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US stocks gain on upbeat earnings, geopolitical news

NEW YORK, Oct 18 — Wall Street advanced yesterday as investor sentiment was buoyed by a string of corporate earnings beats and encouraging geopolitical developments. A broad-based rally led all three major US stock averages to moderate gains….


Wall Street opens higher on Brexit deal, earnings cheer

NEW YORK, Oct 17 — US stocks opened higher today, as worries over geopolitics eased after Britain struck a preliminary last-minute deal with the European Union, with sentiment also boosted by upbeat earnings from Netflix and Morgan Stanley. The…


Wall Street inches lower as trade concerns linger

WASHINGTON, Oct 17 — Wall Street edged lower yesterday, as concerns over an escalation in the US-China trade war and weak economic indicators persisted, while a raft of upbeat results underlined a solid start to the third-quarter earnings season….


US stocks dip following weak retail sales data

NEW YORK, Oct 16 — Wall Street stocks retreated early today following a disappointing US retail sales report and amid uncertainty on whether Brexit talks will yield a successful agreement. American consumers tightened their purse strings…


Bursa Malaysia remains firm at mid-morning

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 ― Bursa Malaysia stayed firm at mid-morning, as investors remained positive over the strong overnight performance of Wall Street and European stocks. At 11.02am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 4.58…


US stocks pause on unsettled trade deal; earnings eyed

NEW YORK, Oct 15 — Wall Street edged lower yesterday as uncertainties following recent US-China trade negotiations clouded sentiment and investors turned their focus on the third-quarter earnings season, which begins in earnest on Tuesday. All…


Wall Street flat as US-China trade deal optimism fades

NEW YORK, Oct 14 — US stocks halted a three-day winning streak today, as oil prices dived 2 per cent and rising doubts over how quickly a partial US-China trade deal announced on Friday could be sealed. Energy majors such as Exxon Mobil Corp and…


Wall Street jumps but ends off highs after partial trade deal

NEW YORK, Oct 12 — US stocks ended more than 1 per cent higher yesterday though well off the day’s highs after the announcement of a partial trade deal between the United States and China. Indexes cut their gains late in the session as the deal…


US, China agree ‘Phase 1’ trade deal; Trump suspends October tariff hike

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 — The United States and China agreed yesterday to the first phase of a deal to end a trade war, prompting President Donald Trump to suspend a threatened tariff hike, but officials said the agreement had to be put on paper and…


US consumer inflation tame, labour market still tightening

WASHINGTON, Oct 11 — US consumer prices were unchanged in September and underlying inflation retreated, supporting expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in October for the third time this year amid risks to the economy from…