Monday, June 24, 2024

Chinese Stocks Surge After Week-Long Holiday

Chinese Stocks
Chinese stock markets rose sharply on Monday as they resumed trade after the Lunar New Year holiday, while a commitment from the government to boost spending and support economic growth also aided sentiment. The Shanghai Shenzhen CSI 300 index rose 1.3%, while the Shanghai...

MSCI Seeks Feedback On Adani Group Over Hindenburg Report

Index provider MSCI said on Saturday it was seeking feedback on Adani Group and associated securities and was aware of a report issued by short-seller Hindenburg Research. Seven listed companies of the Adani conglomerate - controlled by one of the world's richest men Gautam...

Oil Treads Water Ahead of OPEC+ Panel Meeting, PCE Inflation Data

Oil treads
Oil prices moved little on Friday and were set to end the week flat amid caution over an upcoming OPEC+ panel meeting, as well as more cues on the U.S. economy from a reading on the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge. Ministers from Algeria,...

Flavour Maker Givaudan Beats Earnings Forecasts in a Tough Year

Flavour maker Givaudan
Swiss fragrance and flavour maker Givaudan on Wednesday reported better-than-expected earnings for a year characterized by high input costs and supply chain disruptions. The group, which so far has successfully passed steep input cost increases on to customers, however saw a slowdown in sales...

Saga Rises After Confirming Talks to Sell Insurance Business

Saga Rises
Shares in Saga (LON:SAGA) rose on Monday after the company confirmed on a weekend report saying it's in talks to sell its insurance business Acromas. The Sunday Times had reported that the group wants to use the proceeds from the sale to pay down...

Indian Stocks Rise On Strong Bank Earnings, Asian Markets Advance

Indian stocks
Indian stocks rose on Monday following a series of strong earnings from heavyweight bank stocks, while broader Asian stocks rose slightly, although market holidays dulled trading volumes across most of the region. India’s BSE Sensex 30 and Nifty 50 indexes rose 0.7% each, buoyed...

Asia FX Rises in Holiday Trade as China Recovery Bets Grow

Asia FX Rises
Most Asian currencies strengthened in thin trade on Monday, while the dollar weakened further amid growing bets that the Chinese economy will bounce back this year, with focus also turning to key U.S. data due this week. Regional trading volumes were limited with most...

Musk to jury: Just Because I Tweet Something, Doesn’t Mean People Believe it

Musk to jury
Elon Musk, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Inc's chief executive, testified on Friday that investors do not always react to his Twitter messages as he expects, defending himself in a fraud trial over his 2018 tweet that he had funding to take the electric carmaker private. Musk's...

Asian Stocks Rally On China Stimulus, Japan Hit By BOJ Uncertainty

Asian stocks rally
Most Asian stock markets surged on Monday, with Chinese indexes in the lead after the government rolled out more stimulus measures, while fears of more hawkish moves from the Bank of Japan saw local stocks tumble. China’s blue-chip Shanghai Shenzhen CSI 300 index was...

European Stock Futures Higher; U.K. GDP Grows in November

European stock
European stock markets are expected to open slightly higher Friday, with investors focusing on a deluge of important economic data, including U.K. growth data for November, as well as earnings from the U.S. banking sector. At 02:00 ET (07:00 GMT), the DAX futures contract...