Asian shares inch up in cautious mood over trade, lira stumbles
Tuesday, 8 October 2019 () Asian shares inched up in early trade on Tuesday, with investors cautious ahead of tense U.S.-China trade talks while the Turkish lira slipped over concerns about Ankara's planned incursion in northern Syria.
Asian shares jumped on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China’s top trade negotiator, stirring hopes for an agreement, while sterling resumed its climb amid optimism over a possible Brexit deal. Ciara Lee reports
Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday as scant details about the partial U.S.-China deal announced last week as well as renewed Brexit uncertainty dented... RTTNews Also reported by •Reuters •SeattlePI.com •Seattle Times