World Markets Headlines Today
Asian and European stocks ended lower on Thursday after deaths from China's new coronavirus rose to 17, with nearly 600 cases of the infection confirmed.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Wednesday as the Chinese government’s plans to contain the coronavirus seemed to ease equity investors’ concerns over a possible global pandemic.
World markets closed lower on Tuesday, as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut global growth projections.
Asian stocks ended Monday's session on a mixed note as China kept its benchmark lending rates unchanged for the second straight month. The rate was last reduced in November, which was the first reduction since the new lending rate was introduced.
World markets closed higher on Friday driven largely by data that showed China's economic grew as expected in 2019. The world’s second-largest economy grew by 6.1% last year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
World markets closed higher on Thursday, with investors reacting positively to the U.S. and China signing the long-awaited phase one trade deal on Wednesday.
Asian stocks moved mostly lower on Wednesday as investors digested news that tariffs of billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods will remain in place until a phase two deal is completed.
Asian stocks ended broadly higher on Tuesday, as market sentiment improved in anticipation of the signing of the phase one trade deal between the United States and China.
Asian stocks mostly advanced on Monday as investors await the signing of a phase-one trade deal between the U.S. and China later this week.