Shares retreated in Europe early on Monday after a mixed day in Asia as surveys of manufacturers showed business confidence crumbling as Washington and Beijing spar over trade and technology.
The Sensex on Tuesday ended 382 points in the red, after touching a record high of 39,572 minutes into the trade. The session started on a firm note with Sensex hitting a life-time high of 39,572, but it failed to hold on to the early gains and ended over 380 points lower.
European stocks and US equity futures were higher on Wednesday after a report fuelled optimism about progress in US-China trade talks, offsetting disappointment about the size of potential US interest rate cuts. Global shares had opened weaker after comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and St. Louis
Hong Kong’s exchange refused to give up on its bid to take over the London Stock Exchange after the British bourse emphatically rejected its $39 billion takeover offer on Friday.
As we come to the end of a decade that witnessed unprecedented monetary policy expansion, an eye on the trends observed and those rapidly in play, helps examine critical
Asian shares held near a 20-month top on Monday even as investors took some money off the table following a strong run recently, while oil jumped to more than a one-week high after two large crude production bases in Libya began shutting down.
The world’s largest economies delivered more worrisome cues on Monday as anxiety over the virus outbreak sent stock and oil prices plunging and closed sites from the Sistine Chapel to Mideast schools.
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Asian shares hit their highest in nearly eight months on Monday after the United States and China agreed on a preliminary trade deal, with Australian shares leading the way on expectations of more easing of monetary policy there.