Global Markets

How global economy would be affected by Coronavirus?

The coronavirus itself could weaken the economy. The pandemic disease is worst till now that claimed almost 7,000 lives worldwide. Market experts, on the other hand, have different fear that could be the worst nightmare till now 'The global recession'. Coronavirus is spreading dramatically, shuts industries down, large MNC's and factories are barely working due Coronavirus fear.

Mar 17, 2020, 13:58 PM IST

Global markets witness melt down, as coronavirus fear drives massive sell-off

Global markets on Friday (March 13) witnessed a crash of epic magnitude due to panic selling of almost every asset class after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Gold and oil fell, sovereign bonds slumped as investors liquidated everything they could to cover losses.

Mar 13, 2020, 14:04 PM IST

Coronavirus impact: RBI may slash rates by at least 65 bps by June

The rout followed the markets bloodbath across the world after the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday termed the coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic.

Mar 12, 2020, 21:37 PM IST

Asian shares tumble, gold and crude soar after Iran strike on US forces

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 1% lower shortly after China`s share markets began trading, with China`s blue-chip CSI300 index down 0.56%. Japan`s Nikkei tumbled 2.2% and Australian shares fell more than 1%. 

Jan 08, 2020, 07:52 AM IST

Global markets: Asia shares rest at 18-month highs, sterling licks wounds

Japan`s Nikkei dipped 0.1% and away from its 2019 top, while Korean shares edged up 0.1% to an eight-month peak. E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 were little changed. Upbeat economic news had helped the S&P 500 reach a record for the fourth straight session, building on its 27% gain this year. 

Dec 18, 2019, 07:40 AM IST

Global Markets: Asian stocks ride Wall Street momentum to eight-month peak, pound slips

The preliminary deal between Washington and Beijing will double U.S. exports to China, White House adviser Larry Kudlow told Fox News on Monday. The United States will also reduce some tariffs on Chinese goods under the agreement.

Dec 17, 2019, 08:31 AM IST

Gold price rises as concerns over trade deal, economic slowdown linger

Gold prices rose on Monday, after touching a three-month low in the previous session, on lingering concerns over the U.S.-China trade deal and the prospect of a slowing global economy.

Nov 11, 2019, 21:43 PM IST

Markets may see swings on geopolitical concerns, F&O expiry

"As global tensions mount with North Korea pushing to a next level of tests with hydrogen bomb, it will be hard for bulls to have a comeback which was as swift as before. 

Sep 24, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

Euro zone stability risk contained but rising - ECB

Financial stability risks in the euro zone are contained but remain significant and have even increased in some areas over the past six months, the European Central Bank said in a regular stability review on Wednesday.

May 24, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

Markets retreat from record highs on Trump tremors

Equities went into a tailspin on Thursday after a three-session surge, with benchmark Sensex plunging 224 points and Nifty closing below 9,500, as global markets were roiled by the latest crisis surrounding US President Donald Trump.

May 18, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

Geo-political strains, Q4 results to drive markets

Trend from global markets amid brewing geo-political trouble and corporate quarterly results will continue to steer stocks this week, say experts.

Apr 16, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

Political noise? Markets don't care - it's all about growth

One of the biggest mysteries in global markets so far in the Trump era is the historically low level of volatility that has prevailed despite all the turmoil and uncertainty that analysts warned his victory would unleash.

Mar 14, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

World stocks hit 1-1/2 year high after strong China data

World stocks hit their highest level since mid-2015 on Thursday after strong Chinese data added to the optimism about global growth and inflation that has been driving markets since the start of the new year.

Jan 05, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Global markets drift after Yellen speech

European and US equities markets were split on Friday after US Fed chief Janet Yellen suggested interest rates could rise in the near-term.

Aug 27, 2016, 02:55 AM IST

EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly, market rout halts

European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union, a move the IMF said could put pressure on global growth.

Jun 29, 2016, 02:30 AM IST

Gold futures up by Rs 78 on firm global cues

Gold prices rose by Rs 78 to Rs 28,663 per 10 grams in futures trading today as speculators enlarged their positions amid a firming trend overseas.

Mar 31, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

Toshiba closes at more than 36-year low as Tokyo shares fall

Toshiba shares dived to a more than 36-year low on Friday after the scandal-hit firm widened its annual loss forecast to a whopping USD 6.0 billion, while a strong yen dragged the Nikkei into the red.

Feb 05, 2016, 15:11 PM IST

Stocks fail investors' faith in 2015; Gold also no good

In a double-whammy for investors, the two major asset classes -- stocks and gold -- failed to generate positive returns in 2015.

Dec 27, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

China investigates securities regulator's deputy head

The anti-corruption watchdog will also examine stock exchange operators in Shanghai and Shenzhen.

Nov 13, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

Asian shares slide halts but weak commodity outlook weighs

Most Asian stock markets steadied on Wednesday after sliding to 3-year lows but a weak outlook for commodities and persistent concerns about China`s economy discouraged most buyers.

Sep 30, 2015, 08:05 AM IST