Opinion – Thursday 18 April 2019

U.S. stocks fell to a one-week low as the drop in health-care providers extended amid concern about policy changes and the latest batch of corporate earnings did little to boost confidence in the economy. Treasuries edged higher. The S&P 500 Index closed at 2,900...

Opinion – Wednesday 17 April 2019

Most U.S. stocks rose as a group of high-profile earnings offered divergent clues on the strength of the American economy. The 10-year Treasury yield reached its highest level since the March Federal Reserve meeting. The S&P 500 eked out a gain, while the Nasdaq...

Opinion – Tuesday 16 April 2019

U.S. stocks halted a three-day advance mixed after disappointing results from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Citigroup Inc. dragged down bank shares. Crude slumped towards $63 a barrel in New York. The S&P 500 Index slipped from a six-month high as the U.S....

Opinion – Monday 15 April 2019

U.S. stocks rose amid solid bank earnings and a major deal in the energy sector, while Treasuries fell as Chinese data bolstered optimism in the global economy.The S&P 500 gained for a third straight week as it punched through the key 2,900 level for the first...

Opinion – Friday 12 April 2019

Theresa May tells Parliament she’s still trying to get a Brexit deal approved to avoid getting stuck in a long extension. She also hinted that a compromise on what trade ties with the bloc should look like after Brexit might be possible in talks with the opposition...

Opinion – Thursday 11 April 2019

Mario Draghi signalled that the European Central Bank expects to rely on long-term bank loans and tweaks to its negative interest-rate policy as a first defense if officials need to intensify their fight against the economic slowdown. The comments came as the ECB...