Daily market review
At-a-glance, the day in the markets.
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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
On 27 March 2019 - Global stocks mixed as concerns about the economic outlook remain the key focus
UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she will step down if parliament passes Brexit deal.
On 22 March 2019 - US stocks fall and bonds rally after weak PMI surveys renew concerns about growth outlook
Report finds no conspiracy or coordination between Trump campaign and Russian government in 2016 election.
On 20 March 2019 - US stocks mixed after Federal Reserve downgrades outlook and signals policy stability
European Union set to permit Brexit delay subject to UK parliament approving withdrawal deal
On 19 March 2019 - Global stocks steady ahead of Federal Reserve policy meeting
Data show weak US factory orders, steady UK unemployment, and a big drop in Australian house prices.
On 15 March 2019 - Global stocks advance on hopes of an orderly Brexit and progress on US-China trade talks
Data shows subdued inflation in Europe and weakness in the US manufacturing sector.
On 14 March 2019 - Global stocks little changed as UK parliament votes to seek Brexit delay
Data point to slower output growth in China, subdued inflation in Europe, and solid US labour market
On 12 March 2019 - Global stocks mixed as UK parliament rejects revised Brexit deal
Legislators were unhappy that the deal would prevent the UK from being tied to the EU customs union due to arrangements covering its land border with Ireland.
On 29 February 2019 - Global stocks gain Friday but PMI surveys show broad manufacturing weakness
Eurozone inflation subdued ahead of ECB policy meeting; Canadian dollar drops on weak GDP data.
On 27 February 2019 - US stocks little changed as officials report US-China trade deal still needs work
EU leaders indicate support for Brexit delay; Indian markets little changed after border dispute escalates.
On 26 February 2019 - US stocks down slightly. European markets mixed, and Asian stocks lower
Pound rallies on signs that UK parliament may resolve Brexit uncertainty in coming weeks.
On 25 February 2019 - Global stocks move higher as President Trumps halts tariff hikes
Comments from President Trump also push oil prices lower; Brexit stalemate continues ahead of UK parliament vote.
On 22 February 2019 - Global stocks advance on signs of progress in US-China trade talks
UK government postpones planned vote as cabinet ministers call for Brexit delay if no deal is reached.
On 21 February 2019 - Global stocks subdued as economic data point to further weakness
US campaign against Huawei continues as Chinese authorities reportedly block Australian coal imports.
On 20 February 2019 - Global stocks steady as investors await US-China trade talk outcomes
FOMC minutes show Fed positive on growth and labour market despite adjusting policy outlook to neutral.
On 15 February 2019 - US stocks gain as government shutdown averted and US-China trade talks make progress
European Central Bank hints at additional policy support; Asian data subdued.
On 14 February 2019 - US stocks mixed as retail sales data disappoint and President Trump to call for national emergency
UK parliament rejects government’s Brexit strategy; reports suggest US tariff hikes may be delayed.
On 13 February 2019 - US stocks advance as inflation data strengthen the case for Fed patience
Talks continue to avoid US government shutdown and avert increase in US tariffs on Chinese imports.
On 12 February 2019 - US stocks rally on confidence about government shutdown and trade talks
India inflation data suggest further rate cuts possible; Australian government loses key vote in parliament.
On 7 February 2019 - Global stocks down sharply on growth downgrades and renewed trade concerns
Reserve Bank of India reverses policy, Bank of England on hold, and chances building for Eurozone rate cut.
On 4 February 2019 - Tech sector drives solid US stock gains; Alphabet earnings beat estimates after trading close
German Chancellor Merkel suggests “creative” response to Brexit impasse.
On 1 February 2019 - US stocks steady after strong US employment and manufacturing reports
Eurozone data point to stronger case for policy easing; Nissan notes Brexit concerns as it cancels UK auto plans.
On 29 January 2019 - Global stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting, Brexit debate and US-China trade talks
Apple earnings in line with expectations; Chinese authorities condemn US charges against Huawei.
On 28 January 2019 - Global stocks down after Asian data and company news stoke growth concerns
European markets were weighed down by the sharp fall in multinational miner Vale following a mining disaster at one of its operations in Brazil.