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U.S. Stock Futures Edge Lower, Sterling Slips after Manchester Blast

The yen rose with gold and U.S. equity-index futures fell as investors took a cautious approach amid the latest reports on the Trump administration and a suspected terrorist attack in the U.K. The Japanese currency rose against almost all its major peers and S&P 500 futures dropped as the Washington Post reported Donald Trump asked […]

Oil Soars With Asian Stocks on Deeper Cut Speculation

Oil climbed toward $51 a barrel and Asian stocks advanced amid bets that cuts to crude supplies will be extended. The yen weakened as calm returned to financial markets after a volatile week. Energy and raw-materials shares posted the biggest moves on the MSCI Asia Pacific Index. Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said all producers participating […]

Asia Stocks Slightly Higher as Investors Assess Crises

Asian shares rose as Japanese equities erased morning losses and investors assessed the risks from political crises in Brazil and Washington. Japan’s Topix rose even as the yen headed for its strongest week in a month. Shares in Hong Kong and South Korea also climbed, while Australian shares were set for the worst week since […]

Trump Controversy Shakes Markets: Dow Falls More Than 370 Points

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 370 points, Treasuries rallied the most since July and volatility spiked higher as the turmoil surrounding the Trump administration roiled financial markets around the globe. Major U.S. stock indexes had the worst session in eight months, while the CBOE Volatility Index jumped the most since the U.K. […]

US Stocks Futures, Dollar Decline, Yen and Gold Up on Concerns over Trump

Growing concerns over the turmoil engulfing President Donald Trump’s administration weighed on risk appetite, boosting the yen and gold and sending U.S. stock futures lower. S&P 500 Index contracts declined with equities across Asia on reports that Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The […]

U.S. Stocks Reach New Highs as Oil Climbs, Bonds Slip

U.S. stock indexes close at record levels as a rally in crude and dollar weakness sparked gains in commodities producers. Emerging-market assets jumped and Treasuries slid. The S&P 500 Index and Nasdaq Composite Index set records as energy, financial and materials shares paced the gains. West Texas Intermediate crude added 2 percent after Saudi Arabia […]