|Day's Range||12,354.83 - 12,455.22|
|52 Week Range||10,279.20 - 12,656.05|
Banks led European stock markets higher on Thursday, as central banks across the globe loosen monetary policy while making it easier for lenders to obtain short-term financing.
Futures point to a positive start to the day as the FED delivers on a rate cut and talk of more down the road should the need arise.
Global markets are mixed while traders wait on the latest FOMC rate decision. Stronger than expected housing starts and building permits data does not bode well for the Doves.
The futures are pointing to another day in the red as the markets look ahead to the FOMC monetary policy decision due out after the European close.
European stocks on Tuesday floundered for direction, though oil producers remained well bid as oil futures held onto a lion’s share of the advance after the attack in Saudi Arabia.
Investing.com -- Germany's ZEW economic sentiment index, the first major confidence indicator of the month in Europe, rose to -22.5 in September from a seven-year low of -44.1 in August, amid signs of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute and the European Central Bank's monetary policy easing package last week.
Investing.com -- European stock markets opened lower Tuesday as concerns over the spike in oil prices continued to weigh on markets. Asian stocks had also weakened overnight, after the U.S. reportedly shared intelligence with Saudi Arabia showing that Iran was responsible for the weekend attack on its oil facilities. Saudi Arabia hasn't yet joined the U.S. in publicly blaming Iran, something that could raise the likelihood of a coordinated response against the Islamic Republic.
Uncertainty over how the U.S will respond to the strike on Saudi oil fields will test the majors early. There’s also Brexit to factor in…
Global stocks fall after energy prices spike more than 10% raising fears of further slowing in the global economy.
Global stocks traded notably lower Monday, while oil prices surged the most in more than two decades, as an attack on two key Saudi Arabian oil facilities, as well as the weakest industrial output data from China in many years, hammered equity market sentiment.
Geopolitical risk returns as the markets respond to the attacks on Saudi oil fields. With economic data on the lighter side, Brexit will also be in focus.
It’s a big week ahead for the markets. The FED, the BoE and Brexit are in focus, with stats and chatter on trade also needing some attention.
Global markets rise on trade hopes but new records for the indices and a trade deal may be elusive.
TOKYO/HONG KONG, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Asian stocks climbed to their highest in six weeks on Friday, as signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and aggressive stimulus from the European Central Bank helped to calm fears of a global economic slowdown. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged up 0.5% to their highest since Aug. 1, while Japan's Nikkei rose more than 1.0% to four-month highs. Markets in mainland China and South Korea were closed for public holidays.
It was yet another day of gains for the majors as they approach record levels. As market risks abate it may well be a return to the stats for direction.
Global markets rise on trade hopes and stimulus plans, the S&P; 500 is striking distance from new all-time highs.
European stocks move higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank delivers fresh stimulus in the form of a deposit-rate cut and fresh asset buying plans.
Asian stocks advanced to a six-week high on Thursday on hopes for a thaw in U.S.-China trade relations and expectations that the European Central Bank would kick off another wave of monetary easing by global central banks. Australian shares were up 0.2%.
Sep.12 -- Bruce Richards, chairman and chief executive officer at Marathon Asset Management, discusses the European Central Bank's latest rate decision, investing in Europe, the possibility of a U.S. recession, and high-yield bond investing. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous, Brian Sozzi and Jared Blikre discuss what's moving the markets with Dave Tayeh, Investcorp Head of Private Equity North America and Tony Bedikian, Citizens Bank Managing Director and Head of Global Markets around Thursday's opening bell.