U.S. stock index futures advanced as investors await reports on personal spending and weekly jobless claims.
Asian Markets Upbeat As Hopes Rise Of A Continuation Of The US Fed's Bond-buying Program After US GDP Is Revised Down
Asian markets rallied Thursday after a sharp downward revision of US GDP rekindled hopes that the US Fed might stretch its asset-purchase program.
U.S. stock index futures gain on Wednesday as investors await the final estimate of first quarter GDP data.
Strong US data helped boost most Asian stocks and drive down gold futures, while the Shanghai index continued to fall, despite PBoC's assurances.
U.S. stock markets will try to end the "June Swoon," and build on Asian market gains Tuesday.
Asian Markets Plunge, Shanghai Composite Index Enters Bear Market Territory As China Liquidity Crisis Continues
Asian markets fell again on Tuesday, led by a record fall in the Shanghai stock index, as concerns grew over liquidity in China’s banking sector.
Gold prices are expected to drop lower this week as a sell-off in gold ETFs continues and after Goldman Sachs lowered forecasts for 2013 and 2014.
US Stock Futures Signal Lower Open On Monday, As World Markets Worry About Fed's Next Move, Chinese Economy
With Europe and Asia down about 1% Mon., U.S. traders are anticipating a bumpy start to the week.
Fears about the US Fed's bond-buying program weaken Indian markets and currency, prompting an exodus of overseas investors in June.
U.S. stock index futures edge higher ahead of the outcome of the Federal Open Market Committee's two-day meeting, which began Tuesday.
Gold futures fell for the third straight session while Asians markets mostly declined on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's FOMC meeting.
Business sentiment among Asia’s top companies showed improvement in the second quarter despite weak global prospects, a report showed.
U.S. stock index futures gain as markets await reports on inflation and housing starts.
Investor sentiment in Germany and the euro zone improved more than expected while inflation in the UK rebounded, data released on Tuesday show.
Mexico's energy sector -- closed to competition for 80 years -- could open up to private investment if President Enrique Pena Nieto has his way.
Investors also had an ear for a hint of the U.S. Federal Reserve's likely monetary policy stance at its meeting Wednesday.
Brazil IPOs Tipped To Hit Record High Of Over $10 Billion Despite Weak Economy; Largest Brazilian Cement Producer Likely To Raise $4.9 Billion
Brazil's IPO market is set for a record haul with companies tipped to raise $10.6 billion in public offerings despite weak economic growth.
[UPDATE] India's Central Bank, Weighed Down By Weak Rupee, Widening Current Account Deficit, Keeps Rates Unchanged Monday
India's central bank left benchmark rates untouched on Monday as softening inflation is offset by currency and deficit concerns.
Pre-Market Movers (Groupon, Smith & Wesson, SolarCity, Nokia, GameStop, Echo Therapeutics, Himax Tech, Toyota, Deutsche Bank, News Corp)
Groupon Inc, Smith & Wesson Holding, SolarCity, Nokia, and GameStop Corp prevailed in pre-market trading on Friday.
US Stock Futures Signal Flat Open On Friday Ahead Of Producer Price Index, Industrial Production Data
U.S. stock futures point to a flat open on Friday as investors await a host of economic data.
Gold prices are expected to fall further as a sell-off in ETFs backed by the precious metal extended to 17 weeks.
Pre-Market Movers (Safeway, DRDGOLD, Men's Wearhouse, Research In Motion, Vanda Pharma, J.C. Penney, QUALCOMM, Siemens)
Safeway Inc, DRDGOLD, Men's Wearhouse, Research In Motion and Vanda Pharmaceuticals prevailed in pre-market trading on Thursday.
U.S. stock index futures point to a lower open on Thursday as investors await reports on retail sales and jobless claims.
Persisting doubts about the Fed’s next move and disappointment over Shinzo Abe’s recent policies sent Asian stocks to fresh lows on Thursday.
A senior BoE official warned of a major bond bubble threat while the BoE said the consequences of raising rates too quickly would be severe.
Pre-Market Movers (Carnival PLC, Tesla Motors, BT Group, Rio Tinto, First Solar, Newcastle, Clovis Oncology, Infosys, Dean Foods)
Carnival PLC, Tesla Motors, BT Group and Rio Tinto prevailed in pre-market trading on Wednesday.
U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open on Wednesday ahead of the federal budget report for May.
Euro Zone Industrial Production Unexpectedly Rises In April, Inflation Rises in Germany, France And Italy
Industrial production in the 17-nation euro zone increased for the third straight month in April, beating expectations.
The recent drastic fall in the Indian rupee was arrested after the country’s central bank and its government stepped in.
Pre-Market Movers (Dole Food, Synergetics, Gencorp, Sprint Nextel, Real Goods, Lululemon, McEwen Mining, Red Hat, United States Steel, Freeport-McMoRan)
Dole Food, Synergetics USA, Gencorp, Sprint Nextel and Real Goods Solar prevailed in pre-market trading on Tuesday.