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FTSE hits one-month low as miners, Babcock slide

Britain's top share index hit a one-month low after the failure of U.S. President Donald Trump to push his healthcare reforms through Congress hit mining shares and Babcock fell after exiting...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

Global stocks decline, USD pare gains

Lack of appetite in mining and energy stocks combined to stronger pound weighed on the FTSE stocks (-0.89%) at the weekly open in London. The FTSE 100 broke the 50-day moving...
Theresa May

Trump’s Setback Pulls Markets Lower, Theresa May Under Focus

The dollar weakens as Trump faces another setback which has pulled the investor sentiment lower while Theresa May comes under the spotlight as she files for Brexit We often hear the term,...
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Reflation trade took its first hit, is Trumps’ honeymoon over?

U.S. equities suffered their worst weekly performance since the U.S. election back in November. The S&P 500 declined 1.44%, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 318 points, and the heavy tech...
Donald Trump

Trump healthcare failure gives the market a cold

The decline in US stocks last week was the biggest one week decline since last year’s US election, and it surely reflects some concern that the optimism about President Trump’s various...
German Economy

Europe to open higher despite weaker US finish

While markets in Europe managed to eke out some gains yesterday the decline in US markets continued after the expected vote on the new health care bill to replace Obamacare was...
Wall Street Stocks

Trump trade stumbles: did the Fed kill it or are stocks overvalued?

Wall Street endured its worst day in months on Tuesday as it investors went into risk-off mode. Traders seem to be reassessing the Trump trade. Will he deliver on the promise that...
Asian Stocks

Is the party over?

Did the market just experience a mini-correction? Or is this the beginning of something bigger?  Why are news headlines making a big issue of a 1% drop in U.S. equities? Shall...
London Stock Exchange

Europe to open higher after US markets stabilise

While European markets slipped back sharply yesterday, US stocks managed to stabilise after their big falls on Tuesday. This stabilisation is likely to see a slightly more positive open for Europe...
BGC Brokers London Stocks

Risk-off: Airline, bank shares tumble

The sharp appreciation in the pound is taking its toll on the UK stock markets. The FTSE started the day downbeat, as financials (-0.99%) led losses after the US banks took...
US Stock Market

US equities take a tumble

US equities tumbled last night, as the FBI probe called President Trump’s credibility into question again. That catalysed a new wave of concerns on whether the new administration can deliver on its...
US Stocks

US sell-off set to prompt a lower European open

After the S&P500 posted its biggest one day fall since last October last year the question being asked is whether the scales are starting to fall away from investor’s eyes as...
Oil Prices Rise

Singapore’s stock market rally slammed by oil and gas woes

The S&P 500 index slid for a third day, dragged by financial (-0.9%) and utility (-0.68%) sectors. Market sentiment has been weighed by news that the FBI is probing possible ties between...
European Central Bank

Banks outperform weaker European stock market open on rate hike talk

European shares fell in opening deals on Friday, led lower by export-oriented carmakers and a pull-back in mining stocks, but banks outperformed after an ECB policymaker rekindled talk of a possible...
Stocks NYSE

The dust has settled, so what next?

Global equities rallied on Thursday, cheering the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates by 25bps as it not only provided certainty around monetary policy, but also strengthened investors’ confidence in the...
DAX Board

European shares rise to 15-month high as reflation rally resumes

European shares hit their highest level in 15 months on Thursday, with basic resource and banking stocks rising after the U.S. Fed raised rates and Dutch centre-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte...
London Stock Exchange

Shares, EUR rally on Dutch vote, Fed

Quite a cheerful open in the European markets as the populist PVV was defeated by its major rival in Dutch general election on March 15th. Dutch election results revived hope that the...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

FTSE rise supported by commodity stocks, Hikma rally

British shares inched up on Wednesday, supported by higher commodity stocks and rally in drugmaker Hikma following better than expected earnings growth, but concerns over Brexit continued to dampen the mood. The...
BGC Brokers London Stocks

Wall St flat as investors prepare for potential rate hike

U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as investors preferred to hold their bets ahead of a widely expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve later this week. The Federal Open...
Wall Street

Wall Street rises as investors cheer robust jobs data

U.S. stocks rose on Friday amid broad-based gains as a stellar jobs report underscored the strength of the economy, potentially giving the Federal Reserve enough ammunition to raise interest rates next...
Stocks NYSE

Stocks up, dollar firm as U.S. jobs data set to cement Fed rate hike...

Stocks rose, the dollar was on track for its fifth week of gains and crude oil rebounded from recent lows on Friday ahead of closely watched U.S. payrolls data which is...
DAX

European shares inch higher, masking big moves from Adidas, EDF

European shares rose on Wednesday, with results-driven gains from German sportswear company Adidas and British security company G4S partly offset by losses from EDF and Boskalis. The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose...
Asian Shares

Dollar firm in Asia, resource shares on the run leftright 2/2leftright

The dollar stood firm in Asia on Thursday and bond yields spiked after super-strong U.S. jobs data made a rate hike a near certainty, while oil struggled to find its footing...
DAX

European shares flat, hiding large moves from Adidas, G4S

European shares traded flat on Wednesday in early deals, the modest move masking significant results-driven gains from German sportswear company Adidas and British security company G4S among others, on a busy...
Asian Stocks

Asian stocks rebound after upbeat China trade data

Asian stocks erased early losses and edged higher on Wednesday as strong China trade data bolstered bets of a recovering global economy, though gains were capped by caution ahead of a...
German Economy

European shares slip for fourth straight day as Aggreko, Casino sink

European shares extended losses on Tuesday on an earnings-heavy day as the biggest fallers Aggreko (AGGK.L) and Casino (CASP.PA) were all weighed down by results. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down...
Asian Stock Market

Asian stocks climb, oil down amid U.S. supply glut concerns

Asian shares rose on Tuesday, diverging from New York markets that slipped on concern about President Donald Trump's ability to focus on economic policies. Oil prices were slightly lower amid fears growing...
Snap Chat

Snap slumps 12 percent, closes at lowest since IPO

Shares of Snap Inc slumped 12 percent on Monday and closed at their lowest level of the three sessions since the Snapchat owner's soaring market debut last week. The $3.4-billion listing last Thursday...
Stock Market Janet Yellen FOMC

US equities face consolidation, dollar rebounds

A pull-back was seen among US and European equities last night, mainly due to profit-taking activities and risk-off sentiment ahead of the Federal Reserve’s impending rate-rise decision next week. US factory orders...
London Stock Exchange

FTSE edges back despite 11 billion pound fund merger

Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 index edged down on Monday as weakness in mining stocks outweighed the positive impact of a potential 11 billion pound merger between Scottish fund managers Standard Life...

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Deutsche Bank signs up new London headquarters in show of faith in Brexit Britain

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Deutsche Bank has chosen a new office for its London headquarters, signalling a vote of confidence in Britain's...

Oil Prices Experience Biggest Drop in a Year as Oversupply Fears Escalate

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Crude oil has declined sharply this month, as the prospect of a renewed supply glut from U.S....

Global stocks, bonds cheer bumper ECB cash handout

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Euro zone stocks and bonds rallied on Thursday as banks snapped up almost quarter of a trillion...

Mixed sentiment pre-US healthcare vote

Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index
The FTSE 100 stocks stand strong against the pound appreciation. The FTSE index held the ground above...

Jobless claims unexpectedly rise; labor market still strong

US Employment
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but remained below a level...
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