overseas markets

NEW YORK | Stocks slip on China-US tensions, Brexit uncertainty

NEW YORK — Major global stock indexes are mostly lower Monday morning, though losses are milder than last week’s rout. The British pound is falling and U.K. stocks are higher following reports that a key vote on Britain’s departure from the European Union could be scrapped. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index was down 21 … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks slip on China-US tensions, Brexit uncertainty

US stocks tumble on US-China trade jitters, oil price slide

U.S. stocks tumbled in early trading Thursday following a sell-off in overseas markets, knocking more than 450 points off the Dow Jones Industrials Average. The broad market decline came as the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive overshadowed some positive comments on trade from Beijing, threatening to worsen trade tensions between the U.S. and … Continue reading US stocks tumble on US-China trade jitters, oil price slide

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Trade truce sends stocks solidly higher

NEW YORK  — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks finished solidly higher on Wall Street as investors welcomed news of a 90-day truce in the trade battle between the U.S. and China. The broad rally Monday, which lost some of its early morning momentum, followed gains in overseas … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Trade truce sends stocks solidly higher

US stocks sharply higher on US-China trade truce; oil surges

U.S. stocks surged in early trading Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their escalating trade dispute, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 300 points. Technology companies led the rally, which followed gains in overseas markets as investors welcomed news of the trade pact, which was struck over dinner … Continue reading US stocks sharply higher on US-China trade truce; oil surges

NEW YORK | US stocks keep climbing; technology companies lead

NEW YORK  — U.S. stocks are rising again Tuesday as strong company earnings lift the market. The benchmark S&P 500 index is up for the fourth day in a row and fifth out of the last six. Technology companies and banks are making some of the largest gains. Overseas markets are also higher. KEEPING SCORE: … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks keep climbing; technology companies lead

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street decline

BEIJING/November 8, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — European stocks gained in early trading Wednesday while Asian markets were mixed after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a fresh warning to North Korea and China reported weaker but still-robust trade growth. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany’s DAX gained 0.2 percent to 13,404.15 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 … Continue reading Global stocks mixed after Wall Street decline

Global stocks mixed as investors focus on US tax reform

SEOUL, South Korea/September 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stock markets were mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the outlines of tax overhaul plans by U.S. President Donald Trump while news headlines on geopolitical tensions surrounding North Korea have quieted. KEEPING SCORE: European markets opened with modest gains. Britain’s FTSE 100 rose 0.2 percent in early … Continue reading Global stocks mixed as investors focus on US tax reform

Asian shares rise, Europe mixed before central banks meeting

TOKYO/August 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Asian shares were mostly higher but European trading began mixed Friday as market players watched for comments at a central banks’ annual meeting later in the global day. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 edged down 0.2 percent in early trading to 5,102.80, while Germany’s DAX inched down 0.1 percent to … Continue reading Asian shares rise, Europe mixed before central banks meeting

Global stocks rise after diplomatic overtures by Koreas, US

TOKYO/August 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global shares rose Tuesday as both Koreas and the U.S. signaled a willingness to defuse the crisis over North Korea‘s nuclear program. A rally on Wall Street led by gains in technology shares also helped. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,132.11 in early trading, while Germany’s … Continue reading Global stocks rise after diplomatic overtures by Koreas, US