Shares slide ahead of US inflation data, earnings hurdles

Shares slide ahead of US inflation data, earnings hurdles

People pass by an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei share price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register European shares down 1.3%, S&P 500 futures off 0.8% Dollar tops 137 yen before US CPI, inflation expectations Banks kick off earnings … Read more

European shares struggle ahead of US jobs data

European shares struggle ahead of US jobs data

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – European shares opened slightly lower on Friday and struggled to make gains after the shooting of Japan’s former prime minister caused a pullback in Asian shares, while investors waited for key US jobs data later in the session. Investor sentiment had been positive earlier in the session, which analysts said … Read more

Oil settles up nearly $4 as tight supply outweighs recession fears

Oil settles up nearly $4 as tight supply outweighs recession fears

Oil pump jacks are seen at the Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas deposit in the Patagonian province of Neuquen, Argentina, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 7 (Reuters) – Oil prices settled sharply higher on Thursday, rebounding from steep losses the previous two sessions, as … Read more

Chipmaker stocks climb, sickly euro treads water

Chipmaker stocks climb, sickly euro treads water

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – Gains in chipmakers lifted stocks to calm investors after hawkish Federal Reserve comments increased the likelihood of a hefty interest rate hike later this month and raised fears over how much this could slow the economy. The euro struggled to avoid dipping below parity with the safe-haven dollar. Sterling was … Read more

Oil prices bounce back from Tuesday tumble as supply concerns return

Oil prices bounce back from Tuesday tumble as supply concerns return

Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing Oil Hub, in Cushing, Oklahoma, March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Oil rises nearly 3% before paring some gains Rate hikes, recession fears still capping price gains – analyst China reports new COVID cases across … Read more

Dollar reigns as investors fear recession pain

Dollar reigns as investors fear recession pain

Oil, Europe equity futures steady after steep drop Euro huddles at 20-yr low; sterling squeezed China stocks slip on fresh Shanghai virus outbreak TOKYO/SINGAPORE, July 6 (Reuters) – Asian stocks fell and the dollar stood by a two-decade high on the euro on Wednesday as investors’ fears deepened that the continent is leading the world … Read more

Stocks up in holiday mood on resilient oil

Stocks up in holiday mood on resilient oil

Oil recovers after losing $1 a barrel in early trade Nikkei rises 0.84%, Chinese stocks up 0.7% FTSE up more than 1%, S&P futures down 0.3% Payrolls seen slowing this week, Fed minutes seen hawkish LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) – World stocks rose on Monday in trade thinned by a US holiday, benefiting from a … Read more

Exxon signals operating profits could double over the first quarter

Exxon signals operating profits could double over the first quarter

People pump gas at an Exxon gas station in Brooklyn, New York City, US, November 23, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HOUSTON, July 1 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) on Friday reported that skyrocketing margins from fuel and crude sales could generate a record quarterly profit, according … Read more

Oil rises more than 2% as supply outages outweigh recession fears

Oil rises more than 2% as supply outages outweigh recession fears

Sticker reads crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, US November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register For the week, Brent falls 1.3% while WTI rises 0.8% Norway oil and gas workers’ strike could cut about 8% … Read more

Second half starts with fresh swings for stocks

Second half starts with fresh swings for stocks

World stocks struggle after biggest fall in index history Euro zone inflation hits fresh record high Dollar rises against Aussie, kiwi 10-year Treasury yield holds below 3% China markets steady in a sea of ​​red in Asia LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – The second half of the year started with more volatility for global stocks … Read more