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World’s ‘affection’ for Canada will help diversification: trade minister

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Canada's PM Trudeau congratulates Carr...

TOCOM slips on lean Shanghai futures, high rubber stocks

BEIJING: Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures slid on Thursday on weak Shanghai rubber market and as high stockpiles weighed on prices. Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) futures,...

Dollar gains, metals wane as China grabs for monetary easing

LONDON: The dollar stayed strong but metal markets buckled badly on Thursday, as signs that China was resorting to credit-fuelled stimulus again and trade...

Chinese yuan hits 1-year low, rand down over 1 percent

LONDON: Trade war concerns and dollar strength continued to cast a shadow over emerging market currencies on Thursday, with China’s yuan weakening to a...

Asia-Pacific Crude-Regionals supported by demand, weaker Brent

SINGAPORE: The Asia-Pacific crude market remained supported by firm demand on Thursday while spot premiums for September-loading cargoes may rise to compensate for a...

China boosts liquidity, set for more policy easing as trade war...

© Reuters. China boosts liquidity, set for more policy easing as trade war threatens economy ...

Cocoa extends tumble to multiweek lows, sugar also drops

NEW YORK/LONDON: Cocoa futures fell for the third straight session on Wednesday, reaching multiweek lows as crop weather in West Africa improves and chart...

Bangladesh tea prices rise for ninth week

DHAKA: Tea prices in Bangladesh rose at the weekly auction for the ninth time in a row on strong demand for quality leaf and...

Asian markets rise after Fed chief boosts US confidence

HONG KONG: Asian markets largely rose on Wednesday, tracking a Wall Street rally after the Federal Reserve chief expressed confidence in the US economy...

Stock markets rise on US confidence boost

LONDON: Stock markets largely rose on Wednesday, tracking an overnight Wall Street rally after the Federal Reserve chief expressed confidence in the US economy...