Tag Archives: Trade

Auto stocks lead European shares lower amid US-China trade stand-off

European shares extended losses early on Monday from the biggest weekly slump this year as the US-China stand-off quelled hopes that the two largest economies will be able to resolve their trade dispute anytime soon. The STOXX 600 index fell 0.1 per cent by 0720 GMT, with Germany’s trade-sensitive DAX under pressure more than its peers. Asian shares fell and ... Read More »

Value picks? 25 Nifty stocks trade at a discount to respective 10-year average P/Es

Nifty50 rallied to a fresh record high of 11,856 in April but since then the momentum has fizzled out. The index is down about 3 percent from las month’s high and it has also breached its crucial short-term moving averages at 5-days exponential moving average (EMA), 13, 20 and 50-days EMA in May. A large part of the fall can ... Read More »

Politics, US-China trade talks among 7 factors that may guide market next week

NEW DELHI: Market witnessed bouts of volatility during the week gone by due to Indo-Pak tensions, the expiry of February F&O contracts and macroeconomic numbers. However, signs of easing tensions between India and Pakistan and positive sentiment in Asian peers supported domestic market to log healthy gains on Friday, wrapping the week on a positive note. For the week, Sensex ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty Trade Flat; Metal, Pharma Stocks Top Drags

  Sensex, Nifty Today: 26 out of 50 Nifty stocks traded in the red. The domestic stock markets swung between gains and losses in Tuesday’s session after the US said it was likely to go ahead with a tariff hike on Chinese goods. Investors are also cautious ahead of the expiry of futures and options (F&O) contracts on Thursday and ... Read More »

Stocks Struggle as Trade Hopes Fade; Pound Rises: Markets Wrap

Stocks in Europe struggled on Monday after Asian shares declined as optimism over a potential U.S.-China trade deal receded. Treasuries climbed, while the pound strengthened ahead of a U.K. cabinet meeting. Automakers and financial services companies were among the biggest decliners in the Stoxx Europe 600 Index, with futures on the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 falling alongside those in ... Read More »

Asian stocks fragile as trade tensions escalate

Asian shares came under pressure on Tuesday after Wall Street peers finished weaker, hurt by fresh worries about the US-China trade war and were on track for their biggest October decline since the 2008 financial crisis. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slid 0.1 percent, tracking falls in US stocks. The index has fallen more than 12 percent ... Read More »

Market holds out hope someone will blink before China and US take another step toward a trade war

Andy Wong | AP In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The stock market is waiting to see who might blink first in the week ahead — the White House or Beijing. From all appearances, the U.S. is moving ahead to put tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods ... Read More »

Escalating trade battle embroils G-7 finance meet

Amid threats of imminent tariffs on metals and auto imports, escalating trade tensions between Europe and the United States were casting a shadow over a meeting of finance ministers from the world’s top economies. PHOTO: EPA-EFE [WHISTLER, Canada] Amid threats of imminent tariffs on metals and auto imports, escalating trade tensions between Europe and the United States were casting a ... Read More »

Trade and Business Bodies in J&K Are Taking on Communal Forces

The Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry did not support the bandh (pictured above) called by the Jammu Bar Association. Credit: PTI/File As communal tensions ferment in the Jammu region following the arrest of eight persons accused by the Jammu and Kashmir crime branch for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Bakarwal Muslim girl, the Jammu Bar Association dominated ... Read More »

China files trade complaint with WTO against US steel tariffs

China has filed a World Trade Organization complaint challenging US President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on imported steel and aluminum, the trade body said Tuesday. The tariff spat is one element of a wide-ranging trade dispute between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s government. Trump also has threatened to increase duties on $50 billion of Chinese goods in a separate ... Read More »