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World stock markets rose Friday amid an improvement in investor sentiment, though trading was subdued in Asia, where many markets were closed for lunar new year holidays. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX added ...
Japan is set to sustain its monetary stimulus for another five years after Haruhiko Kuroda was renominated as governor of the Bank of Japan, with a noted dove for one of his deputies. Prime Minister Shinzo ...
UK retail sales in focus this morning, with the Dollar slide continuing through the Asian session, which has seen some of the majors make significant gains this week, with stats out of the U.S unlikely to have an impact this afternoon.
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were higher in Japan and Australia, with all other Asian markets closed Friday for the lunar new year holiday.
U.S. stocks held onto gains to cap their best week in five years while Treasuries climbed and the dollar broke a five-day losing streak.
Japanese stocks faced a flat start to Friday trading as the yen held on to recent gains that pushed it to a 15-month high. U.S. equities capped their best five-day run since 2011, rebounding from the worst ...
Earnings news and overseas rallies fueled positive trade Thursday, as the market looked to extended its rebound.
With the economy growing for eight straight quarters and unemployment lingering near a 40-year low, choosing Japan mutual funds is the way to go.
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets rallied Thursday, with Wall Street set to rise further on the open, as investor concerns over inflation appeared to recede. Trading was thin in Asia, where some markets closed for Lunar New Year holidays.
Numerous projects to build large solar power facilities are under way in Vietnam, as the country scrambles to make up for an anticipated power shortage due to the recent cancellation of plans to build ...
Asian stocks opened higher Thursday, following strong overnight gains in the U.S. and Europe, though trading in much of the region should be slow ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.
U.S. stocks futures pushed higher early Thursday, a day after Wall Street equities booked a fourth-straight gain. Dow futures climbed 126 points, or 0.5%, to 24,987, while S&P 500 futures rose 11.35 points, ...
Dollar woes continue as focus shifts away from inflation and monetary policy towards the current account and budget deficits. Economic data alone may not be enough for this Green back, especially when the U.S administration is ready to talk it down.
Asian shares posted solid gains on Thursday that mirrored Wall Street's advance as investors' worries over inflation receded, although trading was thinning as markets closed for Lunar New Year holidays. ...
I mentioned earlier that Craig Ellis of B. Riley & Co. today trumpeted three very good signs for the memory-chip industry, including DRAM and NAND, and its impact on chip equipment suppliers KLA-Tencor (KLAC), Applied Materials (AMAT) and Lam Research (LRCX). The Nikkei’s Cheng Ting-Fang relates that Apple has been talking to Yangtze Memory Technologies, a Chinese state-backed operation, to buy NAND parts sometime in 2019, without citing sources. Ellis doesn’t see a potential China deal as a threat to Micron Technology (MU) and other memory-chip producers, but he does see it as a big boost the equipment makers — if it happens: We’re finally starting to get some of the equipment demand positives we’ve been awaiting for the past year from a slew of China mega projects we believe are under-modeled and under-appreciated in SS CY18-20 forecasts.
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks turned lower on Wednesday after U.S. inflation data came in higher than expected, rekindling the fears of interest rate increases that had contributed to last week's precipitous drops.
Broad market conditions remain challenging. Wall Street did put in slight gains yesterday, but global investors remain nervous.
Investing.com - Gold prices rose on Wednesday, but investors remain cautious ahead of today’s U.S. inflation data and clues on the pace of future interest rate hikes.
The U.S Dollar was on the slide through the Asian session, as focus shifts to this afternoon’s January inflation figures that are forecasted to disappoint, reversing the recent shift in outlook following January’s wage growth figures.