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

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

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

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

Asian stocks lose gains made on shorter China quarantine as recession fears persist

Asian stocks lose gains made on shorter China quarantine as recession fears persist

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, looks at an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 7, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 29 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets fell on Wednesday, extending Wall Street’s … Read more

Stocks, oil higher than China relaxes quarantine rules

Stocks, oil higher than China relaxes quarantine rules

LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – Global shares were higher on Tuesday while oil prices firmed following China’s decision to ease some quarantine requirements for international arrivals that raised hopes for stronger growth and a revival in demand for commodities. China slashed the quarantine time for inbound travelers by half in a major easing of one … Read more

Cryptoverse: Ether holds its breath for the lean, mean ‘merge’

Crypto industry fears contagion as bitcoin slips under $20,000

Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 28 (Reuters) – Investors in ether and its troubled twin stETH are nervously anticipating a crypto milestone: The merge. … Read more

Wall Street puts floor under stocks, crude steadies

Wall Street puts floor under stocks, crude steadies

US stock index futures turn higher Crude oil recoups losses US Treasury yields remain weaker Fed’s Powell to give second day testimony Copper hits 16-month low as cyclicals hit LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Prospects for a firm start on Wall Street helped European shares claw back from a new low for the year on … Read more