ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

Europe stocks off lows after Wall Street opens firmer

2017-04-27 17:20

European markets have come off their early lows after Wall Street opened steady ahead of a spate of new earnings reports, traders say.

US stocks rally, Nasdaq at record as markets eye French vote

2017-04-21 07:28

Wall Street stocks have scored large gains, with the Nasdaq finishing at a fresh record on revived hopes about US tax cuts and as the focus turns to the French elections.

Stock markets cautious in face of geopolitical risks

2017-04-13 06:42

Global stock markets have moved cautiously as geopolitical risks continued to gnaw at investor sentiment following last week's US missile strike on Syria and soaring Korean tensions.

US stocks dip as March job growth lags

2017-04-09 11:40

Wall Street stocks have finished modestly lower, digesting a lackluster US jobs report and news of Pentagon missile strikes on Syria that lifted defense shares.

Asian markets sink with Wall St after Fed minutes

2017-04-06 07:53

Asian markets have turned lower, tracking a sell-off on Wall Street as investors were spooked by Federal Reserve minutes showing it is mulling a plan to tighten monetary policy by sucking cash out of the financial system.

Tokyo stocks up by break, tracking gains in US

2017-04-05 07:56

Tokyo stocks have risen, tracking gains in New York but investors moved cautiously ahead of a summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump this week.

World equities wobble as Trump health bill vote dropped

2017-03-26 10:55

Investors have monitored a swirl of negotiations surrounding President Donald Trump's health care replacement bill, before the surprise decision to cancel the vote.

Pharma stocks hit as US, European equities fall

2017-03-08 07:52

Hospital firms and pharmaceuticals have been among the losers on Wall Street as US stocks fell with the introduction of the Republican health-care proposal in Congress.

Wall Street ekes out positive finish

2017-02-26 11:51

Wall Street has slouched to a positive finish with all three major stock indices making last-minute moves into positive territory after spending most of the session in the red.

Stocks mixed after Fed minutes, oil rebounds

2017-02-23 10:45

Global equities were mixed after US stocks pulled back from record highs as minutes from the Fed's latest meeting showed officials confident they can raise rates gradually.

 

European shares up as US announces corporate tax cut

2017-04-27 09:55

Europe's stock markets have posted small gains after they got, and liked, a first taste of US President Donald Trump's fiscal reform plan in the form of a deep cut in corporate taxes.

London stocks plunge as May calls snap UK election

2017-04-18 17:44

London stocks have plunged after Britain called a snap general election, adding to political uncertainty ahead of Brexit but also a tight presidential race in France.

Global markets on edge over US attacks on Syria

2017-04-09 11:42

Global stocks markets were mostly lower, as investors sought out safe havens such as gold and the yen after US missile strikes on Syria fanned geopolitical concerns.

Hong Kong stocks end lower after Fed minutes

2017-04-06 15:20

Hong Kong stocks have closed down with most other Asian markets after minutes from the Federal Reserve's March meeting showed it is considering tightening monetary policy.

US stocks end lower on concerns over tightening Fed policy

2017-04-06 07:52

Wall Street stocks have finished lower following a midday reversal after Federal Reserve meeting minutes suggested the US central bank could move more quickly than expected to reduce its balance sheet.

US stocks end mixed on health vote

2017-03-26 10:59

The Dow finished lower and the Nasdaq higher after a topsy-turvy session that culminated with a surprise decision to cancel a vote on President Donald Trump's health care replacement bill.

World stocks rally runs out of steam

2017-03-20 07:28

World stocks have been little changed as a global rally ran out of steam, leaving investors reluctant to place any firm bets ahead of the weekend.

Head-scratching investors call time on Trump stock rally

2017-02-26 15:00

World equity markets have come under pressure as analysts run out of ways to justify Donald Trump-inspired stock valuations.

Global markets mixed as Trump rally pauses

2017-02-26 11:49

Wall Street narrowly avoided a negative finish while major European indices ended in the red.

Stocks rally falters, dollar drops as Flynn quits

2017-02-14 11:15

A global rally that sent US benchmarks surging to a fresh round of records faltered, as equities from Japan to London slid and the dollar dropped after Trump’s national security adviser quit.

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