Asian Shares Mixed In Cautious Trade

Asian Shares Mixed In Cautious Trade
Asian stocks ended mixed in cautious trade on Tuesday amid lingering global trade tensions and rising geopolitical risks in the Middle East. Investors also waited to take cues from upcoming corporate earnings results and the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting, due Wednesday. Chinese stocks gave up early gains to end lower after the release of inflation... Read More

European Shares Set To Open On Mixed Note

European Shares Set To Open On Mixed Note
European stocks may open on a mixed note Tuesday amid Brexit uncertainty and escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia and the West. The British pound suffered further falls as investors braced themselves for a “no deal Brexit.” A no-deal Brexit is “more likely than ever before,” European Council President Donald Tusk warned in a letter to EU leaders Monday, but he... Read More

Asian Markets Mostly Higher With Modest Gains

Asian Markets Mostly Higher With Modest Gains
Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Tuesday with markets attempting a rebound after recording losses in the previous session, despite the weak cues overnight from Wall Street and as investors shift focus to upcoming corporate earnings results. Nevertheless, gains are modest in most markets amid worries about higher oil prices following rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and the West... Read More

Stocks Fluctuate Before Closing Mostly Lower – U.S. Commentary

Stocks Fluctuate Before Closing Mostly Lower – U.S. Commentary
Stocks fluctuated over the course of the trading session on Monday following the rebound seen last Friday. After recovering from an early move to the downside, the major averages spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line. The major averages ended the day firmly in negative territory. The Dow fell 89.44 points or 0.4 percent to 25,250.55,... Read More

Stocks Regain Ground After Early Move To The Downside – U.S. Commentary

Stocks Regain Ground After Early Move To The Downside – U.S. Commentary
After an early move to the downside, stocks have regained ground over the course of the trading session on Monday. The major averages have climbed well off their worst levels of the day. Currently, the major averages are turning in a mixed performance. While the Dow is up 5.89 points or less than a tenth of a percent at 25,345.88,... Read More

Stocks Move Mostly Lower In Morning Trading – U.S. Commentary

Stocks Move Mostly Lower In Morning Trading – U.S. Commentary
Stocks have moved mostly lower in morning trading on Monday, partly offsetting the rebound seen last Friday. The major averages have all moved to the downside, although selling pressure has remained somewhat subdued. Currently, the major averages are all in negative territory, although the Dow is down just 22.39 points or 0.1 percent at 25,317.60. The Nasdaq is down 72.83... Read More

Stocks May Open Lower On Disappointing Retail Sales Data – U.S. Commentary

Stocks May Open Lower On Disappointing Retail Sales Data – U.S. Commentary
Following the rebound seen last Friday, stocks may move back to the downside in early trading on Monday. The major index futures have climbed off their worst levels of the morning but are still pointing to a lower open for the markets. The downward momentum on Wall Street comes following the release of a report from the Commerce Department showing... Read More

Asian Shares Extend Slide As Trade Fears Persist

Asian Shares Extend Slide As Trade Fears Persist
Asian stocks fell on Monday to extend last week’s slide as worries about global trade and higher U.S. interest rates lingered. A growing feud between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist also weighed on investors’ risk appetite. Chinese shares tumbled to extend last week’s rout as traders remained on edge ahead of European... Read More

Stocks Finish Volatile Trading Session Sharply Lower – U.S. Commentary

Stocks Finish Volatile Trading Session Sharply Lower – U.S. Commentary
Stocks saw substantial volatility over the course of the trading session on Thursday before ending the day sharply lower. The major averages finished the day firmly in the red, adding to the steep losses posted in the previous session. The major averages closed firmly in negative territory but off their lows of the session. The Dow plunged 545.91 points or... Read More

TSX Plunges Sharply On Growth Concerns

TSX Plunges Sharply On Growth Concerns
The Canadian stock market plunged sharply on Wednesday, with investors indulging in heavy selling across the board, amid growing concerns over a slowing global economy. Rising bond yields and prospects of more interest rate hikes in the U.S. and Canada weighed on the market. The sell-off on Wall Street and falling European markets hurt sentiment. Crude oil’s decline amid speculation... Read More