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The United States on Friday signaled it would not bow to the European Union's request to keep agriculture out of planned U.S.-EU trade talks, publishing negotiating objectives that seek comprehensive EU access for American farm products. The objectives, required by Congress under the "fast-track" trade negotiating authority law, seek to reduce or eliminate EU tariffs on U.S. farm products and break down non-tariff barriers, including on products developed through biotechnology, the U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR) office said.
The 3.15% fall in the Footsie looks bad but it is more or less in line with the other falls in equity markets elsewhere around Europe: the Cac 40 in France fell by 3.3%, the Dax in Germany by 3.5% and the MIB in Italy by 3.5%. For global investors, however, it is way, way down on their list of concerns. Investors did not take long to realise that the supposed "trade deal" at the G20 between presidents Trump and Xi was nothing of the sort .
America's leading technology shares have lost more than $100bn in combined value as renewed fears over Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL - news) 's iPhone production sparked a fresh Wall Street sell-off. Apple was down by 4% after a report in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) claimed it had cut production of all three of its handsets launched in September. Other so-called FAANG stocks - which apart from Apple, comprise Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB - news) , Amazon, Netflix (Xetra: 552484 - news) and Google parent Alphabet (Swiss: GOOGL-USD.SW - news) - were also on the slide.
America's leading technology shares have lost more than $100bn in combined value as renewed fears over Apple's iPhone production sparked a fresh Wall Street sell-off. Apple was down by nearly 4% after ...
A rally in banking stocks helped the FTSE 100 recover sharply on Monday but US markets later went into another steep reverse. London's top-flight share index gained as much as 2% at one stage but closed ...
A rally in banking stocks helped the FTSE 100 recover sharply on Monday as investors awaited the details of Philip Hammond's budget. London's top-flight share index gained as much as 2% at one stage but ...
World stock markets have been falling sharply again, with the FTSE 100 returning to levels not seen for almost 22 months during Friday trading. While a slew of strong corporate earnings from the likes of Tesla and Microsoft (Euronext: MSF.NX - news) which helped drive a recovery in values on Thursday, Asia markets tipped south on the final day of the week. It is also exposed to the US trade war with China, which chimes too with worries about the damage tariffs will inflict on the world economy at a time when US interest rates are rising - raising borrowing costs.
Stock markets are falling sharply again after mixed tech firm earnings dragged down wider investor sentiment across the world. US values rose on Thursday after a slew of corporate earnings from the likes of Tesla and Microsoft (Euronext: MSF.NX - news) helped erase heavy losses of the day before when the Dow Jones Industrial Average returned to the level it had started the year. Traders suggested the tech sector was being closely-watched because of long-held fears it is hugely over-valued.
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - A recovery by global stocks proved short-lived as warnings over a slowing European auto sector soured an upbeat mood, while Wall Street was set for a slightly lower open after enjoying its best session in eight months the previous day. This came after Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS-PB - news) analysts said slowing car demand in China and new regulations on emissions testing were hurting investors' sentiment towards European autos stocks, and warned this results season could be challenging. Meanwhile, Wall Street futures were down about 0.3 percent, suggesting a lower open, with IBM (NYSE: IBM - news) shares down 4.4 percent in pre-market trading after a revenue miss.
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - Forecast-beating U.S. company earnings improved the mood on world equity markets on Wednesday, as Asian and European shares put aside concerns on global growth and trade and took their cue from Wall Street's best one-day rise in eight months. While the dollar's mini-bounce off two-week lows checked emerging-market gains, they were supported by easing tensions between Saudi Arabia and the United States, as well as signs that Turkey's currency crisis had been laid to rest. A pan-European equity index rose 0.15 percent to a one-week high.
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - European Union leaders will firmly tell Theresa May it is up to her to sort out divisions in her own government over Brexit when she addresses them before their summit dinner in Brussels tonight. Officials said they expect the leaders to tell May they have little more to offer since talks stalled on Sunday and they will step up preparations for Britain to drop out of the EU with no deal.
Global investors raised their equity holdings to four-month highs in August, favouring Japan, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, with two-thirds also saying it was time to go back into emerging markets after another sell-off there. Reuters' monthly asset allocation poll of 50 wealth managers and chief investment officers in Europe, the United States, Britain and Japan was carried out between Aug. 16-30, when global equities rose to their highest in nearly six months. Unsurprisingly, investors raised their equity allocation to 48.3 percent, the highest level since April.
Turkey's worsening currency crisis sent world equities lower and emerging market currencies under selling pressure on Monday, while gains in large U.S. technology companies kept benchmark indexes slightly higher. The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was down 0.3 percent and 1.3 percent since Friday's open as the Turkish lira plunged to a record low, forcing the country's finance minister to announce an economic action plan to ease nerves. "The plunge in the lira, which began in May, now looks certain to push the Turkish economy into recession, and it may well trigger a banking crisis," said Andrew Kenningham, chief global economist at Capital Economics.
The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index has registered its third consecutive loss of 1% for the first time since August 2015. FAANG stocks - Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google's parent Alphabet ...
Bitcoin briefly fell below $8,000 on Monday as investors scaled back their exposure to cryptocurrenices, after a sell-off in shares of technology and internet companies spilled over into other risky assets. ...
Nasdaq futures dropped 0.85 percent late on Wednesday, suggesting the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite index would fall when trading opens on Thursday morning. After the bell, Facebook slumped 21 percent ...
So British PM Theresa May lives to see another day after enough party rebels backed down on their demands for more parliamentary control of Brexit. While yesterday's outcome is undoubtedly a reprieve for May, more battles are yet to come in weeks ahead as the government finally starts to define its future relationship with the European Union. Today it will outline its plans for new immigration rules for EU citizens living in the UK after Brexit and will urge the EU to clarify how British nationals living abroad will be treated.
Wall Street stocks rose on Friday after the latest monthly jobs report pointed to strength in the U.S. economy and political tensions in Italy eased. Technology stocks led the rally, with gains in behemoths such as Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL - news) , Microsoft (Euronext: MSF.NX - news) and Alphabet (Swiss: GOOGL-USD.SW - news) lifting the S&P tech index to a record intraday high. The unemployment rate fell to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent.