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Shares lose steam, sterling off five-month peak with Brexit talks set to resume

Shares markets lost some steam in Asian trading on Wednesday while sterling came off five-month highs as investors remained uncertain whether crunch talks in Brussels would lead to a deal to avoid a disorderly British exit from the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2019

Asian shares tick up, sterling off five-month peak as crunch Brexit talks eyed

Asian shares inched higher while sterling came off five-month highs in volatile trade on Wednesday as investors looked to whether Britain can secure a deal to avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2019

Global shares lose steam on weak U.S. retail sales, Brexit in focus

Global stocks barely moved on Thursday as soft U.S. retail sales data raised concerns about the health of the world's largest economy and risk of global recession, while sterling was volatile as negotiations on a Brexit deal continued......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2019

Asia shares near three-week lows, sterling struggles on Brexit woes

Chinese shares pulled ahead on Tuesday after Beijing confirmed it was still in trade talks with the United States, though sentiment remained fragile in Asia as the pound wallowed near 20-month lows on deepening political turmoil over a Brexit deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2018

Trade hopes support China, sterling totters on Brexit woes

Chinese shares pulled ahead on Tuesday after Beijing confirmed it was still in trade talks with the United States, though overall sentiment remained fragile in Asia as the pound wallowed near 20-month lows on over a Brexit deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 11th, 2018

Trade hopes support China, sterling totters on Brexit turmoil

Chinese shares rose on Tuesday after Beijing confirmed it was still in trade talks with Washington, but investor confidence remained fragile in Asia after Britain's prime minister postponed a Brexit vote, sending the pound to near 20-month lows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 11th, 2018

Asia shares touch three-month top, cautious on Fed

Asian shares crept to a three-month peak on Tuesday after Wall Street hit all-time highs amid hopes of progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks and for another dose of policy stimulus from the Federal Reserve this week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 29th, 2019

Asia shares edge higher, eyes turn to Fed

Asian shares rose to a three-month peak on Tuesday after Wall Street hit all-time highs amid hopes of progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks and for another dose of policy stimulus from the Federal Reserve this week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 29th, 2019

Brexit woes, mixed earnings see stocks lose steam, sterling lingers

Geopolitical tensions, muted economic data and mixed earnings stymied global stocks on Friday with sterling languishing near a one week lows amid a new bout of Brexit anxiety......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 25th, 2019

European stocks inch up on earnings, sterling hovers before Brexit votes

European shares eked out small gains on Tuesday as talk of progress in China-U.S. trade talks was offset by mixed corporate earnings, while sterling held below $1.30 ahead of another crucial Brexit vote......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 22nd, 2019

Earnings weigh on European stocks, sterling lower before Brexit votes

European shares edged lower on Tuesday as talk of progress in China-U.S. trade talks was offset by mixed corporate earnings, while sterling retreated ahead of another vote on Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 22nd, 2019

Stocks, sterling rise on long-awaited Brexit deal

A deal on Britain's departure agreed with the European Union sent sterling to a five-month high on Thursday and hoisted European stocks to a year-and-a-half peak before doubts about UK parliamentary support hauled them back......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2019

Europe"s Brexit deal cheers dampened by familiar snags

Confirmation of a new Brexit deal sent sterling to a five-month high on Thursday and hoisted European stocks to a year-and-a-half peak, before familiar doubts about British parliamentary support for the agreement hauled them back......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2019

European markets roar approval at new Brexit deal

Confirmation of a new Brexit deal lit a fire under Europe's financial markets on Thursday, sending sterling to a five-month high, European stocks to a year-and-a-half peak and causing safe-haven assets to plummet......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2019

Sterling falters as Brexit deal hope fades, shares pause after five-day rally

Sterling faltered on fading hopes of a Brexit deal on Thursday, while a five-session rally in Asian stocks ran out of steam as weak U.S. retail sales fanned fears about the health of the world's biggest economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2019

Asian shares pause after five-day rally, Brexit in focus

Asian stocks barely moved on Thursday as soft U.S. retail sales data raised fears about the health of the world's largest economy, sucking the steam out of a five-session rally, while hopes of a Brexit deal kept sterling volatile......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2019

Markets falter as Brexit approaches its endgame

European equities opened lower and sterling came off five-month highs on Wednesday as the European Union and Britain resumed talks in Brussels to avert a disorderly Brexit before an EU summit on Thursday and Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2019

Asian shares cheered by Brexit deal hopes, sterling shines

Asian shares took off on Wednesday and sterling held near six-month highs as Britain and the EU made headway on a Brexit deal ahead of a leaders' summit though it remained unclear if London could avoid postponing its scheduled departure on Oct. 31......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

Asian shares jump on "very good" trade talks, pound edges up

Asian shares jumped on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China's top trade negotiator, stirring hopes for an agreement, while sterling resumed its climb amid optimism over a possible Brexit deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2019

Asian shares up as "very good" trade talks boost risk appetite

Asian shares rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China's top trade negotiator, stirring hopes for an agreement, while sterling was flat after earlier jumping on optimism over a potential Brexit deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2019

Asian shares firm as "very good" trade talks boost risk appetite

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China's top trade negotiator, while sterling retreated after rallying on revived hopes of a possible Brexit deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 10th, 2019