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Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions

7:57am BST

TOKYO Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on heightened tensions between the United States and Iran.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks subdued, oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions

2:13am BST

TOKYO, June 24 Asian shares were off to a cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil prices firmed on worries over heightened tensions between the United States and Iran.

JGBs yields briefly hit near 3-year low on Fed afterglow

21 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 21 Japanese government bond yields fell to near three-year lows on Friday, extending their decline made after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled rate cuts, before rising back a tad on profit-taking ahead of a weekend.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes

20 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 20 Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally, bond yields plunge as Fed fuels rate cut hopes

20 Jun 2019

* BOJ stands pat but Fed stance seen prompting easing elsewhere

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts

20 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 20 A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year.

RPT-Japanese insurers wait for cheaper dollar as U.S. rate-cut pressure builds

19 Jun 2019

* Two of past four Fed rate cut cycles led to dollar/yen gain

Japanese insurers wait for cheaper dollar as U.S. rate-cut pressure builds

18 Jun 2019

TOKYO Japan's life insurers are holding out for the possibility that the Federal Reserve's first rate cut in more than a decade will afford them better levels at which to be buying the U.S. dollar.

FOREX-Australian dollar sags on easing rates outlook, pound hobbled by Brexit anxiety

18 Jun 2019

* Pound under pressure as Johnson fans no-deal Brexit worries

Pound at five-and-a-half-month low as Johnson leads, Aussie vulnerable

18 Jun 2019

TOKYO The British pound on Tuesday languished near this year's low on rising worries Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace UK Prime Minister Theresa May, could put Britain on a path towards a dreaded no-deal Brexit.

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