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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

Asian stocks ride Wall Street wave to 18-month peak, pound slips

Santa came early to Asia's stock markets on Tuesday as trade deal optimism, positive economic signals in China and Wall Street's rally sent shares to an 18-month high, while familiar Brexit worries knocked sterling......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 17th, 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 eke out another peak, pound fears Brexit redux

Asian stocks camped out at 18-month peaks on Wednesday having climbed for five straight sessions, while the British pound was licking fresh wounds as revived Brexit fears came back to bite it......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 17th, 2019

Asia shares rest at highs, sterling licks wounds

Asian stocks took a breather at 18-month peaks on Wednesday having climbed for five straight sessions, while the British pound was licking its wounds as revived Brexit fears came back to bite it......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 17th, 2019

Asian stocks ride Wall Street momentum to eight-month peak, pound slips

Asian shares rose to their highest in eight months on Tuesday, as trade deal optimism and Wall Street's streak to all-time highs supported sentiment, while familiar fears of a hard Brexit knocked the pound......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 16th, 2019

Asian shares climb on dovish Fed, but Brexit hurdle looms

Asian stocks rose on Thursday to the highest in a month after the Federal Reserve signalled rate settings were likely to remain accommodative, but the imminent UK election and a deadline for Sino-U.S. trade talks kept investors cautious......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 12th, 2019

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