Economic fears hit global equities, commodities; Twitter lifts Wall Street

European stocks slid to a one-month low and commodity prices dropped on Monday, April 25, on renewed concerns about rising interest rates and China’s sputtering economy, while Wall Street shares rose, reversing losses after Twitter agreed to be bought by billionaire Elon Musk. Fears over China’s COVID-19 outbreaks spooked investors already worried that higher US … Read more

Global equities rise, gold falls after Russia avoids default

Wall Street’s three major indexes close higher on Friday, March 18, boosted by recently battered technology stocks NEW YORK, USA – Global equity markets gained on Friday, March 18, after traders cheered a Russian bond payment that averted a historic sovereign default, while gold prices dropped as demand for the safe-haven metal eased following the … Read more

Southeast Asian equities shine as commodities rally on Ukraine crisis

Southeast Asian stocks are becoming a haven for international fleeing a growing outlook for global equities who are hoping for sustained strength in the commodity-heavy harvested of the region. Driving the renewed interest is a surge in commodity prices that spells good news, particularly for key producers Indonesia and Malaysia, coupled with the sparse economic … Read more