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Asia shares steady after Fed minutes, Aussie rallies

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares held near 4-1/2-month highs on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve minutes affirmed it would be “patient” on interest rate rises and risk assets got a lift from hopes of further progress in U.S.-China trade talks. Visitors look at a stock quotation board at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Japan, October Read More

Search for missing Briton in Australia scaled back

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Police in Australia are scaling back the search for a British tourist and his friend who went missing from a popular beach north of Sydney. Officers said they were reducing the air and sea search for 20-year-old Hugo Palmer and Frenchman Erwan Ferrieux, also 20, more than two days after their belongings were found by Read More

Global shares slip from four-month high, Swedish crown slumps

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LONDON (Reuters) – European and Asian shares hovered near four-month highs on Tuesday as investors took heart from some progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks, while the yen dribbled lower as Japan’s central bank said it could ease policy again. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, Read More

Hunt for Briton and his friend after belongings found on beach

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A British man has gone missing from a popular beach north of Sydney in Australia. Police are searching for 20-year-old Hugo Palmer and his friend, Frenchman Erwan Ferrieux, also 20, after their belongings were found by early morning walkers at about 6.30am local time on Monday at Shelley Beach, New South Wales. Police later discovered Read More

Asian shares near four-month high, buoyed by trade optimism

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TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares hovered near four-month highs on Tuesday, supported by hopes that Sino-U.S. trade talks were making progress and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians are reflected on an electronic board showing stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan December 27, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Investor confidence was Read More

British man missing from popular Australian beach

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A British man has gone missing from a popular beach north of Sydney in Australia. Police have begun searching for 20-year-old Hugo Palmer and his friend, Frenchman Erwan Ferrieux, also 20, after their belongings were found by early morning walkers at around 6.30am local time on Monday at Shelley Beach, New South Wales. Police later Read More

Brent oil eases from 2019 highs as markets await trade talks outcome

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Brent crude oil prices eased away from 2019 highs on Tuesday on caution that economic growth may dent fuel demand this year, although supply cuts led by producer cartel OPEC still meant markets were relatively tight. FILE PHOTO: A maze of crude oil pipes and valves is pictured during a tour by Read More

World stocks lifted to 2 1/2-month highs by trade optimism

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London (Reuters) – Hopes for progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks lifted world stocks to 2 1/2- month highs on Monday, though European gains were held back by concern over the outlook for auto makers. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange Read More

World stocks lifted to 2-1/2 month highs by trade optimism

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London (Reuters) – Hopes of progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks lifted world stocks to 2-1/2 month highs on Monday, though European gains were dampened by concerns over the car sector’s outlook. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, Read More