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Asian markets mutate as traders wait for US stimulus pending

Asian markets did not change much in early trading on Friday, after shares fell on Wall Street when the stalemate over a second coronavirus relief plan continued on Capitol Hill. Japanese Nikkei 225 NIK, + 0.06% was almost flay, while Hong Seng’s Hang Seng Index HSI, -0.05% 0.2% glide. The …

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Asian markets fall after bleak US GDP data.

Asian stocks fell on Friday when reports showed layoffs of US workers persist at high levels after the US economy contracted at an annual rate of nearly 33% in the spring, the worst quarter on record. The earnings reports, an indicator of how well companies are handling the consequences of …

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Asian markets mixed amid gloomy gains and pandemic worries

Asian stocks mixed on Wednesday as the company’s sad earnings reports add to pessimism about the widespread economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index lost 1% after Fitch Ratings lowered its outlook for Japan to “negative” from “stable”. “The coronavirus pandemic has caused a sharp economic contraction …

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