Financial Markets

Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

Dec 11, 2017

Security based on volatile digital currency bitcoin to begin trading on major US exchange for 1st time

Di Maria and Pastore on target as leader PSG beats Lille 3-1

Dec 9, 2017

With their futures uncertain winger Angel Di Maria and midfielder Javier Pastore both score as French leader Paris Saint-Germain beats Lille 3-. Teen star Kylian Mbappe seals the win in the third minute of injury time.

S&P 500 returns to record following strong US jobs report

Dec 8, 2017

Stocks rose on Friday following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report

Markets Right Now: Jobs, Brexit progress send stocks higher

Dec 8, 2017

Stocks are ending higher as investors welcome a strong U.S. jobs report and progress in Britain's talks about leaving the European Union.

A stronger global economy is helping boost the US job market

Dec 8, 2017

Robust US hiring last month underscores economy's growing momentum

The Latest: S&P says Brexit deal doesn't solve key issues

Dec 8, 2017

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says that the deal between Britain and the European Union doesn't change the fact that it might downgrade Britain's sovereign debt grade

Strong US jobs figures, Brexit hopes, lift global stocks

Dec 8, 2017

Brexit progress, strong US data help to shore up stock markets

Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains, upbeat Japan data

Dec 8, 2017

Asian share indexes are advancing, guided by Wall Street gains and healthy quarterly economic data from Japan

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 breaks a 4-day losing streak

Dec 7, 2017

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, breaking a four-day losing streak for the Standard & Poor's 500 index.

Surging stocks lift US wealth, yet most still trail '07 peak

Dec 7, 2017

Strong stock market gains boosted US household wealth last fall, but most still trail '07 peak