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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slip from 9-mth high, European PMIs in focus

18 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 18 Asian shares dipped on Thursday amid subdued trade after losses on Wall Street and some profit-taking ahead of a long Easter weekend.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares off 9-mth peak, European PMIs in focus

18 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 18 Asian shares slipped on Thursday after losses on Wall Street but trade was subdued as investors awaited business surveys in Europe and largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of the long Easter weekend holiday.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares edge up to 9-mth high, European, Japan PMIs awaited

18 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 18 Asian shares were subdued on Thursday after a negative performance on Wall Street, with caution ahead of business surveys in Europe and Japan, and the Good Friday and Easter holidays keeping investors on the sidelines.

FOREX-Dollar up as key global data awaited, Aussie hit by RBA's dovish tone

16 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 16 The dollar edged up against a basket of its key rivals on Tuesday with investors erring on the side of caution as they looked for more concrete signs of stabilisation in the global economy.

FOREX-Major currencies tread water ahead of euro zone, China data

16 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 16 Major currencies remained confined to well-trodden ranges on Tuesday, as markets look next to European and Chinese data for more evidence that the worst may be over for the global economy.

FOREX-Global trade tension, growth worries underpin yen; Brexit summit in focus

10 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 10 The safe-haven yen remained in demand on Wednesday as investor caution prevailed due to fresh U.S.-Europe trade tensions and the International Monetary Fund's downgrade of its global economic outlook.

FOREX-Yen holds gains on U.S.-Europe trade tension, Brexit summit in focus

10 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 10 The safe-haven yen held most of its recent gains on Wednesday as investor caution prevailed due to fresh global trade tensions and as the International Monetary Fund downgraded its global economic outlook.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares edge up to 8-month peak, oil settles

09 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 9 Asian shares hit an eight-month high on Tuesday as optimism about Chinese measures to boost economic growth lifted mainland markets, however, worries about U.S. earnings and a crucial Brexit summit this week limited gains.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares weighed by cautious mood, oil settles

09 Apr 2019

* MSCI Asia-Pacific steady after hitting 7-month high overnight

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares held back by cautious mood, oil surges

09 Apr 2019

* MSCI Asia-Pacific steady after hitting 7-month high overnight

World News

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, breaking months of relative calm in the capital and underlining the continued security threats despite efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban.