|Day's range||31,232.79 - 31,464.10|
|52-week range||25,199.86 - 33,484.08|
Global Markets Are Mixed on May 22, Commodities Move HigherEconomic calendar 6:00 AM EST: UK CBI industrial trends orders (May) 10:00 AM EST: US Richmond Manufacturing Index (May) 10:00 AM EST: US Richmond Services Index (May) 4:30 PM EST: US API weekly crude oil stock 8:30 PM EST: Japan’s manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (May)
Global Risk Appetite Improved, Trade War Concerns EasedEconomic calendar 8:30 AM EST: US Chicago Fed National Activity (April) 12:15 PM EST: US FOMC member Bostic speaks 2:05 PM EST: US FOMC member Harker speaks 5:30 PM EST: US FOMC member Kashkari speaks
Asian markets gained in early trading Monday, after fears of a trade war between the U.S. and China receded following weekend developments.
Despite a choppy week of trading and a mixed finish for U.S. stocks, the market extended its recent streak of relative calm Friday.
Global Markets Are Mixed, Firm Dollar Weighs on CommoditiesEconomic calendar 9:15 AM EST: FOMC member Brainard speaks 9:15 AM EST: FOMC member Kaplan speaks 1:00 PM EST: Baker Hughes’s oil rig count
Global stock markets were mixed on Friday as U.S. and Chinese officials held a new round of talks seeking to avert a trade war between the world's two largest economies. ASIA'S DAY: Asian stock markets finished mostly higher.
Friday 22.30 BST Italian assets were back under pressure on Friday with banks leading the FTSE MIB’s decline after the first detailed reports on the coalition government agreement between the country’s ...
US President Donald Trump on Thursday offered Kim Jong Un wealth and security if he abandoned North Korea’s nuclear weapons, but then appeared to threaten the dictator with death if he refused. The comments, ...
Strength in the energy sector as oil prices remained buoyant offered some support to Wall Street’s main equity indices as participants kept a wary eye on the recent rise in Treasury yields, trade talks between the US and China, and political developments in Italy. The yield on the benchmark 10-year US Treasury touched a fresh seven-year high of 3.122 per cent early in the session, according to Reuters data — once again offering support to the dollar.
Asia Pacific equities were mixed in early trading on Thursday with several major bourses in negative territory following a soft lead from Wall Street. The broader Hang Seng index fell 0.2 per cent despite Chinese internet giant and index heavyweight Tencent surging 7 per cent after first-quarter profits rocketed past analysts’ expectations.
Global Markets Are Mixed on May 16 amid Lower Risk AppetiteEconomic calendar 8:00 AM EST: European Central Bank President Draghi speaks 8:30 AM EST: US building permits (April) 8:30 AM EST: US FOMC member Bostic speaks 8:30 AM EST: US housing starts 9:15 AM EST: US industrial production (April) 10:30 AM EST: US crude oil inventories 10:30 AM EST: European Central Bank member Praet speaks 6:30 PM EST: US FOMC member Bullard speaks
to ask the European Central Bank to write off about €250bn of its holdings of Italian debt, and to call for the creation of a mechanism to exit the euro. The spread between German and Italian 10-year bond yields widened to as much as 150bp, the most since January, while Spanish and Portuguese yields also edged higher.
Asia Pacific stocks dipped on Wednesday after North Korea pulled out of high-level talks with Seoul and as US Treasury yields rose to the highest level in seven years overnight. North Korean state media ...
Global Markets Are Mixed amid Geopolitical Factors on May 15Economic calendar 8:30 AM EST: US core retail sales (April) 8:30 AM EST: U.S. NY Empire State Manufacturing Index (May) 8:30 AM EST: US retail sales (April) 10:00 AM EST: US business inventories (March) 1:00 PM EST: FOMC member Williams speaks 4:00 PM EST: US TIC net long-term transactions (March) 4:30 PM EST: US API weekly crude oil stock 7:50 PM EST: Japan’s GDP (Q1) 9:30 PM EST: China’s house prices (April)
Asian stock markets finished broadly lower Tuesday as tech stocks struggled throughout the region. Over the past few years, investors in the past few years have had the ability to actively buy and sell mainland-listed shares by way of trading links through Hong Kong.
Tencent Holdings Ltd. is back below HK$400 as investors await its quarterly earnings. The shares slumped 3.4 percent on Tuesday for the biggest drag on the Hang Seng Index, taking its losses since a record in January to $95 billion. Whether it’s just a case of profit taking after a five-day rally, whispers about quarterly numbers, or just index rebalancing ahead of China’s MSCI Inc. inclusion at the end of the month, the drop may reinforce concerns about the company’s earnings.
Equities were mixed in Asia following a weak lead from Wall Street, where an apparent easing of US-China trade tensions barely managed to boost the S&P 500 index into positive territory for the day with ...
Global Markets Are Stable amid Improved Sentiment on May 14Economic calendar 6:00 AM EST: European Central Bank Mersch speaks 6:15 AM EST: European Central Bank Lautenschlaeger speaks 7:20 AM EST: OPEC’s monthly report 7:45 AM EST: European Central Bank Praet speaks 9:40 AM EST: US FOMC member Bullard speaks 11:00 AM EST: European Central Bank Lautenschlaeger speaks 1:45 PM EST: European Central Bank Coeure speaks 10:00 PM EST: China’s fixed asset investment (April) 10:00 PM EST: China’s industrial production (April) 10:00 PM EST: China’s retail sales (April)
“There are multiple interpretations as to the motivation behind Mr Trump’s words but, almost irrespective of why the president has decided to offer this concession, the implication appears to be a reduction of trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies,” said Jane Foley, senior FX strategist at Rabobank. François Villeroy de Galhau, the governor of the Bank of France, said that the ECB’s first rate rise would come “some quarters, but not years” after the end of its asset-purchase programme.
Asia-Pacific equities started the week mostly in positive territory on Monday on signs of easing tension between the US and China over trade and following the biggest weekly rise for the S&P 500 in two months. China-focused stocks in Hong Kong were among the best performers in early trading with the Hang Seng China Enterprises index up 1.2 per cent at its highest since March 22. Malaysian stocks were choppy in their first day of trading since the country’s stunning election result last week.
Asian stocks are set for a muted start to trading Monday with futures in Japan, Australia and Hong Kong all little changed. Focus in the region turns to Malaysia, where markets open for the first time ...