries have begun to wane following concerns last year of a higher fiscal deficit and possible sovereign rating downgrades.

Asian markets mixed as Kashmir tensions hit rally

Regional investors were in a broadly upbeat mood owing to optimism about a China-US trade deal.

Asian markets slip after trade-fuelled surge, sterling gains

Observers warned that failure to meet market expectations could lead to a sharp drop in global equities.

Global stocks surge on hopeful signs from US-China trade talks

Investors also greeted Trump's decision to sign a spending bill that averts another government shutdown.

Asian markets fall on US-China talks, gloomy growth forecasts

Tokyo led the slump, while Hong Kong returned from the three-day Lunar New Year break in the red.

Sterling falls as PM May moves to end Brexit impasse

Concern is mounting about the risk of a no-deal exit and that is showing up in derivative markets which are predicting more currency volatility in the coming days.

Dollar vortex puts chill on earnings that may worsen in spring

The ICE Dollar Index jumped more than 10% from its low in February 2018 to its high in November, and its average level last quarter was 3% higher than the previous year’s period.

Pound stable after Brexit drop, Asia stocks mixed before trade talks

The pound did not collapse as Brexit was a no-deal, while US-China high-level trade talks will start on Wednesday.

Asian markets down with Wall St as Huawei hangs over trade...

While the majority of Asian markets fell Tuesday they did pare their losses and some even edged into positive territory.

Asian markets mostly down as traders prepare for crucial week

Asian markets will expect an extension in tariff increases, as more difficulties will arise from the US-China trade talks.

Asian markets rise as investors track trade talks, US shutdown

Investors still worry about the upcoming challenges as China's struggles to revive its economy and Trump facing a government shutdown.

Asian markets post fresh gains, China growth slows to 28-year low

Regional equities picked up after Bloomberg said Beijing had pledged to ramp up spending on US goods over the next five years.

Stock markets surge on China-US trade breakthrough hopes

Global markets are enjoying an overwhelmingly bullish end to the week.

Asian markets boosted by fresh China-US trade hopes

Oil prices rose on the China-US tariffs report and after Opec said it had cut output.

Pound stands firm after May loss, Asian equity markets rise

The pound bounced back as traders bet there would not be a 'no-deal' exit.

Asian markets resume rally as pound holds ground ahead of vote

Last week's rally resumed, fuelled by optimism that Beijing and Washington will eventually resolve their differences.

World stocks end strong week on tepid note

Earlier, Asian markets ended the week mostly on a higher note.

Asia markets end strong week on positive note

There is a wave of optimism as it was indicated that the head of the Federal Reserve will likely slow down its pace in interest rate hikes.

Asian markets retreat after rally as strong yen hits Tokyo

While the dollar stabilised against its major peers Thursday, it saw more losses against higher-yielding currencies.

Asian markets enjoy another rally as China-US trade hopes bloom

China is ready to buy more US goods and services, while further talks at cabinet level are being lined up next week.