Winter is coming as post-bond binge angst intensifies

2017-08-15 06:03

It can be hard to know the exact moment of a top but the signs are clearly there, says an expert who’s been buying and selling bonds for more than three decades.

Stocks fall on Korea tensions as haven assets rise

2017-08-09 07:58

Stocks in Asia have declined with US equity-index futures and the South Korean currency tumbled as investors took a risk-off approach after the US and North Korea exchanged threats.

Zim stocks on four-year high as investors pile into equities

2017-07-21 15:55

Zimbabwean stocks have closed on a four-year high as investors continued to pile into the equities market amid limited investment options and currency concerns.

Stock markets end week on soft note

2017-07-16 10:38

Little momentum came from Wall Street, which was only slightly higher following a number of corporate earnings reports and economic data.

Equity gains spread through Asia, dollar weakens

2017-07-13 07:55

Asian equities and currencies have advanced with government bonds after Janet Yellen signaled the Federal Reserve won’t rush to tighten monetary policy.

Tech shares gain, retailers tumble

2017-07-11 07:49

Technology shares have advanced while retailers retreated, ahead of highly-anticipated testimony by the Fed chair and second-quarter earnings reports later in the week.

Stocks advance as mood remains buoyant after data

2017-07-10 12:11

Stocks have risen and the dollar was steady after economic data kept investors upbeat on the global economy following strong US hiring figures and a G-20 meeting without market-moving surprises.

Bond rout deepens as Asia stocks join global drop

2017-07-07 07:51

A global selloff in bonds and equities have spread to Asia, with investors on edge as central banks step up talk of tighter policy conditions.

Tech shares lead US stocks, retailers lag

2017-06-25 11:34

Tech shares have finished the week on a strong note, lifting the Nasdaq, while leading retailers fell following another weak earnings report from a leading store chain.

Energy firms take fresh hit but most Asia markets bounce

2017-06-22 07:45

Energy firms have once again sank in Asian trade after another plunge in oil prices as glut fears return, though most regional markets enjoyed a recovery from the previous day's sell-off.


Stock selloff deepens on Korea tension, oil slides

2017-08-11 12:11

European stocks have slumped, following drops in Asia and the US as volatility soared and investors sought havens amid a "game of chicken" between US and North Korean leaders.

Commodity rally boosts Asian raw-material stocks

2017-07-26 07:50

A broad-based rally in commodities from oil to copper underpinned gains in producers of raw materials in Asia, while bonds fell as the Fed prepares to conclude its policy meeting.

Stock markets climb as ECB calms investors

2017-07-21 07:42

Stock markets have extended a rally as the European Central Bank calmed investors signalling no imminent end to its bond-buying policy.

Dow, S&P 500 end week at records

2017-07-16 10:36

Wall Street stocks have finished at fresh records following solid bank earnings, while the dollar retreated on lackluster US data.

US stocks tumble on Trump Jr Russia emails

2017-07-11 19:03

Wall Street stocks have tumbled precipitously after Donald Trump Jr released emails showing he embraced Russia's efforts to support his father's presidential campaign.

Stocks higher, bonds bounce with earnings awaited

2017-07-10 15:27

Bonds have followed stocks higher as investors prepare to parse second-quarter earnings for more evidence global economic growth is back on track.

Stocks, dollar gain amid minutes as oil drops

2017-07-10 07:25

US equities have risen with the dollar while Treasuries pared gains as investors saw a hawkish bent to the latest Fed's minutes, with officials debating the timing of balance-sheet reductions.

Stock markets wobble on N.Korea jitters

2017-07-06 07:56

Global stock markets have wobbled on investor jitters over North Korea's latest sabre-rattling.

European equities dip as oil steadies

2017-06-25 11:31

Europe's main stock markets have retreated following mixed economic data, while oil prices stabilised and the tech-rich Nasdaq advanced on Wall Street.

European stocks, pound bounce into the weekend

2017-06-18 10:35

European stock markets have rebounded from a sell-off the previous day, while the pound extended gains on growing expectations of hikes in British interest rates.

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