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Tokyo Shares Track Wall Street Lower as COVID-19 Cases Spike

Tokyo Shares Track Wall Street Lower as COVID-19 Cases Spike

Japanese shares slipped on Wednesday, tracking overnight Wall Street losses, as investors monitored surging coronavirus cases across the world that could derail a nascent global economic recovery.


July 8, 2020
Wall Street Ends Lower After Strong Recent Rally
Wall Street Ends Lower After Strong Recent Rally

U.S. stocks eased on Tuesday as investors took profits a day after the S&P 500 logged its longest streak of gains this year and as new U.S....

Asian Shares Waver With Virus, Corporate Earnings in Focus
Asian Shares Waver With Virus, Corporate Earnings in Focus

Asian stocks dithered on Wednesday as an increase in new coronavirus cases in some parts of the world cast doubts over the economic recovery while...

July 7, 2020
Energy, Financial Stocks Push S&P 500 to 5-Day Win Streak
Energy, Financial Stocks Push S&P 500 to 5-Day Win Streak

U.S. stock indexes were trading lower early Tuesday, as investors reassessed the economic and public-health environment following a strong rally to...

Dow Futures Pull Back 240 Points After Previous Day’s Rally
Dow Futures Pull Back 240 Points After Previous Day’s Rally

U.S. stock-index futures on Tuesday were trading lower, as investors reassessed the economic and public-health environment following a strong rally...

China Shares Rally, Asian Stocks Take a Breather
China Shares Rally, Asian Stocks Take a Breather

The Chinese share market extended its positive run on Tuesday, in line with the mainland government’s push for a stronger market, while the...

Wall St Investors Scored Emergency Govt Loans Amid Pandemic
Wall St Investors Scored Emergency Govt Loans Amid Pandemic

Some investment firms, including those that run hedge funds or manage money for wealthy investors, are among the businesses approved for emergency...

Asian Shares Hit Speed Bump, China Extends Sharp Rally
Asian Shares Hit Speed Bump, China Extends Sharp Rally

Asian shares paused for breath on Tuesday following a surge sparked by speculation Beijing is trying to orchestrate a major domestic bull run to...

July 6, 2020
Wall Street Set to Open Higher on Hopes of China-Led Rebound
Wall Street Set to Open Higher on Hopes of China-Led Rebound

Wall Street’s main indexes were set to open higher on Monday, with the Nasdaq eyeing another record level, as bets on China leading the...

Shanghai Soars More Than 5%, Leading Gains in Asia
Shanghai Soars More Than 5%, Leading Gains in Asia

Stocks in Asia Pacific were higher during Monday’s trading session. Shares in mainland China led regional gains. The Shanghai composite...

July 3, 2020
Wall Street Closes Higher After Record Payrolls Jump
Wall Street Closes Higher After Record Payrolls Jump

 Wall Street closed higher and the Nasdaq reached an all-time closing high on Thursday as investors headed into their long holiday weekend...

Asian Shares Hit 4-Month High, China Recoveries Gather Pace
Asian Shares Hit 4-Month High, China Recoveries Gather Pace

Asian shares rallied to a four-month high on Friday on robust U.S. payrolls data and a brisk pickup in Chinese service sector activity but a surge...

July 2, 2020
Dow Up Nearly 400 Points After Strong Jobs Report
Dow Up Nearly 400 Points After Strong Jobs Report

U.S. stocks punched higher Thursday as investors digested a stronger-than-expected monthly employment report amid rising numbers of new coronavirus...

Dow Futures Soar But Don’t Forget To Look At Big Picture
Dow Futures Soar But Don’t Forget To Look At Big Picture

All eyes are on today’s double-whammy jobs report. Beyond Thursday’s usual jobless claims data, we’ll also get the monthly Labor...

S&P, Nasdaq Close Higher on Vaccine Hopes, Improving Data
S&P, Nasdaq Close Higher on Vaccine Hopes, Improving Data

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes closed higher on Wednesday to kick off the third quarter as increasing optimism for a safe and effective...

Asian Stocks Rise on Vaccine Hopes, Eyes on U.S. Payrolls
Asian Stocks Rise on Vaccine Hopes, Eyes on U.S. Payrolls

Asian stocks tracked Wall Street higher on Thursday although sentiment was cautious ahead of U.S. employment data while copper prices jumped to...

July 1, 2020
Dow Looks to Extend Gains After Best Quarter in 3 Decades
Dow Looks to Extend Gains After Best Quarter in 3 Decades

U.S. stocks rose Wednesday, building on the best quarter in about 20 years, as investors took hope in positive developments from a clinical trial...

Asian Shares Inch Higher as Data Drives Rebound Hopes
Asian Shares Inch Higher as Data Drives Rebound Hopes

Asian stocks struggled for headway on Wednesday as the second half of the year got underway, with improving economic data offset by worries that...

June 30, 2020
Dow Under Pressure But Tech Rallies, Virus Data in Focus
Dow Under Pressure But Tech Rallies, Virus Data in Focus

U.S. stock benchmarks mostly rose early Tuesday, with the Dow industrials slumping to start trade, as investors awaited a congressional hearing...

Wall Street Leads Stocks' Rebound, Sterling Dips
Wall Street Leads Stocks' Rebound, Sterling Dips

A gauge of stocks across the world rose on Monday, led by a rebound on Wall Street, even as rising COVID-19 cases threaten to stall the recovery of...

Asia Stocks Up as China PMI, U.S. Data Cheer Markets
Asia Stocks Up as China PMI, U.S. Data Cheer Markets

Asian shares rose on Tuesday after data showed China’s manufacturing sector grew more than expected in June, a hopeful sign for a global...

June 29, 2020
Wall Street Set to Open Higher on Hopes of Stimulus, Rebound
Wall Street Set to Open Higher on Hopes of Stimulus, Rebound

Wall Street’s main indexes were set to rise on Monday following a selloff last week as investors weighed hopes of more stimulus and improving...

Wall St Ends Lower, Virus Surge Prompts Renewed Restrictions
Wall St Ends Lower, Virus Surge Prompts Renewed Restrictions

Wall Street’s major indexes tumbled more than 2% on Friday as several U.S. states imposed business restrictions in response to a surge in...

Asia stocks wary as coronavirus threatens economic reopening
Asia stocks wary as coronavirus threatens economic reopening

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets began the week with a cautious tone on Monday as the relentless spread of the coronavirus finally made...

June 26, 2020
Dow Tumbles 550 Points Friday, Texas Orders Bars to Re-Close
Dow Tumbles 550 Points Friday, Texas Orders Bars to Re-Close

U.S. stock indexes skidded sharply lower Friday, after Texas tightened social-distancing rules in the wake of a record number of new coronavirus...

June 25, 2020
Stocks Sell Off as Coronavirus Surge Knocks Recovery Hopes
Stocks Sell Off as Coronavirus Surge Knocks Recovery Hopes

Asian stocks posted their biggest drop in eight sessions, bonds rose and the U.S. dollar was firm on Thursday as surging U.S. coronavirus cases and...

Asia Set to Track Wall Street Retreat
Asia Set to Track Wall Street Retreat

 Asian markets were set to follow a tumble in Wall Street stocks and oil prices on Thursday after surging U.S. coronavirus cases and the...

Wall Street Finishes Lower on Rising Virus Cases
Wall Street Finishes Lower on Rising Virus Cases

Wall Street’s three major indexes on Wednesday suffered their biggest daily percentage drop in almost two weeks as a surge in U.S....

June 24, 2020
Nasdaq Retreats From Record on Virus Cases, Trade Tensions
Nasdaq Retreats From Record on Virus Cases, Trade Tensions

U.S. stocks fell at the start of Wednesday, coming off a second straight record close for the Nasdaq Composite, as investors worried about the...

Asia Stocks Touch 4-Month Top on Dogged Optimism
Asia Stocks Touch 4-Month Top on Dogged Optimism

Asian shares crept to a four-month high on Wednesday as investors remained stubbornly upbeat on the outlook for a re-opening of the global economy...

Nikkei Rises Tracking Wall St Rally; Virus Worries Cap Gains
Nikkei Rises Tracking Wall St Rally; Virus Worries Cap Gains

Japanese shares edged higher on Wednesday tracking gains on Wall Street overnight after upbeat economic data, although worries about a surge in...

June 23, 2020
Dow Rises and Nasdaq Carves Out Fresh Intraday Record
Dow Rises and Nasdaq Carves Out Fresh Intraday Record

U.S. stock indexes headed higher late-morning Tuesday, with the Nasdaq Composite up for an eighth straight session, helped by improving economic...

Japanese Shares Rebound After Brief Sino-U.S. Trade Mix-Up
Japanese Shares Rebound After Brief Sino-U.S. Trade Mix-Up

Japanese stocks bounced back to end firmer on Tuesday after a brief market volatility following confusing statements from the White House on the...

Wall Street Ends Higher With Boost From Technology Stocks
Wall Street Ends Higher With Boost From Technology Stocks

Wall Street’s three major indexes closed higher on Monday with the biggest gains in technology stocks as investors focused on the potential...

June 22, 2020
Dow Fights for Direction to Start Week on Investors Hopes
Dow Fights for Direction to Start Week on Investors Hopes

U.S. stock-market indexes traded slightly lower, but were attempting to regain their buoyancy, Monday morning, as investors weighed optimism over a...

Stocks Try to Shake Off Second Wave Virus Fears
Stocks Try to Shake Off Second Wave Virus Fears

U.S. stock futures erased losses and Asian stocks held flat on Monday, trying to shake off worries that rising coronavirus cases in the United...

S&P 500 Closes Down, COVID-19 Resurgence Weighs on Sentiment
S&P 500 Closes Down, COVID-19 Resurgence Weighs on Sentiment

The S&P 500 ended lower on Friday after an up-and-down session as investors weighed spiking cases of COVID-19 and Apple Inc’s...

June 19, 2020
Dow Rises 200 Points on Back of Economy Rebounding Hopes
Dow Rises 200 Points on Back of Economy Rebounding Hopes

U.S. stock indexes rose early Friday for the day and are on pace for a weekly gain as reports that China may increase the pace of American farm...

Stocks Wobble as Investors Assess Risks of Second Wave
Stocks Wobble as Investors Assess Risks of Second Wave

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures teetered in choppy trade on Friday as lingering concerns about an fresh spike in coronavirus cases offset...

S&P 500 Closes Higher Amid COVID-19 Spikes, Muted Data
S&P 500 Closes Higher Amid COVID-19 Spikes, Muted Data

The S&P 500 closed nominally higher on Thursday as investors weighed a resurgence in coronavirus infections and the possibility of a new round...

June 18, 2020
S&P 500, Dow Dip on Rising Virus Cases
S&P 500, Dow Dip on Rising Virus Cases

The S&P 500 and Dow retreated on Thursday as an uptick in coronavirus infections in parts of the United States threatened to upend bets of a...

Dow Futures Drop More Than 100 Points
Dow Futures Drop More Than 100 Points

Stock futures fell in overnight trading on Wednesday as investors continued to monitor an uptick in new coronavirus cases amid the reopening economy.

Asian Markets Slip as Global Rally Eases off the Accelerator
Asian Markets Slip as Global Rally Eases off the Accelerator

Shares fell Thursday in Asia after another day of wobbly trading on Wall Street as markets eased off the accelerator following their big rally.


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