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NEW YORK, Aug 20 — Traditional safe-havens including the Japanese yen and US Treasuries were sought out on Tuesday even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as traders foc...
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NEW YORK, Aug 20 — Wall Street stocks opened lower today, retreating after three straight positive sessions amid lingering unease over the US-China trade war and low US bond yields.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): The FBM KLCI made limited gains at mid-morning today as regional markets nudged higher modestly.
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TOKYO, Aug 20 ― Asian shares extended their gains today as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-h...
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TOKYO: Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bonds and gold.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips eked out slight gains early Tuesday, taking their cue from key regional markets but investors were not seen keen to snap up battered down stocks though analysts expected a technical rebound.
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NEW YORK, Aug 20 ― US stocks climbed yesterday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields f...
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell.
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NEW YORK, Aug 19 — The steadying of the US Treasury market and talk of economic stimulus in Germany and China helped lift Wall Street stocks early today.
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NEW YORK, Aug 17 — US stocks rebounded yesterday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous w...
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MALAYSIA-BASED equity investment research platform and investment training provider, EquitiesTracker Holdings Bhd (ET) is looking to help investors successfully navigate the treacherous path of the stock market.
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NEW YORK, Aug 16 — US stocks muscled higher at the open today as investors found relief in hope for progress in the US-China trade war, and housing data offered enough good news not to ruin the part...
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SYDNEY, Aug 16 — Asian shares were heading for weekly losses today as conflicting messages on the Sino-US trade war only added to worries for the global economy, while talk of aggressive central ban...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips continued to lose ground and the FBM KLCI continued to slide below the key 1, 600 level on Friday on mixed signals from the US and China.
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SYDNEY: Asian shares were heading for weekly losses on Friday as conflicting messages on the Sino-U.S. trade war only added to worries for the global economy, while talk of aggressive central bank sti...
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(Aug 16): Stocks in Asia looked set to drop after another tumultuous session on Wall Street and further declines in Treasury yields, on heightened trade uncertainty and fears of a slowing global econo...
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NEW YORK, Aug 16 — European stock markets lost ground again yesterday as investors all but gave up hope that a US-China trade war could be nearing its end, while US equities staged a tentative rebou...
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NEW YORK: The S&P 500 and the Dow gained ground in a late rally on Thursday as upbeat retail sales data offset recessionary fears amid the simmering U.S.-China trade tensions.
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TOKYO (Aug 15): Global stocks slumped to more than two-month lows in early Asian trade on Thursday, tracking the Wall Street slide as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve sent a flashing warning to inves...
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NEW YORK, Aug 15 — Wall Street sold off sharply yesterday as recession fears gripped the market after the US Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years.
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NEW YORK, Aug 14 — Wall Street stocks were back in sell-off mode early today as weak economic data from China and Germany and a key US Treasury benchmark exacerbated global recession fears.
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NEW YORK, Aug 14 — Wall Street was set to open lower today, as poor economic data from China and Germany put the focus back on the impact of a bruising Sino-US trade war which is pushing some major ...
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BEIJING: Chinese officials are sticking to their plan to visit Washington in September for face-to-face trade meetings, people familiar with the matter said, signaling that talks remain on track for now despite an abrupt escalation in tariff threats this month.
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TOKYO, Aug 14 ― Asian stocks joined a global equities surge today, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports and gave much-needed relief for markets gripped by political and economic ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The FBM KLCI rose 0.42% in early trade this morning, tracking the bounce at regional markets At 9.05am, the FBM KLCI gained 6.74 points to 1,599.62.
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TOKYO, Aug 14 ― Tokyo stocks opened higher today, following rises on Wall Street, as concerns over the US-China trade row eased after President Donald Trump delayed tariffs on key Chinese goods.
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NEW YORK, Aug 14 ― US and European stocks jumped, the dollar strengthened and Treasury prices rose yesterday after the United States said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese products, easing conc...
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(Aug 14): Asian stocks were primed to rally after the Trump administration de-escalated its trade war with China, providing relief to risk assets that had been under pressure earlier in the week.
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PARIS, Aug 13 — Global stock markets rallied today and oil prices surged in a wave of relief after US President Donald Trump delayed tariffs on electronic goods from China, giving investors hope for...
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TOKYO, Aug 13 ― Asian shares fell today as fears about a drawn out Sino-US trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove investors to safe harbours like bonds, gold...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Key Asian markets fell early Tuesday as worries about the worsening US-China trade war and the fallout on economies while at Bursa Malaysia, profit taking on Public Bank and Hong Leong Bank weighed on the FBM KLCI.
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TOKYO: Asian shares fell on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove investors to safe harbors like bonds, gold, and the yen.
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NEW YORK, Aug 13 ― US stocks dropped in a broad sell-off yesterday as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market rally while the protracted US-China trade war s...
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks dropped in a broad sell-off on Monday as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market rally while the protracted U.S.-China trade war stoked fears of impending recession.
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NEW YORK, Aug 12 — Wall Street stocks fell early today as unrest in Hong Kong added to lingering anxiety over weakening growth and the grinding US-China trade war.
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AUGUST 12 — Wall Street was set to open lower today, as investors shunned risky bets on fears that a drawn-out trade war between the United States and China could force the global economy into reces...
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SHANGHAI, Aug 12 — Asian shares fell this morning, while gold prices held firm as investors worried a prolonged Sino-US trade war could tip the world and US economies into recession.
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IF investors ever needed a reminder that not all is right with the equities market, the shock waves the world capital markets, including Bursa Malaysia, had to endure earlier this week are proof enough.Most stock markets are at the tailend of a 10-year bull run, although the same cannot be said for Bursa Malaysia which has generally has been more bearish than others in the last five years. Going by the current trends, Bursa Malaysia is likely to finish the year lower, which if it happens will be the fourth time in the last five years.
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NEW YORK, Aug 10 — US stocks fell yesterdayfollowing renewed jitters over the US-China trade war, capping a week of trading that saw big swings and high volume.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 10 — US President Donald Trump yesterday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financia...
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks fell on Friday following renewed jitters over the U.S.-China trade war, capping a week of trading that saw big swings and high volume.
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NEW YORK, Aug 9 — US stocks opened lower today, dragged down by technology shares, as investors grappled with fresh US-China trade tensions, political turmoil in Italy and a surprise contraction in ...
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TOKYO, Aug 9 ― Asian shares caught the tail of a Wall Street rally today, helped by China's better-than-expected export figures but fresh concerns about Sino-US trade ties are likely to limit gains ...
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NEW YORK, Aug 9 ― US stocks jumped yesterday, led by a more than 2 per cent gain in technology shares, while better-than-expected economic data in the United States and China helped to offset worrie...
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NEW YORK, Aug 9 ― The S&P 500 registered its largest one-day percentage gain in about two months yesterday, with technology shares providing the biggest boost as equities continued to rebound along ...
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NEW YORK, Aug 8 — Wall Street was set to open higher today as better-than-expected trade data from China and a steadying of its currency offered some comfort to investors rattled by an escalation in...
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NEW YORK, Aug 8 — US stock index futures inched higher today as better-than-expected Chinese trade data and a steadying of its currency offered some comfort to investors rattled by an escalation in ...
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LONDON, Aug 8 — Stock markets enjoyed a tentative recovery today after better-than-expected Chinese export data and a steadying of the yuan restored some calm to global markets.
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SYDNEY, Aug 8 — Asian shares braced for more volatility today as eye-catching easings by central banks stoked fears of global recession, driving US yields to near-record lows and lifting gold past U...
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NEW YORK, Aug 7 — US stocks plunged today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 450 points, as investors were spooked by the latest signals from the bond market that pointed to he...
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LONDON, Aug 7 ― Bitcoin's recent gains as stocks plummeted on US-China trade tensions reflect not so much its safe-haven credentials but its potential for quick gains, cryptocurrency and foreign exc...
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NEW YORK, Aug 7 ― US stocks jumped more than 1 per cent yesterday, bouncing back from a sharp sell-off the previous day as China stepped in to stabilise the yuan, easing concerns that currencies wou...
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NEW YORK, Aug 7 ― US stocks rose yesterday as China stepped in to stabilise the yuan, soothing concerns that currencies would be the latest weapon in the long-drawn trade war, a day after Wall Stree...
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NEW YORK, Aug 6 —  Wall Street stocks opened solidly higher today as China took steps to stabilise its currency amid an escalating trade war with the United States.
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TOKYO, Aug 6 — Global stocks extended already substantial losses today as China’s yuan currency dropped to an 11-year low after Washington designated Beijing a currency manipulator in a rapid esca...
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NEW YORK, Aug 5 — Wall Street’s main indexes fell sharply today, led by technology companies, as China’s willingness to let the yuan slide in response to the latest US tariff threat fanned fears...
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LONDON, Aug 5 — Global stocks fell for a sixth day today as an escalation of a trade war between the United States and China spooked markets and the yuan fell to its lowest levels in over a decade.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 3 — Quarterly reports next week from Walt Disney Co, CBS and Viacom will likely highlight increasing competition in video streaming and could spark volatility in the so-called com...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): The FBM KLCI started Friday on a weaker note and looked set to end the week in the negative zone in line with the fall at global markets.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 2 — US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining US$300 billion (RM1.24 trillion) of Chinese imports as tensions with China spiked again, ...
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President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose a 10 percent tariff on the remaining US$300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept 1, after negotiators failed to make progress in US-China tr...
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(Aug 2):  A fresh salvo in the U.S.-China trade war from President Donald Trump roiled financial markets a day after the Federal Reserve delivered the first interest-rate cut in a decade in part to c...
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NEW YORK, Aug 1 — US stocks bounced back today, helped by technology shares as focus shifted to corporate earnings after a cautious message from the Federal Reserve on interest rates drove some of t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 ― Bursa Malaysia was lower at mid-morning, with the benchmark index remaining in negative territory, dragged down by bearish market sentiment.
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SYDNEY, Aug 1 ― Asian shares were set to open significantly lower today as the US Federal Reserve poured cold water on market expectations of a lengthy easing cycle after delivering a 25-basis-point...
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NEW YORK, Aug 1 ― The dollar index hit a more than two-year high and stocks tumbled after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said yesterday's 25-basis-point rate cut was not the same as the begi...
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NEW YORK, Aug 1 ― Wall Street had a mixed reaction yesterday after the expected interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve, the first in a decade, failed to impress investors.
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NEW YORK, July 31 — Wall Street stocks edged higher early today, buoyed by strong Apple earnings and expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates later in the session.
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NEW YORK, July 31 — Wall Street lost ground yesterday after a warning from President Donald Trump to China amid ongoing trade negotiations pressured technology shares, while investors looked to an e...
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NEW YORK, July 30 — Wall Street stocks fell early today, buffeted by renewed trade war anxiety as US-China talks resumed, and as markets awaited a key Federal Reserve decision.
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NEW YORK, July 30 — US stocks yesterday stepped back from last week's record highs as investors took a breather ahead of an expected interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve and looked for signs of ...
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NEW YORK, July 29 — Wall Street stocks were mostly lower early today at the start of a week jammed with news, including a Federal Reserve decision and Apple results.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Malaysian palm oil futures edged higher in early trade on Monday to a seven-week high, tracking overnight gains in US soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and strength i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The FBM KLCI pared some of its loss at mid-morning today but remained lacklustre ahead of the public holiday on Tuesday in conjunction with installation of the Agong.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The FBM KLCI drifted marginally lower in early this morning against a backdrop of mixed regional markets, weighed by index-linked stocks.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia kicked of the new week on Monday on a lacklustre note, in line with key Asian markets, ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting and US-China trade talks.
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SYDNEY: Asian shares got off to a cautious start on Monday as markets count down to a likely cut in U.S. interest rates this week with much riding on whether or not the Federal Reserve signals yet more are in the pipeline.
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SYDNEY, July 29 — Asian shares got off to a cautious start today as markets count down to a likely cut in US interest rates this week with much riding on whether or not the Federal Reserve signals y...
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(July 29): Asian stocks looked set to start the week on a mixed note as U.S.-China trade talks resume and the Federal Reserve is expected to deliver its first interest-rate cut in a decade.
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NEW YORK, July 27 — Robust earnings from Alphabet and Starbucks pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to record highs yesterday, with support from data showing US economic growth slowed less than ex...
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NEW YORK: Robust earnings from Alphabet and Starbucks pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to record highs on Friday, with support from data showing U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): The FBM KLCI followed regional markets lower and fell 0.24% in early trade Friday, weighed by select index-linked blue chips.
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TOKYO, July 26 ― Asian share prices opened a tad lower today on mixed US earnings reports and the euro held above two-year lows struck overnight after the European Central Bank held interest rates s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI fell in early Friday trade, in line with the cautious key Asian markets after the overnight decline on Wall Street but Genting Malaysia and Genting helped cushion the decline.
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NEW YORK, July 26 ― Wall Street fell from record highs yesterday following a flurry of downbeat quarterly results from Ford Motor and other companies and after European Central Bank chief Mario Drag...
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NEW YORK: Wall Street fell from record highs on Thursday following a flurry of downbeat quarterly results from Ford Motor and other companies and after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi's comments disappointed investors hoping for a more dovish stance on monetary policy.
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(July 26): Asian stocks are set to slip Friday after their U.S. counterparts fell from record highs amid a torrent of corporate results.
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NEW YORK, July 25 — US stocks fell today after a handful of mixed earnings reports pointed to a slowing global economy, and as the European Central Bank chief’s comments on monetary policy failed ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): The FBM KLCI stayed in negative zone at the midday break against the backdrop of cautious regional markets, dragged by Petronas-linked stocks.
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SYDNEY, July 25 ― Asian shares were cautious today, shrugging off a tech-fuelled rally on Wall Street while the euro hovered near two-month lows as soft economic data bolstered expectations of rate ...
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SYDNEY: Asian shares were cautious on Thursday, shrugging off a tech-fuelled rally on Wall Street while the euro hovered near two-month lows as soft economic data bolstered expectations of rate cuts in Europe.
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NEW YORK, July 25 ― US stocks were mixed yesterday as a series of disappointing second-quarter results curbed investor optimism over a new round of US-China trade talks next week, while the euro dro...
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NEW YORK, July 25 ― The S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs yesterday after reassuring comments from Texas Instruments about global chip demand blunted the impact of weak earnings reports from Boein...
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NEW YORK: The S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs on Wednesday after reassuring comments from Texas Instruments about global chip demand blunted the impact of weak earnings reports from Boeing and Caterpillar.
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NEW YORK, July 24 — Wall Street stocks were little changed today as markets largely shrugged off disappointing results from Caterpillar and Boeing and a US antitrust probe into technology giants.
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SYDNEY: Asian shares nudged higher on Wednesday amid hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro as investors wagered on a dovish outcome from the European Central Bank's coming policy meeting.
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WASHINGTON, July 24 — The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs yesterday, lifted by upbeat quarterly reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies and on optimism the United States would reso...
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NEW YORK: The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies and on optimism the United States would resolve its trade conflict with China.
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NEW YORK, July 23 ― The S&P 500 climbed toward a record high yesterday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook,...
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NEW YORK, July 23 ― US stocks gained ground yesterday at the onset of a heavy earnings week, while European shares inched higher as investors took heart from potential progress in US-China trade tal...