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Asia, Europe, & US markets Closing Report

                                                                      ASIA Asia stocks mostly slip in turbulent session ahead of US-China trade talks Eustance Huang 5-6 minutes Major Asian stock markets closed lower on Monday following a turbulent trading session as investors waited for a new round of high-level U.S.-China trade talks, which is set to begin later in the week. The mainland Chinese markets, watched closely due to the ongoing trade war between Beijing and Washington, lost their early gains to close lower: The Shanghai composite shed about 0.18 percent to close at approximately 2,596.98 while the Shenzhen component ended its trading day slightly lower at around 7,589.58. The Shenzhen composite slipped 0.377 percent to close at 1,314.99. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was largely flat, as of its final hour of trading, with shares of Chinese tech giant Tencent slipping more than 0.5 percent. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 slipped 0.60 percent to close at

Asia, Europe & US Markets Closing Report

                                                                              ASIA Asian stocks slip amid concerns about the global economic outlook Eustance Huang 5-6 minutes Stocks in Asia declined on Tuesday as investor sentiment dipped on concerns about the global outlook, after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed its world economic growth forecast on Monday . In the Greater China region, the Shanghai composite declined about 1.18 percent to close at around 2,579.70 and the Shenzhen component fell 1.435 percent to finish its trading day at approximately 7,516.79. The Shenzhen composite also shed 1.171 percent to close at about 1,314.58. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped almost 1 percent, as of its final hour of trading. Beijing announced on Monday that the Chinese economy grew 6.6 percent in 2018, which was the slowest pace since 1990. Meanwhile, the official Xinhua News Agency reported that Chinese President Xi Jinping