Stock Markets

Sovereign funds' corporate deals halve in third quarter, Asians stay active

LONDON (Reuters) - The value of corporate deals with sovereign wealth fund (SWF) participation halved in the third quarter as oil-driven funds …

Financial Markets

Trump Claimed He Sold All His Stocks Before the 1987 Market Crash. He Was Lying.

On October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost just over 22 percent of its value, dropping 503 points on the day that would become known …

Donald Trump

Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.04%

Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Shipbuilding, Steel and Finance & Investment sectors led shares …

Markets

Private sector left in dust in Indonesia's infrastructure push

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Soon after Indonesian President Joko Widodo took office in 2014, he ordered his ministers to give private companies first pick of …

Financial Markets

End of an era as Hong Kong stock trading floor set to close

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders are taking their final orders as the exchange prepares to shut its trading hall, joining other world exchanges in going fully automated.<p>The bourse's operator, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, says it will close the trading hall …

Business

Qudian’s New York IPO underlines appetite for China’s fintech

Qudian, one of China’s largest online lenders, had a debut to remember on the New York Stock Exchange this week. Its shares closed up 22 per cent, …

FinTech

Taiwan shares lower at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted down 0.29%

Investing.com – Taiwan equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the , Paper & Pulp and Optoelectronic sectors propelled shares …

Markets

FTSE flirts with record levels as miners, banks boost

LONDON (Reuters) - A recovery in financials and basic resource stocks boosted Britain's FTSE on Friday after the previous session's losses, as U.S. …

Markets

Why Donald Trump needs to read Dow 36,000

With hindsight, it is easy to mock Dow 36,000. But that’s no reason not to do it. Especially since co-author Kevin Hassett now sits in the White …

Finance

The NYSE Market Close... Is It A Marketing Stunt? Should It Be Illegal?

Lately, the NYSE touts their human floor traders’ informed judgment in placing orders at the market close.<p>Floor traders have a monopoly -- a …

Trading

Have we seen this story before? Black Monday 30 years later

How long can this nirvana last for investors?<p>The stock market keeps ticking methodically higher into record territory, and the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 for the first time on Wednesday. It’s been nearly 16 months since S&P 500 index funds had a pullback of even 5 percent over …

Economy

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

Verizon Continues to Win Wireless Subscribers<p>Verizon Communications gained wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, as the telecommunications company worked to shore up its largest unit in light of its weakening television business. Revenue beat Wall Street expectations.<p>U.K. Regulator Asks Banks …

Markets

Japan’s securities watchdog prepares Toshiba probe

Japan’s securities regulator will launch an investigation into Toshiba’s financial reporting practices just days before a critical showdown with …

Financial Markets

What Bubbly Housing Markets Can Learn from China’s Top Leader

Property is for living, not speculation. That’s the view from China’s top leader Xi Jinping, who singled out fast rising housing costs in a key …

S&P 500

ChemChina's REC sees opportunity in U.S. action on solar panel imports: CEO

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Solar panel maker REC Group expects to be exempted from restrictions likely to be imposed on panel imports into the United …

Financial Markets

Here's Why Apple Shares Are Falling Today

Apple‘s shares fell 1.5% in premarket trading on Thursday as brokers and traders speculated over poor demand and cuts in production of iPhone 8, …

IPhone X

How Sustainable Is the Dow’s Meteoric Rise?

| By John Jagerson and Wade Hansen, Editors, SlingShot Trader<p>The <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> has been on a bullish tear (climbing above 23,000) since …

Stocks

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Dow Poised To Stumble On 30th Anniversary Of 1987 Crash

Some jitters after Spain signals move to strip Catalonia of independence<p>U.S. stock benchmarks on Thursday looked set to slump after posting a trio of all-time highs and closing above the psychologically important level of 23,000 for the Dow. Political tensions in Europe, lackluster economic reports …

Markets

Trump’s Richest Donors Are Missing Out on the Stock Rally

Donald Trump regularly applauds the stock market, posting on Twitter this week that the Dow Jones Industrial Average surpassed 23,000 for the first …

Dow Jones Industrial Average

What Black Monday, the Worst One-Day Stock Plunge in History, Would Look Like Today

It was 30 years ago today.<p>Thirty years ago today, the stock market suffered its worst one-day plunge ever. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 508 …

Investing

Unilever slides to bottom of FTSE after stormy trading

<b>Unilever</b> slid to the bottom of FTSE 100 performers after a weather-hit trading update, while gloomy UK high street sales data weighed on blue-chip …

Markets

Japan regulator to question regional banks on business models: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's financial regulator is planning to question regional banks that are deemed to have poor business models, sources with …

Financial Markets

Shenzhen looks to reap Belt and Road bonanza - Business

The Shenzhen Stock Exchange plans to become a leading capital formation center under the Belt and Road Initiative by offering diversified financial …

China

How to Invest in a Hot Market

The stock market has broken another series of records.<p>On Wednesday the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose to 23,156, hitting a record high for …

Investing

Investors Are Coming Off the Sidelines

Confidence in this year’s rally continues to build, with the amount of cash kept on the sidelines by investors falling to the lowest point in more than two years. For those looking for reasons to be wary, that should be a red flag.<p>Fund managers have cut cash holdings to 4.7% of their portfolios in …

Business

Dow Jones index today: The problem with invoking Black Monday, history’s sharpest stock market drop

Imagine if a fifth of your nest egg disappeared in a single day. If you’d invested your retirement saving in stocks, that’s what could have happened …

Personal Finance

Fin24.com | Why threats to the PIC concern all South Africans

If the stories doing the rounds about the Public Investment Corporation are true, this could be a concern for all South Africans and not just …

News (South Africa)

30 Years After Black Monday, A Look At Its Effects on Real Estate

A record-breaking stock market decline and a lesson on patience<p>Exactly 30 years later, Black Monday still holds the record for the stock market’s …

Real Estate

A Chinese Pipe Dream for Manila - Bloomberg Gadfly

Opposites attract. China's billions are already flowing into the Philippines via online gaming and infrastructure spending. Hot portfolio flows could …

Business

Apple stock’s worst day in 2 months accounts for over half of Dow’s drop - MarketWatch

Shares of Apple Inc. sank Thursday, as a report of an Apple Watch snag in China, indications of a potential slow ramp for new iPhones and a broad …

Markets