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Asian markets rebound as Mideast tensions ease

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[ad_1] Asian markets rebounded in early trading Thursday following losses the day before after Iran launched a missile attack on U.S. bases in Iraq. Tensions decreased significantly Wednesday amid signs of de-escalation, as President Donald Trump said Iran “appears to be standing down” and announced fresh sanctions rather than immediate …

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Asian markets flat in quiet Christmas trading

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[ad_1] Asian markets were little changed in light holiday trading Wednesday, with many major global markets closed for Christmas. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, -0.10%   slipped 0.1%, while the Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, -0.06%   was about flat and the smaller-cap Shenzhen Composite 399106, +0.33%   rose 0.3%. Taiwan’s Taiex Y9999, +0.06% …

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Asian markets quiet after latest Wall Street records

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[ad_1] Asian markets were mixed in quiet trading Tuesday, following another record day on Wall Street. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.34%   and S&P 500 SPX, +0.09%   closed at record highs for a third consecutive day, while the Nasdaq Composite COMP, +0.23%   notched a record ninth-straight …

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Pound tumbles as specter of no-deal Brexit returns

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[ad_1] The British pound tumbled on Tuesday, with investors rattled by a report that the government wants to legally prevent the Brexit process from extending beyond next year, something that could raise the chances of a hard exit. The pound GBPUSD, -1.1399%  slid nearly 0.6%% to $1.3260, from $1.3335 seen …

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