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Asian markets have bounced back from their retreat after the report of strong preliminary manufacturing data in Japan. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 0.5 percent to 22,130.30 as a private ...
Stocks closed lower Tuesday after climbing back from an early plunge, giving the benchmark S&P 500 index its fifth-straight loss. Major indexes pulled back sharply in early trading, wiping nearly 550 points ...
SINGAPORE (AP) — A sharp drop in Chinese stocks led global markets broadly lower on Tuesday, as investors digest the impact of trade tensions on the country as well as other geopolitical worries, such as Italy's debt problems.
Stocks gave up an early rally Monday, giving the benchmark S&P 500 index its fourth straight loss. Banks led the broad slide, which also included declines by health care and energy companies. The losses ...
Wall Street ended mixed on Monday as investors struck a cautious note, with the S&P 500 down for the fourth consecutive day as gains by tech stocks were offset by a drop in financials. Tech and consumer discretionary were the only major sectors to finish in the black up 0.8 per cent and 0.5 per cent respectively. Fears of rising rates, a slowdown in the global economy, concerns about US-China trade, geopolitical tensions with Saudi Arabia surrounding the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and fears about the Italian budget have proved a dampener to risk assets in recent weeks.
China's economic growth has sunk to a post-global crisis low as officials launch a media blitz to reassure investors about its sagging stock market. Retail spending, factory output and investment all weakened. The National Association of Realtors says sales declined 3.4 percent last month, the biggest drop in 2 ½ years, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 million.
U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued sell former favorites like retailers. Household goods makers rose again as a week of choppy trading ...
The small-cap Russell 2000 index has seen better days. The group of stocks has fallen into a correction, and is currently on track for its worst month since January 2016. Here's what three experts have ...
Despite a promising start, Wall Street shed early gains on Friday as tech stocks retreated to finish mostly lower — but the S&P 500 & Dow each snapped a three week losing streak. Another choppy day of ...
Wall Street gave up its early gains and was trading mixed by lunchtime in New York as tech stocks resumed their slide. The Nasdaq Composite fell as much as 0.6 per cent before trimming its losses, while the Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks also took a turn for the worse, sliding 0.8 per cent to 1,548.00. Tech stocks have struggled in recent weeks amid concerns about global growth and a back-up in bond yields.
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.
Concerns about global growth and geopolitical tensions sent Wall Street lower on Thursday, with technology and small companies leading the decline. The S&P 500 fell 1.4 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost more than 2 per cent, the biggest declines for both since a sharp downturn last week.
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.
It might have been easy to forget this in recent years, but serious volatility as Wall Street's mood pivots is completely normal.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, though Chinese benchmarks fell after the government reported inflation rose for the fourth straight month.
Before there was Amazon, there was Sears, America's everything-under-one-roof store and the biggest retailer in the world. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal budget deficit has surged to $779 billion in fiscal 2018.
An extended period of calm on the market has ended as investors worry about a surge in interest rates. The benchmark S&P 500 index is coming off a six-day losing streak. Apple and Amazon made big gains as technology and internet companies and retailers recovered some of their recent losses.
Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week's steep losses, but the turbulent trading of the last few days left no doubt that the relative calm the markets enjoyed all summer had been shattered. ...
US stocks bounced back on Friday, providing some respite after Wall Street’s worst weekly performance in nearly seven months. The main equities gauges closed more than 1 per cent higher today in a still-volatile session that saw the S&P 500 trade flat and the Dow Jones Industrial Average turn negative before rallying again during the afternoon session. Today’s action still pushed yields higher, but to levels lower than this time a week ago, when they reached their highest level since 2011.
FT subscribers can click here to receive Market Forces every day by email. Market corrections are messy, particularly when they begin by taking the elevator down rather than the stairs. The Russell 2000 index has entered a correction, defined as a drop of 10 per cent from its record closing peak set at the end of August.