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Stocks dipped on Friday, dragging a global index into a fourth consecutive weekly loss, while the euro and sterling rallied against the dollar after a report said Britain is ready to drop a key Brexit ...
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mixed Friday after data showed Chinese economic growth slowed more than expected but officials moved to shore up the country's markets.
Investing.com - Asian stocks fell in morning trade on Friday after official data showed China’s economy slowed more than expected in the third quarter of 2018.
After a turbulent morning, Greater China markets rebounded strongly, following a series of measures by China's securities regulator to support the struggling stock market. China's GDP numbers showed its economic growth slowed to 6.5 percent year-over-year in the third quarter of 2018. Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday after China's GDP growth for the third quarter of 2018 came in below expectations.
Stocks fell sharply on Thursday while the Japanese yen rose in a move toward safety assets, with traders citing the Sino-U.S. trade war, Italy's budget concerns and a widening gap between the United States and Saudi Arabia. European stocks closed near the day's lows and Wall Street slid after the European Commission said Italy's 2019 budget draft is in "particularly serious" breach of EU budget rules, a step that prepares the ground for what would be an unprecedented rejection of a member state's fiscal plan. Italy's 5-year yield hit its highest since October 2013 and its 10-year yield brushed against a 4-1/2 year high.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets sank Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and industrial stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed.
Stock markets mostly dipped on Thursday on the news that some policymakers at Federal Reserve think interest rates should continue to be raised until they are slightly restrictive. The future contracts for the Dow Jones industrial average and for the S&P 500 were both down 0.4 percent. FED TALK: The Federal Reserve's minutes from its meeting in late September, when it raised interest rates for the third time this year showed some participants thought the Fed's key interest rate would eventually need to "become modestly restrictive" to ensure inflation doesn't climb too high.
Investing.com - Asian markets were mostly lower in afternoon trade on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve officials indicated the central bank is staying the course on rate hikes.
Investing.com - Asian markets dipped in morning trade on Thursday after U.S. stocks ended lower after a volatile session. The Treasury Department said in its semi-annual currency report that China did not meet the criteria to be named a currency manipulator.
Stocks on Wall Street had a turbulent session overnight following the release of the Federal Reserve's September meeting minutes, which showed a commitment to tighter monetary policy to keep the economy steady. The U.S. Treasury Department refrained from labeling China as a currency manipulator in a report released on Wednesday, but adopted tougher language against the country. The Greater China markets were largely lower, as Hong Kong's Hang Seng index slipped by 0.47 percent in the afternoon.
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell Thursday in Asia after a retreat on Wall Street driven by sell-offs of technology shares, homebuilders and retailers. A report of weaker Japanese exports in September underscored uncertainties over the outlook for trade.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Stock markets stabilized Wednesday after a rally inspired by strong corporate earnings, with investors also monitoring talks on Britain's exit from the European Union.
U.S. stocks surged, sending the Dow industrials up more than 500 points, as upbeat economic and earnings reports provided investors with new evidence that the domestic expansion remains on a strong footing....
Overnight on Wall Street, major stock indexes saw their best day since March after the release of strong quarterly results from some of the largest U.S. companies. Stocks in Asia were broadly higher on Wednesday following a bounce on Wall Street overnight on strong U.S. earnings. China's holdings of Treasury bills, notes and bonds fell to $1.165 trillion, from $1.171 trillion in July, according to U.S. Treasury data.
STOCKSTOWATCHTODAY BLOG Good Times. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was heading higher Tuesday after closing in the red on Monday. Attention will be on corporate earnings, with (GS) Morgan Stanley, and (JNJ) among the companies set to report.
Investing.com - Asian equities were mixed in afternoon trade on Tuesday. Official data showed on Tuesday that China's consumer price index (CPI) in September rose 2.5% from a year earlier, in line with economists’ forecasts.
Investing.com - Asian equities rebounded in morning trade on Tuesday, although escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia and the U.S. over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi capped gains.
Major stock indexes stateside saw declines overnight, continuing the overall downward trend from last week on Wall Street. The disappearance of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi also remains in focus, with some concerned about the potential impact the fallout could have on oil prices. Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Monday ordered an internal investigation into the disappearance of prominent critic and journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
World markets turned tail again on Monday, as a bounceback in oil prices and rising tensions between Western powers and Saudi Arabia added to a cocktail of concerns that battered global stocks last week. Japan's Nikkei and China's main bourses tumbled overnight as trade concerns persisted, and Europe's STOXX 600 index hit a 22-month low as U.S. markets re-opened a fraction lower after their worst week since March. The yen and Swiss franc both made ground on a subdued dollar in the currency markets while gold hit its highest since the end of July.
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks mostly slipped Monday as investors continued to worry about global trade and prospects for economic growth. The price of oil rose amid tensions over Saudi Arabia, a major crude exporter.
SoftBank Group Corp saw its shares drop on Monday as fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist spread to the Japanese conglomerate, whose nearly $100 billion Vision Fund is almost half financed by Saudi Arabia. SoftBank's Vision Fund is the world's largest technology investment vehicle, and represents one of a number of deals group Chief Executive Masayoshi Son has sealed with the Saudi government.
Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors remained cautious, following global losses in the previous week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 finished the week down by more than 4 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite posted a 3.7 percent weekly loss. Stocks in Asia slipped on Monday afternoon as investors remained cautious, following global losses in the previous week.
U.S. monetary conditions are "far from tight," said Shane Olivier of AMP Capital, with fiscal stimulus still in play. The sell-off this week isn't the start of a major or prolonged bear market, but rather, simply a correction, experts said on Friday. Despite those moves, financial services firm Barings said in a note that there's no cause for panic yet.