US stocks hit record on trade truce; oil rallies

2019-07-01 15:57

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.

Stock markets muted despite surging US economy

2019-04-26 21:45

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.

JPMorgan, BlackRock say troubled Trump may hit emerging markets

2018-08-23 22:20

Donald Trump’s in trouble and emerging markets may pay the cost, according to some of the world’s largest money managers.

Dow, S&P 500 end at records as Fed decision lifts bank stocks

2017-09-21 07:29

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.

Asia markets rally as oil prices bounce, global markets ignore Trump's FBI move

2017-05-11 07:56

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, European stocks climb; Nasdaq hits another record

2017-05-10 07:23

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 end lower as Travelers, eBay tumble

2016-10-21 07:42

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.

Netflix boosts tech shares as US stocks rise

2016-10-19 07:31

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 Asia markets down on US rate talk

2016-10-17 07:04

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 plunges as buyout hopes fade

2016-10-07 07:59

Twitter shares have gone into a tailspin as hopes faded for a buyout for the struggling social network.


US stock futures decline as tech tensions grow

2019-05-22 15:17

US equity futures dropped along with European stocks as investors digested the latest developments in the Sino-American confrontation over technology.

US stocks advance on earnings as dollar rallies

2019-04-23 16:11

US equities climbed on the back of better-than-forecast earnings, while the dollar strengthened and Treasury yields dipped.

Trump says he thinks stock market would crash if he's impeached

2018-08-23 20:19

President Donald Trump said he doesn’t see a reason for Congress to impeach him as he is doing great job.

Global markets retreat after upbeat week

2017-05-12 08:00

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.

Global stocks shrug off Trump's sacking of FBI chief

2017-05-11 07:50

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.

'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.

Energy, banking shares lead US stocks higher

2016-10-20 07:29

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.

US stocks retreat ahead of key earnings and ECB move

2016-10-18 07:36

Wall Street stocks have retreated ahead of a trove of key earnings reports and a closely-watched policy decision by the European Central Bank.

US stocks retreat on China data; banks fall

2016-10-14 07:59

Wall Street stocks have finished lower following weak Chinese trade data, with large US banks retreating on the eve of major earnings reports.

US index futures rise on global growth signs

2016-09-01 13:26

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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