• Stock gains curtailed, with U.S. lower, on report U.S.-China trade deal not imminent

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Concerns that a trade deal between the U.S. and China may not be imminent reined in a rally in world equity markets and reversed gains on Wall Street on Friday, while strong U.S. wage growth boosted U.S. bond yields.
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  • Trade hopes lift equity markets; best day for emerging stocks since 2016

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    World equity markets rallied on Friday with emerging market stocks seeing their best day since 2016 on hopes the United States and China were mending trade relations, while strong U.S. wage growth boosted bond yields.
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  • European shares join global trade war relief rally

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    European shares joined a global relief rally on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump fuelled hopes among investors that a deal to end a prolonged dispute over trade could be made with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping later this month. Laura Frykberg reports.
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  • Solid Jobs Report, Trade Talks, Apple Earnings Release Tug at Market Friday

    11 days ago - By Forbes

    Another solid jobs report and some positive talk about trade with China seem to have the market in a positive mood this morning. This is despite disappointing earnings from Apple that had the stock down sharply in pre-market trading.
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  • World stock markets rally on news of Trump-Xi talks

    11 days ago - By Chron

    BANGKOK - Stock markets charged ahead Friday after President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, spoke by phone and reported progress in resolving trade tensions. Investors are looking ahead to U.S. jobs figures due later in the day.
    KEEPING SCORE: The CAC 40 in France jumped 1.3 percent to 5,150 and Germany's DAX advanced 1.5 percent to 11,637. Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0.7 percent to 7,168. Futures augured a strong start on Wall Street, with the Dow future contract up 0.9 percent and that for the S&P 500 up 0.7 percent.
    ASIA'S DAY: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rallied 4.2...
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