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European stocks were higher on Friday morning as investors' fears were calmed by North Korea's response to President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a landmark summit.
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty following the abrupt cancellation of a meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders.
Investing.com – Wall Street slumped on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump called off a planned summit meeting with North Korea.The S&P 500 was down 15 points or 0.57% to 2,717.78 as of 9:49 AM ET (13:49 GMT) while the Dow composite decreased over 108 points or 0.44% to 24,778.03 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite fell 37 points or 0.50% to 7,388.92.The White House said in a statement that it would be "inappropriate" to have a planned summit at this time. ...
European stocks finished lower Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of what would have been a historic meeting with North Korea, citing “open hostility” from the nation’s officials. Deutsche Bank shares slumped after calls for the chairman to resign. The Stoxx Europe 600 index (^STOXX) lost 0.5% to close at 390.54, after logging its worst one-day percentage fall since March 22.
Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a flat opening bell on Thursday as investors looked ahead to economic data and concern over U.S.-China trade talks continued.The S&P 500 futures was down half a point or 0.02% to 2,730.25 as of 6:46 AM ET (10:46 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 18 points or 0.07% to 24,841.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures rose three and a half points or 0.05% to 6,960.50.A flurry of economic data is expected later in the day, with jobless claims at 8:30 AM ET (12:30 GMT) and existing home sales at 10:00 AM ET (14:00 GMT). ...
Asian shares fell on Thursday after the U.S. government launched a national security probe into car imports that could lead to new tariffs, and President Donald Trump's comments suggested setbacks in U.S.-China trade talks. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was about 0.1 percent higher, but Japan's Nikkei stock index fell 1.1 percent as auto shares slumped.
The S&P 500 was down nine points or 0.35% to 2,714.88 as of 9:44 AM ET (13:44 GMT) while the Dow composite decreased over 74 points or 0.30% to 24,759.55 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite fell 23 points or 0.32% to 7,354.64.
Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a lower opening bell on Wednesday amid fresh trade war concerns.The S&P 500 futures was down 17 points or 0.64% to 2,736.50 as of 6:45 AM ET (10:45 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 188 points or 0.76% to 24,657.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures fell 67 points or 0.98% to 6,841.50.Sentiment on Wall Street was dampened on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was not pleased with how the U.S.-China trade talks were going. He also said there were doubts about whether or not a U.S.-North Korea summit would take place on June ...
US stock-index futures came under pressure on Wednesday, extending selling on European bourses amid a broad shift away from risky assets on the back of troubles in emerging markets and Italian political ...
European stocks moved sharply lower on Wednesday, weighed by the return of geopolitical concerns after the latest comments from U.S. President Donald Trump and a round of disappointing eurozone data. The U.K.’s FTSE 100 index (^FTSE) fell 0.6% to 7,828.37. Stocks in Europe declined as part of a global selloff spurred by worries about Trump’s latest comments on North Korea and the China trade talks.
China said Tuesday it would cut import tariffs for automobiles and some car parts starting on July 1. Tariffs would be lowered to 15% from the current 20% to 25%, while tariffs on auto parts would be cut to 6%.
Stocks jumped at Tuesday's starting bell as automakers and chipmakers notched early gains, and retail names posted mixed moves on earnings news.
Investing.com – Wall Street looked set to continue its rally on Tuesday, as trade war worries between the U.S. and China eased.The S&P 500 futures was up three points or 0.13% to 2,736.50 as of 6:44 AM ET (10:44 GMT) while Dow futures increased 41 points or 0.16% to 25,043.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures rose 22 points or 0.32% to 6,938.00.China said Tuesday it would cut import tariffs for automobiles and some car parts starting on July 1. Tariffs would be lowered to 15% from the current 20% to 25%, while tariffs on auto parts would be cut to 6%. ...
European stocks were slightly higher Tuesday afternoon, amid an easing of pressure in Italian markets.
Investing.com – Wall Street opened higher on Monday, as China and the U.S. agreed to put trade tariffs on hold.The S&P 500 was up 22 points or 0.82% to 2,735.25 as of 9:42 AM ET (13:42 GMT) while the Dow composite increased over 291 points or 1.18% to 25,006.94 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite fell 72 points or 0.99% to 7,427.26.The trade war between the U.S. and China is “on hold” as the two work on a trade agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday. The two countries had been engaged in a tit-for-tat over tariff disagreements over the last few months. ...
Italy’s FTSE MIB index (MTAA:FTSEMIB.MI) underperformed the rest of the region, falling 1.5% to 23,092.38. Traders in Europe were weighing the encouraging news in the U.S.-China trade spat against concerns over political developments in Italy. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that the U.S. administration would put the trade war with China “on hold” while the two countries work on a deal to reduce the U.S. trade deficit with the Chinese.
Investing.com – U.S. futures were higher on Monday, as the U.S. and China agreed to put tariffs on hold as they negotiate a trade agreement.The S&P 500 futures was up 16 points or 0.60% to 2,729.25 as of 6:44 AM ET (10:44 GMT) while Dow futures increased 231 points or 0.93% to 24,952.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures rose 49 points or 0.71% to 6,923.00.The trade war between the U.S. and China is “on hold” as the two work on a trade agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday. ...
The left-wing Five Star Movement and the right-wing Lega are due to present their deal to the country's president later on Monday. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned Sunday that Rome needs to respect European spending rules. Meanwhile, the main Italian index fell more than 1.8 percent in early European deals but it has recovered some ground since, currently hovering around the flatline.
Despite a choppy week of trading and a mixed finish for U.S. stocks, the market extended its recent streak of relative calm Friday.
In Europe stocks were down amid political uncertainty regarding Italy. Germany’s DAX fell 26 points or 0.20% while in France the CAC 40 decreased three points or 0.07% and in London, the FTSE 100 was down 10 points or 0.13%. Meanwhile the pan-European Euro Stoxx 50 lost seven points or 0.21% while Spain’s IBEX 35 slumped 84 points or 0.83%.
Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a higher opening bell on Friday, as trade talks between the U.S. and China take center stage.The S&P 500 futures was up six points or 0.22% to 2,718.75 as of 6:44 AM ET (10:44 GMT) while Dow futures increased 80 points or 0.32% to 24,784.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures rose 17 points or 0.25% to 6,923.00.Trade talks between the U.S. and China are in focus as officials meet in Washington to find a way to end their trade dispute. U.S. ...
The pan-European Stoxx 600 was 0.28 percent lower mid-afternoon, with sectors pointing in different directions. Glencore shares plummeted, trading 6.7 percent lower in the afternoon after a report indicated that the mining firm may face investigation by the U.K.'s Serious Fraud Office. Altice and Telecom Italia dragged the telecoms sector lower on news of ratings downgrades.
The Stoxx Europe 600 index (^STOXX) tipped about 0.1% lower to 395.44, on track to break a three-day winning run. Italy’s FTSE MIB Index (MTAA:FTSEMIB.MI) slumped 1% to 23,564.03, as political developments in the country flustered markets. In the U.K., the FTSE 100 index (^FTSE) slipped 0.2% to 7,774.39, but was still on track for a 0.6% weekly advance.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were marginally higher on Friday as U.S. and Chinese officials held a new round of talks seeking to avert a trade war between the world's two largest economies.
Cisco Systems and NetEase weighed on Thursday's open, then Walmart shed its early gain and slipped into the red.