EghtesadOnline: Asian shares reversed early gains on Tuesday as anxieties about the Sino-U.S. trade war recast their long shadow over investor sentiment, while several high-profile resignations from Britain’s government kept sterling on the defensive.
EghtesadOnline: Stocks in the U.S. rose amid a flurry of dealmaking at the start of another busy week for earnings and economic news. The dollar climbed while the pound declined as Prime Minister Theresa May lost a key ally.
EghtesadOnline: Money-market traders in the U.K. may have capitulated, but not the analysts.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stock futures rose, extending gains a third day as investors took heart from a solid start to the earnings season and signs of improving relations between America and North Korea. The pound slumped on disappointing inflation data.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Treasuries extended a selloff that’s taken yields to the highest since early 2014 as traders gear up for a hectic week of data and policy announcements. The dollar climbed and stocks edged lower as the euro, Swiss franc, yen and pound all retreated.
EghtesadOnline: The pound dropped as British Prime Minister Theresa May found herself under renewed pressure just as Brexit talks enter a crucial phase. European stocks fell, tracking many Asian shares, while the region’s bonds advanced.
EghtesadOnline: The pound strengthened, reversing an earlier decline against the dollar, after data showed the U.K. economy expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, reinforcing expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next week.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Treasuries extended their declines and the dollar traded near its three-month high amid continued optimism over the global growth outlook. Safe-haven assets such as the yen and gold slipped, while global shares were mixed as the earnings season continued to unfold.
EghtesadOnline: The dollar was buoyant against the yen on Wednesday, although it was capped against the euro with a potentially supportive spike in U.S. yields neutralised by a similar move by their German counterparts.
EghtesadOnline: Brexit may dominate factors influencing the pound’s fortunes again this week, with the U.K. set to lay out its position in at least three areas of negotiation with the European Union.