Stocks gain on fresh U.S. highs, dollar slides anew

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equities wavered and the dollar fell to two-year lows on Tuesday as the broad U.S. stock market briefly scaled new peaks on better-than-expected corporate earnings but soon retreated on an economic outlook burdened by the

Global stocks, oil and euro gain despite surging coronavirus cases

LONDON (Reuters) – Markets showed signs of optimism on Friday, with European shares gaining for a second consecutive day, oil prices rising and the dollar falling, despite a record number of new COVID-19 infections in the United States. Coronavirus cases

Stocks slip as investors await Trump's Hong Kong response

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stock markets fell and safe havens such as bonds and the Japanese yen gained on Friday, as investors awaited Washington’s response to China tightening control over the city of Hong Kong. China’s parliament on Thursday pressed

Stocks drop for third day as recovery hopes falter

LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets fell for a third day running on Thursday after a sobering warning from the World Health Organization that the coronavirus may never go away. The head of the Federal Reserve quashed talk of U.S.

Stock market rally pauses, bonds edge higher as economy partly reopens

NEW YORK (Reuters) – World equity markets were little changed and safe-haven bonds climbed on Tuesday as investors weighed stronger economic data from China and upbeat corporate earnings in Europe against concerns about a potential second wave of coronavirus infections

Stocks pause before key EU meeting on coronavirus aid

LONDON (Reuters) – Caution gripped markets on Thursday, with stocks falling before a key Eurogroup meeting to discuss joint stimulus measures, offsetting optimism from a fresh round of U.S. coronavirus aid and a recovery in oil prices. The U.S. Congress

Oil crash slams stocks, dollar gains as risk sentiment rolls over

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks fell on Tuesday, a day after U.S. crude oil prices turned negative for the first time ever, as dismal corporate earnings underlined worries about economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. The dollar rose against a