Emerging market stocks idled near 19-month highs on Tuesday in the run-up to an expected signing of an initial U.S.-China trade deal this week, while the Russian rouble was weighed down by the state’s foreign currency purchases.
London’s main index rose on Tuesday fueled by optimism about the signing of a Phase 1 U.S.-China trade deal, while gambling firms slipped after Britain banned consumers from using credit cards to gamble.
Hong Kong stocks reversed gains to end lower on Tuesday as investors pocketed gains following a strong rally underpinned by optimism towards the signing of a Phase 1 Sino-U.S. trade deal.
European shares treaded water on Tuesday, as investors awaited the signing of an initial trade truce to end a prolonged U.S.-China tariff dispute.
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China is expected to post its slowest economic growth in 30 years in 2020 as domestic and global demand remain sluggish, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday, reinforcing views that Beijing will roll out more support measures.
The ruble-denominated MOEX Russia Index (previously MICEX) increased by 0.2% to 3,158.04 points as Tuesday trading opened on the Moscow Exchange.
The dollar exchange rate rose by 2 kopecks to 61.29 rubles in early trading on the Moscow Exchange on Tuesday.
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The operator of the Hong Kong stock market’s benchmark index is soliciting public opinions on whether to include more mainland companies, especially big tech companies with weighted voting rights (WVR) such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Xiaomi and Meituan Dianping.