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Asian markets set to shake off coronavirus spread, U.S.-China tensions

12:39am BST

WASHINGTON Asian markets appeared set to shake off heightened tensions between the United States and China and the spread of coronavirus, with stock futures pointing to early gains on Wednesday.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets set to shake off coronavirus spread, U.S.-China tensions

12:36am BST

WASHINGTON, July 14 Asian markets appeared set to shake off heightened tensions between the United States and China and the spread of coronavirus, with stock futures pointing to early gains on Wednesday.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares retreat as virus and Sino-U.S. tensions flare

14 Jul 2020

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON, July 14 Asian stock markets slipped on Tuesday, oil sagged and a safety bid supported the dollar as simmering Sino-U.S. tensions and fresh coronavirus restrictions in California kept a lid on investor optimism as earnings season gets underway.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets dip as virus and Sino-U.S. tensions flare

14 Jul 2020

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON, July 14 Asian stock markets slipped on Tuesday, oil sagged and a safety bid supported the dollar as simmering Sino-U.S. tensions and fresh coronavirus restrictions in California kept a lid on investor optimism as earnings season gets underway.

Asian markets struggle to digest coronavirus spike

14 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON Asian shares are showing a mixed picture on Tuesday after a volatile day in U.S. equity markets amid persistent concerns over the record number of new coronavirus cases worldwide and signs of an economic rebound.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets struggle to digest coronavirus spike

14 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 14 Asian shares are showing a mixed picture on Tuesday after a volatile day in U.S. equity markets amid persistent concerns over the record number of new coronavirus cases worldwide and signs of an economic rebound.

U.S. lenders, businesses brace for disclosure on small business pandemic aid

26 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Americans will soon get a first full look at which businesses received $515 billion of taxpayer funds when the government, after initial resistance by President Donald Trump's administration, releases borrower data for one of its highest- profile pandemic aid efforts.

Federal Reserve caps bank dividend payments after pandemic analysis

26 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Thursday it will cap big bank dividend payments and bar share repurchases until at least the fourth quarter after finding lenders faced significant capital losses when tested against an economic slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. banking regulators ease rules around firm investments, internal trading

25 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. banking regulators on Thursday unveiled new rules that will make life easier for large banks with complex trading and investment portfolios.

New-look U.S. bank 'stress tests' may leave analysts guessing

24 Jun 2020

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON U.S. bank analysts have cleared their diaries on Thursday ahead of a long evening poring over results of the Federal Reserve's bank health checks, which have been upended this year by the coronavirus pandemic.

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