World stocks

Stocks up, dollar, bond yields down on Fed rate cut signal

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 - 09:45 GMT

The Fed on Wednesday suggested rate cuts might start as soon as next month, saying it was ready to take action in the face of growing economic risks.

Global stocks gain as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions

Tue, 21 May 2019 - 10:23 GMT

In Europe, the broader Euro STOXX 600 edged up 0.3%, with Germany’s DAX rising 0.6%, while France’s CAC 40 climbed 0.2%.

World stocks hover near two-month low, investor fears over U.S.-China trade war ease

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 09:55 GMT

“The trade war is driving markets at the moment,” said Rory McPherson, head of investment strategy at Psigma Investment Management in London.

World stocks rally to six-month highs on U.S.-China trade optimism

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 10:06 GMT

Oil neared the key $70 per barrel mark — a multi-month high — on supply concerns.

China stimulus plans fails to lift world stocks; Aussie tumbles

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 11:05 GMT

World stocks consolidated gains on Wednesday after hitting a 4-1/2 month high last week as investors shrugged off reports of fresh China stimulus.

U.S.-China trade hopes extend equity surge; central banks supportive

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 10:02 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said negotiations with China were going well and suggested he was open to extending the deadline to complete them beyond March 1.

World stocks lifted to 2-1/2 month highs by trade optimism

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 - 10:23 GMT

MSCI’s All-Country World Index rose 0.3 percent after Japan’s Nikkei closed up 1.8 percent at its highest level of the year and MSCI’s index of Asian equities rose almost one percent.

Global markets greet sign of trade truce extension with glee

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 10:13 GMT

European shares followed Asia’s lead to rise across the board with the trade-sensitive German index jumping 0.8 percent and the pan-European STOXX 600 up 0.5 percent.

World stocks subdued, dollar firm as U.S. job's bounce fades

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 - 10:27 GMT

The pan-European STOXX 600 slipped 0.1 percent in early trading with Paris’s CAC and Frankfurt’s DAX both falling around 0.2-0.3 percent.

Friendly Fed fires world stocks to best January on record

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 11:01 GMT

The Fed said it would pause its 3-year interest rate rise campaign while assessing the weakening of the economy.

World stocks ride out May's Brexit defeat, pound steadies

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 09:54 GMT

May’s government faces a no confidence vote on Wednesday after the shattering rejection left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray.

Stocks flatline after selloff as U.S. borrowing costs hold below multi-year peaks

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 09:37 GMT

The effects of the global bond selloff that took U.S. 10-year bond yields to seven-year highs this week were exacerbated by economic growth concerns stemming from trade conflicts and $80-per-barrel oil.

Risk appetite returns as euro, Bund yields rise, copper surges

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 - 09:17 GMT

MSCI’s index of world stocks .MIWD00000PUS rose 0.3 percent to its highest since May 14, helped by Asian shares which climbed to an 11-week high overnight.

Dollar hits one-week high as focus shifts to Fed

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 11:20 GMT

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of peers, was up 0.2 percent.

World stocks break recovery streak with U.S. and China closed

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 07:53 GMT

World stocks were set to post their first loss in five days on Monday, breaking a winning streak that saw them recover almost half their losses.

Global stocks seesaw after Fed flags U.S. inflation, bonds rise

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 07:42 GMT

World stocks lost some of the shine provided by Boeing’s strong results as the dollar fluttered on Wednesday.

Global stocks eye second best start to a year on record

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 10:50 GMT

World stocks pulled out of a two-day dive and were eyeing their second best start to a year ever on Wednesday.

U.S. funding deal keep stocks bulls on the charge

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 - 12:21 GMT

“We should not confuse a mature bull market with a decrepit one,” Goldman Sachs said in its 2018 outlook to clients.

Global stocks dip on U.S. tax doubts

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - 12:21 GMT

World stocks edged lower on Friday on signs that U.S. tax reforms could be delayed.

China data boosts world stocks and copper; oil jumps

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 07:16 GMT

World stocks rose on Monday and copper touched a three-year high as upbeat Chinese data drove optimism about the China's economy, as oil prices jump.