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HONG KONG, Aug 20 — Most Asian markets rose today on the back of hopes for central bank and government stimulus measures around the world, while investors were also cheered by further signs of easin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): OSK Holdings Bhd is partnering Japan’s Marubeni Corp to jointly bid for a large scale solar photovolatic plant in Peninsular Malaysia, under the government’s third cycle of ...
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It’s getting harder to make easy profits in Asia’s bond market as the trade war and geopolitical tensions drag down junk debt.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): The FBM KLCI posted modest gains, tracking regional markets, lifted by select index-linked chips including Tenaga Nasional Bhd.
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TOKYO, Aug 20 ― Asian shares extended their gains today as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-h...
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TOKYO, Aug 20 ― The dollar held near a three-week high yesterday, as expectations global economies would unleash fresh stimulus and an improvement in appetite for riskier assets lifted yields on US ...
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TOKYO: Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bonds and gold.
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(Aug 20): Asian stocks were set for modest gains on Tuesday after some signs of progress on trade negotiations and speculation of government stimulus to shore up economic growth.
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TOKYO, Aug 20 ― Japanese companies broadly support Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's tough trade stance against South Korea, a Reuters poll found.
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TOKYO: Three-fourths of Japanese companies aren't raising annual bonuses this summer, a Reuters poll found, a sign many see growth sputtering in the world's third-largest economy as the U.S.-China trade war stokes fears of a global recession.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): OSK Holdings Bhd is partnering Japan’s Marubeni Corp to jointly bid for a large scale solar photovolatic plant in Peninsular Malaysia, under the government’s third cycle of ...
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Tech giant Apple is taking art out of the gallery and splashing it on the real world, creating playful, digital skylines with technology that critics fear could become sinister and invasive.
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TOKYO, Aug 19 — Asian stocks tracked the Wall Street rally today and found an extra tailwind from a move by China’s central bank to change the way a key interest rate benchmark is set, seen by ana...
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TOKYO, Aug 19 — Safe-haven currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc were under pressure today as expectations policymakers would unleash new stimulus eased immediate concerns about a slowing globa...
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TOKYO, Aug 19 — Japan’s politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States grew more than 15 per cent in July, data showed today, as negotiators from the two economic powerhouses prepare t...
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TOKYO, Aug 19 — Asian stocks rose today as hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China soothed investors’ fears of...
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(Aug 19): Stocks in Asia were set for gains Monday following a bounce in U.S. equities as traders kick off a busy week for economic data and await commentary from the Federal Reserve chief.
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Following an earlier announcement made by its Group CEO, Tony Fernandes, AirAsia has announced that processing fee for Malaysia for bookings made from 1st October 2019 will be removed to keep air trav...
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LONDON, Aug 17 — Tech giant Apple is taking art out of the gallery and splashing it on the real world, creating playful, digital skylines with technology that critics fear could become sinister and ...
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TOKYO: Japan’s Unizo Holdings said it is in talks with a potential partner after the Nikkei reported a SoftBank Group firm will offer to buy out the hotels operator to help it fend off a hostile takeover bid.
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TOKYO: Most emerging Asian currencies advanced on Friday, led by the Malaysian ringgit which was buoyed by a series of central bank measures to deepen onshore markets.
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TOKYO, Aug 16 — The dollar held onto gains today after a surge in US retail sales eased concerns about the world’s top economy, but traders cautioned against reading too much into one piece of dat...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Malaysia’s halal export to Japan is poised to increase this year against RM2.5 billion recorded last year, on the back of the growing halal tourism and preparation ahead of To...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Malaysia’s halal export to Japan is poised to increase this year against RM2.5 billion recorded last year, on the back of the growing halal tourism and preparation ahead of To...
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TOKYO, Aug 15 — Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei index was down sharply today after Wall Street shares nosedived on fears for the global economy.
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HONG KONG, Aug 15 — Asian markets sank today after the Dow suffered its worst day of the year as fears of a global recession mounted with investors fleeing equities.
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TOKYO, Aug 15 — The yen held gains against major currencies today as sliding Treasury yields fanned fears of a severe global economic downturn and drove investors into safe-haven assets.
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Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance.
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TOKYO: China’s troubled Anbang Insurance Group has put its US$2.4bil property portfolio in Japan up for sale and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding, two people familiar with the company’s plans said.
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TOKYO (Aug 15): Global stocks slumped to more than two-month lows in early Asian trade on Thursday, tracking the Wall Street slide as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve sent a flashing warning to inves...
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TOKYO, Aug 15 — Tokyo’s key Nikkei index opened down nearly two per cent today after Wall Street shares nosedived on fears for the global economy.
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TOKYO: Japan’s core machinery orders unexpectedly rebounded in June to post their largest monthly expansion on record, in a sign corporate investment remains resilient to slowing global growth and international trade frictions.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran will be making his first working visit to Japan from tomorrow to Aug 19 to further strengthen Malaysia-Japan bilateral relations, par...
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TOKYO: Acura, Honda's luxury-performance brand in Canada and the US, has marked the start of the return of its Type S performance variants with the introduction of the Type S Concept after a decade-l...
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TOKYO, Aug 14 — Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei index gained nearly 1 per cent today, following rises on Wall Street, as concerns over the US-China trade row eased after President Donald Trump delayed ta...
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TOKYO, Aug 14 ― Asian stocks joined a global equities surge today, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports and gave much-needed relief for markets gripped by political and economic ...
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TOKYO: The chances the Bank of Japan eases further have increased, according to over half of economists polled by Reuters after the central bank last month committed to expanding stimulus if a global slowdown derails the economic recovery here.
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TOKYO, Aug 14 ― Tokyo stocks opened higher today, following rises on Wall Street, as concerns over the US-China trade row eased after President Donald Trump delayed tariffs on key Chinese goods.
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TOKYO, Aug 14 ― The yen edged higher today as currency investors took a sceptical view of US President Donald Trump's decision to delay additional tariffs on some Chinese goods.
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TOKYO: Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. crude inventories unexpectedly rose last week, erasing some gains from the last session that were stoked after Washington said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese goods.
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TOKYO/WELLINGTON: Negative interest rate policy - an unconventional gambit once only considered by economies with chronically low inflation such as Europe and Japan - is becoming a more attractive option for some other central banks to counter unwelcome currency rises.
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TOKYO, Aug 14 ― Negative rate policy ― once considered only for economies with chronically low inflation such as Europe and Japan ― is becoming a more attractive option for some other central ba...
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TOKYO, Aug 14 ― Negative interest rate policy ― an unconventional gambit once only considered by economies with chronically low inflation such as Europe and Japan ― is becoming a more attractive...
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TOKYO, Aug 13 — US President Donald Trump has directly asked Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to buy farm products worth a ‘huge amount’, Kyodo news agency reported today, citing unidentified ...
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TOKYO, Aug 13 — Tokyo stocks closed down today as a stronger yen, along with falls on Wall Street and across Asia, weighed on the market after three days of holidays.
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TOKYO, Aug 13 ― Japan is “in the dark” as to why South Korea has downgraded Tokyo's trading status, its trade minister said today, amid an intensifying trade war between the two neighbours and U...
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TOKYO, Aug 13 ― Asian shares fell today as fears about a drawn out Sino-US trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove investors to safe harbours like bonds, gold...
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TOKYO: Asian shares fell on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove investors to safe harbors like bonds, gold, and the yen.
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(Aug 13): Asian stocks looked set to follow their U.S. counterparts lower as political unrest in Hong Kong and Argentina added to trade concerns and fueled a rally in global bonds.
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South Korean divers acting the role of independence activists perform during an underwater show at the COEX aquarium in Seoul.
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SEOUL, Aug 12 — South Korea today put Japan into its own new export category as President Moon Jae-in called Tokyo’s latest measures “very grave”, intensifying a trade war between the two neig...
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(Aug 12): King dollar is rising.
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TOKYO, Aug 11 — Must-have 80s gadget and one-time icon of Japan electronics cool, Sony’s Walkman turned 40 this year and like its now middle-aged fans, is clinging to its youth with high-tech upda...
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I have had the pleasure of working with and conducting trainings to teams from many different countries including Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and my dear Malaysia...
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Japan's lead in advanced robotics for healthcare is driven by its demographic conundrum. More than most, the nation's population is shrinking and ageing rapidly.
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Malaysia will produce a new national car, International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking announced yesterday.
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HONG KONG, Aug 9 — Asian markets largely reversed early gains today from a bargain-hunting push as investors remained cautious over the intensifying US-China trade war.
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The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) announced earlier today that Malaysians will see the first model by the 3rd national car project by March 2021.
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SEOUL, Aug 9 ― A spiralling trade row between Japan and South Korea is being driven more by emotion than economic factors, analysts say, with leaders of the US allies risking their security ties for...
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CYBERJAYA: DreamEdge Sdn Bhd has been appointed to drive the third national car project, said International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking.
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CYBERJAYA, August 9 — Cyberjaya-based company DreamEDGE will produce Malaysia’s third national car, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) announced today.
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TOKYO, Aug 9 ― Asian shares caught the tail of a Wall Street rally today, helped by China's better-than-expected export figures but fresh concerns about Sino-US trade ties are likely to limit gains ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 9): The FBM KLCI drifted lower in early trade this morning, weighed by select index-linked blue chips.
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PETALING JAYA: A Bumiputera-owned company based in Cyberjaya is set to take charge in the development of Malaysia’s third national car, which will be unveiled today more than a year after the idea m...
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TOKYO, Aug 9 ― The yen rose today on renewed concerns about the US-China trade dispute after a report that the White House is delaying a decision on allowing US companies to do business with China's...
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LONDON, Aug 8 — The dollar steadied today as risk sentiment rose after resilient Chinese trade data and as Beijing’s efforts to slow a slide in the value of the renminbi encouraged investors to bu...
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LONDON, Aug 8 — The dollar edged lower across the board today, as risk sentiment stabilised after resilient Chinese trade data and Beijing’s efforts to slow a slide in the value of the renminbi en...
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HONG KONG, Aug 8 — Asian markets rose today on bargain-hunting by investors following a week of heavy losses due to anxiety over the deepening US-China trade war.
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SEOUL, Aug 8 — Japan warned it could expand strict checks on exports to South Korea, after earlier granting approval for the shipment of a high-tech material to its neighbour for the first time sinc...
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TOKYO, Aug 8 — The yen stood tall today, after global central banks startled markets with heavy rate cuts and threats of more to come as world economic risks grow, boosting the appeal of the safe-ha...
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A senior US official said on Wednesday Japan and Korea needed to do some “soul searching” about political decisions that have damaged relations between the two allies in recent months and called f...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country's latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military drills that began this week, s...
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WOBB is a Malaysia-based job portal founded in 2014 that targets Gen Y and Gen Z job hunters.
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TOKYO, Aug 7 ― Japan's SoftBank Group said yesterday its first-quarter net profit more than tripled thanks to exceptional gains related to the sale of shares in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
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SEOUL, Aug 7 ― South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, is seeking alternatives to Japanese suppliers for some key materials, it said today ...
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HONG KONG, Aug 7 ― Asian markets largely extended their losses today despite Wall Street registering strong gains as investors remained on edge over escalating US-China trade tensions.
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TOKYO, Aug 7 ― The dollar fell against the yen as Japanese stocks opened lower today in a sign markets remain nervous about US-China trade frictions following major foreign exchange volatility in th...
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The NEC flying machine hovering at the company's facility in Abiko near Tokyo on Monday.
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TOKYO, Aug 6 — The offshore yuan pulled back from an all-time low today after Beijing appeared to take steps to prevent the currency from weakening further, following a sharp drop that prompted the ...
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TOKYO, Aug 6 — Global stocks extended already substantial losses today as China’s yuan currency dropped to an 11-year low after Washington designated Beijing a currency manipulator in a rapid esca...
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TOKYO, Aug 5 — The offshore Chinese yuan fell to its weakest level on record today while the Australian dollar flirted with this year’s lows on concerns over a sharp escalation in the Sino-US trad...
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South Korea is exploring all options in a bitter trade row with Japan, including scrapping an intelligence-sharing pact, but wants a cooling-off period with Tokyo, a senior South Korean official said ...
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BANGKOK, Aug 3 — South Korea is exploring all options in a bitter trade row with Japan, including scrapping an intelligence sharing pact, but wants a cooling off period with Tokyo, a senior South Ko...
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SEOUL, Aug 2 — South Korea fired back at Japan over a deepening trade dispute today, pledging it would not be “defeated again” by its neighbour, laying bare decades-old animosity at the root of ...
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TOKYO, Aug 2 — Japanese car giant Toyota said today its first quarter net profit rose thanks to solid sales and cost cutting efforts, but it revised down full-year profit partly due to a stronger ye...
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TOKYO, Aug 2 — Japan’s cabinet today approved a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely to escalate tensions fuelled by a dispute over...
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TOKYO, Aug 2 — The Japanese yen hit a more-than-one month high against the dollar and multi-year peaks against antipodean currencies today after US President Donald Trump broke a truce in the Sino-U...
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IPOH, Aug 1 — A journalist with The Diplomat current affairs magazine was stunned when she was hauled in for police questioning today while documenting the struggles of the Temiar Orang Asli in Kamp...
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TOKYO: BMW AG and Audi AG will skip this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, leaving Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz as the only major foreign luxury carmaker to showcase its models in Japan’s biggest industry ...
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TOKYO, July 31 — Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said today its quarterly net profit fell more than 10 per cent, partly due to weak sales in the Chinese market.
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SEOUL, July 31 — The world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker Samsung Electronics saw net profits slump by more than half in the second quarter, it said today, in the face of a weakening c...
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JULY 31 — I spent a few days in Thailand for a concert and while it was a nice sojourn, it was also a depressing reminder how far Malaysia lags behind our nearest neighbours.
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TOKYO, July 30 — Japanese entertainment giant Sony today reported a fall in first-quarter net profit due to one-off factors, with operating profit up as analysts said the firm’s recovery was level...
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TOKYO, July 30 — The Bank of Japan maintained its ultra easy monetary policy today and said it would “not hesitate” to take further measures if needed, as lingering economic uncertainties cloud ...
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TOKYO, July 30 — Asian stocks edged up today as equity investors prepared for an expected US interest rate cut this week while heightened concerns in currency markets about a no-deal Brexit sent the...
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TOKYO, July 30 — The yen held near a three-week low today as pared expectations for aggressive Federal Reserve cuts supported the dollar and ahead of a Bank of Japan meeting, which is seen as a key ...
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TOKYO: Oil prices fell on Monday after Iran described emergency talks on a multi-party nuclear agreement with a group of signatories as "constructive", suggesting an easing of tensions in the Middle East.
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TOKYO, July 29 — The dollar held firm today, staying near a two-month high against a basket of currencies after better-than-expected US GDP data last week boosted its yield attraction against rival ...