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Stocks rose in Europe on Monday, after a mixed day in Asia, as pro-EU forces retained a majority in the 28-nation bloc's parliament despite the rise of nationalist parties in a region-wide vote. Germany's DAX climbed 0.4% to 12,061 and the CAC 40 in France added 0.2% to 5,326. Environmentalist parties also made strong gains, especially in Germany, at the expense of center-right and center-left groups that have dominated the EU.
One of the highest trading-volume days on U.S. stock markets each year falls in late June, when FTSE Russell rebalances its closely followed collection of U.S. equity indexes
As investors try to cope with the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, BofA-Merrill Lynch is telling investors to resist the temptation to invest in small cap stocks. Jill Carey Hall, the firm's small cap expert, warns the widely held perception they're insulated from the effects is ill-conceived — adding fundamentals in the space remain challenged. "Small cap earnings have been coming in in-line with expectations.
A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil prices in opposite directions and creating uncertainty over where they might land. Deteriorating trade talks between the United States and China have threatened to drive down the cost of oil and gasoline. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Caught in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump has decided against declaring commercial war on America's friends.
Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday and notched their second-straight weekly loss, as investors were whipsawed by contradictory developments in the Trump administration's array of trade conflicts.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets were mostly lower on Friday amid worries that U.S. economic sanctions on Huawei may cast a pall on trade negotiations with China.
Stocks closed higher on Wall Street for the third straight day Thursday, erasing most of the plunge they took at the start of the week on worries about the worsening trade fight between China and the U.S. ...
Stock markets fell on Monday after trade talks between the U.S. and China wrapped up without an agreement, with economists warning that the escalating dispute over trade and technology would likely hurt economic growth. China said it would take unspecified countermeasures after the U.S. increased its import tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25% from 10% as of Friday. After trade talks broke up later in the day, U.S. officials said they were preparing to expand those tariffs to cover another $300 billion of goods, covering most imports from China.
STOCK ALERT 3:30 p.m. At 12:01 a.m. ET Friday morning, tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods imported to the U.S. rose to 25%, sending stocks down at Friday’s open. A presidential tweet suggesting that negotiators from the world’s two largest economies were in no rush to reach a deal pushed them further into the red.
Global stock markets were mostly higher on Friday in volatile trading as investors appeared to hope that the United States and China might yet reach a deal to solve their escalating trade war. France's ...
The Russell 2000 Index fell back into correction territory Thursday as Wall Street waits to see if the U.S. and China can resolve its issues on trade. "Small caps are most sensitive to overall economic growth," said Tom Essaye, founder of Sevens Report Research. Small caps were having the best start to the year since 1987.
Global stock markets remained under pressure Thursday after China's Commerce Ministry said Beijing would retaliate if the U.S. follows through with a plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports. The negative tone that has gripped markets this week was triggered by a threat from President Donald Trump to go ahead with plans to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods this Friday. The U.S. government has filed plans to raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10% to 25%.
Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Wednesday after a late wave of selling wiped out what was left of a modest midday rally. Trading was choppy a day ahead of the latest trade talks between the ...
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Europe and Asia mostly fell Wednesday and Wall Street was poised to open lower as representatives from the U.S. and China prepared to resume trade talks in a last chance to stave off more tariff increases.
An escalating showdown between the U.S. and China over trade sent shudders through the stock market Tuesday, handing the S&P 500 is biggest loss since late March. Technology and industrial stocks, which ...
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets advanced on Friday and Wall Street was headed for gains as traders eyed the release of U.S. jobs data for April.
Small-cap stocks are thought to be more exposed to the U.S. economy than their larger counterparts, so their rise might indicate that investors are more worried about economic growth abroad than at home.
SINGAPORE (AP) — World stocks were mixed on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept its benchmark interest rate intact and steered clear of suggesting that a cut was likely this year.
LONDON (AP) — With most European and Asian markets closed for a public holiday, U.S. stocks look set to record modest gains at the open ahead of the outcome of the latest meeting of the Federal Reserve.