World Markets Indexes

  • TOKYO, Nov 20- Asian stock markets skidded on Tuesday and Europe was expected to follow, pressured by sharp losses on Wall Street as technology firms tumbled on worries about slackening demand. The dollar sagged after weak U.S. data further sapped confidence in the currency, while oil prices slipped despite expected OPEC supply cuts. Spreadbetters expected...

  • TOKYO, Nov 20- Asian stock markets skidded on Tuesday, extending sharp losses on Wall Street as technology firms bore the brunt of worries about slackening demand, while the dollar sagged after weak U.S. data further sapped confidence in the currency. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.9 percent. In Seoul, Samsung Electronics...

  • Nov 19- Latin American stocks and currencies fell on Monday as concerns about global trade in light of U.S.- China trade tensions prompted investors to cut exposure to riskier emerging market assets. The United States kept up its tough rhetoric against China over the weekend. Vice President Mike Pence said there would be no end to tariffs on $250 billion of...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stocks dropped and the Nasdaq fell 3 percent on Monday as investors dumped Apple, internet and other technology shares, further shaking confidence in a group of stocks that has propelled the long bull market. Conflicting signals over the state of play between the United States and China on their trade dispute added to caution in the market.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stocks dropped on Monday as investors dumped Apple, internet and other technology shares, further shaking confidence in a group of stocks that has propelled the long bull market.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- The Nasdaq slumped nearly 3 percent and the Dow and S&P fell more than 1 percent on Monday as investors pulled out of Apple and internet shares, while conflicting signals over the state of play between the United States and China on their trade dispute added to caution. Shares of Apple Inc fell 3.5 percent after the Wall Street Journal reported the...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial Average shedding about 2 percent and the Nasdaq down more than 3 percent. A slide in Apple's shares to their lowest since July 6 battered the technology sector on concerns about iPhone demand, with mixed signals over the state of play between the United States and China on their...

  • Nov 19- The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed more than 400 points on Monday, as a slump in Apple shares battered the tech sector, with conflicting signals over the state of play between the United States and China on their trade dispute kept investors on edge. Shares of Apple Inc fell 3.8 percent after the Wall Street Journal reported the company had cut...

  • LONDON/ MILAN, Nov 19- European shares resumed their slide on Monday to end at a three-week low as tech stocks came under fresh selling pressure on worries over Apple's iPhone demand and as carmaker Renault sank after the arrest of its CEO for alleged financial misconduct. Renault was the top faller on the STOXX 600 after its CEO Carlos Ghosn, who is also chairman of...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- World stocks fell on Monday as worries about softening demand for the iPhone dragged down shares of Apple Inc and persistent trade tensions between China and the United States sapped investor sentiment. Renewed tensions between China and the United States also weighed. At an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperative meeting in Papua New Guinea over...

  • *China's JD.com down after rev misses estimates. Nov 19- U.S. stocks fell on Monday, as a slide in Apple's shares on concerns about iPhone demand hit its suppliers and the technology sector, with mixed signals over the state of play between the United States and China on trade dispute adding to the weakness. "Chip stocks will get impacted by Apple and when you have...

  • Nov 19- Canada's main stock index fell on Monday, as a decline in oil prices dragged down energy shares, along with a drop in healthcare stocks. *At 10:23 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 37.77 points, or 0.25 percent, at 15,117.73. *In a bright spot, Bombardier Inc surged 21 percent, the most on the TSX, after the company received a...

  • *China's JD.com down after rev misses estimates. Nov 19- Wall Street was lower on Monday as a slide in Apple shares due to demand worries hit the technology sector, while conflicting signals of a potential truce in the China-U.S. trade dispute added to market jitters. Shares of Apple Inc fell 2.5 percent after the Wall Street Journal reported the company has cut...

  • Nov 19- U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday as shares of Apple and its suppliers were hit by ongoing concerns of slowing demand for iPhones, while conflicting signals of a potential truce in the China-U.S. trade dispute added to market jitters. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 20.61 points, or 0.08 percent, at the open to 25,392.61. The S&P 500 opened lower by 5.53...

  • Nov 19- The currencies of Brazil and Mexico weakened on Monday despite the dollar dropping to two-month lows, as concerns of a slowdown in global growth and simmering U.S.-Chinese trade tensions clouded sentiment. Weakness in regional market came also as the United States kept up its tough rhetoric against China on the trade front, as U.S.

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.4 pct; FTSE 250 up 0.5 pct. LONDON, Nov 19- UK shares were slightly higher on Monday amid relative calm as investors fled to safety in defensive stocks after last week's tumult and Prime Minister Theresa May continued to fight for support for her Brexit deal. Miners also helped the FTSE 100, which was up 0.33 percent at 1016 GMT, outperforming most of its...

  • *Warsaw banks stocks fall further after initial rebound. BUDAPEST, Nov 19- Warsaw shares extended declines on Monday, led lower by banks, as regulators tried to assure investors that a bribe scandal linked to a troubled bank would not upset the financial system. He resigned after the owner of Getin Noble Bank, Leszek Czarnecki, accused him of trying to extract a...

  • LONDON, Nov 19- European shares inched higher on Monday as signs of an easing in U.S.- China trade tensions boosted mining and technology stocks, while carmaker Renault sank on media reports its CEO would be arrested on suspicion of under-reporting his salary. London copper edged up after U.S. The pan-European STOXX 600 opened up 0.6 percent but flagged rapidly...

  • LONDON, Nov 19- European shares started the week on the front foot, against spreadbetters' early expectations for a fall, as signs of an easing in U.S.- China trade war tensions boosted mining and technology stocks. Telecom Italia shares climbed 2.9 percent after Italy's biggest telecoms company appointed Luigi Gubitosi as its new CEO. Salvatore Ferragamo...

  • 1/ A RECKONING Prime Minister Theresa May's long-awaited Brexit deal triggered a wave of ministerial resignations that has rocked her government and financial markets and raised chances of a snap election. Gilt yields tumbled too and the FTSE index, which usually rises when sterling falls, lost that inverse correlation and closed flat after Thursday's...