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  • FTSE Rises, Pound Falls on Reports of Lockdown Exit Delay

    Pound Falls on Reports of UK Lockdown Exit Delay. Sterling weakens following reports the U.K. government is set to announce that its plan to fully ease England's lockdown on June 21 will be delayed by four weeks. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to confirm the delay at a news conference around 1700 GMT.

  • EUROPEAN MIDDAY BRIEFING: Stocks Eye Fresh Records as Inflation Fears Recede

    European stocks rose on Monday to a fresh record high, with inflation fears receding from the market. Up for four consecutive weeks, the Stoxx Europe 600 rose 0.7%, putting the index on track for another record finish. "The overriding impression from the last few days' events appears to be that bond markets and investors in general appear to be buying the central bank narrative that the current high levels of inflation are transitory and will soon pass," said Michael Hewson, chief...

  • North American Morning Briefing: Stock Futures Tick Up After S&P 500 Hits Record

    Canadian Manufacturing Survey for April. Stock futures edged up Monday, pointing to a fresh record for the S&P 500 after it ended last week at an all-time high. Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked up less than 0.1%.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Stock Futures Edge Higher to Start the Week. U.S. stock futures edged up after the S&P 500 hit another record close and notched its third consecutive week of gains. G-7 Leaders Rally to Biden's Call to Challenge China.

  • S&P 500 Sets New High, Rises for Third Straight Week

    The S&P 500 edged higher Friday and notched a fresh high, capping its third consecutive week of gains. The broad stock-market gauge hugged the flatline for most of the trading session before edging up 8.26 points, or 0.2%, to 4247.44. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 13.36 points, or less than 0.1%, to 34479.60.

  • Stocks Climb, on Track for Fresh Records

    U.S. stocks edged higher Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to notch a fresh record and its third consecutive weeks of gains. The S&P 500 added 0.2% shortly after the opening bell, a day after the market benchmark closed at a high. The Nasdaq Composite was little changed.

  • Stocks Climb, on Track for Fresh Records

    U.S. stocks rose Friday, pointing to the S&P 500 notching a fresh record following three straight weeks of gains. The S&P 500 ticked up 0.1% a day after the market benchmark closed at a record high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3%, and the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.1%.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Stock Futures Hover After S&P 500 Hits Record. U.S. stock futures were little changed a day after the S&P 500 nudged up to a fresh record as investors weighed rising inflation against evidence of a healing labor market. Bipartisan Group of Senators Reaches Agreement on Infrastructure Proposal.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Hover After S&P 500 Hits Record

    U.S. stock futures were little changed a day after the S&P 500 nudged up to a fresh record as investors weighed rising inflation against evidence of a healing labor market. S&P 500 futures traded mostly flat and futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded flat. Changes in equity futures don't necessarily predict movements after the markets open.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    S&P 500 Hits Record as Mixed Economic Data Lift Stocks. U.S. stocks edged higher after data showed another leap in consumer prices and a continuing recovery in the labor market as the economy emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic. Bipartisan Group of Senators Reaches Agreement on Infrastructure Proposal.

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