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20-Aug-2019   15:19 Hrs IST Asian markets end mostly higher on Tuesday <p align="justify">Asian markets ended mostly higher on Tuesday amid signs of a slight easing of US-China trade tensions and on growing expectations of fresh stimulus measures by major economies, such as Germany and China. Japanese share ended up after the Trump said that Apple CEO Tim Cook has made a ‘very compelling argument' against trade tariffs. The Trump administration on Monday extended a reprieve that permits China's Huawei Technologies to buy components from US companies by 90 days, to supply existing customers. Though, Chinese and Hong Kong shares ended slightly lower on profit taking after a strong rally as the People's Bank of China unveiled a major reform to its system of benchmark interest rates.<p align="justify"><table width="100%" border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"><tbody><tr><td><p align="left"><strong>Asian</strong> <strong>Indices</strong></p></td><td><p align="left"><strong>Last Trade&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></p></td><td><p align="left"><strong>Change in Points</strong></p></td><td><p align="left"><strong>Change in %</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Shanghai Composite</p></td><td><div>2,880.00</div></td><td><div>-3.10</div></td><td><div>-0.11</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Hang Seng</p></td><td><div>26,231.54</div></td><td><div>-60.30</div></td><td><div>-0.23</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Jakarta Composite</p></td><td><div>6,295.74</div></td><td><div>-0.98</div></td><td><div>-0.02</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">KLSE Composite</p></td><td><p align="justify">1,602.75</p></td><td><p align="justify">6.30</p></td><td><p align="justify">0.39</p></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Nikkei 225</p></td><td><div>20,677.22</div></td><td><div>114.06</div></td><td><div>0.55</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Straits Times</p></td><td><div>3,135.95</div></td><td><div>7.50</div></td><td><div>0.24</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">KOSPI&nbsp;Composite</p></td><td><div>1,960.25</div></td><td><div>20.35</div></td><td><div>1.05</div></td></tr><tr><td><p align="justify">Taiwan Weighted</p></td><td><div>10,522.50</div></td><td><div>33.75</div></td><td><div>0.32</div></td></tr></tbody></table><p align="justify">&nbsp;</p>
20-Aug-2019   10:51 Hrs IST Asian markets trade higher in early deals on Tuesday <p align="justify">Asian equity benchmarks are trading higher on Tuesday, owing to increased risk appetite among the market players after the concerns over the trade dispute between United States&nbsp; and China eased following reports that the US allowed its companies to continue doing business with Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei for an additional 90 days. Dollar notched three-week high rate boosted the market sentiments. Meanwhile, traders are awaiting for more cues ahead to the minutes of the US Federal Reserve's last meeting as well as Fed Chair Jerome Powell's speech at the Jackson Hole symposium, to what the central bank may do next. Japan's Nikkei trading is in positive lead following positive cues from Wall Street overnight. </p><p align="justify">Nikkei 225 up 93.57 points or 0.46% to 20,656.73, Straits Times rose 10.40 points or 0.33% to 3,138.85, Hang Seng gained 2.24 points or 0.01% to 26,294.08, Taiwan Weighted rose 29.38 points or 0.28% to 10,518.13, KOSPI Index increased 16.08 points or 0.83% to 1,955.98, Jakarta Composite up 1.04 points or 0.02% to 6,297.76, Shanghai added 2.07 points 0.07% to 2,885.17, FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI higher 4.41 points or 0.28% to 1,600.86.<br></p>
20-Aug-2019   08:42 Hrs IST US markets end higher on trade optimism
19-Aug-2019   15:32 Hrs IST Asian markets end mostly higher on Monday
19-Aug-2019   10:22 Hrs IST Asian markets trade mostly higher in early deals on Monday
17-Aug-2019   10:17 Hrs IST US markets settle higher on optimism about global stimulus
16-Aug-2019   15:27 Hrs IST Asian markets end mostly higher on Friday
16-Aug-2019   10:25 Hrs IST Asian markets trade mixed in early deals on Friday
16-Aug-2019   08:42 Hrs IST US markets end mostly higher on Thursday
14-Aug-2019   15:36 Hrs IST Asian markets end higher on Wednesday