Tokyo stocks close lower on concerns ahead of trade talks

Xinhua News Agency | Oct 9, 2019 at 10:51 AM

Tokyo stocks closed lower Wednesday as concerns over the future course of the global economy increased ahead of upcoming trade talks between the United States and China.

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Gold steadies ahead of U.S. Fed minutes, trade talks

Reuters | Oct 9, 2019 at 9:46 AM

Gold held steady on Wednesday on uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks and Britain’s exit from the European Union, ahead of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s September meeting.

Singapore stocks close 0.67 pct lower

Xinhua News Agency | Oct 9, 2019 at 9:33 AM

Singapore stocks closed lower on Wednesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going down 0.67 percent, or 20.95 points, to close at 3,089.9.

Upbeat earnings boost European shares; trade caution prevails

Reuters | Oct 9, 2019 at 8:43 AM

Upbeat corporate earnings boosted European stocks on Wednesday after a 1% drop in the previous session, but sentiment remained fragile as the U.S. and China head into critical trade talks and Britain’s smooth EU exit remains doubtful.