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Stocks in Europe hover at 4-month highs on Wirecard's jump
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Stocks in Europe hover at 4-month highs on Wirecard's jump

European stocks were mixed on Monday, with pan-European Stoxx 600 hovering near its 4-month highs since October, 10 as investors cashed in their gains in a runup of next round of Sino-American trade talks.


February 18, 2019
Walmart expects surge from strong grocery sales
Walmart expects surge from strong grocery sales

U.S. stock markets have pause in observance of Washington’s Birthday, now called Presidents’ Day.

Euro recovers on Monday, but still out on limb
Euro recovers on Monday, but still out on limb

The euro bounced back to the border of $1.1309 after the 3-month low on Friday as investors turned their attention towards more riskier currencies...

Dollar drops against riskier assets, kiwi and Aussie steady
Dollar drops against riskier assets, kiwi and Aussie steady

The U.S. dollar eased against it major peers on Monday as renewed hopes of Sino-American trade talks gave the opportunity to shift from greenback...

Asian stocks jump on renewed Sino-U.S. trade talks hopes
Asian stocks jump on renewed Sino-U.S. trade talks hopes

Asian stocks ticked up on Monday as Sino-American trade dispute refreshed optimism with main index of Asia-Pacific region outside Japan recovering...

February 15, 2019
U.S.stocks end week with a vivid boost
U.S.stocks end week with a vivid boost

U.S.shares jump on Friday, as investors extended their high market sentiment on the signs of progress in trade negotiations between Washington and...

U.S. dollar and gold edge up on weak financial data
U.S. dollar and gold edge up on weak financial data

The U.S. dollar and gold are creaming of on Friday on U.S. weak import prices and China’s inflation report. Gold futures were surging on...

European stocks jump on signs of trade talks progress
European stocks jump on signs of trade talks progress

European stocks surged on Friday at 13.10 GMT after trade talks positive shift despite the fact that both countries registered weak data.

British pound plunges after symbolic Brexit vote
British pound plunges after symbolic Brexit vote

The British currency nudged lower after the investors were pondering over a new defeat of Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday’s voting and...

Oil recovers on closure of one of Saudi Arabia's oil fields
Oil recovers on closure of one of Saudi Arabia's oil fields

The international benchmark Brent reached the line of above $65 per barrel on Friday, as OPEC’s cuts and the awaited higher-than-expected cut...

Russian ruble steady on oil prices jump
Russian ruble steady on oil prices jump

The Russian ruble recovered against the U.S. dollar after oil prices grew as risks of new U.S. sanctions had appeared. The ruble was approximately...

U.S. weak data and China’s inflation crashed Asian shares
U.S. weak data and China’s inflation crashed Asian shares

Asian stock markets dropped on Friday, having slipped from 4-month highs as China’s consumer price inflation had slowed to 1.7 percent from...

February 14, 2019
U.S. shares fall on disappointing sales data
U.S. shares fall on disappointing sales data

Wall Street opened lower on Thursday on sudden weak retail sales data for December, having shown the 1.2 percent tumble, the lowest border for 9...

Gold drops as investors turn to risky assets
Gold drops as investors turn to risky assets

Gold prices fell on Thursday as investors eyed risky assets amid strong trading data from China. Gold futures slipped by 0.3 percent according to...

Metro is engaged in negotiations with Alibaba Group Holding
Metro is engaged in negotiations with Alibaba Group Holding

Alibaba Group Holding, the world's biggest e-commerce player in China is engaged in negotiations on taking a stake in German retailer’s...

Airbus, AstraZeneca and Nestle boost European stocks
Airbus, AstraZeneca and Nestle boost European stocks

European stocks opened  mostly high on Thursday on investors’ expectations for any progress in trade negotiations between U.S. and China...

British pound slips in runup to Brexit symbolic voting
British pound slips in runup to Brexit symbolic voting

The British currency fell to its 4-week low in a runup to parliamentary symbolic debate on Brexit on Thursdays to get the sense how the opinion was...

Trade optimism lifts oil prices, Brent hits 2019-high
Trade optimism lifts oil prices, Brent hits 2019-high

Oil prices grew by 1 percent on Thursday during the Asian trading on hopes for trade talks progress. The strong trade data impacted also the gold...

Euro recovers on strong China trade data, Aussie rises
Euro recovers on strong China trade data, Aussie rises

The trade negotiations are still running and both sides hope for an agreement to come soon. The safe haven yen was undermined by the improvement in...

Asian stocks are in search of new optimistic jolt
Asian stocks are in search of new optimistic jolt

Asian shares were overwhelmingly lower on Thursday, as optimism like any feeling or trust could run dry, if there would not be any hint of trade...

February 13, 2019
Trade optimism pushes Wall Street higher on Wednesday
Trade optimism pushes Wall Street higher on Wednesday

U.S. stock markets opened higher on Wednesday, extending gains from the last session as investors keep their hopes up, that this week both sides,...

Johnson & Johnson buys Auris Health Inc. for $3.4 billion
Johnson & Johnson buys Auris Health Inc. for $3.4 billion

A robotic tech developer Auris Health Inc was bought by Johnson & Johnson for around $3.4 billion in cash with intention to continue its...

Pound jumps in thin tradings and Brexit delay prospect
Pound jumps in thin tradings and Brexit delay prospect

The British currency dipped in early trading on Wednesday below $1.29 on recent inflation data, which sank to a 2-year low in the previous month...

Industrial production slumps, while European stocks soar
Industrial production slumps, while European stocks soar

Industrial production in the Euro area dropped more than one expected by 4.2 percent in comparison with data from December 2018, following a 3...

Oil keeps rising on Saudi Arabia reassurance and OPEC’s cuts
Oil keeps rising on Saudi Arabia reassurance and OPEC’s cuts

Oil prices added more than 1 percent on Wednesday on OPEC and Saudi Arabia support amid the U.S.imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s oil...

Dollar pauses rally as investors switch over riskier peers
Dollar pauses rally as investors switch over riskier peers

The U.S. dollar inched down against its main rivals on early Wednesday as investors began to sweep the Asian currencies and the euro on hopes for...

Trade deal progress pushes Asian shares to 4-month high
Trade deal progress pushes Asian shares to 4-month high

Asian stocks are again in the green on Wednesday, having reached a more than 4-month high amid market participants optimism on issue that two great...

February 12, 2019
Wall Street soars as lawmakers reach preliminary deal
Wall Street soars as lawmakers reach preliminary deal

U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday, sustained by a U.S. lawmakers’ preliminary deal to avert a new partial government shutdown and after the U....

Altria uses U.S. bond market for acceleration of Juul deal
Altria uses U.S. bond market for acceleration of Juul deal

After a recent post about Altria Group’s plans for issuing securities for European stocks, tobacco giant announces about the same step for...

Trump’s intention to propel U.S. solar industry fails
Trump’s intention to propel U.S. solar industry fails

The solar industry employment decreased by 3.2 percent in the previous year, having faced a 2-year of losses as a result of Trump’s tariffs...

Pound slips again, reaping rewards from UK economy weak data
Pound slips again, reaping rewards from UK economy weak data

The British pound eased on Tuesday to a new 3-week low on doubts that Theresa May will succeed in convincing the EU to pass changes to Brexit deal.

Trade optimism pushes European shares higher
Trade optimism pushes European shares higher

European stocks showed early Tuesday’s boost, following Asian stocks gains on investors’ optimism over U.S.-Sino trade negotiations...

Oil prices grow on OPEC-led cuts and U.S.sanctions
Oil prices grow on OPEC-led cuts and U.S.sanctions

Oil prices surge on Tuesday amid OPEC’s support and U.S.sanctions against Venezuela’s and Iran’s oil, despite the recent increase...

Dollar saves its highest yield by default
Dollar saves its highest yield by default

The trade talks ambiguity continue to impact on the global growth, startling market participant confidence, manufacturing activity and dislocating...

Asian stocks gain due to new hopes for Sino-American deal
Asian stocks gain due to new hopes for Sino-American deal

Asian shares rose on Tuesday after a sluggish day on Wall Street as investors again kept their eyes out for new circle of U.S.-Chinese trade talks.

February 11, 2019
U.S. stock markets rise on hopes for trade talks to proceed
U.S. stock markets rise on hopes for trade talks to proceed

The major U.S. benchmarks showed the modest surge on Monday at the helm of industrial sector amid the new round of U.S.-China trade dispute to...

Bitcoin price hovers near 3-week high above $3,600
Bitcoin price hovers near 3-week high above $3,600

Bitcoin was traded to a small extent lower on Monday in comparison with weekend value, because it hit a speed bump after a strong rally on Friday.

United Kingdom shows across-the-board slump
United Kingdom shows across-the-board slump

The British economy outlined the sharpest slowdown in late 2018, having faced the weakest results in 6 years as Brexit had undermined the...

European shares surge before new trading talks round
European shares surge before new trading talks round

European shares surged on Monday, recoiling from 1-week lows, as market participants are waiting for next circle of trade talks between the...

Oil prices rise modestly, trade uncertainty looms over
Oil prices rise modestly, trade uncertainty looms over

Oil prices remained firm on Monday as OPEC’s cut support was overbalanced by U.S. drilling uptick and worries about demand amid the...

Pound dips, GDP data holds upper hand
Pound dips, GDP data holds upper hand

The British currency dropped versus the U.S. dollar, causing it to trade at a rate of $1.29 on Monday because the traders have shortened the...

Dollar higher on safe-haven demand amid all risks
Dollar higher on safe-haven demand amid all risks

A new round of trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing began on Monday and went on Thursday and Friday. So, the market participants are...

Asian stocks mixed on new hopes for trade talks this week
Asian stocks mixed on new hopes for trade talks this week

Asian stocks were mixed on Monday as markets participants have got a new wave of optimism for the next round of U.S.-Sino trade talks, planned for...


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