Promise of cheap money keeps stocks buoyant
February 24, 2021
SINGAPORE/MIAMI (Reuters) - Bond markets steadied, the U.S. dollar fell and stocks edged ahead on Wednesday after central banks from Washington to Wellington vowed to keep monetary policy loose for a long time, giving investors enough confidence to seek out riskier assets.
February 16, 2021
Asia sets up global stocks for extended bull run on economic optimism
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares advanced on Tuesday, putting world equities on course to extend their bull run for a 12th consecutive session as optimism about the global economic recovery and expectations of low interest rates drive investments into riskier assets.
February 9, 2021
Stocks, oil rise in Asia after US records
(Reuters) - Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday after a record-setting day on Wall Street, while Bitcoin paused for breath after an overnight endorsement from Tesla Inc sent the cryptocurrency up 20%.
February 4, 2021
World oil on the boil, stocks and bonds toil
LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets were pushing for a fourth day of gains on Thursday as a near one-year high in oil prices, a revitalised dollar and rising bond yields refocused attention on inflation and normalising economies.
February 3, 2021
Stocks rise as global economic picture improves
TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Asian shares and US stock futures rose on Wednesday as governments around the world looked poised to boost spending to help economies recover from the coronavirus and vaccine roll-out programmes accelerated.
January 22, 2021
Oil drops as new COVID cases in China trigger clampdowns
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell in early trade on Friday, retreating further from 11-month highs hit last week, on worries new pandemic restrictions in China will curb fuel demand in the world’s biggest oil importer.
January 7, 2021
Democrat Senate win drives stocks higher, bonds lower
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Bonds nursed losses and stock markets rose on Thursday in anticipation of a big borrowing and big spending Democrat administration driving growth, following runoff elections that gave the party control of both houses of US Congress.