Global stocks rise, investors cool to impeachment talk

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar rose and stocks on Wall Street lifted a gauge of global equities on Wednesday on robust U.S. housing data and the notion a strong economy would overcome any investor skittishness over a possible impeachment of President Donald Trump. European shares cut losses and U.S. stock indexes turned higher early in the session after Trump […]

Read more

Asian Markets Extend Gains

Asian stock markets are higher on Friday, extending gains from the previous session, amid optimism that U.S.-China trade tensions could be easing and as upbeat U.S. payroll data eased worries about economic growth. Investors now look ahead to the release of U.S. jobs data for August due later in the day. The Australian market is extending gains from the previous […]

Read more

U.S. Treasury yields drop, stocks slide on weak factory data, tariffs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yields fell to their lowest level since July 2016 on Tuesday, and all three major U.S. stock indexes were in the red amid heightened trade worries and a contraction in U.S. factory production. European shares were also hurt by concerns over a global economic slowdown and uncertainty over Britain’s exit from the […]

Read more

Asian Markets Mostly Lower

Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Thursday despite the positive cues overnight from Wall Street following upbeat earnings results from retail giants and the release of minutes of the Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy meeting. Investors remained cautious as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is scheduled to deliver a closely-watched speech on the challenges for monetary policy at the […]

Read more

U.S. stocks lose steam as hopes waver for U.S.-China trade deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Equity indexes on Wall Street gave up earlier gains on Tuesday amid uncertainty over the prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal, while demand for U.S. treasuries and precious metals grew, showing an appetite for less-risky investments. Bond market investors showed a cautious picture as the margin on interest rates on U.S. three-month Treasury bills over the […]

Read more

Global stocks edge higher as Trump acts to ease China trade tensions

LONDON (Reuters) – Stock markets clawed themselves off their lows on Monday but sentiment remained fragile after the latest flare-up in the U.S.-China trade war sent investors scrambling into government bonds and battered emerging market currencies. European equity markets had looked set to follow their Asian counterparts deep into the red but recovered when U.S. President Donald Trump said China […]

Read more
1 2 3 20