MARKETS

Asia stocks pull back after soft China data- oil higher

Asia stocks pull back after soft China data- oil higher

Published 15/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled back on Tuesday, brushing off a firmer lead from Wall Street, as investors turned cautious after soft Chinese economic [more…]

Asia shares mostly higher, U.S. crude powers past $70

Asia shares mostly higher, U.S. crude powers past $70

Published 07/05/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Most Asia markets firmed on Monday after a tame reading on U.S. wages lessened the risk of faster rate hikes by the [more…]

Asia stocks ease, dollar off highs before U.S. payrolls

Asia stocks ease, dollar off highs before U.S. payrolls

Published 04/05/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back on Friday while the dollar ran into some profit-taking after a strong week of gains as financial markets [more…]

S&P 500 ends slightly lower on earnings disappointments- yields slip

S&P 500 ends slightly lower on earnings disappointments- yields slip

Published 03/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks cut sharp early losses to end mostly down slightly on Thursday as some disappointing earnings reports offset strong economic [more…]

Last man standing: lonely Fed tightening spurs dollar surge

Last man standing: lonely Fed tightening spurs dollar surge

Published 03/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - As speculation about interest rate rises and policy ‘normalization’ in the euro zone, Japan, Britain and China falls away rapidly, the U.S. [more…]

World stocks set for positive April as big ticket M&As return

World stocks set for positive April as big ticket M&As return

Published 30/04/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - World stocks are set to notch up a positive month for the first time since January, as a slew of positive earnings [more…]

Asian stocks rise after U.S. tech shares bounce

Published 27/04/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian shares rose on Friday after U.S. equities were buoyed by a rebound in technology stocks, while markets in Seoul were underpinned [more…]

Stocks stumble as U.S. yields near the 3 percent barrier

Stocks stumble as U.S. yields near the 3 percent barrier

Published 23/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks slipped on Monday ahead of a blizzard of earnings from the world’s biggest firms and as wary investors watched U.S. [more…]

Graphic: The long goodbye to easy money – Five questions for the ECB

Graphic: The long goodbye to easy money – Five questions for the ECB

Published 23/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The ECB meets on Thursday against a backdrop of concern about a global trade spat and a softening in euro zone economic [more…]