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RPT-China's stocks hit 2-week trough, yuan crumbles as virus fears spread

9:58am GMT

* China confirms 4 deaths, spread of new virus before long holiday

China's stocks hit 2-week trough, yuan crumbles as virus fears spread

9:37am GMT

* China confirms 4 deaths, spread of new virus before long holiday

China's yuan barely moves, stocks slip as investors weigh Phase 1 trade deal

16 Jan 2020

SHANGHAI, Jan 16 China's yuan held steady while stocks fell on Thursday after Beijing and Washington signed a Phase 1 deal to defuse their trade war, with financial markets taking on a cautious tone as many thorny issues remained unresolved.

China's yuan barely budges, stocks slip as investors weigh Phase 1 trade deal

16 Jan 2020

SHANGHAI, Jan 16 China's yuan held steady while stocks fell on Thursday after Beijing and Washington signed a Phase 1 trade deal to defuse their trade war, with financial markets taking on a cautious tone as many thorny issues remained unresolved.

China's yuan steady, stocks slip as investors weigh Phase 1 deal

16 Jan 2020

SHANGHAI, Jan 16 China's yuan firmed a little while stocks fell on Thursday after Beijing and Washington sealed a Phase 1 trade deal, with financial markets taking on a cautious tone as many thorny issues remained unresolved.

Investors see safety in China's yuan as Phase 1 trade deal nears

13 Jan 2020

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, Jan 13 China's yuan, fresh from a second year of weakening against the U.S. dollar, is enjoying an unusual turn as a haven as Washington and Beijing prepare to sign an eagerly awaited Phase 1 trade deal this week.

China stocks fall most in 2 weeks after Iran strike on U.S. forces

08 Jan 2020

* Iran strikes U.S.-led base in Iraq as revenge for top general

China keeps LPR lending rate steady, but more easing expected

20 Dec 2019

SHANGHAI China kept its lending benchmark rate unchanged on Friday, but markets widely expect further monetary easing in 2020 to arrest an economic slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.

China central bank adds more liquidity, cuts 14-day reverse repo rate

18 Dec 2019

SHANGHAI China's central bank lowered the interest rate on 14-day reverse repurchase agreements on Wednesday, in step with a similar cut in the 7-day repo rate last month, to ease monetary conditions.

CORRECTED-WRAPUP 4-China's yuan and shares surge on trade deal hopes

13 Dec 2019

SHANGHAI, Dec 13 China's yuan rallied to a 4-1/2-month high against the U.S. dollar while mainland and Hong Kong stock markets soared on reports the United States and China had agreed to reduce existing tariffs and delay ones set to take effect this weekend.

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