Gold gains 1% as Wall Street rally fizzles

Gold rose more than 1 per cent on Thursday as the dollar retreated and Wall Street paused its recent rally as dismal US trade data overshadowed slightly upbeat labor market numbers and optimism about an economic rebound. Spot gold was up 1.3 per cent to $US1,719.42...

Wall Street ends up after choppy trading

Wall Street’s three major indexes have closed higher after swinging between gains and losses as investors weighed worries about China-US trade relations and weaker-than-expected US economic data against growing optimism that easing coronavirus restrictions would...

Wall Street retreats amid trade tensions

US stocks have dropped as signs of deteriorating trade relations between the United States and China added to economic worries due to the coronavirus pandemic. US President Donald Trump’s administration moved to block semiconductor shipments to Huawei...

Wall Street gains amid easing lockdowns

Wall Street’s main indexes have risen on hopes of a pick-up in business activity as US states eased coronavirus-induced curbs, with investors also looking past a stunning 20 million plunge in US private payrolls last month. Five of the 11 major S&P sectors...

Wall Street tumbles amid uncertainties

Wall Street has sold off sharply after US President Donald Trump revived a threat of new tariffs against China in response to the COVID-19 pandemic which has brought global economies to a grinding halt. All three major US stock averages closed down well over 2.0 per...