Posts Tagged ‘Markets’

Global currencies, equities fall as Turkey’s financial crisis looms

Turkish lira sheds 8.31% against dollar, shocking markets in Europe, Asia and South America
by NG MIN SHEN / Graphic by TMR  Turkey’s looming ...

KLCI higher at midday amid muted regional markets

by TMR
Malaysia’s KLCI recovered from a flat start to trade in the green at mid-session today, continuing to rally from the 12-month low it ...

Trade war to keep oil prices in check, larger demand concerns seen in China

by MARK RAO
THE start of US-China trade tariffs is expected to contain crude oil prices, but longer-term growth concerns in China could prove a bigger ...

Navarro talks down trade policy threat to calm markets

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • White House trade advisor Peter Navarro sought to ease investor concerns about US trade policy, indicating that a Treasury ...

HK spends on tech, steps up rebates

Delivering the annual budget, Chan pledges to return 40% of a hefty RM69b surplus to community
by BLOOMBERG HONG KONG • Hong Kong unveiled new plans to ...

World’s biggest sovereign wealth fund delivers record return

by BLOOMBERG
OSLO • Norway’s sovereign wealth fund delivered its biggest return on record in 2017, capping a year in which it passed the US$1 trillion ...

Bursa up by 9.53 points at midday

Pic by TMR
The local bourse was higher at midsession trading today in line with the performance of US and regional markets. At 11.57am today, ...

Hedge-fund veteran says VIX to stay elevated

by BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Stephen Diggle, who co-founded a hedge fund that made US$2.7 billion (RM10.56 billion) in the depths of the global financial ...

BoE’s Carney faces up to hawkish market

Investors have ramped up bets that the followup to November’s tightening will come as soon as May
by BLOOMBERG LONDON • The Bank of England’s (BoE) ...

Value stocks are still unloved

Mainland shares just had their worst week since 2016 and are about twice as volatile as those elsewhere in the world
by BLOOMBERG HONG KONG • The ...

Five tailwinds set to boost global market rally

LONDON • Financial markets are dancing again to the risk-on beat, with the latest upswing in global manufacturing the latest reason to boogie.
With ...

Storming or storm-bound? Here’s an emerging-market reality check

by BLOOMBERG
Nothing has been able to silence the roar of emerging markets this year, be it Kim Jong-Un’s missiles, President Donald Trump’s ...