Asian stock markets started September lower in early Monday trading, as trade-war fears increased after the U.S. and Canada missed a deal deadline set for Friday and uncertainty rose about escalating tariffs between the U.S. and China.
After a strong August, market participants are turning their attention to September, historically the worst month of the year for markets, and weighing prospects that the last month of the third quarter will extend the summer’s gains.
On Saturday, bitcoin’s (BTC) price swung upwards starting the day around $7,042 but after a couple of jumps reached around $7,218 at 20:15 before falling back to close at $7,192. Still this was a reasonable gain after the price recently fell below $7,000.
It’s fair to say that the third quarter hasn’t been a good time for those holding shares in Associated British Foods.
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China’s biggest e-commerce player sets its sights on international markets.
ROTTERDAM: Palm oil on the European vegetable oils market was little changed on Friday due to lack of direction from the Malaysian palm oil futures market, which was closed for a public holiday.
As U.S. tax cuts prompt Apple Inc. and other tech companies to bring home their overseas cash hoards, it’s leaving a void in the market for short-term corporate bonds, where those firms had invested much of the money. That’s now making it more expensive for other companies to borrow.
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Home prices have increased over the years, but so too have stock prices. There are different pros and cons to each option, and there are many factors to consider, which I’ll examine in a bit more detail below.
One of the world’s biggest indexers is adding more mainland China stocks to its offerings on Friday.
This comes as trade tensions rock Chinese markets and should give them a boost from foreign investors.
MSCI is slowly increasing the number and weighting of China stocks in its indexes to avoid roiling markets.