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Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday after a Chinese envoy said Beijing cannot negotiate its trade dispute with the United States while Washington "holds a knife" of tariff hikes to its neck. ...
Global stocks edged up Tuesday as investors parsed the most recent wave of tariffs between Washington and Beijing and after the U.S. signed a revised free-trade deal with South Korea. Hong Kong and South Korean stocks weren’t trading due to public holidays, but Japanese and Chinese traders returned from their own breaks, with Japan’s Nikkei benchmark closing up 0.3% and China’s Shanghai Composite Index slipping 0.6%. Losses in China echoed those in New York on Monday, when the Dow pulled back from its record high on Friday following China’s decision over the weekend to pull out of trade talks with the U.S.
World stocks struggled to make headway on Tuesday after another round of U.S.-China tariffs kicked in and investors' nerves were frayed by rising expectations of central bank rate hikes and oil prices near four-year highs. MSCI's main index of world stocks traded flat, though it is holding just under six-month highs hit earlier this month. Beijing and Washington have imposed new tariffs on each other's goods and Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen on Tuesday accused the United States of putting "a knife to China's neck".
U.S stocks closed lower as reports surfaced on Monday regarding the uncertain future for U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. U.S.-China trade tensions escalated, with new tariffs between the two economic powerhouses going into effect on Monday. Asia markets were broadly negative on Tuesday, amid concerns over the ongoing trade spat between the U.S. and China.
The fierce competition between Grab, south-east Asia’s leading ride-hailing service, and Go-Jek, its Indonesian rival, is set to explode across borders as the latter rolls into Vietnam with plans for further regional expansion. Go-Jek, until recently confined to Indonesia, has announced its full launch in Vietnam. It now offers motorbike ride-hailing and courier services in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s two largest metropolitan areas.
Japan’s best weekly stock market rally in two years has got bears baffled. Bulls have only one message: You’ve been selling the wrong market. The Topix index roared back to life, capping a gain of more than 4 percent in this four-day week, even as the U.S. and China pressed ahead with additional tariffs on each other’s goods.
Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a mixed finish for the major U.S. stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Global stocks rose Friday as a record high on Wall Street buoyed investor sentiment despite global trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, London's FTSE 100 index rose 0.9 percent to 7,433. Germany's ...
MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe gained 0.39 percent to hit six-month highs. Sterling tumbled and pushed the dollar up after British Prime Minister Theresa May said Brexit talks had hit an impasse and that the European Union must offer an alternative plan after the bloc's leaders rejected her plans. The pound fell 1.36 percent, and was on course for its biggest daily loss since June 2017.
Japan’s manufacturing sector added strength in September, which should further allay concerns about slowing growth in a sector that has been in expansion for two years. The Nikkei Japan Purchasing Managers Index for manufacturers showed a preliminary reading of 52.9 in September, up from 52.5 in August. "Business conditions remained robust despite a number of natural disasters over the past month," said Joe Hayes, an economist at IHS Markit, which compiles the survey.
Confidence in Japan’s manufacturing sector has dropped to its lowest in almost two years despite strong underlying growth in the sector as worries about international trade beset managers, according to ...
Japan's nationwide core consumer price index for August rose 0.9 percent as compared to a year back, still off the central bank's target of 2 percent. On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its first record high since January 2018, while the S&P 500 also rose 0.8 percent to an all-time high. The Topix index also saw gains to reach a four-month high.
Treasury yields held near the highest level this year, while the dollar slipped. Futures on equity indexes in Japan, China, Hong Kong and Australia all rose. Emerging market assets continued to rally from recent lows.
U.S. stocks dropped from early session highs to cap a record-breaking week with something of a whimper. The S&P 500 Index broke its three-day win streak but still notched a second positive week in a row after reaching a new high Thursday. Quadruple witching -- when futures and options on indexes and individual stocks expire -- and the largest revision to the Global Industry Classification Standard since 1999 may be behind the slide and the higher-than-average volumes.
SINGAPORE (AP) — European markets climbed Thursday following a mixed day in Asia, buoyed by hopes the U.S. and China will proceed with talks to tackle their escalating trade dispute.
Investing.com - Asian stocks reversed early gains and turned negative in afternoon trade on Thursday.
A bounce in world stocks in relief that the fresh U.S. and Chinese tariffs on reciprocal imports were less harsh than feared continued on Thursday, although investors remained wary about the next steps in the US-Sino trade war. An MSCI index tracking shares in 47 countries rose 0.2 percent, supported by gains in Europe and Asia, but Chinese equities dipped after a rally on bets of government stimulus to limit the economic damage of new trade barriers. Markets were also watching a European Union summit where Prime Minister Theresa May appealed to fellow EU leaders on Wednesday to drop Brexit demands that she said could rip Britain apart.
Investing.com - Asian stocks were mostly higher in morning trade on Thursday, following a second day of gains on Wall Street as traders expected the impact of the U.S.-China trade war would be smaller than previously feared.
Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday with narrow trading after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods received a muted reaction on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was flat at 23,672.91, ahead of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's leadership vote. WALL STREET: Major U.S. indexes were mixed on Wednesday as gains by banks and other financial companies balanced out losses elsewhere in the market.
On Wednesday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said his country was currently facing "greater difficulties" in keeping its economy stable. Li, however, insisted that China was comfortable with its economic situation. Following Li's comments, Alibaba Founder and Chairman Jack Ma said his company no longer had plans to bring 1 million jobs to the U.S.
World stock markets rallied for a second straight day on Wednesday, while safe-haven assets such as U.S. bonds and the Japanese yen slipped to multi-week lows on bets the ongoing U.S.-China trade spat would inflict less damage than feared. European shares gained on trade-sensitive materials and auto stocks, while on Wall Street the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials were buoyed by U.S. bank stocks on the back of higher Treasury yields. The big question for investors was whether the rest of the world will rejoin the United States in global synchronized growth or if ongoing trade tensions and tighter monetary policy finally slow the U.S. economy, said Michael Arone, chief investment strategist at State Street Global Advisors in Boston.