Currency Markets

Global shares drift as investors pause ahead of Fed

Sep 19, 2017

Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Tuesday as investors paused for breath a day after U.S. stock markets struck a record high and geared up for the latest interest rate decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Asian shares mixed as Nikkei rises on yen, muted elsewhere

Sep 19, 2017

Asian shares are mixed as investors await comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve

S&P 500 tops 2,500 mark as tech and bank stocks climb

Sep 15, 2017

US stocks set records as banks and technology companies make further gains

Bitcoin ... the way to the future or path to financial ruin?

Sep 15, 2017

If you bought bitcoin a year ago you'd be richer for it but if you bought this month, it might spell disaster

World stocks fall on NKorea launch, central banks outlook

Sep 15, 2017

World stocks mixed as investors brush off North Korea launch, turn focus to next Fed meeting

Bank of England hints at rate rise in 'coming months'

Sep 14, 2017

The Bank of England opts to keep interest rates at a record low but delivers a big hint that borrowing rates could be raised in coming months

Global stocks fall after China data, UK central bank warning

Sep 14, 2017

Global stocks mostly lower after Britain's central bank signaled it could consider raising interest rates in coming months and data showed retail sales and industrial output slowing in China

Asian markets lackluster after softer China data

Sep 14, 2017

Asian stocks are little changed after data showed retail sales and industrial output growth slowed in China

US stocks rise further as banks climb with interest rates

Sep 12, 2017

Further gains for banks are helping US stocks move higher

North Korea relief sustains momentum in global markets

Sep 12, 2017

Global stock markets remained firm Tuesday as fears over an escalation in tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continued to subside even though the United Nations slapped further sanctions on Pyongyang.

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