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Thursday 02.45 GMT Equities movements were muted in early Asia-Pacific trading on Thursday after strong earnings results from several major US corporates overnight, including IBM, failed to allay concerns ...
In China, the onshore renminbi exchange rate, which moves within a trading band of 2 per cent either side of a daily midpoint set by the People’s Bank of China, was 0.1 per cent firmer at Rmb6.7851 per dollar. The offshore rate was unmoved at Rmb6.794.
Asian shares were subdued on Thursday as political uncertainty in the United States and worries about weakening global economic growth left investors wary of riskier assets. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.1 percent. Australian shares were flat while Japan's Nikkei was last down almost half a percent after moving between positive and negative territory.
Investors should focus on "limiting losses rather than chasing large gains" in the Year of the Pig, which will be a roller-coaster year for Hong Kong's stock market, according to brokerage CLSA. The Year of the Pig, which symbolises hard work and affection, will be upset by "small quarrels and pesky spirits", CSLA said on Wednesday in its annual Feng Shui Index, a tongue-in-cheek financial forecast. Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index (.HSI) will dip in the Lunar New Year, which begins on Feb. 5, before "yin metal" and "yang fire" heat up sentiments in May and June, it said.
By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of world stock markets fell on Tuesday as concerns over global growth and trade gave investors incentive to look towards safe-haven assets such as the ...
Pessimism about global growth drove down world shares and commodity markets on Tuesday and left investors seeking refuge in the dollar, government bonds and gold. The International Monetary Fund's warning of a darkening outlook on Monday, after China's confirmed its slowest growth rate in nearly 30 years, continued to weigh on the mood. European shares followed Asia into the red as disappointing earnings from Swiss bank UBS compounded what had been a catastrophic 2018 for Europe's banking sector, which lost nearly 30 percent of its value over the year.
Tuesday 21.00 GMT Pessimism on the outlook for global growth, along with lingering uncertainty over the prospects for US-China trade talks, helped drag down equities and oil prices while offering support ...
It’s risk off early in the day, growth forecast revisions by the IMF and central banks coming amidst softer GDP numbers.
Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped on Tuesday as pessimism about world growth drove investors away from risky assets, while sterling dithered as the latest plan for Brexit appeared to come and go with no progress. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.5 percent, drifting away from a recent seven-week top.
Stock markets in Asia-Pacific fell on Tuesday after the IMF lowered its outlook for global growth in 2019 on risks to the Chinese economy and Brexit. US markets were closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr holiday. its main economic forecasts, predicting global economic growth would slow to 3.5 per cent growth in 2019, down from its October forecast of 3.7 per cent. Growth for 2020 is expected to come in at 3.6 per cent, down 0.1 percentage points on the previous forecast.
World stocks were subdued Monday after China reported its slowest economic expansion in 30 years and the International Monetary Fund cut its forecasts for global growth this year. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's ...
European stock markets made a cautious start to the week as the latest economic data out of China highlighted risks to the global growth outlook and as participants awaited the latest Brexit developments in Westminster. Trading activity was relatively light given the closure of US markets for the Martin Luther King, Jr holiday. showed the country’s economy growing at an annual rate of 6.6 per cent in 2018 — down from 6.8 per cent in 2017, and the slowest pace since 1990.
With a Plan B seemingly in the wind, Theresa May could be in hot water later today, with Parliament getting restless.
Asia-Pacific equities trimmed gains while foreign exchange markets were mostly steady in the wake of China reporting a dip in fourth quarter GDP growth on Monday as investors digested the latest signs ...
Local observers speak about “dark corners” of Hong Kong’s market where a web of cross-holdings and low liquidity fuel corruption and keep valuations at one of the lowest levels in the world. Much of the losses on Thursday came from Chinese developer Jiayuan International Group Ltd., which plunged 81 percent.
China stocks rallied Friday on hopes of a resolution to the US-China trade wars, based on several news reports, with JD.com, Momo, Vipshop Holdings and YY being among the big gainers.
U.S. stocks flipped between small gains and losses Thursday after two sessions of advances as investors parsed a raft of earnings reports and trade developments. Trade and other political uncertainties have helped depress investor sentiment in recent months, given the potential implications for economic growth and corporate supply chains. Among decliners, shares of Morgan Stanley fell 4.5% after the bank’s fourth-quarter profit missed expectations. The company’s lows of the day had put the stock on pace for its largest percentage loss since June 2016.
A weak earnings report from Morgan Stanley had US futures down about -0.35% in the early pre-market session. The UK FTSE 100 was the biggest loser in early Thursday trading, down more than -0.80% at midday. In Asia, the Hang Seng led the losses as traders and investors take advantage of the liquidity event.
China's central bank pumped almost $83 billion into its banking system in a single day, which eased concerns over a potential funding squeeze in the economy ahead of a major festive season, analysts said.
A round of better than expected bank earnings has the US equity futures moving higher in the early morning session. The financial sector led the EU market at midday with gains averaging 1.0%. The Shanghai Composite closed with no movement, 0.0%, for the day while the Hong Kong Heng Seng and Shenzen markets both saw small gains.
Prime Minister Theresa May's plan on how Britain should exit the European Union was overwhelmingly voted down in the House of Commons, the U.K.'s lower house of parliament.
Major world stock markets climbed on Tuesday on hopes of more stimulus for China's economy, while sterling rebounded from the day's lows after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European Union. Sterling rallied more than a cent to stand above $1.28 after the vote.
Shares in Australia, Japan, South Korea and China jumped despite lingering concerns about an economic slowdown in China and ahead of a crucial vote in the British parliament over the U.K.'s plans to leave the European Union.
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world drifted lower Monday after China reported a slowdown in exports dented the recent upturn in confidence. The British pound was steady ahead of a tumultuous week in British politics with lawmakers expected to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.