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But investors who are looking for signs of progress were dismayed by a Bloomberg News report trade envoys were struggling to agree on a schedule. The Shanghai Composite Index was off 1 point at 2, There is no indication either side is willing to break a deadlock in talks by offering concessions.
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BEIJING--Activity in China's service sector picked up slightly in August, a private gauge showed Wednesday, in line with official data that showed an acceleration from the previous month. The Caixin China services purchasi The manufacturing purchasing managers index edged down to
Gold slips as upbeat US data dents safe-haven demand. The most popular international tourist destinations in the world; Bangkok tops the list. India's gold demand ticks up ahead of festivals, subdued elsewhere.
Asian stocks were mixed Monday after Washington and Beijing escalated their trade war with new tariff hikes. Shanghai advanced while Tokyo and Hong Kong declined. South Korea's main index was unchanged. Markets reacted less strongly to the weekend tariff hikes on billions of dollars of goods than to previous increases.
Hong Kong was also being weighed by another weekend of violence, fuelling worries about possible Chinese intervention in the financial hub, while the unrest has also hit property firms and Macau's casinos. Washington's latest levies on imports from China took effect on Sunday and were followed later by Beijing's retaliation. The measures are the latest in the long-running trade war between the world's top two economies, which has rattled global markets and hitting growth across the planet.
A large Asian stock exchange recently announced plans to implement a blockchain-enabled solution for recording shareholdings and managing the clearing and settlement of equity transactions. KPMG professionals conducted a detailed review of the security design and architecture of the platform against security objectives identified by Management. This supported the stock exchange's decision to move forward with the solution. As the stock exchange was leveraging a proprietary Distributed Ledger solution DLTit was imperative that they considered the security implications of the design architecture of the DLT platform, the inherent risks and mitigating factors to consider the security of trades executed on the platform.