Global Stocks

Global stocks steady, yields bounce, metals melt again

Thu, 30 May 2019 - 09:52 GMT

The end the most turbulent month of the year so far was approaching and amid ongoing and fierce U.S-China trade tensions investors seemed content to square up some positions.

Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat

Wed, 22 May 2019 - 10:33 GMT

MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was down slightly at 0905 GMT, as investors shunned assets considered risky in times of economic and political strife.

Shares sink as U.S.-China trade talks go to the wire

Thu, 09 May 2019 - 09:47 GMT

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He was heading to Washington for two days of talks but Trump’s insistence that China “broke the deal”, and then Beijing’s response that it would retaliate against tariffs were ratcheting up the stakes.

Global shares steady after trade blow, Turkey's troubles mount

Tue, 07 May 2019 - 09:55 GMT

London dipped 0.2 percent as it had to play catch-up after a long weekend, but Frankfurt, Paris and the pan-European STOXX 600 index all flitted between gains and losses.

Stocks slip, dollar drifts after Fed cools rate cut bets

Thu, 02 May 2019 - 09:27 GMT

Oil and metals markets added to the pressure on stocks on Thursday with traders sending copper to a 2-month low.

World shares fall as China stimulus worries offset upbeat Credit Suisse earnings

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 10:08 GMT

European shares followed Asia lower, pulling back from eight-month highs, with the pan-regional STOXX 600 index slipping 0.4 percent.

Stocks splutter as oil races to near six-month high

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 - 09:56 GMT

Oil prices jumped to near six-month highs on Tuesday as the United States tightened sanctions on Iran, sending shares of energy companies higher but largely failing to help the currencies of the main crude-oil producers.

Bond yields keep falling, stocks try to steady

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 - 09:58 GMT

Sterling was also hit by a bout of Brexit blues after a round of votes in the U.K. parliament failed to produce any new plan to manage its divorce from the European Union.

Global stocks extend slump as growth worries mount

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 - 09:30 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to follow, with Britain's FTSE .FTSE seen dropping 0.7 percent, Germany's DAX .GDAXI 1.1 percent and France's CAC .FCHI 1 percent.

Asian stocks rebound, euro pulls off lows as anxiety over Italy recedes

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 09:24 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS gained 0.6 percent after slumping on Wednesday to its weakest since early April.

Global stocks slump as key Trump adviser quits, stoking trade war fears

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 - 07:26 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open lower, with Britain’s FTSE falling 0.7 percent, Germany’s DAX losing 0.8 percent and France’s CAC dropping 0.85 percent.

EGX declines, market capitalization loses LE 15B

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 03:05 GMT

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended Tuesday in red, effected by the decline of global stocks as U.S. stocks fall their worst in more than six years.