Asia

US-China trade tension reigns for markets

Trade tension continues to remain chieftain in guiding market movements into Thursday for Asia, though keeping an eye on the political development in one of Asia’s key market, Hong Kong.

Breather for Asia markets

A mixed commencement look set to be the case for Asia markets with the region caught between anticipating the prospect of rate cuts from the upcoming Fed meeting and US-China trade tensions.

Strong chances for Fed cuts by year end

Rate cut hopes and the truce on Mexican goods tariffs sets Asia markets up for gains at the start of the week, although China’s May trade data will be one to contend with in the day.

Temporary trade relief for asia markets

Asia markets look set to trail after the US with moderate gains as worries on trade tuned a notch lower through the Thursday session. The attention, meanwhile, is mostly focused upon Friday’s US labour market update for markets.

Tug-of-war for Asia markets

Trade tensions return to the foreground following the brief breather from hopes of a Fed rate cut. This tug-of-war between the two forces looks to continue as we await more central bank monetary policy meetings this Thursday.

Tech stocks scrutiny

A mixed commencement is in sight for the Asia region taking after Wall Street on Monday with some signs of stabilization seen, though the sustainability of this remains to be seen.

Confrontation trade policies hit markets

Early expectations for the temporary relief on Wall Street to spread to Asia markets into Friday had once again been derailed with more confrontation trade policies out of the US, one to throw markets into a risk-off mode again.

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