Donald Trump criticises China for being ‘spoiled’ on trade, Wall Street turns negative

Donald Trump criticises China for being ‘spoiled’ on trade, Wall Street turns negative

Posted May 18, 2018 07:51:46 US President Donald Trump’s comments about China and other countries becoming “spoiled” did not help market sentiment on Wall Street. Markets at 7:20am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.2pc, ASX 200 (Thursday close) -0.2pc to 6,094 AUD: 75.11 US cents, 55.54 British pence, 63.64 Euro …

Wall Street sinks on inflation fears and surging interest rates

Wall Street sinks on inflation fears and surging interest rates

Updated May 16, 2018 08:22:18 Wall Street experienced its worst day in three weeks after a surge in interest rates sparked a wave of selling. Markets at 7:15am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures -0.1pc, ASX 200 (Tuesday close) -0.6pc to 6,098 AUD: 74.71 US cents, 55.29 British pence, 63.1 Euro …

Wall Street rebounds on retail, Australian jobs and unemployment report ahead

Wall Street rebounds on retail, Australian jobs and unemployment report ahead

Updated May 17, 2018 07:41:09 Wall Street bounced back overnight, thanks to a surge in retail and technology stocks — even as traders remained on edge about geopolitics and rising US interest rates. Markets at 7:15am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.2pc, ASX 200 (Wednesday close) +0.2pc to 6,107 AUD: …

Wall Street lifts on surging oil prices, trade optimism hampered by defensive stocks

Wall Street lifts on surging oil prices, trade optimism hampered by defensive stocks

Updated May 15, 2018 08:29:54 Australian shares are expected to open without much momentum this morning, despite a mildly positive finish on Wall Street overnight. Markets at 7:10am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures flat, ASX 200 (Monday close) +0.3pc to 6,135 AUD: 75.22 US cents, 55.46 British pence, 63.07 Euro …

Wall Street lifted by oil prices after Trump pulls out of Iran deal, AMP to face angry investors

Wall Street lifted by oil prices after Trump pulls out of Iran deal, AMP to face angry investors

Updated May 10, 2018 09:30:04 Australian shares are set to follow Wall Street higher, as surging oil prices boosted US energy stocks. Markets at 7:10am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.4pc, ASX 200 (Wednesday close) +0.3pc to 6,108. AUD: 74.64 US cents, 55.08 British pence, 62.96 Euro cents, 81.88 Japanese …

US withdrawal from Iran deal drives Wall Street and oil prices, Australian investors eye budget wash-up

US withdrawal from Iran deal drives Wall Street and oil prices, Australian investors eye budget wash-up

Updated May 09, 2018 09:46:45 Photo: Donald Trump said the US would impose “the highest level of economic sanctions” on Iran. (Reuters: Jonathan Ernst) Stocks on Wall Street have recovered from earlier losses as US President Donald Trump announced the United States would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, …

Danish inventor Peter Madsen appealing life sentence for murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Danish inventor Peter Madsen appealing life sentence for murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Posted May 08, 2018 05:07:40 Photo: No date has yet been set for Peter Madsen’s appeal. (Supplied: Storyful) Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen is appealing his life sentence for murdering and dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall. The Danish prosecutor’s office said in a tweet the appeal focused solely on the …

Elon Musk’s refusal to answer ‘boring’ questions sinks Tesla shares; Wall Street ends mixed

Elon Musk’s refusal to answer ‘boring’ questions sinks Tesla shares; Wall Street ends mixed

Updated May 04, 2018 09:38:07 Photo: Elon Musk saw $US3 billion wiped off Tesla’s market value after he challenged analysts to: “Please sell our stock and don’t buy it.” (Reuters: Bobby Yip) Wall Street ended its day mostly lower, with disappointing earnings from big-name companies like Tesla offset by solid …

Wall Street sinks on China trade woes, Fed rate hike expected in June

Wall Street sinks on China trade woes, Fed rate hike expected in June

Posted May 03, 2018 07:51:08 Wall Street fell considerably over the prospect of the United States potentially imposing restrictions on Chinese telecommunications companies — stoking investors’ concerns about worsening US-China trade relations. Markets at 7:20am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.1pc, ASX 200 (Wednesday close) +0.6pc to 6,050. AUD: 74.94 …

Wall Street: Nasdaq surges on Apple and technology stocks rally

Wall Street: Nasdaq surges on Apple and technology stocks rally

Posted May 02, 2018 07:48:32 Australian shares are expected to open flat or slightly higher, as Wall Street ended its day mixed. Markets at 7:10am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.1pc, ASX 200 (Tuesday close) +0.5pc to 6,015. AUD: 74.88 US cents, 54.99 British pence, 62.44 Euro cents, 82.27 Japanese …