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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…


Asian shares sluggish as global growth concerns return

TOKYO, March 7 — Asian shares rose marginally in early trade today, with caution prevailing as investors awaited some kind of resolution to Sino-US trade negotiations, while the euro remained under pressure ahead of the European Central Bank…


US trade deficit hits 10-year high in 2018 on record imports

WASHINGTON, March 6 —  The US trade deficit surged to a 10-year high in 2018, with the politically sensitive shortfall with China hitting a record peak, despite the Trump administration slapping tariffs on a range of imported goods in an…


Wall Street gets lift from strong earnings at end of rough month

NEW YORK, Oct 31 ― The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were on track to post their first two-day gain this month today, as Facebook led a slew of encouraging earnings reports that boosted sentiment at the end of a tumultuous October for global markets….


Dollar boosted as US Treasury yields hit seven-year high

TOKYO, Oct 5 — The dollar stood tall today against its major peers, including the yen and euro, as investors evaluated the impact of a two-day global government bond rout that has lifted US Treasury yields to seven-year highs. The yield on the…


Wall St set to open lower as Treasury yields jump

NEW YORK, Oct 4 — US stocks were set to open lower today after robust economic data and optimistic views from the Federal Reserve pushed government bond yields to multi-year highs, while curbing the appetite for stocks globally. The 10-year US…


Futures point to a lower open as Treasury yields surge

NEW YORK, Oct 4 — US stock futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street today after robust economic data and optimistic views from the Federal Reserve pushed government bond yields to multi-year highs, while curbing the appetite for stocks…


Dollar perched at six-week highs on US yield surge

LONDON, Oct 4 — The dollar held at a six-week high today as an overnight jump in US Treasury yields on the back of strong data prompted investors to add long bets in the greenback against higher-yielding and emerging market currencies. Yields on…


Financials lift Wall Street, but rate worry caps gains

NEW YORK, Oct 4 — Wall Street advanced yesterday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record for a second day, after US economic data fueled a rise in Treasury yields, lifting financial stocks. The ADP National Employment Report showed…


Wall Street climbs with support from financials, tech stocks

NEW YORK, Oct 3 — US stocks rose today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average at an all-time high, driven by gains in financial and technology stocks. Ten of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher. Financials led with a 0.6 per cent gain,…