SYDNEY Asian shares bounced modestly on Tuesday as doubts the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates next month restrained the dollar, while investors continued to count on more policy stimulus elsewhere in the world.
PARIS Current Transatlantic trade talks should be halted and a new set started, France's trade minister said on Tuesday, adding his voice to German calls for an end to the negotiations.
TOKYO Japan's chief cabinet secretary has signaled Tokyo's readiness to intervene in the market if the yen spikes out of line with fundamentals and defended the Bank of Japan's negative interest rate policy.
SINGAPORE Oil futures edged up on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar backed off a two-week high hit the day before, although doubts that crude producers would agree next month to an output freeze continued to drag on prices.
SEOUL South Korea will focus on creating more jobs and increase spending modestly next year, while seeking out new sources of economic growth, the finance ministry said on Tuesday as it unveiled its draft 2017 budget.
SEOUL South Korea's finance minister said on Tuesday he doesn't expect housing prices to rise sharply in the future, but added that the government planned to take fresh measures if prices do surge.
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SHANGHAI, Aug 30 Hong Kong shares bounced on Tuesday amid doubts the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates as soon as September.
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