Financial Markets

Asian stocks, oil prices steady

Nov 16, 2017

Asian stock markets and prices of oil are steady despite a second straight day of losses on Wall Street overnight

How major US stock indexes fared on Wednesday

Nov 15, 2017

Technology companies led a broad slide for U.S. stocks Wednesday, extending the market's losses from a day earlier

Markets Right Now: Tech companies lead losses for US stocks

Nov 15, 2017

Technology companies led a broad slide for U.S. stocks, extending the markets losses from a day earlier.

Oil price decline weighs on markets ahead of US tax vote

Nov 15, 2017

Global share prices fell sharply Wednesday as sinking oil prices weighed on oil producers and other energy stocks

UK employment falls for first time in nearly a year

Nov 15, 2017

Official figures have shown that employment in Britain fell for the first time in nearly a year, a sign that the economic slowdown is starting to impact upon the labor market

Asian shares fall, tracking Wall St, drop in oil prices

Nov 15, 2017

Shares fall in Asia, tracking Wall Street, drop in crude oil prices

Military now in Zimbabwe's capital after army chief's threat

Nov 15, 2017

Military moves into Zimbabwe capital after army commander's threat to 'step in' amid turmoil

Markets Right Now: Slumping energy sector pull stocks lower

Nov 14, 2017

Slumping energy stocks pulled the broader market slightly lower, erasing small gains from the day before.

Global stocks mostly slide after disappointing Chinese data

Nov 14, 2017

Global stocks are mostly down as investors watched for tax reform developments in the U.S. and digested weak manufacturing data from China

S&P says Venezuela has defaulted on its debt

Nov 14, 2017

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says Venezuela has defaulted on its debt after it failed to make payments due on some of its bonds