Robust earnings boost stock markets after a brutal month

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Robust corporate earnings contributed to the upswing in global equity markets on Wednesday, easing off after a brutal October in which stocks suffered one of their…

Stocks hit as bulls fight back after brutal October

LONDON (Reuters) – Stock markets rebounded on Wednesday, giving some relief after a brutal October in which equities suffered one of the worst slumps in a decade and investors were…

How medium-term US elections could beat the markets

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gridlock, Blue Sweep or Red Repeat? Wall Street is watching attentively next week's US Congressional elections, as policy decisions that can affect the economy, business decisions…

Stocks hit as bulls fight back in the brutal October

LONDON (Reuters) – Stock markets rebounded on Wednesday, bringing some relief after a brutal October in which equities suffered one of the worst slumps in a decade and shook investors'…

Asian equities rise at the end of October, on their way to the worst month since 2011

TOKYO / SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian equities pulled off 20-month lows on Wednesday as China pledged to shore up its markets. However, investor confidence was fragile as stock markets blew…

Asia stocks move up after global merciless October

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks retreated from their 20-month lows on Wednesday thanks to the recovery on Wall Street, although investors remained cautious after a month in October, when global…

China's growth eases Asian stocks, US equity futures fall back

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian equities were barely sustained on Monday after a turbulent week for global equities. US equity futures fell and the Chinese market was squeezed by new signs…

Wall Street appears to be breaking a six-day slump as Europe stops rotting

LONDON (Reuters) – Markets in Europe and the US rallied on Thursday after Wall Street's worst day since 2011, and global stock markets boosted global equity markets further towards their…