• Reuters10 minutes ago

    SE Asia Stocks-Tread water as Saudi tensions weigh

    By Chandini Monnappa Oct 16 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets trod water on Tuesday amid mounting tensions between Saudi Arabia and the West over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist critical ...

  • Asia stocks edge up but Saudi tensions limit gains
    Reuters25 minutes ago

    Asia stocks edge up but Saudi tensions limit gains

    Asian stocks rose modestly on Tuesday, gaining a firmer footing after a week of heavy losses, although increasing tensions between Saudi Arabia and the West have fanned geopolitical concerns and capped gains. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan nudged up 0.25 percent, crawling

  • Global Markets: Asia stocks edge up but Saudi tensions limit gains
    Reuters26 minutes ago

    Global Markets: Asia stocks edge up but Saudi tensions limit gains

    Asian stocks rose modestly on Tuesday, gaining a firmer footing after a week of heavy losses, although increasing tensions between Saudi Arabia and the West have fanned geopolitical concerns and capped gains. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan nudged up 0.25 percent, crawling

  • 'Calm before storm' as Asian stocks drift higher
    AFP News38 minutes ago

    'Calm before storm' as Asian stocks drift higher

    Asian shares drifted marginally higher on Tuesday following another volatile session on Wall Street but a perfect storm of risks hovering over the global economy curbed investors' enthusiasm. Global markets have been rocked in recent days as traders fret about spiking oil prices, rising US long-term

  • Global Markets: West-Saudi tensions lift safe havens; stocks slip
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Global Markets: West-Saudi tensions lift safe havens; stocks slip

    Major stock markets slipped on Monday as rising tensions between Western powers and Saudi Arabia added to concerns over economic growth, with investors flocking to traditional safe havens like the Japanese and Swiss currencies, as well as gold. The yen touched a one-month high versus the greenback and

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  • AFP3 hours ago

    Tokyo shares open higher

    Tokyo shares opened higher on Tuesday, with investors bargain hunting after recent losses sparked by wide-ranging concerns including the US-China trade war. While Wall Street issues slipped overnight, the slowing speed of the fall and relative calm on the forex market comforted investors, Okasan Online

  • What’s Happening To The Stock Market? Clue: Don’t Hold Your Breath.
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  • Reuters3 hours ago

    BHP doubles stake in promising Ecuador copper project

    MELBOURNE - (Reuters) - The world's biggest miner BHP on Tuesday nearly doubled its stake in SolGold Plc, bolstering its position against top shareholder Newcrest Mining as it eyes SolGold's promising Cascabel copper-gold project in Ecuador. BHP, which bought in to SolGold just six weeks ago

  • CNBC4 hours ago

    Asian stocks gain despite overnight slide on Wall Street

    The disappearance of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi remains in focus, with some concerned about the potential impact the fallout could have on oil prices.

  • Reuters4 hours ago

    Australia's BHP raises stake in promising Ecuador copper project

    (Reuters) - The world's biggest miner BHP on Tuesday upped its share in SolGold Plc, bolstering its position against top shareholder Newcrest Mining as it eyes SolGold's promising Cascabel copper-gold project in Ecuador.

  • Cloud software firm Twilio to buy SendGrid in $2 billion deal
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Cloud software firm Twilio to buy SendGrid in $2 billion deal

    Twilio will offer 0.485 share of its stock for each SendGrid Class A common share. The deal is worth about $36.92 per share, a premium of 19.4 percent to SendGrid's closing price as of Monday close. SendGrid shares rose 14.5 percent to $35.40 in extended trading, while Twilio fell 4.5 percent to

  • Global stocks mixed as oil gains amid scrutiny of Saudi Arabia
    AFP News7 hours ago

    Global stocks mixed as oil gains amid scrutiny of Saudi Arabia

    Global stocks were mixed Monday as markets sought to pivot from last week's volatility and oil prices rose amid questions over Saudi Arabia's role in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Geopolitical tensions surrounding Saudi Arabia also battered shares in Japanese conglomerate

  • CNBC7 hours ago

    Tech tumbles again — three experts weigh in on whether the rout continues

    Technology stocks' painful sell-off dragged into another session on Monday. Here's what three market watchers expect from the sector after recent weakness.

  • Stocks fade and finish lower as tech companies fall again
    Associated Press7 hours ago

    Stocks fade and finish lower as tech companies fall again

    After a wobbly day of trading, U.S. stocks fell for the seventh time in eight days Monday as technology companies continued to slide. Industrial and high-dividend companies rose, and the market's losses were limited relative to the steep losses it suffered last week. Along with technology companies

  • Associated Press7 hours ago

    How major US stock indexes fared Monday

    After a wobbly day of trading, U.S. stocks fell for the seventh time in eight days Monday as technology companies continued to slide. Industrial and high-dividend companies rose, and the market's losses ...

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  • Safe havens rise on West-Saudi tension; stocks fall
    Reuters8 hours ago

    Safe havens rise on West-Saudi tension; stocks fall

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major stock markets slipped on Monday as rising tensions between Western powers and Saudi Arabia added to concerns over the pace of global economic growth, with investors flocking to traditional safe-havens like the Japanese and Swiss currencies, as well as gold.

  • AFP8 hours ago

    US stocks end lower after volatile session

    Wall Street stocks finished a choppy session lower Monday amid lingering doubts over the market's prospects following last week's volatility. Of the major averages, the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index was the biggest loser, shedding 0.9 percent to end the day at 7,430.74. The Dow and S&P 500

  • Markets Right Now: Stocks end a wobbly day broadly lower
    Associated Press8 hours ago

    Markets Right Now: Stocks end a wobbly day broadly lower

    The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. After a wobbly day of trading, U.S. stocks closed broadly lower for the seventh time in the past eight days as technology companies ...

  • Defensive stocks help S&P, Dow eke out gains, offset tech pressure
    Reuters10 hours ago

    Defensive stocks help S&P, Dow eke out gains, offset tech pressure

    Apple fell 1.5 percent and weighed the most on the three major indexes after Goldman Sachs said there were multiple signs of rapidly slowing consumer demand in China, which could affect demand for iPhones this fall. The technology index fell 0.8 percent, the most among the 11 S&P sectors. There is

  • Cepsa float fail could jeopardise other energy listings
    Reuters11 hours ago

    Cepsa float fail could jeopardise other energy listings

    The shelving of Spanish energy company Cepsa's initial public offering (IPO) may damage prospects for a string of oil-related companies planning to go public. Returning Cepsa to the Madrid stock exchange this week in a flotation valuing the firm at up to 8 billion euros ($9.3 billion) had been expected

  • Reuters11 hours ago

    Advent starts preparations for IPO, sale of Addiko bank - sources

    Private equity group Advent is starting preparations for an initial public offering or sale of its Vienna-based bank Addiko, which has a strong presence in the Balkans, people close to the matter said. The buyout group is working with Goldman Sachs and Citi on an exit process, which will primarily

  • Reuters12 hours ago

    Sweden's Fagerhult to buy Italian lighting group iGuzzini

    MILAN (Reuters) - Sweden's Fagerhult has signed a letter of intent to buy Italian lighting group iGuzzini by the end of this year, iGuzzini shareholders said in a statement on Monday.