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A gauge of global equity performance scaled fresh record highs on Wednesday, propelled by bullish growth and company earnings outlooks, while crude oil prices rose to more than two-year highs. Asia again led global stock markets higher as Hong Kong's main Hang Seng index closed above 30,000 for the first time in a decade.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, U.S. stocks are little changed Wednesday after they finished at all-time highs the day before. Technology companies are taking losses as the two former halves of Hewlett-Packard tumble, and banks are down as interest rates slip. Oil prices jumped on reports OPEC might extend its cuts in production.
Stocks opened to dime thin gains on Wednesday, as Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. dragged on early trade.
Japanese equity markets (EWJ) broke their nine-week gaining streak with the Nikkei 225 (JPXN) posting a weekly loss of 1.3% for the week ending November 17.
On November 22, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.59% and closed the day at 3,430.46. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 2.0% on November 21.
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday after Wall Street hit new highs and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index closed above the 30,000 level for the first time in over 10 years. Trading was slowing, however, ahead of the two-day U.S. break for the Thanksgiving holiday.
TOKYO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures climbed for a second day on Wednesday, backed by stronger Shanghai futures and as investors looked for bargains after an extended decline to a 5-month ...
Asian equities have continued their exploration of new highs in early trading today. The U.K will release its Autumn Forecast Statement for growth and the Pound will be impacted. The U.S will publish Core Durable Goods Orders before shuttering for the Thanksgiving holiday which is tomorrow. Bullish Buying Spree Continues, Trading Volumes Will Decrease Rapidly … Continue reading Exploration of New Equity Highs in Asia, Pound Steady Before Autumn Statement
Earlier in the Day: Key macroeconomic data released through the Asian session this morning was limited to Australia’s construction work done in the 3rd quarter. The figures were impressive with construction work done surging by 15.7% in the 3rd quarter, coming in well ahead of a forecasted 2.3% decline. The Aussie Dollar moved from $0.75872 … Continue reading The UK Autumn Budget and the Pound in Focus
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite all notched fresh records Tuesday, as shares of Apple and other technology companies pushed stocks higher.
The dollar dipped against its peers on Wednesday, weighed down as U.S. Treasury yields failed to rise despite increasing investor risk appetite in broader financial markets. The dollar index against a basket of six major currencies (.DXY) was 0.05 percent lower at 93.896. The index fell back from a one-week high of 94.165 overnight after a rally triggered earlier this week by a sagging euro stalled as long-term U.S. Treasury yields continued inching lower.
Asian stocks headed for a record close for the second time this month as the regional benchmark gauge surpassed its 2007 peak, led by energy and industrial stocks after U.S. equities continued their bounce ...
Asia markets traded higher across the board, taking cues from Wall Street overnight, while the U.S. dollar fell against a basket of currencies.
Asian stock futures signaled gains for the region’s shares on Wednesday after the S&P 500 Index reached a fresh record high. The Mexican peso climbed after a report of progress in negotiations over the ...
Asian stocks climbed to a record, buoyed by fresh all-time highs for U.S. equities with investors energized by the outlook for profits and tax reform.
Major world equity markets rallied and government bond yields fell on Tuesday as strong corporate profits, steady global growth and low inflation provide scant alternatives for investors outside of stocks. ...
By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major world equity markets rallied and government bond yields fell on Tuesday as strong corporate profits, steady global growth and low inflation provide scant alternatives ...
Existing Home Sales data will come from the States today, and Core Durable Goods Orders figures will be released tomorrow. Wall Street appears cautious but posted gains yesterday on the three major Indexes, including the Dow Jones Industrials. The Autumn Forecast Statement will come from the U.K tomorrow. Dow Jones Industrials Appears Cautious, Major Exchanges … Continue reading Global Equities Rise, US Futures Point to a Higher Open
Forex markets have stabilized after yesterday’s volatility. However, the Euro continues to face headwinds as uncertainty surrounding German politics swirl. Inflation Hearings will be conducted in the U.K today and Existing Home Sales will come from the States. U.S Investors Produce Quiet Gains, Durable Goods Orders Data Tomorrow Economic data will be light today, Existing … Continue reading Global Equities Produce Gains as Calm Rules
Earlier in the Day: There were no material stats released through the Asian session this morning, leaving the markets to slice and dice the RBA meeting minutes from the meeting on 7th November. Key points from the minutes included: Retail price inflation had been low as competitive pressures in the retail sector continued to restrain … Continue reading UK Inflation Report Hearings to Drive the Pound
Asian shares edged mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street regained lost ground overnight amid subdued trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 1 percent ...