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US markets end volatile session in wake of Huawei exec arrest

US stocks clawed back much of the ground they lost in an early plunge triggered by the arrest of a key Chinese Huawei executive at Washington's request.
Meng Wanzhou's arrest has stirred new tensions between the US and China and roiled markets [Alexander Bibik-Reuters]

World markets down after arrest of Huawei executive

Stocks across the globe have fallen sharply joining a global stocks sell-off after the arrest of a key Chinese Huawei executive at Washington's request revived worries over trade tensions.

Oil still above $80 as Asia shares rally

Asian share markets was black on Monday as the promise of more stimulus boosted Chinese stocks for a second session and helped offset geopolitical concerns over Saudi Arabia, Italy and Brexit.

Oil prices race to $90 per barrel

The dollar notched an 11-month top on the yen on Thursday as oil price advances while Asian stocks were pressured as borrowing costs rose at home.

Dollar dented by Donald Trump’s Fed comments

The dollar fell versus the euro and pound Tuesday after US President Donald Trump hit out at the Federal Reserve’s interest rate rises, accusing it of not backing his economic plan, while most equity markets climbed looking ahead to China-US trade talks.
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US stocks weighed down by weak Netflix results

Wall Street stocks retreated in early trading on Tuesday as disappointing results from Netflix weighed on large technology shares.

Tokyo stocks open higher as North Korea fears ease

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday as geopolitical worries ebbed after US and North Korean officials met Sunday to resume preparations for a summit between the leaders of the two countries.

London stocks rise after Tokyo gains

London's stock market rose on Tuesday following gains in Tokyo and a slump in the pound, with most world indices shut owing to public holidays.

Tokyo stocks lead Asia higher in thin holiday trade

Japanese stocks led the way in Asia on Friday, climbing higher following a rally on Wall Street but the majority of Asian markets were closed for the Easter holiday.

Warren Buffett backs stocks over bonds

World’s third richest man, Warren Buffett, prodded ordinary investors on Saturday to stay invested in United States stocks, ignoring price swings, guidance from people with fancy credentials and the temptation to load up on bonds.

Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks down again

Asian stocks, from Tokyo to Hong Kong and Shanghai took another battering on Friday as the global rout returned with a vengeance on intensifying fears about tighter US interest rates.

Asian markets clumb again, dollar faces further weakness

Asian equities continued their positive start to the year on Wednesday following more record closes on Wall Street, but the dollar faced further selling pressure.

Global stocks mixed as bitcoin surges

Global stocks were mixed Monday, with major US indices ending at fresh records as bitcoin futures surged in their debut on a major exchange.

Oil price heads to $70 as global market peaks

Oil price rose and Nasdaq Composite had its best day in nearly a year on Saturday, boosted by strong corporate earnings, while the euro posted its worst week of 2017 after the European Central Bank decided to prolong its bond buying to keep interest rates low.

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