Gold prices see muted trade as stocks attempt tepid bounce

2019-05-30

Gold futures on Thursday were swinging between slight gains and losses as equity markets drifted higher amid persistent worries about U.S.-China trade tensions and fears of sluggish global economic growth. Gold for August delivery on Comex GCM19, +0.40% most recently, was down $1.30, or 0.1%, to trade at $1,285 anRead More →

Asian markets gain in muted holiday trading

2019-04-18

TOKYO — Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, +0.43%   edged up 0.6% in early trading. South Korea’s Kospi SEU, +0.22%   rose 0.3% and the Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, -0.08%   gained 0.6%. SomeRead More →

Asian markets muted, awaiting upcoming Fed meeting

2019-03-19

Asian shares mostly fell in muted trading Tuesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, -0.08%   lost 0.3% in early trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, -0.09%   edged down 0.1% and South Korea’s Kospi SEU, -0.09%   inched downRead More →