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Asia surges with Japan, China stocks in lead; risk appetite lifts dollar

Asian shares surged on Wednesday following gains on Wall Street, with Japanese and Chinese stocks leading the way, while investors’ stronger appetite for riskier assets pushed up U.S. debt yields. Spreadbetters saw Asia’s upward momentum spilling over into Europe, forecasting a higher open for Britain’s FTSE .FTSE, Germany’s DAX .GDAXI and France’s CAC .FCHI. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares ...

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Asia shares aim to break losing streak

Asian share markets crept ahead on Tuesday after the benchmark for U.S tech stocks hit its highest in 15 years, while a holiday in Japan kept currencies tethered within recent tight ranges. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan firmed 1.1 percent after losing ground for five straight sessions. Australian stocks bounced 1.2 percent, recouping a little ground after ...

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Asia shares lag behind Nikkei, euro firm for ECB

Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday as soft export data kept investors cautious ahead of the European Central Bank’s policy meeting later in the week, though Japan’s market was having a go at setting a new peak for the month. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS dithered either side of flat with no clear trend evident across ...

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