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London close: Hopes of breakthrough in China-US talks boost stocks

Thu 16 August 2018 17:03

(Sharecast News) - London stocks snapped back on Thursday, boosted by news of high level trade talks between the US and China, better-than-expected UK retail sales data and a recovery in the mining sector.

US open: Strong start on the Street as White House extends an olive branch to China

Thu 16 August 2018 15:38

(Sharecast News) - Wall Street trading started off strong on Thursday following heavy losses in the previous session, as investors welcomed the latest development in US-China trade relations.

Europe midday: News of China-US talks buoy markets

Thu 16 August 2018 12:29

(Sharecast News) - Stocks are edging higher on Thursday, buoyed by news that Chinese and US officials will hold talks aimed at resolving their differences on trade and hopefully avoid an escalation in their ongoing spat.

London midday: Stocks rally as retail sales top expectations, miners bounce back

Thu 16 August 2018 11:16

(Sharecast News) - London stocks had extended gains by midday on Thursday, boosted by news of high level trade talks between the US and China, better-than-expected UK retail sales data and a recovery in the mining sector.

Asia report: Most markets lower as China, US agree new round of talks

Thu 16 August 2018 10:36

(Sharecast News) - Almost all bourses in Asia were in the red on Thursday, though many saw early steep losses pare back later in the day as Beijing confirmed it was preparing for a fresh round of trade talks with Washington.

London open: Stocks edge up as US-China talks eyed, Qatar bails out Turkey

Thu 16 August 2018 08:38

(Sharecast News) - London stocks edged higher in early trade on Thursday as the mood lifted after Qatar came to a wobbling Turkey's aid with a hefty investment pledge and news emerged of high level trade talks between US and China.

London pre-open: Stocks seen up as Qatar comes to Turkey's aid

Thu 16 August 2018 07:39

(Sharecast News) - London stocks were set to rise at the open on Thursday as market participants welcomed Qatar's pledge to invest $15bn in Turkey.

US close: Markets finish red after tsunami of data

Wed 15 August 2018 23:04

(Sharecast News) - Wall Street finished well into the red on Wednesday, after investors were kept busy wading through a slew of economic data, while also keeping a keen eye developments in the US-Turkey diplomatic standoff.

Europe close: Basic Resources stocks buried under amid EM weakness

Wed 15 August 2018 16:23

(Sharecast News) - Stocks slumped on Wednesday, finishing near their lows of the session, weighed down by a slump in Basic Resource stocks, as investors wondered aloud whether the mayhem in Turkish asset prices would have a knock-on effect on other emergi

London close: FTSE falls to 3m low after threefold commodities blow

Wed 15 August 2018 16:22

(Sharecast News) - London stocks closed at their lowest in over three months on Wednesday as industrial and precious metals were hit by China angst and the strong dollars, oil slumped and investors struggled to decide what to make about the latest UK infl