Financial Markets

Asian shares mostly lower amid jitters ahead of trade talks

May 9, 2019

Asian shares are mostly lower amid investor jitters ahead of the latest round of trade talks between US and China

How major US indexes fared on Wednesday

May 8, 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Wednesday after a late wave of selling wiped out what was left of a modest midday rally

Europeans struggle to preserve Iran nuclear accord

May 8, 2019

Nations trying to keep alive the deal meant to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon are urging Tehran to back off its threat to resume higher enrichment of uranium

Iran threatens more uranium enrichment if no new nuke deal

May 8, 2019

Iran has threatened to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year after President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord

Markets Right Now: US stocks turn mixed in midday trading

May 8, 2019

Stocks brushed off early losses and were mixed in midday trading as gains in industrial companies were offset by losses elsewhere in the market.

Trump puts deal-making credentials to test with China talks

May 8, 2019

Trump putting his deal-making persona on the line with trade deals, injecting new risk into his bid for another four years in the White House

Shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

May 8, 2019

World shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

New Zealand cuts benchmark interest rate to new low of 1.5%

May 8, 2019

Citing lower global growth, New Zealand's Reserve Bank has cut the nation's benchmark interest rate by a quarter point to an all-time low of 1.5%

Worsening US-China trade tensions rattle financial markets

May 7, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their already costly trade war.

Markets Right Now: Worsening trade tensions sink stocks

May 7, 2019

An escalating showdown between the U.S. and China over trade sent shudders through the stock market, handing the S&P 500 is biggest loss since late March.

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