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Progress in US-China trade talks sparks world stock rally

NEW YORK, Feb 15 — Progress in the US-China trade talks helped send world stock markets broadly higher today and pulled investors out of the safety of government bonds. Europe’s broad Stoxx 600 index rallied 1.4 per cent. The Dow Jones…


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…


Wall Street falls as surprise drop in retail sales rattle investors

NEW YORK, Feb 14 — US stocks fell today, as consumer and retail stocks dropped after a sharp decline in retail sales in December suggested a slowdown in economic activity. Retail sales tumbled 1.2 per cent in the last month of 2018, the commerce…


US stocks sag amid trade war worries

NEW YORK, Feb 8 — Wall Street stocks dropped early today, continuing to retreat for a third session amid revived trade war worries. About 15 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 25,003.57, down 0.7 per cent. The…


Stocks drop, where is 'Santa Claus rally'?

NEW YORK, Dec 18 ― Broad stock declines in Europe and the United States dragged world equity markets lower yesterday, adding to a sell-off that has sent global stocks near 17-month lows. The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 47…


Poor China data caps turbulent week for FTSE 100 as investors rush for exits

LONDON, Dec 15 ― Weak economic data from China sent Britain's top stock index down yesterday as miners, consumer stocks and banks suffered from investors' mounting anxiety about the world's second-biggest economy. The FTSE 100 ended the day down…


iPhone demand worries send ripples through global markets

LONDON, Nov 20 — World stock markets fell today as worries over softening demand for the iPhone prompted a tech stock selloff across the world, while the arrest of car boss Carlos Ghosn pulled Nissan and Renault sharply lower. Meanwhile the dollar…


Wall Street tumbles as Apple, internet stocks swoon

NEW YORK, Nov 20 — US stocks dropped and the Nasdaq fell 3 per cent yesterday as investors dumped Apple, internet and other technology shares, further shaking confidence in a group of stocks that has propelled the long bull market. Conflicting…


US stocks drops on China concerns, oil slide

NEW YORK, Nov 9 — US stocks fell today, with shares of technology, energy and industrial companies bearing the brunt of a selloff, as weak Chinese data and declines in oil prices raised concerns about global growth. As investors shunned growth…


Wall Street falls as solid jobs report boosts bond yields

NEW YORK, Oct 6 ― US stocks dropped for a second straight day today, weighed down by another rise in Treasury yields in the wake of a solid jobs report that capped off a week of robust data. The losses were led by heavyweight stocks in the…