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  • Stock Futures Drift Higher in Muted Holiday Trading

    U.S. stock futures drifted higher Thursday, with investors anticipating a quiet day of trading on Thanksgiving. Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked up 0.1%, a day after the benchmark stocks gauge closed at its second-highest level on record. Futures for the technology-heavy Nasdaq-100 index edged up 0.3%.

  • Tech stocks nudge European shares higher, virus woes limit gains

    European shares inched higher in early trade on Thursday, but gains were limited as an extension of coronavirus restrictions in Germany and grim economic growth forecasts for the United Kingdom dented sentiment. The pan-European STOXX 600 rose 0.1%, with tech and healthcare sectors leading gains.

  • Bitcoin dives as red-hot rally hits the buffers

    * Bitcoin falls as much as 13% * Smaller coins also suffer. * Unwinding of leveraged positions, concerns over regulation cited. By Tom Wilson. Bitcoin plunged on Thursday to its lowest level in 10 days, slamming the brakes on its blistering rally and sparking a sell-off among smaller digital coins. Bitcoin, the world's biggest cryptocurrency, slumped as much as 13% to its lowest since Nov. 16.

  • Bitcoin dives as red-hot rally hits the buffers

    Bitcoin plunged on Thursday to its lowest level in 10 days, slamming the brakes on its blistering rally and sparking a sell-off among smaller digital coins. Bitcoin, the world's biggest cryptocurrency, slumped as much as 13% to its lowest since Nov. 16.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares advance as vaccine, recovery hopes triumph soft U.S. data

    * Asian shares gain 0.3%, Nikkei up 0.6% * U.S. S&P500 futures up 0.2%, erasing Wednesday's losses. * World stocks on track to make biggest monthly gain ever. * 2020 asset performance http://tmsnrt.rs/2yaDPgn. * Global stock market outlook: https://tmsnrt.rs/3nT0J5r. By Hideyuki Sano.

  • Stocks Slip After Dow's 30000 Milestone

    The Dow Jones Industrial retreated Wednesday, sliding back below 30000 after mixed economic data and the continued rise in Covid-19 cases. Wednesday's decline marked a pause in a rally fueled by hopes for Covid-19 vaccines and easing concerns around the U.S. presidential transition. President-elect Joe Biden's pick of former Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen for Treasury secretary has also increased hopes of sizable stimulus measures.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks dip on U.S. jobs data; dollar down, oil up

    * MSCI's all-country stock index hits record, ends flat. * 2020 asset performance http://tmsnrt.rs/2yaDPgn. * Global stock market outlook: https://tmsnrt.rs/3nT0J5r. By Rodrigo Campos. Stocks ended near the previous session record high on Wednesday as Wall Street bumped up against disappointing job market data, while oil continued to rise and the dollar weakened further.

  • Stocks Slip After Dow's 30000 Milestone

    The Dow Jones Industrial retreated Wednesday, sliding back below 30000 after mixed economic data. The blue-chip index fell around 174 points, or 0.6%, to 29872, a day after breaching the 30000 milestone for the first time. The S&P 500 edged down 0.2% and the Nasdaq Composite finished the day up 0.5%.

  • US STOCKS-S&P 500, Dow pull back from all-time closing highs after grim jobless data

    By Stephen Culp. The S&P 500 index closed lower on Wednesday as mounting U.S. layoffs in the wake of new mandated lockdowns to contain surging COVID-19 infections dampened investor risk appetite. The index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated from record closing highs, pulled lower by cyclicals and small caps that drove the rally earlier in the week.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks dip on U.S. jobs data; dollar slips, oil climbs

    * MSCI's all-country stock index hits record before slipping. * 2020 asset performance http://tmsnrt.rs/2yaDPgn. * Global stock market outlook: https://tmsnrt.rs/3nT0J5r. By Rodrigo Campos. Stocks edged back from record highs on Wednesday as Wall Street bumped up against underwhelming economic data, while oil continued to rise and the dollar weakened further.

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