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  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets rebound on bargain-hunting, shrug off trade war threats

    Stocks in Asia rebounded from recent losses on Wednesday as investors sought bargains, a day after the spectre of a U.S.-China trade war drove down bond yields, and share and commodity prices. The improved risk appetite pushed the yield on benchmark 10-year Treasury notes higher to 2.9004 percent compared with its U.S. close of 2.893 percent on Tuesday.

  • General Electric loses place in elite Dow Jones Industrial Average

    General Electric Co (GE) has lost its spot in the Dow Jones Industrial Average after over a century in the blue chip stock index, a new blow to a company that once towered over the American business landscape but is now struggling to retain its standing as an industrial powerhouse.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade fears hit stocks, commodities as investors eye safety

    * * Agricultural commodities, metals, stocks tumble. * Bond yields tumble as U.S. Treasuries in demand. * Oil futures fall, investors eye safe haven currencies. * Risk sentiment hurt as Trump threatens China with new tariffs. By Sinéad Carew.

  • *Synaptics resumes after-hours trading, stock up 12%

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  • Dow threatens to wipe out all of 2018's gains as trade-war fears ratchet up

    An ever-escalating trade dispute between China and the U.S. was threatening on Tuesday to wipe out all of the gains for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Dow was on track to shed nearly 360 points at the start of trade, with futures for the Dow down 371 points, or 1.5%, at 24,648. If the drop holds at the start of the regular session, the Dow will erase its 1.1% year-to-date return. The downdraft for equities come as rhetoric between the U.S. and China hardened after President Donald...

  • Stock market sells off at the open as investors spooked by fresh China-U.S. trade tensions

    U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Tuesday, with the Dow threatening to wipe out all of its 2018 gains and mark its sixth consecutive decline, amid escalating tensions over trade between the world's largest economies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened down 310 points or 1.3% at 24,673, off 0.2% so far this year. A sixth drop in a row for the blue-chip gauge would represent its longest skid since March 2017. The S&P 500 index declined by 0.8% at 2,751, while the Nasdaq Composite...

  • Dow tumbles on trade concerns, but finds support at key level

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell sharply on Tuesday, but it appeared to find support at a key level that could signal a floor under equity prices. The Dow lost 1.3% to 24,667, pressured by the latest bout of trade-policy uncertainty. At its low of the day, with less than a half hour into the trading session, it dropped to 24,644.86, bouncing off its 50- day moving average, which is currently at at 24,646.79.

  • Dow tumbles 400 points, threatens worst day in 8 weeks

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average Tuesday morning traded near session lows and was on the verge of posting its worst daily decline since late April. The Dow industrials was most recently off 400 points or 1.6% at 24,588. A drop of greater than 392 points would represent its worst one-day decline since a 425- point tumble, or 1.7%, tumble on April 24, according to FactSet data. President Donald Trump asked his administration to draw up a fresh list of Chinese goods worth $200 billion...

  • Dow closes lower for a 6th straight session as tariff tantrum drags stock market lower

    By Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch, Ryan Vlastelica. Dow turns negative for 2018, down 0.1% year to date. U.S. stocks finished in the red on Tuesday, albeit off session lows, as investors shed stocks following President Donald Trump's late-Monday threat to slap an additional $400 billion in tariffs on China goods.

  • CANADA STOCKS - TSX falls 0.41 pct, led by energy

    * The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX fell 67.10 points, or 0.41 percent, to 16,316.53. * The biggest contributor to the TSX loss was Enbridge (ENBA), while the biggest sector drag was energy.

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