10 months Asian shares inch up on China recovery, yuan fixing MB |Biz
By Reuters SHANGHAI – Gains by Chinese equities and the yuan’s stronger-than-expected daily fixing helped lift a broad gauge of Asian shares above water on Monday, but firm gold prices underscored investor worries over risks from a prolonged Sino-US trade war. Passersby are reflected on a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, August 6, 2019.(REUTERS / Issei Kato / MANILA BULLETIN) MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shook off early losses to eke out a 0.02% gain. The index was aided by Chinese shares, which rallied from the previous week’s losses. Blue-chip shares rose 0.96%, ... more