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Global Funds Prefer Stocks Despite Risks Still At Play

Global investors in search of better returns increased their exposure to equities to the highest since January 2018, to an average 49.7% from 47.0% in December.

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China Flexes Oil Refining Muscle, Upping Pain For Asian Rivals

Chinese exports of diesel, gasoline and jet fuel combined jumped 20% in 2019, reaching as far as Mexico, Nigeria and Italy, and weighing on global refining margins.

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Global Markets: Stocks, Oil Prices Skid As China Virus Fears Drive Investors To Safe Havens

Japan's Nikkei average slid 2.0%, the biggest one-day fall in five months, while a Tokyo-listed China proxy, ChinaAMC CSI 300 index ETF, slid 2.2%.

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Global Markets: Stocks Hold Steady But Virus Anxiety Lingers As Millions Travel For Lunar New Year Break

European shares, which had closed before the WHO announcement, were expected to rebound on Friday, with major European stock futures trading up around 0.7-0.9 per cent.

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Global Markets: Asia Shares Feel A Chill As China Virus Risks Mount

The mood swing saw MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slip 1 per cent after a steady start.

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Global Markets: Asia Shares Feel A Chill As China Virus Risks Mount

Japan's yen picked up a bid on the safe-haven move and the dollar dipped to 109.92 from an early 110.17. It also gained on the euro, leaving the single currency flat on the dollar at $1.1092.

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Global Markets: Asia Shares Pause Near High Ground, Oil Jumps On Libya Shutdown

In early European trades, the pan-region Euro Stoxx 50 futures, German DAX futures and FTSE futures each added 0.1 per cent while E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 inched up slightly.

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Global Markets: Asian Shares At 19-Month Highs Ahead Of US-China Deal

US S&P 500 e-mini stock futures were looking more bullish, rising 0.3 per cent to 3,274.8, just short of record highs.

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Global Markets: Asia Stocks Rally, Oil Skids As Investors Reassess Mideast Risk

Equities went the other way as MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.7 per cent, recouping almost all of Monday's losses.

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Global Stock Markets Behaviour ...In Last 30 Years

Japan is a strange story. Internally, embroiled in several political upheavals, it hasn't rewarded its investors at all in 3 decades.

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Global Markets: Asian Shares Up As Investors Cheer 'Phase One' Sino-US Trade Deal

Positive sentiment helped push the MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan to its highest level since April 18. It was last up by 0.35 per cent.

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Global Markets: Shares And Sterling Soar As Trade And Brexit Fog Lifts

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a commanding majority in Britain's Parliament, giving him the power to deliver Brexit, though trade talks with the European Union were set to drag on for months yet.

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Global Markets: Asian Shares Drift Higher, Pound Eases On Yougov Poll

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.5 per cent higher. Hong Kong's Hang Seng and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 led gains with 0.7 per cent rises.

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Global Markets: Stocks Stutter As Attention Turns To Trade Deadline, Central Bank Meetings

The Federal Reserve meets on Wednesday and new European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde holds her first policy meeting on Thursday, which will also see a parliamentary election in Britain, with the results due on Friday.

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Global Markets: Asian Shares Buoyed By Strong US Job Data, China Worry Caps Gains

Japan's benchmark Nikkei added 0.33% while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.27%. China's Shanghai Composite stood flat and so did Hong Kong's Hang Seng.

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