• Asia shares near two-year high as U.S. hi-tech rebound boosts mood

    20 Jun 2017 10:26 AM |

    By Reuters : Japan's Nikkei rose more than 1 percent to a near two-year high on Tuesday, encouraged by rebound in U.S. hi-tech shares as investors bet on solid growth in the economy and corporate profits globally.

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  • Brexit talks kick off with calls for a ‘strong and special partnership’

    19 Jun 2017 02:46 PM |

    By CNBC : Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis has detailed his hopes for a "strong and special partnership" with the EU as Brexit negotiations officially commenced on Monday, a year on from the U.K.'s shock referendum result.

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  • Asia stocks shake off Wall St. blues, sterling steady pre-Brexit talks

    19 Jun 2017 10:45 AM |

    By Reuters : Asian stocks rose on Monday, shaking off Wall Street's subdued performance on Friday, and sterling was steady after a van rammed into worshippers leaving a London mosque, killing at least one person, as markets braced for the start of Brexit talks.

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  • Oil prices bounce but stuck near 2017 lows on supply overhang

    16 Jun 2017 02:23 PM |

    By Reuters : Oil prices edged up from 2017 lows on Friday but remained on track for a fourth consecutive week of losses because of excess supplies despite OPEC-led production cuts.

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  • Asia stocks steady after U.S. tech rout, yen slips as BOJ stands pat

    16 Jun 2017 10:29 AM |

    By Reuters : Asian stocks steadied on Friday, taking in stride the resumption of the U.S. technology rout overnight, and European shares look set for a positive start following Thursday's losses.

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  • Bank of England narrowly votes in favor of maintaining record low interest rates

    15 Jun 2017 02:43 PM |

    By CNBC : The Bank of England (BOE) held interest rates steady at 0.25 percent on Thursday, though an unexpected surge in support for a rate hike among its committee policymakers sent sterling higher

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  • Global stocks pressured by report on Trump probe, Fed hike, soft U.S. data

    15 Jun 2017 08:50 AM |

    By Reuters : U.S. stock futures and Asian shares slid on Thursday, hit by soft U.S. economic data, a relatively hawkish Federal Reserve and a media report that U.S. President Donald Trump is being investigated by a special counsel for possible obstruction of justice.

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  • Asia lags Wall Street's record run, wary of Fed plans

    14 Jun 2017 09:10 AM |

    By Reuters : Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while the dollar was left adrift as investors everywhere awaited clarity on the Federal Reserve's future path for U.S. policy after a likely rate rise later in the day.

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