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US stocks rallied to all-time highs, with semiconductor shares leading the charge after President Donald Trump agreed to ease a ban on American companies supplying Chinese tech giant Huawei. Gold, the yen and Treasuries all retreated.
News that US economic growth had smashed expectations in the first quarter of 2019 failed to galvanise markets on Friday, with analysts warning of an economic divergence between the United States and the rest of the world.
Donald Trump’s in trouble and emerging markets may pay the cost, according to some of the world’s largest money managers.
The Dow has finished at its seventh straight record Wednesday with banking shares rallying after the Federal Reserve kept alive the chance of a December interest rate increase.
Asian markets have risen with energy firms providing strong support after a surge in oil prices, while the dollar held gains against the yen.
Tokyo stocks have opened up as European stock markets rose, while the Nasdaq finished at a fresh record and Apple reached a new valuation threshold.
US stocks have finished a bit lower as oil prices retreated and disappointing earnings from Travelers and some other companies offset a strong report from American Express.
Technology shares have led US stocks higher after Netflix surged on strong subscriber growth and Google hit an all-time high as its new Pixel phone garnered positive reviews.
Most Asian markets have fallen following healthy gains at the end of last week, with investors betting the US Federal Reserve will hike interest rates before the end of the year.
Twitter shares have gone into a tailspin as hopes faded for a buyout for the struggling social network.
US equity futures dropped along with European stocks as investors digested the latest developments in the Sino-American confrontation over technology.
US equities climbed on the back of better-than-forecast earnings, while the dollar strengthened and Treasury yields dipped.
President Donald Trump said he doesn’t see a reason for Congress to impeach him as he is doing great job.
Markets have turned lower following a healthy run-up in the week, tracking a sell-off on Wall Street where a plunge in retail giant Macy's fanned concerns about the key US retail sector.
Wall Street stocks have taken news of US President Donald Trump's shock firing of FBI director James Comey in stride, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq finishing with modest gains.
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.
Energy and banking shares have led US stocks higher following strong results from Halliburton and Morgan Stanley and another rise in oil prices, which ended at their highest level this year.
Wall Street stocks have retreated ahead of a trove of key earnings reports and a closely-watched policy decision by the European Central Bank.
Wall Street stocks have finished lower following weak Chinese trade data, with large US banks retreating on the eve of major earnings reports.
US stock-index futures have risen, indicating equities will rebound from a two-day drop, amid positive signs for global growth, as investors await key payrolls data.
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