Netflix boosts tech shares as US stocks rise

2016-10-19 07:31

Technology shares have led US stocks higher after Netflix surged on strong subscriber growth and Google hit an all-time high as its new Pixel phone garnered positive reviews.

US banks boost Wall Street

2016-10-16 12:42

US stocks have opened higher as a trio of leading banks beat analyst third quarter earnings forecasts despite the tough low interest rate environment.

Most Asia stocks up after China data, Bangkok soars

2016-10-14 07:59

Most Asian stock markets have risen on news Chinese factory gate prices rose for the first time in more than four years.

US stocks steady as Fed minutes support Dec hike

2016-10-13 07:06

Wall Street markets have been steady as minutes to the Federal Reserve's last meeting supported a December rate hike.

US stocks tumble on weak Alcoa earnings, lower oil

2016-10-12 07:28

US stocks have tumbled as disappointing Alcoa results sharpened concerns about the just-underway third-quarter earnings season.

Stocks drop on bank, commodity company woes

2016-09-26 13:41

Declines in banks and energy producers have dragged down stock-markets around the world, prompting investors to seek the safety of government bonds and the yen.

Equity traders tread carefully ahead of bank decisions

2016-09-20 15:07

Global stock markets have drifted with dealers on tenterhooks on the first day of key monetary policy meetings for the US Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan.

Fed rate talk hits US, European stocks

2016-09-11 11:07

Global stocks have mostly fallen, with US markets notching their biggest losses since the Brexit vote over a possible hike in interest rates as soon as this month.

Bond, stock slide deepens as stimulus outlook wanes

2016-09-09 14:44

Selloffs in bonds and stocks around the world have deepened on signs central banks are starting to question the benefits of further monetary easing.

Global markets drift after Yellen speech

2016-08-28 11:30

European and US equities markets have been split after US Fed chief Janet Yellen suggested interest rates could rise in the near-term.


Most Asia markets down on US rate talk

2016-10-17 07:04

Most Asian markets have fallen following healthy gains at the end of last week, with investors betting the US Federal Reserve will hike interest rates before the end of the year.

US stocks edge up, Twitter falls as buyout hopes fade

2016-10-16 12:37

Wall Street stocks have surged following solid earnings from large banks, but Twitter sank on reports that would-be suitor has walked away from a takeover.

US stocks retreat on China data; banks fall

2016-10-14 07:59

Wall Street stocks have finished lower following weak Chinese trade data, with large US banks retreating on the eve of major earnings reports.

Asian markets retreat on prospects of US rate hike

2016-10-12 07:36

Asian markets have retreated as investors contemplated the effects of an expected US interest rate hike this year, while the pound staged a mild recovery.

Stocks slide as bank stress levels rise

2016-09-30 13:15

Deutsche Bank’s financial woes are spreading deeper into global financial markets.

US stocks boosted by FedEx, Microsoft

2016-09-21 18:36

Strong FedEx earnings and a dividend hike from Microsoft have boosted US stocks ahead of a much-anticipated monetary policy announcement by the Federal Reserve.

Stocks rise as investors seek US growth clues, oil rebounds

2016-09-15 14:04

European stocks and US equity-index futures have advanced as investors awaited a batch of economic data for clues on the strength of the world’s biggest economy.

US stocks sink as Fed officials eye rate hike

2016-09-11 11:04

Wall Street stocks have suffered their sharpest losses since the Brexit vote after Federal Reserve officials signaled the US central bank could hike interest rates.

Emerging markets climb as US jobs data eases Fed rate anxiety

2016-09-04 12:04

Emerging market currencies have risen and stocks have rallied as US jobs data reduce the chance of a Fed rate hike, therefore, increasing demand for riskier assets.

US stocks mixed on rate hike prospects

2016-08-28 11:16

US stocks have been mixed on after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen incated the case for a rate hike is strengthening, raising expectations of a move by year-end.

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