China stocks end higher, boosted by small caps
Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:23am EDT
China stocks rose on Monday, supported by demand for more speculative small-cap shares, but trading remained thin as investors waited for more clues on the health of the economy.
Oil prices rise as U.S. drilling declines
Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:33am EDT
Oil prices rose by around one percent on Monday as U.S. drilling slowed and analysts estimated that $1.5 trillion worth of planned American production investment was uneconomical at prices of $50 per barrel or lower.
Developed, emerging markets diverge as Fed keeps rates steady
Fri Sep 18, 2015 4:37am EDT
European stocks fell on Friday and bonds rose, pushing yields sharply lower, after the U.S. Federal Reserve cited weakening global growth and the recent upsurge in financial market volatility as its reasons for not raising interest rates.
Oil prices dip on economic concerns, OPEC target on market share
Fri Sep 18, 2015 3:20am EDT
Oil markets were weaker on Friday as fresh signs that OPEC will continue to value market share over prices outweighed expectations of a lift when the United States kept interest rates at historic lows.
Asian stocks at three-week highs before Fed decision; dollar wary
Thu Sep 17, 2015 7:09am BST
Asian stocks edged up to a three-week high on Thursday while the dollar drifted lower against other currencies as investors consolidated positions ahead of a nail-biting U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision.