ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

Wall St. lower as US jobless rate falls to 4.9%

2016-02-05 19:15

Wall Street stocks have opened lower as fresh data on the US jobs market added some support for another interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

US stocks fall as oil crash hits Exxon

2016-02-02 19:56

US stocks have tumbled as ExxonMobil and other petroleum companies reported weak earnings due to the oil rout.

US stocks rise after weak US growth report

2016-01-29 17:08

US stocks have opened higher after a weak US fourth-quarter growth report raised expectations regarding rate increases.

US stocks rise for second straight day

2016-01-24 10:49

US stocks have ticked up for a second straight session, joining a global rally propelled by higher oil prices and increased confidence further monetary stimulus is on the way.

'Hong Kong dollar peg at risk' as stocks plunge

2016-01-20 13:54

The Hong Kong dollar's decades-old peg to the US greenback could be at risk, analysts warn as local stocks took another pummelling.

Emerging stocks drop to six-year low amid oil slump

2016-01-18 09:40

Emerging market stocks have fallen to the lowest level since 2009 as concern grew about faltering global growth and an oil price slump dragged down energy producers.

Little interest in Zim's first IPO in 10 years

2016-01-17 11:02

The listing of financial services firm GetBucks amid quiet holiday trade on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has attracted a low subscription rate of 2.29%.

US shares struggle after Wednesday's rout

2016-01-14 19:31

Wall Street shares have struggled against heavy selling pressure in the tech sector in early trade, after sharp losses in Tokyo and Asia bourses.

Wall Street opens higher after Europe rebound

2016-01-12 18:17

Wall Street shares have opened higher, aiming to track a strong rebound in European markets after the dismal start of the new year.

Bowie's 'celebrity bond' rocked Wall Street

2016-01-11 17:43

David Bowie was not just a musical visionary, he also made history on financial markets two decades ago when he rocked Wall Street with a "celebrity bond", raising $55m.

 

US stocks fall as service-sector growth slows

2016-02-03 18:05

Wall Street stocks have tumbled into negative territory after the monthly ISM report showed slowing growth in the US services sector in January.

US stocks fall on weak China data, lower oil prices

2016-02-01 19:01

US stocks have dropped following a disappointing reading on Chinese manufacturing activity and a drop in oil prices.

Poor outlooks from Apple, Boeing pull US stocks lower

2016-01-27 19:52

US stocks have fallen after Apple and Boeing shares plummeted on disappointing earnings forecasts.

US stocks tumble over 2%, join global rout

2016-01-20 17:51

US stocks have dipped more than 2% in early trade with petroleum stocks diving, joining Asia and Europe in a selloff prompted by sliding oil prices.

US stocks rise, joining global rally

2016-01-19 18:45

US stocks rose early on Tuesday, joining a global rally as slower growth in China fuelled speculation of more government stimulus.

US stocks end sharply lower on oil, China fears

2016-01-17 12:30

Wall St stocks have finished decisively lower following a bruising session dominated by worries about tumbling oil prices and the slowing Chinese economy.

US stocks sink about 2.5% as global selloff spreads

2016-01-15 19:15

US stocks have tumbled, following global markets downward after a big drop in Chinese equities and another fall in oil prices.

US shares seek 3rd straight gain as GM boosts outlook

2016-01-13 18:57

US stocks have opened higher, aiming for a third straight gain as General Motors bolstered sentiment with an improved 2016 earnings forecast and a dividend hike.

US stocks mostly rise as earnings season begins

2016-01-11 19:53

US stocks have mostly risen as traders awaited the start of earnings season with news of metals giant Alcoa's large new contract with General Electric.

Emerging markets slump as China fuels risk aversion

2016-01-11 14:27

Emerging market stocks have fallen to the lowest in more than six years and currencies dropped as investors shunned riskier assets.

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