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Hong Kong shares rise 9% on China’s pledge to support economy

TOKYO – Hong Kong’s equity benchmark, the Hang Seng Index, climbed 9% on Wednesday after a senior Chinese official said Beijing would provide more support for a slowing Chinese economy. The surge was a respite from recent selloffs by Chinese tech companies and other pressures that had taken the Hang …

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Stocks fall again as uncertainty over Ukraine war lingers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks gave up early gains and closed broadly lower on Friday, capping a turbulent week of trading on Wall Street as uncertainty over the war in Ukraine and soaring inflation continue to rattle the steps. The S&P 500 fell 1.3% after rising 0.7% at the start. …

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South Korean stocks fall, currency weakens as oil prices rise

Electronic display boards in the trading room of Hana Bank show the prices of Kospi, Kosdaq and the dollar exchange rate gained on Tuesday. Yonhap News Agency South Korea’s benchmark Kospi and Korean won fell on March 8 as the oil price spike triggered by the US embargo on Russian …

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Wall Street falls after oil prices hit $130 a barrel | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks tumble on Wall Street Monday as another big jump in oil prices threatens to reduce inflation’s grip on the global economy. The S&P 500 fell 2.3% after a barrel of US oil jumped to $130 overnight the possibility of the United States banning imports from …

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America roundup: Dollar gains ahead of payrolls data, Wall Street ends lower, gold gains, oil slips from decade highs as Iran talks rekindle supply hopes – March 4, 2022

Market overview • Continuing US Unemployment Claims 1,476,000, 1,475,000 forecast, 1,476,000 previous • US jobless claims over 4 weeks average 230.50K, previous 236.25K • US Initial Unemployment Claims 230.50K, 226,000 forecast, 232,000 previous • US Unit Labor Costs (QoQ) (Q4) 0.9%, 0.3% forecast, 0.3% prior • US Feb Markit Composite …

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Stocks fade as sanctions take effect on Russia

Canada’s main stock index opened lower on Monday as tougher Western sanctions imposed over the weekend impacted global financial markets, although gains in commodity-related stocks limited the loss. The TSX Composite started the week down 76.99 points at 21,029.01 TD Securities resumed coverage of Centerra Gold with …

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Stocks end lower on Friday, slump for second straight week on Russia-Ukraine tensions

U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday, with all three major benchmarks posting a second week of losses, as investors watched developments between Russia and Ukraine amid war fears. How have stock indices performed? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.68% fell 232.85 points, or 0.7%, to close at 34,079.18. S&P …

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Gold surges, stocks stumble as Ukraine crisis deepens

US says war seems imminent in Ukraine Oil prices weaken after Iran nuclear talks Gold hits new eight-month high Stocks slide amid growing investor unease >Chart: Overall asset performance NEW YORK, Feb 17 (Reuters) – The price of gold hit an eight-month high and safe-haven debt rose on Thursday after …

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Wall Street heads for more gains as bond selling takes a break, with more profits on the way

U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday as bond selling eased ahead of the latest inflation report due Thursday, and investors awaited another big batch of earnings reports. How are stock index futures traded? S&P 500 ES00 futures contracts, +0.73% increased by 0.7% to 4,543 Futures contracts Dow Jones Industrial …

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Seoul shares jump more than 1% on tech gains

South Korean stocks soared more than 1% on Friday, for a three-day winning streak, driven by technology gains, analysts said. The Korean won appreciated against the US dollar. After a choppy session, the benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) jumped 42.44 points, or 1.57%, to close at 2,750.26 points. …

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Which investment trusts performed best in 2021 and which could be the best this year?

On the face of it, 2021 has been a disappointing year for investment trust performance. The Closed-End Investments Index returned a very respectable 12.8%, but that was 5.5% behind the All-Share Index’s 18.3% return. Meanwhile, the MSCI AC World Index, boosted by the 28.1% return from the US, returned 20.1% …

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Is the market collapsing? No. Here’s what’s happening to stocks and bonds as the Fed aims to end the era of easy money, analysts say

As the stock market has fallen and bond yields have surged in recent weeks, culminating in a so-called correction in the Nasdaq Composite Index, average Americans are wondering what’s wrong with Wall Street. Increasingly, Google searches have focused on the state of the market (and the economy), and for good …

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How a Russian invasion of Ukraine could send shockwaves through the market

The threat of a devastating European ground war has done little to rattle financial markets so far, but investors still seem likely to snap up traditional safe-haven assets if Russia attacks Ukraine, market watchers said. In this case, the “typical kind of conflict responses” would likely be in play, including …

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The Nasdaq Composite tumbles 2.7% on Friday to book the worst week since the start of the COVID era as stock markets peak sharply

On Friday, the gauges for U.S. stocks ended sharply lower, capping a weak week for investors, highlighted by the biggest weekly drop in the S&P 500 and the tech-laden Nasdaq Composite since March 2020. How are stock indices traded? The S&P 500 SPX, -1.89% fell 84.79 points, or 1.9%, to …

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Asian stocks skid, following Wall Street’s pullback

By ELAINE KURTENBACH BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks fell on Friday after a retreat on Wall Street that left the Nasdaq composite down 2.5%. Tokyo fell nearly 2% but recovered some ground later in the session. Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul were also down. China reported its world trade surplus …

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Pre-Open Live Trading Session: Sensex climbs 300 points, Nifty stays above 18,250; TCS, Infosys in focus after third quarter results

Watch this space as we bring you LIVE updates of the day’s proceedings from Dalal Street. !1 new updateClick here for the latest updates Pre-open session: Sensex climbs 300 points, Nifty above 18,250 Third quarter results today MindTree, CESC, GPTL Hathway, Tata Metaliks, Mishtann Foods, Plastiblend India, Aditya Birla Money, …

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Asian stocks and dollar direction seek as investors look to Fed policy

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks and the dollar struggled to find direction on Tuesday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s appearance before the Senate Banking Committee in hopes of have clues as to when the expected policy tightening. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians wearing face masks walk near an overpass …

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Whiplashed Wall Street grapples with mixed payroll data

Employment in the United States grew by 199,000 less than expected last month due to the impact of a resurgent pandemic, well below the 400,000 predicted by economists, but data for November has been revised on the rise. The unemployment rate fell to 3.9%, underscoring tighter labor market conditions. “Today’s …

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US stocks end lower on New Years Eve, but S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq post big gains for 2021

Major U.S. stock indexes closed lower on Friday as risk appetite waned on New Years Eve, but the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite all ended the month, quarter and the year with gains despite the pandemic. Read: Is the US stock market closed on Friday for …

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Paycom Software (PAYC) Shares Fall As Market Gains: What You Need to Know

Paycom Software (PAYC) closed on the most recent trading day at $ 417.21, or -0.9% from the previous trading session. This move fell behind the S&P 500’s daily gain by 0.14%. Elsewhere, the Dow Jones gained 0.25%, while the tech-rich Nasdaq lost 0.34%. As of today, shares of the human …

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Stocks are slightly higher as traders return from vacation

BANGKOK – Tech companies led US stocks higher on Monday, extending the recent market rally. Trade was muted after the Christmas holidays as Wall Street kicked off the last week of a record year for the stock market. Trading is expected to be calm, but potentially volatile, this week as …

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LIVE MARKETS US equities rebound

The main American indices end up; FANGs, fleas outperform Energy leads the winners in the S&P sector; weakest group of utilities Dollar, gold ~ flat; gross bitcoin rally The 10-year US Treasury yield is ~ 1.478% December 21 – Welcome home for real-time market coverage presented by reporters at Reuters. …

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SGX Nifty points to a positive start for Indian indices

The rally in global equities will be tested as traders expect more volatility until there is more clarity on the omicron variant’s threat to the economy, and ahead of the inflation numbers at US consumption this week and a Federal Reserve meeting next week that could provide clues on the …

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The bulls roar! Sensex wins 887 pts, Nifty ends 265 pts higher; Banks in the lead

Closing bell The bulls roared on Dalal Street on Tuesday as global fears of a significant impact on the economic recovery from the Omicron variant faded. Additionally, investors bought bank stocks a day before the outcome of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting. After losing more than 1,700 points in …

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U.S. stock indices stumble on Friday, dragged down by Nasdaq Composite sharply as investor mood darkens after jobs report

U.S. stock indices ended lower on Friday, abandoning strong opening gains and posting another week of losses, as investors reassessed a weaker-than-expected November jobs report as unlikely to stay in hand from a Federal Reserve which seems to want to control inflation. How Do Stock Indices Trade? The Dow Jones …

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Seoul shares open lower amid virus concerns

The benchmark figures for the Composite Korean Stock Price Index (Kospi) were displayed on Thursday in the trading room of a local bank in Seoul. (Yonhap) South Korean stocks opened lower on Thursday, following overnight losses on Wall Street that stemmed from concerns about global outbreaks of the omicron variant …

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Falling Real Yields Key to Market Recovery: What Investors Need to Know

Meet the force behind TINA – the popular acronym among traders for the idea that “there is no alternative” to stocks. Real, or inflation-adjusted, yields on safe government bonds have remained consistently negative despite rising inflation, contributing to continued demand from yield-hungry investors for stocks and other assets perceived to …

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GLOBAL MARKETS – Stocks trample, safe haven dollar gains amid inflation concerns

WASHINGTON: Dollar surged to 16-month high on Monday as United States actions declined slightly as investors sought a clearer economic picture. Persistent concerns that inflation could rise more sharply and stay longer than initially expected weighed on Wall Street as pessimism weighed on actions and oil and pushing up safe …

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Eric Sturdza Investments appoints new fund management team for Strategic Europe Quality Fund

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Seoul stocks nosedived late Tuesday. Morning

SEOUL, Oct 05 (Yonhap) – South Korean stocks plunged more than 2% late Tuesday morning, as investor confidence was weakened by the fight against the debt ceiling in the United States and debt crises involving Chinese real estate developers. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) fell 69.63 points, …

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Wall Street casts a shadow on Asia

Asian stock markets sink into Wall Street woes Asian stock markets today show a distinct north / south split. The heavyweights of North Asia, with the highest beta in the US and China’s tech rally, and with the highest percentage of speculative zeal, fell. The ASEAN markets, with fewer tech …

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FOMC projections and private sector PMI at a glance

Thursday 23e September Spanish GDP (QoQ) (Q2) French manufacturing PMI (sept.) Prélim French Services PMI (Sept.) Prélim German manufacturing PMI (sept.) Prelim. German services PMI (sept.) Prélim. Euro zone manufacturing PMI (sept.) Prelim. Euro zone Markit Composite PMI (sept.) Prélim. Eurozone Services PMI (Sept.) Prelim. Friday 24e September German Ifo …

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Taiwan stock market lagging behind for support

(RTTNews) – Ahead of the long Mid-Autumn Festival holiday weekend, Taiwan’s stock market had ended lower in five straight sessions, losing nearly 200 points or 1.2% along the way. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now sits just above the 17,275 point plateau, although it could stop the bleeding on Wednesday. Global …

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Sensex up over 120 points, Nifty above 16,650

Benchmarks were up at the stock market opening bell on Wednesday August 25th. Sensex rose 126.38 points or 0.23% to 56,085.36. The Nifty50 was 40.55 points or 0.24% up to 16,665.15. The BankNifty was up 96.60 points or 0.27% to 35,808.70 points. US stocks close high US stocks ended higher …

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3 stocks to watch in the thriving entertainment industry – July 13, 2021

Zacks’ film and television production and distribution industry is benefiting from increasing demand for digital entertainment fueled by the capacity and operational limitations of theaters, theme parks and cruise lines and continued restrictions on travel. Additionally, increased media, music and news consumption due to pandemic-induced closures and home shelter guidelines …

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Seoul stocks open higher on US gains

The benchmark figures for the Composite Korean Equity Price Index (Kospi) were posted on Tuesday in the trading room of a local bank in Seoul. (Yonhap) South Korean stocks opened higher on Tuesday, following an overnight rebound in US stocks that stems from investor speculation that the Fed’s cut schedule …

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Live Stock Market Updates: Sensex Reduces Losses After Reaching 500 Points; Nifty IT, Auto, Bank among the best losers; Rupee collapses 34 paise against dollar

The domestic equity benchmark began to fall sharply on Monday, following global peers following hawkish comments from Federal Reserve official Jim Bullard who suggested that the first interest rate hike by the central bank US market could take place as early as the end of 2022. The S&P BSE Sensex …

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Wall Street folds, waits for Fed as oil soars

U.S. markets collapse on rising inflation Investors look to Fed policy statement on Wednesday US Treasury yields and dollar hold steady Oil prices soar as demand for travel returns LONDON / HONG KONG, June 15 (Reuters) – Investors pulled back and avoided major risks in several markets on Tuesday as …

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Weekly Market Update: Lack of Catalysts

MondayJune 14 Weekly market update After the ECB’s status quo and accelerating inflation in the United States, financial markets ended last week in disarray. Risk appetite and sector arbitrage continue, as traders seem to agree with the Fed that this inflationary surge is only temporary. Wednesday’s monetary policy meeting should …

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Stocks close near highs as bond yields fall

A little-noticed move by Senator Elizabeth MacDonough in May said Democrats can only use “reconciliation” once a fiscal year to get around legislation that requires 60 votes. Democrats adopted Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package in March through reconciliation. Democratic budget packages in Congress are shrinking rapidly, resulting in …

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Asian stocks rise slightly, USD decline

Asian equities on the rise Wall Street had a mixed session overnight, with the street falling into its happy place and buying tech and selling everything else, though the session was quiet. The S&P 500 edged down 0.08%, while the Nasdaq rose 0.49% and the Dow Jones fell 0.37%. Obviously, …

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Towards Hell and the Return of COVID

During the last Memorial Day holiday, the usual series of war films appeared on television. While the markets were closed Monday, I was watching “To Hell and Back” (1955), starring WWII hero Audie Murphy as himself, when it occurred to me that the title s ‘also applied to our ordeal …

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Asian stocks rise – MarketPulseMarketPulse

Biden’s budget lifts Asian stock markets Asian stock markets are almost all higher today, with Wall Street’s neutral finish offset by reports that Biden’s budget tonight will contain serious spending, some of which will land in the region. Biden’s budget projects a deficit of $ 1.8 trillion next year, after …

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Bullish stock market before the 5-21-21 bell

Yields edged up slightly as risk appetite continued overnight and the idea of ​​a Fed cut persisted. Longer rates are up about 1bp to leave the 10-year at 1.634% and the 30-year at 2.342%. The 2 year wi is slightly cheaper at 0.160%. US equity futures are slightly firmer after …

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Strange calm before the weekend

Overview: Perhaps the dramatic volatility seen earlier this week has sapped market energy, and an eerie calm seems to set in before the weekend. Despite the good performance of US equities yesterday, the fallout in the Asia-Pacific region was limited. Equity markets were mixed, with Japan, Australia, Taiwan and India …

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