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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…


World stocks rally as Trump delays China tariffs

NEW YORK, Feb 26 — Global stocks rose yesterday after US President Donald Trump said he would delay a hike in tariffs on Chinese goods and described the two countries as being in “advanced stages” of negotiations towards a deal. Trump said…


World stocks lifted to 2 1/2-month highs by trade optimism

LONDON, Feb 18 — Hopes for progress in Sino-US trade talks and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks lifted world stocks to 2 1/2- month highs today, though European gains were held back by concern over the outlook for auto makers….


Asian shares in tight range ahead of US-China trade talks

SYDNEY, Feb 11 — Asian shares started the week on the backfoot today as worries about global growth, US politics and the ongoing Sino-US tariff war kept investors cautious, while the safe-haven greenback held near a six-week top against major…


World stocks poised for weekly loss; dollar firms again

NEW YORK, Feb 9 — World stocks fell for a third straight day yesterday on pessimism about global economic growth and trade tensions, putting them on track for their first weekly drop this year, while the US dollar was on track for its biggest…


Tech leads Wall St lower as global growth worries resurface

NEW YORK, Feb 7 — US stocks fell today weighed down by the technology sector, as fears of a global slowdown were rekindled after the European Union cut its economic growth forecasts, while a slew of dismal quarterly reports also added to woes. The…


Global shares hit two-month high, dollar firms as Trump speech nears

NEW YORK, Feb 6 — World stocks rose to a fresh two-month high yesterday to keep up their fast start to 2019 while the US dollar strengthened for a fourth straight session as investors looked toward an annual address by the US president later in…


Tokyo stocks close down on strong yen

TOKYO, Jan 28 — Tokyo stocks closed lower today partially due to a strong yen, while investors braced for corporate results by major companies. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.60 per cent, or 124.56 points, to 20,649.00 while the broader…


World stocks hold nerve after May's Brexit defeat, pound steady

LONDON, Jan 16 —World equity markets today held their nerve after the heavy parliamentary defeat of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal as investors saw potential for legislative deadlock forcing London to delay its departure from 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…