Financial Markets

Japanese PM lands in Romania as leader he is to meet resigns

Jan 16, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Bucharest for talks on North Korea and investment, but the focus in the Romanian capital was on a political crisis prompted by the unexpected resignation of Premier Mihai Tudose

Hundreds of Sudanese protest hike in bread prices

Jan 16, 2018

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Sudan's capital to protest against rising bread prices after the government's devaluation of the local currency

Global stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings

Jan 16, 2018

Global stocks mostly higher following U.S. holiday as investors look ahead to American corporate earnings reports

Asian stock markets edge higher; US dollar falls against yen

Jan 15, 2018

Asian stock markets gain in carry over from strong Wall Street finish

Stocks keep pushing higher in 2018, led by retailers

Jan 12, 2018

Rising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory

How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

Jan 12, 2018

The stock market's perfect start to the year rolled on, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index shook off a bit of weakness from early in the week to tick further into record territory

Markets Right Now: Banks, retailers lead stock gains

Jan 12, 2018

Rising retailers pushed stocks further into record territory on Wall Street. The S&P 500 closed out its seventh week of gains in the last eight.

Investors cheer German deal, but some bemoan lack of vision

Jan 12, 2018

Hopes for a new government in Germany sent markets higher on relief that the Europe's biggest economy might soon get stable leadership, but some analysts have concerns about a lack of vision for the country

Euro surges amid German government hopes; stocks solid

Jan 12, 2018

The euro surged to three-year highs against the dollar Friday amid signs that the European Central Bank is readying to rein in its stimulus sooner than many in the financial markets had been predicting

US stocks brush off year's first wobble, return to records

Jan 11, 2018

Global stock markets stabilize after China-led wobble, oil prices rise

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