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A global rebound gathers pace as new PMI readings show Germany's private sector output growing at its strongest in over six years and the French economy surging into 2018. Japan surprised markets, too, with its best manufacturing PMI in nearly four years. David Pollard reports.
Shares gained worldwide on Friday and Wall Street notched closing record highs on U.S. tax legislation optimism, while the U.S. yield curve turned its flattest in a decade after the Federal Reserve hiked ...
After a bright start U.S. stocks slipped on Thursday after Marco Rubio, the Republican Senator from Florida, suggested he may not support the latest version of the GOP tax bill. The S&P 500 dropped 0.4%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3%, while the Nasdaq Composite declined 0.3%. In U.S. after-hours stock news: DDR (DDR) surges 9% after the shopping mall REIT announced the spin-off of a portfolio of 50 assets, comprised of 38 Continental U.S. assets and the entirety of the Puerto Rico portfolio into a separate publicly-traded REIT to be named Retail Value Trust ("RVT"). Hess (HES) jumped more than 6% after the Wall Street Journal reported that activist investor Elliott Management is hoping to either to remove John Hess as CEO or push him consider a sale of the energy company.
World shares were lower on Thursday after concern from investors over potential obstacles to Republican's tax overhaul and a slate of policy meetings from major central banks in Europe. MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.20 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 75.94 points, or 0.31 percent, to 24,509.49, the S&P 500 lost 10.79 points, or 0.41 percent, to 2,652.06 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 19.27 points, or 0.28 percent, to 6,856.53.
A strategist at Deutsche Bank says retail investors have shifted to trading cryptocurrency after not profiting on foreign exchange trades.
Asian markets closed slightly lower in their first session following the Federal Reserve's announcement that it raised U.S. interest rates.
Another big day for central banks with the ECB, the BoE and the SNB announcing their December monetary policy decisions, with focus being on tone as few expect any changes in policy this month. Macroeconomic data will also be in focus, as will the EU Summit and details on the tax reform bill.
European shares closed lower as U.S. stock indexes advanced on Wednesday ahead of a widely expected interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve, while U.S. Treasury yields fell on disappointing inflation ...
The spotlight will be on inflation figures scheduled for release out of the U.S together with the FED’s monetary policy decision and outlook on interest rates for next year, with labour market data and a parliamentary vote to drive the Pound.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 clinched new records Tuesday, buoyed by shares of banks and other financial firms.
U.S. stocks mostly rose ahead of Asia's Wednesday trading day as markets focused on the Federal Reserve's December policy meeting.
Asian markets finished mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the conclusion of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting.
The S&P 500 and the Dow closed higher on Tuesday along with major European stock indexes a day ahead of the Federal Reserve's expected U.S. interest rate hike, while Brent crude oil fell after reaching ...
Asian equities were mixed today. The Euro and Pound have range traded with slight headwinds. The Producer Price Index results will come from the States today, but tomorrow’s Federal Reserve interest rate decision will impact investors and the broad markets as the day progresses.
U.S stock markets gained on Monday, but early trading in Asia today has become cautious as central bank pronouncements from the Fed, ECB, and BoE approach. Important inflation data will come from the States and U.K today. The U.S will see the Producer Price Index.
UK inflation figures to direct the Pound this morning as the markets begin to look ahead to the ECB, BoE and FED monetary policy decision this week, with central bank sentiment towards policy for next year key for the majors.
Rising technology and energy shares pushed the S&P 500 higher Monday ahead of a series of central bank meetings around the world this week.
U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday as investors prepared for an expected Federal Reserve rate hike later in the week, while stocks rose around the world on continued solid global economic growth indicators. ...
Investors in Europe remained focused on Brexit negotiations and the Senate's decision to approve a new tax Bill last week.