EghtesadOnline: The risk-off mood gripping global markets showed little sign of easing as European stocks followed declines in Asia. Taking impetus from a selloff in energy commodities, the slide also spread to U.S. equity futures as bonds and gold advanced with the yen and euro.
EghtesadOnline: The pound dropped as British Prime Minister Theresa May found herself under renewed pressure just as Brexit talks enter a crucial phase. European stocks fell, tracking many Asian shares, while the region’s bonds advanced.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stocks slid as investors weighed the impact of the Republican tax proposal that would dramatically cut levies on corporations and the wealthy. Politics dominated trading in Europe, with the euro sliding after the German election, giving European stocks a boost.
EghtesadOnline: European stock investors and strategists are predicting a pickup in the region’s equities, saying the worst of the drag from a rising euro may be coming to an end.
EghtesadOnline: European stocks headed for the first gain in three days, led by raw-material producers after commodity prices surged on optimism the global economy is gathering momentum. Oil extended last week’s rally.
EghtesadOnline: European stocks advanced in the first trading day of 2017, erasing earlier losses, after Italy’s better-than-expected economic data helped confirm a trend of stronger manufacturing in the euro area.
EghtesadOnline: Caution pervaded markets before the Federal Reserve’s expected interest-rate hike later Wednesday. European stocks dropped from an 11-month high and the dollar declined, while government bonds climbed. Crude retreated on industry data showing U.S. stockpiles increased.
EghtesadOnline: European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Wednesday, buoyed by reports Italy would step in to rescue troubled bank Monte dei Paschi and expectations the European Central Bank would extend its bond-buying stimulus scheme this week.
EghtesadOnline: Declines in lenders and energy producers dragged European stocks down from a one-month high.
EghtesadOnline: European shares were set to open sharply lower on Wednesday, as Republican Donald Trump looked as though he could be on course for an unexpected victory in the U.S. presidential election, rattling global markets.