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Janet Yellen inspires fresh rout on global stock markets

Janet Yellen inspires fresh rout on global stock markets

World stock markets slumped Thursday, gripped by yet another fierce sell-off after a warning by Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen over the global economy, while oil fell close to 12-year lows.

Share Bazaar Live: Global Market Updates

The global markets are not giving positive indications. SGX nifty is trading with a fall of 18 points at the level of 8111. Dow Jones, Nasdaq, etc are also plunging down.

Global markets selloff deepens on China worries

World stock markets endured another bruising day Monday as a huge decline in Chinese equities sparked selling throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas, deepening a global stock slump.

World stocks hold at all-time high after bumper week

World stocks were enjoying the view at an all-time high on Friday, lifted by a week of strong U.S. economic data and promises from the European Central Bank that cheap money will be sloshing around for years.

European stock slip at open; London FTSE down 0.21%

Europe`s stock markets weakened at the open on Friday, with London`s benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.21 percent at 6,793.75 points.

World stock markets up near record high; low yields help

Global equity markets traded higher on Monday, although they pared gains from levels close to an all-time high, as low interest rates bolstered sentiment even as U.S. Treasury yields rose.

World Economic News Summary

The top world economic stories on Wednesday:

World stock markets plunge after Obama’s win

The S&P 500 closed below the key 1,400 level for the first time since Aug. 30, while the Dow ended under 13,000 for the first time since Aug. 2.

Worries about US economy drives most stocks down

European indexes were particularly hit as traders got their first opportunity to react to fairly dismal American jobs data after the long Easter weekend.

World stocks, oil gain on Greek debt deal hopes

Commodity prices rose and global equities edged higher on Tuesday, spurred by investors' hopes Greece is close to resolving its debt crisis.

Euro, stocks fall on worries over Greek debt

Concern over how Greece's debt talks play out overshadowed the appetite for riskier assets on Wednesday, despite good economic data from Germany and a widely held view that the US Federal Reserve is set to signal an extended period of ultra-low rates.

World stocks, euro gain but debt concerns linger

The European Central Bank, in its first-ever three year tender, lent 523 banks a record 489 billion euros on Wednesday, well above the 310 billion euro take-up forecast.

Wall Street edges up, led by defensive stocks

The slim gains came after equities slid nearly 3 percent last week.

German bonds fall; world stocks, euro vulnerable

German government bond yields hit their highest in nearly a month and world stocks held near 7-week lows on Thursday, a day after a weak debt sale in Berlin fanned fears the euro zone debt crisis is starting to threaten its biggest economy.

Wall Street down as US, Europe debt fears mount

Shares on Wall Street opened lower on Monday, extending losses from across Europe as fears about out-of-control government debt on both sides of the Atlantic hit financial markets.

Global stocks fall, euro flat as Europe debt fears rule

World stocks and oil prices fell on Thursday as a rise in Spain's borrowing costs to almost 7 percent at an auction fed fears that the euro-zone debt crisis could spread further.

Wall Street off on euro instability, recession fears

Wall Street edged lower on Monday as Italy and Greece rushed to form technocrat-led governments in a bid to stave off the euro zone's debt crisis, and as data showed the region is facing a looming recession.

Greek turmoil sends US and world markets lower

A wave of selling swept Wall Street and stock markets around the world Tuesday after Greece said it would let its people vote on an unpopular European plan to rescue the Greek economy.

World stocks hit eight-week high

The MSCI All-Country World Index advanced 1 percent to 308.32, its highest level in eight weeks, though it is still down 6.8 percent this year.

Global stocks, euro fall on German debt crisis comments

European shares retreated, crude oil extended losses and Wall Street opened lower.