Shares up as investors eye lockdown easing

Shares up as investors eye lockdown easing

Stock markets have rallied as the Bank of Japan added more stimulus to cushion the impact of the coronavirus and investors cheered news more countries were easing lockdowns, though the oil price took another tumble with storage running short. The Bank of Japan matched...
Shares up as investors eye lockdown easing

Gold investors enjoy weekly rise

Gold prices slipped on Friday as investors booked profits, but concerns over the global economic slowdown and massive stimulus measures from major central banks kept bullion on track for a weekly gain. Spot gold was down 0.4 per cent at $US1,724.29 per ounce by 1805...
Shares up as investors eye lockdown easing

Oil market turmoil rattles metal investors

Industrial metals prices have fallen, with copper down more than 2.0 per cent as a collapse in oil prices rattled investors, pushing global stock markets lower and the dollar higher. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) was 2.7 per cent lower at...
Shares up as investors eye lockdown easing

Wall St gains as investors mull stimulus

Wall Street has risen as US President Donald Trump followed last week’s massive fiscal stimulus package by extending his stay-at-home guidelines, leaving investors hopeful that the economic impact of the coronavirus could still be contained. A record $US2.2...