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Global stocks lifted by hopes for monetary policy, U.S.-China trade

Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, with equities getting an extra boost from ...

Global stocks lifted by hopes for monetary policy, U.S.-China trade

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Global stocks rally on hopes from trade, monetary policy Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, while equities got an extra boost when U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed a meeting with China's president amid the countries' trade disput...
17:39 2019-06-18

Global stocks fueled by hopes on monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, while equities got an extra boost when U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed a meeting with China's president amid the countries' trade disput...
22:00 2019-06-18

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

UPDATE 2-European shares lifted to 12-month high by Italy, looser monetary policy forecasts European shares closed at their highest in more than a year on Thursday as Italian stocks surged on relief that Rome had avoided European Union disciplinary action and rising expectations of looser monetary policy by major central banks....
21:13 2019-07-04

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
01:13 2019-05-25

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly....
14:13 2019-05-24

Global stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
19:26 2019-06-27

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
23:39 2019-05-24

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
23:13 2019-06-27

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
19:26 2019-06-27

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

Global Stocks Edge Up Amid Questions on Fed Policy Rising oil prices helped support global stocks, while investors mulled the chances of a U.S. interest-rate cut amid worries trade tensions would drag on global growth....
13:39 2019-06-13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment....
17:26 2019-05-28

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
19:52 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth....
01:26 2019-07-02

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

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

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

Japan stocks advance as stimulus hopes calm global recession fears Japanese shares rose on Monday as signs central banks around the world are taking steps to support their economies helped ease immediate concerns about a global recession....
12:39 2019-08-19

Easing hopes prop up global stocks, pound sags as Britain eyes new PM Expectations of policy easing by major central banks such as the Federal Reserve propped up global stocks on Tuesday, while the pound sagged as Britain braced for a new prime minister who could pave the way for a no-deal exit from the European Union....
03:52 2019-07-23

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied 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 signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
08:26 2019-06-20

Stocks rise on trade hopes, but off from earlier high U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but were well off highs that sent the S&P 500 to a record, fueled by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
21:52 2019-07-01

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

Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
00:26 2019-06-28

China’s Evolving Toolkit to Manage Monetary Policy China’s monetary policy is in flux, as the central bank tries to weed out risky lending while ensuring money keeps flowing into the economy. To achieve those sometimes competing goals, the People’s Bank of China is engaging liquidity tools and pricing signals, while keeping its historical benchmarks...
09:39 2019-06-07

What To Expect From Shaktikanta Das-Led Monetary Policy Committee Today The Monetary Policy Committee, headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, will conclude its second bi-monthly review of the current financial year today. While many analysts expect the six-member panel......
07:52 2019-06-06

Monetary policy: Argentina takes its bitter medicine Another financial crisis has rocked the country. As it slips into what could be a deep recession, time is running out to achieve the recovery that could create the conditions for a pro-market candidate to win next year’s presidential elections....
15:26 2019-05-21

Stocks rise on trade hopes, sterling slips on Brexit jitters U.S. stocks added to their gains on Tuesday following news of potential progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations, while the pound fell after Brexit hard-liner Boris Johnson won the leadership of Britain's Conservative Party, clearing the way for him to become prime minister....
00:13 2019-07-24

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ekes out gains on U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
23:39 2019-05-24

Climate change risk should be part of monetary policy: ECB's Villeroy Central banks should take into account climate change risks not only as part of ensuring financial stability but also when setting monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Thursday....
18:52 2019-06-13

Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ is missing one thing: monetary policy Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividends to early backers. It’s called the Libra Investment Token, and it will only be available to members of the Libra Association (which maintains the netw...
15:00 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-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

Former Japan central banker warns Facebook's Libra may undermine monetary policy Central banks may see the impact of their monetary policies diminish significantly if Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency becomes widely used in their countries, a former Bank of Japan executive warned on Friday....
10:13 2019-08-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares climb, wager all on dovish Fed, trade hopes revive Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors hoped 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....
10:00 2019-06-19

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

Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
19:13 2019-05-31

Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment....
18:26 2019-05-28

Global stocks climb with bond yields on trade optimism Equities around the world rose on Monday while U.S. Treasury prices fell as risk assets were in demand after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, easing worries the global economy would face another trade war....
02:13 2019-06-11

U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth....
21:52 2019-07-01

Global stocks slide as U.S.-China trade war takes toll on earnings Global shares slipped on Thursday on growing signs that a trade dispute between the United States and China was taking a toll on corporate earnings, with nerves spreading from Wall Street through Asia to European markets....
12:26 2019-07-18

Global Stocks Sink On Trade War Fears As Yuan Slumps To Decade Low China on Monday let the yuan tumble beyond the key 7-per-dollar level for the first time in more than a decade, in a sign Beijing might be willing to tolerate further currency weakness in the face of......
00:13 2019-08-06

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 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

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

Global stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
20:26 2019-05-29

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-Trade row slams stocks, yuan slumps to lowest in over a decade Global stocks fell for a sixth day on Monday as an escalation of a trade war between the United States and China spooked markets and the yuan fell to its lowest levels in over a decade....
14:13 2019-08-05

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade talks buoy stocks, gloomy data sink euro Global shares held on to recent gains on Wednesday as the prospect of new China-U.S. trade talks drew a guarded welcome from investors, while dour data on euro zone economic activity hit the euro before a European Central Bank policy meeting....
14:00 2019-07-24

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade talks keep stocks afloat, weak PMIs sink euro Global shares crept higher on Wednesday as prospects of fresh China-U.S. trade talks drew a guarded welcome from investors, while dour data on euro zone economic activity hit the euro ahead of a European Central Bank policy meeting....
11:00 2019-07-24

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-Asian stocks fail to catch Wall St's Fed rally as trade angst persists Asian stocks struggled on Friday to follow Wall Street's euphoria about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded investor sentiment in the region....
07:00 2019-06-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks fail to catch Wall St's Fed cheer as trade angst dominates Asian stocks struggled on Friday to track Wall Street's exuberance about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the region....
04:00 2019-06-21

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
22:13 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
18:13 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ....
01:39 2019-05-22

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

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

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
23:39 2019-07-12

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global growth woes, trade uncertainty drag on Asian shares Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rebounded as weak global factory activity reinforced fears about slowing growth, while doubts over whether the United States and China can pull off a trade deal also hurt sentiment....
11:00 2019-07-02

Stocks rise for a second day on hopes the Fed will eventually cut rates Stocks traded higher on Wednesday, building on the strong gains from the previous session, as Wall Street increased bets that the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates soon....
16:39 2019-06-05

US STOCKS-Futures rise on hopes of accommodative Fed U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, as more dovish calls from the European Central Bank fueled expectations of a similar accommodative stance from the Federal Reserve....
14:26 2019-06-18

WFE Open Letter to Global Financial Policy Makers ##GlossaryLink value='1'##Following the General Assembly of the World Federation of Exchanges in Milan on 13 and 14 October, the WFE wrote an open letter to global financial policy makers about the role exchanges can play in the current economic situation. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 gain on stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007....
16:39 2019-08-16

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

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on stimulus hopes Wall Street opened higher on Monday, after China's plans of an interest rate reform reinforced hopes that major economies would act to counter the impact of escalating global trade tensions....
16:39 2019-08-19

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

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

Stimulus hopes support stocks, ease pressure on bonds Global equity markets rose on Monday on signs that major economies would look to prop up stalling growth with fresh stimulus measures, easing pressure on bonds and dampening demand for perceived safe-havens such as gold....
12:13 2019-08-19

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on energy lift, stimulus hopes Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, led by energy companies, as sentiment was buoyed by signs of an interest rate reform in China that raised hopes that major economies would act to counter slowing economic growth....
16:39 2019-08-19

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

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
03:26 2019-06-14

European stocks are jumping as traders bet on loose Fed policy, while US markets break for the 4th of July Ritzau Scanpix Denmark/Reuters US markets are closed for the July 4 holiday. European stocks rose on Wednesday as disappointing US employment and commercial data fueled anticipation of looser monetary policy. US hiring figures from payment-processor ADP missed market forecasts, while the ISM non-m...
04:39 2019-07-05

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy lift, stimulus hopes Canada's main stock index opened higher on Monday, with gains led by energy companies, as sentiment was buoyed by signs of an interest rate reform in China that raised hopes that major economies would act to counter slowing economic growth....
16:39 2019-08-19

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

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

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

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

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

Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied 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....
09:13 2019-06-20

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based gains. Volumes were limited, however, by market hol...
18:00 2019-05-27

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

FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
03:26 2019-06-14

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 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

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

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

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

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 rises on hopes of delayed tariffs on Mexico imports Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session on Thursday, as investors grew more optimistic on trade after media reports the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
22:52 2019-06-06

GLOBAL MARKETS-Chinese trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety due to fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
17:26 2019-08-08

Donald Trump’s reckless Iran policy casts doubt on the US as global leader | David Wearing Washington’s European allies need to ask themselves whether the US government has become a dangerous liabilityIrrespective of whether Iran is responsible for the recent attacks on Gulf shipping, the crisis now unfolding is fundamentally one manufactured out of thin air by the Trump administration. T...
12:00 2019-06-19

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

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

Global Stocks Rise After Selloff Global stocks recovered some of their poise after a big move away from riskier assets and into the safety of government bonds on Thursday saw Treasury yields hit their lowest levels since late 2017....
14:26 2019-05-24

Global stocks, yields dip with Fed meeting on tap A gauge of global stock markets dipped slightly on Monday after a mostly strong month and benchmark U.S. bond yields edged lower as investors awaited developments this week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
00:13 2019-06-18

Global Stocks Waver Ahead of Fed Minutes U.S. stocks were set to open slightly lower as markets awaited the release of Federal Reserve minutes that could shed light on officials’ views on lowering interest rates....
15:26 2019-05-22

Dow Milestone Nudges Global Stocks Higher U.S. futures and European and Asian stocks rose at the end of a week that saw central banks in the U.S. and Europe setting the stage for looser monetary policy....
12:52 2019-07-12

Global Stocks Tread Water After S&P Record European stocks were largely flat as geopolitical risks prompted a return to safer assets for some investors and profit-taking for others after a run of gains this week....
11:26 2019-06-21

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

Global Stocks Post Small Rises Stocks rose slightly as U.S. and U.K. investors returned to their desks and weighed developments over the weekend including European elections and continuing concerns about U.S.-China trade....
10:13 2019-05-28

Global Stocks Wobble as Earnings Season Gets Under Way Asian stocks mostly weakened after President Trump’s comments in a White House cabinet meeting signaled enduring tensions with China over trade and technology....
11:39 2019-07-17

Opinion: The world has reached a crossroads in trade policy It's not too late for US trading partners to decide which path to take: one based on retaliation leading to trade destruction, or a path where tariffs are reduced. The window to decide is closing, says Dennis Snower....
16:13 2019-08-16

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more defensive and climate-oriented EU trade policy....
17:52 2019-05-27

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

Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd....
19:39 2019-05-21

Global Stocks Waver Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report European stocks were muted after a mixed session in Asia, as U.S. markets prepared to return from a public holiday and the U.S. jobs report was on tap for June later in the day....
11:26 2019-07-05

Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
18:13 2019-08-14

Global Stocks Follow Wall Street Lower Global stocks dropped after Wall Street indexes broke a weeklong winning streak amid lingering trade tensions and questions over the direction of Federal Reserve policy....
13:39 2019-06-12

Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
04:13 2019-08-15

Global stocks gain as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions Stock markets gained on Tuesday, with chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia among the best performers, after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei....
14:33 2019-05-21

Global Stocks Advance Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data Global stocks climbed with Chinese markets closed for a holiday, ahead of U.S. jobs data that could figure into a decision from the Federal Reserve on the possibility of an interest-rate cut as soon as this month....
11:39 2019-06-07

Global stocks climb as currency war fears ease World stock markets inched higher on Tuesday, propelled by solid gains on Wall Street, after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing fears that a protracted trade spat between the United States and China would spill over into a currency war....
03:26 2019-08-07

Recession fears sink global stocks lower Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after Wall Street fell on mounting fears of a possible recession.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Wall St. clings to gains on trade hopes U.S. stocks gained on Friday, ahead of a long Memorial day weekend, after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China....
20:52 2019-05-24

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trade Hopes U.S. government-bond yields rebounded from a recent slide, boosted by bets that a potential trade agreement between Beijing and Washington could lift the outlook for the world economy....
21:26 2019-06-27

IMF sees trade disputes slowing global trade, sees supply chain risks The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said global trade growth was slowing as a result of tensions between the United States and China and others, and prolonged uncertainty about tariffs was weighing on business sentiment around the world....
16:52 2019-07-17

Fed chief likely to focus on trade-inspired policy shift in testimony The U.S. Federal Reserve over the course of its 105-year history has changed monetary policy in reaction to property crashes, war, financial bubbles and policymakers' gut instincts about where the economy was heading....
10:52 2019-07-10

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stock price....
21:52 2019-06-11

Global stocks drop for third day, BASF warning stings Europe World stocks fell for a third straight day on Tuesday, as a stinging warning came from German chemicals giant BASF about the effects of the global trade war and traders hedged bets on a hefty U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
12:52 2019-07-09

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
17:39 2019-06-17

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher, tracking global cues Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Tuesday, tracking gains in global equities as investors anticipate major central banks to cut interest rates in the near future....
16:39 2019-07-23

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises, mirrors gain in global equities Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, tracking gains in global equities as investors anticipate major central banks to cut interest rates in the near future....
16:39 2019-07-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-Tech leads U.S. stocks higher; oil gains U.S. stocks gained ground on Monday at the onset of a heavy earnings week, while European shares inched higher as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and increasing geopolitical tensions sent oil prices climbing....
02:39 2019-07-23

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures down as global demand concerns hit oil prices Futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday on fears that trade disputes may hurt global oil demand, a day after tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman lifted oil prices sharply....
15:26 2019-06-14

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

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

Global Stocks Rally After Wild Swings on Wall Street Stocks around the world rose as stronger-than-expected Chinese trade data and upbeat indicators in Europe eased concerns about a sharp deterioration in the global economic outlook....
13:26 2019-08-08

Global Stocks Nudge Higher After Wall Street Surge Stocks around the world edged up following a surge on Wall Street, after Federal Reserve officials hinted at the possibility of lowering interest rates to boost the economy....
15:26 2019-06-05

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
11:00 2019-06-15

Trump hopes for ‘productive’ talks with Xi Jinping on trade war President Trump on Friday said he hopes to have productive trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping – but denied that he had promised a reprieve on mounting tariffs. “At a minimum it will be productive. We’ll see what happens and what comes out of it,” Trump told reporters after a s...
16:26 2019-06-28

Japanese shares tick up on U.S.-China trade hopes Japanese share prices edged up on Wednesday after a news report that U.S. trade negotiators will meet Chinese counterparts in Shanghai next week prompted investors to buy back cyclical shares such as carmakers, shippers and machinery makers....
05:26 2019-07-24

UK hopes trade deal with US could soften Brexit blow While in the UK for a three-day state visit, US President Trump is dangling the possibility of a "big" post-Brexit trade deal. But can freeing up bilateral trade really alleviate the fallout of the UK's exit from the EU?...
21:39 2019-06-04

Wall St. rallies on hopes of U.S. rate cut, trade progress 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....
00:00 2019-06-08

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan....
15:52 2019-06-28

U.S. trade rep says he hopes Congress can approve USMCA legislation 'very soon' The North American trade pact renegotiated under President Donald Trump is a "watershed development" for labor that will reduce incentives to outsource jobs, the U.S. Trade Representative said in prepared remarks to lawmakers on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-06-18

Hopes in China rise for a Trump-Xi trade deal As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide....
18:00 2019-06-19

Trade hopes lift S&P to record as tech leads U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
01:13 2019-07-02

China to unveil special tax policy in Shanghai Free Trade Zone China said on Tuesday it will implement a special tax policy in the newly expanded Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in a bid to promote free trade as Beijing's year-long trade dispute with Washington threatened to escalate into a full-blown economic war....
03:26 2019-08-07

Larry Kudlow: Huawei policy now part of trade talks with Beijing White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow confirmed Friday that the U.S. policy towards Chinese telecom giant Huawei would be a factor in the upcoming trade talks with Beijing....
20:13 2019-07-05

Fed's Rosengren: Trade war is a 'prominent downside risk' and another reason for policy patience The escalating trade war between China and the U.S. could increase pressure on the overall economy, according to Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren....
23:13 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks subdued, oil near 5-month low on U.S. inventory build Asian stocks stuttered on Thursday, dogged by the uncertainty over an intractable U.S.-China trade dispute, while oil prices flirted with five-month lows thanks to higher U.S. crude inventories and a bleaker demand outlook....
07:26 2019-06-13

Global stocks slip, U.S. yields rise on retail sales data A gauge of global equities edged lower on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields climbed as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility that a second rate cut by the Federal Reserve this year could be pushed back by several months....
20:26 2019-07-16

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

Global stocks slide as bond markets send recession warning Global stocks slumped to more than two-month lows in early Asian trade on Thursday, tracking the Wall Street slide as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve sent a flashing warning to investors about rising recession risks....
04:13 2019-08-15

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks subdued, oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares were off to a cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil prices firmed on worries over heightened tensions between the United States and Iran....
06:52 2019-06-24

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

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

Global stocks spooked, oil sinks as bond markets scream recession Asian stocks slid and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as investors feared an historic drop in long-term U.S. bond yields could prove a herald of recession globally....
07:52 2019-08-15

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

Global stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
13:13 2019-05-31

Global stocks edge lower on data, oil rises on geopolitical fears Equity markets lost ground on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and mounting fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
21:26 2019-06-14

Global stocks pummeled by Trump's tariffs, safe-havens surge Global stocks are set to take another beating on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from next month....
02:39 2019-08-02

Trump's tariffs jolt global stocks, trigger rush to safety Global stocks took another beating on Friday with investors piling into safe-haven assets after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1....
06:39 2019-08-02

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

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
21:26 2019-06-14

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

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the two countries would resolve an ongoing trade war....
22:00 2019-06-18

World share markets continue rally on trade, Fed hopes Stock indexes around the world gained on Tuesday as investors piled into riskier assets as they bet on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and that a U.S.-China trade agreement could follow the U.S.-Mexico deal....
19:13 2019-06-11

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
17:39 2019-06-17

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....
22:39 2019-06-18

European shares higher on hopes of rate cut, trade optimism European shares advanced for the sixth straight session on Thursday, as investors took heart from signs that the U.S.-China trade talks are back on track, with expectations of interest rate cuts by central banks lifting the sentiment....
11:26 2019-07-04

RPT-Pricier grills but cheaper meat: how Trump's trade policy plays on July 4 U.S. consumers likely paid more for grills to cook their Independence Day hot dogs and burgers this year because of the U.S.-China trade war, but they will find some consolation in less costly meat for cookouts as tariffs curb U.S. exports....
13:39 2019-07-04

Pricier grills but cheaper meat: how Trump's trade policy plays on July 4 U.S. consumers likely paid more for grills to cook their Independence Day hot dogs and burgers this year because of the U.S.-China trade war, but they will find some consolation in less costly meat for cookouts as tariffs curb U.S. exports....
00:26 2019-07-04

Warren promises bigger role for liberal groups in setting trade policy Elizabeth Warren promised Monday that she would make federal trade policy more transparent and give a bigger role labor and environmental groups in setting the policy. The top contender for the Democrat's 2020 presidential nomination said the change was intended to block corporations from setting th...
20:13 2019-07-31

Trump's trade policy is a hot mess of conflicting goals – with few winners | Jeffrey Frankel Tariffs war with China has hurt almost every segment of the US economy Earlier this month, the US President, Donald Trump, suddenly revealed that a trade agreement between the US and China was not imminent after all. On the contrary, on 10 May the Trump administration raised its previous 10% tariff ...
14:52 2019-05-23

Trump's tariffs jolt global stocks, spark rush to safer assets Global stocks took a beating on Friday, with investors piling into safe-haven assets but oil prices recouped some losses after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1....
09:52 2019-08-02

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Collapsing bond yields drive world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
11:26 2019-07-04

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

Evermore Global Value Fund Finds European Stocks Selling At A Deep Discount David Marcus, portfolio manager of the Evermore Global Value Fund, is a deep diving value investor, looking for cheap stocks with catalysts to pull value out of the stocks. He's beaten his benchmark for the 1-year, 3-year and 5-year periods and he's currently invested 70% of his fund in Europe....
15:39 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-King dollar rattles currencies, commodities; stocks rise The dollar charged to its highest in more than two years on Thursday, trampling almost every market in its way, after the Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a lengthy run of U.S. interest rate cuts....
20:13 2019-08-01

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on heightened tensions between the United States and Iran....
06:52 2019-06-24

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
11:13 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shaken, bonds surge as Trump risks recession U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
09:26 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks lose steam as threats to growth end relief rally Stocks eked out meagre gains on Tuesday amid worries the global economy was faltering after data showed manufacturing activity slowed last month, weakening appetite for risk....
11:00 2019-07-02

Asian shares climb, wager all on dovish Fed, trade hopes revive Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors hoped 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

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
02:52 2019-05-23

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
01:13 2019-05-25

Nikkei ends near 6-week highs on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cut Japan's Nikkei rallied hard to end near six-week highs on Wednesday on news that the United States and China will revive talks on trade, while expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
10:00 2019-06-19

Oil soars 4% on hopes U.S.-China trade talks resume, Mideast tension Oil prices rose about $2 a barrel on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hold an extensive meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this month....
18:13 2019-06-18

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
16:00 2019-06-23

Wall St. Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
20:13 2019-06-21

Nikkei surges to 4-week highs on hopes for trade talks and U.S. rate cut Japan's Nikkei surged to four-week highs on Wednesday morning on news that the United States and China will rekindle talks on trade, while ongoing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
05:52 2019-06-19

Oil broadly stable as inventory data counters trade deal hopes Oil prices were broadly steady on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
12:39 2019-06-19

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

Euro zone sees economic outlook worsening amid uncertain U.S. trade policy The European Commission lowered its forecast on Wednesday for the euro zone economy next year, saying that uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a major risk to the bloc....
11:52 2019-07-10

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
02:39 2019-05-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge European shares climbed on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after pro-EU parties kept a firm grip on power in elections to the European Parliament....
16:39 2019-05-27

Global stocks gain as Mexico tariffs averted, yuan falls to 2019 lows U.S. stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal migration from Central America, and as weak U.S. jobs data raised hopes for U.S. interest rate cuts....
06:39 2019-06-10

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

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks 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

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
05:52 2019-06-19

Gold Pares Early Advance as Trade Hopes Boost Risk Assets Gold prices erased an early rally after the U.S. Trade Representative said it would delay some tariffs on Chinese imports and China’s Xinhua News Agency reported that officials from both sides plan to continue talks in two weeks....
16:52 2019-08-13

Nikkei edges up on hopes for Japan-U.S. trade progress, turnover lowest since 2014 Japanese stocks edged higher on Monday, when volume was low with U.S. markets closed, as investors awaited details from trade talks between the leaders of Japan and United States....
11:39 2019-05-27

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
05:00 2019-06-22

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
10:39 2019-06-19

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

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-China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
15:26 2019-06-14

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge lower, gold gains on slowdown, geopolitical fears Equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty....
20:52 2019-06-14

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

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
05:52 2019-06-19

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

The Fed 'put' could insulate stocks from trade wars, send the Dow to 28,000 With a potentially negative earnings season looming, investors see easy Fed policy as the security blanket the stock market needs as it breaks to new highs....
20:52 2019-07-11

Stocks Drop as Trade Battle Intensifies Global stocks started the week with sharp declines and the yuan depreciated to a new low as President Trump’s threat to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods continued to rattle investors....
12:00 2019-08-05

U.S. Stocks Decline Amid Trade Woes U.S. stocks fell as a wave of selling that analysts attributed to mounting doubts about a trade deal pulled lower everything from bank stocks to shares of technology companies....
01:39 2019-08-13

Stocks little changed amid trade uncertainty Stocks were little changed on Tuesday after the U.S. threatened a new wave of tariffs on European goods, dampening recent optimism surrounding the Washington-Beijing trade truce....
18:00 2019-07-02

Stocks stall as trade enthusiasm fades U.S. stocks held near the unchanged mark on Tuesday as optimism over the U.S.-China trade truce faded after the United States threatened tariffs on additional European goods, stalling a recent rally....
22:00 2019-07-02

Putin says US unilateralism undermines global trade Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the United States for using pressure and sanctions to maintain its economic supremacy, hurting international trade and eroding global stability....
15:39 2019-06-07

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 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

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

Trade uncertainty stops world stocks in tracks World shares were steady on Friday as uncertainty ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping deterred traders from making bold directional bets....
13:39 2019-06-28

US stocks climb on hope of US-Mexico trade deal U.S. stocks finished higher Thursday as optimism that the U.S. and Mexico can work out a deal before costly tariffs kick in next week helped power the market to its third straight gain...
00:26 2019-06-07

Markets Right Now: Stocks mostly gain; market eyes trade NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:50 a.m Stocks are mostly higher at midday Thursday as investors wait for developments in U.S. trade talks with Mexico. Energy companies and makers of household products led the gainers while manufacturers were the ...
18:39 2019-06-06

CANADA STOCKS-TSX weighed down by fears of a protracted trade war Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, with energy and mining stocks leading declines, as investors fled riskier assets on worries over a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
17:00 2019-05-22

U.S. stocks gain ground on trade optimism; oil climbs U.S. stocks advanced on Monday at the start of a heavy earnings week, while European shares overall were little changed, as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and escalating geopolitical tensions sent oil prices higher....
19:00 2019-07-22

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as trade war hits chips NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are falling early Friday on signs the trade war between the U.S. and China is putting the squeeze on the semiconductor industry. Technology shares dropped after chip maker Broadcom reduced its 2019 re...
16:39 2019-06-14

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

HSBC and UBS upgrade Malaysian stocks as trade war escalates Malaysia's stock benchmark, the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index, has lost around 5% so far this year — one of the worst-performing Asian emerging markets....
09:26 2019-05-29

Stocks move lower as trade war anxiety lingers U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading Monday as investors opened the week heading for safety amid heightened anxiety over the U.S.-China trade war.       ...
06:39 2019-08-13

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

Markets Right Now: Stocks rally on US-China trade truce NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rallying early Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to resume trade talks. The U.S. agreed to hold off on imposing new tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods, although existing tariffs on $250...
16:52 2019-07-01

Stocks, oil tumble as Trump escalates trade war with China U.S. President Donald Trump sent financial markets reeling on Thursday when he announced additional tariffs on Chinese products, as traders worried not only about the escalation of the trade war but also the effect on the independence of the U.S. central bank....
23:52 2019-08-01

Trade Truce Prompts Relief Rally for Stocks and Oil Global stocks and oil rallied while U.S. Treasury yields rose after the weekend’s truce on trade between Beijing and Washington lifted investor confidence....
11:39 2019-07-01

Global shares mixed over concerns about oil tankers, trade Global shares were mixed as investors weighed a variety of factors, including alleged attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz and lingering worries about trade conflict between the U.S. and China...
11:13 2019-06-14

P&G CEO says US consumer 'remains strong' despite global trade concerns Procter & Gamble's CEO tells CNBC the U.S. consumer "remains strong," after the company reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations....
00:52 2019-08-01

G20 says global growth to pick up; trade, geopolitics among risks Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies will say on Sunday that global growth is likely to pick up this year and next, but that intensified trade and geopolitical tensions were among the key downside risks, the final draft communique showed....
15:13 2019-06-09

U.S.-China Trade Battle Is Crimping Global Oil Demand Worries about the health of the world’s economy and increasingly uncertain trade relations between the U.S. and China will put further pressure on global oil demand in 2019, the International Energy Agency said....
18:52 2019-08-09

Global automakers tout benefits of free trade As President Donald Trump held his third annual "Made in America Product Showcase" in Washington, "Here for America," an initiative of the Association of Global Automakers, provided evidence that freer trade encourages investment in the U.S....
06:13 2019-07-22

Malaysia PM says global garbage trade ‘grossly unfair’ TOKYO (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says the practice of advanced countries such as the U.S., Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is “grossly unfair” and should stop. His comments in Tokyo on Thursday came days after his government a...
13:39 2019-05-30

Malaysia PM says global garbage trade 'grossly unfair' The practice of advanced countries such as the U.S., Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is "grossly unfair" and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday....
12:39 2019-05-30

IMF warns of trade tensions in global outlook downgrade With uncertainty on the horizon, the IMF has downgraded its outlook for the world's economic output. It warned that US tariffs on European cars, a no-deal Brexit or a trade war with China could tank the global economy....
17:52 2019-07-23

Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade Protections for saiga antelope, mako sharks and even woolly mammoths will be considered at a conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
17:00 2019-08-16

Could the US-China trade row become a global cold war? | Nouriel Roubini If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping slide into ongoing animosity, the world will pay the priceA few years ago, as part of a western delegation to China, I met Xi Jinping in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People. When addressing us, Xi argued that China’s rise would be peaceful, and that other countries – na...
15:26 2019-05-21

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

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

Stocks fall again on trade-war worries, capping a wild week Stocks stumbled Friday as worries flared yet again that President Donald Trump’s trade war with China may be worsening. It was a fitting end to a wild week...
00:26 2019-08-10

Stocks, Yuan Drop Sharply as Trade Spat Intensifies Stocks across Asia fell and the Chinese yuan depreciated to a new low in offshore trading, following an escalation in the U.S.-China trade dispute and widespread protests in Hong Kong....
07:39 2019-08-05

Trade worries sink stocks as yuan slides to a decade low Stock markets around the world fell hard on Monday on fears that China's willingness to let the yuan slide in response to the latest U.S. tariff threat could further aggravate trade-related tensions between the world's two largest economies....
01:13 2019-08-06

US stocks surge to a record close after Trump and Xi's trade-war truce REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque US stocks soared Monday following US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's weekend meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. The S&P 500 notched a record close, at 2,964.33. The trade-sensitive technology sector led the market's gains, while rea...
00:52 2019-07-02

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

Stocks relieved at trade truce, bonds step back Stocks rallied and bonds retreated in Asia on Monday as a thaw in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute averted one threat to the global economy, leading investors to pare wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks....
08:26 2019-07-01

Stocks deepen losses as U.S. puts yuan in trade war crosshairs Global stocks extended their already substantial losses and the offshore yuan hit an all-time low on Tuesday after Washington designated Beijing a currency manipulator in a rapid escalation of the U.S.-China trade war....
03:13 2019-08-06

Trade Worries Have Eased, But Chip Stocks Aren't Out of the Woods Hopes of a U.S.-China trade truce have boosted chip-maker stocks, but the gains have started to erode as the semiconductor sector faces a weak second-half outlook....
21:39 2019-07-03

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

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

Stocks 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

Stocks sink as odds of U.S.-China trade deal appear to wane Stocks continued their August swoon Monday on fears that Hong Kong protests, falling worldwide bond yields and the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute could exacerbate a global recession. The Dow Jones i......
22:39 2019-08-12

US STOCKS-Futures fall on concerns over U.S.-China trade fallout U.S. stock futures fell on Tuesday as investors worried over a hit to earnings from the prolonged U.S.-China trade war and receding hopes of a sharp rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
14:00 2019-07-09

U.S. stocks fall as trade concerns spark growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above key support levels, as worries that a lengthy U.S.-China trade war would crimp global growth pushed investors into the safety of government bonds....
23:52 2019-05-29

Trade concerns dent stocks; U.S. Treasury yields rise A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields rose as trade concerns again began to bubble and U.S. earnings season picked up steam....
18:01 2019-07-17

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

Falling Trade Deficit is Good for Stocks: True or False? There are many widely held beliefs about the stock market that are simply untrue. Even professional market observers often neglect to investigate these "myths" for themselves -- and their clients. Consider the claim that a falling trade deficit is good for stocks, and vice versa. Here's what EWI's r...
14:39 2019-05-21

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Further Amid Trade Jitters Stocks, bond yields and commodities around the world declined again, as worries about slowing economic growth spurred a fresh retreat from riskier investments....
21:26 2019-05-29

Stocks, yields tumble as trade frictions unnerve traders A measure of stocks across the globe posted on Friday its largest weekly loss of the year while yields in U.S. and German debt were near or at multi-year lows, after China vowed to retaliate against a possible new round of U.S. tariffs....
00:52 2019-08-03

Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom curtailed appetite for equities on Wednesday and stoked demand for "safe" government bonds....
13:26 2019-07-17

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at two-month low as trade tensions mount The S&P 500 opened at a more than two-month low on Wednesday as China's readiness to escalate its trade war with the United States fueled fears that the dispute could be long drawn and weigh on global growth....
16:39 2019-05-29

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

Sri Lanka stocks slip in thin trade; rupee edges up Sri Lankan shares fell for the second straight session on Monday in thin trading volume amid worries over economic slowdown and lack of investor appetite for risky assets. ** Traders said the Easter day bombings and aftermath violence weighed on investor sentiment. Most investors have shied away fro...
16:39 2019-05-27

Stocks Suffer Worst Week in Months on Trade Threats Stocks capped a down week with another decline as investors overlooked a jobs report in line with expectations and focused on threats by President Trump to extend tariffs to essentially all Chinese imports....
04:26 2019-08-04

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

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

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell more than 250 points after the latest flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions quelled investors’ expectations of a near-term resolution between the world’s two biggest economies....
17:26 2019-05-23

G20 financial leaders to stay vague on global trade in communique Financial leaders of the world's top economies are likely steer clear of promises to avoid protectionism in their communique on Sunday, amid an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China, officials said on Saturday....
02:26 2019-06-09

China slowdown, trade dispute hurt global carmakers Car sales have fallen in all key regions, especially in China, the world's biggest auto market. With concerns about the economy and stricter emissions rules looming, there is no end in sight for carmakers' troubles....
17:26 2019-07-17

Global markets take fright as Trump ramps up US-China trade war US president has threatened to impose a new 10% tariff on $300bn of Chinese goodsWhy is Trump imposing tariffs on China?Financial markets around the world have sold off sharply after Donald Trump threatened to impose a new tariff on $300bn (£248bn) of Chinese goods in a rapid escalation of the trade...
17:00 2019-08-02

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brexit uncertainty are weighing on the global growth outlook.Industrial production in Europe’s largest e...
01:26 2019-06-08

Dow slides more than 200 points as global trade war weighs on Wall Street U.S. stocks fell broadly Wednesday on Wall Street as investors shifted more money into the safety of bonds. The Dow was down more than 200 points        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Two reasons why the OECD's chief economist is 'very, very worried' about global trade Faltering trade growth in certain parts of the world amid increasing trade barriers and decline in investments are extremely worrying, the OECD's chief economist told CNBC....
14:26 2019-07-09

Global markets fall as China prepares to hit back at US in trade war Dow Jones slumps after Beijing signals readiness to restrict exports of rare-earth elementsFinancial markets around the world have sold off sharply after Beijing signalled a readiness to strike back at Washington in their escalating trade war by restricting exports of rare-earth elements.Wall Street...
20:13 2019-05-29

A China-U.S. Trade Truce Could Enshrine a Global Economic Shift Though details are scarce, any peace that leaves higher American tariffs in place could continue to hurt China’s status as the world’s factory floor....
17:52 2019-06-29

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push....
10:13 2019-06-24

Global Smartphone Shipments to Decline Over US-China Trade War: Canalys Canalys slashed its forecast for the global smartphone market by over 3 percent amid the US government's decision to ban businesses from working with Huawei....
16:26 2019-06-04

China trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety on fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
02:52 2019-08-09

Trade war, tariffs pose risks to U.S. and global growth: IMF, Fed officials Officials of the U.S. Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund separately warned on Thursday that global trade tensions and rising tariffs posed an increasing risk to decades of U.S. expansion, as well as to the global economy....
19:13 2019-06-06

Gold gains as trade concerns weigh on global markets Signs of further escalation of the trade war between the United States and China and weak economic data from the United Kingdom weighed on global markets on Friday, capping a volatile week that has pushed gold to its highest level in six years....
22:00 2019-08-09

Stocks wobble on trade, earnings unease; U.S. Treasury yields fall Asian shares edged lower on Thursday as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, which helped underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries....
08:13 2019-07-18

Stocks, commodities slide as Trump's trade threats fan recession worries U.S. stock futures and commodity prices slipped while bonds rallied on Monday on worries an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade tussle and Washington's new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession....
09:26 2019-06-03

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

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens lower on trade worries U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, dragged down by technology shares, as investors grappled with fresh U.S.-China trade tensions, political turmoil in Italy and a surprise contraction in Britain's economy....
16:26 2019-08-09

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

Dow, U.S. stocks open higher after temporary trade truce emerges with China Stocks were poised to open higher on Monday a day after the White House agreed to resume trade talks with China.       ...
17:26 2019-07-01

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street slides to end May brutalized by trade jitters U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, with the S&P 500 suffering its worst May performance since 2010, after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears that his trade war on multiple fronts could lead to a recession....
01:13 2019-06-01

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks fall on U.S.-China trade woes; FX slides Emerging-market shares fell on Wednesday as worries over the U.S.-China trade conflict resurfaced. Currencies in the developing world mostly weakened as the dollar gained....
11:26 2019-07-17

Emerging-Market Stocks Correct Sharply as Trade Battle Flares Investors are fleeing emerging-market stocks and currencies, fearful that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China will weigh on global growth....
13:26 2019-08-08

Trade, earnings worry drag on stocks; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global equities retreated for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as simmering trade concerns gained steam and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up....
23:26 2019-07-17

Debt and dollar in demand, sterling and stocks stricken on trade war and Brexit Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom dampened appetite for equities on Wednesday while keeping alive interest in the dollar and government bonds....
11:39 2019-07-17

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions between the United States and its trading partners than other defensive sectors such as utilities and real estate....
19:13 2019-06-06

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX rally on U.S.-China trade reprieve Most Latin American currencies and stocks made a positive start to the second half of the year on Monday as the United States and China agreed to revive trade negotiations after a long lull, spurring investment into riskier assets. U.S. President Donald Trump offered concessions to China on Satu...
01:26 2019-07-02

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 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

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S. trade war....
21:26 2019-05-21

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St steadies amid U.S.-China trade jitters U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
23:01 2019-05-30

Europe stocks rally wanes on trade woes, earnings jitters Europe's early stocks rally faded and global bond yields rose after jitters over corporate earnings and trade doused an early rally fueled by enthusiasm over Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell cementing rate cut expectations....
17:26 2019-07-11

Trade friction hits stocks, yuan slumps to lowest in over a decade Global stocks fell for a sixth day on Monday as an escalation of trade tensions between the United States and China spooked markets and the yuan fell to its lowest levels in over a decade....
12:00 2019-08-05

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

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

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

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

Trade talks buoy stocks, gloomy data sink euro Global shares held on to recent gains on Wednesday as the prospect of new China-U.S. trade talks drew a guarded welcome from investors, while dour data on euro zone economic activity hit the euro before a European Central Bank policy meeting....
15:26 2019-07-24

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 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

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

China rare earth firms' stocks soar on trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies in China soared on Tuesday, a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S. trade war....
14:33 2019-05-21

US STOCKS-Futures slide amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions and fears of a recession due to a drawn-out U.S.-China trade war....
15:13 2019-08-13

Japan stocks slide as revived U.S.-China trade war hits sentiment Japanese stocks slid on Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled plans to impose new tariffs on China, reviving trade war concerns and hitting exporter and manufacturing firms....
06:26 2019-08-02

Anxiety over Trump’s trade war with China causes stocks to plunge on Wall Street China let its currency, the yuan, drop to its lowest level against the dollar in more than a decade, a move that Trump railed against as “currency manipulation.”...
23:26 2019-08-05

US STOCKS-Earnings and trade optimism push Wall St toward record high The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies and on optimism the United States would resolve its trade conflict with China....
22:52 2019-07-23

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

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street drops as trade tensions weigh U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with initial gains giving way to declines as the likelihood of a prolonged trade war between the United States and China once again kept risk appetite in check....
22:52 2019-05-28

Trade talks keep stocks afloat, weak PMIs sink euro Global shares crept higher on Wednesday as prospects of fresh China-U.S. trade talks drew a guarded welcome from investors, while dour data on euro zone economic activity hit the euro ahead of a European Central Bank policy meeting....
11:52 2019-07-24

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

Oil edges up on U.S. stocks fall, Mideast tensions, trade talk signs Oil prices nudged higher on Wednesday on rising tensions over Iran, a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and positive signs on Sino-U.S. talks, although worries about weak demand kept a cap on gains....
09:52 2019-07-24

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

Explainer: Five questions about Modern Monetary Theory Like famed economist John Maynard Keynes, Modern Monetary Theory advocates think government has an important role in offsetting what happens when demand falls short of what's needed to keep everyone who wants a job employed. They draw also on the ideas of Hyman Minsky, who was best known for his wor...
19:39 2019-08-07

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares subdued as trade enthusiasm ebbs Asian shares were subdued on Wednesday as initial enthusiasm over the latest U.S.-China trade truce was overtaken by fresh concerns over Washington's threat of tariffs on additional European goods....
04:13 2019-07-03

Fed's Powell bolsters rate cut view on trade, global growth concerns Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the first U.S. interest rate cut in a decade later this month, pledging to 'act as appropriate' to defend an economic expansion threatened by trade disputes and a global slowdown....
20:00 2019-07-10

Asian markets waver amid global growth, trade uncertainty Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rose as weak global manufacturing activity reinforced worries about slowing growth while uncertainties over the prospect of a Sino-U.S. trade deal also hurt sentiment....
07:13 2019-07-02

Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger global markets; Dow slumps more than 400 Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 350 points at the outset, d......
18:52 2019-05-23

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering "I think we have to recognize as equity investors, in particular, this is now the new normal," said James Sullivan, head of Asia ex-Japan equity research at J.P. Morgan....
18:13 2019-05-21

Global trade disruption is a symptom of a deeper malaise | Mohamed El-Erian Resolving US-China trade war is not enough to ward off what many fear is a looming worldwide recession It is only a matter of time until the escalating tensions between China and the US prompt many more economists to warn of an impending global economic recession coupled with financial instability. ...
14:39 2019-08-12

Most G20 members see trade row as huge risk for global growth: Japan MOF official Most Group of 20 finance leaders said escalating trade tensions pose a huge downside risk for the global economy, a senior Japanese Ministry of Finance said on Saturday....
02:26 2019-06-09

Global markets rocked as US-China trade and tech rift deepens Shares fall sharply in Asia, Europe and North America in intensifying war of wordsThe deepening trade and technology war between the US and China has sent global stock markets sharply lower and prompted a warning from the IMF of the increasing risks to the global economy.Shares fell sharply in Asia,...
22:00 2019-05-23

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, on fears that the escalating U.S.-China trade war would stymie global economic growth....
22:52 2019-05-23

IMF Cuts Global GDP Forecast for 2019, Citing Fallout From Trade Tensions A sharp deceleration of global trade driven by ongoing trade tensions is slowing the global economy more than earlier projections, according to the latest IMF forecasts....
16:52 2019-07-23

Wall Street losses accelerate as global trade battle intensifies The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled more than 700 points after China allowed its tightly controlled currency to slide to an 11-year low, provoking the ire of President Trump....
19:39 2019-08-05

IMF: Global economic growth is 'sluggish' amid trade/tech conflict The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday the global economic growth forecast has become 'increasingly sluggish,' amid conflicts over trade and technology....
22:39 2019-07-23

CORRECTED-METALS-Shanghai base metals rise on U.S.-China trade hopes Industrial metals in Shanghai rose on Wednesday as hopes grew that an escalating trade war between the United States and China could abate after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that the two countries would resume trade talks....
05:52 2019-06-19

METALS-Base metals rise on hopes of trade deal, U.S. rate cut Industrial metals prices rose on Wednesday after U.S. and Chinese negotiators opened a new round of trade talks and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
15:52 2019-07-10

METALS-Base metals rise on trade talk hopes, nickel at 3-month high Industrial metals prices rose on Wednesday after U.S. and Chinese negotiators opened a new round of talks, raising hopes of resolving a year-long trade war, with nickel reaching a three-month high....
13:52 2019-07-10

China's STAR Market stocks trim massive gains on second wild day of trade Companies on China's new Nasdaq-style bourse retreated on Tuesday, shedding some of the massive gains made on their volatile debut in the previous session, although all remained well above their listing prices....
08:39 2019-07-23

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks dip on U.S.-China trade jitters; Currencies rise Latin American stock indices were subdued on Wednesday as a re-emergence of trade tensions between the United States and China kept investors on the sidelines, but a recovery in oil prices and a soft dollar lifted currencies in the region. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks fell 0.1% with he...
18:14 2019-07-17

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the euphoria on Wall Street over a possible U.S. interest rate cut next month....
10:00 2019-06-21

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

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

European stocks close sharply lower after Trump reignites China trade war European stocks plunged on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from next month....
04:00 2019-08-03

RPT-UPDATE 1-China's yuan steadies but stocks plunge as trade tensions grow China's tumbling yuan steadied on Tuesday as authorities took steps to contain its slide while stocks plunged after Washington labelled Beijing a currency manipulator, marking a sharp escalation in U.S. trade tensions....
07:13 2019-08-06

Stocks on pace to post best first half in two decades. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.       ...
20:39 2019-06-28

S.Korea stocks gain as trade optimism lifts tech sector; won steady Round-up of South Korean financial markets: South Korean shares climbed on Tuesday as overnight gains in U.S. semiconductor shares lifted South Korean chip giants, amid high expectations of policy easing by major central banks. The Korean won was steady, while the benchmark bond yield fell. ** ...
05:01 2019-07-23

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

Wall St. eyes return to record highs as stocks cheer trade reprieve Stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, leading investors to cut back wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks....
14:26 2019-07-01

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
00:26 2019-05-30

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
04:52 2019-05-25

US STOCKS-Wall St headed lower as yuan slide deepens trade fears U.S. stock index futures pointed to more losses on Monday as China's yuan hit its lowest in a decade, spurring a continuation of a sell-off on trade concerns on Friday that generated the S&P 500's worst weekly performance of 2019....
14:13 2019-08-05

US STOCKS-Futures slide as rising trade tensions fuel slowdown worries U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Wednesday, as growing trade tensions between the United States and China fanned worries about a global economic slowdown, keeping investors away from risky assets....
14:39 2019-05-29

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

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 Edge Lower Amid Hong Kong Protests, Trade Woes U.S. stock futures and European equities edged down as escalating tensions between Chinese authorities and protesters in Hong Kong added to investors’ concerns about global trade....
12:52 2019-08-12

US stocks set to regain momentum after Trump's trade comments dent historic rally U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open again Wednesday morning, after ending a lengthy winning streak following President Donald Trump's skeptical comments on the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
12:39 2019-07-17

Stocks drop as trade dims earnings outlook; Mexican peso tumbles A gauge of stock markets around the world fell on Tuesday as trade tensions weighed on the outlook for corporate earnings, while Mexico's peso tumbled after the country's finance minister resigned....
03:26 2019-07-10

US stocks are set to slip on trade-war jitters after Trump threatens another $4 billion in tariffs on EU goods Assoicated Press/Alex Brandon US stocks are set to slip on Tuesday after the Trump administration threatened to slap tariffs on $4 billion worth of EU goods in retaliation for the union's subsidies to Airbus. The news "dented the market sentiment" that had been lifted by the recent truce in the US-...
05:00 2019-07-03

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens lower on trade war fallout concerns U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, weighed down by worries over the impact of a protracted U.S.-China trade spat on company earnings and lowered expectations of a sharp interest rate cut later this month....
17:00 2019-07-09

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

Trade Wars Causing Collateral Damage To Global Economic Outlook: Report Threats to global growth outlook from protectionism have become much more significant in recent months which raise the possibility of disruptions to trade and investments, according to Fitch Ratings......
23:52 2019-06-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade tensions flare sours rate hope rally German bond yields plumbed new record lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fuelled by hopes for more central bank stimulus ahead of a European Central Bank meeting....
12:52 2019-06-06

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

Global shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices plunged more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, boosting the dollar and knocking benchmark government debt yields down....
22:52 2019-05-23

South Korea cuts growth target as global demand gets hit from US-China trade war South Korea on Wednesday cut this year's economic growth target to what would be a 7-year low as the prolonged U.S.-China tariff war hit global demand, although the revised projections were above the market's estimates....
06:39 2019-07-03

U.S. stock futures, oil slide as trade wars stoke global recession anxiety U.S. stock futures, Asian share markets and oil prices slipped to multi-month lows on Monday on worries intensifying Sino-U.S. tensions and Washington's new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession....
07:13 2019-06-03

Wall Street sell-off as fresh global concerns add to US-China trade war fears US stock markets have fallen sharply as a cocktail of global concerns from protests in Hong Kong to elections in Argentina added to deepening worries about the US-China trade war....
06:39 2019-08-13

UPDATE 2-Fed's Powell says trade, global growth concerns continue to weigh on U.S. economy Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as appropriate" to sustain a decade-long expansion, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday in remarks that could bolster expectations of an intere...
15:13 2019-07-10

Trump Shrugs Off Trade War Concerns; China Sees Severe Global Impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labelling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for......
09:00 2019-08-07

UPDATE 3-Fed's Powell says trade, global growth concerns continue to weigh on U.S. economy Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as appropriate" to sustain a decade-long expansion, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday in remarks that could bolster expectations of an intere...
15:52 2019-07-10

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday....
18:26 2019-07-23

Trade war could trigger a 'global financial crisis,' says ex-China central bank chief China continued to ramp up the rhetoric against the U.S. on Friday, with a former Chinese central bank chief saying that further escalation in trade tensions between Washington and Beijing could greatly hurt the global economy....
12:39 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade war, Italy and Brexit worries drive Europe lower Trade war worries and the prospect of early elections in Italy and Britain hit European markets on Friday, while the week's search for safety left gold on course for its best week in three years, Japan's yen at an eight-month high and bonds surging....
12:26 2019-08-09

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
04:26 2019-06-07

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter as Trump-Xi trade jitters build Asian shares stumbled on Friday amid rising doubts 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

Oil prices extend drop as trade wars stoke global economic fears Oil prices declined more than 1% on Monday to extend losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets racked up their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand as trade wars fanned fears of a slowdown in the global economy....
04:39 2019-06-03

Oil prices drop on signs global economy slowing amid trade disputes Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered support to prices....
06:39 2019-07-09

Global Tech Ties Fray in Nationalist Shift as Countries Use Trade as a Stick Japan’s restrictions on exports to South Korea are prompting Seoul to move toward more self-reliance, the latest evidence of a nationalist shift in the technology industry....
18:00 2019-07-03

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed cheer as trade angst dominates Asian stocks struggled on Friday to track Wall Street's exuberance about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the region....
03:52 2019-06-21

Market outlook: Stocks post best 1st half since 1997. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17.4% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.       ...
00:01 2019-06-29

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade war truce lifts Gulf markets, Dubai leads gains Most major Gulf markets gained on Sunday, reacting to positive global market sentiment after the United States and China agreed to a trade war truce at the G20 meeting. The two powers agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after U.S. Pre...
00:52 2019-07-01

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

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

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
20:52 2019-05-24

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed rally as trade angst persists Asian stocks struggled on Friday to follow Wall Street's euphoria about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded investor sentiment in the region....
05:52 2019-06-21

Modern Monetary Theory’s Reluctant Poster Child: Japan Despite its huge debt, the country remains an economic powerhouse. Some say it provides a model for the United States, but its leaders disavow the idea....
09:52 2019-06-05

'Dr. Doom' economist Nouriel Roubini sees trade war tipping global economy into a recession The rivalry between the U.S. and China could be so disruptive that it's starting to decouple the global economy and eventually causing a recession, according to Nouriel Roubini....
15:39 2019-07-02

China to no longer prioritize controlling trade war scale - Global Times editor in chief A trade deal between the United States and China is now "further away," the editor in chief of China's Global Times newspaper said early on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump moved to impose a 10% tariff on a remaining $300 billion list of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1....
23:52 2019-08-01

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries Worries that a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession weighed on Asian equities on Monday, offsetting a welcome a lift from Chinese shares and a stronger-than-expected daily fixing for the yuan....
10:39 2019-08-12

GLOBAL MARKETS-Cautious calm returns as White House softens trade war rhetoric A cautious calm returned to stock markets on Wednesday as softer rhetoric from Washington on the U.S.-China trade war soothed investors, though demand for safe-haven assets underscored lingering anxiety....
13:13 2019-08-07

G20: world leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach a trade deal or risk global economy Financial markets fall amid growing fears that talks in Osaka will fail to break logjamDonald Trump and Xi Jinping have been urged to reach a trade deal or risk setting the global economy on a downward path as world leaders gathered in Japan for the G20 summit.Russian president Vladimir Putin, India...
09:26 2019-06-28

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter as U.S.-China trade war, recession worries weigh Asian shares fell on Monday morning, while gold prices held firm as investors worried a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession....
10:39 2019-08-12

WRAPUP 3-Australia cuts rates as global cbanks move to head off trade shocks Australia cut interest rates to a record low on Tuesday as a worsening trade war between Beijing and Washington raises recession risks for the world economy and pushes major central banks into what could be a global monetary easing cycle....
10:39 2019-06-04

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, according to semiannual forecasts released by the World Bank....
23:01 2019-06-04

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
12:00 2019-05-29

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
22:39 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Europe needs 'pro-growth agenda,' not monetary easing -Trump adviser The European Union needs a "pro-growth agenda," and not more easing of monetary policy, to pull its economy out of the doldrums, a top adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday....
18:39 2019-08-02

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
17:52 2019-06-21

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade skirmishes....
19:39 2019-06-27

Trump Lifts Metal Tariffs and Delays Auto Levies, Limiting Global Trade Fight President Trump said he would remove metal tariffs on Canada and Mexico and delay auto tariffs, stepping back from opening another front in a global trade war....
17:39 2019-05-21

Global markets plunge, then partly recover, as tariff threats reignite fears of U.S.-China trade war The stock skid came despite a good jobs report Friday and a quarter-point rate cut by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. But Trump’s Thursday afternoon tweets threatening more tariffs on China dampened the feel-good vibe....
23:13 2019-08-02

Trump dismisses fears of long-lasting trade war; China sees severe global impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labeling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for the global financial order....
03:26 2019-08-07

Imran Khan's Pak Government Tables Budget Amid Monetary Fund Bailout Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's government vowed to collect more taxes and make cuts in spending in a closely watched budget presented to parliament Tuesday, weeks after reaching a deal with the......
23:13 2019-06-11

WRAPUP 9-Trump dismisses fears of long-lasting trade war; China sees severe global impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labeling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for the global financial order....
04:13 2019-08-07

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
03:13 2019-05-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
03:26 2019-06-06