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U.S. stocks are sharply lower Thursday as technology and internet companies, industrials, and companies that rely on consumer spending all skid. Aircraft maker Textron and tool maker Snap-On slumped after releasing their quarterly reports, and other big manufacturers also traded lower. European markets also fell as European Union leaders criticized Italy's spending plans.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Friday as better-than-expected Chinese trade data gave some markets a breather from worries about the impact of punitive tariffs.
Asian markets were broadly lower on Thursday after Wall Street slumped on a heavy selling of technology and internet stocks. Markets in Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia and Southeast Asia recorded similar declines. Investors are wary of possible further U.S. interest rate hikes.
(Adds company news items and futures) Oct 10 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 12 points lower at 7,226 with FTSE 100 futures down 0.08 percent ahead of the cash market open on Wednesday, ...
Energy and mining stocks helped the FTSE 100 recover some of its losses on Tuesday, in a half-hearted bounce which left the index near its lowest in a month as Brexit negotiations and Italy's budget deficit continued to sap investors' appetite for risk. Britain's top stock index ended the day where it began, up 0.1 percent after a volatile session, with investors on tenterhooks as Italy's finance minister addressed parliament. A selloff in the previous session had taken the FTSE down to its lowest intraday level since September, and weakest close since April.
Investing.com – U.S. futures were lower on Tuesday, as rising bond yields continued to put pressure on equities.The S&P 500 futures fell 12 points or 0.42% to 2,881.50 as of 6:50 AM ET (10:50 GMT) while Dow futures were down 113 points, or 0.43%, to 26,431.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 31 points, or 0.43%, to 7,360.25.The yield on the benchmark United States 10-Year note reached a fresh seven-year high of 3.261%, while the United States 30-Year note climbed to a four-year peak of 3.44%. ...
In commodities, gold futures slumped 1.34% to $1,189.50 a troy ounce while crude oil futures dipped 0.86% to $73.70 a barrel. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, rallied 0.30% to 95.60.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 5 about the financial markets, The Associated Press misidentified Katie Nixon of Northern Trust Wealth Management. She is chief investment officer, not chief investment strategist.
Investing.com - U.S. futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street Monday, as rising bond yields and increasing interest rates made equities less attractive to investors.The S&P 500 futures fell 7 points or 0.25% to 2,886.75 as of 6:50 AM ET (10:50 GMT) while Dow futures were down 87 points, or 0.33%, to 26,405.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 26 points, or 0.35%, to 7,410.0.U.S. bond markets are closed for Columbus Day but stock markets are open. Still, trading volumes were expected to be thin, with most banks and federal agencies closed for the holiday. ...
Schroders has confirmed it is in talks with Lloyds Banking Group over potential cooperation in the wealth-management sector.
For the Dollar, economic data through the week includes September wholesale inflation numbers on Wednesday, September consumer inflation and the weekly jobless claims numbers on Thursday, with September import and export prices and prelim October consumer sentiment numbers due out on Friday. Outside the stats, FOMC member chatter and trade will be in focus, with the mid-terms also likely to begin garnering some attention. For the EUR, it’s also a relatively quiet week, with German industrial production and trade figures due out on Monday and Tuesday, finalized September Eurozone member state inflation numbers due out on Thursday and Friday and the Eurozone’s industrial production numbers due out on Friday, focus being on Germany’s industrial production and trade data in the early part of the week.
The FTSE 100 suffered its worst week in seven months after the bond market wobble spilt over into a second day as another stellar US jobs report fuelled fears of rising interest rates.
The S&P 500 was about flat, down 0.85 point, or 0.03%, to 2,900.76 as of 10:00 AM ET (14:00 GMT), while the Dow fell 7.68 points, or 0.03%, to 26,619.80 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was down 22.67 points, or 0.29% to 7,856.84.
Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a flat opening bell on Wall Street as investors waited for the monthly jobs report later in the session and Treasury yields continued to rise.The S&P 500 futures fell over half a point or 0.03% to 2,907.0 as of 6:45 AM ET (10:45 GMT) while Dow futures inched up 7 points, or 0.03%, to 26,659.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 12 points, or 0.17%, to 7,501.50. ...
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Bravery requires strong leadership, which after this fiasco looks like it is lacking at Unilever. Unilever’s decision to abandon its plan to shift its headquarters to Rotterdam may well be applauded by the phalanx of mainly UK-based investors.
After this week’s sudden sell-off on global sovereign debt markets, Friday’s looming US jobs report could provide the climatic scenes. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries was sent to its highest level in seven years this week as investors sold the debt. The prospect of upward inflationary pressure in a strengthening US economy followed strong private sector employment numbers and data from the services sector.
Rentokil Initial found favour on Friday as risk aversion led the FTSE 100 to its biggest weekly fall since March. “At a time of heightened geopolitical and economic uncertainty, the resilience of the pest ...
Investing.com - Stocks opened in the red Thursday as bond yields continued to climb, denting dividend-paying equities, and tech saw some weakness.
Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a sharply lower open on Wall Street Thursday as a spike in Treasury yields and expectations for future Federal Reserve rate hikes weighed on market sentiment.The S&P 500 futures fell 12 points or 0.43% to 2,918.75 as of 6:45 AM ET (10:45 GMT) while Dow futures lost 99 points, or 0.37%, to 26,773.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 44 points, or 0.58%, to 7,620.0. ...
Investing.com - Stocks opened higher in New York Wednesday, as more encouraging employment numbers arrived and some of the worries about Italy’s budget impact on the EU abated.