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European stocks bounce on Italy deal, Spanish prime minister exit

European stock markets rallied on Friday after Italy reached a new coalition deal, with investors brushing aside trade war fears as they awaited key US jobs data.

Euro suffers fresh losses in Asia as Italy faces political crisis

The euro extended losses in Asian trade Tuesday as political uncertainty in Italy stoked fresh fears about the eurozone.

Asian markets fall, dollar rises as US rate fears return

Asian markets mostly fell with Wall Street while the dollar extended gains Wednesday as US interest rate worries resurfaced, while investors were also given a spook by North Korea's threat to pull out of a historic summit over US demands.

Crude surges after Trump tears up Iran deal, equities mixed

Oil prices surged more than two percent in Asia on Wednesday after Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, fuelling fresh geopolitical uncertainty.

Asian markets end week with losses, eyes on US jobs data

Asian markets fell on Friday, tracking another retreat on Wall Street as attention turns to the release of key US jobs data later in the day and high-level China-US trade talks in Beijing.

Dollar holds gains as Fed looms, Asia markets mostly drop

The dollar on Wednesday maintained most of its recent gains ahead of a key Federal Reserve policy announcement, while Asian equity markets struggled as investors returned from public holidays across the region.

Dollar rises in Asia with Treasury yields, Japan exporters rally

The dollar extended gains against its main peers and most other currencies Tuesday as rising US bond yields fan speculation of a sharp rise in interest rates, while most of Asia's major markets edged up after recent losses.

Asian markets fall in line with Wall Street as tech firms take a hit

Asian markets mostly fell Friday as investors struggled to maintain the previous day's positive momentum following losses on Wall Street, with technology firms tracking a sharp fall in Apple.

World stocks bounce back as trade fears ease

Global stocks railed higher Thursday as investors judged recent trade war fears were overblown, dealers said.

Tokyo, Hong Kong bounce back in mixed day for Asia markets

Tokyo and Hong Kong recovered from early losses on a mixed day for Asian markets but traders remain on edge over Donald Trump's controversial tariffs, which had fanned fears of a trade war that could hammer the global economy.

Asian markets routed on US-China trade war fear

Asian markets have fallen sharply overnight on increasing fears of a damaging trade war between China and the US, the world's largest two economies.

Dollar extends losses on Fed move, Donald Trump revives trade war fears

The dollar extended losses in Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year, but fresh fears of a trade war hit equity markets as Donald Trump prepared new sanctions on China.

Pound recovers as world supports Britain in spy case

The British pound recovered Friday from weakness prompted by a Russian decision to expel British diplomats, as the world rallied in support for London in a crisis sparked by the poisoning of a double agent, analysts said.

Asian markets sink again as Trump fans trade war fears

Asian markets fell again on Monday as the fallout from Donald Trump's proposed steel and aluminium tariffs fanned fears of a global trade war.

European stocks slide on Fed rate-rise fears

European stock markets slid on Thursday after Federal Reserve minutes fanned expectations that US interest rates would rise further and faster than previously thought.

Dollar up ahead of Fed minutes

The dollar continued its discreet recovery on Wednesday, lifted by expectations that the American central bank is shifting towards tightening monetary policy quickly, dealers said.

London stock market falters as HSBC disappoints

London's stock market fell on Tuesday, underperforming stable eurozone indices, as traders pushed down share prices in banking giant HSBC and other major companies following earnings updates.

Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks down again

Asian stocks, from Tokyo to Hong Kong and Shanghai took another battering on Friday as the global rout returned with a vengeance on intensifying fears about tighter US interest rates.

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