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FTSE 100 ends lower for fourth session, Vodafone hits 8 1/2 year low

LONDON, Jan 26 ― British share indexes posted their first weekly losses of 2019 with the main bourse closing in the red for a fourth straight day, as Vodafone tumbled and a stronger pound weighed on exporter stocks. FTSE 100 gave up session gains…


Asian shares, oil skid on global growth worries

SYDNEY, Jan 22 — Asian shares stumbled and oil prices fell today as pessimism about world growth drove investors away from risky assets, while sterling ticked lower in the face of the latest twists and turns in the Brexit saga. China got the week…


Brexit deal defeat knocks London's blue chip stocks as pound weighs

LONDON, Jan 16 — Britain's blue chip stocks were lower today as a stronger pound lured investors toward domestic companies and away from exporters after Prime Minister Theresa May's heavy Brexit defeat, while weak results weighed on Pearson. The…


Emerging market FX gains on dovish Fed minutes, stocks rise

NEW YORK, Jan 10 ― Emerging market currencies firmed against the dollar today, with investors favouring riskier assets in expectation of a slower journey to higher US interest rates, while developing world stocks edged up on trade optimism. The…


China stocks slip amid US political uncertainty

SHANGHAI, Dec 26 — China stocks slipped today amid caution over persisting US political uncertainties as a federal government shutdown and President Donald Trump's hostile stance towards the Federal Reserve unnerved investors. The CSI300 index…


China stocks down, tracking global selloff

SHANGHAI, Dec 25 — China stocks fell this morning and the Shanghai index approached a four-year low, tracking a global selloff as investors were rattled by Trump administration attempts at reinforcing confidence and the US president's comments…


China stocks gain as Beijing vows support for economy, Hong Kong down

SHANGHAI, Dec 24 — China stocks started the week on a firm note today, as Beijing vowed to step up support for economy in 2019 amid trade war. China will ratchet up support for the economy in 2019 by cutting taxes and keeping liquidity ample, the…


Trade hopes support China, sterling totters on Brexit turmoil

SYDNEY, Dec 11 ― Chinese shares rose today after Beijing confirmed it was still in trade talks with Washington, but investor confidence remained fragile in Asia after Britain's prime minister postponed a Brexit vote, sending the pound to near…


UK stocks battered as PM May delays Brexit vote

MILAN, Dec 11 ― British shares fell yesterday as a delay to a parliamentary vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal threw the country's political future into the unknown, hitting the pound and domestically-exposed companies from…


Oil toils after worst month in a decade, Deutsche sinks DAX

LONDON, Nov 30 — Oil toiled at a more than one-year low after its worst month in a decade today, while most major markets were keeping moves tight ahead of a weekend meeting between US and Chinese presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. Europe’s…