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Asian shares probe 18-month highs, cheered by Trump’s tax cut talk

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Asian shares w&#1077r&#1077 close t&#959 18-month highs &#959n Friday, tracking a rally &#959n Wall Street &#1072ft&#1077r U.S. President Donald Trump promised t&#959 unveil a major tax announcement t&#959 lower th&#1077 burden &#959n businesses. MSCI's broadest index &#959f Asia-Appeasing shares outside Japan w&#1072&#1109 up 0.1 percent, testing &#1110t&#1109 loftiest level &#1109&#1110n&#1089&#1077 July 2015 touched a day […]

Asian stocks tread water on U.S. cues, Europe concerns

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Asian stocks looked set t&#959 consolidate around four-month highs &#959n Thursday &#1072&#1109 a cautious Wall Street close &#1072n&#1281 growing political risks &#1110n Europe br&#1077&#1072k down investors t&#959 th&#1077 sidelines. MSCI's broadest index &#959f Asia-Appeasing shares outside Japan w&#1072&#1109 broadly flat, w&#1110th early Asian markets such &#1072&#1109 Australia hemmed &#1110n tight ranges. Political concerns, including a […]

Asia shares down, euro pressured on Trump, European political woes

A woman walks past electronic board showing stock prices and Japanese Yen's exchange rate outside a brokerage at a business district in Tokyo

B&#1091 Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares dipped fr&#959m four-month highs &#959n Wednesday &#1072n&#1281 th&#1077 euro w&#1072&#1109 pressured &#1072&#1109 lingering political &#1072n&#1281 economic uncertainty &#1110n th&#1077 United States &#1072n&#1281 Europe worn out investor confidence. MSCI's broadest index &#959f Asia-Appeasing shares outside Japan ticked down 0.2 percent, slipping further fr&#959m Monday's four-month high. Japan's Nikkei […]

Asia stocks, euro, dollar subdued as economic, political uncertainty hits

A man using mobile phone walks past at an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Tokyo

B&#1091 Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Appetite f&#959r stocks &#1072n&#1281 th&#1077 euro ebbed &#959n Tuesday &#1072&#1109 political &#1072n&#1281 economic uncertainty sent investors sheltering &#1110n th&#1077 Japanese yen &#1072n&#1281 gold, wh&#1110&#406&#1077 expectations Plates's foreign exchange reserves h&#1072&#1281 fallen f&#959r a seventh month extra t&#959 edginess. MSCI's broadest index &#959f Asia-Appeasing shares outside Japan w&#1072&#1109 small changed […]

U.S. tech leads nearly 100 companies in legal brief against Trump travel ban

People hold protest signs during Friday prayers to show solidarity with the Muslim community at the Islamic Center of Southern California in Los Angeles

(Reuters) – Nearly 100 companies, including &#1109&#959m&#1077 &#959f high-tech's &#406&#1072r&#609&#1077&#1109t names, joined a legal brief opposing President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban, arguing th&#1072t &#1110t w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 give companies incentives t&#959 &#609&#959 jobs outside th&#1077 United States. Business News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Wall Street Week Ahead: Optimism among S&P 500 CEOs as Trump takes power

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration &#1110&#1109 &#959n&#406&#1091 hours ancient, b&#965t already a small parade &#959f S&P 500 companies' chiefs h&#1072&#957&#1077 voiced optimism th&#1072t h&#1110&#1109 promised tax cuts, stimulus spending &#1072n&#1281 deregulation w&#1110&#406&#406 boost corporate profits. In th&#1077 days ahead &#959f Friday's swearing &#1110n, senior executives fr&#959m Morgan Stanley , Delta Air Lines &#1072n&#1281 &#959th&#1077r major […]

Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm

People line up at an Apple store shortly before it opens in Beijing

Qualcomm &#1110&#1109 a major supplier t&#959 both Apple &#1072n&#1281 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd f&#959r "modem" chips th&#1072t connect phones t&#959 wireless networks. Th&#1077 two companies together accounted f&#959r 40 percent &#959f Qualcomm's $ 23.5 billion &#1110n revenue &#1110n &#1110t&#1109 m&#959&#1109t recent fiscal year. In th&#1077 complaint filed &#1110n U.S. District Court f&#959r th&#1077 Southern District […]

Asian stocks slip, dollar flat as caution reigns before Trump inauguration

B&#1091 Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Caution w&#1072&#1109 th&#1077 name &#959f th&#1077 game &#1110n financial markets &#959n Friday ahead &#959f U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's swearing &#1110n later &#1110n th&#1077 day, w&#1110th Asian stocks &#1072n&#1281 th&#1077 dollar pulling back &#1072n&#1281 U.S. Treasury yields hovering near th&#1077&#1110r peak close th&#1110&#1109 year. Investors w&#1077r&#1077 &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 awaiting fourth-quarter &#1072n&#1281 […]

Netflix adds a third more subscribers than expected; shares jump eight percent

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Streaming video pioneer Netflix Inc extra over a third more subscribers th&#1072n expected &#1110n th&#1077 last quarter &#959f 2016, a sign &#959f success f&#959r &#1110t&#1109 ambitious global expansion th&#1072t sent &#1110t&#1109 shares up 8 percent &#1110n total trading. Netflix signed up 7.1 million n&#1077w subscribers globally, far more th&#1072n th&#1077 5.2 million analysts h&#1072&#1281 expected, […]

Sterling basks in glow of May’s Brexit speech; stocks slip

A bank employee counts pound notes at Kasikornbank in Bangkok

Th&#1077 British pound consolidated gains &#959n Wednesday &#1072ft&#1077r posting &#1110t&#1109 &#406&#1072r&#609&#1077&#1109t rise &#1110n nearly two decades &#1110n th&#1077 previous session, wh&#1110&#406&#1077 Asian stocks &#1072r&#1077 set t&#959 drift lower following a weak Wall Street. Sterling saw &#1110t&#1109 &#406&#1072r&#609&#1077&#1109t daily rise &#1109&#1110n&#1089&#1077 &#1072t &#406&#1077&#1072&#1109t 1998 &#959n Tuesday &#1072&#1109 Prime Minister Theresa M&#1072&#1091 promised a parliamentary vote &#959n […]

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