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Asia stocks firm as Fed props up rate cut expectations

Asian stocks rose on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month, fuelling appetite for riskier assets and keeping a cap on the dolla...

Asia stocks firm as Fed props up rate cut expectations

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Asia stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed reinforces rate cut expectations Asian stocks gained and the dollar sagged on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official all but cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
03:52 2019-07-19

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
07:13 2019-07-04

Stocks rise on firm rate-cut expectations though trade worries loom A broad index of stocks around the world edged higher on Thursday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest-rate cut, though concerns about global trade tensions capped gains....
21:13 2019-07-11

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-U.S. stocks dip after jobs report tempers rate cut expectations U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
22:26 2019-07-05

Asia stocks edge higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan rate decision ahead The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
03:26 2019-09-19

Asia stocks fall to two-week low as hopes fade for big Fed rate cut, tech stocks drag Asian stocks fell to their lowest levels in two and a half weeks on Tuesday as hopes dwindled for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve at the end of the month, while technology companies were pulled lower by Apple Inc's overnight slump....
06:39 2019-07-09

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
18:39 2019-07-31

Tempered expectations of Fed rate cut sink stocks globally A strong U.S. jobs report that tempered expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month and weak economic data in Germany helped push global stock indices lower on Friday after hitting record highs earlier this week....
20:13 2019-07-05

Asian stocks hobbled by fading expectations for aggressive Fed rate cut Asian stocks struggled to rebound on Tuesday as investors came to terms with sharply reduced expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July....
05:13 2019-07-09

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks gain on rate-cut expectations; FX subdued Emerging-market stocks rose on Tuesday amid expectations some of the world's major central banks would cut interest rates soon, while gains by the dollar weakened developing-world currencies. Central bankers in South Korea and South Africa cut rates last week. The Russian and Turkish central banks a...
11:52 2019-07-23

Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
23:26 2019-06-13

Dollar firms, global stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the euro after a report said the German government was prepared to take on new debt to lift the economy....
00:39 2019-08-17

GLOBAL MARKETS-Tempered expectations of Fed rate cut sink stocks globally A strong U.S. jobs report that tempered expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month and weak economic data in Germany helped push global stock indices lower on Friday after hitting record highs earlier this week....
20:52 2019-07-05

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St notches record highs on Fed rate-cut expectations All three major indexes posted record closing highs on Friday as solid expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season....
23:00 2019-07-12

Stocks in Asia mixed ahead of ECB interest rate decision Shares of Apple suppliers in the region traded higher on Wednesday following the unveiling of the Cupertino-based tech giant's latest products on Tuesday....
04:26 2019-09-11

Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
09:26 2019-07-11

Asia stocks fall as Fed rate cut bets dialed back, Europe to follow Asian stocks hovered around two-and-a-half week lows on Tuesday as expectations waned for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this month, while technology companies retreated on Apple Inc's overnight drop....
09:26 2019-07-09

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors await Fed interest rate decision Investors await the Fed's latest decision on monetary policy, set to be released on Wednesday stateside. The U.S. central bank is widely expected to cut rates by 25 basis points....
06:00 2019-09-18

Asia stocks mostly higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
13:26 2019-09-19

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks fall as Fed rate cut bets dialed back, Europe to follow Asian stocks hovered around two-and-a-half week lows on Tuesday as expectations waned for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this month, while technology companies retreated on Apple Inc's overnight drop....
09:26 2019-07-09

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
05:52 2019-07-11

Stocks in Asia mixed as investors await ECB interest rate decision; Apple suppliers jump Shares of Apple suppliers in Asia traded higher on Wednesday following the unveiling of the Cupertino-based tech giant's latest products on Tuesday....
08:26 2019-09-11

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
05:52 2019-07-11

Asia stocks mostly edge higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
07:13 2019-09-19

Asia stocks fall as investors await Fed rate decision, Hong Kong closes early ahead of typhoon Stocks in Asia slipped on Wednesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's announcement of its decision on interest rates. Meanwhile, markets in Hong Kong closed early as the city braced itself for a tropical storm....
18:39 2019-07-31

Oil rises due to firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday due to expectations that falling prices may lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions....
15:00 2019-08-08

Oil rises more than 2% on firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than 2% on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions....
02:52 2019-08-09

Oil jumps 2.5% due to firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions....
21:00 2019-08-08

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback declined against many major currencies....
00:01 2019-06-04

Oil jumps 1.5% on expectations of Fed rate cut, supply drawdown Oil prices rose for a fourth day on Tuesday on optimism the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years, supporting fuel consumption in the world's biggest oil user....
20:39 2019-07-31

Reined-in rate-cut expectations, Iran tensions hit S&P 500 U.S. stock indexes sloshed between small gains and losses Friday after Microsoft, American Express and other big companies offered up a mixed set of earnings reports...
23:13 2019-07-19

MIDEAST STOCKS-Weighed down by bank stocks, Saudi market dips after U.S. rate cut Saudi Arabian equities declined on Sunday, weighed down by banking shares, in line with major markets on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates, which was followed by rate cuts by most Gulf central banks. "...
23:00 2019-08-04

Asia shares set to decline amid dampened expectations for Fed to slash interest rates Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Monday after a strong jobs report last Friday stateside moderated expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could soon be making a move on interest rates....
02:13 2019-07-08

U.S. job growth surges, July rate cut expectations intact U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
22:52 2019-07-05

Wall Street dips as rate cut expectations relax U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes, following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
22:52 2019-07-05

Asia shares mixed as Chinese food inflation soars, Japan GDP beats expectations China's consumer inflation for the month of July rose at its fastest year-on-year pace since February 2018, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics....
05:39 2019-08-09

Wall Street rises as Fed's Williams cements rate-cut expectations U.S. stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams helped cement expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month....
03:52 2019-07-19

WRAPUP 5-U.S. job growth surges, July rate cut expectations intact U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
22:26 2019-07-05

Trump's tweets threaten Fed's independence, push rate expectations lower: study Interest rate futures traders believe the U.S. Federal Reserve will bow to President Donald Trump's persistent tweets pressuring the central bank to lower interest rates, and this poses a "significant" risk to Fed independence, according to research released on Monday....
23:26 2019-09-23

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls as expectations for hefty Fed cut trimmed Wall Street's main indexes edged lower on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month....
23:26 2019-07-19

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in Southeast Asian technology start-ups....
05:26 2019-06-14

Europe stocks slightly higher after China data meets expectations; Galapagos up 17% European stocks returned to positive territory Monday afternoon, during a choppy session amid worries China's economy is slowing due to a trade war with the U.S....
17:00 2019-07-15

Asia set to trade lower after Fed dampens hopes of more rate cuts Asia stocks were set to trade lower on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dampened hopes of further rate cuts later this year....
02:26 2019-08-01

Asia shares rise on trade war hopes, firm U.S. data; safe havens sold Asian stocks joined global peers and rose on Friday while safe havens such as government bonds and the yen were on the defensive amid hopes for easing U.S.-China trade tensions and as firm U.S. economic data increased risk appetites....
07:13 2019-09-06

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies firm on Fed rate cut signals Latin American currencies rose on Thursday after comments from U.S. Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell boosted the prospects of an interest rate cut this month, with Brazil's markets buoyed by optimism over the government's pension reform. The Brazilian real jumped 0.4%, its fourth straight da...
16:52 2019-07-11

Asia set to trade lower ahead of Australia's interest rate decision Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday, with Wall Street closed on Monday for a holiday. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later on Tuesday....
02:13 2019-09-03

Asia stocks cautious before Fed, oil on defensive Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns stemming from recent Middle East tensions....
08:39 2019-06-18

Asia Pacific markets set to trade mixed as Fed's Powell hints at rate cut ahead Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central bank could be cutting interest rates....
02:00 2019-07-11

Asia stocks climb pre-G20, oil up on U.S.-Iran feud Stock markets in Asia inched higher on Monday on hopes that U.S. and Chinese leaders will be able to get trade talks back on track this week, while oil prices bounced on political tensions between Tehran and Washington....
09:26 2019-06-24

European Stocks Slip After Gains in Asia Declines in technology companies and auto stocks led European bourses lower, as investors remained cautious ahead of a series of central bank meetings this week....
11:26 2019-06-18

Stocks in Asia set to slip after Dow drops for second consecutive day Stocks in Asia were set to slip on Wednesday following a overnight session on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 200 points....
01:52 2019-05-30

Asia stocks tumble, Nikkei falls 2.6% Asia markets traded lower Tuesday morning as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to new American tariffs....
03:13 2019-08-06

Stocks in Asia set to decline following overnight Dow drop Stocks in Asia were poised to decline at the open on Wednesday following overnight declines on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 200 points....
03:13 2019-05-29

Asia stocks capped ahead of Fed, oil on defensive Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns stemming from recent Middle East tensions....
03:00 2019-06-18

Shares in Asia trade higher as European central bank delays rate hike Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday afternoon following positive developments overnight on U.S.-Mexico negotiations, while investors digested recent comments from major central bank chiefs....
07:01 2019-06-07

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares cautious in case Powell closes rate door Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. policy easing this month....
06:13 2019-07-10

Stocks Hold Firm Ahead of ECB Decision Global stocks wavered ahead of expected stimulus from the European Central Bank, though Asian shares got a boost after the White House delayed extra tariffs on Chinese imports....
12:52 2019-09-12

Asia stocks mixed as new US-China tariffs go into effect Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as the latest round of U.S. and China tariffs kicked into effect over the weekend, while investors digested better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing activity....
15:13 2019-09-02

Stocks Muted in Europe, Asia as Crude Slips European markets were subdued, a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high, as investors prepared for quieter trading sessions with the U.S. closed for Independence Day....
14:26 2019-07-04

Stocks in Asia trade cautiously on comments from Fed's Bullard Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday morning amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
03:13 2019-06-04

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump hiked tariffs on Chinese goods last week....
15:13 2019-05-21

Asia stocks welcome trade talks, euro on defensive Asian shares on Wednesday gave a guarded welcome to hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro as investors wagered on a dovish outcome from the European Central Bank's coming policy meeting....
06:13 2019-07-24

Asia stocks mixed as S&P 500 touches record high Stocks in Asia were mixed in Tuesday morning trade. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 touched a record high overnight on Wall Street on the back of a recent pause in tariff escalation between the U.S. and China....
04:00 2019-07-02

Asia stocks cautious on trade talks; euro under pressure Asian shares nudged higher on Wednesday amid hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro as investors wagered on a dovish outcome from the European Central Bank's coming policy meeting....
03:39 2019-07-24

Asia stocks grapple with trade anxiety even as Huawei gets reprieve Asian stocks struggled for traction on Wednesday, as relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about an intensifying trade war between the world's two largest economies....
09:52 2019-05-22

Asia stocks edge up as investors watch Treasury yields Stocks in Asia edged up Wednesday morning following an overnight inversion of a closely watched U.S. Treasury yield curve to its worst level in more than a decade....
02:26 2019-08-28

Asia stocks mostly higher as investors await Powell's testimony Stocks in Asia mostly edged up on Wednesday as investors awaited comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for possible clues on the central bank's next move on interest rates....
11:39 2019-07-10

Asia stocks take comfort in China trade data, yuan fix Asian shares were trying to rally on Thursday as Beijing reported better trade numbers while also limiting the fall in its yuan, offering temporary relief from fears of a global currency war....
06:13 2019-08-08

Asia stocks, bond yields climb as trade war fears ebb Asian stocks rose in step with their global peers while safe-haven bonds retreated on Tuesday, as signs Sino-U.S. trade hostilities might be easing for now helped restore investor confidence after the previous session's rout....
07:39 2019-08-27

Asia stocks sag, bonds rally as trade war fears persist Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as rhetoric from Beijing and Washington over trade matters kept alive investor concerns about the tariff war's impact on global economic growth....
03:39 2019-05-30

Asia stocks mixed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as investors watched yields on longer duration U.S. Treasurys as well as for developments on the U.S.-China trade front....
13:52 2019-08-16

Asia stocks rise as Trump delays tariffs on China U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that increased tariffs on 250 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods that were set to kick in on October 1 have now been delayed to October 15 "as a gesture of good will."...
11:13 2019-09-12

Asia stocks mixed as investors await Australia's GDP data Asia stocks were mixed in Wednesday morning trade as data released overnight showed U.S. factory activity in August contracting for the first time since early 2016....
02:52 2019-09-04

Asia stocks edge up as Trump delays tariffs on China U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that increased tariffs on 250 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods that were set to kick in on October 1 have now been delayed to October 15 "as a gesture of good will."...
07:13 2019-09-12

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as investors await RBA minutes Stocks in Asia were set to trade mixed on Tuesday as investors await the release of minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's July meeting. The People's Bank of China is also set to publish its new loan prime rates under a new mechanism....
01:39 2019-08-20

Asia stocks tumble; Hong Kong and Shenzhen fall 2% Asia markets traded lower Tuesday morning as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it's suspending agricultural product purchases in response to new American tariffs....
04:13 2019-08-06

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to new American tariffs....
10:39 2019-08-06

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes between protesters and riot police over a controversial extradition bill....
03:26 2019-06-13

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Friday, following overnight comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official that led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
01:52 2019-07-19

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, currencies firm up ahead of U.S. Fed outcome Emerging market stocks rose on Wednesday, while developing world currencies broadly firmed against the dollar as investors counted on the U.S. Federal Reserve's outlook later today to match their expectations of lowering U.S. borrowing costs....
12:52 2019-06-19

Asia stocks stay judgment on trade talks, euro pressured Asian shares crept higher on Wednesday as the prospect of fresh Sino-U.S. trade talks drew a guarded welcome, while the euro hit lows on a range of counterparts amid speculation the European Central Bank was near to easing policy....
09:52 2019-07-24

Fears of prolonged trade war put Asia stocks in retreat, bonds rally Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as latest exchanges between Beijing and Washington signaled the heightened risk of a prolonged trade war, stoking investors' concerns about the impact on global economic growth....
05:52 2019-05-30

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
07:52 2019-06-14

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs in an effort to resume trade talks....
02:52 2019-07-01

Fears of prolonged trade war weigh on Asia stocks; bonds rally Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as the latest exchanges between Beijing and Washington signaled the heightened risk of a prolonged trade war, stoking investors' concerns about the impact on global economic growth....
10:39 2019-05-30

Asia stocks set to trade lower as Dow falls below 26,000 amid geopolitical fears Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday following an overnight plunge on Wall Street stateside that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunging more than 350 points....
01:39 2019-08-13

Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyzes pound Global stocks dropped on Tuesday, hurt by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound fell to its lowest since January 2017 amid political uncertainty as Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to stymie lawmakers' efforts to stop a no-deal Brexit....
10:13 2019-09-03

Asia stocks set to open little changed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were poised to open little changed on Thursday as investors continue to watch the yield curve in U.S. Treasurys, which inverted further overnight....
01:39 2019-08-29

Asia stocks struggle for direction as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday following an overnight inversion of a closely watched U.S. Treasury yield curve to its worst level in more than a decade....
12:00 2019-08-28

Asia stocks advance as China debuts new loan prime rates Stocks in Asia mostly traded higher Tuesday afternoon as minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's July meeting were released. The People's Bank of China also published its new loan prime rates under a new mechanism....
07:00 2019-08-20

Asia stocks mostly decline with US-China trade talks set to resume this week Stocks in Asia mostly slipped on Monday as investors awaited the resumption of U.S.-China negotiations this week amid low expectations for a major breakthrough....
18:39 2019-07-31

Asia stocks mixed as China debuts new loan prime rates Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, as the People's Bank of China published its new loan prime rates which would result in cheaper borrowing costs for companies....
16:13 2019-08-20

Asia stocks set to trade lower as Hong Kong crisis grows Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Hong Kong authorities will attempt to restart flights at the airport after operations were crippled on Monday due to protests....
02:26 2019-08-13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks welcome trade talks, euro on defensive Asian shares on Wednesday gave a guarded welcome to hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro as investors wagered on a dovish outcome from the European Central Bank's coming policy meeting....
05:26 2019-07-24

Asia stocks subdued as trade worries weigh on investor sentiment Markets in Asia traded cautiously on Wednesday morning despite the S&P 500 touching a new record overnight stateside, with global trade concerns weighing on investor sentiment....
02:26 2019-07-03

Asia Pacific stocks advance as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific advanced on Thursday as investors awaited the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
19:26 2019-06-27

Asia stocks edge lower as investors watch for G-20 summit developments Stocks in Asia Pacific dipped in Friday morning trade as investors watched for developments from the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, where U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet amid the ongoing trade standoff....
04:52 2019-06-28

Stocks in Asia trade higher following muted session on Wall Street Shares of Apple suppliers in the region traded higher on Wednesday following the unveiling of the Cupertino-based tech giant's latest products on Tuesday....
04:00 2019-09-11

Asia stocks jump higher as Trump delays tariffs on China U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that increased tariffs on 250 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods that were set to kick in on October 1 have now been delayed to October 15 "as a gesture of good will."...
03:13 2019-09-12

Stocks in Asia trade lower; US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded lower on Monday morning as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to linger after the latter shot down an American surveillance drone....
02:26 2019-06-24

Asia stocks mixed as investors await clues from RBA meeting minutes Investors will watch for the release of the Reserve Bank of Australia's meeting minutes, for clues on the next monetary policy move by the central bank after it cut its cash rate to a new record low in July....
03:13 2019-07-16

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil prices dipped as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns....
09:13 2019-06-18

Asia stocks fragile as trade anxiety overshadows Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade frictions between the world's two largest economies....
05:26 2019-05-22

Global Stocks Gain on Hopes for Rate Cut Global stocks rose in early trade as investors welcomed comments from a Federal Reserve official that seemed to strengthen the case for an interest-rate cut....
11:26 2019-07-19

Stocks Push Higher as Fed Hints at Possible Rate Cut Major indexes rose, with the Dow climbing more than 400 points, as Fed officials hinted the central bank could lower interest rates if the economy slows....
21:39 2019-06-04

Stocks gain on Fed rate cut optimism; oil drops A gauge of global stocks advanced on Thursday, erasing declines on a late rally after comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve policymaker heightened expectations for a rate cut, while oil prices dropped on forecasts of rising output....
03:52 2019-07-19

Stocks surge after Fed signals probable rate cut Wall Street just got a shot in the arm from the Federal Reserve. Stocks notched fresh highs — with the S&P briefly topping 3,000 for the first time ever — after the Fed signaled it’s poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, citing worries over trade tensions and......
03:52 2019-07-11

Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic powerhouses....
10:13 2019-09-20

Asia stocks rise amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington for now, amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
03:52 2019-08-30

CORRECTED-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks welcome trade talks, euro on defensive Asian shares on Wednesday gave a guarded welcome to hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro as investors wagered on a dovish outcome from the European Central Bank's coming policy meeting....
11:00 2019-07-24

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world's two largest economies would reach a settlement soon....
10:13 2019-05-24

Asia stocks gain as China rates tweak lifts investor mood Asian stocks tracked the Wall Street rally on Monday and found an extra tailwind from a move by China's central bank to change the way a key interest rate benchmark is set, seen by analysts as reducing borrowing costs for companies....
07:39 2019-08-19

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks cautious on trade talks; euro under pressure Asian shares nudged higher on Wednesday amid hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro as investors wagered on a dovish outcome from the European Central Bank's coming policy meeting....
05:26 2019-07-24

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sunk as Trump fires new trade salvo Asian shares extended a month-long slide and sovereign bonds surged on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up trade tensions globally by suddenly slapping tariffs on all goods from Mexico, sending the peso tumbling....
07:39 2019-05-31

Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors look ahead to jobs report stateside Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower at the open on Friday ahead of the release of the U.S. jobs report, which could provide clues about future Fed actions....
02:26 2019-07-05

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes more than 8% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
09:39 2019-09-16

Asia stocks at six-month lows, yuan slumps as investors flee to safety Asian shares suffered their steepest daily drop in 10 months on Monday, as Sino-U.S. trade friction sent the yuan slumping to a more than decade trough and stampeded investors into safe harbors including the yen, bonds and gold....
10:26 2019-08-05

Asia stocks trade lower as bond markets signal recession warning Shares in Asia traded lower Thursday morning after the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted overnight, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. economy....
03:00 2019-08-15

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows through one of the world's main sea lanes....
03:26 2019-06-14

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
10:52 2019-07-18

Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as soon as its next meeting....
23:26 2019-06-20

US STOCKS-Futures push higher on rate cut optimism U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Friday, with Wall Street looking set to extend this week's strong run after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's dovish remarks boosted bets of an interest rate cut this month....
14:00 2019-07-12

US STOCKS-Futures advance on growing hopes of a rate cut U.S. stock index futures pointed to further gains on Wednesday, after the indexes racked up their biggest one-day gains in five months in the prior session, fueled by rising hopes the Federal Reserve would cut rates to counter any hit from spiraling trade tensions between the United States and its p...
14:13 2019-06-05

Stocks up, dollar, bond yields down on Fed rate cut signal World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was likely to cut interest rates next month, and the dollar and benchmark bond yields fell to multi-year lows....
11:39 2019-06-20

Global Stocks Fall as Prospects of Fed Rate Cut Recede U.S. stock futures followed Asian markets lower amid investors’ doubts that the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates as much and as quickly as expected....
14:26 2019-07-08

Japan stocks end higher, supported by U.S. rate cut hopes Japanese stocks rose on Thursday, tracking Wall Street's gains on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will start cutting interest rates after the latest data signalled a slowdown in the U.S. economy....
11:26 2019-07-04

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks at 6-mth lows, yuan slumps as investors flee to safety Asian shares suffered their steepest daily drop in 10 months on Monday, as Sino-U.S. trade friction sent the yuan slumping to a more than decade trough and stampeded investors into safe harbours including the yen, bonds and gold....
10:00 2019-08-05

Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc....
04:39 2019-05-27

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
08:52 2019-06-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks wobble as trade fears overshadow Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade frictions between the world's two largest economies....
04:52 2019-05-22

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to attend the G-20 meeting....
02:26 2019-06-11

Asia stocks set to trade lower; Shanghai to launch Nasdaq-style tech board Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Monday, while investors await the launch of a Nasdaq-style technology board on the Shanghai Stock Exchange....
01:52 2019-07-22

Sri Lanka stocks gain, rupee steady on hope of rate cut Sri Lankan shares rose on Wednesday while the rupee closed steady on hope of a rate cut by the central bank later this week, market sources said. ** The central bank is widely expected to cut its key interest rates at a meeting on Friday, a Reuters poll showed, to support the economy after tourism a...
14:39 2019-05-29

Global stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July....
05:13 2019-07-09

Stocks rally again on expected Fed rate cuts; euro on defensive Asian stocks advanced on Thursday, tracking sharp gains on Wall Street as recent data from multiple sectors pointed to slowing economic growth in the United States, bolstering the prospect of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve....
03:39 2019-07-04

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500, Dow hit record high at open on hopes of rate cut The S&P 500 and Dow indexes hit a record high at the open on Friday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's dovish remarks this week boosted bets of an interest rate cut this month....
17:00 2019-07-12

Stocks Fall as Powell Signals Patience on Rate Cuts Major U.S. stock indexes slid after the Federal Reserve showed caution on future interest-rate cuts shortly after the central bank eased rates for the first time in a decade....
22:52 2019-07-31

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf shares dip as Fed hints no further rate cuts Major Gulf stock markets fell on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 25 basis points but, significantly, signalled the move may not mark the beginning of a long easing cycle. Markets had been looking for the Fed to signal more cuts wer...
16:39 2019-08-01

ECB, Fed rate cut hopes lift global stocks, sterling sags Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European Union....
10:39 2019-07-23

Fed rate cut hopes, Microsoft lift stocks; dollar bounces A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday as investors expect an aggressively dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting and as early returns on earnings season have been better than anticipated....
17:52 2019-07-19

Global stocks down as big rate cut hopes fade, dollar rises A gauge of global stocks declined after early gains dissipated on Friday as expectations for a strongly dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting were dialed back, pushing the dollar higher....
00:00 2019-07-20

US STOCKS-Futures slip as aggressive rate cut hopes wane U.S. stock futures fell on Monday, as investors scaled back bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month following a solid June jobs report....
15:26 2019-07-08

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower as U.S. rate cut hopes fade Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday, as investors scaled back expectations for a hefty rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve....
15:26 2019-07-08

Fed rate-cut signal sends stocks up, bond yields and dollar down World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was likely to cut interest rates next month. The dollar fell and benchmark bond yields dropped to multi-year lows....
14:13 2019-06-20

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St gains ground on rate cut hopes The benchmark S&P 500 closed higher on Wednesday after briefly crossing the 3,000-point mark for the first time following dovish remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell boosting the case for an interest rate cut this month....
00:13 2019-07-11

Oil rises as U.S. crude stocks fall, market awaits U.S. Fed rate cut Oil prices rose for a fifth day on Wednesday, supported by a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. inventories and investor expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will lower borrowing costs for the first time in more than a decade....
19:39 2019-07-31

Dow, U.S. stocks hit record highs on rate cut hopes ahead of July 4th The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished at record highs on Wednesday, boosted by thin trading and the prospect of three dovish central bank nominees.       ...
00:26 2019-07-04

Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated lower U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve meets next week on the back of poor jobs data....
15:01 2019-06-10

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks traded mixed Wednesday as the People's Bank of China set its daily yuan midpoint at 6.9996 per dollar, which was slightly weaker than expected....
04:39 2019-08-07

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyses pound Global stocks faced headwinds on Tuesday, stymied by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound flirted with 2 1/2-year lows as Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated he could call an election to block lawmakers' efforts to avert a no-deal Brexit....
07:52 2019-09-03

US STOCKS-Futures higher on gains in energy shares, rate cut hopes U.S. stock index futures ticked higher on Thursday after two days of weakness, as energy shares gained on rising oil prices and investors remained hopeful of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
15:00 2019-06-13

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open higher on rate cut optimism Wall Street looked set to open higher on Friday, putting the three indexes on track to extend this week's strong run fueled by rising expectations of an interest rate cut this month....
17:00 2019-07-12

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips as oil prices tumble, BoC rate decision awaited Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, as weak oil prices dragged down energy shares, while investors awaited an interest rate decision from the Bank of Canada....
16:39 2019-05-29

Global stocks gain, dollar weakens after Fed signals possible rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets strengthened on Wednesday, bolstered by gains on Wall Street, and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts over the rest of this year....
02:52 2019-06-20

Stocks rally, bond yields plunge as Fed fuels rate cut hopes A gauge of global stock markets rose on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
07:00 2019-06-20

Dow, stocks jump on hopes of an interest rate cut after weak jobs report The Dow jumped in midday trading after weaker-than-expected hiring in May appeared to increase the odds the Fed will have to cut interest rates soon.        ...
18:52 2019-06-07

Global stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters Asian shares, European and U.S. stock futures rose on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as global investors hoped for lower U.S. interest rates on the back of lackluster jobs data....
11:13 2019-06-10

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift sentiment, cyclical stocks Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday morning thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut in a boost to riskier assets....
07:00 2019-06-05

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July. U.S. equities resumed...
03:13 2019-07-09

Dollar jumps, stocks fall after Fed rate outlook; pound stalls The dollar index hit a more than 2-year high and stocks tumbled after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday's 25-basis-point rate cut was not the same as the beginning of a lengthy easing cycle....
23:26 2019-07-31

Global stocks jump; dollar and yields fall after Fed rate-cut signal World stock markets gained on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield fell below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as soon as its next meeting....
20:13 2019-06-20

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street gains as investors eye rate cuts The S&P 500 ended higher on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon this week....
22:26 2019-07-22

Stocks cheer trade reprieve, bonds reconsider rate cuts Stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, leading investors to pare wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks....
13:26 2019-07-01

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at record high on rising rate cut hopes The S&P 500 index hit a record high at the open on Wednesday, boosted by healthcare stocks, as bets of an interest rate cut were spurred by fears of a slowing global economy due to simmering trade tensions....
16:52 2019-07-03

Wall Street stocks climb, dollar drops on rate-cut optimism U.S. stocks edged higher and the dollar fell as hopes rose for an imminent interest-rate cut, while oil futures were little changed as supply worries triggered by a tropical storm were offset by signs of a global surplus for several months....
20:52 2019-07-12

Global stocks rally on U.S. rate-cut hopes, bond yields rise Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday and U.S. stocks registered their biggest one-day gains in five months as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell seemed to open the door to the possibility of a rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose....
23:26 2019-06-04

Stocks jump on trade reprieve, bonds reconsider rate cuts Stocks rallied and bonds retreated in Asia on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, leading investors to pare wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks....
08:52 2019-07-01

US STOCKS-Microsoft brightens Wall St mood as rate cut hopes rise U.S. stock futures inched higher on Friday as strong results for Microsoft's cloud business fed into a bullish mood following signs from New York Fed President John Williams that the U.S. central bank was set to cut interest rates this month....
14:13 2019-07-19

Global stocks gain, yields lower after Fed signals possible rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets added to gains on Wednesday and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the U.S. dollar fell after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year....
21:26 2019-06-19

Stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed chief shores up rate cut prospects World stocks rose, global bond yields fell and the dollar weakened after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations the Fed would cut U.S. interest rates soon....
12:39 2019-07-11

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
08:52 2019-06-14

Global stocks climb, short-dated Treasury yields dip on bets for U.S. rate cut Major world stock markets rose and short-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates and help boost a sluggish global economy....
23:01 2019-06-05

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
01:00 2019-06-21

Stocks slide after strong jobs report diminishes hopes for Fed rate cut this month Mark Lennihan/AP Stocks fell on Friday after the strong jobs report lowered expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve this month. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite had rallied to all-time highs on Wednesday. The financials sector of the S&P 500 w...
12:39 2019-07-06

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises, helped by rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and on optimism the United States and Mexico would reach a agreement and avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
22:52 2019-06-05

Stocks climb, dollar drops as Fed chair remarks boost rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
20:00 2019-07-10

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher after Microsoft's beat, rate cut euphoria U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday as solid results from Microsoft lifted technology shares and added to market optimism after New York Fed President John Williams boosted hopes that the central bank was set to cut interest rates this month....
15:52 2019-07-19

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
18:39 2019-06-04

REFILE-US STOCKS-Microsoft brightens Wall St mood as rate cut hopes rise U.S. stock futures inched higher on Friday as strong results for Microsoft's cloud business fed into a bullish mood following signs from New York Fed President John Williams that the U.S. central bank was set to cut interest rates this month....
14:52 2019-07-19

Stocks target best week since April on rate-cut hopes; U.S. jobs data awaits European shares climbed on Friday as hopes that central banks would loosen policy offset trade friction and the threat of global recession, putting them on track for their best week in two months....
14:52 2019-06-07

Stocks near new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
19:39 2019-06-20

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends up sharply on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
22:26 2019-06-07

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower ahead of BoC rate decision, Powell testimony Canada's main stock index futures edged lower on Wednesday ahead of Bank of Canada's interest rate decision and U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's congressional testimony....
13:52 2019-07-10

Hopes of ECB, Fed rate cuts boost global stocks, British pound sags Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European Union....
07:52 2019-07-23

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cuts U.S. stocks surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year....
22:26 2019-06-18

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St stocks climb, dollar drops on rate-cut optimism * Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates after U.S. market open, adds commentary, changes byline, previous dateline LONDON)...
19:52 2019-07-12

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
03:39 2019-06-05

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, currencies fall as Fed rate-cut outlook scaled back Emerging-market assets fell on Monday as expectations dwindled for an aggressive interest-rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, while the introduction in China of a Nasdaq-styled index pulled investment away from existing indices....
12:00 2019-07-22

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair boosts rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
00:52 2019-07-11

Global stocks jump, yields and dollar fall, as U.S. data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while hints of progress in Washington's trade fights added to equity market optimism....
00:00 2019-06-08

Stocks to rise as rate cuts beat back trade worries for now: Reuters poll World stocks will keep rising over the coming year, according to the latest Reuters polls of strategists, but wild gyrations are likely in the lift from expected central bank policy easing and drag from developments in the U.S.-China trade war....
08:00 2019-08-29

U.S. stocks trade lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against rate cut hopes The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
21:52 2019-07-05

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as Apple slips, hopes of sharp rate cut fade U.S. stocks fell at the open on Monday as Apple Inc shares dropped and investors scaled back bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month following a solid June jobs report....
16:52 2019-07-08

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks jump, yields and dollar fall, as U.S. data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while hints of progress in Washington's trade fights added to equity market optimism....
10:26 2019-06-08

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher after Powell's remarks boost rate cut hopes U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as hopes of an interest rate cut later this month were boosted by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comment that the central bank would "act as appropriate" to sustain record U.S. growth....
15:52 2019-07-10

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies as stocks surge; growth risks, rate cut bets lend support Gold steadied on Wednesday, paring earlier gains as a rally in equities reduced the attraction of the non-yielding metal, while global growth concerns and prospects for dovish monetary policy kept bullion supported....
21:00 2019-07-03

Marvel is auctioning props from its Netflix shows The Netflix era of Marvel TV shows has drawn to a close, but that doesn't mean you'll have to walk away from it empty-handed... in fact, you might just own a piece of the shows themselves. Marvel and Prop Store are auctioning off props and costumes f......
22:52 2019-07-09

U.S. stocks close lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against interest rate cuts U.S. markets came off all-time highs on Friday as investors interpreted strong employment data as an argument against their much hoped-for interest rate cuts. All three indices closed Friday in the re......
03:13 2019-07-06

Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors await Chinese trade data Investors will be looking out for the release of Chinese trade data for June to assess the impact of Beijing's ongoing trade war with Washington....
02:13 2019-07-12

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
02:00 2019-07-17

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijing....
04:26 2019-08-08

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bolstered by investor relief following a U.S. decision to hold off import tariffs on Mexico....
10:13 2019-06-11

Marvel is auctioning off props from cancelled Netflix shows Bad luck for a trio of Marvel TV shows is good news for rabid memorabilia collectors. Marvel and Prop Store are auctioning off over 850 authentic props from ill-fated Netflix shows including “Daredevil”, “Luke Cage,” and “Iron Fist”. The auction includes costumes,...
18:00 2019-07-10

Japanese shares inch up, weaker yen props up exporters Japanese shares inched up on Tuesday as a weaker yen propped up exporters, although negative factors including the U.S.-China trade war and Brexit concerns curbed market gains....
07:52 2019-09-03

Rare props from ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Batman’ and other classics up for auction Calling all film geeks. Rare and iconic memorabilia from some of history’s most celebrated movies — including the sword Mel Gibson wielded in “Braveheart” and the complete suit from 1989’s “Batman” — are going up for auction. Prop Store is putting 900 ...
08:13 2019-08-21

Guns As Props As Suspended BJP Lawmaker Dances At House Party In Video A BJP lawmaker in Uttarakhand, who was suspended by his party last month, dances with abandon to a Hindi song as he holds guns in both his hands, in a video that has been widely shared on social......
12:00 2019-07-10

James Holzhauer wins 23rd ‘Jeopardy!’ game, props from Ken Jennings James Holzhauer extended his “Jeopardy!” winning streak to 23 consecutive games Monday, banking $89,229 for a grand total of $1,780,237. The University of Illinois grad (“I attended class as little as necessary”) pulled off his latest win as the enduring game show returned fr...
18:26 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
03:26 2019-06-20

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on Fed rate cut hopes, energy gains Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, buoyed by rising bets of a U.S. interest rate cut this month and gains in energy stocks due to higher crude prices....
17:52 2019-07-19

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, thoughtful and technologically adept....
15:39 2019-05-21

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the region; those that didn’t leave are settling into a more mature industry, but they are a long way from being able to relax....
15:39 2019-05-21

Brazil currency, interest rate futures drop on Copom rate-cut decision Brazil's currency and interest rate futures opened lower on Thursday, a day after the central bank kicked off an easing cycle with a sharper rate cut than most economists expected, while stocks rallied on the outlook for more stimulus ahead....
16:39 2019-08-01

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

RBA interest rate decision: Reserve Bank keeps Australian cash rate on hold – as it happened Sales fall 0.1% in July, pointing to weaker GDP numbers. This blog has now closed 8.15am BST It’s been a strange day on the markets with very little movement. But the ASX200 has closed the day down 6 points, or 0.09%, at 6,573.4.In Tokyo the Nikkei has closed up 5 points, or 0.02%, at 20,265. 6.59am...
10:13 2019-09-03

RBA interest rate decision: Reserve Bank keeps Australian cash rate on hold – business live Sales fell 0.1% in July, pointing to weaker GDP numbers tomorrow. Follow here for all the developments after Australian interest rates kept on hold 6.59am BST It’s been quiet on the markets but busy with Australia’s central bank keeping rates on hold at 1% despite loud calls for more cuts amid the e...
09:00 2019-09-03

Canada Jobless Rate Increase Fuels Rate Cut Talk Canada’s unemployment rate rose in July as the economy unexpectedly shed jobs for a second straight month, fueling speculation over a possible Bank of Canada rate cut later this year....
20:00 2019-08-09

SBI To Link Floating Rate Loans With Repo Rate From October 1 SBI floating rates: State Bank of India (SBI) said the change will impact floating rate loans for small businesses, home and retail loans. SBI also said it voluntarily extended the external......
12:13 2019-09-23

UPDATE 1-JPMorgan lowers benchmark interest rate following Fed rate cut JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest U.S. bank by assets, lowered its prime rate for the first time in more than a decade on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
21:26 2019-07-31

JPMorgan lowers benchmark interest rate following Fed rate cut The largest U.S. bank by assets, JPMorgan Chase & Co, lowered its prime rate, a benchmark for a wide range of consumer and commercial loans, for the first time in more than a decade on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
21:26 2019-07-31

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as rising oil prices boost energy stocks Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Tuesday, as higher oil prices aided the energy sector, in the backdrop of optimism in global financial markets over signs of stimulus in the Chinese economy....
16:26 2019-06-11

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as gold powers gains in material stocks Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Monday led by materials companies as gold prices hit a more than one-week peak and trade tensions between the United States and China boosted appetite for safe-heaven assets....
16:39 2019-05-27

CANADA STOCKS-TSX eyes sixth day of gains on boost from mining stocks Mining stocks drove Canada's main stock index to a seven-week high on Thursday as gold prices surged following a more dovish than expected stance from the U.S. Federal Reserve....
16:52 2019-06-20

CANADA STOCKS-TSX heads lower as gold dip hits materials stocks Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as falling gold prices dragged down materials stocks and a strong rebound in U.S. job growth in June drove investors to pare bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
20:52 2019-07-05

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher as technology stocks gain U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, lifted by technology stocks, extending a rally from the prior session that was powered by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comments that bolstered the case for an interest rate cut this month....
16:52 2019-07-11

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-U.S. stocks end lower on concerns about bank earnings, trade Wall Street stocks edged lower on Tuesday as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening profits, while comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on trade also weighed on investor sentiment....
22:52 2019-07-16

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens slightly lower as energy stocks drag Canada's main stock index opened slightly lower on Thursday, dragged down by shares of energy stocks as oil prices eased and material stocks took a hit from a dip in gold prices....
21:13 2019-07-04

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX rise; Argentine stocks scale record high Latin American stocks and currencies surged on Tuesday with a dovish boost from the European Central Bank and positive headlines from the U.S.-China trade tensions boosting sentiment. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks jumped 2%, while its index of regional currencies rose for the first time ...
22:26 2019-06-18

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as Broadcom warning hits tech stocks U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, weighed down by technology stocks, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Donald Trump's trade war crystallized in slashed sales forecast from chipmaker Broadcom....
17:52 2019-06-14

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks pressured by banks, Industries Qatar lifts Doha Saudi shares ended lower on Sunday, hit by weakness in banking stocks, while the Qatari index snapped a three-day losing streak as Industries Qatar's rebounded after steep declines on its first-half results. The Saudi index eased by 0.3%, with Saudi British Bank dropping about 1.3% and Samba Fin...
16:26 2019-08-18

Death rate for black infants more than double rate for white infants A National Vital Statistics report published Thursday shows declines in infant death rates since 1995 continue, but the rate of decline has slowed in recent years -- and in some areas it has gone up....
12:00 2019-08-01

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls at open as energy stocks drop Canada's main stock index opened lower on Tuesday, weighed down by energy shares and miner Turquoise Hill Resources that fell after reporting second-quarter production numbers....
16:52 2019-07-16

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St climbs as energy stocks advance U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on supply disruption concerns following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
22:13 2019-06-13

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as energy stocks drag Canada's main stock index fell at the open on Tuesday, following two straight sessions of gains, as energy shares mirrored a drop in oil prices on persisting concerns over demand....
16:13 2019-08-20

European stocks lower on geopolitical tensions; oil and gas stocks jump 3% European stocks traded lower Monday morning as investors digested an escalation of tensions in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi oil production....
09:39 2019-09-16

CANADA STOCKS-Material, healthcare stocks pull TSX higher Canada's main stock index rose on Monday boosted by the healthcare sector and material stocks as gold prices hit a more than one-week peak and U.S.-China trade tensions curbed risk appetite....
16:39 2019-05-27

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges lower as oil, weed stocks drag Canada's main stock exchange edged lower on Thursday, failing to get a boost from a rally in global stock markets as a drop in oil prices hit energy stocks and weed stocks declined....
21:13 2019-07-04

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as energy stocks gain Canada's main stock index opened higher on Wednesday on gains in energy shares, but those of the world's largest marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corp sank after its co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the company....
16:52 2019-07-03

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides as energy stocks hit by oil price slump Canada's main stock index dropped for a second day on Thursday, as prices of crude, one of the country's major exports, tumbled and pressured energy stocks....
17:26 2019-05-23

CANADA STOCKS-TSX higher on gains in defensive stocks Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday led by gains in defensive shares, while those of the world's largest weed producer Canopy Growth slipped after its co-chief executive officer said he was fired from the company....
16:52 2019-07-03

‘Toy Story 4’ opens below expectations with $118 million NEW YORK (AP) — “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film’s below-expectations debut didn’t quell continuing concerns about a rocky summer movie season. The “T...
20:39 2019-06-23

‘Toy Story 4’ opens big but below expectations with $118M Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life after a three-week sequels slump, but its $118 million debut came in below industry expectations...
03:26 2019-06-24

IBM Q2 top expectations, but company says it'll outline Red Hat strategy Aug. 2 If you were looking for color on IBM's purchase of Red Hat you'll just have to wait. For the second quarter, IBM topped bottom line expectations with sales down 4.2%....
23:00 2019-07-17

The N.F.L.’s First Weekend Upended Preseason Expectations Baltimore’s Lamar Jackson, assumed to be a runner, emerged as a productive passer, and the Cleveland Browns, forecast as a contender, proved hapless....
18:00 2019-09-09

TJX quarterly same-store sales top expectations TJX Cos Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday, as the off-price retailer's steep discounts brought more shoppers to its Marshalls and HomeGoods stores....
15:52 2019-05-21

Inaugural Nations League surpasses most expectations PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The Estádio do Dragão was still filled as Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates congratulated each other and waited for the trophy presentation after Portugal won the UEFA Nations League title. When Ronaldo lifted the trophy, the crowd erupted in cheers. Confetti and fireworks w...
12:13 2019-06-10

Oil rises for fifth day on expectations of extended output cuts Oil futures rose for a fifth day, rising to their highest in almost six weeks, on optimism that OPEC and other producing countries may agree to extend output cuts to support prices....
12:39 2019-09-10

Jets’ protection of Sam Darnold lives up to low expectations The Jets offensive line took its first game snaps with all five starters together Sunday afternoon. It showed. The revamped unit had a tough time giving Sam Darnold enough protection to throw the ball, allowing four sacks and nine quarterback hits in a 17-16 loss to the Bills at MetLife Stadium. “I ...
11:39 2019-09-09

Oil jumps on expectations that producers may cut supply after slump Oil futures jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday, recovering half of the nearly 5% losses in the previous session, on expectations that lower prices may lead to production cuts....
07:26 2019-08-08

US adds 130,000 jobs August, dropping below expectations Hiring slowed amid trade war as economists expected to add about 160,000 jobs while unemployment rate remained at 3.7%Hiring slowed in the US in August as employers added a lackluster 130,00 new jobs, strengthening arguments that Donald Trump’s trade wars are beginning to hit the US economy.Economis...
01:39 2019-09-07

It’s time for the Islanders to meet their raised expectations Think about this: Since the Islanders’ new owners took control just over three years ago, they have amicably parted ways with an embedded, complacent and unsuccessful front office; filled the void by hiring one of the most successful executives in New York-area sports history; hired a coach just mon...
03:26 2019-07-14

How to make cloud expectations meet reality Digital transformation has well and truly become a requirement for businesses to thrive and the cloud is a key enabler for meeting this, delivering scalability, reducing costs, and laying the foundation for innovation. Yet the complexity that comes with migrating to the cloud means the reality is fa...
18:52 2019-07-03

Trey Gowdy on Mueller testimony: 'Set low expectations' As Special Counsel Robert Mueller is set to testify this month on his Russia investigation report, former congressman Trey Gowdy has something to say to Republicans who will be asking questions during the hearings....
10:39 2019-07-02

GM: Expectations 'growing' for talent-laden Nets In the wake of an eventful free-agency period that saw the Nets add Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, GM Sean Marks spoke to the need to "stand true to who we have been for three years."...
02:39 2019-07-10

Expectations for Disney’s new streaming platform should be tempered There are high expectations for — and a lot of hoopla surrounding — Disney’s upcoming streaming service Disney+, which is scheduled to launch in November. The grand reception could be completely warranted, but I’d like to throw in an ounce of healthy skepticism. Disney has a great library of movies,...
21:26 2019-09-01

iPhone 11 price and release date: our expectations Every year, by the time summer rolls around, we already being flooded with leaks about the upcoming iPhone models. This year is no exception, as we already know about the controversial camera bump redesign that’s going to define the new iPhones, the removal of 3D Touch, and (possibly) the introducti...
11:52 2019-06-19

From breakups to makeups: NBA reunions that defied expectations These stars said, "We are never ever, ever getting back together," but it turns out time heals all wounds, as it did for Dwight Howard and the Lakers....
05:13 2019-08-24

Illumina plunges after slashing revenue expectations Illumina said it now expects revenue to grow about 6% this fiscal year. That's far below its previous projection for about 13% to 14% revenue growth in fiscal 2019....
01:39 2019-07-12

American Airlines Raises Revenue Expectations American Airlines raised its unit revenue expectations for the second quarter due to fuller flights and said it will take a roughly $185 million profit hit related to the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX fleet....
17:13 2019-07-10

Expectations low for Trump-Xi talks, preparations limited With under three weeks to go before proposed talks between the Chinese and U.S. leaders, expectations for progress toward ending the trade war are low and sources say there has been little preparation for a meeting even as the health of the world economy is at stake....
08:00 2019-06-12

Women's World Cup 2019: what are your hopes and expectations? The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away. How will your country fare? Host nation France kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Friday as they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes. They are one of several sides fancying their chances of lifting the trophy on 7 July. US...
15:26 2019-06-03

Why Yankees are lowering Luis Severino expectations SEATTLE — Expecting all the big Yankees names to make it back from the injured list and be in position to contribute in the postseason might be a little too optimistic at this point. Nevertheless, pitchers Luis Severino and Dellin Betances are taking small but important steps in Tampa, where they ar...
11:39 2019-08-28

AB InBev's Asian Unit Damps IPO Price Expectations Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Asian unit has guided investors to expect its IPO to price in the lower half of a previously indicated range, though that would still make it the world’s largest stock-market debut this year....
12:26 2019-07-11

Avon Products quarterly revenue misses expectations Avon products Inc missed quarterly revenue estimates on Thursday, hurt by lower demand for its beauty products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa....
13:13 2019-08-01

Sebastian Vettel adjusting to lower expectations at Singapore GP • German would be grateful for error-free run in Ferrari• Lewis Hamilton the fastest in second practice sessionFor the last two meetings of the Singapore Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel had strong hopes of victory. On both occasions he was still in the championship fight with Lewis Hamilton. Both times...
22:52 2019-09-20

Sabres’ Skinner tells AP he welcomes higher expectations BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner tells The Associated Press he is grateful for the faith the Buffalo Sabres showed in making him their second highest-paid player and welcomes the increased expectations that come with his newly signed eight-year, $72 million contract. Skinner says it’s his job...
00:00 2019-06-09

Doom Eternal interview — aiming to surpass expectations Doom Eternal is one of the more exciting sequels in delevopment. The Doom reboot of 2016 shocked a lot of people, including me, with its quality. Doom seemed like old news. Now it’s maybe the best single-player first-person shooter series out there. Eternal is coming out for PlayStation 4, Xbo...
07:39 2019-06-10

New customer expectations are rewriting the digital transformation playbook Customers expect constant innovation. We are now entering an era where a company’s ability to provide innovative experiences is as important as the quality of its products. New 2019 research found that 84% of customers now consider these factors equally when deciding who to buy from....
18:52 2019-06-12

How Rangers, fans should manage Kaapo Kakko expectations Kaapo Kakko went No. 2 in the 2019 NHL Draft and wears No. 24 on his back, but 18 is the number the Rangers and their delirious fan base should never forget. That is his age. By every account and through every eye test, the Blueshirts have themselves a special young man and an especially......
08:00 2019-06-22

Best Buy first-quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations Best Buy's first-quarter earnings have beat Wall Street expectations. Net income was 98 cents per share.        ...
17:52 2019-05-23

WSL kicks off amid high expectations with Manchester derby "The ninth edition of the FA Women\u0027s Super League kicks off this weekend with a blockbuster programme, including a Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium, and amid high expectations after record numbers watched England at the World Cup."...
09:39 2019-09-07

April existing home sales down 0.4%, miss expectations CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new numbers showing existing home sales for the month of April were down 0.4 percent, vs. an expected gain of 2.7 percent....
16:39 2019-05-21

Daimler cuts profit expectations on diesel issues Daimler has cut its earnings outlook for this year after lifting provisions for issues related to diesel vehicles by "a high three-digit million euro amount", the carmaker said on Sunday....
20:26 2019-06-23

Inflation Expectations Ease in August, New York Fed Survey Says Amid signs overall inflation may be moving higher, inflation expectations headed the other way in August, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Survey of Consumer Expectations...
00:52 2019-09-10

U.S. corn plantings top expectations despite floods; prices sink U.S. farmers planted more corn than expected despite heavy rains and flooding that market watchers had said kept farmers out of the fields for much of the spring, the U.S. government said on Friday....
20:52 2019-06-28

Dow futures rise on expectations for the Fed to lower rates this month U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Wednesday as investors bet on a potential rate cut from the Federal Reserve later this month after the release of weaker-than-expected economic data....
15:26 2019-07-03

Joe Biden’s Campaign Downplays Expectations for Iowa and New Hampshire Advisers to Democratic front-runner Joe Biden are lowering expectations for his prospects in Iowa and New Hampshire, telling reporters Tuesday that the campaign does not have to win the key early nominating contests and is focused on Super Tuesday states that cast ballots in March and beyond. The co...
06:13 2019-09-04

Existing home sales for June down 1.7%, missing expectations CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new existing home sales for the month of June, which were expected to decrease by 0.6 percent, but dropped 1.7 percent....
18:26 2019-07-23

Stitch Fix spikes after beating earnings and revenue expectations Shares of Stitch Fix soared 26% in after-market trading Wednesday after the online personal styling company reported it beat earnings and sales expectations in the fiscal third quarter of 2019....
00:26 2019-06-06

Daimler warns of second-quarter profit significantly below expectations Luxury carmaker Daimler on Friday warned investors that it expected a second-quarter loss before interest and taxes of 1.6 billion euros ($1.80 billion) after a 2.6 billion profit posted in the year earlier period....
11:26 2019-07-12

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
16:13 2019-06-14

Soccer: Holders U.S. shrug off weight of World Cup expectations Few of the 24 women's World Cup teams arriving in France for next month's tournament will bear the weight of expectation quite like reigning champions the United States....
04:52 2019-05-25

Oil rises 2% after attack on Saudi field, stimulus expectations Oil prices gained roughly 2% on Monday after a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemen's Houthi forces threatened crude supplies and as traders looked for signs that top economies would take measures to counteract a global slowdown....
00:00 2019-08-20

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
22:13 2019-06-14

June new home sales miss expectations at an annualized 646,000 CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick take a look at new home sales for the month of June, which missed expectations with an annualized rate of 646,000 homes....
18:13 2019-07-24

Fed Expectations Trigger Record Run of Outflows in Leveraged Loans Funds that specialize in buying junk-rated corporate loans have recorded net outflows for 33 consecutive weeks, a record streak that highlights the diminished appeal of floating-rate debt when the Fed is expected to start cutting interest rates....
21:39 2019-07-08

UPS profit beats expectations as demand for next day service surges United Parcel Service Inc said on Wednesday a jump in demand for its Next Day Air service drove better-than-expected profit in the second quarter as large retailers rushed packages to online shoppers....
18:52 2019-07-24

Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry....
20:26 2019-07-16

Wayfair walkout signals rising expectations for companies to take a stand An employee protest over Wayfair’s business with a detention center that holds migrant children has become an inflection point in how consumers and work interact with major corporations....
05:00 2019-06-28

Match Group Shares Rise as Company Outperforms Expectations Match Group’s shares rose nearly 18% in after-hours trading Tuesday as the company posted higher-than-expected profit and sales in the latest quarter....
04:13 2019-08-07

China's Baidu beats earnings expectations, shares rally Chinese internet search giant Baidu Inc beat quarterly earnings estimates on Monday after signing more people up to its video streaming service, sending its shares higher in a relief rally....
14:39 2019-08-20

Democratic Debate Ratings Exceed NBC’s Expectations, at 15.3 Million Viewers Even 16 months before Election Day, interest in the campaign is intense. Wednesday’s TV audience nearly equaled the record for a Democratic primary debate....
23:13 2019-06-27

Microsoft sales beat expectations as cloud growth slows Microsoft Corp beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, even as sales growth began to slow for its cloud product Azure and Office software....
23:00 2019-07-18

Samsung Electronics says second-quarter operating profit likely 56% down, beats expectations South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said its second-quarter operating profit likely fell 56% from a year earlier, beating analyst estimates....
02:39 2019-07-05

GSK raises 2019 earnings expectations after standout quarter for Shingrix GlaxoSmithKline beat second quarter profit expectations with the help of strong demand for its shingles vaccine, prompting the British drugmaker to forecast a smaller fall in profit this year than originally anticipated....
16:13 2019-07-24

Colts embrace high expectations as training camp opens A strained calf prevented Andrew Luck from throwing at the Indianapolis Colts' offseason workouts. Unlike the past two summers, nobody around the Colts' training camp complex seems terribly worried.       ...
20:52 2019-07-24

Jim Harbaugh and Michigan lean into expectations as Ohio State begins new era At Big Ten media days, the Wolverines coach said of predictions that his team would be the conference's best: “I think that’s where I would pick us.”...
00:26 2019-07-20

Niko Kovac: Caught in the trap of Bayern Munich's expectations Though Niko Kovac has led Bayern Munich to the Bundesliga title, his long-term prospects are anything but secure. The Croatian, in his first year at Bayern, has both supporters and detractors in high places at the club....
14:39 2019-05-21

Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations Mario Draghi's dramatic Tuesday hints of further monetary easing by the European Central Bank has stabilized collapsing euro zone inflation expectations, but the departing ECB chief will struggle to calm market fears of Japan-style economic stagnation....
09:13 2019-06-20

Truckmaker Volvo beats expectations, picks Samsung for batteries Sweden's AB Volvo inched up its market growth outlook for North America and Europe, as strong deliveries for its trucks and construction equipment as well as continued easing of supply chain bottlenecks helped it beat quarterly profit expectations....
08:13 2019-07-18

China's new measures to spur car sales fall short of expectations China announced a series of measures on Thursday to revive slumping car sales, but failed to meet market expectations as it included no plans to relax controls over the issuance of new licenses for traditional-fuel cars in major cities....
15:26 2019-06-06

China's Lenovo says first-quarter profit more than doubled, beating expectations Lenovo's net profit rose to $162 million in the quarter ended June, compared with an average estimate of $154 million by nine analysts, according to Refinitiv data....
05:26 2019-08-15

August jobs miss expectations — Cramer and other experts on what this means It was a softer August job market than anticipated. CNBC's Jim Cramer and other experts lay out what it means for the Fed, the economy and markets....
12:52 2019-09-07

Stephen Curry: New-look Warriors aren’t changing title expectations New roster, same goals. Stephen Curry isn’t spending much time worrying about the departure of teammates like Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston. Instead, as he prepared for a celebrity golf tournament, the Warriors star said he was looking forward to a new challenge next season...
22:39 2019-07-12

‘Good Boys’ shatters box office expectations on opening weekend The movie “Good Boys,” is shattering box office expectations. The film could make a total of $20.8 million on opening weekend, Variety reported. Friday night’s premiere brought in $8.3 million alone in ticket sales. Apparently, experts only expected a yield of $12 to $15 million, says the entertainm...
10:39 2019-08-18

Emerging Markets Cut Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulate their economies....
21:39 2019-06-14

U.S. Inflation Expectations Decline to Lowest Level Since Late 2017, N.Y. Fed Says Inflation expectations are continuing to fall, in what is likely to be a worrisome development for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates whether to lower its short-term rate target....
15:00 2019-06-11

You Know You Still Love It: How Gossip Girl Defied Expectations to Define a Generation Spotted: The internet having a collective meltdown over the news that Gossip Girl is coming back, ready to follow a new group of elite rich kids on the UES. E! News has confirmed HBO Max,......
15:26 2019-07-19

Ross Tempers Expectations of a U.S.-China Trade Deal at G-20 Meeting Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross played down prospects of a major trade deal if President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet at the Group of 20 summit this month, but he said he believes the two sides will ultimately get back to negotiations....
02:00 2019-06-17

White House adviser plays down expectations for U.S.-China talks A senior White House adviser tamped down expectations on Tuesday for the next rounds of U.S.-China trade talks, urging investors, businesses and the public to be patient about resolving the two-year trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
23:26 2019-09-10

RPT-WRAPUP 1-Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday, even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry....
18:26 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Telefônica Brasil quarterly profit sinks 55%, but beats expectations Telefônica Brasil SA on Wednesday reported a 55.2% slump in second-quarter net income from a year earlier, which still exceeded analyst expectations, amid stagnant revenue and fierce competition in the sector....
14:00 2019-07-24

Oil dips amid trade worries, but expectations of more OPEC cuts support Oil prices fell on Friday amid fears over demand as the U.S-China trade row casts its shadow over markets, although prices got some support from expectations of more OPEC production cuts....
09:13 2019-08-09

Pending home sales beat expectations, thanks to lower mortgage rates The recent weakness in the housing market could be turning around, thanks to a steep drop in mortgage interest rates. Consumers signed more contracts to buy existing homes than expected in June....
01:13 2019-08-01

Dollar Tree's same-store sales exceed Wall Street expectations Dollar Tree Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales on Thursday as the company's Family Dollar chain posted its best growth since being acquired in 2015....
17:39 2019-08-29

WRAPUP 2-Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry....
19:00 2019-07-16

German tennis legend Boris Becker auction exceeds expectations An auction to settle part of Boris Becker's bankruptcy has raised more than a million British pounds. Trustees auctioning the items said they capitalized on the tennis season, especially Wimbledon....
23:26 2019-07-11

The People Behind Teamfight Tactics Talk Player Expectations And 'Garbage' Characters Teamfight Tactics has been out for just over a month, and already Riot games’ entry into the auto-battler genre has become one of the top 10 most popular games on Twitch, with a wide-ranging player base and a vibrant community of creators on its hands. But as a new entrant into the fledgling auto-ba...
00:26 2019-08-23

Nike just missed Wall Street's profit expectations for the first time in 27 quarters (NKE) AP/Mary Altaffer Nike shares slipped late Thursday after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings. Wall Street has maintained its overwhelmingly bullish view on the shoe giant amid investors' fears around business in China, where the broader economy is slowing. A declining number of retailers ...
06:13 2019-06-28

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria ready to meet country's expectations Algeria's victory against Senegal secured "The Greens" a spot in the knockout rounds of the Africa Cup of Nations. The performance was also a statement of intent from an Algeria side that wants to win it all....
04:39 2019-06-28

Citigroup just beat analysts’ profit expectations on gains from Tradeweb IPO Citigroup beat analysts’ expectations on gains from the initial public offering of electronic bond trading platform Tradeweb.       ...
19:00 2019-07-15

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
20:52 2019-05-21

Emerging Markets Cut Interest Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulate their economies....
17:52 2019-06-14

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
11:00 2019-07-05

Nirmala Sitharaman To Hold Press Briefing Amid Stimulus Expectations Several businessmen say the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government needs to take swift action on the economy, as the economic growth in January-March slid to a near five-year low of 5.8 per cent.......
13:00 2019-08-23

Garden tools maker Husqvarna second-quarter profit just lags expectations Sweden's Husqvarna reported on Tuesday a slightly smaller increase than expected in second-quarter operating profit as savings and price hikes helped offset subdued demand due to a slow start of the gardening season....
09:26 2019-07-16

'Toy Story 4' opens with franchise high of $118 million, but falls short of expectations "Toy Story 4" catapulted to the top of the weekend box office with a $118 million haul in the U.S. The film had the third-highest debut of 2019 and the highest debut of any "Toy Story" film....
18:26 2019-06-23

Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
23:00 2019-06-04

Galaxy Note 10 price and release date expectations: in-depth analysis The Galaxy Note 10 is almost around the corner, and because of that, there is an abundance of leaks and rumors surrounding Samsung's upcoming heavyweight smartphone. We already know quite a bit about the specs of this future powerhouse, and we've even seen concept renders based on leaked information...
20:26 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
03:00 2019-06-05

REFILE-WRAPUP 1-Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday, even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry....
18:26 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs profit beats expectations on equity trading, lending Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as the Wall Street investment bank benefited from higher equity trading and an increase in lending to its wealthy clients and companies....
15:52 2019-07-16

Multiple sclerosis drug helps Biogen beat Wall St. profit expectations Biogen Inc reported better-than-expected second quarter profit and raised its 2019 earnings forecast on Tuesday, driven by higher sales of its top-selling multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera and lower taxes....
17:26 2019-07-23

AB InBev beats expectations as beer sales growth hits five-year high Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, beat earnings expectations in the second quarter after beer sales grew at their fastest pace in over five years, helped by increases in Latin America, Europe and Africa....
10:39 2019-07-25

JPMorgan Chase beats profit expectations, sees growth in consumer unit JPMorgan Chase reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as higher interest income and buoyant consumer lending offset lower activity at its trading desks. Even as the world’s biggest bank recorded record earnings, there were warning signs that the playing field is beginning to til...
16:52 2019-07-16

Shares of Victoria's Secret-owner L Brands spike nearly 11% after beating earnings expectations Shares of L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, rose nearly 11% in aftermarket trading Wednesday after the company reported it beat revenue and earnings expectations....
23:00 2019-05-22

Samsung Electronics profit guidance beats expectations on one-off gains, outlook weak Samsung Electronics Co Ltd forecast a steep plunge in its second-quarter operating profit as the U.S.-China trade war wreaks havoc in global chip and smartphone markets, although one-off gains helped it beat analyst expectations....
05:13 2019-07-05

Opinion: Arizona Cardinals rookie QB Kyler Murray an NFL X-factor with lofty expectations Cardinals QB Kyler Murray sounds like a man who is not going to be fazed when it comes to the scrutiny department. He knows. It’s always something.       ...
07:39 2019-09-02

Nvidia revenue tops expectations on strength in video gaming, auto units Nvidia Corp on Thursday said new high-end graphics chips for video gamers was bringing its core business back to "normalized" levels and raising profitability, as the company posted quarterly results ahead of Wall Street targets, sending shares up 5% in extended trading....
19:00 2019-08-16

Republicans play down expectations in North Carolina House race – live news The special election is taking place in North Carolina’s ninth congressional district, which Trump won by 12 points in 2016Full story: Trump ousts top adviser John BoltonThe biggest Trump resignations and firings so far 9.48pm BST Some names are already being floated as possible replacements for Bol...
23:00 2019-09-10

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-White House adviser plays down expectations for U.S.-China talks A senior White House adviser tamped down expectations on Tuesday for the next rounds of U.S.-China trade talks, urging investors, businesses and the public to be patient about resolving the two-year trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
02:13 2019-09-11

World Leaders’ G7 Expectations: A Nice Chat, Some Good Wine, No Unity With Trump America’s closest allies meet this weekend and have all but given up on producing the kind of consensus about global issues that has been the summit’s hallmark for decades....
19:39 2019-08-23

Ulta shares plummet as profit and sales miss expectations and company slashes outlook Shares of Ulta Beauty tanked 21% after the company reported earnings after the bell Thursday that missed analysts' expectations and slashed its outlook for the fiscal year....
00:39 2019-08-30

I went to Seattle’s retro-gaming paradise, and it blew away my expectations — see what it’s like to visit the legendary 'Pink Gorilla' Ben Gilbert/Business Insider Seattle is home to an iconic video game store named "Pink Gorilla." The store has two locations, and aims to re-create the organized chaos of Tokyo's gaming stores. On a trip to Seattle in January, I went to the original Pink Gorilla location to see what all the hype wa...
03:52 2019-07-08

Target’s online game hits mark as first quarter earnings beat expectations Target earnings for the first quarter beat expectations on nearly every level, as its campaign to let customers do more online pays off.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

Economy added 130,000 jobs in August, falling short of expectations amid recession fears The economy gained 130,000 jobs in August while the unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a middling result that will do little to dispel worries that commerce is slowing but that suggest a recession is not imminent....
09:13 2019-09-07

Naomi Osaka happy to deal with great expectations at US Open | Bryan Armen Graham Reigning champion has endured a difficult season but is ready for the spotlight on her return to Flushing MeadowsNaomi Osaka arrived at last year’s US Open a dangerous floater buoyed by a season of promise and left it as one of the world’s most visible sportspeople after winning her maiden grand sla...
01:13 2019-08-24

Fantasy Baseball: Setting realistic expectations for Austin Riley, the ultimate sell-high candidate Austin Riley is the talk of the Fantasy Baseball world right now, but there are red flags, according to Scott White, that might make him worth shopping....
16:52 2019-06-04

Disney's 'Aladdin' tops Memorial Day weekend box office with $207M worldwide; other debuts miss expectations The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office this Memorial Day weekend, earning more than $207 million worldwide since its debut. Other new movies in theaters this holiday weekend -- the horror "Brightburn” and the critically acclaimed teen comedy "...
03:13 2019-05-27

Mabel: High Expectations review – confident pop lacks personality | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Polydor)On her undeniably hit-making debut, the daughter of Neneh Cherry sings ‘I’m not a people pleaser’ over backings intent on pleasing as many as possibleThe title of Mabel McVey’s debut album seems less like an expression of thrusting youthful ambition than a statement of fact. High Expectatio...
16:01 2019-08-01

Bullish Rhian Brewster response hints at Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's great expectations There was a brief moment during Jurgen Klopp's post-match scrum at Prenton Park on Thursday evening in which the Liverpool manager unexpectedly bristled....
16:39 2019-07-12

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL price and release date: our expectations The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are shaping up as two of the most interesting phones of 2019, even if not for all the right reasons. As with previous generations, the Pixel 4 has been extensively leaked months ahead of its official release, but this time around, Google has also joined in on the fu...
16:39 2019-06-17

| Juventus look to expand in Asia Italian champions Juventus have have announced that they have opened a new branch in Hong Kong as the Serie A giants look to expand into the Asia-Pacific region....
00:13 2019-08-22

Asia's next big island destination Vietnam is home to some 2,030 miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of islands. But one in particular -- Phu Quoc -- is well on its way to contending with beach giants such as Phuket or Bali....
04:39 2019-07-08

13 of Asia's most picturesque towns With its tropical islands, rice paddies, tea plantations, rugged mountains and sprawling megacities, Asia is a wonderland of diverse destinations. Among the mix, travelers can discover charming towns that deliver big on romance, history and beauty....
04:00 2019-08-28

Asia Kate Dillon: ‘This Is Who I Am’ The nonbinary actor, who plays nonbinary characters in “Billions” and the new “John Wick” film, wants to expand the conversation around gender identity, onscreen and off....
20:00 2019-05-26

Where to go for the ultimate Asia experience With affordable flights and high-speed rails, it's easier than ever to visit Asia. From India to Indonesia, find out the best places to visit for your next holiday....
04:13 2019-06-03

Pompeo says US not asking Asia to take sides against China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington isn’t asking any Asian nation to take sides in its engagement with the region, where China is battling for influence and aggressively expanding territorial claims in the South China Sea...
17:13 2019-08-01

Asia: Three decades of corporate achievement Asiamoney has recognized the most impressive companies across Asia-Pacific for the last three decades, publishing the Best Managed Companies Awards, the Corporate Governance Poll and Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll. For our anniversary edition, we have tallied the results to identify the best corp...
12:39 2019-06-28

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by heterosexual couples....
11:26 2019-05-24

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
18:00 2019-05-21

US to deploy new missiles in Asia 'sooner rather than later' The White House has announced fresh plans to deploy intermediate-range missiles after the collapse of the INF Treaty. European officials have warned that the end of the Cold War-era treaty leave the continent at risk....
15:26 2019-08-03

Mi 9T All Set to Make Its Asia Debut on June 20 Mi 9T has received a date for its Asian debut. Mi 9T is a rebranded version of the Redmi K20, which was introduced in China last month. Mi 9T has been so far introduced in France, Italy, and Spain....
11:39 2019-06-14

What happens when parts of South Asia become unlivable? Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displaced as a result of heavy monsoon rains....
09:26 2019-07-17

Parts of South Asia are becoming unlivable Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displaced as a result of heavy monsoon rains....
18:13 2019-07-17

I don't know if I'll ever buy my own house: CEO of a co-living firm Yoan Kamalski of Hmlet explains how his co-living company brings more value for money for its customers. He also says he has heard people saying that they would rather rent for the rest of their lives instead of buying a home....
12:00 2019-07-23

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....
03:13 2019-06-13

Asia cautious as everything rides on dovish Powell Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while higher Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. policy easing this month....
03:26 2019-07-10

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The move comes at a moment of change for LGBTQ rights in Asia: even as nations like India–whose S...
21:26 2019-05-23

The fundamentals of the oil market are weak: JBC Energy Asia Richard Gorry of JBC Energy Asia says geopolitics are keeping the oil markets "nice and healthy." He also says it's difficult to be very bullish on oil because of the rise of electric vehicles....
20:39 2019-07-31

Asian insurer FWD is expanding aggressively in Asia Over the past six years, insurer FWD Group has spent $6 billion to buy over firms in Asia. This has established the company's presence in Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam....
14:00 2019-09-20

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
14:39 2019-05-21

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely......
15:00 2019-07-01

Juventus eye Asia growth with bid for earlier kickoffs "Serie A should consider having earlier kickoffs to help grow the Asian audience and boost clubs\u0027 finances, Juventus chief revenue officer Giorgio Ricci has said."...
11:52 2019-08-22

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality....
06:40 2019-05-24

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
16:13 2019-05-21

Asia’s mobile games make themselves at home in the U.S. As more APAC companies disrupt advertising in the U.S. and Tier 1 markets, we ask what this means for global advertisers and what they can learn from their APAC counterparts.Read More...
05:13 2019-08-05

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
02:00 2019-06-05

Nomadic takes location-based VR into Asia Nomadic is taking its virtual reality location-based centers, built on the foundation of Vertigo's successful Arizona Sunshine game, to Asia.Read More...
16:26 2019-08-13

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, give you the highlights of the new, October issue....
19:26 2019-05-21

Qualifying for 2022 World Cup gets underway in Asia SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Qualifying for the 2022 World Cup got underway in Asia on Thursday, with Mongolia and Macau among the teams earning first-leg wins in the preliminary round. Mongolia beat Brunei 2-0 in Ulaanbaatar, with captain Tsedenbal Norjmaa scoring from a free kick after nine minutes a...
18:39 2019-06-06

China warns US against Asia missile deployment Beijing "will be forced to take countermeasures," if the US deploys intermediate-range missiles in the region. A senior official also called on neighboring countries to "exercise prudence" about hosting any missiles....
11:26 2019-08-06

Hundreds marry as Taiwan becomes first in Asia to allow same-sex unions The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
17:13 2019-05-24

Asia markets mostly higher; Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia were mostly higher on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to kick off later stateside....
12:13 2019-06-18

Nxivm ordered to pay more than $1M to investigative firm A federal judge in New Jersey delivered Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere an unwelcome birthday gift on Monday when he ordered the group to cough up more than $1 million it owes to an investigative firm previously hired to fend off a civil lawsuit brought in New Jersey, according to reports. US Di...
20:26 2019-08-27

RCA @100: anniversary of firm that popularized radio, TV and more Firm founded by immigrant was sold off in pieces after GE's 1986 purchase. It now exists as licensing name to put on products.       ...
20:26 2019-07-21

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest banks and stock exchanges....
21:52 2019-08-20

Boeing: No firm orders of the 737 Max since March Boeing announced that there were no firm orders for the 737 Max since March and that the companies deliveries were at its lowest level since 2012. CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" with the details....
17:39 2019-08-13

A Law-Firm Veteran Who Leads by Listening Andrew Glincher never expected to work in a big law firm, much less run one. He sets his course by his upbringing and a tight crew of ad hoc advisers...
17:39 2019-06-22

New Zealand leader says US lacks interest in Asia-Pacific New Zealand’s prime minister says the United States is losing interest in the Asia-Pacific, as concerns grow about China’s growing influence in the region...
12:39 2019-07-19

Asia shares hit four-month low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
08:26 2019-05-23

Insitu awarded $47.9M to deliver ScanEagles to four U.S. allies in Asia Insitu was awarded a $47.9 million contract for a total of 34 ScanEagle reconnaissance unmanned air vehicles for the governments of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam....
21:00 2019-06-03

Asia Bibi Calls For Reform In Pakistan Blasphemy Law Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Supreme Court in a high-profile sacrilege case last year that polarised the society, has called for reforms in the country's......
20:39 2019-09-03

Humidity meets hedonism during Asia's most punishing F1 race Imagine driving at speeds so fast that it feels like a 45 kilogram dumbbell is pressing against your head, and you're wearing so much heavy gear that you're quickly drenched in sweat....
15:13 2019-09-20

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a polarized political world on global investment....
14:39 2019-05-21

Still fiercely-divided, Taiwan celebrates the first same-sex weddings in Asia Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couples to marry in Asia....
03:52 2019-05-24

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share their recollections and what they learned....
16:26 2019-05-21

Oil-Thirsty Asia Feels the Strain After Saudi Attack Effects from an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure this past weekend threatened to ripple across Asia, which has spent much of the past year increasing its reliance on crude exports from the kingdom....
01:13 2019-09-18

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok....
23:01 2019-06-18

Budweiser's Asia Unit Prepares for 2019's Largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Asia-Pacific unit is seeking to raise as much as $9.8 billion in what could be the biggest-ever listing of a food or drink company....
13:26 2019-07-02

Asia’s ‘c*ck cakes’ hit Magaluf and Brit revellers are loving it AS if Magaluf revellers needed any more encouragement to get up to naughty antics in the party capital - they can now get stuck into a brand new craze....
19:26 2019-06-30

MLB scraps '20 Asia opener, eyes Europe return MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said it "wasn't the right time" to open the 2020 season in Asia as previously hoped, while saying he would like to have "sustained" play in Europe....
20:00 2019-06-29

Southeast Asia should ban foreign trash imports: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok....
13:13 2019-06-18

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wr...
03:39 2019-07-16

2015 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- October 12, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, from November 30 through December 1, 2015, at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong....
23:26 2019-05-21

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- September 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, from November 30 through December 1, 2016, at the Conrad Hong Kong....
23:26 2019-05-21

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Wednesday, November 30, through Thursday, December 1, 2016, at the Conrad Hong Kong hotel.      ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Investors are excited about Southeast Asia. Here's their advice for start-ups Silicon Valley has long been the epicenter of global start-up innovation, but investors are now looking further afield to emerging start-up hubs like Southeast Asia. They shared their advice for hopeful entrepreneurs....
10:39 2019-07-02

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO -- October 11, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Tuesday, December 5, through Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at the Conrad Hong Kong Hotel....
21:52 2019-05-21

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
08:39 2019-05-24

Asia shares drift lower, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets took a step back on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
07:00 2019-06-12

U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world's two largest economies....
04:52 2019-06-01

Manulife profit beats on strength in Asia unit Canada's largest insurer insurer Manulife Financial Corp on Wednesday edged past estimates for second-quarter profit, helped by strength in Asia unit, its biggest....
11:00 2019-08-08

Asia shares count on Powell to stay accommodative Asian shares pulled ahead on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as investors waited anxiously to hear if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. easing this month....
10:52 2019-07-10

Chip Makers Can Muddle Through Asia Trade Spat Life just got a fraction tidier for chip makers.Trade relations between Japan and South Korea, two key countries for the industry, may be less messy than feared....
18:52 2019-08-09

Manufacturing pain spreads through Asia, more stimulus seen ahead Asian factory activity contracted further in July, fuelling worries that a Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in China could tilt the world toward a global recession, which central banks will have to fight with depleted ammunition....
08:00 2019-08-01

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The first outbreak in North Korea was reported in late Ma...
11:52 2019-05-31

Why Asia’s Banking Hubs Are Making Virtual a Reality Long gone are the days when banking meant having to stand in line at crowded branches to cash a check or apply for a loan. Automated teller machines, the internet and mobile apps mean many people hardly ever step foot inside their bank. So-called virtual banks question the need for brick-and-mortar ...
18:13 2019-07-31

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
04:26 2019-06-14

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no longer “tiptoe” around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US ...
08:39 2019-06-01