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Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers

14 Jun 2019

SYDNEY/HONG KONG China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stocks as the long-term promise of a growing middle class trumps more immediate fears about tariffs.

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow

14 Jun 2019

HONG KONG/SYDNEY Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold.

ANALYSIS-Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers

13 Jun 2019

* Fund managers bet on China's stimulus, consumption-led growth

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares up on policy easing hopes, yuan slips on PBOC signals

07 Jun 2019

* PBoC chief says ample room to ease policy if needed, dlr rises

Policy easing prompts analysts to again cut forecasts for Australia, NZ dollars: Reuters poll

06 Jun 2019

SYDNEY Analysts have yet again downgraded their forecasts for the Australian and New Zealand dollars, as monetary easing in both countries and the risks of further rate cuts in the face of global trade frictions and slowing growth sap risk appetite.

Australia's GDP growth hits decade low, stimulus needed to avoid recession

05 Jun 2019

SYDNEY Australia's economic growth slowed to a decade low last quarter, underlining the need for aggressive monetary and fiscal stimulus to stop the resource-rich nation from sliding into recession after 28 straight years of expansion.

Australia cuts rates as global central banks move to head off trade shocks

04 Jun 2019

SYDNEY Australia's central bank cut rates to a record low on Tuesday and signaled willingness to go further as a worsening Sino-U.S. trade war raises recession risks for the world economy, pushing policymakers into what could be a global monetary easing cycle. | Video

Australia central bank chief says rates could go even lower

04 Jun 2019

SYDNEY Australia's top central banker said on Tuesday its cash rate could move further down, only hours after it eased policy to an all-time trough in an effort to reduce unemployment and stoke inflation.

Australia central bank chief says rates could go even lower

04 Jun 2019

SYDNEY, June 4 Australia's top central banker said on Tuesday its cash rate could move further down, only hours after it eased policy to an all-time trough in an effort to reduce unemployment and stoke inflation.

Australia's dismal April retail sales bolster case for rate cuts

04 Jun 2019

SYDNEY, June 4 Australian retailers suffered a soggy month of sales in April in yet another sign of gloom for the broader economy just hours before the country's central bank is seen likely to cut interest rates to record lows.

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