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The pound slumped after U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May delayed a critical vote on a Brexit deal. U.S. futures dipped after the S&P 500 Index fell to the lowest intraday level since April, luring bargain hunters to buy the dip and help stage a rebound. “The message that you get from today’s action and from Thursday and Friday is that you should expect more of this going forward,” Alicia Levine, BNY Mellon Investment Management chief strategist, said on Bloomberg TV.
By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Losses in global stock markets snowballed on Monday, with U.S. equity futures and Asian shares sliding on worries over slowing growth and fears that a rise in tensions ...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks remained volatile Monday as the market took a dive in early trading only to erase those losses later and end slightly higher.
Miners and energy producers led the retreat in the Stoxx Europe 600 Index, while futures on the Dow Jones, Nasdaq and S&P 500 indexes were all in the red as Asian shares dropped across the board. Dampening the mood at the start of the week was weak data on China’s slowing economy and news the country’s vice foreign minister has summoned the U.S. ambassador Terry Branstad to protest the arrest of Huawei Technologies Co.’s chief financial officer. Sentiment in financial markets has been fragile in recent weeks as traders gauge whether the Fed could slow its tightening path as trade war fears linger.
Global stocks extend declines as trade tensions, slowing growth and a weaker U.S. dollar add to investor concerns heading into the final weeks of the year. Asia shares slump as Japan's Q3 GDP is revised sharply lower and China's November exports screech to a halt as global trade slows amid U.S. tariffs threats. Global stocks extended declines Monday as investors continued to express concern over the fate of U.S.-China trade talks while noting slowing growth from two of the world's biggest exporters and rising geopolitical risks in Europe heading into the final trading weeks of the year.
Losses on global stocks snowballed on Monday, with Wall Street set to follow Europe and Asia lower as fresh signs emerged that the U.S.-China trade spat was taking a deeper toll on world economic growth. Data from the world's biggest economies -- the United States, China, Japan and Germany -- have all disappointed investors in recent days, and doubts are growing that Washington and Beijing will reach agreement before a 90-day trade ceasefire expires. Markets are also on edge after reports that the British parliament's crucial vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal will be delayed, sending sterling and UK stocks lower.
Asian equities were down at least 1% on Monday as data showed China exports weakened ahead of U.S.-China trade talks and following last week’s stock-market retreat in the U.S.
The sell-off in global equities deepened in Asia hours after Chinese economic data released over the weekend signaled a further weakening of both domestic and international demand in November. Adding insult to injury, tensions have ratcheted up after the arrest of Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer, with China’s Vice Foreign Minister having summoned the U.S. Ambassador to China in a protest over her capture on Saturday. Australia was the worst performer in the region with Japan’s, whose economy shrank more than forecast, while China’s stocks dropped with the offshore yuan weakening for a fourth day.
Japanese stocks tumbled to a six-week low on Monday as a deeper-than-expected economic contraction at home in the third quarter and a sharp sell-off on Wall Street depressed sentiment. Sino-U.S. trade ...
Losses in global stock markets snowballed on Monday, with U.S. equity futures and Asian shares sliding on worries over slowing growth and fears that a rise in tensions between Washington and Beijing could torpedo chances of a trade deal. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to follow, with Britain's FTSE seen dropping 0.7 percent, Germany's DAX 1.1 percent and France's CAC 1 percent. Traders returned from the weekend to face a growing wall of worry, with the world's largest economies -- the United States, China and Japan -- all reporting weaker-than-expected data which pointed to moderating activity.
Investing.com - Asian equities fell in morning trade on Monday, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 ddown more than 2.3% after data showed the country’s gross domestic product shrank more than expected in the third quarter.
Japan's Nikkei fell on Monday, tracking a sharp sell-off on Wall Street on renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions and a deeper-than-expected contraction in the Japanese economy in the third quarter. The Nikkei ...
A shift in sentiment towards FED monetary policy and trade war jitters pin back the Greenback as the markets prepare for the next Brexit saga.
Global stocks extended their slump on Monday, with U.S. equity futures and Asian shares sliding on worries over slowing growth and fears that a fresh flare-up in tensions between Washington and Beijing could quash any chances of a trade deal. Traders returned from the weekend to face a growing wall of worry, with the world's largest economies -- the United States, China and Japan -- all reporting weaker-than-expected data which point to moderating activity. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.7 percent, stooping to a two-week low.
Shares in Australia, Japan, South Korea and China saw losses on the day. Chinese trade data for November came significantly below expectations over the weekend. Stocks in Asia declined on Monday following significantly weaker-than-expected Chinese trade data released over the weekend.
Taiwan’s largest companies have spent the past two decades building factories ever deeper into China, particularly in the Yangtze River and Pearl River deltas. Perhaps more than any other economy, Taiwan has found itself trapped in the middle of the trade war between the world’s two superpowers. China and the US are Taiwan’s top two individual trading partners, and the Taiwanese economy is heavily reliant on global trade.
Japan's military looks to raise spending over the next five years in response to security challenges and to narrow Japan's trade surplus with the United States by buying U.S. equipment, the Nikkei business daily reported on Saturday. The Ministry of Defence looks to spend at least 27 trillion yen ($240 billion) between April 2019 and March 2024, with the spending rising an average 1.1 percent per year, exceeding the 0.8 percent average during the five years ending next March, the report said without identifying its sources. Currently, payments on equipment and personnel expenses account for 80 percent of defence spending, Nikkei said.
Wall Street capped a turbulent week of trading Friday with the biggest weekly loss since March as traders fret over rising trade tensions between Washington and Beijing and signals of slower economic growth.
Concerns over China-U.S. trade tensions gave European shares their worst week of losses in two months and sank U.S. stocks on Friday, overshadowing the lift from higher oil prices and jobs data. The dollar index (.DXY), which tracks the greenback against a basket of six other currencies, fell 0.17 percent, with the euro (EUR=) up 0.24 percent to $1.1401.
Oil rose after OPEC agreed to cut output. The trade outlook appeared to take a negative turn after Huawei Technologies’s chief financial officer was charged with conspiracy and the U.S. alleged the company violated sanctions. The Federal Reserve’s Lael Brainard struck a hawkish tone in comments at a conference.
Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after gains on Wall Street, but investors continued to watch for news about U.S.-China trade friction.
LONDON (AP) — Shares rebounded in Europe and Asia on Friday as worries over U.S.-China trade friction were calmed by conciliatory comments from Beijing. Attention was turning toward upcoming U.S. jobs data.
Monday is the end of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's 22-day detention, having been held without charge since his arrest on suspicion of under-reporting compensation for five years following a whistleblower tip-off. Ghosn and co-accused Greg Kelly, a former Nissan Motor Co Ltd representative director, are likely to be charged the same day, the Nikkei reported on Friday. Repeatedly arresting individuals on slightly different allegations linked to the same case is a relatively common practice in Japan.