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World markets rose on Monday, brushing off potential concerns about slower growth in China and a downgrade in Italy's credit rating over its plans to ramp up public spending. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX added 0.6 percent to 11,624 and France's CAC-40 was 0.4 percent higher at 5,102. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.7 percent to 7,096, while Italy's FTSE MIB was up 0.8 percent at 19,238.
Investing.com - Asian stocks were mostly higher in afternoon trade on Monday, as Chinese stocks extended gains and surged more than 4% after Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed “unwavering” support for the country’s private sector.
The Nikkei 225 index gained 0.37 percent, or 82.74 points, to close at 22,614.82, while the broader Topix index was up 0.15 percent, or 2.46 points, at 1,695.31. Shares opened lower as the US said it will pull out of a decades-old nuclear treaty with Russia, which Donald Trump accused the country of long violating. Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov warned withdrawal "would be a very dangerous step".
A lack of stats will have the markets focused on the Italian coalition government’s response to the EU Commission letter, British PM May also in action.
Investing.com - Asian equities were mixed in morning trade on Monday, while China’s Shanghai Composite and the SZSE Component both jumped more than 3% after Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed “unwavering” support for the country’s private sector.
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday amid lingering geopolitical worries including the diplomatic fallout from the death of a Saudi journalist and ahead of corporate earnings report season. The Nikkei 225 ...
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mixed Friday after data showed Chinese economic growth slowed more than expected but officials moved to shore up the country's markets.
Tokyo stocks extended losses on Friday as a global market rout continues on worries including the diplomatic fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and fears of China's slowdown. Dip-buying provided support for the Tokyo market, which was also helped by a rebound in Shanghai shares on speculation that Chinese officials might now take steps to restore investor confidence, analysts said. "Overnight losses on Wall Street dragged down the Tokyo market from the start.
Investing.com - Asian stocks fell in morning trade on Friday after official data showed China’s economy slowed more than expected in the third quarter of 2018.
U.S. Treasury markets posted a wicked two-sided trade on Thursday. The first move by yields was to the upside, driven by Wednesday’s hawkish Fed minutes, which strongly indicated the Fed will remain on its tightening path. Yields began to fall on safe-haven buying after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi criticized plans by certain member countries to increase borrowing limits, sending Italian and Spanish yields up sharply.
Tokyo stocks opened sharply down Friday, following Wall Street lower on worries over the diplomatic fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and a host of other global concerns. The Nikkei ...
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets sank Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and industrial stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed.
Stock markets mostly dipped on Thursday on the news that some policymakers at Federal Reserve think interest rates should continue to be raised until they are slightly restrictive. The future contracts for the Dow Jones industrial average and for the S&P 500 were both down 0.4 percent. FED TALK: The Federal Reserve's minutes from its meeting in late September, when it raised interest rates for the third time this year showed some participants thought the Fed's key interest rate would eventually need to "become modestly restrictive" to ensure inflation doesn't climb too high.
Investing.com - Asian markets were mostly lower in afternoon trade on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve officials indicated the central bank is staying the course on rate hikes.
Tokyo stocks closed lower on Thursday with the market weighed down by profit-taking and worsening sentiment on falls in Chinese shares. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.80 percent or 182.96 points ...
According to pre-market reports, European traders are assessing the news that European Union leaders shelved plans for a special summit to complete a Brexit deal next month.
Investing.com - Asian markets dipped in morning trade on Thursday after U.S. stocks ended lower after a volatile session. The Treasury Department said in its semi-annual currency report that China did not meet the criteria to be named a currency manipulator.
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index opened slightly lower on Thursday after falls on Wall Street, with a stable yen offering some support to exporters. The Nikkei 225 index was down 0.12 percent or 26.70 points at 22,814.42 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 1.14 percent or 2.48 points at 1,716.35. The US Federal Reserve's minutes helped US yields edge up, creating a trend for the yen's decline which "will be a tailwind" for Japanese exporters, Okasan Online Securities said in a commentary.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Stock markets stabilized Wednesday after a rally inspired by strong corporate earnings, with investors also monitoring talks on Britain's exit from the European Union.
Tokyo stocks ended higher on Wednesday with investor sentiment boosted by robust corporate earnings that triggered a rally on Wall Street and lifted shares in Asia. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.29 percent or 291.88 points to 22,841.12 while the broader Topix index added 1.54 percent or 25.96 points at 1,713.87. Market sentiment brightened across Asia, after US and European shares extended gains on a wide range of factors including solid US business earnings, an apparent fading of tensions between Italy and the EU over Rome's spending, and hopes that Brexit talks may see some progress.
While we can expect some focus on the FOMC minutes, it’s all about the GBP and the EUR today, the EU Summit putting Brexit and Italy in focus.
U.S. stocks surged, sending the Dow industrials up more than 500 points, as upbeat economic and earnings reports provided investors with new evidence that the domestic expansion remains on a strong footing....
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday with investor sentiment boosted by sharp gains on Wall Street following robust corporate earnings. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.03 percent or 232.06 points to 22,781.30 in early trade while the broader Topix index was up 1.09 percent or 18.45 points at 1,706.36. "Tokyo stocks will be solid after opening higher" following sharp rallies in New York, SBI Securities said in a note.
STOCKSTOWATCHTODAY BLOG Good Times. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was heading higher Tuesday after closing in the red on Monday. Attention will be on corporate earnings, with (GS) Morgan Stanley, and (JNJ) among the companies set to report.