MARKETS

Asia shares push ahead as China markets jump

Asia shares push ahead as China markets jump

Published 17/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares crept back toward recent peaks on Monday as Chinese markets swung higher, while investors waited to see if the recent [more…]

Take Five: Impasse!

Take Five: Impasse!

Published 17/08/2020

1/WALL STREET WATCHES WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers negotiating a fresh dose of stimulus have reached an impasse. Trillions of dollars injected by the Federal Reserve and [more…]

Stocks dip on lukewarm data- oil falls

Stocks dip on lukewarm data- oil falls

Published 14/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks fell on Friday as data out of China, the euro zone and the United States put a lid on expectations [more…]

Global shares climb as China industrial data offers hope for coronavirus recovery

Global shares climb as China industrial data offers hope for coronavirus recovery

Published 10/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares rose on Monday as industrial activity in China gained strength, another sign of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that added [more…]

Summer mood swings: markets turn higher on hopes of virus aid

Summer mood swings: markets turn higher on hopes of virus aid

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks and the dollar rallied after a cautious European morning as thin summer trading led to sharp swings in the market, [more…]

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold soared to an all-time high on worsening ties between the United States and China, a sinking dollar and ultra-low interest rates [more…]

As bankers return to the office, industry body warns of new risks of bad conduct

As bankers return to the office, industry body warns of new risks of bad conduct

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Returning to the office will bring new challenges for banks and brokerages seeking to enforce good conduct by staff, after the bulk [more…]

Euro, euro zone bond markets hold out hope for recovery fund, stocks cautious

Euro, euro zone bond markets hold out hope for recovery fund, stocks cautious

Published 20/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and euro zone bond markets held out hope European Union leaders would strike a deal on a recovery fund for [more…]

Investors chase risky assets as stimulus measures offset virus worries: BofA

Investors chase risky assets as stimulus measures offset virus worries: BofA

Published 17/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors pumped money into riskier bonds and equity funds, BofA’s weekly fund flow statistics showed on Friday, as unprecedented stimulus measures helped [more…]

Equities hit five-month peak, bonds dip, as earnings season starts

Equities hit five-month peak, bonds dip, as earnings season starts

Published 13/07/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World equity benchmarks hit a five-month peak and perceived safe -havens such as the dollar and U.S. government bonds dipped on [more…]