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Trade War

Stocks on the last day of 2020

Asian Market: Stocks Higher after MSCI Announcement

ASIAN MARKET – Asian stocks were higher on Friday after index publisher MSCI announcement which said it would increase the weighting of Chinese mainland shares in its benchmarks that measure stock performances globally. Meanwhile, the dollar benefited from robust economic data. The MSCI index said that it would increase four times the weightings of China’s …

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Wibest Broker – Asian Market: dollar and yuan banknotes with chess horse pieces on top of them.

Asian Market: China Stocks Rise after Trump Tariff Delay

ASIAN MARKET – Asian stocks experienced a China-led rise on Monday after US President Donald Trump announced that he would delay planned hikes in tariffs on Chinese imports. Negotiations between the two economic superpowers have made “substantial progress,” Trump said. Last Sunday, Trump tweeted announced that he would delay the scheduled tariff hikes supposed to …

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Dollar Struggling over Trade War, Gov’t Shutdown

The dollar was restrained versus its peers on Thursday, limited by concerns over global growth, the US government shutdown, and a yet-unresolved US-China trade war. “Trade tensions are the most dominant factor for investor sentiment right now and will drive market flows,” said Nick Twidale, who is the chief operating officer at Rakuten Securities. Twidale …

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IMF Downgrades Global Growth Forecasts

The International Monetary Fund slashed its global growth forecasts on and a survey showed increasing negativity among business chiefs as trade tensions and uncertainty loomed over the world’s biggest annual gathering. The bleak IMF forecasts, published on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, emphasized the challenges that are faced by policymakers …

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Dollar Struggles on Fed Rate Speculation

The dollar floundered for traction against other currencies on Tuesday, with investors increasingly convinced that the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates this year amid risks of a sharper slowdown in global growth. Read more here!

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Yen Surges on Worries of Global Economic Growth

Safe-haven currencies including the yen gained against the dollar on Wednesday, as a careful mood dominated the first trading day of the year on worries about the global growth, the US government shutdown, and a slower pace of Federal Reserve rate hikes. Read more here!