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A tale of two markets: Why are stocks and bonds diverging as coronavirus spreads?

Stocks are at records, the job market is booming and coronavirus worries have subsided. But the bond market is flashing warning signs fo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 14th, 2020

Stocks head for worst week in four as coronavirus spreads

Shares across the world fell on Friday and were set for their worst week in four as investors dumped riskier assets for the safety of bonds and gold, with coronavirus cases in China and elsewhere spreading......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2020

Jump in coronavirus cases yanks stocks rally into reverse

A sharp rise in the number of coronavirus deaths and infections unnerved world markets on Thursday, as traders halted the rally in stocks and retreated to the safety of government bonds and gold......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2020

Jump in coronavirus cases yanks rally into reverse

A sharp rise in the number of coronavirus deaths and infections unnerved world markets on Thursday, as traders halted the rally in stocks and retreated to the safety of government bonds and gold......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2020

US stocks rebound, Chinese markets plunge as coronavirus outbreak spreads

The coronavirus outbreak has now sickened more than 17,000 people and killed 361, according to the latest figures released by China’s National Health Commission......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 3rd, 2020

Global funds prefer stocks despite risks still at play: Reuters poll

Funds increased their preference for stocks to a two-year high at the expense of bonds and cash holdings in their model global portfolio recommendations this month in a Reuters poll, despite world share markets struggling on the coronavirus breakout......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2020

Global funds prefer stocks despite risks still at play

Funds increased their preference for stocks to a two-year high at the expense of bonds and cash holdings in their model global portfolio recommendations this month in a Reuters poll, despite world share markets struggling on the coronavirus breakout......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2020

Stocks crumble as deadly coronavirus spreads, safe havens in demand

Asian stocks extended a global selloff on Tuesday as China took more drastic steps to combat the coronavirus, while bonds found favor on expectations central banks would need to keep stimulus flowing to offset the likely economic drag......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 27th, 2020

Global Stocks Drop As Coronavirus Spreads Internationally, Trump Threatens EU Sanctions

Markets in Asia dropped significantly on Thursday as the novel co.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 23rd, 2020

Asia Markets: China stocks slide 3%, leading sharp losses for Asia as coronavirus spreads

Stocks in China were being hit hard in Thursday with Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges off more than 1.5% as the spread of the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, spooked investors ahead of Saturday’s Lunar New Year holiday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 23rd, 2020

World stocks hit one-month low as Turkish rout spreads

World markets shuddered on Monday, as Turkey's worsening currency crisis persuaded investors to dump equities and emerging markets and flee to safer assets such as government bonds and the dollar......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 13th, 2018

As Treasury bonds hit historic low, tale of two markets and an uncertain U.S. economy emerges

In a sign that investors are uncommonly nervous, the bond yields on Friday flirted with historic lows. The drops have revived the recession fears of last summer......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 21st, 2020

Stocks slip as coronavirus fears spur safe-haven buying

Global equity markets slumped on Friday as the fast-spreading coronavirus drove investors into safe havens, with gold hitting a fresh seven-year high and the yield on the 30-year U.S. Treasury bond sliding to an all-time low......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2020

Stocks slide as coronavirus fears spur safe-haven buying

Global equity markets slumped on Friday as the fast-spreading coronavirus drove investors into safe-havens, with gold hitting a fresh seven-year high and the yield on the 30-year U.S. Treasury sliding to an all-time low......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2020

Stocks slump as coronavirus mushrooms outside of China

U.S. equity markets were on track for their first weekly loss in three......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 21st, 2020

Yen regains footing as coronavirus spread knocks stocks

The Japanese yen regained its footing on Friday after a bruising week, as the spread of coronavirus cases knocked down stocks and boosted demand for traditional safety plays from bonds to gold......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2020

Wall Street set to fall again as coronavirus spreads beyond China

U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Friday as a spike in new coronavirus cases in China and elsewhere sent investors scrambling for safer assets such as gold and government bonds......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks drift lower as virus spread offsets data showing better economy

European stocks slipped on Friday, as worries about the coronavirus spreading beyond China offset indications the economy is improving......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2020

Stocks head for worst week in four as coronavirus spreads

Stocks head for worst week in four as coronavirus spreads.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 21st, 2020

U.S. dollar, bonds get safe-haven rush as virus spreads

Asian shares were cast adrift on Friday as fears over the creeping spread of the coronavirus sent funds fleeing to the sheltered shores of U.S. assets, lofting the dollar to three-year highs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2020

London Markets: Smith & Nephew stands out in otherwise struggling London stock market

London stocks struggled for direction on Thursday, as investors assessed fresh coronavirus risk, with Smith & Nephew PLC standing out with gains after upbeat results......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 20th, 2020