MARKETS

Asian shares extend global recovery as volatility subsides

Asian shares extend global recovery as volatility subsides

Published 19/02/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares gained on Monday, joining a global recovery for equity markets as sentiment improved gradually from a recent shakeout that was [more…]

Global stocks set for best week in six years, dollar sags

Global stocks set for best week in six years, dollar sags

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Traders work at their desks in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany February [more…]

Stocks try a tentative bounce, bonds fret on U.S. inflation

Stocks try a tentative bounce, bonds fret on U.S. inflation

Published 12/02/2018

A visitor is seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, February 6, 2018. [more…]

Stocks punished as inflation shadow spooks bonds

Stocks punished as inflation shadow spooks bonds

Published 05/02/2018

A man walks past an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan February 5, 2018. REUTERS/Toru HanaiSYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian [more…]

Interest rate angst trips up U.S. equity bull market

Interest rate angst trips up U.S. equity bull market

Published 03/02/2018

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., February 2, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonNEW [more…]

Stocks set for biggest weekly drop since late 2016 as bond yields rise

Stocks set for biggest weekly drop since late 2016 as bond yields rise

Published 02/02/2018

A Hungarian woman exchanges forints for euros at a currency exchange shop in Esztergom, Hungary November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Laszlo BaloghLONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were [more…]

Bitcoin slides further, headed for worst week since 2013

Bitcoin slides further, headed for worst week since 2013

Published 02/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this picture illustration taken December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/Illustration/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin [more…]

Texas shale challenges North Sea crude as world oil benchmark

Texas shale challenges North Sea crude as world oil benchmark

Published 02/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Workers hired by U.S. oil and gas company Apache Corp drill a horizontal well in the Wolfcamp Shale in west Texas Permian Basin [more…]

South Korea may delay widening capital gains tax net for foreign inves

South Korea may delay widening capital gains tax net for foreign inves

Published 29/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: South Korean Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon speaks during his inaugural ceremony in Sejong government complex in Sejong, South Korea, June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kim [more…]

Asia shares extend bull run, dollar crawls off lows

Asia shares extend bull run, dollar crawls off lows

Published 29/01/2018

Asian shares extended their bull run on Monday amid upbeat corporate earnings and strong global economic growth, while the dollar tried to bounce even as the White House continued to complain of "unfair" trade practices by competitors. [more…]