Financial Markets

World shares mixed on fears of higher US tariffs on China

Aug 1, 2018

World shares are mixed on uncertainties over trade. News that the U.S. and China may be working to reopen trade talks was overshadowed by reports of plans for even higher tariffs on Chinese imports.

Asia shares gain on reports China, US may resume trade talks

Aug 1, 2018

Asian shares gain on reports China, US may resume trade talks

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, breaking 3-day losing streak

Jul 31, 2018

Stocks are closing solidly higher on Wall Street, breaking a three-day losing streak for the market.

US home prices march higher in May, throttling sales

Jul 31, 2018

US home prices march steadily higher in May, dragging down sales

World stocks lose shine after weaker European, Chinese data

Jul 31, 2018

World stock markets are mixed after economic releases for China and the 19-country eurozone showed a small slowdown amid concerns about U.S. tariffs.

Asian markets mixed ahead of Bank of Japan policy statement

Jul 31, 2018

Asian markets are mixed ahead of a key statement by the Bank of Japan, which could indicate a tightening of its monetary policy

Rates rise on Treasury bills to highest level since 2008

Jul 30, 2018

Rates rise on US Treasury bills to highest level in more than 10 years

Markets Right Now: Tech stocks drag US indexes lower

Jul 30, 2018

Technology stocks slump for the third day in a row and pull major U.S. indexes lower, offsetting gains in energy companies

Stocks mostly dip amid tech wobbles, ahead of central banks

Jul 30, 2018

World stocks are mostly lower after technology stocks took a hit last week and as investors monitor policy announcements of major central banks.

World stocks slip as trade fears set in

Jul 30, 2018

World markets are slipping as steep losses by U.S. technology stocks and a weakening Chinese yuan shake confidence in overall growth.