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Thursday, October 17, 2019

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Asia stocks mixed after Mnuchin’s weekend of triage

With Tokyo closed for a public holiday on Monday, Hong Kong and Shanghai set the tone with both exchanges seeing losses in early trading.

Bursa opens higher despite mixed regional bourses

KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia were slightly higher at Monday's opening, despite the mixed performance seen in regional markets following the slowdown...

Bursa opens lower amid mixed regional performance

Asian shares open mixed despite the rebound on Wall Street, lifted by gains in technology stocks and after the Federal Reserve’s statement signalled a healthy US economy.

Bursa opens higher post US Fed

A dealer says KLSE is tracking Asian stocks which open mixed as investors assessed commentary from the Federal Reserve.

Bursa opens lower as Wall Street’s fall dominate sentiment

However, on the broader market, gainers led losers 119 to 73, with 170 unchanged, 1,542 untraded and 98 others suspended.

S&P 500 dips as chip stocks and utilities tumble

NEW YORK: The S&P 500 fell on Tuesday as chipmakers were dented by ratings downgrades and utilities declined ahead of an expected Federal Reserve...

Bursa opens lower amid overnight fall on Wall Street

The equities market is expected to come under further pressure today after the US and China hit each other with their biggest round of tariffs.

Hang Seng open sharply higher

Hong Kong stocks extend this week's rally on hopes China and the US will eventually resolve their trade dispute.

Bursa higher in early trading

On the broader market, gainers led losers 231 to 80, with 190 unchanged, 1,392 untraded and 33 others suspended.

Asian markets cautious as trade tensions weigh, pound holds gains

Hong Kong and Shanghai each dropped 0.2% in early business, while Singapore and Seoul lost 0.1%, Manila shed one% and Taipei gave up 0.3%.

Thomson Reuters says it will complete Blackstone deal on Oct 1

Shares in Thomson Reuters, which had been suspended prior to the announcement, were trading at C$58.15 at 11:17 am ET in Toronto.

New Zealand share trading halted by NZX outage

The outage, which affected trading and stock exchange releases, began just after 1119 local time (2319 GMT Monday), and remained unresolved throughout the afternoon.

China bars foreign companies, other securities from stock link

Regulators seek to shield retail investors using the nation’s stock link with Hong Kong from less widely understood securities.

Malaysia stocks get no love from foreigners after election shock

Foreigners sold US$375.6 million of stocks in two days after markets reopened this week.

Malaysia ETF rebounds after record outflows

The iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF, known as EWM, clawed back most of Wednesday’s loss.

South Korea vows firm action against illegal, unfair cryptocurrency trading

Minister Hong Nam-ki says the government's basic rule is to prevent any illegal acts or uncertainties regarding cryptocurrency trade.

Everything’s a sell in China after US$660 billion equity wipeout

Traders are running out of places to hide in a nation where market declines have a habit of snowballing.

Bitcoin breaches US$6,000 as cryptocurrency exodus accelerates

While the biggest virtual currency sank as much as 16%, the others such as Ripple, Ether and Litecoin all tumbled at least 14%.

Bitcoin drops below US$8,500 as cryptocurrency misery continues

Shortly after the introduction of regulated futures in the US, Bitcoin has wiped out more than half its value.

Record highs, record heists: where is cryptocurrency heading?

Despite another stomach-churning week for cryptocurrencies, analysts say they are here to stay.

China to step up cryptocurrency crackdown

Beijing will gradually clean up over-the-counter trading platforms, peer-to-peer networks and Chinese-based firms which allow trading overseas.

Bitcoin hits another record high in march toward US$20,000

While market participants are still heavily divided over the digital currency’s utility, value and safety, they expect the futures contract to offer a legitimate means for institutions to bet on bitcoin.

No interruptions to trading despite bomb threat at Bursa

Trading for afternoon session started at 2.30pm.

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