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Asian Stocks Down, Investors Digest Fed’s Continuous Dovish Stance

Asia Pacific stocks were mostly down Friday morning, but hovering near record levels, as investors continued to assess the U.S. Federal Reserve’s assurance that economic reinvigoration can be achieved without stoking runaway inflation. China’s Shanghai compositewas down 0.72% by 11:11 PM ET and the shenzhen componentslid 1.06%. Consumer and...

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Asian Stocks Mixed, Fed Maintains Dovish Stance in March Meeting Minutes

Asia Pacific stocks were mixed Thursday morning, as investors digested the U.S. Federal Reserve’s continued commitment to its supportive policy. Japan’s Nikkei 225fell 0.42% by 10:31 PM ET (2:31 AM GMT). Balance of payments data released earlier in the day was positive, with the adjusted current acount at JPY1.79...

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Asian shares climb to three-week highs on vaccine optimism, dollar retreats

A gauge of Asian shares climbed to three-week highs on Wednesday as investors eyed the upcoming earnings season for further signs of a global economic recovery, while the dollar slipped to a two-week low. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside of Japan was up 0.3% for its second...

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Asian equities witness foreign outflows for third month in March

Foreigners were net sellers of Asian equities for the third consecutive month in March, as higher U.S bond yields and a stronger dollar prompted outflows from the region. Overseas investors sold a net combined total of $3.18 billion in South Korean, Taiwanese, Philippine, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Indian stocks...

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Asian Stocks Up, Investors Digest Asian Economic Data, U.S. Infra Plan

Asia Pacific stocks were up Thursday morning, beginning April on a high note as investors assessed economic data from China and Japan, as well as a new U.S. infrastructure plan. China’s Shanghai compositeedged up 0.20% by 11:26 PM ET (3:26 AM GMT) and the Shenzhen component rose 0.84%.The figure...

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Asian shares defensive, set for monthly loss on bond rout

Asian stocks were on the backfoot on Wednesday while the safe-haven dollar held near a one-year high as Treasury yields resumed their upward march, hitting sentiment even as Chinese data underpinned signs of a solid global economic recovery. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside of Japan eased from...

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Asian Stocks Up as Archegos Fallout Fears Ease, but Inflation Fears Rise

Asia Pacific stocks were mostly up Tuesday morning, as investors continue to monitor further damage from Archegos Capital Management collapse .However, the quickening pace of both the U.S. economic recovery from COVID-19 and the vaccine rollout reignited inflation fears. Japan’s nIKKEI 225 inched up 0.05% by 11:24 PM ET...

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Asian Stocks Up, Boosted by Raised Economic Recovery Hopes

Asia Pacific stocks were up Friday morning, as raised hopes for an economic recovery from COVID-19, boosted by a U.S. pledge to double its vaccine plan, helped to end the week on a high note. Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumped 1.63% by 11:06 PM ET (3:06 AM GMT) as the...

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Asian shares wobble in volatile trade as China tech selloff weighs

Asian equities bounced between gains and losses on Thursday as a selloff in Chinese technology shares due to concerns they will be delisted from U.S. bourses and worries about a semiconductor shortage rattled some investors. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1%. Hong Kong shares fell...

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Asian shares hit 2-week lows, dollar gains as investors scurry for cover

Asian shares skidded to a two-week trough on Wednesday and the dollar neared four-month highs as coronavirus lockdowns in Europe and potential U.S. tax hikes hit risk appetite, leading to a flight to safety. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside of Japan fell 1.3% after losing 0.9% on...

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