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Asian stocks are poised to rise on Monday and the dollar firmed against a basket of currencies after the latest payrolls data highlighted U.S. jobs and wages growth. Financial markets will be carefully tuned to President-elect Donald Trump’s news conference

European shares, the dollar and bond yields fell on Thursday, with traders using the quiet holiday period to book some profit on the rise that had lifted all three to multi-year and in some cases record highs recently. Weakness in

Asia stocks followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday, while the dollar firmed against the yen following the release of upbeat U.S. economic data overnight.  MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS rose 0.5 percent. Australian stocks rode a

European and Asian share prices inched higher on Tuesday as trading in some of the world’s major financial markets resumed after a Christmas break, with oil and the dollar also rising marginally. Concerns about Italian banks, Chinese growth and U.S.

TOKYO : Asian shares steadied in early trade on Monday after China agreed to return a U.S. drone it had seized, easing worries about rising diplomatic tensions between the world’s two biggest economic powers. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares

HONG KONG : Asian stocks posted their biggest rise in two weeks on Tuesday and the euro steadied as investors judged the selloff after Italy’s referendum was overdone, with robust U.S. economic data also helping sentiment. MSCI’s broadest index of

Asian shares were flat in early trade on Friday following mostly sluggish sessions on Wall Street and Europe, as 10-year U.S. Treasury yields surged to near 18-month highs and crude futures soared to 16-month highs. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific

SINGAPORE : Asian stocks steadied on Friday as the Thanksgiving break in the United States pegged the dollar’s relentless surge that had sucked capital out of most emerging markets. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched up 0.05

Asian stocks bounced to one-week highs on Wednesday as investors tried to share in the exuberance of Wall Street’s record run, while high U.S. bond yields kept the dollar well underpinned. Australia’s main index led the action with a rise

TOKYO Asian shares were on the defensive on Monday, undermined by fears that the strength in the U.S. dollar and rising U.S. bond yields since Donald Trump’s election to president could accelerate fund outflows from emerging markets. MSCI’s broadest dollar-based