Daily market review
At-a-glance, the day in the markets.
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On 17 February 2020 - Global markets were mixed in thin trading
The US market was closed on Monday for Presidents Day. European markets advanced as China implemented additional measures to limit the fallout from the novel coronavirus outbreak. Asian markets were mixed.
On 20 January 2020 - Global markets declined in thin trading
The US market was closed on Monday for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. European markets saw thin trading, while Asian stocks fell on concerns around a pneumonia outbreak in China.
On 04 July 2019 - Global markets were mixed in thin trading
The US market was shut for the Fourth of July. European and Asian markets were cautious on lingering concerns over the trade war.
On 25 June 2019 - Global shares: US down on Fed’s Powell, soft data; Asia, Europe off on geopolitics, trade tension
Traders worry Powell comments suggest July rate cut not a done deal
On 11 April 2019 - Global stocks steady after European leaders agree to a “flexible extension” for Brexit
Inflation data show price pressures remain subdued in China, Europe and the United States.
On 10 April 2019 - Global stocks mixed as EU leaders discuss another Brexit delay and US data shows steady inflation
ECB leaves rates on hold, while Federal Reserve minutes suggest a rate hike may still be considered later.
On 3 April 2019 - Global stocks advance on Chinese data and headway on US-China trade talks
UK Prime Minister May meets opposition leader to seek bipartisan support for a Brexit deal.
On 2 April 2019 - Global stocks steady as new Brexit deadline approaches and US data meet expectations
Reserve Bank of Australia leaves policy on hold while Australian government projects fiscal surpluses