Global markets: Sentiment sapped by COVID surge, stimulus stalemate

LONDON (Reuters) – World shares slid to a two-week low on Thursday, and oil steadied after another heavy fall, as a surge in global COVID-19 cases and fractious U.S. stimulus talks kept financial markets cautious.FILE PHOTO: Traders looks at financial

Asian stocks inch up, defy U.S. stimulus gloom

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stock markets edged higher on Wednesday, brushing off Wall Street’s weaker finish, which came after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly broke off economic stimulus negotiations with lawmakers.FILE PHOTO: Men wearing protective face masks chat in

Stocks fall, dollar gains after Trump gets coronavirus

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Global equity markets slumped and investors piled into safer gold and the Japanese yen on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus, adding to market uncertainty just 32 days

Three charts about the markets in the third quarter.

It’s a new month, and a new quarter. Today’s DealBook newsletter ran the numbers … The stock market had its worst month since March. The S&P 500 was down about 4 percent in September, and at times it flirted with

Asian stocks poised for gains after late Wall St dash

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to open higher on Friday as a late Wall Street rally supported global sentiment although weak U.S. data and uncertainty about a stimulus package in Washington have kept a lid on confidence.FILE

Asian stock markets gain following tech bounce, euro waits for ECB

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asia’s stock markets snapped their longest losing streak since February on Thursday and rose following a bounce on Wall Street, though subdued trade in currency, commodity and bond markets suggested investors remain cautious about the outlook.

S.Korea stocks slip as Wall St tech rout deepens

* KOSPI falls, foreigners net sellers * Korean won weakens against U.S. dollar * South Korea benchmark bond yield falls SEOUL, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korean shares slid on Wednesday, tracking an

With big tech on holiday, world shares inch higher

LONDON (Reuters) – World shares inched higher led by Europe on Monday, after last week’s rout in U.S. technology stocks that saw $2.3 trillion in value wiped off in two days with investors taking note of lofty valuations when the