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China’s Securities Times is out with the latest headlines, citing that China is considering easing limits in stock index futures trading, Livesquawk reports.

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Asian stocks back in the red on trade fears, protectionism sapping risk appetite

Monday’s continuation of trade angst sees Japan’s Nikkei 225 index down around 1.3% so far, while the Tokyo Topix index is relatively unharmed at -0.14%; Shanghai’s CSI 300 index is in the red for -0.15%, and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index is down -0.2% for Monday.  

USD/CNY fades drop to 6.74, focus on today’s close

The oversold Chinese Yuan extended Friday’s gains in early trade, but the resulting dip in the USD/CNY to 6.74 was short-lived.