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Asia shares near three-week lows, sterling struggles on Brexit woes

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Chinese shares pulled ahead on Tuesday after Beijing confirmed it was still in trade talks with the United States, though sentiment remained fragile in Asia as the pound wallowed near 20-month lows on deepening political turmoil over a Brexit deal. FILE PHOTO: Pound Sterling notes and change are seen inside a cash register in a coffee shop ...

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Asia shares struggle to rally, oil skids further

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares fought to sustain the slimmest of recoveries on Friday amid speculation the Federal Reserve might be “one-and-done” with U.S. rate hikes, while oil fell anew as producers bickered over the details of an output cut. A digital board displays stock information at a brokerage office in Beijing, China, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter MSCI’s broadest ...

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U.S. stock futures fall, Asia follows after Canada arrests Huawei CFO

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures tumbled on Thursday and Asian markets followed after Canadian authorities arrested a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies, fanning fears of further tensions between China and the United States. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, U.S., December 4, ...

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Asia shares fall as lift from U.S.-China trade truce ends

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Tuesday as a relief rally petered out amid rising doubts over whether China and the United States will be able to resolve trade differences. A man sits in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer An inverted U.S. yield ...

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Asia shares fall as lift from US-China trade truce ends

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Tuesday as a relief rally petered out amid rising doubts over whether China and the United States will be able to resolve trade differences. A man walks past an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai An inverted U.S. yield curve also raised concerns about ...

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Asia cheers Sino-U.S. trade truce, oil bounces

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares looked set to rally on Monday after U.S. and Chinese leaders brokered a truce in their trade conflict, a relief for the global economic outlook and a tonic for emerging markets. Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai Trade-exposed currencies ...

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Asia relieved at Sino-U.S. trade truce, A$ jumps

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares looked set to rally on Monday after U.S. and Chinese leaders brokered a truce in their trade conflict, a relief for the global growth outlook and a positive for emerging markets. Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai Trade-exposed currencies ...

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These charts show how Asia is dominating industrial-robot adoption

Robots are joining the workforce around the world. But while it’s obvious their numbers are rising, it can be hard to work out which countries are currently ahead of the curve. The most common measure is one used by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) each year: the number of industrial robots per 10,000 manufacturing workers in the country. According ...

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