Financial Markets

Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury bill auction

Jan 16, 2018

Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury bill auction with 6-month bills at highest level in 9 years

Bitcoin prices fall as South Korea says ban still an option

Jan 16, 2018

Bitcoin, other digital currencies tumble as South Korean official says ban on trading still an option

How major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday

Jan 16, 2018

U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, erasing an early gain that briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average past 26,000 points for the first time

General Electric, Viacom fall; GM, Energizer rise

Jan 16, 2018

General Electric, Viacom fall; GM, Energizer rise

Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials recede from 26,000

Jan 16, 2018

Losses by industrial and technology companies pulled U.S. stocks mostly lower, erasing an early gain that sent the Dow Jones industrial average past 26,000 points for the first time.

Tax law brings big paper losses, long-term gains to US banks

Jan 16, 2018

Big U.S. banks post billions in paper losses because of accounting charges related to the new tax law, but they say the changes will benefit them as well as the broader economy over the long term.

Japanese PM lands in Romania as leader he is to meet resigns

Jan 16, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Bucharest for talks on North Korea and investment, but the focus in the Romanian capital was on a political crisis prompted by the unexpected resignation of Premier Mihai Tudose

Hundreds of Sudanese protest hike in bread prices

Jan 16, 2018

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Sudan's capital to protest against rising bread prices after the government's devaluation of the local currency

Global stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings

Jan 16, 2018

Global stocks mostly higher following U.S. holiday as investors look ahead to American corporate earnings reports

Asian stock markets edge higher; US dollar falls against yen

Jan 15, 2018

Asian stock markets gain in carry over from strong Wall Street finish

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