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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....

Stocks in Asia mixed as investors await ECB interest rate decision; Apple suppliers jump

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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

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 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

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 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 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

Gold price hits six-year high as investors await US interest rate cut One troy ounce reaches $1,452.60 amid increased US-Iran tensionsGold prices have hit their highest levels in six years as investors brace for an interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve and seek a safe haven amid tensions between Washington and Tehran.The price of one troy ounce of gold peaked at...
14:00 2019-07-19

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 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 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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Asia markets slip as investors await China's growth data Investors will be watching out for Chinese gross domestic product data for the second quarter, set to be released at 10:00 a.m. HK/SIN, for clues as to whether policy makers will introduce more stimulus measures in the coming months....
04:26 2019-07-15

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

Asia markets mixed as investors expect the Fed to cut rates In China, the Shanghai composite fell 0.96% and the Shenzhen composite was down 2%. Taiwan's Taiex fell 0.5% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was down 0.1%....
09:00 2019-06-06

Week ahead: Both Q2 earnings and GDP expected to show sluggish growth, as investors await rate cut More than a quarter of the S&P 500 companies report earnings in the week ahead, and that could buffet the market as investors await the Fed's meeting at the end of the month....
20:39 2019-07-19

Nikkei drops as investors cautiously await G20; cyclical stocks fall Japan's Nikkei fell on Friday as investors turned cautious ahead of much awaited talks between U.S. and Chinese leaders at the G20 summit, with cyclical shares sliding on profit-taking before the weekend....
07:13 2019-06-28

CEE MARKETS-Stocks rise on stimulus hopes, investors await c.bank signals Central European stocks and bond yields rose on Monday, as investors eyed the prospect of fiscal stimulus in Germany and looked ahead to a week heavy with central bank events. U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is due to make a speech on Friday at an annual meeting of central bankers in...
12:39 2019-08-19

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

Markets Right Now: Stocks mixed as investors wait for Fed NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Investors are in wait-and-see mode hours ahead of a widely anticipated Federal Reserve decision on interest rates. Stocks are opening mixed Wednesday with the S&P 500 barely changed and the Nasdaq showing a ...
17:00 2019-06-19

Trump says Fed's Powell 'let us down' on interest rate decision U.S. President Donald Trump said Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell "let us down" with a quarter-percentage-point interest rate cut on Wednesday, saying the market wanted a signal that a "lengthy and aggressive rate-cutting cycle" was under way....
23:26 2019-07-31

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

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 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

Stock futures dip ahead of Fed interest rate decision US stock index futures dipped on Wednesday as investors waited for the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates in what has been a rocky week for global markets. The central bank is expected to lower interest rates by a quarter percentage point for the second time in three months, but a deep div...
15:26 2019-09-18

Economists call the Fed interest rate cut an ‘unwise decision’ The Federal Reserve’s quarter-point rate cut was too little for Wall Street — and too much for some economists. “The Fed’s decision today is like in the days when doctors bled their patients to heal them,” Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG Union Bank, said Wednesday, calling the cut an...
05:52 2019-08-01

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

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

Chinese stocks jump as investors watch Hong Kong developments Chinese stocks jumped on Thursday morning, as investors closely watch Hong Kong markets after the Hang Seng index surged as high as more than 4% on Wednesday following the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill....
04:13 2019-09-05

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

Federal Reserve facing uncertainty ahead of interest rate decision The Federal Reserve sounded a lot more hawkish this week — meaning members suddenly seem less amenable to interest rate cuts. I explained in my last column how the Fed has been getting mixed signals from economic indicators and essentially is stuck at a three-way fork in the road: Raise rates as sav...
20:00 2019-06-27

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

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

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

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 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 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

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 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 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

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

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 dollar....
08:00 2019-07-19

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Nikkei dips as investors await Fed meeting Japan's Nikkei edged lower in choppy trade on Tuesday but most investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a U.S. central bank policy decision later in the week....
07:52 2019-06-18

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

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sit still, await clarity on Fed policy Asian shares went flat on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for both U.S. interest rates and the chance of global fiscal stimulus sucked the life out of markets....
05:52 2019-08-22

US Treasurys tick higher as investors await economic data U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday morning, amid concerns an ongoing trade dispute between the world's two largest economies could be extended and more economically damaging....
09:26 2019-06-04

Asian shares inch up as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Share markets in Asia edged higher early on Friday morning as investors clung on to hopes that a highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend could lead to an easing of trade tensions....
05:00 2019-06-28

Nikkei subdued as investors await U.S. jobs data for Fed clues Japan's Nikkei was little changed on Friday morning as investors kept to the sidelines before the release of a key U.S. jobs report, while oil and mining shares underperformed after oil prices fell on global growth concerns....
05:13 2019-07-05

Chinese markets tumble; investors await Trump-Xi meeting Stocks in Asia slipped on Tuesday, while investors looked toward a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping set to happen later in the week....
19:26 2019-06-27

US Treasurys edge lower as investors await jobs data U.S. government debt prices edged higher Friday morning as investors await nonfarm payroll data, while trade talks continue between the U.S. and Mexico....
12:52 2019-06-07

Wall Street opens higher as investors await Trump-Xi meet U.S. stocks opened modestly higher on Friday, as investors treaded cautiously ahead of a pivotal meeting between the United States and China that could decide the outcome of a protracted trade dispute....
15:52 2019-06-28

Asian shares inch up as cautious investors await U.S. data, earnings Major Asian equity indicators nudged higher on Monday as investors awaited U.S. retail sales data and corporate earnings to gauge the health of the world's biggest economy, with markets remaining focused on a likely U.S. rate cut this month....
05:52 2019-07-16

US Treasurys tick lower as investors await economic data, auctions U.S. government debt prices were higher Monday morning, as intensifying trade tensions prompted investors to load up on traditionally safer Treasurys at the expense of equities....
11:13 2019-06-03

Tokyo shares rise as investors await earnings; chip sector rallies Japanese stocks edged higher on Tuesday morning, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains, tracking Wall Street moves, though trading remained thin ahead of the domestic earnings season for the April-June quarter....
05:01 2019-07-23

CEE MARKETS-Currencies tread water as investors await ECB, local inflation data Central European currencies were steady on Monday while stocks mostly rose as investors shifted focus to the European Central Bank's meeting later this week, when it is expected to cut interest rates. Expectations of a new wave of stimulus by the ECB have supported assets in Central Europe amid ...
13:13 2019-09-09

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies slip as investors await Powell speech Latin American currencies edged lower on Thursday, as investors awaited a speech from the U.S. Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell for clarity on interest rate cuts after minutes from the latest meeting dimmed hopes of aggressive easing. After riding a rough week on recession worries, financial ...
17:26 2019-08-22

US Treasury yields tick lower as investors await economic data, auctions Treasury yields have had a big move lower this month, with the 10-year Treasury yielding at its lowest level since September 2017 in the previous session....
11:13 2019-05-29

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares inch up as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Share markets in Asia edged higher early on Friday morning as investors clung on to hopes that a highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend could lead to an easing of trade tensions....
07:13 2019-06-28

Asian shares creep higher as wary investors await U.S. data, earnings Most Asian stock markets rose on Monday, but gains were limited as investors awaited U.S. retail sales data and corporate earnings to gauge the health of the world's biggest economy ahead of a likely U.S. rate cut later this month....
09:26 2019-07-16

Trump weighs pardons for servicemembers accused of war crimes, as families await decision President Trump is considering potential pardons for military members and contractors accused of war crimes as Memorial Day approaches -- deliberations that have prompted warnings from critics that the move could undermine the rule of law but also raised the hopes of their families who say the servi...
20:52 2019-05-24

Burning Man organizers await US decision on festival-changing measures: ‘It takes courage to let us flourish’ With Burning Man three months away, organizers are still waiting for permits and decisions by U.S. land managers that could reshape the counterculture festival in northern Nevada....
22:39 2019-05-31

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

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 trade mixed as new US-China tariffs go into effect Stocks in Asia were mixed in Monday morning trade as the latest round of U.S. and China tariffs kicked into effect over the weekend. Investors also digested a series of recent data releases on Chinese factory activity....
04:26 2019-09-02

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed that Chinese manufacturing activity was better than expected in May....
16:26 2019-06-03

Wall Street mixed as investors flee growth for value The S&P 500 ended little changed on Tuesday, with a rally in energy and industrial shares countering a drop in the technology and real estate sectors as investors favored value over growth....
23:26 2019-09-10

Asia markets mixed; Trump is in Japan for a state visit Stocks in Asia were were mixed in Monday morning trade as investors watched for developments from U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to Japan as well as results from the European parliamentary election....
02:52 2019-05-27

Asia Pacific set to trade mixed despite record highs on Wall Street Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Thursday following record highs touched by the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite overnight on Wall Street....
02:26 2019-07-25

Stock futures edge higher as investors weigh mixed signals on trade war U.S. stock index futures recovered from overnight declines on Tuesday, pointing to a positive start for Wall Street as investors assessed conflicting comments from Washington and Beijing on their long-drawn trade dispute....
14:52 2019-08-27

Investors Look Forward to GDP Data Before Fed Decision Before the Federal Reserve can make its first interest-rate cut in a decade, investors will get a look at reports on new-home sales, durable-goods orders and second-quarter economic growth....
19:13 2019-07-21

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

Asia shares mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks traded mixed on Wednesday as investors kept a close watch on the Chinese yuan amid an escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China....
16:00 2019-08-07

Do Investors Really Want This Fed Rate Cut? Investors betting that the Fed will almost certainly cut rates next month and twice more in 2019 following Wednesday’s meeting should consider what sort of economic and profits figures will prompt easing....
00:00 2019-06-20

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

WeWork delays $20bn IPO after struggling to interest investors Office-sharing company’s value has been slashed since January but it says flotation will still take place this year WeWork, the US office-sharing company, has postponed its stock market flotation after receiving a lukewarm response from investors.WeWork’s parent, the We Company, had planned to launc...
12:52 2019-09-17

What the Interest-Rate Cut Means for You The Federal Reserve’s decision to cut its short-term benchmark rate can mean different things for your mortgage, your student loans and other kinds of borrowing....
23:13 2019-09-18

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

Markets Right Now: Stocks are off to a mixed start NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are getting off to a mostly higher start on Wall Street as the market comes off two weeks of gains. Internet companies and retailers were up more than other sectors in early trading Monday. Facebook a...
17:13 2019-06-17

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares jump on Fed rate fever, trade war hope Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day....
05:52 2019-06-19

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed; China's consumer prices rise at fastest pace in 15 months Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
05:00 2019-06-12

Global Stocks Jump to Start the Week Stocks in Europe and Asia and U.S. futures climbed on the prospect of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and expectations of central-bank stimulus measures across major economies. Hong Kong’s index was on pace for its strongest performance in two months....
12:39 2019-08-19

Stocks Jump as Fed’s Powell Suggests Rates Could Come Down Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, said the central bank was “closely monitoring” trade and “as always, we will act as appropriate” to sustain the expansion....
00:13 2019-06-05

This little-known metric is key to the Fed’s interest rate decisions Analyzing the employment numbers that came out on July 5 requires a basic understanding of BS. “BS” doesn’t mean what you are thinking. In this case, it stands for “before seasonals,” which is an adjustment economists make to smooth out the vagaries of how economic statistics automatically move duri...
09:13 2019-07-09

Oil rises 1.2% on prospect of US interest rate cut Oil prices edged higher on Monday as the prospect of an expected interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve overshadowed pessimism over U.S.-China trade talks and worries about slower global economic growth....
20:39 2019-07-31

Here's what the Fed's interest rate cut means for your wallet For everyday Americans, the Federal Reserve's decision to cut rates could mean cheaper loans. At the same time, consumers will earn less interest on their savings....
21:39 2019-09-18

What The Federal Reserve Interest Rate Cut Might Mean for You The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates again, the second time it has done so in 2019. What does that mean, and how might it affect your spending decisions?...
04:26 2019-09-19

Fed Readies First Interest-Rate Cut Since 2008 The Federal Reserve is expected to reduce its benchmark interest rate by one quarter percentage point, marking the fifth time in the past 25 years it has switched from raising to lowering rates....
18:13 2019-07-31

The Fed should stop its interest-rate games Rather than try to figure out which placebo will best assuage the delicate psychologies of day-traders, the Federal Reserve Board should announce it anticipates a long, long pause in any interest-rate manipulation....
02:26 2019-08-02

You Probably Don't Know Your Credit Card's Interest Rate Think about the credit cards in your wallet right now. Can you rattle off the rewards you earn for each of them? What about the interest rates: Can you list those? Turns out, 38% of us don’t know the interest rates for our credit cards, according to Nerdwallet’s 2019 Consumer Credit Card Report....
01:13 2019-08-23

Cut US Interest Rate 'Down To ZERO, Or Less', Says Donald Trump President Donald Trump wants US "interest rates down to ZERO, or less," he tweeted Wednesday amid widespread expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut rates later this month....
16:26 2019-09-11

Markets Right Now: US stocks are mixed in early trading NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Major U.S. indexes are mixed in early trading as gains for health care stocks are offset by weakness in energy companies. Johnson & Johnson rose 1.5% early Wednesday. The energy sector was broadly lower. Con...
16:52 2019-06-12

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
19:52 2019-07-03

Japan shares jump as Fed signals month-end rate cut, chip sector lead gains Japanese stocks rebounded solidly on Friday from the previous day's tumble, as riskier assets got a lift after a senior Federal Reserve official bolstered expectation of a U.S. rate cut later this month, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains....
11:52 2019-07-19

Indian Space Start-Ups On Fundraising Spree Ignites Investors' Interest The state-run Indian Space Research Organization, currently preparing for its second lunar mission, has a monopoly on launching rockets in the country...
10:13 2019-06-23

US STOCKS-Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures rose about 1% on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions....
16:39 2019-08-19

METALS-Zinc prices jump on tightening stocks Zinc prices rose sharply in London and Shanghai in early trade on Tuesday, as investors worried about dwindling inventories of the metal used to galvanise steel. The London Metal Exchange reopened on Tuesday after the Spring bank holiday in the United Kingdom on Monday, which was also the Memori...
06:13 2019-05-28

Sensex, Nifty Off Day's Highs; IT Stocks Jump: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets receded from days highs on Thursday afternoon amid choppy trade, a day after the Reserve Bank of India delivered its fourth consecutive bi-monthly rate cut but lowered its......
09:26 2019-08-08

Stocks jump after Trump says he wants trade deal with China Wall Street stepped back into stocks Monday after President Trump signaled — yet again — that he wants to work out a trade deal with China. Early Monday, President Trump told reporters that the two countries would be “getting back to the table” to try to hammer out a trade deal. It was enough for......
04:52 2019-08-27

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States and China....
07:39 2019-05-24

GRAPHIC-What the Fed interest rate cut means for your wallet The U.S. Federal Reserve's decision on Wednesday to lower interest rates may do little to cut some of the costs that matter to many consumers. From mortgages to credit cards, banks and other lenders may resist offering substantially lower rates to consumers, analysts said, despite the central ba...
02:13 2019-08-01

Indeed: AI job-posting rate slows and interest dips Job-posting growth for AI jobs has slowed, and interest in these jobs is also dipping compared to a year earlier, according to job site Indeed.Read More...
16:26 2019-06-28

Philadelphia Fed's Harker Sees No Need for Interest-Rate Changes Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said he doesn’t see a compelling reason to lower interest rates given the apparent strength of the U.S. economy....
18:52 2019-07-09

What the Federal Reserve’s interest rate cut actually means A funny thing happened on the way to the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate cut: borrowing costs have actually risen. And by a lot. Worse, the credit markets have experienced a liquidity squeeze — not enough money to go around — the likes of which hasn’t happened since the last financial crisis....
01:13 2019-09-19

Still scope for US interest rate cut, says IMF's chief economist There is still room for the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) chief economist suggested ahead of the latest decision on rates from the central bank on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-06-19

Fed chairman hints at first interest rate cut in over a decade Officials believe weakening global economy and rising trade tensions strengthened the case for a rate cut, Jerome Powell wroteThe US looks increasingly likely to cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade, the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, hinted on Wednesday.“Many” Fed offici...
16:39 2019-07-10

Why Fed Officials Aren't Saying More About the Interest Rate Outlook Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is leading his colleagues to cut rates by a quarter percentage point at their meeting this week, for the second time in as many months....
19:13 2019-09-17

Bank of England keeps key interest rate on hold LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75% as rate-setters continue to await developments over Brexit. All nine members of the rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee backed the decision to not change rates. There had been some expectations in the markets that ...
14:00 2019-06-20

A Recap Of RBI Key Interest Rate Changes In Past One Year RBI interest rate: While many economists expect the six-member panel to announce a reduction in repo rate, analysts will keenly look out for any steps to prop up growth, after official data put......
15:13 2019-06-05

Fed signals interest rate cuts possible later this year The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled it could cut interest rates by as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation....
21:26 2019-06-19

China may need more than a new interest rate to stimulate its economy Analysts generally doubt how effective the People Bank of China's latest interest rate announcement will be in significantly helping businesses grow....
14:13 2019-08-21

Asian markets mixed after latest trade developments, China sets key rate lower Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as China took the next, critical step in a long-awaited money management reform, and as the United States gave the Chinese tech company Huawei a slight reprieve in Washington's ongoing trade war with Beijing....
21:52 2019-08-20

CANADA STOCKS-Futures lower after mixed signals from Fed Futures for Canada's main stock index pointed to a lower opening on Thursday, tracking U.S. stock futures, after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates but set a higher bar for further reductions....
14:26 2019-09-19

U.S. yield curve flattens after ECB move; stocks mixed The U.S. Treasury yield curve flattened on Thursday as the European Central Bank committed to leaving interest rates steady into the first half of 2020, while major world stock indexes were mixed following U.S. President Donald Trump's fresh tariff threat against China....
19:13 2019-06-06

Investors Find Ways to Play a Fed Rate Cut The expected Federal Reserve rate cut is prompting investors and financial advisers to reposition portfolios, including buying stocks, in order to yield more income....
21:00 2019-07-31

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

Jerome Powell signals that interest rate cut could be coming soon Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Federal Reserve is likely to cut interest rates late this month for the first time in a decade in light of a weakening global economy and rising trade tensions. (July 10)       ...
20:52 2019-07-10

Fed Would Consider Interest-Rate Cuts if Growth Outlook Darkens Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the U.S. economy remains “in a very good place” but indicated the central bank would consider interest-rate cuts if economic data revealed a risk of a sharper slowdown than officials expect....
19:00 2019-05-30

Federal Reserve orders 2nd straight interest rate cut For the second meeting in a row, the Federal Reserve ordered another quarter-point interest rate cut at the conclusion of its policy summit Wednesday....
00:00 2019-09-19

SBI Savings Accounts For Minors: Interest Rate And Other Details The interest rate on Pehla Kadam and Pehli Udaan is similar to savings bank account. For savings deposits balance less than Rs. 1 lakh, SBI offers an interest rate of 3.5 per cent per annum...
17:26 2019-06-02

Trump will likely be let down on his demand for a ‘Big Interest Rate Drop’ this week AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Businesses and investors will breathe a sigh of relief this week if the Federal Reserve takes steps to insulate the economy from growing risks. But those efforts will likely do little to placate President Donald Trump. The White House began to call for large inter...
02:52 2019-09-18

Trump likely to win his interest-rate cut after dour jobs data If there's an upside for the White House in May's lackluster employment growth, it's this: the Federal Reserve is far more likely to grant the interest-rate cut President Trump has been advocating for months....
04:00 2019-06-08

How the Fed’s interest-rate cut helps Trump wage his trade war Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell may not have wanted to cut interest rates. But in the end, President Trump appears to have given him no choice....
14:39 2019-08-01

Stocks Mixed as Tech Gains Balance With Trade Anxiety U.S. stocks wavered, pulled by enthusiasm for hot tech stocks, anxiety about trade dispute fallout and speculation that central bankers will do their best to keep the global economy growing....
23:00 2019-07-09

US STOCKS-Wall St barely gains after mixed U.S. jobs data The S&P 500 and Dow industrials closed slightly higher on Friday as investors digested a mixed U.S. jobs report and bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut this month, while China's stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth....
05:13 2019-09-07

Asian auto stocks end mixed amid trade concerns Auto stocks in Asia were mixed amid concerns over U.S.-China trade, after seeing an earlier jump following reports that the U.S. may delay tariffs on the sector....
15:00 2019-05-21

‘Shark Tank’ judges, top decision-makers share how to win over investors How to find investors? Barbara Corcoran, Bethenny Frankel, Grant Cardone, Roland Frasier, Moran Pober offer tips.       ...
02:52 2019-09-11

Oil prices jump 4.5% on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose 4.5% a barrel on Wednesday to their highest level in more than a month after U.S. crude inventories shrank and as major producers cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico production ahead of an expected storm....
00:52 2019-07-11

World stocks, oil jump amid optimism over Mexican tariffs delay Major world stock indexes and oil prices jumped on Thursday as investor optimism grew following a report that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
05:01 2019-06-07

Bullish GDP report could make Fed’s rate decision a lot harder The Federal Reserve’s job could be a lot easier or a lot harder depending on what Friday’s report on the nation’s gross domestic product shows. The report will also show, with greater clarity, what has really been happening with the US economy since well before the last presidential election. As it ...
09:26 2019-07-25

The Latest: Markets cautious ahead of Fed rate decision WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 5:05 a.m. Stock markets are subdued as investors look ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy meeting, where the central bank is expected to indicate it could cut interest rates in coming ...
13:26 2019-06-19

US Federal Reserve lowers interest rate for first time in over a decade The US central bank cut interest rates for the first time since 2008, citing concerns about the global economy. The move comes amid economic uncertainties amid President Donald Trump's trade wars and Brexit....
01:39 2019-08-01

Upcoming interest rate showdown a multi-layered drama President Trump should be happy about what the Federal Reserve did on Wednesday. He should be mad as hell about what the Fed did on Wednesday. Take your pick. Both are valid statements about the possible deep-down reaction of the president. And no matter what Trump decides to say publicly — and he w...
04:52 2019-06-20

CBOE To Introduce First Interest Rate-Based Volatility Index CHICAGO, June 13, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that it will begin disseminating values for its first interest rate-based volatility index, the CBOE Interest Rate Volatility Index (ticker: SRVX), on Monday, June 18. The SRVX Index is designed ...
06:39 2019-05-22

Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules Of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salary (basic wages, dearness allowance and retaining allowance) towards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the......
22:52 2019-08-17

Major U.S. banks lower benchmark interest rates following Fed rate cut Major U.S. banks lowered their benchmark rates for a wide range of consumer and commercial loans on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
00:26 2019-08-01

Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation....
02:52 2019-06-20

Fed's Rosengren Doesn't See 'Clear and Compelling Case' for Interest-Rate Cut One of the two Federal Reserve officials who opposed Wednesday’s interest-rate cut by the central bank justified his view based on the current state of the economy and financial system risks....
18:39 2019-08-02

Government Approves 8.65% Interest Rate On Provident Fund For 2018-19 The government has approved 8.65 per cent interest rate on employees' provident fund (EPF) for 2018-19, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) quoting a source. The interest amount will now......
15:39 2019-09-19

Fed's Powell says politics play no role in interest-rate decisions U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Friday defended the central bank against the suggestion it would use monetary policy to affect political outcomes or be moved to take action based on political considerations....
20:13 2019-09-06

Michigan woman had 350% interest rate on $1,200 loan — and a loophole allows it Online lenders are using affiliations with American Indian tribes to pitch loans that charge rates of 300% or more and skirt consumer protections.       ...
20:00 2019-07-20

General Provident Fund (GPF): How It Works, Interest Rate, Other Details A subscriber is required to subscribe monthly to GPF except during the period when he is under suspension. Subscriptions to the general provident fund are stopped three months prior to the date of......
16:52 2019-05-28

Fed's Williams says policymakers need to better prepare for a lower interest rate world Torturously slow recoveries from recessions and low inflation are here to stay unless policymakers can get a better grip on how to stabilize the global economy in an era of lower interest rates, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-21

Potential Fed Nominee Would Seek Shake-Up of Interest-Rate Policy Economist Judy Shelton, a potential Trump nominee to the Federal Reserve, said in an interview that she would bring a “different perspective” to the central bank and press for a change in how it sets interest rates....
22:13 2019-05-21

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

Stocks turn mixed after a strong week caps a volatile month Major stock indexes were mixed on Wall Street in afternoon trading Friday, though the market remained on track to notch solid gains for the week after four straight weeks of losses...
21:00 2019-08-30

Oil prices mixed as market eyes trade war, awaits stocks data Oil prices were mixed on Tuesday as the ongoing U.S.-China trade war cast a pall over markets, with soft South Korean data adding to concerns over emerging markets and a rise in OPEC output....
11:00 2019-09-03

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets mixed but Saudi outperforms on banks Saudi Arabian stocks were lifted on Monday as most of its banking shares rose amid rising oil prices, while other Middle Eastern bourses in the region were lacklustre. Crude oil prices rose following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni Houthi...
16:39 2019-08-19

METALS-London copper edges up ahead of Fed rate decision London copper prices ticked up on Wednesday, while other industrial metals traded in tight ranges, as investors awaited clues on the U.S. Federal Reserve's future monetary policy....
08:26 2019-09-18

METALS-London copper dips ahead of Fed rate decision London copper prices edged down and other industrial metals traded in tight ranges on Wednesday as investors awaited clues on the U.S. Federal Reserve's future monetary policy....
10:00 2019-09-18

UK inflation falls back to target ahead of rate decision LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain dipped in May, back to the Bank of England’s target, amid lower air fares and car prices. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices were up 2% in the year to May, compared with 2.1% the previous month. T...
13:26 2019-06-19

Dow ends higher on hopes of an interest rate cut after weak jobs report The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher after weaker-than-expected hiring likely increased the odds the Fed will have to cut interest rates.       ...
03:52 2019-06-08

Disappointing jobs numbers may make it easier for Trump to get interest rate cut This is not going to make President Trump happy. But it might make it easier for him to get an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve. The Bureau of Labor Statistics Wednesday said there were actually 20 percent fewer jobs created in a one-year period that ended earlier this year than the govern...
05:00 2019-08-22

Markets close at record highs amid rumors of Fed interest rate cut Major U.S. stock indexes closed at all-time highs Friday upon hints from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that an interest rate cut could come soon....
01:00 2019-07-13

UPDATE 3-Major U.S. banks lower benchmark interest rates following Fed rate cut Major U.S. banks lowered their benchmark rates for a wide range of consumer and commercial loans on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
02:13 2019-08-01

Fuzzy jobs data is a weak argument for interest rate cuts Everybody seems to agree that last Friday’s employment report was a loser. And because only 130,000 new jobs were created in August, nobody would disagree that the Federal Reserve will likely cut interest rates next week to please President Trump and the financial markets. Who am I to take the oppos...
09:00 2019-09-10

RBI Cuts Key Interest Rate To Lowest In 9 Years, Eases Policy Stance The six-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously for a rate cut. It also switched to an accommodative bias from a neutral stance adopted in February....
11:39 2019-06-06

Trump taps 2 nominees for Fed Board amid interest rate fight President Trump on Tuesday said he intends to nominate Judy Shelton, a former economic adviser to his presidential campaign, and Christopher Waller, vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, to the board of the Federal Reserve. Trump made the announcements in a pair of tweets Tuesday ...
01:52 2019-07-03

Employees' Provident Fund: Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules, Key Details Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, a government-run pension scheme, fetches an interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent. It is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every......
14:52 2019-05-23

SBI Tax Saving Fixed Deposit: Interest Rate, Lock-In Period, Key Features Most commercial banks in the country such as State Bank of India (SBI) offer income tax benefits under a special type of fixed deposit (FD) account. This income tax benefit can be availed by the......
22:52 2019-08-17

Latest Interest Rate Offered By General Provident Fund, Other Details As per GPF rules, all temporary government servants after a continuous service of one year, all re-employed pensioners (other than those eligible for admission to the contributory provident fund) and......
16:39 2019-07-19

Jerome Powell to speak on future interest rate policy in Switzerland Fed Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell will speak on Friday in Switzerland. Wall Street always hopes that he will tip off future interest rate policy. But it will be more interesting to see whether Powell says anything about Trump’s desire to have the Fed help him win re-election or weigh in on comments b...
04:39 2019-09-05

Public Provident Fund Features, Interest Rate, Partial Closure And More Public Provident Fund (PPF), a retirement planning-focused instrument, comes under "exempt, exempt, exempt" (EEE) tax status. This means that the returns, the maturity amount and the interest income......
13:13 2019-06-19

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi snaps losing streak, other Gulf markets mixed The Saudi market rose moderately on Monday, recovering some losses from previous sessions with most of its stocks gaining. Other indexes in the Gulf were mixed with Abu Dhabi and Qatar extending losses followin...
15:52 2019-06-17

US STOCKS-Wall Street futures tick lower after mixed policy signals from Fed U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected interest rate cut but played down hopes of further monetary easing....
14:26 2019-09-19

Asia markets inch higher ahead of trade talks; Bank of Japan keeps interest rates steady Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Tuesday as investors awaited developments from U.S.-China trade talks this week in Shanghai. The Bank of Japan also opted to keep monetary policy steady....
18:39 2019-07-31

Growth Fears Push Investors to Renew Bets on Rate Cuts Following the worst week for stocks of 2019, investors are adding to bets that the Federal Reserve will continue lowering interest rates to stabilize the economy....
17:39 2019-08-04

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

Investors Are Too Thirsty for Utility Stocks It is hard to know whether to like the stock market when economic data remain decent but geopolitical tensions flare up, so investors have found a compromise: Utility companies. But this strategy may be getting out of hand....
15:13 2019-06-28

Crystal Palace yet to make decision over permanent Lucas Perri deal as interest in loanee goalkeeper mounts Lucas Perri is attracting interest from Galatasaray and Sporting Lisbon, with Crystal Palace yet to make a decision over whether to make his loan move permanent....
18:52 2019-06-12

India Post Payments Bank Savings Accounts: Interest Rate And Other Details India Post Payments Bank offers a range of services such as money transfer, direct benefit transfers, bill and utility payments, and enterprise and merchant payments....
18:26 2019-08-18

Stearns Lending files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after mortgage interest rate increases Mortgage lender Stearns Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, blaming its woes in part on increased interest rates.       ...
22:26 2019-07-09

Federal Reserve expresses concern about U.S. economy and signals interest rate cuts are likely President Trump has urged the Fed to cut interest rates for months. Nearly half of Fed leaders predict there will be a rate cut by the end of the year....
09:13 2019-06-20

US-China trade war and interest rate rises spell losses for the super-rich After seven years of growth, assets of the richest people on the planet fall by 3%Donald Trump’s trade war with China and fears over rising interest rates triggered stock market losses worth $2tn (£1.6tn) for the world’s super-rich last year.After seven years of steadily rising wealth, the richest p...
10:00 2019-07-09

CORRECTED-WRAPUP 6-Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation....
03:26 2019-06-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks sink on dismal economic data, mixed trade signals Global shares sank on Monday as weaker-than-expected economic data added to investor worries over the unresolved U.S.-China trade dispute's effects on the world economy....
15:00 2019-09-23

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street muted at open as focus shifts to mixed earnings U.S. stocks were subdued at open on Thursday as focus shifted back to a mixed bag of corporate earnings after a cautious message from the Federal Reserve on interest rates drove some of the biggest falls since May in the previous session....
16:39 2019-08-01

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens slightly lower after mixed bank reports U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Tuesday as bank shares fell after a batch of mixed quarterly reports from Wall Street lenders JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo....
16:52 2019-07-16

Biotech stocks jump after drugmakers show positive data for potential breakthrough cancer treatments Biotech stocks jumped Monday after pharmaceutical companies presented some positive drug trial results on experimental medicines that give hope for breakthrough treatments for a number of the world's toughest cancers....
21:26 2019-06-03

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

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 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

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

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

Investors embrace ESG investing but don't target gun stocks Two new BlackRock Inc funds that exclude gun makers are off to slow starts as socially-minded investors embrace other products addressing a wide range of issues like environmental and governance concerns, according to flow data at the world's largest asset manager....
22:00 2019-08-09

Foreign Investors Pile Into U.S. Stocks and Bonds In a global market dominated by mediocre returns and a mountain of negative-yielding debt, foreign investors say they see American assets as a haven, piling into U.S. stocks and bonds at the fastest pace in about a year....
14:26 2019-08-29

Embattled Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July Powell says trade tensions and weak global growth "continue to weigh" on the U.S. economy, a strong signal that the Fed is likely to lower the benchmark interest rate in July, according to prepared remarks ahead of his congressional testimony Wednesday. He also reiterated the independence of the Fed...
16:26 2019-07-10

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Approach to Interest-Rate Policy Wins Bipartisan Backing President Trump’s relentless public criticism of the man he picked to run the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, isn’t broadly shared by lawmakers who confirmed the central bank leader to his post last year....
18:52 2019-07-09

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

Apple Is Breaking Up With iTunes and the Internet Has Mixed Feelings Let's all take a moment of silence for iTunes. We are gathered here today because Apple announced iTunes is being replaced by Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV. Go ahead and......
23:13 2019-06-03

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

Investors are banking on rate cuts to extend the stock market's gains. Here's why their hopes could be dashed. Carolyn Kaster/AP The stock market and the bond market have priced in multiple interest-rate cuts from the Federal Reserve this year and next. Still, industry watchers don't think a rate cut will come in June. Cuts have not always been positive for the stock market. The Fed will likely hold off ...
03:39 2019-06-18

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

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 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

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

Get the gun stocks out! ESG investing can get messy for socially conscious investors Gun stocks snuck into a Vanguard ESG fund by accident, highlighting the pitfalls of the growing trend of investing in socially responsible companies.       ...
17:00 2019-08-23

Stocks retreat as investors eye Fed's Jackson Hole meet An index of global stock markets slipped on Thursday as investors worried about uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. interest rate cuts even as weak U.S. manufacturing data raised concerns about the health of the world's largest economy....
19:13 2019-08-22

Fund investors retreat from U.S. stocks as S&P 500 hits records Investors pulled slightly more than $5 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week, ending what had been the largest rush into domestic stocks since 2016,......
18:52 2019-07-03

Stocks rise as investors brace for more trade war turbulence Global stock markets are up as investors monitor the U.S.-Chinese trade war and after Beijing reported a rise in exports, easing some concerns about the economic impact of the dispute...
14:13 2019-08-08

Stocks Rise as Investors Hope for Trade Progress U.S. stocks rose Thursday, with the S&P 500 snapping a four-day losing streak, as investors hope for progress on the trade between the U.S. and China....
01:00 2019-06-28

Investors Shouldn't Get Used to Good News Hurting Stocks The easy narrative after Friday’s blowout jobs report was that good news on the economy is bad news for stocks, as bond yields jumped and the S&P 500 tumbled. As soon as bond yields stopped going up, stocks began to recover. There’s an important lesson in that action....
14:13 2019-07-09

European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year. The post European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:13 2019-06-06

Watch live: Fed chief Jerome Powell appears in Senate amid hints of interest rate cut One day after he signaled the Federal Reserve will consider an interest rate cut at its policy meeting this month, Chairman Jerome Powell will answer more questions Thursday from the Senate banking committee....
20:13 2019-07-11

Federal Reserve makes small interest rate cut. Trump slams central bank for having ‘no guts.’ The U.S. benchmark interest rate is now just shy of 2 percent, down from about 2.25 percent. The move was widely expected and falls well short of Trump’s call for a “big” cut....
05:13 2019-09-19

Wall Street mixed as Microsoft climbs and Apple dips Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a gain in Microsoft offsetting a dip in Apple, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing....
05:39 2019-09-20

Oil rises as US crude stocks fall again, Fed cuts interest rates Oil prices rose for a fifth day on Wednesday following a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. inventories and after the Federal Reserve cut U.S. interest rates for the first time in more than a decade....
23:52 2019-07-31

Oil rises as U.S. crude stocks fall again, Fed cuts interest rates Oil prices rose for a fifth day on Wednesday following a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. inventories and after the Federal Reserve cut U.S. interest rates for the first time in more than a decade....
23:26 2019-07-31

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 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

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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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

FANG stocks have lost their characteristic mojo, but investors are sticking with them The mega-cap tech stocks that have led much of the record-long bull run have started to lose steam, but investors are still giving them the benefit of the doubt....
21:52 2019-07-19

Investors wade back in to U.S. stocks as trade concerns mount Investors jumped back in to the U.S. stock market for the first time since mid-April by sending roughly $3.7 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week,......
20:39 2019-05-29

Investors see less gloom, dump winners and buy economically sensitive stocks There's a shift underway in the stock market that may be signalling that some investors believe there was way too much pessimism on Wall Street this summer....
05:39 2019-09-11

Stocks move higher as investors push through trade anxiety Stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street as investors at least temporarily set aside concerns about the heated trade war between the U.S. and China that roiled the market earlier in the week...
21:00 2019-08-08

US STOCKS-Futures rise as investors cheer trade progress U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday as new signs of progress in trade relations between the United States and China comforted markets, which have been rankled by a prolonged stand off between the world's two largest economies....
14:26 2019-09-13

Stocks Waver as Investors Weigh Trade Against Monetary Policy U.S. equity markets flipped between slight gains and losses as investors balanced fears of rising trade tensions and hopes that policy makers will bolster markets with fresh stimulus measures....
21:39 2019-06-11

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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 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 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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks nudge down as investors crave clarity on Fed stance Share markets flatlined on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. interest rate cuts following the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting kept investors on edge....
13:00 2019-08-22

Stocks Fall as Hong Kong Unrest Fuels Investors' Concerns Equities dropped around the world as protests in Hong Kong, a political shake-up in Argentina and trade tensions added to investors’ concerns about the global economy....
13:39 2019-08-13

Chip stocks brush off trade war and rally to near record highs as investors bet on 5G Semiconductor companies, especially those that sell heavily to China, have faced major headwinds this year. But investors are betting on a big payoff in 2020....
01:13 2019-09-19

Stocks Are Back Near Records, but Memories of 2018 Leave Investors Uneasy Stocks have raced higher to start September, but signs of faltering growth are keeping investors on edge as they navigate what historically has been a turbulent period for markets....
14:00 2019-09-09

Investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks on 'trade deal trauma': BAML Global equities have seen outflows of $20.5 billion in the past week as "trade deal trauma" pushed more money into bonds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, the latest sign of how growing......
15:00 2019-05-21

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expressions of its users. Titled “Display System Having Sensors,” the patent filing — first reported by Variety — shows that the company intends to combine thes...
13:00 2019-07-23

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 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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 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

Investors trim cash, buy stocks on dovish Fed, trade truce: BAML poll Fund managers have trimmed cash holdings and added risk to their portfolios following the U.S. Federal Reserve's dovish pivot and after Beijing and Washington agreed a temporary truce to their......
19:39 2019-07-16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kidney dialysis stocks soar as investors see Trump executive order as good news The details of the proposal for achieving that goal appear to be far less threatening to the major dialysis providers than initially feared by many investors....
12:13 2019-07-11

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens flat, investors shrug off bank results U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday as trade worries and concerns about the balance of monetary policy and growth outweighed solid results from Bank of America and a boost to chipmakers from Dutch company ASML....
16:52 2019-07-17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Investment grade bond funds suck in record $12.3 billion as investors ditch stocks: BAML Investors plowed a record $12.3 billion into investment grade bond funds and ditched equities over the past week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as worries over trade tensions and the......
12:26 2019-06-07

World stocks are rallying after a trio of central banks cut rates and China calmed investors' nerves AP Images / Richard Drew World stock markets rallied on Thursday after central banks in New Zealand, India, and Thailand announced surprise cuts to interest rates. China also fixed its reference rate at a stronger level than expected, and released positive trade data for July. Oil prices rebounded ...
22:00 2019-08-09

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

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

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

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

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

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

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-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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Evercore ISI: Apple is 'well positioned to continue to surprise investors on the upside' After Apple's 30% surge this year so far, the tech giant still has room to run with the upcoming earnings release likely to push the stock higher, Evercore ISI said....
21:13 2019-07-24

Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) Announce New Interbank Lending Exchange and Interest Rate Benchmark CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Environmental Financial Products, LLC and CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced plans to launch the American Financial Exchange, an electronic marketplace for small and mid-sized banks to lend and borrow short-term funds. EFP is a prominent, successful exchange i...
23:26 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

How would you rate Apple's newest AirPods? The original Airpods from 2016 had issues with sound quality and fit, but the second generation packed in a few upgrades, including a H1 chipset that bolstered Bluetooth connection speeds and a wireless charging case. In his review Senior Editor Chri......
22:39 2019-08-08

Apple's new, lower priced iPhone draws tepid response in Asia Apple Inc's new, lower priced iPhone that comes with a faster processor but lacks 5G technology disappointed Asia, where cheaper and feature-packed handsets from rivals are already available....
18:00 2019-09-11

Apple woos investors with China gain, market value nears $1 trillion Apple Inc shares rose 4.4% on Wednesday, after the company calmed Wall Street nerves with an improvement in sales in China and as several brokerages predicted a boost from its services business and the launch of new iPhones in the second half of 2019....
18:39 2019-07-31

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

Apple decision forces Intel to auction its smartphone modem patents Intel confirmed plans to exit the smartphone business a few months ago, but news about the auction of its smartphone modem assets emerged only today. The announcement follows Apple's decision to buy 5G smartphone modems from Qualcomm rather than Intel. Although the US company said it will continue t...
18:39 2019-06-27

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

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

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

Trump says Fed's Powell 'let us down' by not signaling future interest rate cuts Trump said Fed chief Powell 'let us down' by not signaling long cycle of rate cuts. The Fed sliced its key interest rate by a quarter-percentage point       ...
00:52 2019-08-01

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

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

Apple shares dive 2% amid rate cut, iPhone worries Another crop of $1,000 iPhones this fall? Wall Street is yawning — and Apple’s stock is tanking. Shares of the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant tumbled more than 2% on Monday after an analyst cut his rating to “sell” from “neutral,” warning that Apple’s business will get slammed by a “fundamental ...
09:13 2019-07-09

Don't expect Apple or Amazon to buy Tesla, Morgan Stanley analyst warns investors in private call In a private call with Morgan Stanley clients on Wednesday, research analyst Adam Jones, a long-time Tesla bull, said it's extremely unlikely that big tech firms like Apple or Amazon would ever move to acquire the electric vehicle maker....
00:52 2019-05-23

Apple Watch’s heart rate monitor credit with saving another man’s life The Apple Watch may have initially been positioned as a fashion accessory — thanks in large part to Jony Ive — but it soon became apparent that its fitness and health-tracking features were what really attracted users to the device. Over time, Apple has done an impressive job of fleshing...
21:39 2019-07-21

New smartwatch has ECG and heart rate monitor for a fraction of the Apple Watch's price The breakout feature on the Apple Watch series 4 has been the timepiece's electrocardiogram (ECG), monitor. This looks for abnormal heart rhythms and can help detect atrial fibrillation (AFib); this condition can lead to blood clots, strokes and can be fatal. The monitor on the Apple Watch has alrea...
05:00 2019-06-12

Wall St. falls as Apple drags, sharp rate cut hopes fade U.S. stocks fell on Monday, dragged down by losses in Apple and Boeing and as investors cut back bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
17:00 2019-07-08

CBOE Interest Rate Options Products Closed on Columbus Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, October 8, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), 10-Year Treasury Note (TNX), and 13-Week Treasury Bill (IRX) interest rate products will be closed to trading on Monday, October 12, 2009....
13:26 2019-05-22

First peek inside Apple after Steve Jobs: Tim Cook has little interest in product dev, design team left 'rudderless', says WSJ report Apple has been delivering hit product after hit product with a great precision and at a pretty steady cadence: a new product category was unveiled about every 5 years or so: the first iPod was released in late 2001the first iPhone came in 2007the iPad series launched in 2010the Apple Watch arrived i...
20:13 2019-07-01

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

Stocks to Watch: Humana, Baker Hughes, Apple and More Some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Wednesday’s session include Apple, which exceeded quarterly sales and profit targets, and Humana, which posted higher profit....
21:00 2019-07-31

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), ...
13:26 2019-05-22

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street drops as Apple slumps, Fed eyed U.S. stocks fell on Monday as Apple Inc shares dropped following a broker downgrade and investors continued to weigh chances of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
03:13 2019-07-09

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures rise as Trump says he spoke with Apple CEO on tariffs U.S. stock futures rose on Sunday after President Donald Trump said he had discussed the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook....
03:39 2019-08-19

Survey shows "strong interest" in a 5G iPhone, little interest in the 2019 models A number of manufacturers will be releasing 5G phones this year even though coverage is very limited. In the U.S. for example, AT&T's real mobile 5G service (not its 5G Evolution poser) is offered in 19 markets through the use of a Netgear Nighthawk 5G mobile hotspot. Verizon's 5G network is up and ...
22:26 2019-06-03

Apple and chip stocks slide after Trump orders US companies to look for alternative to China Semiconductor stocks and shares of Apple slid on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S. companies should "immediately start looking for an alternative" to their operations in China....
18:52 2019-08-23

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dragged down Monday on fears that a US justice department antitrust investigation into Google parent Alphabet could signal additional regulatory scrutiny...
21:52 2019-06-03

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

Why Tracee Ellis Ross is bringing the mixed-race experience to TV in 'Black-ish' spinoff 'Mixed-ish' Tracee Ellis Ross brings a new experience to TV with "Black-ish" spin-off "Mixed-ish," and she feels mixed race families haven't been on TV often.        ...
08:13 2019-08-06

Tech's 5 FAANG stocks just saw $150 billion of their market value vaporized, and Apple is reeling the hardest (FB, AAPL, AMZN, NFLX, GOOG) Shares of Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google — known as the FAANG stocks— tumbled as China hit back at the US after the Trump Administration said it planned new tariffs. Apple took the biggest hit as its share fell 5% on worries that the new tariffs are a "potential gut punch" f...
02:00 2019-08-06

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

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

Suppliers' party may be ending Forecasters warn a combination of rising costs, falling vehicle sales and uncertainty over future technologies may end a decade of growth in the auto parts industry....
18:00 2019-08-18

Huawei will soon be allowed to buy some of its tech from US suppliers again There are signs of a thaw in the ongoing US vs Huawei saga, with President Trump announcing that Huawei will once again be able to buy technology from US suppliers – with certain limits."US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Bloomberg reports Trump as saying at a G20 news conferen...
15:52 2019-06-30

Wet Weather Swamps Farm Suppliers Record-breaking rains continue to vex the agricultural industry, adding hundreds of millions of dollars in costs for grain traders and crop-seed suppliers....
23:52 2019-08-01

iTunes is dead, long live Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts iTunes' time is up. At WWDC 2019, Apple revealed that it will be winding down the iconic music platform after 18 years of music downloads, storage, and streaming, in favor of its newer apps Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts.Going by what was revealed at the WWDC 2019 keynote, it appears ...
02:52 2019-06-04

Apple launches new devices iPhone 11, Pro, iPad, Apple Watch, and services such as Apple TV+ Apple on Tuesday unveiled new cheaper watches and iPhones and refreshed entry-level iPad. But it also announced the pricing and release dates for new subscription services, including its long-awaited Netflix rival Apple TV+ -- new ways for Apple to keep squeezing more money from consumers....
00:13 2019-09-11

U.S. and Poland urge tough checks on 5G suppliers The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated to check whether they are subject to control by a foreign government, according to a joint declaration signed on Monday....
22:13 2019-09-02

Suppliers carry on with output, wait and watch Suppliers have not yet been instructed by General Motors to slow or stop parts production, said Steven Wybo, senior managing director of turnaround advisory firm Conway MacKenzie....
12:13 2019-09-16

Commerce Department gives Huawei 90-day extension to buy from US suppliers US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday the US government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from US companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 of its units were being added to a US economic blacklist. T...
19:00 2019-08-19

Here's our latest list of the biggest parts suppliers Our annual ranking of the top global suppliers reveals that as the industry’s main players build revenue, transform and change direction, they remain in much the same order of size as they were a year ago. There's a good reason why....
08:52 2019-06-24

U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday the U.S. government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 of its units were being added to a U.S. economic b...
16:13 2019-08-19

How do global suppliers thrive in a tough world? There are many great examples of how innovation keeps big auto suppliers healthy, but a smaller, lesser-known supplier named Kiekert offers another kind of compelling case study....
22:26 2019-06-10

Mnuchin Urges Suppliers to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
10:13 2019-07-11

China Studying Tech Companies' Exposure to U.S. Suppliers China is studying technology companies’ reliance on American suppliers, an apparent attempt to assess their ability to withstand further trade-war shocks as Beijing prepares to roll out a retaliatory blacklist of foreign businesses....
15:13 2019-08-29

IQE shares plunge as Huawei ban hammers tech suppliers Shares in Britain's IQE plunged as much as 40% on Friday after the tech supplier warned its 2019 revenue would miss forecasts, blaming a bigger than expected hit on the industry's supply chain from U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei....
17:52 2019-06-21

Huawei denies report that orders to key suppliers cut after U.S. blacklisting Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers of components for its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. blacklisting, the Nikkei reported, claims that were rejected by the Chinese firm....
08:13 2019-06-06

UPDATE 3-U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday the U.S. government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 of its units were being added to a U.S. economic b...
16:39 2019-08-19

UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe owes $200 mln to foreign fuel suppliers Zimbabwe owes $200 million to foreign fuel suppliers including Glencore , Total and Trafigura, making new imports difficult as companies require cash upfront, the central bank governor said on Thursday....
14:13 2019-05-30

Huawei cuts orders to key suppliers after U.S. blacklisting: Nikkei China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers for components that go into its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. blacklisting, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter....
18:52 2019-06-05

VW to deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen will create joint ventures and help finance battery production to persuade skeptical cell suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing electric vehicles, board member Stefan Sommer told Reuters....
08:26 2019-07-08

Karma Automotive's U.S. venture lures global suppliers The Chinese-owned startup is up and running as a bona fide premium carmaker, with a U.S. plant, a global supply chain and a different sort of pitch for interested suppliers....
02:26 2019-08-20

VW will deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen has not been able to build as many electric cars as it wanted to because of a battery supply crunch so it will help to finance production by suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing EVs....
21:39 2019-07-08

Suppliers adopt pessimistic outlook on China output With 12 straight months of falling sales, many auto suppliers are striking an even more pessimistic tone about Chinese vehicle output this year than some research firms, with suppliers bracing for the pain to be far greater than the single-digit percentage declines predicted by some in the industry....
05:26 2019-08-01

US to extend deadline allowing Huawei to buy from American suppliers The US is expected to give Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies permission to keep buying supplies from American companies, Reuters reported Saturday. A “temporary general license” will be extended for Huawei for 90 days, the news service reported, citing unnamed sources. The company was all...
20:13 2019-08-17

VW explores buying stakes in Chinese suppliers, report says Options under discussion include buying equity stakes or forging joint ventures with Chinese suppliers, particularly companies with technology used in electric vehicles, Bloomberg reported....
14:13 2019-08-23