China shares end modestly up, weak factory activity curbs gains SHANGHAI, Dec 1- China stocks posted modest gains on Tuesday, as persistent signs of weakness in the economy and liquidity concerns reined in any feel-good mood generated by the International Monetary Fund's decision to grant the yuan reserve currency status. "Theoretically, the move would make yuan assets more attractive to global investors over the long...
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rally, shrug off China PMIs TOKYO, Dec 1- Asian shares were solidly higher on Tuesday, as investors latched on to tentative signs of stabilization in China even as twin factory surveys highlighted the fragile state of the world's second-largest economy. Financial spreadbetters predicted the buoyant mood to carry over to European trading, with Britain's FTSE 100 seen opening as much as...
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