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U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Friday, extending gains from a day earlier when the market climbed to all-time highs. Technology companies accounted for much of the market's gains. Retailers and other consumer-focused stocks also rose. Utilities and other high-dividend paying stocks lagged. Oil prices were headed higher.
World shares hit their highest levels in more than six months on Friday as investors took the view that the latest exchange of tariffs between the United States and China may be less damaging than initially feared. European stocks strongly extended a relief rally that began on Wall Street overnight and ran through Asian markets, with the pan-European STOXX 600 index up 0.4 percent by 1223 GMT. A rally in Chinese markets helped lift the MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan 1.27 percent, partly on expectations that Beijing will pump more money into its economy to weather the trade war.
Global stocks rose Friday as a record high on Wall Street buoyed investor sentiment despite global trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, London's FTSE 100 index rose 0.9 percent to 7,433. Germany's ...
Asian stocks markets on Friday register strong gains for the day and week, with the Shanghai Composite notching its best weekly run in more than two years, extending on a rally seen overnight in Europe and the U.S.
Global stocks extend gains following last night's record-setting session on Wall Street as a weaker U.S. dollar and a U.S.-China trade war lull drives 'risk on' sentiment. China stocks surge into the close as investors snap-up cheap shares following summer rout, lifting Shanghai Composite 2.5% and driving solid Asia-region gains. Global crude prices remain firm despite President Trump's OPEC Tweet as ministers prepare for key meeting Sunday in Algeria.
Japanese stock indexes hit multi-month highs on Friday as ebbing concerns about global trade tensions and bullish views on the U.S. economy supported commodities and manufacturing firms. The Nikkei share ...
Japan's Nikkei advanced to fresh eight-month highs led by an upbeat Wall Street performance, with commodity stocks rising as investors appeared to gravitate to the view that the U.S.-China trade row would be less damaging to growth than first feared. For the week, the Nikkei has risen 3.1 percent so far. Market analysts attributed the Nikkei's recent gains to market views the impact of the Sino-U.S. trade war would be less harmful to global growth than initially feared.
Inflation numbers out of Japan this morning were a reminder of how far off the BoJ is from making a move, focus shifting to the EU and the Oval Office.
Japan’s manufacturing sector added strength in September, which should further allay concerns about slowing growth in a sector that has been in expansion for two years. The Nikkei Japan Purchasing Managers Index for manufacturers showed a preliminary reading of 52.9 in September, up from 52.5 in August. "Business conditions remained robust despite a number of natural disasters over the past month," said Joe Hayes, an economist at IHS Markit, which compiles the survey.
Japan's nationwide core consumer price index for August rose 0.9 percent as compared to a year back, still off the central bank's target of 2 percent. On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its first record high since January 2018, while the S&P 500 also rose 0.8 percent to an all-time high. The Topix index also saw gains to reach a four-month high.
U.S. stocks retrenched after an early surge but still looked poised for a second straight weekly gain amid continued calm on the tariff front -- although quarterly rebalancing brings the potential for volatile trading. The S&P 500 Index jumped at the open Friday before paring some gains as financial and technology stocks declined. U.S. traders are bracing for quadruple witching -- when futures and options on indexes and individual stocks expire -- and the largest revision to the Global Industry Classification Standard since 1999.
Treasury yields held near the highest level this year, while the dollar slipped. Futures on equity indexes in Japan, China, Hong Kong and Australia all rose. Emerging market assets continued to rally from recent lows.
World stock markets rallied on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 setting new highs, while the U.S. dollar slipped as investors viewed this week's fresh U.S. and Chinese tariffs on imports as less harsh than initially feared. Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), the world's largest asset manager, said the United States was "a big winner" in the trade spat with China "in the short term," though not necessarily over time. The Dow industrials became the last key U.S. stock index to regain record territory, while the benchmark S&P 500 set a fresh record high.
World stock markets rallied on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 setting new highs, while the U.S. dollar slipped as investors viewed this week's fresh U.S. and Chinese tariffs on imports as less harsh than initially feared. Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, said the United States was "a big winner" in the trade spat with China "in the short term," though not necessarily over time. The Dow industrials became the last key U.S. stock index to regain record territory, while the benchmark S&P 500 set a fresh record high.
Global stocks gain with benchmarks edging higher but casting a keen eye across oil and government bond markets as the trade war headline cycle goes quite. Oil prices should support early gains for the Dow, with futures pointing to a 150-point opening bell gain, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq rising firmly from last night's close.
SINGAPORE (AP) — European markets climbed Thursday following a mixed day in Asia, buoyed by hopes the U.S. and China will proceed with talks to tackle their escalating trade dispute.
Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday as investors set aside trade concerns, for now, to focus on tech-share and financial-stock moves.
There are no major U.S. reports scheduled but the sum of the minor reports could have an impact on the stock market price action. First up at 1230 GMT is the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index. It is expected to come in at 17.5, up from the previously reported 11.9. Weekly Unemployment Claims are expected to hold steady at 210K, up slightly from 204K. The Conference Board’s Leading Index is expected to have risen 0.5%, down slightly from 0.6%. Finally, Existing Home Sales are expected to have risen 5.36M, up marginally from 5.34M.
In the Asian markets, it seems that the recovery rally has exhausted. After two days of growth, Asian markets mixed, returning to the levels of the end of last week. Global stocks mostly higher.
Investing.com - Asian stocks were mostly higher in morning trade on Thursday, following a second day of gains on Wall Street as traders expected the impact of the U.S.-China trade war would be smaller than previously feared.
Impressive 2nd GDP numbers drive the Kiwi, with Brexit and retail sales numbers putting the Pound in the spotlight.