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Stocks in Asia and Europe struggled on Monday with threats of a looming Sino-U.S. trade war and China's Q2 economic slowdown. Francis Maguire reports.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were drifting Thursday in mixed trading as investors awaited further moves in global trade disputes.
The pan-European equity index finish at the highest level in more than a month Wednesday, extending gains in the region to a second session amid a weakening euro and a round of well-received corporate results that fostered buying appetite.
Investing.com - U.S. stock futures were flat Wednesday as investors digested earnings news and waited for the second day of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.The S&P 500 futures was flat at 2.811.25 as of 6:56 AM ET ( 10:56 GMT) while Dow futures increased six points or 0.02% to 25,112.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures lost six points or 0.08% to 7,415.75.Powell is expected to deliver his semiannual testimony to the House Financial Services Committee at 10:00 AM ET (14:00 GMT). ...
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index declined on Monday and started this week on a weaker note. However, the FTSE 100 Index regained strength and closed higher on Tuesday amid the improved sentiment. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened higher on July 18 and was strong at one-week high price levels in the morning session.
AkzoNobel, Danske Bank, Ericsson, Novartis and Easyjet are among the companies reporting. Upcoming data includes the U.K. and euro zone’s latest inflation numbers, due at 9.30 a.m. and 10 a.m. London time, respectively. European shares rose Wednesday morning, carrying on the positive sentiment seen overnight on Wall Street.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets climbed higher on Wednesday as a sweep of positive news from Wall Street and beyond boosted confidence in the U.S. economy.
According to data provided by Markit Economics, the final Markit Germany Services PMI rose significantly in June compared to May. It stood at 54.5 in June compared to 52.1 in May. It beat the preliminary market estimate of 53.9. Employment in the services sector rose at a faster pace in June. The iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG), which tracks the performance of Germany’s equity market, dropped 5.2% in June.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index started this week on a weaker note by declining on Monday. Carrying forward the weakness, the FTSE 100 Index opened lower on July 17 and moved higher as the day progressed. Market sentiment
Market players will be following what happens Tuesday at Capitol Hill, where Fed Chairman Jerome Powell will be speaking. Stocks in Europe hovered around the flatline Tuesday as investors digested further corporate results and awaited remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Telecoms were the worst performers, off by 1 percent, whereas basic resources rose 1 percent on earnings news.
Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 bucked the regional trend, gaining 0.4 percent to 22,692.82. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.2 percent to 25,064.36 as Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Boeing climbed.
European stocks finished lower Monday, with mining shares pulling back as Chinese economic data highlighted concerns surrounding a global trade war. Bank stocks advanced however, as Deutsche Bank AG offered a brighter outlook for its upcoming earnings report.
Investing.com – U.S. futures were flat as investors turn their focus to corporate earnings.The S&P 500 futures fell half a point or 0.02% to 2,802.75 as of 6:49 AM ET (10:49 GMT) while Dow futures increased eight points or 0.03% to 25,012.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures gained six points or 0.08% to 7,399.25.U.S. President Donald Trump wraps up his European tour on Monday with a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. ...
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index closed higher last week and broke the two-week losing streak. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened higher on Monday. However, the FTSE 100 Index lost strength in the morning session amid the weak market sentiment.
Data showing China's economy and factory production growth had slowed sent Asian markets lower at the start of the week, as investors fret an escalating trade battle between China and the United States may soon start to damage the real economy . European shares, which have rallied off three-month lows in July, mostly opened higher although the gains were limited and temporary.
Early Mondays are notorious for range bound market movements. However, some markets might turn the trend into bullish or bearish the same day. That could be the case with the DAX30. 12460-12498 is the POC zone. The price might bounce from the zone on a retest. If the retest doesn’t happen watch for a retracement trend line break (blue dotted line). A close above 12571 should target 12615. If the price makes a strong momentum or 4h close above 12615, next is 12684. A move below 12405 might turn the price bearish targeting 12929.
Asian shares fell on Monday, brushing off a firmer Wall Street lead, as data showed China's economy and factory production growth slowing, compounding wider fears about Beijing's worsening trade war with Washington. China's economy grew 6.7 percent in the second quarter of 2018, cooling from the 6.8 percent growth registered in each of the previous three quarters. While the GDP figures were in line with market expectations, the new data also showed slower-than-expected growth in China's industrial output, pointing to slowing momentum and prompting some analysts to call for stronger government measures to support growth.
European stocks end slightly higher on Friday, extending their weekly gains as concerns over a potential global trade war remained on the back burner and investors instead focused on a raft of prominent bank earnings out of the U.S.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index regained strength on Thursday and rebounded from one-week low price levels. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened the day higher on Friday and was trading with strength at four-week high price levels in the morning session.
The index has consolidated over the last 24 hours with not much of fundamental or economic news or data to drive the index in either direction
European stocks were slightly higher Friday morning, tracking overnight gains on Wall Street amid elevated expectations of strong U.S. earnings.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher, rebounding from jitters over the U.S.-China trade disputes for a second straight day.