European stocks set for biggest quarterly drop since 2020

A DAX logo is pictured at the trading floor of the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) – European stocks edged lower on Thursday and were set for their biggest quarterly drop since the start of 2020, while … Read more

Stocks rally fizzles, bond markets ponder risks for US economy

Euro STOXX 600 drops 0.6% US bond market signals economic pain ahead Treasury 10-year yields lower Ukraine-Russia negotiations earlier buoyed stocks wall street down NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) – The US and European equities rally wavered on Wednesday as investors reviewed economic and geopolitical risks, while oil prices jumped over $2 on the prospect … Read more

Shares surge after “encouraging” Russia-Ukraine talks

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Shares head higher as Russia and Ukraine talk in Turkey Bond markets continue to flag recession fears German and French consumer confidence drops Yen … Read more

World stocks set for consecutive weekly gains for first time in 2022

A woman stands in front of a screen displaying Japan’s Nikkei share average, US and other countries’ stock market indicators outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) – World stocks are headed for a second consecutive week of … Read more

Wall Street powers stocks higher, oil lower as world leaders press Russia

US equities jump, with tech-led Nasdaq up nearly 2% Oil drops around 3%, still above $110 a barrel US Treasury yields inch up further Gold up more than 1% March 24 (Reuters) – US stocks rose following choppy trading abroad on Thursday, and oil prices pulled back, as investors watched Western leaders present a unified … Read more

Wall Street pushes Treasury yields, stocks higher

US stocks advance, echoing gains in Europe 10-year Treasury yields hit highest level since 2019 Oil prices give back some gains Gold dips, Bitcoin advances BOSTON/LONDON, March 22 (Reuters) – US stocks regained ground on Tuesday, while Treasury yields climbed higher and oil dipped, as investors adjusted their expectations for rate hikes following hawkish comments … Read more

Alibaba raises share buyback to $25 billion from $15 billion

A man walks past a logo of Alibaba Group at its office building in Beijing, China August 9, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 22 (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd raised its share buyback program to $25 billion on Tuesday, its second increase in less than a … Read more

Halliburton, Schlumberger draw back from Russia amid US energy sanctions

Halliburton’s booth is seen at the World Petroleum Congress, in Houston, Texas, US December 6, 2021. REUTERS/Sabrina Valle Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 18 (Reuters) – US oilfield services companies Halliburton Co (HAL.N)and Schlumberger said on Friday they havesuspended or halted Russia operations in response to US sanctions over Moscow’s … Read more

Stocks steady after Fed hike, BoE’s turn next

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying various countries’ stock indexes including Russian Trading System (RTS) Index which is empty, outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/TOKYO, March 17 (Reuters) … Read more

Nestle, tobacco groups latest companies to pull back from Russia

March 9 (Reuters) – Nestle (NESN.S), Philip Morris (PM.N) and Imperial Brands (IMB.L) joined the list of multinationals stepping back from Russia on Wednesday as pressure mounts from consumers in the West to take a stand against the invasion of Ukraine. The world’s biggest packaged food group fell into line with rivals Procter & Gamble … Read more