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US banning transactions on popular Chinese apps

Negotiations on a virus relief package for the US ended Thursday night with the White House and Democrats making no headway on resolving their…

Analysis: Daily HKG50 23.07.2020

The Hang Seng Index, the city's 50-year-old benchmark, it’s down 11% for the year and the cheapest on a record price-to-earnings bas…

EU leaders brace for a long weekend of talks

EU leaders will today meet in person for the first time since February to try and settle their differences over a radical 750 billion-euro fun…

China returns to growth but retail sales dip

China’s economy returned to growth in the second quarter after a deep slump at the start of the year, but domestic consumption and inves…

USD finds traction despite rising coronavirus cases

Germany’s industrial production rebounded in May, rising by 7.8% on the month after falling 17.5% in April, in the latest sign that Euro…

EU member states to bridge differences with rebates

The S&P 500 jumped as much as 1.6% and Nasdaq set another record after non-farm payrolls showed 4.8 million jobs were added to the U.S. ec…

Markets awaiting employment data from EU and US

Non-farm payrolls figures are expected to show an increase of 3 million jobs last month. Estimates vary widely and the data comes as concerns…

Unemployment falls slightly in the US but still high

Data from yesterday showed weak demand is forcing U.S. employers to lay off workers, keeping new applications for unemployment benefits extrao…

World economy to shrink 4.9%

The International Monetary Fund downgraded its outlook for the world economy more than anticipated just two months ago. The fund said it now e…

Record contraction in UK economy

Britain’s economy shrank by a record 20.4% in April from March as the country spent the month in a tight coronavirus lockdown, official…

FED to maintain asset-purchase programme and maintain rates near 0

The Federal Reserve gave assurances on its asset-purchase program and said rates are likely to remain near-zero through to 2022 as policymaker…

US FED meeting keeps markets on hold

The dollar fell against most currencies amid some speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve could take steps to curb a recent rise in bond yields i…

US indices rally while European indices suffer following disappointing data

The S&P 500 closed at a 15-week high recovering all of its 2020 losses and not a single stock in the index is down for the past 10 weeks.…

USD falls further as protests continue in the US

The USD fell against most currencies as prospects of more government stimulus and a global economic recovery emboldened investors to hold risk…

USD slumps while most indices headed for gains

Riots have hammered U.S. cities still recovering from lockdown, following the death of an unarmed black man in police custody in Minneapolis l…

China approves law imposing security legislation on Hong Kong

China’s parliament overwhelmingly approved directly imposing national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion,…

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