Asia shares set for choppy session after S&P 500 hits record high

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a stock quotation board at a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan By Chibuike Oguh (Reuters) – Asian equities are set for a choppy trading session on Friday after technology stocks lifted the to a new record even as investors weighed an unexpected rise in the number of Americans […]

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BP Gains On Promise to Restart Buybacks After It Hits Debt Target A Year Early

© Reuters. By Dhirendra Tripathi Investing.com — BP (NYSE:) ADRs were up nearly 3% in Tuesday’s premarket, after the company committed to resume share buybacks and return at least 60% of surplus cash flow to shareholders The twin promises are a result of the company achieving its $ 35 billion net-debt target, about a year earlier […]

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Euro Risks Fall Below $1.18 as Third Covid Wave Hits EU, Experts Warn

© Reuters. By Yasin Ebrahim Investing.com – The euro fell against the dollar Wednesday and could soon be staring down the barrel of a plunge below $ 1.18 as the third wave of Covid-19 threatens the outlook for the economic bloc. fell 0.22% to $ 1.1823 and could continue its bearish trend as the U.S. […]

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Dollar hits four-month high as worries over European lockdowns, U.S. taxes sap risk appetite

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar bank notes By Ritvik Carvalho LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar hit a four-month high on Wednesday as concerns over a third COVID-19 wave in Europe, potential U.S. tax hikes and escalating tensions between the West and China sapped risk appetite. The rose to a […]

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Bitcoin hits record high; trades as high as $59,755 on Saturday

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A representation of virtual currency Bitcoin and U.S. One Dollar banknotes are seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration (Reuters) – , the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, on Saturday reached a record high, trading up to $ 59,755. Bitcoin is up more than 2% from its previous year high […]

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Bitcoin hits $60,000 in record high

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Representations of virtual currency Bitcoin and U.S. dollar banknotes are seen in this picture illustration (Reuters) – , the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, on Saturday crossed a record high of $ 60,000. Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor […]

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ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Canadian dollar hits 3-year high on strong jobs

Forex news for North American trade on March 12, 2021: Markets: Gold flat at $ 1721 S&P 500 flat at 3940 US 10-year yields up 9 bps to 1.63% WTI crude down 42-cents to $ 65.61 CAD leads, NZD lags The rise in Treasury yields had markets off balance coming into the day but this […]

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Asian stocks set to firm after Dow hits record

© Reuters. A man is reflected on a stock quotation board in Tokyo By Matt Scuffham NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to open slightly higher, following Wall Street’s momentum, after a report on U.S. consumer prices calmed concerns about inflation, helping steer the to a record close. {{178|Japan’s Ni added 0.02%. Hong […]

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Tech Rebound, Treasury Sales, Chinese Rout Hits Copper – What’s up in Markets

© Reuters By Geoffrey Smith  Investing.com — Tech stocks are set to open with a rebound after Monday’s heavy sell-off. The Treasury kicks off three days of big bond sales, and China’s stock market woes continue as the government confirms its focus on deleveraging this year. Here’s what you need to know in financial markets on […]

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