World Markets Headlines Today
Asian and European markets ended mixed on Monday as investors awaited the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan and the Bank of England meetings due this week.
World markets closed lower on Friday as worries about rising tensions in the Middle East following attacks on two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, rendered the mood bearish.
Asian stocks ended mostly lower in cautious trading on Thursday after a second straight day of declines on Wall Street overnight. Hong Kong protests and uncertainty ahead of the upcoming G20 summit in Japan kept investors on the sidelines.
World markets closed lower on Wednesday as trade tensions continued to affect stocks. U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks on Tuesday suggested he has "no interest" in negotiating unless China agrees to four or five "major points" that he did not specify.
Asian and European markets closed with gains on Tuesday despite U.S. President Donald Trump threatening to slap new tariffs on Chinese goods if his counterpart Xi Jinping does not attend the upcoming G20 summit in Osaka, Japan.
World markets traded higher on Monday. However, volume of business was rather thin as several markets, including Australia, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Iceland, Denmark, Norway Switzerland and Cote D'Ivoire were closed for public holidays.
World markets moved mostly higher on Friday, with several major stock exchanges closed for holidays.
Asian and European markets closed mixed on Thursday, with Greater China region struggling for gains, after the International Monetary Fund lowered China's growth forecast for this year to 6.2 percent and for next year to 6 percent, citing downside risks and high uncertain
World markets closed higher on Wednesday following an overnight rally on Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gave a message that the US central bank was open to easing monetary policy to support the economy.