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Asian markets mixed as traders await news on China-US talks

WT24 Desk HONG KONG – Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as investors took a step back after recent rallies, awaiting the next developments in the China-US trade talks, AFP reports. Wall Street provided a perfect lead — with all three main indexes closing at record highs — on optimism the economic superpowers are close to agreeing the first part of ...

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Selling spree pulls bourses down

WT24 Desk Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) bounced back to the downbeat leaving behind the positive vibe of previous session as the risk-averse investors continued their selling spree, BSS reports. The market started the session on a flat note, but the risk-averse investors immediately rushed for sell offs to avoid any loss that continued till the closer. Notable ...

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Bourses end a bit higher

WT24 Desk Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), ended today a bit higher following the buying appetite demonstrated by some investors on sector-wise shares, BSS reports. The broad index, DSEX closed at 4712.08 points with a sharp gain of 29.18 points or 0.62 percent. Besides, the two selective indices, DSE30 also went up by 10.60 points while the Shariah ...

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Asian markets mixed but trade standoff back in spotlight

WT24 Desk HONG KONG – Asian markets were mixed on Friday but about the China-US trade talks returned to the fore after a report said Beijing officials had raised doubts about the chances of a long-term deal, AFP reports. Investors were also spooked by a speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,in which he called China “truly hostile” to the ...

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World shares mostly lower as investors eye Fed, trade news

WT24 Desk Global shares mostly retreated Wednesday as investors eye a possible interest rate cut in the U.S. while hoping for a breakthrough on the U.S.-China trade front, Agencies report. Britain’s FTSE 100 was flat at 7,308, while Germany’s DAX shed 0.1% to 12,925. The CAC 40 in Paris edged 0.1% higher. The Dow and S&P 500 futures contracts appeared ...

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Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 hits all-time high

WT24 Desk Bangkok — Shares were mixed in Asia and Chinese benchmarks fell Tuesday after Hong Kong’s leader warned that months of political protests are taking a harsh toll on the economy, AFP reports.. Shares rallied on Wall Street overnight, with the benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, at the onset of a week busy with corporate earnings and ...

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Large-cap pulls bourses down

WT24 Desk Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) registered a sharp fall today amid the selling frenzy of risk-avert investors, BSS reports. They liquidated their holdings in the large-cap sectors, especially engineering, textile, bank, telecom, pharma and financial institutions to escape any losses. The broad index, DSEX closed in red at 4699.22 points on Monday with a loss of ...

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Bourses edge down

WT24 Desk Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), edged down today after two days of buoyancy amid day-long selling frenzy, BSS reports. The optimistic investors started the session in the upward trend, but the shaky investors went for selling of shares to book some quick gain. Issues from most of the large-cap sectors experienced selling pressure, especially telecom, engineering, ...

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What an Elizabeth Warren presidency would mean for stocks

Some suggested specific portfolio tweaks include more renewable energy and ESG-heavy funds, while downplay oil and fracking. Ditch drugmakers and unlike Facebook. WT24 Desk Investors are obsessed with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, CNBC reports. Campaign manager Roger Lau said he’s happy that Wall Street bankers are “scowling into their catered breakfast,” but investment managers have been left wondering how they’ll bring home ...

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Bourses post marginal gain

WT24 Desk Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) ended today’s session with a positive vibe and registered a upswing buoyed by the large-cap shares , BSS reports. The market opened with rising note and closed in the same style, butobserved volatility throughout the session. The investors sustained the buying appetite, especially in the textile,engineering, fuel and power, telecom and ...

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