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ive of the 30 STI constituents have released earnings over the first two weeks of April, while the remainder are expected to report their quarterly or FY results in the coming weeks. Of the six STI constituents that have reported their latest quarterly results, five achieved positive YoY percentage growth
Investing.com – Bitcoin fell on Wednesday as it met stern resistance after coming close to an important $10,000 psychological level.
Investing.com - Crude oil prices settled higher as data showing an unexpected build in crude supplies was offset by record exports of crude last week.
Investing.com – Gold prices gave up yesterday’s gains as the dollar and U.S. bond yields resumed their upward trend, curbing demand for the precious metal.
Investing.com – The dollar rose to a more than three-month high against a basket of major currencies as U.S. bond yields resumed their trend higher.
Investing.com - West Texas Intermediate oil turned lower in North American trade on Wednesday, after data showed that oil supplies in the U.S. registered an unexpected inventory build.
Gold fell on Wednesday, driven lower by a rising U.S. dollar and bond yields. Comex gold futures for June delivery were down 0.86% to $1,321.60 a troy ounce as of 10:26 AM ET (14:26 GMT). The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a basket of six major currencies, rose 0.43%
Investing.com - Wall Street opened lower on Wednesday, as worry over rising bond yields offset a surge in corporate earnings.The S&P 500 was down over 21 points or 0.81% to 2,612.12 as of 9:45 AM ET (13:45 GMT) while the Dow composite decreased 200 points or 0.83% to 23,823.70 and tech heavy NASDAQ
Bitcoin and other virtual coins were lower on Wednesday, as hackers target Ukraine for digital coins. Bitcoin was trading at of $9,168.60, falling 1.44% as of 8:44 AM ET (12:44 GMT) on the Bitfinex exchange. Other virtual currencies were lower, with rival Ethereum, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rose to four-month highs against a basket of the other major currencies on Wednesday, as the yield on the U.S. 10-year bond held above 3% after breaching the level for the first time in four years on Tuesday.
Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a lower opening bell on Wednesday, as investor unease over rising bond yields offset a rise in corporate earnings.The S&P 500 futures was down over 12 and a half points or 0.48% to 2,633.50 as of 6:58 AM ET (10:58 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 109
Investing.com - Gold prices fell on Wednesday, nearing their recent two-week lows as a stronger dollar and rising Treasury yields weighed on demand for the precious metal.
Investing.com - Crude prices were little changed in early action on Wednesday, steadying below the more than three-year highs reached the previous session, as investors looked ahead to fresh weekly data on U.S. commercial crude inventories to gauge the strength of demand in the world’s largest oil consumer
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rose to seven-week highs against a currency basket on Wednesday, driven by rising Treasury yields with the U.S. 10-year bond yield reaching its highest level since early 2014.
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Investing.com – Asian equities extended losses in afternoon trade on Wednesday, with Japanese, Hong Kong, Chinese and Korean equities all remaining in red. Meanwhile, the rising yields on 10-year U.S. Treasuries that topped 3% continued to weigh on investor sentiment.
Investing.com – Cryptocurrency prices were mixed on Wednesday. Reports that Chinese polices confiscated computers used to mine Bitcoin gathered some focus. Meanwhile, PayPal’s former CEO Bill Harries called Bitcoin a scam.
Investing.com - Gold prices dropped on Wednesday morning as the dollar was driven higher by the 10-year U.S. treasury yields that surged to a four-year high at 3%.
Investing.com - Oil prices were flat on Wednesday morning in Asia after sliding below recent three-year highs, as rising U.S. crude inventories and production dragged on an otherwise bullish market.