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Asian markets mixed amid uncertainties on Brexit, U.S.-China trade

Asian shares were mixed Monday amid uncertainties about Britain’s exit from the European Union and the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China. 12:00 a.m. Today

Japan's exports fall for 10th consecutive month

TOKYO--Japan's exports declined for the 10th straight month in September as demand continued to slow in the nation's major trade partners such as the U.S. and China. Japan's exports fell 5.2% on year last month due to weakness in demand for chip-making machines and car parts, data released by the Ministry of Finance showed Monday. 9:32 p.m. Oct. 20, 2019

China's economic growth continues to cool off

SHANGHAI--China's economy grew 6% in the third quarter, landing right on the central government's full-year baseline target for gross domestic product, as business activity continues to deteriorate in the world's No. 2 economy. 11:51 p.m. Oct. 17, 2019

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Asian markets mixed after decades-worst GDP growth by China

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Friday, despite new data that showed slowing economic growth in China.

11:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 2019
China posts slowest GDP growth rate since 1992

BEIJING--China's economy expanded 6.0% in the third quarter from a year earlier, a slower growth pace for a second quarter in a row and hitting the bottom end of Beijing's target range for economic growth this year, official data showed Friday.

10:03 p.m. Oct. 17, 2019
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Asian markets mixed as U.S.-China trade deal needs more time

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Thursday amid a report that there’s still a ways to go before the U.S. and China finalize a “phase one” limited trade deal.

11:11 p.m. Oct. 16, 2019
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Asian markets mostly gain after positive start to U.S. earnings season

Asian markets rose in early trading Wednesday following gains on Wall Street as U.S. earnings season kicked off and investors saw hope for the chances for a larger U.S.-China trade deal and a Brexit agreement.

10:55 p.m. Oct. 15, 2019
Pork prices drive China inflation to 6-year high

BEIJING--Rising pork prices pushed China's consumer inflation to its highest level in nearly six years in September, official data showed Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 3% in September from a year earlier compared with the 2.8% expansion recorded August, the National Bureau of Statistics said.

10:51 p.m. Oct. 14, 2019
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Asian markets mixed as doubts emerge over trade deal

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Tuesday, as investors grew wary as they waited for more details about last week’s agreement for a partial trade deal between the U.S. and China.

10:39 p.m. Oct. 14, 2019
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Asian markets rise on relief over partial U.S.-China trade deal

Asian markets gained in early trading Monday as investors were heartened by Friday’s announcement of a partial trade deal between the U.S. and China.

11:22 p.m. Oct. 13, 2019
China's exports slipped again in September

BEIJING--China's exports in yuan terms dropped 0.7% from a year earlier last month, reversing a 2.6% gain in August, data from the General Administration of Customs showed Monday. Imports fell 6.2% on year in September in yuan terms, compared with a 2.6% decline in August, the official data showed.

11:03 p.m. Oct. 13, 2019

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