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US stocks open mixed after last week’s rout

NEW YORK, Dec 10 — Wall Street stocks were mixed early today as US markets sought to recover from last week’s rout amid worries over trade wars and slowing US growth. About 15 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.2…


Stock selloff snowballs on fresh fears for world growth

LONDON, Dec 10 — Losses on global stocks snowballed today, with European markets following Asian peers lower as fresh signs emerged of slowing growth worldwide and fears grew that simmering US-China tensions would torpedo chances of a trade deal….


Global shares mixed as trade worries loom; oil surges

NEW YORK, Dec 8 — Concerns over China-US trade tensions gave European shares their worst week of losses in two months and sank US stocks yesterday, overshadowing the lift from higher oil prices and jobs data. While Europe was higher on the day…


Battered Asian shares try to rally on talk of Fed pause

SYDNEY, Dec 7 — Asian share markets tried to find their footing today as speculation the Federal Reserve might be “one-and-done” with US rate hikes helped salve some wounds after a punishing week. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares…


Dow falls 2pc as Huawei arrest revives US-China fears

NEW YORK, Dec 6 — Wall Street fell sharply early today, joining a global stocks sell-off after the arrest of a key Chinese executive at Washington’s request revived worries over trade tensions. About 25 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones…


Asian stocks fall as declining US yields, trade woes knock sentiment

TOKYO, Dec 5 — Asian stocks fell today, dragged by Wall Street's tumble as sharp declines in long-term US Treasury yields and resurgent trade concerns stoked investor worries about global economic growth. Global equities have been shaken as a…


US stocks rise ahead of Fed chairman’s speech

NEW YORK, Nov 28 — Wall Street stocks rose early today ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that will be scrutinized for signals about future interest rate hikes. About 15 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average…


Most Asia markets up, pound dips on Trump comments

HONG KONG, Nov 27 — Asian markets mostly rose today but traders remain on edge after Donald Trump warned he will ramp up his trade war with China if he does not reach a deal with Xi Jinping at upcoming talks. The pound suffered losses in early…


UK’s parliament faces tough challenges with Brexit deal

Fundamental outlook THE British government faces an uphill battle negotiating the Brexit deal. US retail prices grew faster while President Donald Trump aims to suppress inflation by keeping oil prices low. The eurozone’s trade surplus growth slowed down while economic growth in Germany stagnated. US consumer prices rose 0.3 per cent while core prices grew […]


IMF not changing Saudi recovery forecasts due to Khashoggi, says senior official

DUBAI, Nov 13 — The International Monetary Fund is not changing its forecasts for a recovery in Saudi Arabia's economy in response to the furore over the death of dissident Jamal Khashoggi, a senior IMF official said. Asked whether the IMF felt a…