Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Europe's main stock markets advanced Monday, rebounding from sharp pre-weekend losses in low volume trade with Wall Street closed for a public holiday.
The U.S. dollar ticked up in Asia on Monday, after retreating last week on the back of a mixed U.S. jobs report that clouded the timeline for a Federal Reserve rate rise.
Oil prices eased in Asian trade Monday as dealers await the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision on whether to raise interest rates following a mixed August jobs report, analysts said.
Monday, September 7, 2015
A collapse in commodity prices prompted by a slowdown in the world's most voracious consumer, China, has rocked financial markets and sent Russia, Brazil and even Canada into recession.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Integrated circuits for communication devices are expected to register the highest sales in the global IC market this year, a market advisory firm said Friday.
Japanese stocks led a broad Asian stock slide Friday as the yen advanced ahead of a key U.S. jobs report later in the day and after the European Central Bank indicated it could expand its stimulus.
Oil prices edged lower in cautious Asian trade Friday as investors await the release of a U.S. jobs report for August that could determine the U.S. Federal Reserve's timetable for hiking interest rates.
The yen strengthened on Friday as nervous investors pushed into safer assets ahead of a closely watched U.S. jobs report later in the day and amid ongoing concerns about China's slowing growth.
Friday, September 4, 2015
European stocks shot higher Thursday as investors enjoyed a respite from volatile mainland Chinese markets being closed for a long holiday weekend.
The U.S. dollar rose against the yen on Thursday, extending its recovery from losses early in the week, as confidence in global markets returned owing to solid U.S. economic data.