MARKET PULSE - ASIA
23 Jun
Asia report: Markets mixed as China looks to crack down on banks
shanghai

Markets in Asia finished mixed on Friday, with traders growing concerned over reports that banking regulators in China were looking to quiz banks over their offshore asset investments.

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22 Jun
Asia report: Markets mixed amid oil price concerns
BP, oil, gas

Markets in Asia were mixed on Thursday, with steadily declining oil prices giving traders a reason to pause.

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21 Jun
Asia report: Markets slip after MSCI China inclusion
China, Shanghai, Asia

Markets in Asia were mostly lower on Wednesday, after confirmation from MSCI that mainland China shares would be included in its emerging markets index on a gradual basis.

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20 Jun
Asia report: Markets mixed ahead of MSCI China decision, Aussie banks fall
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Markets in Asia finished mixed on Tuesday, with many traders keeping their wallets firmly closed ahead of the decision from MSCI on whether to include mainland China stocks.

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19 Jun
Oilex announces receipt of cash calls worth $1.41m gross
exploration well, oil & gas

Oilex, the oil and gas exploration and production company announced Monday "material progress" having received outstanding cash calls of approximately $1. 41m gross owed to the Cambay and Bhandut production sharing contracts (PSCs).

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19 Jun
Citi cuts iron ore price forecasts
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Analysts at Citi lowered their forecasts for the price of iron ore over the next twelve months, telling clients that lower prices were needed in order for the market to re-balance and in anticipation of waning Chinese growth.

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19 Jun
Asia report: Markets higher ahead of Brexit talks
brexit underground

Markets in Asia finished higher on Monday, as markets prepared for the Brexit negotiations between the United Kingdom and the so-called ‘EU27’, while a terrorist attack outside a London mosque left one person dead.

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19 Jun
Japanese seasonally adjusted trade surplus slips in May
BoJ

Japanese exports and imports failed to rebound in May, suggesting that foreign demand acted as a drag on the broader economy during the second quarter, but some economists were nevertheless optimistic.

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16 Jun
Asia report: Most markets higher as BoJ stands pat
BoJ

Most markets in Asia were marginally higher on Friday, with investors keeping an eye on the tech slide in New York as the Bank of Japan stood pat on policy.

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15 Jun
Reliance Industries, BP progress on developing gas fields offshore India
india

BP and Reliance Industries announced they were taking the next step to develop the massive natural gas fields offshore eastern India.

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15 Jun
Asia report: Fed rate hike, Toshiba circus sends markets mostly lower
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Markets in Asia were mostly lower on Thursday, as the region’s traders were the first globally to react to the Federal Reserve’s decision to hike interest rates for the second time so far this year.

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14 Jun
US Fed hikes rates, balance sheet reduction seen in 2017
janet-yellen

The US central bank raised its benchmark policy rate, as had been widely expected, while at the same time announcing that it would likely begin to shrink its balance sheet in 2017.

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14 Jun
Asia report: Markets lower amid focus on China data, Fed decision
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Most markets in Asia were in the red on Wednesday, after the release of Chinese data broadly in line with expectations, and as volumes lowered as investors kept their wallets closed ahead of the Federal Reserve’s decision on US interest rates.

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13 Jun
Asia report: Markets mostly higher as tech dip peters out
toshiba sede japon

Most markets in Asia finished higher on Tuesday, with investors seemingly losing their appetite for a continued tech sell-off, despite that sector continuing its red streak on Wall Street overnight.

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12 Jun
Asia report: Markets lower amid global tech sell-off
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Markets in Asia were mostly lower on Monday, as traders took their cues from their Wall Street counterparts after a serious sell-off of tech stocks in the US on Friday.

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09 Jun
Funding risk at KAZ Minerals very limited even in bearish copper price scenario, Credit Suisse says
Copper

Analysts at Credit Suisse reaffirmed their 'Outperform' recommendation and 630. 0p target price for Kaz Minerals say that funding risks for the copper miner were now "very limited" even under 'bearish' copper price assumptions.

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09 Jun
Asia report: Markets mostly higher as traders shrug off hung UK parliament
Japan, Nikkei, Tokyo, Asia

Markets in Asia finished mostly higher on Friday, as traders focussed their attentions on the UK election resulting in a hung parliament, and the corresponding drop in sterling against most of its currency peers.

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09 Jun
China CPI gains in May but underlying pressures limited
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Consumer price gains in China accelerated during the month of May but economists warned that the underlying pressures were pointing in the opposite direction.

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08 Jun
Demand for Chinese exports holds up better-than-expected in May
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Foreign demand for Chinese exports held up better than expected last month as did domestic appetite for wares from abroad, although some economists believed strength in imports was unlikely to be sustained.

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08 Jun
Asia report: Markets mostly higher ahead of global risk events
auckland new zealand

Markets in Asia were mostly higher on Thursday ahead of a number of risky events through the rest of the global day, with the UK general election and the latest ECB meeting happening in Europe, and James Comey set to testify in front of a Senate committee on the Trump-Russia scandal in the US.

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