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Emerging-market stocks and currencies rose on Thursday, eyeing weekly gains, as a softer dollar and hopes coronavirus cases were peaking prompted some buying in risk assets.

Stocks, currencies gain; U.S. jobs, OPEC meeting in focus

Still, markets haven’t yet seen the full extent of the pandemic’s economic toll. U.S. jobless claims due later in the day are expected to show near-record-level unemployment in the...
World stocks turned negative on Wednesday as the coronavirus death toll mounted and euro zone finance minister failed to agree a rescue package to help economies recover from the impact of the outbreak.

Global stocks turn negative as virus death toll mounts

COVID-19 hospitalisations seemed to be levelling off in New York state, but deaths across the United States jumped by a record of more than 1,800. Meanwhile,...
Japanese shares rose on Monday, boosted by a slowdown in COVID-19 deaths and new cases in global hotspots including New York and Italy, as uncertainty over a potential lockdown in Tokyo kept some investors on the sidelines.

Japanese stocks jump on signs of coronavirus slowdown

The benchmark Nikkei average gained 4.2% to 18,576.30, its highest close in nearly a week, tracking sharp gains in U.S. stock futures. E-mini futures for the...
A late-session rally in the energy sector helped European stocks end slightly higher on Thursday, with sentiment remaining fragile after a sharp rise in U.S. unemployment claims showed further evidence of the coronavirus’ economic impact.

European stocks scrape out gains as surging oil prices offset virus woes

The pan-European STOXX 600 closed a volatile session 0.4% higher, recovering from a sink into negative territory. The energy sector .SXEP was the biggest boost to...
Asian shares and Wall Street futures fell on Wednesday in the first trading session of the quarter as the coronavirus pandemic and the prospect of a global recession tore through investor confidence.

Stocks give up meagre gains as virus anxiety prevails

E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 slumped 2.27% as dire predictions of more virus casualties in the United States weighed on sentiment. MSCI’s broadest index of...
European stock markets headed lower on Monday, as fears about the economic hit from the coronavirus pandemic intensified with several nations extending near-total lockdowns.

European shares retreat as coronavirus fears intensify

The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.9%, with autos .SXAP, financials .SXFP and insurers .SXIP shedding between 1.2% and 2.3%. The banking index .SX7P slumped...
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) near the close of trading in New York, U.S.

Wall Street Week Ahead: Fund rebalancing could help buoy stock rebound

With the S&P 500 having lost around a third of its value in the recent selloff, investors may need to step up their equity purchases and sell bonds in...
A sign for BlackRock Inc hangs above their building in New York U.S.

Time to buy stocks again, market mavens say

The $2 trillion U.S. fiscal stimulus has triggered big gains in global stocks, sending investors rushing to dust-off models from the 2008 crisis to gauge the right time to...
The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany

European shares jump for second straight session on stimulus bump

The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 4.2%, with energy .SXEP, autos .SXAP, insurers .SXIP and financials .SXFP jumping between 5.4% and 6.7%. With an 8%...

Futures jump 3% as Fed launches aggressive credit boost

After already aggressively easing monetary policy this month, including sending interest rates to near zero, the central bank said it would now lend against student loans and credit card...