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Stock markets in Asia-Pacific fell on Tuesday after the IMF lowered its outlook for global growth in 2019 on risks to the Chinese economy and Brexit. US markets were closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr holiday. its main economic forecasts, predicting global economic growth would slow to 3.5 per cent growth in 2019, down from its October forecast of 3.7 per cent. Growth for 2020 is expected to come in at 3.6 per cent, down 0.1 percentage points on the previous forecast.
The IMF reduced its estimate for global growth on Monday, cautioning that the economic momentum seen in recent years is slowing.
World stocks were subdued Monday after China reported its slowest economic expansion in 30 years and the International Monetary Fund cut its forecasts for global growth this year. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's ...
European stock markets made a cautious start to the week as the latest economic data out of China highlighted risks to the global growth outlook and as participants awaited the latest Brexit developments in Westminster. Trading activity was relatively light given the closure of US markets for the Martin Luther King, Jr holiday. showed the country’s economy growing at an annual rate of 6.6 per cent in 2018 — down from 6.8 per cent in 2017, and the slowest pace since 1990.
With a Plan B seemingly in the wind, Theresa May could be in hot water later today, with Parliament getting restless.
Asia-Pacific equities trimmed gains while foreign exchange markets were mostly steady in the wake of China reporting a dip in fourth quarter GDP growth on Monday as investors digested the latest signs ...
China stocks rallied Friday on hopes of a resolution to the US-China trade wars, based on several news reports, with JD.com, Momo, Vipshop Holdings and YY being among the big gainers.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin proposed lifting all or some of the tariffs on China in order to advance trade discussions.
U.S. stocks flipped between small gains and losses Thursday after two sessions of advances as investors parsed a raft of earnings reports and trade developments. Trade and other political uncertainties have helped depress investor sentiment in recent months, given the potential implications for economic growth and corporate supply chains. Among decliners, shares of Morgan Stanley fell 4.5% after the bank’s fourth-quarter profit missed expectations. The company’s lows of the day had put the stock on pace for its largest percentage loss since June 2016.
A weak earnings report from Morgan Stanley had US futures down about -0.35% in the early pre-market session. The UK FTSE 100 was the biggest loser in early Thursday trading, down more than -0.80% at midday. In Asia, the Hang Seng led the losses as traders and investors take advantage of the liquidity event.
China's central bank pumped almost $83 billion into its banking system in a single day, which eased concerns over a potential funding squeeze in the economy ahead of a major festive season, analysts said.
A round of better than expected bank earnings has the US equity futures moving higher in the early morning session. The financial sector led the EU market at midday with gains averaging 1.0%. The Shanghai Composite closed with no movement, 0.0%, for the day while the Hong Kong Heng Seng and Shenzen markets both saw small gains.
Prime Minister Theresa May's plan on how Britain should exit the European Union was overwhelmingly voted down in the House of Commons, the U.K.'s lower house of parliament.
Shares in Australia, Japan, South Korea and China jumped despite lingering concerns about an economic slowdown in China and ahead of a crucial vote in the British parliament over the U.K.'s plans to leave the European Union.
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world drifted lower Monday after China reported a slowdown in exports dented the recent upturn in confidence. The British pound was steady ahead of a tumultuous week in British politics with lawmakers expected to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.
Shares were lower in Asia on Monday, extending the latest losses on Wall Street, as China reported a slowdown in exports. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index lost 1.4 percent to 26,299.19 while ...
Chinese government data showed that December exports and imports fell unexpectedly, deepening concerns of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy as Beijing's trade war with the U.S. appeared to be taking a toll.
It’s a big week ahead, with the Brexit vote on Tuesday and a mass of data to give further direction on the global economy, as earnings season kicks off.
A five-session winning streak for global stocks ran out of steam as participants took a more cautious stance ahead of the weekend and the start of the US quarterly earnings season next week. “Although stock markets have mostly dismissed the shutdown as having little relevance for trading, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell has warned that a prolonged US government shutdown could start taking a toll on the country’s economic growth,” said Fiona Cincotta, senior market analyst at City Index.
Equities edged higher in early Asia-Pacific trading on Friday but investors showed relatively muted excitement over fresh signs of progress in the trade negotiations between the US and China. US Treasury ...
Major indexes in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and China traded up as the Dow and S&P 500 notched gains overnight that put them on a five-day winning streak.
Speaking at the Economic Club in Washington, Mr. Powell said the economy is on solid footing and there are few signs a recession is imminent, but the Federal Reserve isn’t committed to a set course of rate increases, echoing a more market-friendly tone the central bank has taken since a punishing fourth-quarter selloff nearly upended the long-running bull market. The Fed is open to quickly altering its pace, especially with inflation remaining subdued, he said. “We are in a place where we can be patient and flexible and see what does evolve,” added Mr. Powell.
With a light economic calendar for the day ahead, Brexit debate and the ECB monetary policy meeting minutes will be in focus.
Official Chinese inflation data for December, released at the same time as market open in China, came in below expectations.