Little sign that China's booming economy is flagging as growth figures released today shows it is holding steady at 6.8%.
By all accounts, first quarter earnings look phenomenal thanks to a tax boost but whether or not they're enduring causes a ripple of concern.
US equities gave a tumultuous response to President Donald Trump’s newly imposed tariffs on $60bn in Chinese imports to the US as the Dow closed down more than 700 points on Thursday.
Facebook lost more than just face after the story broke on Monday that a firm, Cambridge Analytica, allowed to share user data manipulated it for political ends.
US consumer prices rose 0.2% on Tuesday in line with estimates and are bound to soothe rattled equities markets.
President Donald Trump’s abrupt announcement of steep tariffs on steel and aluminium on Thursday caused seismic market reactions with the Dow plunging over 400 points at close and sparking a sell off in Asian and European equities on Friday.
Stock prices advanced broadly on Friday as investors stepped up their buying shrugging off recent interest rate and inflation worries.
After a tumultuous week, the stock market, Miles Eakers, chief market analyst at Centtrip says is struggling for direction.
Snapchat has had a long week. Its redesign has been unpopular as 1.2 million users vote for a rollback and on Thursday the company had $1.7bn of share value wiped off after reality star, Kylie Jenner of Kardashian fame and uber Snapchat user, tweeted unfavourable views.
Anbang Insurance, owners of Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City and other high-profile real estate properties around the world was taken over by the Chinese government and its former chairman Wu Xiaohui has been charged with economic crimes
Stock prices finished higher on Thursday after swinging between highs and lows in late-afternoon trading demonstrating what a volatile bull market looks like.
The release of Federal Reserve minutes first fuelled Wall Street gains, before flaming out as the market drew to a close on Wednesday sending stocks lower for the second straight session.
Holiday hangover? On the first day of trading after US bank holiday, a deflated performance as the three major market indicators broke their six days of session gains closing lower on Tuesday.
A raft of big UK banks will roll out earnings this week. US banks have had a successful run after a big lift from US tax reform in spite of the short-term pain from one-off charges. UK banks have Brexit
Japan's steel industry on Monday urged President Donald Trump to make an appropriate decision following the Department of Commerce's recent report outlining heavy tariffs on imports to protect the US steel and aluminium industry.