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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease on geopolitical tensions, oil up 1%

7:59am BST

SYDNEY, Sept 23 Most Asian share markets slipped on Monday as investors waited for more clarity on Sino-U.S. trade talks, while oil gained more than 1% as Middle East tensions remained elevated.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares dip on geopolitical tensions, oil up 1%

4:57am BST

SYDNEY, Sept 23 Most Asian share markets slipped on Monday as investors waited for more clarity on the Sino-U.S. trade talks after recent negotiations, while oil gained more than 1% as Middle East tensions remained elevated.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares firmer on improved Sino-U.S. trade tone, oil up 1%

2:34am BST

SYDNEY, Sept 23 Asian shares started higher on Monday on hopes of an interim Sino-U.S. tariff deal after the two countries described their talks as "productive" and "constructive", while oil gained more than 1% as Middle East tensions remained elevated.

CORRECTED-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares gain on better Sino-U.S. trade tone, oil climbs

2:09am BST

SYDNEY, Sept 23 Asian shares started higher on Monday on hopes of an interim Sino-U.S. tariff deal after the two countries described their talks as "productive" and "constructive", while oil gained more than 1% as Middle East tensions remained elevated.

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures gain on better trade tone, oil climbs

12:57am BST

* E-Mini futures for S&P 500 up 0.5%, Nikkei futures rise 0.4%

National Australia Bank, Citi latest to predict October cash rate cut

20 Sep 2019

SYDNEY National Australia Bank economists on Friday became the latest to join a growing pool of analysts predicting a third interest rate cut by the country's central bank in October, citing slowing economic growth and a smaller chance of fiscal support.

Australian budget back in balance but jobless rate at one-year high

19 Sep 2019

SYDNEY Australia's government said on Thursday its budget was in balance for the first time in a decade and a surplus this year was all but certain, though fiscal stimulus to boost jobs and growth was still seen unlikely for now.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil soars after attacks on Saudi, weak China data hits shares

16 Sep 2019

* Stocks slip, safe-haven gold and Japanese yen rise (Updates oil prices)

GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil soars after attacks on Saudi, weak China data hits shares

16 Sep 2019

SYDNEY, Sept 16 Oil surged to four-month highs on Monday after weekend attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia sparked supply fears, while shares in Asia extended losses as bleak economic data from China sapped investors' appetite for riskier assets.

RPT-GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil soars after Saudi facility attacks, weak China data hits shares

16 Sep 2019

SYDNEY, Sept 16 Oil surged to four-month highs on Monday after weekend attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia sparked supply fears, while shares in Asia extended losses as bleak economic data from China sapped investors' risk appetite.

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