US-China co-operation, talks boost stocks

US-China co-operation, talks boost stocks

Global shares have rallied as investors cheer signs of improving China-American relations and look towards more governments gradually reopening their economies. The positive mood stands in sharp contrast to the economic data. US unemployment numbers due later on...
US-China co-operation, talks boost stocks

Stocks cheer China trade relief

World shares have climbed after Chinese exports proved far stronger than even bulls had imagined, while bond investors were still daunted by the staggering amount of US debt set to be sold and a tussle over ECB bond buying. Beijing reported exports rose 3.5 per cent...
US-China co-operation, talks boost stocks

US stocks dip as Buffett dumps airlines

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes have retreated following a US-China spat about the origins of the coronavirus outbreak, while major carriers slumped after billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway dumped its stakes in the sector. Delta Air Lines,...
US-China co-operation, talks boost stocks

Stocks fall after Trump’s tariff threat

World stocks have pulled back further on grim US economic data, mixed company results and President Donald Trump’s threat to impose new tariffs on China over the coronavirus crisis. MSCI’s index of global stocks fell 0.5 per cent after a tumble late on...
US-China co-operation, talks boost stocks

World stocks head for best month on record

World stocks are heading for their best month on record as encouraging early results from a COVID-19 treatment trial and expectations of more European Central Bank (ECB) stimulus help ease the pain of February and March. Europe saw a cautious start on Thursday, with...