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  • Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye consumer discretionary stocks as U.S. reopens

    Investors are taking a closer look at the market's consumer discretionary companies as a reopening U.S. economy fuels hopes of a turnaround for some of the sector's hardest-hit names.

  • Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye consumer discretionary stocks as U.S. reopens

    Investors are taking a closer look at the market's consumer discretionary companies as a reopening U.S. economy fuels hopes of a turnaround for some of the sector's hardest-hit names.

  • Wall Street retreats ahead of Trump's response on Hong Kong

    - Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday as investors were on edge ahead of a U.S. response to China's national security law on Hong Kong that threatens to take the shine off another month of strong gains for the stock market. President Donald Trump, who has warned of a tough response to China's move, is expected to make an announcement later in the day.

  • Wall Street retreats ahead of Trump's response on Hong Kong

    - Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday as investors were on edge ahead of a U.S. response to China's national security law on Hong Kong that threatens to take the shine off another month of strong gains for the stock market. President Donald Trump, who has warned of a tough response to China's move, is expected to make an announcement later in the day.

  • HSBC and Prudential drag down London stocks as investors eye U.S.-China tensions

    Tensions between China and Hong Kong weighed on London markets on Friday, with investors keeping a close eye on a planned news conference by President Donald Trump, who could announce fresh moves to punish Beijing. After three days of gains, the FTSE 100 index fell 0.8% to 6,165.49, while the pound was flat at $1.2310. Companies with sizable operations in Hong Kong reflected the strain on Friday, the day after China passing a new national security law that could curtail Hong Kong's...

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slip as investors await Trump's Hong Kong response

    * Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh. * MSCI All Country World Index down 0.16% * Japanese yen in demand, up 0.5% vs. dollar. * Trump press conference on Hong Kong in focus. By Ritvik Carvalho.

  • Global Stocks Fall as U.S.-China Tensions Simmer

    International stocks wavered, as investors braced for President Trump's response to China's push for tighter security controls on Hong Kong. By Friday afternoon in Hong Kong, the benchmark Hang Seng Index had declined 0.8%. The Shanghai Composite was up 0.2%.

  • European shares step back, Trump's China response awaited

    European shares pulled back on Friday as market participants turned their focus to Washington's response to the Chinese parliament's approval of a national security law for Hong Kong, but major indexes were on course to finish May with solid gains.

  • European stocks fall as investors wait for Trump move on China

    European stocks opened lower on Friday, with investors rattled by rising tensions between the U.S. and China. The Stoxx Europe 600 index fell 0.9%, while the German DAX dropped 1.2% and the FTSE 100 index fell 0.8%. U.S. equities fell into the close on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he would hold a news conference to discuss China on Friday.

  • Global Stocks Mixed as U.S.-China Tensions Simmer

    International stocks wavered, as investors braced for President Trump's response to China's push for tighter security controls on Hong Kong. By early Friday afternoon in Hong Kong, the benchmark Hang Seng Index had declined 0.6%. Japan's Nikkei 225 closed 0.2% lower, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 retreated 0.8%.

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