Asian markets dip as worries weigh in investors

2019-08-28

Asian markets retreated in early trading Thursday, as geopolitical tensions and the inverted U.S. Treasury yield curve weighed on investors concerned about a global economic slowdown. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin that he expects Chinese officials to travel to Washington for renewed trade negotiations, but did not give a timeline,Read More →

Asian markets mixed as investors weigh Huawei implications

2019-05-20

Asian stock markets were mixed in early trading Tuesday, amid reports that the Trump administration will extend a temporary reprieve for an export ban to China’s Huawei Technologies Co. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that the U.S. will soon announce a handful of U.S. companies may receive 90-day exemptionsRead More →

Asian markets mixed as traders weigh U.S.-China trade dispute

2019-05-06

Asian stock markets were mixed in early trading Tuesday, as traders weighed the latest development in the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Monday that China was “reneging” on its commitments after months of trade negotiations, and that the U.S. would followRead More →

Cisco earnings: Tariffs and demand could weigh on outlook

2019-02-08

If Cisco Systems Inc. signals that businesses are failing to splurge on capital spending as the outlook on tariffs and the economy remains murky, it could mean a rough 2019 for the networking giant and spread more fear across the tech spectrum. When Cisco CSCO, +1.05%  reports fiscal second-quarter earningsRead More →

Heavyweight U.K. banks weigh on FTSE 100

2019-01-22

The FTSE 100 struggled on Tuesday, as the London banking sector came under pressure after earnings from Swiss bank UBS Group AG fell short of analysts’ expectations. Energy stocks were also weaker as oil prices fell on continued concerns about global growth, most recently sparked by a warning from theRead More →