U.S. Treasuries' selloff give European stocks an edge

(Reuters) – The selloff in U.S. Treasuries may finally give the bourses of Frankfurt, Paris or Milan a decisive edge for 2021 after five straight years of underperformance against Wall Street.FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is

Top Toshiba shareholder renews call for probe over AGM vote

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp’s top investor has renewed its call for an independent investigation into the company’s annual shareholder meeting (AGM) last year, according to a letter dated Wednesday that was sent to other shareholders.Slideshow ( 2 images )The

Rising U.S. yields cool down stocks

MILAN/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The rally in stock markets stalled on Wednesday as a surge in U.S. Treasury yields on optimism about a swift economic recovery put pressure on lofty company valuations.FILE PHOTO: A Wall Street sign outside the New York

Stocks edge higher as eyes on stimulus; oil dips

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were higher and MSCI’s gauge of stocks across the globe was set for a ninth day of gains on Thursday as investors were optimistic about more fiscal stimulus, while oil prices slipped.Slideshow ( 2

Asia stocks hold at highs, sustained by bottomless stimulus

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares rested at record highs on Thursday as investors digested recent meaty gains, while bulls were sustained by the promise of endless free money after a benign reading on U.S. inflation and a dovish Federal Reserve

Asian equities rebound but short-squeeze nerves persist

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stock markets recovered on Friday but are headed for their steepest weekly loss in months, as a liquidity squeeze in China and a Wall Street retail-trading frenzy has unnerved investors.FILE PHOTO: Investors look at screens

Stocks rise, dollar slips as risk aversion eases

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar retreated and Wall Street rallied on Thursday as investors looked past weak U.S. GDP and jobless claims data to hopes of a rosier economy ahead and welcomed restrictions on the social media-driven trading frenzy.FILE

Bets on for Macau's Sands China after U.S. billionaire Adelson's death

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Sands China Ltd’s adjustment to life after the death of billionaire founder Sheldon Adelson, coming a year before the firm’s gaming licence expires, could open up opportunities for Chinese investors to acquire a stake, industry executives

Stocks climb, bonds fall after Democrats win Senate

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Bonds licked their wounds and stocks rose on Thursday as investors bet Democrat control of the U.S. Congress would enable President-elect Joe Biden to borrow and spend heavily, with a bruised dollar hovering near its lowest in