Global Economy

Asian equities rose with South Korea’s won as Americans prepare to vote in their presidential election with opinion polls showing Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump. A hint of caution was evident... more
Mexico’s peso led emerging-market currencies higher and stocks rebounded after the Federal Bureau of Investigation reaffirmed that Hillary Clinton’s use of private e-mail servers wasn’t a crime,... more
Asian stocks rose after the Federal Bureau of Investigation reaffirmed its view that Hillary Clinton’s handling of her e-mails as secretary of state wasn’t a crime. Hong Kong developers tumbled... more
Equities dropped, while Treasuries rallied after the Federal Reserve’s decision to stand pat on monetary policy did little to reduce market anxiety ahead of the U.S. presidential election. Oil... more
Emerging-market shares headed for their biggest decline in almost three weeks after a poll showed Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election race, sapping demand for... more
A global equities selloff deepened in Asian trading and Mexico’s peso weakened as polls indicated a tightening race ahead of next week’s American presidential election. The yen gained with the Swiss... more
Stocks rallied with industrial metals after reports showed an unexpected pickup in manufacturing in China, the biggest driver of global economic growth. Gasoline soared following a pipeline... more
Asian stocks rose with European equity index futures and industrial metals after an unexpected pickup in manufacturing in China, the biggest driver of global economic growth. Australia’s dollar... more
Asian  shares fell with European stock index futures as investors assessed a mixed batch of earnings reports and oil held near a three-week low. The dollar strengthened versus most peers and bonds... more
Developing-nation stocks retreated from a two-week high and currencies declined as mounting speculation the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year curbed demand for higher-yielding... more

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