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Global Markets: Caution creeps into Asian trading ahead of Fed decision

Global shares rallied for all of 2017 but have started this year on the back foot, hit by a combination of factors including the risk of faster rate rises in the United States and alarm over protectionism.

Mar 21, 2018, 06:57 AM IST

Asia hit by fresh Wall Street falls, China stocks reach multi-month lows

In addition to pressure from the drop in global shares, Chinese equities were weighed by factors such as investors attempting to stay liquid ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays and pressure to meet rising margin calls.

Feb 09, 2018, 09:37 AM IST

Dollar steadies, global shares on best run in two years

World shares headed for a fifth straight week of gains on Friday, their best run in more than two years, as this week`s losses by the dollar, central bank reassurances and a 2016 high for oil all boosted confidence

Mar 18, 2016, 20:00 PM IST

Global shares fall on China margin crackdown, dollar gains

Global equity markets fell on Friday as a crackdown on margin lending in China sent ripples around the world, while the dollar gained on rising U.S. consumer price data that should keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year.

Apr 18, 2015, 00:07 AM IST

Global shares rally, euro at 11-year low on Europe's QE plan

Wall Street jumped and European shares climbed to a seven-year high on Thursday as world markets cheered a European Central Bank stimulus program worth more than one trillion euros, while the euro slipped to an 11-year low.

Jan 23, 2015, 03:49 AM IST

Asian shares fall to nine-month low as oil prices sink

Global shares prices came under pressure on Monday as oil prices briefly sank to fresh 5-1/2 year lows in choppy trade, doing little to allay concerns that some energy producers and exporters could find themselves in dire straits as revenues slump.

Dec 15, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Nikkei tumbles 2.2% on global growth woes

The Nikkei ended 335.14 points lower at 14,738.38, its lowest closing level since May 30.

Oct 16, 2014, 12:11 PM IST

Nikkei drops to 2-month low on global growth concerns

The Nikkei share average fell 1.1 percent to 15,321.69 by mid-morning, after sliding to as low as 15,259.95 earlier, the lowest level since Aug. 13.

Oct 10, 2014, 09:34 AM IST

World stocks hit one-month low, focus on Fed

Global shares slipped to a one-month low on Tuesday as markets braced for a Federal Reserve meeting, when investors will be looking for clues on whether the U.S. central bank could raise interest rates sooner than previously expected.

Sep 16, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

Hong Kong stocks end 0.25% lower

Hong Kong shares fell 0.25 percent on Wednesday as profit-takers moved in after a healthy two-day rally.

Jun 11, 2014, 16:37 PM IST

Global stocks slip from peaks, euro dips

Stocks slipped from near recent highs on Wednesday while the euro retreated towards a four-month low in the wake of upbeat U.S. economic data and the European Central Bank`s monetary easing.

Jun 11, 2014, 15:44 PM IST

Dollar steady in Asia after solid jobs data

The dollar and euro edged up against the yen in Asia on Monday as confidence was boosted upbeat US jobs data that suggested a recovery in the world`s number one economy is well on track.

Jun 09, 2014, 09:44 AM IST

Global shares slip, euro gains as ECB seen poised to act

Global equity markets slipped on Tuesday from record or multi-year highs, while euro zone inflation data gave the euro some respite on relief that price growth in the single currency zone did not slow as much as some had expected.

Jun 04, 2014, 09:37 AM IST

Tokyo shares lead Asia up on Wall Street, China PMI, euro shaky

Upbeat China factory data and another closing record on Wall Street boosted Asian shares on Monday, while the euro held recent gains against the dollar but remained shaky ahead of a closely watched European Central Bank meeting.

Jun 02, 2014, 11:05 AM IST

Global shares steady after hitting record high; all eyes on ECB

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 was down 0.1 percent, with BNP Paribas leading the index lower after a report saying the U.S. Justice Department was pushing the French bank to pay more than $10 billion to resolve a criminal probe. BNP shares fell 4.9 percent.

May 30, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

World stocks flirt with record highs on ECB easing bets

ECB policymakers have opened the door to a rate cut, effectively charging banks to hold cash at the central bank.

May 29, 2014, 14:21 PM IST

World stocks brush off Eurosceptic election gains

Italian assets surged and German shares hit all-time highs on Monday as solid election showings by pro-European forces in both countries provided an antidote to Eurosceptic gains in France, the UK and Greece.

May 26, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

Dollar, global shares gain on expected delay to Fed tapering

The day`s US economic data supported views of modest growth.

Oct 21, 2013, 23:36 PM IST

European shares at five-year highs, Asian markets gain

Global shares hovered at five-year highs on Monday while the dollar edged up against the yen as investors looked ahead to a deluge of US data for clues on when the Federal Reserve will begin scaling back its stimulus.

Oct 21, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

US debt deal hopes boost world shares

Cautious optimism that the U.S. government would avert an economically damaging debt default lifted world shares and supported the dollar on Tuesday though prices traded within tight ranges.

Oct 15, 2013, 15:32 PM IST