ASX to fall after US mulls China sanctions

ASX to fall after US mulls China sanctions

Investors can expect the ASX to drop in early trade after reports the Trump administration was weighing a range of sanctions on Chinese officials, businesses and financial institutions. The SPI 200 futures contract was lower by 63 points, or 1.08 per cent, to 5,744.0...
ASX to fall after US mulls China sanctions

Asian shares tick up, eyes on China, US

Asian shares have started cautiously as central bank largesse globally boosts sentiment but rising trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies dulls risk appetite. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1 per cent on...
ASX to fall after US mulls China sanctions

Copper hits two-month high on China hopes

Copper prices hit a two-month high overnight ahead of a Chinese government meeting this week expected to boost demand with pledges of higher spending on infrastructure, and on hopes for a global economic recovery. The Chinese government typically announces new plans...
ASX to fall after US mulls China sanctions

Copper rallies on higher China imports

Copper prices climbed for a fourth straight session overnight as China reported a rise in imports for the metal and an unexpected jump in overall exports, signalling a rebound in the health of world’s second-largest economy. Benchmark three-month copper on the...
ASX to fall after US mulls China sanctions

Stocks cheer China trade relief

World shares have climbed after Chinese exports proved far stronger than even bulls had imagined, while bond investors were still daunted by the staggering amount of US debt set to be sold and a tussle over ECB bond buying. Beijing reported exports rose 3.5 per cent...