• Sat, 12 Jan 2019 07:52
    World stocks end strong week on tepid note
    Stock markets in Europe and the United States slipped on Friday after several days of gains as investors took a breather in the absence of fresh news on trade talks between Beijing and Washington.
    business
  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:04
    Stocks tumble as global trade war flares up
    World stocks fell Wednesday after Washington threatened to hammer Beijing with tariffs on a further $200 billion of Chinese imports, ratcheting up the global trade war.
    business
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 06:55
    World stocks power on as sterling halts slide
    Global stock markets mostly rose Tuesday with investors feeling optimistic about the upcoming corporate results season, especially in the United States.
    business
  • Sat, 11 Mar 2017 01:00
    Opec discipline so far not sufficient to slash bulging world stocks
    THE DRAMATIC discipline shown by oil producers in adhering to the landmark production-cut deal reached late last year has no doubt taken the world market by surprise, but it has done little to make a dent in supply, prompting prices to hover in a tight range of US$50-$55 a barrel.
    Economy
  • Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:20
    World stocks rally on Trump's rise to the White House
    NEW YORK - Global stock markets rallied Wednesday in response to Donald Trump's capture of the White House, recovering from the sharp downturn overnight in the initial aftermath of Hillary Clinton's shock defeat.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 29 Feb 2016 19:25
    World stocks retreat on lack of G20 action
    LONDON - European and Asian stock markets slid on Monday after a key weekend meeting of finance ministers failed to quash concerns about stalling global growth.
    Economy
  • Tue, 02 Feb 2016 18:18
    Stocks snap winning streak as oil pressure returns
    World stocks dipped after a three-day run of gains and emerging markets were back under pressure on Tuesday, as a sharp drop in oil prices following lacklustre economic data sparked renewed nerves.
    Economy
  • Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:00
    Stocks falter after OECD cuts growth forecast
    World stocks were dimmed Wednesday by a weaker outlook for global growth. Markets also braced for the release of Fed minutes that could spark a new wave of speculation about when the central bank will reduce its monetary stimulus.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2012 00:00
    ECB move lifts world stocks
    Thai investors warned that bond buy would not solve basic issues plaguing euro zone
    Economy
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