Asian stocks pulled higher by Wall St jobs rally but China caution prevails
Monday, 9 December 2019 SYDNEY: Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street's momentum after surprisingly strong US jobs data although regional gains were capped by concerns about China's economy due to the prolonged Sino-US trade war. Japan's benchmark Nikkei advanced 0.3 per cent while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.3 per cent, with Australian stocks and South Korea's Kospi up 0.2 per cent and 0.6 per cent, respectively. The modest Asian gains compared with Wall Street, which rose to near record...
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