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The Nikkei 225 traded up by 0.35 percent, 78.34 points, to close at 22,270.38. Most major sectors in Japan rose, with the shipping sector leading the way — closing up by 2.44 percent. In South Korea, the Kospi rose by 0.28 percent to close at 2,247.05, with the tech industry and the auto sector […]

Walmart sees sales rise at stores and online, raises outlook

Walmart raised its financial outlook for the year after beating Wall Street’s expectations for the quarter and seeing the strongest growth in more than a decade in sales at established stores. Its shares rose nearly 10 percent.  Walmart said sales were strong across many categories but the grocery business was […]

Asian shares hit one-year low on Turkey, China worries

Asian shares hit fresh one-year lows in early trading yesterday, while oil and precious metal prices also tumbled as Turkey’s currency crisis and fears of an economic slowdown in China fanned worries about global growth.  MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.0 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei and […]

RIP Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one of India’s most charismatic leader who led the nation through several crises and held together with a tenuous coalition with his inclusive politics, died at 93 after a prolonged illness. A leader for the ages, ahead of his times: Narendra Modi pays tribute […]

US reaps more than $1.4 billion from steel and aluminium tariffs, report finds

In less than five months, the Trump administration has collected more than $1.4 billion in new revenue from steel and aluminum tariffs. The Congressional Research Service estimated that, between March 23 and July 16, the U.S. reaped $1.1 billion and $344.2 million from levies on foreign steel and aluminum, respectively. […]

Share Market Highlights;

Asian shares were mixed today, as some regional markets bounced back one day after declining over jitters related to economic uncertainty in Turkey. The Nikkei 225 rose 1.22 percent, with all sectors trading higher after the yen gave up some of its recent strength amid safe-haven demand on uncertainty in Turkey. The yen traded […]

Oil dips as US-China trade dispute expected to stall economic growth

Oil prices fell today, pulled down by concerns that the escalating trade dispute between the United States and China would stall economic growth and fuel demand.  Front-month Brent crude oil futures were at $71.89 per barrel at 0118 GMT, down 18 cents, or 0.25 percent, from their last close. US West […]

Asia markets were mixed amid US-China trade tensions

Asia traded mixed today morning after the U.S. market was mostly little changed overnight following the unveiling of new Chinese tariffs on American goods. In Australia, the ASX 200 was up 0.15 percent in early trade. But the energy subindex was down 0.83 percent following an overnight drop in oil prices. Shares of Santos fell 1.06 percent, Oil Search was […]