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Shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war

NEW YORK, May 24 — World shares skidded further yesteday and oil prices plunged more than 5per cent as investors worried the China-US trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world’s two largest economies, boosting the…


Trade worries, poor data slam European shares

LONDON, May 23 — European shares sank today as the latest round of US-China trade friction and a soft set of business surveys sapped investors’ risk appetite, while British Prime Minister Theresa May faced growing pressure to quit. By 0811 GMT,…


European stocks edge down on Brexit, trade war fears

LONDON, May 23 ― European shares edged lower yesterday on unease over developments in the US-China trade war and Britain's uncertain departure from the European Union. The pan-European STOXX 600 index closed down 0.08 per cent with losses on…


Global investors seek safety on threat of wider US-China spat

NEW YORK, May 23 ― Global equity markets slid yesterday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the US-China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in…


US sanctions on Huawei send stocks reeling; yields fall

LONDON, May 16 — European stocks fell, government bond yields slipped and the Japanese yen firmed today after the US government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, further straining Sino-US trade ties. An index of European…


European shares rise, aided by defensives amid gloomy trade outlook

LONDON, May 11 ― European shares rose yesterday, with surging shares of Thyssenkrupp and robust defensive stocks helping equities on the continent avert the losses seen among their US peers, which slid on persisting worries about US-China trade….


US stocks rise, dollar pares losses on trade talk hopes

NEW YORK, May 11 ― A gauge of world equity markets rebounded and the dollar pared losses yesterday after President Donald Trump said US-China trade talks were constructive, easing tensions that pushed stocks on Wall Street toward their biggest…


European shares take strength from banks, Adidas hits record high

LONDON, May 3 — European shares rose today, propped up by bank stocks amid a slew of corporate earnings reports, as the regional index licked its wounds a day after its worst loss in six weeks. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.4 per cent…


Banks drag European shares lower as growth worries linger; AMS zooms

LONDON, April 30 — European shares fell today weighed down by banks as investors parsed through a mixed bag of earnings, while sentiment remained fragile over growth worries after weak factory data from China clouded modest economic growth numbers…


World stocks slip as growth fears linger; euro slides

NEW YORK, April 26 — The dollar rose to almost a two-year high against the euro yesterday on an upbeat US capital goods report, while world equities slid as weak economic data from South Korea and a profit warning from 3M Co renewed concerns about…