World stocks hit two-year lows as commodities stay pressured
World stocks hit two-year lows as commodities stay pressured

Global stocks slid to their lowest in more than two years on Tuesday as raw materials prices and emerging markets stayed under pressure.

Asian shares skid to 3-1/2-year low on China anxiety
Asian shares skid to 3-1/2-year low on China anxiety

Asian shares skidded to 3-1/2-year lows and the dollar sagged on Tuesday, pulled down by a sharp losses on Wall Street after weak Chinese data rekindled worries about its fragile economy.

China consumers tighten belts, a red flag for the global economy

Terry Xu considers himself one of the lucky ones.

China September flash factory PMI unexpectedly falls to 6-1/2 year low

Activity in China`s factory sector unexpectedly shrank to a 6-1/2 year low in September, a private survey showed, raising fears of a sharper slowdown in the world`s second-largest economy that could spell more turmoil for financial markets.

Asian shares wobble after China rate cut

Asian stocks flip-flopped on Wednesday after China cut interest rates in a bid to restore confidence in its sagging economy, with trading volatile after days of heavy swings across world equities.

China stock plunge hits world stocks, dollar; US stabilizes

World stock markets plunged on Monday, after a near 9 percent dive in China shares and a sharp drop in the dollar and major commodities sent investors rushing for the exits.

Unlike `97, Asian economies expected to bend, not break

The world market turmoil bears ominous similarities to the contagion that laid Asian economies to waste beginning in 1997: pressure on regional currencies, a worsening trade outlook and slowing growth.

Great fall of China sinks world stocks, dollar tumbles

Alarm bells rang across world markets on Monday as a near 9 percent dive in China shares and a sharp drop in the dollar and major commodities panicked investors.

RIL, HDFC Bank, DRL in Barclays' global stock picks

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), HDFC Bank and Dr Reddy's Laboratories are the only three Indian firms to figure in Barclays' top 111 stock picks from across the world for 2015.

Global stock markets halt selloff; Greece hopes lift Wall Street

US and European shares rebounded after several down days on Wednesday on hopes for progress around an expected meeting between Greek, German and French leaders on Greece`s debt crisis, while oil rose for a second day.

Global stocks gain as oil rises; euro up Vs Swiss franc

Stock markets around the world mostly rose on Thursday as crude oil rebounded, although caution remained following the European Central Bank`s surprise decision to strike Greek bonds off its list of accepted collateral.

Global stocks slip as anti-austerity party wins Greek election
Global stocks slip as anti-austerity party wins Greek election

Both US stock futures and Japan's Nikkei fell 0.6 percent on heightened concerns the Greek election results could lead to renewed instability in Europe.

Global stocks and dollar rise after Fed, euro near nine-year low

The dollar hit a new nine-year high and stocks worldwide headed for their first back-to-back rise of the year on Thursday, as a confident sounding Federal Reserve added to hopes of aggressive new stimulus this month from the European Central Bank.

Global stocks in `Santa rally` after US Fed meeting

Global stock markets surged in a "Santa Claus rally" on Thursday as dealers welcomed the outcome of the US Federal Reserve meeting which signalled an interest rate increase was not imminent.

Asian stocks mostly lower as oil hits new troughs

The dollar and euro edged lower against the yen after losing pace Monday due to the uncertainty created by weak crude prices, which have increased pressure on Russia`s economy and spooked investors.

Global stocks mostly higher, oil falls before OPEC talks

Wall Street stocks closed mixed on Tuesday with early gains pared after the lowest US consumer confidence data since June took the wind out of a rally spurred by upwardly revised US economic growth, dragging down the US dollar in the process.

Global stocks extend rally on US jobs data; dollar falls

Global equity markets extended a rally on Monday that drew strength from a U.S. jobs report last week that bolstered confidence in the American economy, but the dollar retreated and stocks on Wall Street eased as volatility picked up.

Global stocks fall on weak data, air strikes in Syria

More downbeat data from Europe pushed global equity markets to a third day of losses on Tuesday, while U.S. air strikes in Syria set a cautionary tone and lifted prices of safe-haven bonds.

Asian stocks slip, euro hits 1-year low

Asian shares slipped on Tuesday as a US holiday robbed markets of momentum, while the euro hit a fresh one-year low on uncertainty over the European Central Bank`s policy decision later this week.

Global stocks rise, bond yields steady as ECB seen on hold

Global equity markets rose on Friday, posting their best month since February on strong U.S. data, while German bond yields edged up from record lows as expectations that the European Central Bank would ease monetary policy next week faded.