Equity News Results

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-US stocks, real bond yields fall after China sell-off, before Fed meeting

    * S&P 500 down 0.6% before Tuesday's Fed meeting. * Hang Seng Tech index tumbles 8% * STOXX 600 index loses 0.5% * World stock index sheds 0.7%. U.S. stocks fell from record highs on Tuesday while real U.S. bond yields hit all-time lows, as a sell-off in Chinese shares, economic growth concerns and an imminent Federal Reserve meeting put some investors on guard and drove profit-taking.

  • EUROPEAN MIDDAY BRIEFING: Stocks Slip as China Crackdown Casts Shadow

    Stocks slipped Tuesday with a Chinese regulatory crackdown casting an overhang over the market. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index slumped as a selloff of tech stocks deepened, driven by concerns about China's regulatory crackdown in recent days. The meltdown in China is weighing on investors' appetite for stocks in other markets, but the contagion effect is likely to be limited, according to Altaf Kassam, head of investment strategy for State Street Global Advisors in Europe.

  • North American Morning Briefing: Stock Futures Slip With Tech Earnings on Tap

    Durable Goods Orders for June; S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index for May; Conference Board Consumer Confidence; Alphabet Inc. 2 Q earnings; Apple Inc. 3 Q earnings; Microsoft Corp. 4 Q earnings; Raytheon Technologies 2 Q earnings; United Parcel Service Inc. 2 Q earnings; Visa Inc. 3 Q earnings; Mondelez International Inc. 2 Q earnings; Starbucks Corp. 3 Q earnings; General Electric Co. 2 Q earnings. Stock futures ticked lower Tuesday as investors awaited earnings reports...

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks hit 2021 lows on China tech selling, real yields drop before Fed

    * Hong Kong tech stocks down 4.57% * U.S. stock futures down 0.24% * U.S., European inflation-linked bond yields hit record lows. By Carolyn Cohn and Alun John. Asian stocks hit their lowest this year on Tuesday on a third straight session of selling in Chinese internet giants, and real bond yields hit record lows ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.

  • Reckitt sales disappoint, warns costs to squeeze margins

    -Reckitt Benckiser Group (RBGPF) joined other top consumer goods companies with a warning its margins will be squeezed this year due to higher costs, sending its shares 9% lower in early trading on Tuesday. The FTSE-listed company also missed second-quarter sales growth estimates as growth slowed in demand for products such as Lysol disinfectants and Finish dishwashing detergents.

  • EMEA Morning Briefing: Stocks to Struggle at Open, Commodities Rise

    Monetary developments in the euro area; U.S. Advance Report on Durable Goods; U.S. Federal Open Market Committee meeting; updates from Deutsche Boerse, Dassault Systemes, Kering, Telecom Italia, Ferrovial, ACS, FirstGroup, Croda International, Reckitt Benckiser, Koninklijke KPN, Randstad.

  • U.S. stocks, real U.S. bond yields slip as Fed meets; China tremors

    U.S. stocks fell from record highs on Tuesday while real U.S. bond yields hit all-time lows, as a sell-off in Chinese shares, economic growth concerns and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting put investors on guard and drove profit taking.

  • Nikkei tracks Wall Street higher ahead of Fed policy meet

    Japanese equities rose on Tuesday, tracking overnight gains in Wall Street as investors cheered upbeat corporate earnings, though caution ahead of this week's U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting kept the domestic market in check. The Nikkei share average was up 0.35% at 27,932.08, after scaling above the key 28,000 level for the second day.

  • U.S. stocks, real U.S. bond yields slip as Fed meets; China tremors

    U.S. stocks fell from record highs on Tuesday while real U.S. bond yields hit all-time lows, as a sell-off in Chinese shares, economic growth concerns and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting put investors on guard and drove profit taking.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia equities tick up, as investors look to the U.S.

    Asian equity markets rose cautiously Tuesday, after touching year to date lows the day before, with traders keeping at least half an eye on the United States where major companies report earnings and the Federal Reserve meets on policy this week.

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