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US stocks rise after Trump sticks to script on China

Yakob Peterseil and Vildana HajricMay 30, 2020 – 6.27amNew York | US stocks erased losses and closed mostly higher after President Donald Trump stopped short of implementing draconian economic restrictions against China even as he blasted the country for its actions on the pandemic and in Hong Kong.The S&P 500 ended May on an up…


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ASX to rise, Wall St mixed

Apr 29, 2020 – 5.16amAustralian shares are poised to open higher. Shares in New York were mixed in late trade.ASX futures were up 9 points or 0.2% to 5314 near 6am AEST; an hour earlier they were up 30 points. The currency rose 0.5% to US64.97¢, earlier rising as high as US65.14¢.On Wall Street, shares…


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Dow, S&P 500 Rise More Than 6% As Volatility in Stocks Continues

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 11% Tuesday, its biggest one-day gain since 1933, on signs that lawmakers were nearing a deal on a giant stimulus package to ease the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.Major indexes opened sharply higher after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.)…


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Dow sheds 1000 points amid global sell-off

Feb 25, 2020 — 5.26amAustralian shares are poised to drop sharply for a second session, in line with a widening global sell-off, which at one point knocked the Dow Jones more than 1000 points lower.ASX futures were down 145 points or 2.1% to 6784 near 7am AEDT; they earlier tumbled more than 180 points. The…


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ASX to slide on renewed virus fears

Feb 21, 2020 — 5.32amAustralian shares are set to open lower amid renewed concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.ASX futures were down 13 points or 0.2% to 7097 near 5.15am AEDT, reversing an earlier modest advance. The currency tumbled 0.9%.Shares on Wall Street were lower in afternoon trade, erasing some earlier modest gains.Some traders pointed to…