Market Outlook

Market Outlook

Australian dollar

Dollar firm at 2-decade highs as Aussie

AUD/USD is trading down 0.06% at 0.6932 The Australian dollar and the Chinese yuan came under pressure from weak Chinese economic data on Monday, while the U.S. dollar consolidated gains near a 20-year peak. Comments by ECB policymaker Francois...

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Australian Dollar

Australian Dollar Soars After Rate Hike

AUD/USD is trading up 0.78% at 0.7102 The U.S. dollar edged lower in early European trade Tuesday ahead of the start of the latest Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting, while the Australian dollar soared after the Reserve Bank raised interest...

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DOLLAR INDEX

Dollar slips, still set for best month since 2015

DOLLAR INDEX is trading down 0.56% at 103.084 The dollar edged down from its recent 20-year high on Friday but was still on track for its best month since 2015, having been boosted by a combination of expectations for...

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EURUSD

Euro slips below $1.06 for first time since 2017

EURUSD is trading below 0.46% at 1.0588 The euro fell below $1.06 for the first time in five years against a broadly strong U.S. dollar on Wednesday amid rising concerns around energy safety and growth slowdown in China and...

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Dollar

Dollar Gains on Global Growth Concerns

Dollar Index is trading up 0.38% at 101.50 The U.S. dollar climbed higher in early European trade Monday, gaining ground even against the euro despite Emmanuel Macron’s win in the French presidential election as traders sought out this safe...

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USDJPY

Dollar Edges Lower; G7 Intervention Concerns Mount

USDJPY is trading up 0.30% at 128.182 The U.S. dollar edged lower in early European trade Thursday as the world’s key finance ministers meet, but remains elevated amid expectations for aggressive Federal Reserve monetary tightening. At 3:15 AM ET...

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Dollar Index

Dollar steadies after hitting fresh 20-year high on yen

Dollar Index is trading up 0.08% at 100.789 The dollar rose on Tuesday to a fresh 20-year high against the Japanese yen and tested a two-year peak against the euro, supported by high U.S. Treasury yields. The dollar index,...

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Dollar Edges Higher; Climbs to a New Two-Year High

EUR/USD is trading flat at 1.0877 The U.S. dollar edged higher in early European trade Friday, trading at a two-year high and underpinned by the likelihood of sharp rises in interest rates by the Federal Reserve. At 4:05 AM...

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U.S. dollar

Dollar Surges on Aggressive Fed Expectations; Euro Slips

Dollar Index is trading up 0.06% at 99.538 The U.S. dollar strengthened Wednesday on raised expectations of aggressive monetary policy tightening by the Federal Reserve, while the euro was weighed by the prospect of additional sanctions on Russia. At...

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U.S. dollar

Dollar Stabilizes; Euro Falls as Russia Sanctions Talk Ramps Up

EUR/USD is trading down 0.38% at 1.1005 The U.S. dollar stabilized Monday after last week’s strong jobs report, while the euro weakened as talk of additional sanctions on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine ramped up. Friday’s much anticipated...

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US Dollar

Dollar Up, Euro Near One-Month High Over Ukraine War Optimism

USD/JPY is trading down 0.02% at 121.756 The dollar was up on Thursday morning in Asia. The euro held at a one-month high against the dollar, after rallying on hopes that the war in Ukraine could be entering a...

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DOLLAR INDEX

Euro rises as talks over Ukraine begin, modest yen rebound

DOLLAR INDEX is trading down 0.35% at 98.71 The euro rose on Tuesday in cautious trading as Ukrainian and Russian negotiators met in Turkey for the first direct talks in more than two weeks. The U.S. dollar was slightly...

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U.S. Dollar Index

Dollar Up, Yen Finds Little Support Even in Calmer Bond Market

AUD/USD is trading down 0.12% at 0.7489 The dollar was up on Thursday morning in Asia, finding some support as commodity currencies took a breather from their recent steep rally. However, a struggling Japanese yen from a recovery in...

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DOLLAR INDEX

Dollar gains ground after Powell comments

DOLLAR INDEX is trading up 0.21% at 98.6836 The dollar strengthened against a basket of major currencies on Monday, in the wake of comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that opened the door for the central bank...

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US Dollar

Dollar falls as hawkish Fed delivers without an extra kick

USDCAD is trading down 0.13% at 1.2660 The dollar fell on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve moved to a hawkish monetary policy but without delivering a tougher surprise that might have added to its weeks-long momentum. The dollar...

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U.S. Dollar Index

Euro rises on hopes of progress in Ukraine peace talks

U.S. Dollar Index is trading down 0.28% at 98.81 The euro rose on Tuesday on hopes of progress in peace talks between Ukraine and Russia despite soaring COVID-19 cases in China dampening risk appetite. Further talks between Ukrainian and...

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EURUSD

Euro rises 0.5% against the dollar ahead of ECB

EURUSD is trading up 0.70% at 1.0971 The euro and other European currencies edged up on Wednesday ahead of this week’s central bank meeting and supported by reports that the European Union was discussing joint bond issuance to finance...

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Australia’s economy

Aussie rises on strong GDP

AUD/USD is trading up 0.04% at 0.7276 Australia’s economy rebounded in the fourth quarter, with a gain of 3.4% QoQ, just shy of the consensus of 3.5%. This is an impressive turnaround from Q3, which came in at -1.9%....

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EUR/USD

Euro weakens, rouble slumps as sanctions piled on Russia

EUR/USD is trading down 0.31% at 1.1183 The Russian rouble plunged and the euro nursed losses against the U.S. dollar on Monday as the West ramped up sanctions against Russia over its Ukraine invasion, prompting investors to shun riskier...

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European Stock Futures

European Stock Futures Mixed, Dollar Higher; Ceasefire Talks Fail

European stock markets are expected to open in a mixed fashion Tuesday with the dollar strengthening, helped by gains in Asia as Chinese factory activity impressed but with ceasefire talks failing to stop the fighting in Ukraine. At 2:05...

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Canadian dollar hits 2-month low as Russia attacks Ukraine

USD/CAD is trading up 0.04% at 1.2817 The Canadian dollar weakened to its lowest level since December against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine triggered a flight to safety in global financial markets. Stock markets...

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EUR/TRY

Euro edges higher, but focus still on Ukraine

EUR/TRY is trading up 0.50% at 15.6775 The euro edged higher against the dollar on Wednesday with investors bracing for further developments in the Ukrainian crisis after Western countries announced sanctions against Russia for ordering troops into separatist regions....

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Oil prices

Oil prices rose on Chinese demand expectations

Chicago WTI crude oil futures price is down 0.05% at $112.34 per barrel on mid-Wednesday trades. Crude oil opened the week on a heavy bullish pressure, gaining around 3.00% on Monday. However, oil reverses its Monday gains by losing...

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Gold futures

Gold falls below the $1800 – level during Monday trades

Gold futures at COMEX is down at 0.48% at $ 1815.7 on mid-Monday trades. Gold opened this week on a bearish note after witnessing a plunge of nearly 4%. The price is currently trading below the $1800 – level...

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Wheat futures price

Wheat rises on supply constraint

Chicago wheat futures price is down 0.55% at $11.6 per bushel on mid-Friday trades. Wheat prices rose this week on supply constraint, a view bolstered by a US report. According to a report released by the US Department of...

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Copper futures price

Copper resumes selloff on demand fears

Chicago Copper futures price is down 3.67% at $4.0525 per pound on mid-Thursday trades. Copper opened this week on a bearish note, witnessed a temporary rebound on Wednesday, and a resumption in its bearish momentum. This latest bearish drag...

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wheat futures price

Wheat rose on supply concerns

Chicago wheat futures price is down 0.95% at $11 per bushel on mid-Frida trades. Wheat prices rose this week on weather concerns among top global producers and as India mulls export restrictions on wheat. The record heat waves in...

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market outlook

Gold starts May with a bearish note

Gold futures at COMEX is down 1.92% at $1875 per troy ounce on mid-Monday trades. Gold opened May on heavy bearish pressure. Price has gone below the $1,900 price level as price declines due to the strengthening U.S. dollar,...

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wheat futures price

Wheat poise to rise for the third straight month on supply constraints

Chicago wheat futures price is down 0.12% at $10.6 per bushel on mid-Friday trades. Wheat opened this week on a bearish note and continued trading within a range. It is poised for a third straight monthly gain as tightening...

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copper futures

Copper declines further after a brief relief from the Chinese comment

The price of COMEX copper futures is down 0.42% at $4.4380 per pound. It continues its negative momentum which rebounded briefly on Wednesday as China’s central bank announced that it will step up its support for the economy. The...

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Wheat futures price

Mounting wheat prices cool down on possibility of supply relief

Chicago wheat futures price is down 0.19% at $10.6 per bushel on mid-Friday trades. Wheat futures price has witnessed consecutive declines for the past three days on the possibility of supply-chain relief. Talks of Russia possibly exporting more wheat...

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price of copper futures

Copper bounces back as production complication threatens supply

The price of copper futures, on COMEX, is up 0.43% at $4.6720 per pound on Thursday. Copper prices bounced back on Thursday, after declining on Thursday, as a spate of production problems threaten to cut supply. Also boosting metals...

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Chicago WTI crude futures price

Oil rebound on Libyan crisis

Chicago WTI crude futures price is up 1.44% at $103.52 per barrel. Oil prices rebounded on Wednesday after sharp losses on Tuesday as concerns about supply tightness from Russia and Libya arises. Libya recently closed its largest oil field...

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market outlook

Soaring wheat prices induce a new global food crisis

Chicago Wheat futures price is down 1.53%, closing at $11 per bushel. The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), a United Nations agency, recently announced its Food and Price Index, which tracks monthly change in the international prices of a...

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copper price

Copper prices remain muted amid the supply shortage crisis

The copper futures price is up 0.24% at $4.7235 per pound on COMEX. According to analysts, copper price is expected to soar due to low global inventories and the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Goldman Sachs, on Thursday, released a report pointing...

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Oil prices

Oil prices soared, raising supply concerns

On Monday’s trade, the Chicago WTI crude oil futures price is up 1.60% at $102.21 per barrel. Oil prices continued to surge on Wednesday as Moscow declared that the peace talk with Ukraine had hit a dead end, intensifying...

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gold market outlook

Gold gains in an uncertain market await critical publications in the week ahead

Chicago Gold futures price is up 1.13% at $1967.5 on early Monday trades. Gold price continued its climb at the start of the week as the U.S. dollar weakened. Although it edged lower during the Asian session, it climbed...

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market outlook

Global food prices soar, wheat enjoys short-term relief from Indian exports

Chicago wheat futures price is up 1.15% at $10.2 per bushel on early Friday trades. Market participants are looking forward to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) world crop report, due to be released today, i.e., Friday, to gauge...

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Oil prices

Oil soars as the looming threat of more sanctions raise supply concerns

Chicago WTI crude futures price is up 1.65% at $103.64 per barrel. Oil prices rose on Wednesday after witnessing a bearish session on Tuesday. The US and its allies threaten new sanctions on Russia over charges of war crimes...

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Oil and gas

Canada’s oil industry at odds with Trudeau over new 2030 climate plans

Brent Crudewas trading 5.72%down at $105.13 Canada’s first emissions reduction roadmap relies heavily on the oil and gas sector to help Ottawa reach its 2030 climate goal, but there is a still a big gap between what industry and...

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Brent crude futures

Oil rebounds on tight supply, prospects of new Russia sanctions

Brent Crudewas trading 1.97%up at $109.91 Oil prices clawed back heavy losses to rise more than 2% on Wednesday on supply tightness and the growing prospect of new Western sanctions against Russia even as signs of progress emerged from...

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Australia stocks

Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.67%

S&P/ASX 200 is trading up 0.67% at 7514.50 Australia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the IT, Healthcare and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200gained 0.67% to...

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Brent Crude

Oil prices rise on tight supplies, stable demand

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, recovering some of the previous session’s losses as Kazakhstan’s supplies continued to be disrupted and major producers showed no sign of being in a hurry to boost output significantly.Brent Crude rose $1.41, or 1.3%,...

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Gold futures

Gold Down as Ukraine and Russia Set to Resume Peace Talks, Dollar Strenghens

Goldwas trading 1.28%down at $1,929.40 Gold was down on Monday morning in Asia, with the resumption of peace talks between Ukraine and Russia denting the yellow metal’s safe-haven appeal. A stronger U.S. dollar and higher yields also weighed on...

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Is the dip in gold prices a buying opportunity? Experts weigh in

Gold and silver have witnessed a sharp rally following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. But the prices soon cooled off as ...
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Gold rate today: Yellow metal trades flat; silver drops lower

NEW DELHI: Gold prices were trading flat with a negative bias on Thursday as steady US dollar and elevated Treasury ...
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Oil prices recover from early losses as global supply fears linger

TOKYO - Oil prices rose on Thursday, recovering from early losses, as lingering fears over tight global supplies outweighed fears ...
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Gold flat as dollar strength counters weaker U.S. bond yields

Gold prices were flat on Thursday, as an elevated dollar weighed on greenback-priced bullion and countered support from lower Treasury ...
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Gold rate today: Yellow metal drops below Rs 50,000; silver also declines

NEW DELHI: Gold prices dropped sharply on Wednesday following a rise in US treasury yields and cautiously positive comments from ...
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Gold firms as softer dollar negates pressure from higher yields

Gold prices edged higher on Wednesday, as a weakening dollar countered pressure from stronger Treasury yields and an aggressive stance ...
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Oil prices climb on hopes of China demand recovery

SINGAPORE - Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel in early Asian trade on Wednesday on hopes of demand ...
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Global shares

Shares recover even as growth, inflation fears linger

S&P 500 is trading down 0.39% at 4008.02 Global shares recovered on Tuesday on optimism about an easing of China's ...
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Gold rate today: Yellow metal gains marginally; silver at Rs 59,500 level

NEW DELHI: Gold prices edged up mildly on Monday, rebounding from recent lows, even as the US dollar continued to ...
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Oil prices drop on profit-taking, supply fears linger

TOKYO: Oil prices slipped on Monday, giving up earlier gains as investors took profits after a surge in the previous ...
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Foreign selling in Asian bonds extends as US yields surge

Emerging Asia ex-China bonds witnessed foreign outflows for a second straight month in April, due to higher U.S. yields and ...
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MFs go for defensives, add pharma and FMCG

Amid the broad-based selling in equities, fund managers adopted a stock-specific approach while deploying fresh money in April. With the ...
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Investors keep faith in SIP despite market weakness in April

Investors continued to pump money through the route of systematic investment plan (SIP) in April despite nearly 9% drop in ...
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Navi Finserv set to raise Rs 600 cr from public bond sale

Mumbai: Navi Finserv, controlled by Flipkart cofounder Sachin Bansal, is set to raise ₹600 crore via a public issuance of ...
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Foreign long-term investors buy $1.06 billion Indian bonds in May

Mumbai: Global long-term bond investors have invested a net $1.06 billion into Indian bonds so far in May, as a ...
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Investors turn to G-Secs as yields surge, small savings rates stay put

Mumbai: The sharp surge in yields of government securities is pushing many investors to the RBI's retail direct platform to ...
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Retail flows into equity mutual funds slow a bit

Mumbai: Retail investors continued to allocate money to equity mutual funds albeit at a slower pace compared to the previous ...
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SBI aims to raise up to $2 billion via offshore bond sales

MUMBAI - The board of State Bank of India approved raising up to $2 billion via overseas bond sales, the ...
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Bond yields plunge 17 bps mirroring gains in US Treasury

Benchmark bond yields plunged 17 basis points Tuesday in India, mirroring gains in US Treasury yields. A sharp drop in ...
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Passive funds, very short term debt funds see big inflows in April

Equity mutual funds continued to see positive inflows despite high volatility in the stock market. According to data released by ...
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Global shares

Shares recover even as growth, inflation fears linger

S&P 500 is trading down 0.39% at 4008.02 Global shares recovered on Tuesday on optimism about an easing of China’s crackdowns on tech and COVID-19, but concerns about rising prices and slowing growth worldwide set a nervy tone elsewhere...

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NIKKEI 225

Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 2.64%

NIKKEI 225 is trading up 2.94% at 26453.00 Japan stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Shipbuilding, Chemical, Petroleum & Plastic and Power sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei...

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Nasdaq futures

Nasdaq futures jump after strong Meta results; GDP data awaited

NASDAQ 100 is trading down 0.05% at 13003.36 Nasdaq futures jumped almost 2% on Thursday, as a surge in Meta Platforms shares after its strong results eased pressure on growth and technology stocks that have been battered on concerns...

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Japan stocks

Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.41%

Nikkei 225 is trading up 0.41% at 26700.04 Japan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Marine Transport, Steel and Rubber sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225rose 0.41%....

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NASDAQ 100

Nasdaq profit tops estimates on robust demand for investment products

NASDAQ 100 is trading up 2.15% at 14210.26 Nasdaq Inc topped Wall Street estimates for first-quarter profit on Wednesday, driven by robust demand for its investment-related products that offset a lull in initial public offerings. The stock exchange operator...

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U.S. stock index futures

Futures slip as bond yields rise, BofA up on strong consumer lending

S&P 500 is trading down 1.21% at 4392.60 U.S. stock index futures dipped on Monday as Treasury yields continued to rise in expectation of a tighter monetary policy, while Bank of America wrapped up earnings from Wall Street lenders...

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NIKKEI 225

Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 1.22%

NIKKEI 225 is trading up 1.22% at 27171.93Japan stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Mining, Electrical/Machinery and Rubber sectors led shares higher.At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 1.22%.The best performers...

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market outlook technical analysis

European shares slide on tech selloff, French election jitters

CAC 40 is trading up 0.79% at 6599.95 European stocks fell on Monday as surging bond yields slammed technology shares and volatility gripped French blue-chip stocks on forecast of a tight race between President Emmanuel Macron and far-right challenger...

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European stock markets

European Stocks Mixed; Focus on Potential New Russian Sanctions

DAX 40is trading down 0.89% at 14428.90 European stock markets traded in a mixed fashion Tuesday, with investors digesting the potential for more sanctions against Moscow, which could lead to higher commodity prices and fuel inflation concerns. By 3:40...

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Dow Futures

Dow Futures Rise 200 Pts; Monthly Jobs Report in Focus

DOW JONES is trading down 1.56% at 34678.36 U.S. stocks are seen opening higher Friday, starting a new quarter on a positive note ahead of the release of the much-anticipated monthly official jobs report. At 7 AM ET (1100...

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European stock markets

European Stocks Higher; New Ukraine Peace Talks Likely

European stock markets edged higher Thursday at the end of a turbulent month, with investors carefully watching developments in the Ukraine-Russia conflict as well as volatile energy prices. By 3:40 AM ET (0740 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded...

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Australia stocks

Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.67%

S&P/ASX 200 is trading up 0.67% at 7514.50 Australia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the IT, Healthcare and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200gained 0.67% to...

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European Central Bank

European Stocks Largely Lower on Peace Talks Skepticism

European stock markets traded largely lower Wednesday, handing back some of the previous session’s hefty gains amid skepticism over the likely success of the latest Ukraine-Russia peace talks. By 3:55 AM ET (0755 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded...

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European Stocks Higher

European Stocks Higher; Ted Baker Rejects Takeover Proposals

European stock markets traded higher Monday, as investors monitor developments in the war between Ukraine and Russia with peace talks set to take place in Turkey this week. By 3:35 AM ET (0735 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded...

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European stock markets

European Stocks Mixed; Cautious Trading With Biden in Europe

European stock markets traded in a mixed fashion Friday, ending the week on a cautious note as the Ukraine war rages on and energy prices remain elevated. By 5:10 AM ET (0910 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 0.1%...

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U.S. stocks Futures

U.S. Futures Edge Higher; Biden, Fed Speakers and Big Tech in Focus

S&P 500 is trading up 1.43% at 4520.17 U.S. stocks are seen opening marginally higher Friday, consolidating after the previous session’s sharp gains as U.S. President Joe Biden continues his trip to Europe aimed at cementing Western unity against...

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European shares

European shares subdued as Ukraine worries deepen

European shares gave up early gains to trade flat on Thursday, as the war in Ukraine marked a month and Western nations planned more sanctions on Russia. European gas prices soared after Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country...

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European stock markets

European shares dip in choppy trade, oil stocks cap declines

European stock markets are expected to open marginally lower Tuesday, with investors monitoring the Ukraine war as well as U.S. monetary policy developments. At 3 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.1% lower, CAC...

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Asian Stocks

Asian Stocks Down, Mood Somber as no End in Sight to Ukraine Conflict

HANG SENG is trading down 0.89% at 21221.35 Asia Pacific stocks were mostly down on Monday morning, holding steady as efforts to bring an end to the conflict in Ukraine continue. China’s Shanghai Composite was up 0.31% by 10:53...

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European shares

European shares dip in choppy trade, oil stocks cap declines

European shares inched lower in choppy trading on Monday, as continued fighting in Ukraine weighed on investor sentiment, while gains in energy stocks kept the losses in check. The pan-European STOXX 600 dipped 0.1% after posting its biggest weekly...

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European stocks

European stocks hit two-week highs on China stimulus promise

European stocks rose to near two-week highs on Wednesday after China promised to roll out more stimulus to boost its economy, while hopes of progress in Ukraine-Russia peace talks kept the mood buoyant. The pan-European STOXX 600index rose 2.2%,...

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European Stock Futures

Europe Stocks Open Lower as Wider Sanctions, Covid Rebound Hit Mood

European stock markets opened lower on Tuesday as a fresh round of EU sanctions, a rebound in Covid-19 cases and more signs of red-hot inflation all weighed on sentiment. By 4:15 AM ET (0815 GMT), The Euro Stoxx 50...

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European stock markets

European Stocks Higher; Caution Ahead of Central Bank Meetings, Covid Surge

European stock markets traded higher Monday on raised hopes for a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine war, but investors remain wary as fighting continues, a number of central banks hold meetings this week and Covid returns to China. By...

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European shares

European shares rise on Ukraine hopes

FTSE 100 is trading up 0.74% at 7162.8 European stocks rose on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on diplomatic efforts by Ukraine and Russia to end weeks-long conflict, while shares in Volkswagen (DE:VOWG_p) surged after the German carmaker...

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