Asian shares stall, dollar firm near 8-month peak| Reuters
Nov 24, 2015 at 06:30 | Source:
TOKYO Asian shares dragged their feet on Tuesday after a healthcare mega-merger failed to impress investors while the dollar held firm near an eight-month high as investors grew more convinced of a U.S. rate hike next month.MSCI's broadest index of A...
Dollar hits eight-month high on rate views, metals fall| Reuters
Nov 24, 2015 at 06:15 | Source:
NEW YORK The dollar rose to an eight-month high on Monday amid heightened expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve might raise interest rates next month, driving down the prices of copper, gold and other metals.World equity markets slipped, with U....
Pressured by dollar gains, commodities hit 13-year low| Reuters
Nov 24, 2015 at 04:15 | Source:
NEW YORK A measure of commodity prices hit its lowest in 13 years before bouncing back as the expectation of higher interest rates in the United States lifted the dollar to its highest in eight months.Stocks in major markets ticked lower after five d...
Asia shares steady, euro burdened by ECB talk| Reuters
Nov 24, 2015 at 03:15 | Source:
SYDNEY Asian shares got off to a slow start Monday as a holiday in Japan sapped liquidity, while the prospect of more policy easing in Europe kept the euro on the defensive to the benefit of the U.S. dollar.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific share...
Commodities hit as dollar rises| Reuters
Nov 24, 2015 at 02:30 | Source:
LONDON Commodity markets were hit and stocks and bonds were in the firing line on Monday, as expectations for a first increase in U.S. interest rates in almost a decade next month pushed the dollar to a seven-month high.Industrial metals copper and n...
Oil up 1 pct after Saudis say ready to cooperate on prices| Reuters
Nov 23, 2015 at 23:30 | Source:
NEW YORK Crude prices rose as much as 1 percent on Monday after Saudi Arabia's pledge to work on price stability offset some worries about the global oil market glut.Moscow's vow to continue Syrian air strikes to punish bombers of a Russian jet also ...
Global shares march on as alarm bells ring for metals | Reuters
Nov 21, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
LONDON World shares headed for their best week in over a month on Friday, though alarm bells over global growth were ringing in metals markets as copper hovered at its lowest level since 2009 and nickel since 2003.The commodities crunch was compounde...
Asian shares hang on to gains, commodities battered| Reuters
Nov 20, 2015 at 07:15 | Source:
TOKYO Asian shares looked set to hold on to this week's gains, while the dollar took a breather on Friday after stepping back from seven-month highs as investors grappled with the prospects of higher U.S. borrowing costs and slower global economic gr...
Asia shares rise on Wall Street bounce as Fed hikes seen gradual | Reuters
Nov 19, 2015 at 06:30 | Source:
SYDNEY Asian share markets rose on Thursday as Wall Street bounced on expectations the Federal Reserve would be confident enough of the U.S. economy to raise rates in December but would then proceed with great caution on further tightening.The prospe...
Asian shares slip, copper tumbles as worry takes toll| Reuters
Nov 19, 2015 at 03:15 | Source:
TOKYO An index of Asian shares fell on Wednesday as copper prices tumbled and another bomb scare in Europe and gunfire in the French capital hurt risk appetite, while bets that the Federal Reserve remains on track for a rate hike underpinned the doll...
U.S. stocks lose gains after German bomb scare; oil drops| Reuters
Nov 18, 2015 at 03:45 | Source:
NEW YORK U.S. shares ceded gains on Tuesday after a soccer match in Germany was called off over fears of a planned bomb attack, while prices of longer-dated U.S. Treasuries rose on demand for low-risk government bonds.Oil prices fell sharply as worri...
U.S. stocks cede gains after German bomb report; oil slides| Reuters
Nov 18, 2015 at 02:15 | Source:
NEW YORK U.S. shares gave up gains on Tuesday after a soccer game in Germany was called off over concerns of a bomb attack, while U.S. longer-dated Treasuries prices held increases as traders cited a burst of safe-haven bids for bonds.Oil prices fell...
Global shares rise after strong earnings; euro hits 7-month low| Reuters
Nov 18, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
NEW YORK Shares in major markets rallied on Tuesday, fueled by strong corporate reports in the United States and Europe, while the U.S. dollar and Treasury yields rose as firming inflation backed expectations of an impending interest rate hike. Bette...
Asian shares skid as commodities revisit six-year lows| Reuters
Nov 14, 2015 at 05:30 | Source:
TOKYO/SINGAPORE Asian shares fell sharply on Friday after commodity prices tumbled to multi-year lows on worries that slower global growth may worsen a supply glut, while U.S. Federal Reserve officials kept drumming up the case for a rate hike next m...
Stocks drop on company forecasts; oil slides| Reuters
Nov 14, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
NEW YORK Global stock indexes fell on Friday amid a ream of disappointing corporate results and forecasts, while oil prices registered their biggest weekly loss in eight months on swelling storage of crude. Weaker-than-expected U.S. October retail sa...
Brent oil hits lowest since August; dollar dips| Reuters
Nov 12, 2015 at 02:15 | Source:
NEW YORKBrent crude oil prices hit their lowest since late August on Wednesday on worries about growing U.S. stockpiles, while the U.S. dollar took a breather from recent gains.U.S. stocks were mostly lower in choppy trading, with the drop in oil pri...
Oil falls, but U.S. stocks turn higher; dollar dips| Reuters
Nov 12, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
NEW YORKOil prices fell to their lowest since mid-September on Wednesday on worries about growing U.S. stockpiles, while the U.S. dollar took a breather from recent gains.U.S. stocks turned higher by midday, though the drop in oil prices weighed on e...