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Corporate News 29 Mar 2019 | 10:57 PM Premium

World market themes for the week ahead

NEW YORK: Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week.

Markets 05 Jan 2019 | 3:30 AM Premium

Challenging week ahead for ringgit amid trade tensions, slowing global economy

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit is expected to face a challenging upcoming week as the market uncertainty over trade tensions and a slowdown in the global economy encourage investors to remain risk-off.

Markets 04 Jan 2019 | 1:04 AM Premium

Global markets on edge, wager on Fed rate cut as slowdown fears swell

SYDNEY: Global markets were on edge on Friday as dire U.S. economic data slammed Wall Street and pushed investors to bet the Federal Reserve could reverse its policy tightening before the end of this year.

Markets 02 Apr 2018 | 12:36 AM Premium

Asia stocks begin new quarter on modest gains, dollar steady

TOKYO: Asian stocks began the new quarter on Monday with mild gains following a strong performance by global equities last week, while the dollar held steady awaiting key economic indicators.

Economy 03 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Trump’s tariff folly

Tax increase will punish American workers, invite retaliation

Economy 03 May 2016 | 1:55 AM Premium

US manufacturing shows signs of stability as export orders rise

Washington: US factory activity expanded at a more moderate pace in April due in part to a slowdown in new orders, but a rise in export orders to a near 1-1/2-year high and signs an inventory overhang drag was fading offered hope for the manufacturing sector.

Business 01 Jun 2015 | 8:14 AM Premium

Breakfast briefing Monday June 1

Top foreign and local stories Monday June 1

Business 06 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Treasury Pulse

THE rise in the US dollar regained its traction this week, with the Dollar Index (DXY) last seen at a high of 83.97 early on Friday. The improvement in the US economy is supporting the view that the Federal Reserve will need to start increasing its interest rates.

Business 03 Jun 2013 | 10:47 AM Premium

Asian shares cautious on overseas stock slips, Fed concerns

TOKYO: Asian shares began the new month with a cautious tone on Monday as uncertainty over how much longer the current U.S. stimulus would continue prompted investors to book profits from recent highs and pulled global equities lower.