Asian markets fall after weak showing on Wall St, oil tumbles

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, stands in front of an electric board showing the Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, January 21, 2021. REUTERS/ Kim Kyung Hoon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets and U.S. … Read more

Gloomy Netflix forecast erases much of stock’s pandemic gains

The Netflix logo is seen on a television remote control, in this illustration taken January 20, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Netflix Inc dashed hopes of a quick rebound after forecasting weak first-quarter subscriber growth on Thursday, sending shares tumbling nearly 20% … Read more

Fed kicks off debate on issuing its own digital currency with new white paper

The Federal Reserve Building is seen in Washington, U.S., October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 20 (Reuters) – Creating an official digital version of the U.S. dollar could give Americans more and faster payment options, but it would also present financial stability risks and privacy … Read more

Russia to hold major navy drills involving all its fleets

Training of marines of the Baltic Fleet of the Russian Navy in the obstacle course during military exercises at the Khmelivka firing ground in the Kaliningrad region, Russia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS / Vitaly Nivar Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia announced on Thursday that its naval … Read more

Bargain-hunting buoys Wall Street after Nasdaq correction

The Nasdaq logo is displayed at the Nasdaq Market site in Times Square in New York, U.S., December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Peloton tumbles after report suspends production Travelers up after reporting record quarterly profit Baker Hughes jumps on fourth-quarter earnings release Indices up: Dow … Read more

‘There are no minor incursions’ pleads Ukraine leader after Biden remarks

Russia has massed troops near the Ukrainian border Top US diplomat Blinken speaks with allies No “minor incursions”, according to the Ukrainian president BERLIN/KIEV, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Western nations sought to project unity on Ukraine on Thursday, after U.S. President Joe Biden suggested allies were divided over how to respond to any “incursion minor” … Read more

Asian shares rise as China cuts key mortgage rate

A man wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, speaks on his mobile phone in front of a screen showing the Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/ File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI Asia excluding Japan +0.6%, Nikkei … Read more

S&P 500, Dow up on earnings lift, Nasdaq off session low

A specialist trader works inside a booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 18, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UnitedHealth rises as fourth quarter profit beats estimates BofA and Morgan Stanley end bank earnings on optimistic note P&G gains … Read more

Blinken vows ‘relentless’ diplomacy to avert Russian attack on Ukraine

Blinken says Russia may attack Ukraine in a short time Kremlin says arms shipments to Ukraine increase tension Blinkin will meet Russian Lavrov in Geneva on Friday KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on Wednesday that Russia could launch a new attack on Ukraine very soon, but Washington would pursue diplomacy … Read more

Wall Street banks eye ‘new normal’ for trading revenue

A sign, Wall Street, is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, New York, U.S., January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Wall Street banks expect trading revenue to settle at a “new normal” somewhere between pre-pandemic … Read more