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Global stocks rise on tame inflation outlook, dollar eases

NEW YORK, March 14 ― World equity markets advanced broadly yesterday after US data again showed risk-friendly low inflation, which weakened the dollar, while Boeing shares gained even as the United States said it would ground the company's 737 MAX…


European shares flat as Brexit impasse sinks in

LONDON, March 13 — European shares opened broadly flat today as uncertainty prevailed on Britain’s plan to leave the European Union and no corporate or economic news appeared strong enough to shake the risk-off mood spreading from Asia…


Asian shares inch up as China rebounds on policy support hopes

TOKYO, March 11 — Asian shares inched up today as Chinese markets rebounded on hopes of more policy support for the slowing economy, but surprisingly weak US employment data raised doubts about the strength of the global economy and limited gains….


Stocks stuck in worst run of the year ahead of ECB

LONDON, March 7 — World stocks were stuck in their worst run of the year and bonds were on the rise today, as investors waited for confirmation that the European Central Bank will start shovelling cheap cash at the euro zone again. The ECB was…


European shares rise as trade war hopes lift sentiment

LONDON, March 4 — European shares opened higher today as optimism towards a deal to end the US-Sino trade war lifted sentiment and a risk-on mood spread from Asia to European bourses in an otherwise slow day in terms of corporate earnings or…


European shares start March higher as Moncler, WPP shine

LONDON, March 2 ― European shares rose to five-month highs yesterday, starting the month on a strong footing, as a fresh batch of corporate updates fuelled risk appetite, even after US President Donald Trump raised some concerns over trade talks…


European shares fall as trade optimism cools; FTSE lags on strong pound

LONDON, Feb 26 — European shares were firmly in the red today as the optimism about US-China trade talks that swept stocks to fresh October highs cooled, with London’s FTSE 100 lagging the broader markets as the sterling rallied. The…


Margins in focus as results drive big swings in European stocks

LONDON, Feb 23 ― Europe's main share benchmarks rose marginally yesterday but company results including Sweden's Elekta and France's Sopra Steria drove big swings in stocks as investors awaited news from crucial US-China trade talks. The STOXX 600…


Asian shares hover near four-month high, buoyed by trade optimism

TOKYO, Feb 19 — Asian shares hovered near a four-month peak today, supported by hopes that Sino-US trade talks were making positive progress and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks. While investors were without any firm directional…


European shares recover after weak data wobble

LONDON, Feb 15 — European shares recovered today after weak US and Chinese economic data earlier sent global equity markets into a dive. After opening lower, Europe’s STOXX 600 nudged up 0.2 per cent despite weakness in German equities. Demand…