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Bourses extend upward vibe for five straight sessions

WT24 Desk Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), today observed a superb session and remained in green over the last five consecutive sessions, BSS reports. The enthusiastic investors were active on the bank and financial institution sectors’ stocks due to the lucrative price levels. Apart from these two sectors, food, textile and miscellaneous sectors also witnessed buying spree which ...

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Stock markets tread water as all quiet on trade war front

WT24 Desk LONDON – Stock traders found little to get the pulse racing on Friday as the trade war front was eerily quiet and Thanksgiving week sapped global trading volumes, AFP reports. “It’s been quite the forgettable week and I don’t think today is going tobe any more memorable,” said Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OandaEurope. With an almost ...

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Asian markets drop as traders await next moves in China-US talks

WT24 Desk HONG KONG – Asian markets fell on Friday as investors wound down for the end of the month, while awaiting news of progress on China-US trade talks but with optimism tainted by the row over Hong Kong, AFP reports. Donald Trump’s decision to sign a bill in support of pro-democracyprotesters in the city and back their rights sparked ...

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Asian markets lifted by growing trade optimism

WT24 Desk HONG KONG– Rising expectations that China and the United States will soon reach an interim trade deal provided fresh impetus to Asian markets on Wednesday, with Donald Trump saying the talks were “in the final throes”, AFP reports. However, observers said that while the broad consensus is that the twowill tie up something soon, there is an underlying ...

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Bourses in decline

WT24Desk Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) today witnessed a plunge as the investors rushed to bag some profits on the stocks which witnessed price surge in the last few sessions, BSS reports. The broad index, DSEX closed at 4688.42 points on Sunday with a loss of 18.23 points or 0.38 percent. Besides, the two selective indices, Blue Chip ...

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IT stocks fall on US work visa worries

About 23 per cent of new petitions seeking H-1B visas for the US were denied in fiscal year 2019. WT24 Desk Mumbai: Reports of changes in US work visa requirements aimed at protecting American workers led to a sharp fall in frontline IT stocks. The BSE IT index fell 2.21 per cent, The Deccan Chronicle reports. The top losers on the ...

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Most Asian markets on the rise as trade optimism returns

WT24 Desk HONG KONG – Asian markets rose Friday as a sense of optimism returned to trading floors after a report said China’s point man on the US tariffs talks had offered to host a meeting to help push through their crucial mini pact, AFP reports. However, investors were nervous that the deal could collapse at any minuteafter US lawmakers ...

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Asia markets plunge on trade fears after US passes HK rights bill

WT24 Desk HONG KONG – Hong Kong led losses as Asian markets tanked on Thursday after US lawmakers passed a bill supporting the city’s civil rights, sparking fears it could derail delicate China-US trade talks, AFP reports. Investors already nervous about the progress of negotiations were sentrunning for the hills after both houses of Congress overwhelmingly agreed to the bill ...

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Asian markets sink as Hong Kong bill adds to trade jitters

WT24 Desk HONG KONG, Nov 20, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – Asian markets sank Wednesday onrenewed concerns about the China-US trade talks after Washington lawmakers passed a bill supporting Hong Kong civil rights, a move likely to spark anger in Beijing. The vote by the senate came as investors were already growing nervousabout the lack of solid news on negotiations for a ...

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Global shares mostly rise while investors await trade news

WT24 Desk Global shares rose Tuesday as investors appeared hopeful for positive news from the trade talks between the United States and China, AP reports. Strong economic data and better-than-expected corporate earnings have buoyed U.S. shares since early October, while “markets remain convinced that we will see the phase-one trade deal finalized before the next major tariff increase deadline of ...

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