• Oil up as U.S. stock drops

    Crude oil futures rose after industry data showed a larger than expected drop in U.S. crude inventories, but gains were capped by worries about a possible global recession Crude oil futures rose on Wednesday after industry data showed a larger than expected drop in U.S. crude inventories, but gains were ...
  • European stocks slightly higher as recession fears recede

    European stocks were slightly higher as hopes for monetary policy stimulus reduce investor anxiety over an impending recession European stocks were slightly higher on Tuesday morning as hopes for monetary policy stimulus temper investor anxiety over an impending recession. The pan-European Stoxx 600 edged just 0.2% higher, healthcare stocks rising ...
  • Japan stocks higher amid stimulus optimism

    Japanese shares advanced after hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world eased global recession worries Japanese shares advanced on Monday after hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China eased immediate concerns about ...
  • Fears of global recession amid economic woes in Germany and China

    Stock markets around the world tumbled as economic strife in Germany and China fuelled fears of a global recession Stock markets around the world tumbled as economic strife in Germany and China fuelled fears of a global downturn. On a bleak day for investors, the FTSE 100 index fell 1.4 ...
  • Oil prices tumble following US stockpiles build

    Oil prices tumbled nearly 5% after an unexpected build in U.S. crude stockpiles and on fears of slowing demand, but halved their losses in post-settlement trade Oil prices tumbled nearly 5% on Wednesday after an unexpected build in U.S. crude stockpiles and on fears of slowing demand, but halved their ...
  • Tech pulls Wall Street lower on US-China trade uncertainty

    U.S. stocks slipped after a warning from President Donald Trump to China pressured technology shares U.S. stocks slipped on Tuesday after a warning from President Donald Trump to China pressured technology shares, while investors looked to an expected interest rate cut at the conclusion of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy ...
  • Asian shares slip ahead of likely Fed rate cut and trade talks

    Asian shares slipped as markets counted down to a likely cut in U.S. interest rates this week Asian shares slipped on Monday as markets anxiously counted down to a likely cut in U.S. interest rates this week with much riding on whether or not the Federal Reserve signals yet more ...
  • Sports Direct shares fall as it delays results again

    Shares in Sports Direct, the British sporting goods retailer, were down after it said that it was still finalising its delayed full-year results Sports Direct, the British sporting goods retailer controlled by Mike Ashley, said it was still finalising its delayed full-year results but expected to release them on Friday. ...
  • U.S. futures fall on tech probe

    U.S. futures fell after the U.S. Department of Justice announced an antitrust investigation into leading online platforms U.S. futures fell on Wednesday, dragged down by technology stocks after the U.S. Department of Justice announced an antitrust investigation into leading online platforms, raising fears that regulatory action could wreck the business ...
  • Japanese stocks hit their highest in more than a week

    Japanese stocks have hit their highest in more than a week, with the chip sector tracking Wall Street gains Japanese stocks hit their highest in more than a week on Tuesday, with the semiconductor sector tracking Wall Street gains, though trading remained thin ahead of the domestic earnings season. The ...