Asia shares turn cagey as rate hikes, earnings loom Fed seen hiking 25bp this week, ECB and BOE by 50bp Tech giants lead host of earnings results China shares up as holiday travel surges SYDNEY, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Asian shares turned cagey on Monday ahead of a week that is certain to see interest rates rise in Europe and the United States, … Read more

Football: Liverpool dumped from FA Cup, Wrexham denied dramatic win

Liverpool’s Stefan Bajcetic (L) protests a yellow card during his side’s loss to Brighton, while Wrexham co-owner Ryan Reynolds reacts to his side’s dramatic draw. Photos / AP, Getty Liverpool have become the latest high-profile club to exit the FA Cup as the defending champions conceded a goal in the second minute of stoppage time … Read more

Stocks fall, yields rise; economic slowdown worries mount

Wall Street stocks end down Dollar down vs yen Oil prices up NEW YORK, Jan 19 (Reuters) – World stocks fell on Thursday and US benchmark 10-year Treasury yields bounced up off of four-month lows, as worries mounted that an aggressive stance by central banks could push the global economy into a slowdown. Wall Street … Read more

Shares slip as China data stokes economic slowdown fears

Euro STOXX 600 down 0.2% China reports weak Q4 data Asia shares slip 0.4% Yen close to 7-month highs LONDON/HONG KONG, Jan 17 (Reuters) – European shares paused their new year rally and Asian equities slipped after China reported weak fourth-quarter economic data on Tuesday, keeping investors on edge over the prospects of a global … Read more

Asian shares rise, yen climbs as BOJ battles bond bears BOJ under intense pressure as it defends yield policy Yen hits 7-month high, yuan climbs as dollar eases Hopes for rapid China recovery helps most Asia stocks More earnings ahead, many central bank speakers SYDNEY, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Asian shares firmed on Monday as optimism about China’s reopening offset concerns the Bank of … Read more

Stocks hold on to gains ahead of US inflation test

World stocks inch higher; dollar near 7-month lows Yen gains on report BOJ to scrutinize policy effects Eyes on US CPI due at 1330 GMT Treasuries and euro zone bonds add to gains MILAN, Jan 12 (Reuters) – World stocks held on to modest gains on Thursday on cautious optimism that US data will confirm … Read more

Asia shares up on Fed rate wagers, China reopening lifts yuan US share futures edge up, Nikkei futures gain Hopes US CPI report will make case for smaller Fed hikes Earnings season kicks off with major banks on Friday Dollar nurses losses, yuan at highest since mid-August SYDNEY, Jan 9 (Reuters) – Asian shares rallied on Monday as hopes for less aggressive US rate hikes … Read more

Stocks sag as hawkish Fed cools China rally; awaits US jobs data

US stocks drop as Fed rejects rate cut bets Hang Seng hits 6-month top, yuan sets 4-1/2-month high Oil bounces after heavy slide on recession angst Benchmark government bond yields tick higher after falls NEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) – US stocks sank on Thursday and brought to a halt a rally in global stocks, … Read more

Dollar set for biggest one-day gain in three months, equities rally

Global shares edge up Correlation with dollar softens Yen takes a breather from recent rally LONDON, Jan 3 (Reuters) – The dollar headed for its largest one-day rise in over three months on Tuesday, while equities rallied in a macro-packed week that could offer a steer on when, and at what level, US interest rates … Read more

Wall St stocks fall, oil rises as China drops quarantine rule

NEW YORK Dec 27 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq fell on Tuesday after the release of US economic data at the start of a holiday-shortened week, while oil prices rose on demand hopes after China said it would scrap its COVID- 19 quarantine rule for inbound travelers. US Treasury yields rose after … Read more