Financial Markets

Oil price decline weighs on markets ahead of US tax vote

Nov 15, 2017

Global share prices fell sharply Wednesday as sinking oil prices weighed on oil producers and other energy stocks

UK employment falls for first time in nearly a year

Nov 15, 2017

Official figures have shown that employment in Britain fell for the first time in nearly a year, a sign that the economic slowdown is starting to impact upon the labor market

Asian shares fall, tracking Wall St, drop in oil prices

Nov 15, 2017

Shares fall in Asia, tracking Wall Street, drop in crude oil prices

Military now in Zimbabwe's capital after army chief's threat

Nov 15, 2017

Military moves into Zimbabwe capital after army commander's threat to 'step in' amid turmoil

Markets Right Now: Slumping energy sector pull stocks lower

Nov 14, 2017

Slumping energy stocks pulled the broader market slightly lower, erasing small gains from the day before.

Global stocks mostly slide after disappointing Chinese data

Nov 14, 2017

Global stocks are mostly down as investors watched for tax reform developments in the U.S. and digested weak manufacturing data from China

S&P says Venezuela has defaulted on its debt

Nov 14, 2017

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says Venezuela has defaulted on its debt after it failed to make payments due on some of its bonds

Raiders mark new chapter with Vegas stadium groundbreaking

Nov 14, 2017

The Oakland Raiders have broken ground on a new stadium in Las Vegas, just across the freeway from the city's world-famous casinos

Nikkei up but Asia shares mostly lower, digesting China data

Nov 14, 2017

Asian shares are trading mostly lower as markets watch for tax reform developments in the U.S. and digest economic data from China

Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly lower

Nov 13, 2017

Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in technology and industrial companies.