Commodity Markets

Global stocks steady as Fed minutes fail to sway investors

Feb 23, 2017

Global stocks were trading in narrow ranges Thursday after the minutes to the last policymaking meeting of the Federal Reserve failed to provide much of a steer as to the timing of the central bank's next interest rate increase

Political risks weigh on global markets ahead of oil data

Feb 8, 2017

Political risks kept a lid on global stock markets on Wednesday, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average struck another record high

Tepid start to the week in markets as Trump remains in focus

Feb 6, 2017

European stock markets drifted lower Monday amid a dearth of economic data and as investors gauge the fallout from President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States

Upbeat Chinese manufacturing data buoys markets ahead of Fed

Feb 1, 2017

Solid Chinese manufacturing data helped shore up global stock markets on Tuesday ahead of the latest policy decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve

European markets get a boost from run of solid data

Jan 31, 2017

European stock markets eked out some modest gains Tuesday after encouraging economic figures boosted hopes that the region's recovery is gathering pace

Trump's travel ban weighs on global stock markets

Jan 30, 2017

Global stock markets fell Monday after President Donald Trump's decision to impose a travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries

Global shares drift as euphoria over Dow's 20k breach fades

Jan 27, 2017

European shares Friday as the momentum generated by the Dow Jones' breach of the 20,000 mark for the first time faded and on news the U.S. economy lost momentum in the final three months of 2016

Dow's 20,000 breakthrough shores up global stocks

Jan 26, 2017

Buoyed by the Dow Jones' first-ever breach of the 20,000 mark, global stock markets eked out further gains on Thursday

Stocks, dollar get lift from US wage news

Jan 6, 2017

Global stock markets traded modestly higher Friday after some encouraging pay news from the U.S. even as monthly jobs figures came in slightly lower than anticipated

Stocks rise as strong 2016 nears the end; UK hits a record

Dec 30, 2016

Global stock mostly rose on the year's last day of trading, with Britain's stock index rallying in the very last minutes of the day to hit a record high

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