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SE Asia Stocks-Most fall on trade jitters, Fed caution

Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Wednesday as risk appetite soured after a report of possible hurdles in the Sino-U.S. trade talks, and ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision later in the day. Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that U.S. negotiators were concerned that China is pushing back against American demands in

CORRECTED-European stocks dip after 5-day rally

European shares retreated from near six-month highs on Wednesday, with German stocks leading losses as chemicals producer Bayer sank 10 percent following another U.S. court verdict on weed killer Roundup's link to cancer.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 20

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 37 points lower at 7,288 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * AERIS, GLENCORE: Australian copper producer Aeris Resources Ltd said on Wednesday it has offered to buy the CSA copper mine in New South Wales state from global trader and miner Glencore for $575 million. * INMARSAT: Inmarsat Plc said on Tuesday it has received a cash takeover offer from a private equity-led consortium, a deal that would va

China, Hong Kong stocks falter on trade worries, Fed caution

Shares in mainland China and Hong Kong fell on Wednesday after a report suggested possible hurdles in Sino-U.S. trade talks, and as investors exercised caution ahead of a policy decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve which is expected to throw more light on its rate plans for the year. ** At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1 percent at 3,059.17 points, and the blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.9 percent. ** CSI300's financial sector sub-index

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