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.

The biggest players today on Wall Street? Algorithms

2017-02-13 14:39

Firms like Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley may get the headlines, but algorithms are the real force on Wall Street.

Bonds drop on inflation, Europe stocks erase gains

2017-02-10 13:12

Bonds have fallen and the dollar rose against most of its peers as reflation trades came back into focus after a promise by US President Donald Trump to overhaul business taxes.

Wall Street's love affair with energy heats up

2017-02-09 10:04

Wall Street is throwing the most money at US energy firms since at least 2000 amid growing confidence that the industry is emerging from the worst downturn in a generation.

Stock markets rebound awaiting Fed

2017-02-02 07:45

Global stock markets have risen and the dollar recovered from two-month lows against the euro and yen with sentiment boosted by strong American jobs data.

Markets pause after surge as earnings season heats up

2017-01-27 06:45

One day after the Dow's historic surge above 20 000 points, global markets have mostly treaded water as corporate earnings took centre stage.

George Soros: ‘Con man’ Trump will cause markets to slump

2017-01-23 13:26

It is unlikely that UK Prime Minister is actually going to remain in power, she has a divided cabinet and Britons are in denial about the economic impact of Brexit, George Soros said.


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.

'Trump effect' rally pushes US stocks to record highs

2017-02-14 07:45

Wall Street stocks have sprinted to another day of fresh records, extending last week's rally on expectations President Donald Trump will soon present his tax cut plan.

Stocks shine on Trump tax cut pledge

2017-02-13 07:27

Wall Street stocks have hit records again after President Trump's promise to announce action soon on tax cuts revived hopes for US growth policies under the new president.

Trump takes stocks to record highs

2017-02-09 20:19

US stocks have pushed to fresh record highs after US President Donald Trump promised details soon about his tax cut proposals.

Asia markets begin week with gains after Wall St rally

2017-02-06 08:03

Asian markets have risen as investors tracked a record on Wall Street fuelled by a better-than-expected jump in US jobs.

Most Asia markets up, Tokyo lifted by weak yen

2017-01-27 06:50

Most Asian markets have risen again following another positive lead from Wall Street, although traders remain nervous about the global trade outlook with Trump in the White House.

Dow breaks 20 000 barrier after many failed tries

2017-01-25 16:58

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most famous equity index benchmark on Wall Street, has shot above 20 000 points for the first time.

US stocks rise, dollar falls as Trump era begins

2017-01-22 11:17

US stocks picked up while the dollar fell as Donald Trump was officially sworn in as the president of the United States and Barack Obama's term ended.

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