Nikkei climbs higher after waiting session


The stock market in Japan ended just a little higher on Thursday. Investors processed the minutes of the US Federal Reserve, which showed that the central bank is likely to further lower interest rates in September. They also looked forward to the meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, which starts later in the day.

Small gains expected at Wall Street


The stock markets in New York are expected to start the new trading session with small gains on Tuesday. Trade concerns seem to have faded somewhat and investors are processing a new set of quarterly figures on the business front. The quarterly report from DIY store chain Home Depot showed once again that companies are starting to feel the effects of the American-Chinese trade war.

Maersk benefits from better sea network


Container carrier A. P. Mรธller-Maersk reaped the benefits of improvements to its maritime transport network in the second quarter. Containers arrived on schedule more often and ships used less fuel. As a result, the group managed to control costs, while more containers were transported at higher prices.

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