Market Reports

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks fell for a third straight day on Friday, and were set for their first weekly loss in seven, as investors [more…]

Weak construction, chemicals earnings hold Europe back while…

Weak construction, chemicals earnings hold Europe back while…

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks slipped again on Friday, following their weakest day in six weeks, as downgrades to growth forecasts weighed and bleak numbers [more…]

Oil falls on increased U.S. rig count, China industrial slowdown

Oil falls on increased U.S. rig count, China industrial slowdown

Published 28/01/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell 1 percent on Monday after U.S. companies added rigs for the first time this year, a signal that crude [more…]

Asia shares pare gains as focus turns to crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks

Asia shares pare gains as focus turns to crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks

Published 28/01/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Monday though they retreated from earlier highs as relief on news of a deal to reopen the [more…]

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets and commodities took a hit on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese trade pointed to deepening cracks in [more…]

Oil falls to $60 on concerns about China slowdown

Oil falls to $60 on concerns about China slowdown

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil slipped to around $60 a barrel on Monday after data showed weakening imports and exports in China, the world’s second-largest oil [more…]

China’s trade data drags stock futures ahead of Citi results

China’s trade data drags stock futures ahead of Citi results

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. stock futures dropped on Monday, after data showed China’s exports unexpectedly shrank the most in two years, raising fears of a sharper [more…]

Aussie dollar, yuan fall on concerns about China slowdown

Aussie dollar, yuan fall on concerns about China slowdown

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The Australian dollar and kiwi dollar, gauges of global risk appetite, fell on Monday on fears of a slowdown in China’s economy [more…]

Trade deal optimism lifts European shares as exporters rally

Trade deal optimism lifts European shares as exporters rally

Published 09/01/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - European shares rose on Wednesday driven by the export-oriented autos and tech sectors as optimism grew that the United States and China [more…]

World stocks near four-week high on U.S.-China trade optimism, oil…

World stocks near four-week high on U.S.-China trade optimism, oil…

Published 09/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks extend their gains to hit a near-four week high and oil prices rose on Wednesday on optimism that the United [more…]