European markets open to close, data, earnings, G-7, Ukraine

LONDON — European stocks moved higher on Monday, continuing a positive trend seen at the end of last week’s trading. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index added 0.9% in early trade, with basic resources jumping 3.6% to lead gains as almost all sectors and major bourses entered positive territory. The higher open on Monday comes after … Read more

Recession, currencies, oil, Russian debt

SINGAPORE — Shares in the Asia-Pacific traded higher on Monday as investors assess inflation and recession fears. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was up 2.13%, with the Hang Seng Tech index up 3.46%. Alibaba’s shares in the Chinese city rose 4.13% while Meituan was up 4.09%. Mainland Chinese markets also gained. The Shanghai Composite climbed … Read more

Currencies, oil, Wall Street, stock debut

SINGAPORE — Shares in the Asia-Pacific region were higher on Friday as investors weigh recession fears. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped 1% in early trade, with the Hang Seng Tech index rising 1.7%. Logistics company GoGoX climbed as high as 22.90 Hong Kong dollars ($2.92) in its stock market debut in the city. The … Read more

Treasury yields in focus as investors assess recession risk

The yield on the benchmark US 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level in almost two weeks on Thursday as investors continued to assess the likelihood of a recession. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note was around 4 basis points lower at 3.117%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond fell 3 … Read more

European stocks open to close as recession fears continue

LONDON — European stocks were lower Thursday, as global markets see renewed volatility after a brief recovery following last week’s tumultuous trading. The pan-European Stoxx 600 dropped 0.5% by late morning, having recovered more than half of its earlier losses. Banks fell 1.5% while travel and leisure stocks gained 1.1%. In terms of individual share … Read more

Treasury yields in focus amid economic data

US Treasury yields rose on Tuesday as investors awaited the release of a fresh batch of economic data on the first trading day of the week. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was almost 3 basis points higher at 3.269%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond traded 4.5 basis points higher … Read more

European markets open to close, stocks, data, global markets

LONDON — European stocks moved higher on Tuesday, continuing a recovery seen at the start of the week. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index added 0.8% in early trade, with chemicals stocks climbing 1.6% to lead gains as almost all sectors and major bourses nudged into positive territory. The positive open for Europe comes as global … Read more

U.S. Treasury yields fall after tumultuous week

US Treasury yields pulled back Friday as a volatile week, which saw central banks around the world signaled a more aggressive effort to curtail soaring inflation, drew to a close. At around 5:27 am ET, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was 9 basis points lower at 3.214%, while the yield on the … Read more

Japan’s Nikkei 225 slides more than 2% in mixed Asia-Pacific trading

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific struggled for direction in Friday trade, following sharp declines on Wall Street as investors weigh the possibility of aggressive monetary policy tightening leading to a recession. The Nikkei 225 in Japan fell 1.64% in afternoon trade as shares of conglomerate SoftBank Group plunged close to 4% while the Topix index … Read more

Asia-Pacific markets mixed as investor sentiment remains fragile

In our view, the risks around a recession in 2023 can’t be ignored. Kerry Craig Global Market Strategist, JP Morgan Asset Management Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.4% on the day to 26,431.20 while the Topix was up 0.64% to 1,867.81. Shares of Fast Retailing were up 1.44% while robot maker Fanuc saw its stock climb … Read more