UBS executives sought to assure investors on Wednesday that Switzerland’s largest bank can make its unexpected takeover of Swiss rival Credit Suisse work and pay off for its shareholders. While describing the biggest bank rescue since the global financial crisis as a milestone for the industry and a major challenge for the bank, Chairman Colm […]
World stock indexes declined on Tuesday, with all three major U.S. stock indexes ending lower, while the U.S. dollar fell to a two-month low and Treasury yields eased after data suggested a cooling in the U.S. labor market. The U.S. Labor Department report showed U.S. job openings in February dropped to the lowest level in […]
The U.S. and EU pledged on Tuesday to confront any attempts to destabilise global energy markets, after meeting in Brussels to discuss the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Cooperation on energy between the United States and the European Union has intensified since Russia slashed gas deliveries to Europe after its invasion of Ukraine last […]
U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday as some technology and growth stocks rebounded from a selloff in the previous session, while investors awaited key economic data that could determine the Federal Reserve’s monetary tightening path. Tesla Inc rose 1.6% in premarket trading, bouncing back from 6% declines on Monday after disclosing March-quarter deliveries, […]
U.S. stock indexes were set to open slightly higher on Tuesday in cautious trading ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s testimony before Congress that could shed more light on the central bank’s interest rate hike plans. The benchmark S&P 500 closed higher for a third straight session on Monday, as Treasury yields took a […]
U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday, ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s testimony before Congress that could shed more light on the central bank’s interest rate hike plans. The benchmark S&P 500 closed higher for a third straight session on Monday, as Treasury yields took a breather from their recent rally that […]
U.S. stock index futures inched higher on Friday as Treasury yields took a breather from a week-long rally, which was sparked by worries that the Federal Reserve would keep interest rates higher for longer to tame stubborn inflation. Wall Street indexes have had a volatile start to March after the latest economic data pointed to […]
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