ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

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.

European, US equities dip awaiting Fed

2016-08-26 07:36

US and European stocks have slid in choppy trade as investors awaited a key Fed speech, hoping that it will shed light on the Fed's policy stance.

Oil down on Iraq export boost and stronger dollar

2016-08-22 08:08

Oil prices have eased, following news that Iraq will boost crude exports, while the dollar strengthened on speculation the Federal Reserve could hike interest rates this year.

Rand, ruble take emerging market currencies higher

2016-08-15 18:51

Emerging markets advanced, with stocks climbing to the highest level in more than a year, while rand and ruble led currencies higher.

Commodity currencies lead gains this week

2016-08-12 08:23

Currencies of commodity-exporting nations have led gains this week as oil headed for the biggest weekly advance since April amid speculation the Fed will be slow to hike rates.

US Fed begins crawl toward rate hike as near-term risks diminish

2016-07-28 06:42

Federal Reserve policy makers have taken a step toward raising interest rates later this year but stopped short of signaling that the move could come as soon as September.

Banks, Tesla tumble as US stocks retreat

2016-07-05 16:55

US stocks have retreated in early trade as banks fell and electric-car maker Tesla Motors was hit by selling after disappointing production figures.

Tokyo stocks close higher

2016-07-04 16:35

Tokyo stocks have closed higher, marking a sixth-straight winning session for the benchmark index as traders cast off early losses to extend a global rally.

US stocks rise for 4th straight day

2016-07-03 10:30

Wall Street stocks picked up following better-than-expected US manufacturing data as worries about the British exit from the European Union continued to recede.

US stocks rise again as Brexit fears fade

2016-07-01 07:26

US stocks posted gains for the third straight session as worries continued to diminish about the economic hit to the US from the British exit of the European Union.

 

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.

Dollar firms on Fed rate hike speculation

2016-08-22 08:10

The dollar has risen on renewed hopes for a possible US rate hike this year following hawkish comments from the vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.

Stock declines as Fed debate affects the dollar

2016-08-19 17:37

European stocks have fallen with emerging markets in a week dominated by speculation on the timing of US interest-rate increases that sent the dollar swinging between gains and losses.

Stocks set for weekly gain with oil

2016-08-12 12:25

Global stocks have headed for the biggest weekly gain in a month as gains in oil prices bolstered investor confidence.

Stocks drop as bank woes highlight economic gloom

2016-08-02 15:22

Global stocks have declined for a second day, weighed down by European banks and turbulence in Japan’s markets after government’s fiscal plan underwhelmed investors.

Stocks gain as Apple earnings boost sentiment

2016-07-27 15:59

European stocks have risen with US equity-index futures as Apple’s earnings fuelled optimism over the outlook for the global economy.

Asian markets slip as post-Brexit rally fades

2016-07-05 07:52

Asian markets have mostly fallen as a week-long rally finally came to an end with traders cashing in profits and awaiting developments in Britain's preparation to leave the EU.

Global stocks rise on hopes for post-Brexit stimulus

2016-07-03 10:45

Global stocks inched higher again as worries about the British exit from the European Union continued to recede amid expectations of more stimulus from central banks.

Euro climbs vs dollar, pound slides

2016-07-03 10:16

The euro has eaped against the dollar as the market continued to rebound from Brexit slumps, while the pound resumed its slide on fears of credit easing.

US stocks plunge on Brexit; Dow drops 610 points

2016-06-26 13:19

US stocks have dived after Britain's surprise vote to leave the European Union, joining a global equity rout amid rising uncertainty about the future of Europe.

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