Asian markets down as inflation spooks traders ahead of Fed meet
Markets mostly fell in Asia on Wednesday following a tepid lead from Wall Street, where another forecast-busting inflation reading spooked investors just as the Federal Reserve kicked off its latest policy meeting. Traders have been keeping their powder dry ahead of the closely watched gathering of US central bank officials, who are discussing plans for…
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Asian markets sink on fresh trade fears after Trump remarks
Hong Kong and Shanghai led a broad sell-off across most Asian markets Monday after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports, ramping up fears of an all-out trade war between the world's top two economies.
Asian markets end week with losses, eyes on US jobs data
Asian markets fell on Friday, tracking another retreat on Wall Street as attention turns to the release of key US jobs data later in the day and high-level China-US trade talks in Beijing.