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Australia, NZ shares rise on hopes of partial Sino-U.S. trade deal

11 Oct 2019

Oct 11 Australian shares rose on Friday as hopes for at least a partial Sino-U.S. trade deal were bolstered by positive comments from both sides, with markets now focusing on a final meeting between officials later in the day.

Australia's Orora to sell fiber arm for $1.2 billion, with big return for shareholders

10 Oct 2019

Australian packaging maker Orora Ltd said Thursday it will sell its local fiber materials business to Japan's Nippon Paper Industries for A$1.72 billion ($1.15 billion), simplifying its operations and sending its shares up 20%.

Australia, New Zealand shares slip on Sino-U.S. trade jitters

10 Oct 2019

Oct 10 Australian shares fell in volatile trade on Thursday, tracking a decline in Wall Street futures after a report suggested that little progress had been made in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations.

Australia, New Zealand shares stumble on rising trade friction

09 Oct 2019

* Clinuvel Pharma surges as much as 51% on FDA treatment approval

Australian stocks set for third day of gains; NZ slightly down

08 Oct 2019

Oct 8 Australian shares rose on Tuesday, supported by gains in energy firms and miners, with markets cautiously optimistic for some headway in U.S.-China trade talks this week.

Australian shares rise in slim trade; NZ up

07 Oct 2019

Oct 7 Australian shares rose on Monday, tracking strength on Wall Street after moderate employment data in the United States dispelled some concerns over a recession in the world's largest economy.

U.S. data lifts European shares, but they log worst week in one year

04 Oct 2019

European shares ended a tumultuous week on a high note on Friday as data showing modest U.S. jobs growth lifted sentiment slightly, pushing a pan-region index to its best day in more than three weeks.

US STOCKS-Wall St drops; White House considers delisting Chinese companies

27 Sep 2019

* Indexes down: Dow 0.6%, S&P 1%, Nasdaq 1.7% (Updates to late afternoon)

US STOCKS-Wall St drops as White House weighs delisting Chinese companies

27 Sep 2019

* Indexes down: Dow 0.18%, S&P 0.48%, Nasdaq 0.99% (Updates to early afternoon)

US STOCKS-S&P, Nasdaq fall as White House weighs delisting Chinese companies

27 Sep 2019

* Dow up 0.07%, S&P down 0.14%, Nasdaq sheds 0.36% (Changes comment, adds details, updates prices)

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