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27 Dec 2015 12:35

The biggest market moving moments of 2015, from the Chinese currency devaluations to the commodities crisis

The resulting ripples hit currencies, equities and commodities across the world. "The decision by the People's Bank of China to move the yuan’s dollar peg was in response to dreadful Chinese trade data," says Jasper Lawler, market analyst at CMC Markets.

25 Dec 2015 12:03

Energy Companies Lead Emerging Stocks Higher as Ruble Rallies - Bloomberg

FE TrustnetEnergy Companies Lead Emerging Stocks Higher as Ruble RalliesBloombergEmerging-market stocks climbed as rebounding oil prices pushed energy companies to their biggest gain in seven weeks and investors grew more optimistic about the outlook for growth in the U.S. and China. A gauge of energy shares jumped 2.9 percent as ...Minimising risk in emerging market equity funds FE Trustnetall 43 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 12:03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares at 2-1/2-wk high, crude oil rebounds

Australian shares ... futures rose 0.6 percent to $37.58. Both had added more than a dollar a barrel on Wednesday in thin trading, a day after Brent had touched its lowest level since July 2004. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.3 percent, after Japanese markets ...

25 Dec 2015 12:03

US Stocks Rise as Commodities Climb - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalUS Stocks Rise as Commodities ClimbWall Street JournalThe Russell 2000, the benchmark for small-company stocks, has fallen 4.3% in 2015. The S&P 500's materials sector, which includes shares of mining companies, rose 2.4%. For the month, those stocks have slipped 2.6%. The junk-bond market also rose. The ...US Stocks Rise as Commodities Climb--Update Nasdaqall 4 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 12:03

Asian Morning Briefing: US Stocks Rise as Commodities Climb - Wall Street Journal

Asian Morning Briefing: US Stocks Rise as Commodities ClimbWall Street JournalOil prices rallied after government data showed an unexpectedly large decline in U.S. stockpiles, sending U.S. stock markets higher as investors snapped up shares of energy companies. Government bonds pulled back as higher oil prices and rising stock ...

25 Dec 2015 12:03

ET Roundtable: Equities set to rise, but commodities a worry, say market experts

The commodity price collapse threw ... Consequently, share sell-off from oil assetowning countries can continue in the first quarter. In 2016, oil prices and equity markets will be positively co-related in India — which means if oil prices go up Indian ...

25 Dec 2015 12:03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hit 2-1/2-week high, crude rebounds

Recently battered crude oil futures ... Tokyo markets closed for Wed holiday * Dollar pulls further away from Fed hike-inspired highs * Wall Street marks third straight rise By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO, Dec 24 (Reuters) - An index of Asian shares climbed ...

25 Dec 2015 12:03

European Factors to Watch-European shares seen steady at open

Futures for Britain's FTSE 100 and France's CAC futures rose by between 0.1-0.2 percent, with most European markets having a half-day of trading for the Christmas holiday season. Asian shares climbed ... oil price gains > FOREX-Currencies subdued in ...

25 Dec 2015 12:03

China stock market outperforms S&P despite wild swings

The proliferation of exchange traded funds tracking Chinese A-shares made access even easier ... the FT looks at the highs and lows including currencies, emerging markets, bonds, equities and commodities Authorities also placed new limits on high-frequency ...

25 Dec 2015 12:03

Improving macros will fuel markets in 2016; rupee likely to remain top EM currency pick: Rahul Bajoria, Barclays

In a chat with ET Now, Rahul Bajoria, Regional Economist, Barclays, shares ... on commodity decline, it will take a while before it start seeping into a performance of corporate sector. We expect the next year to be generally more favourable for markets.

25 Dec 2015 12:03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Recovering oil prices lift European shares

Internationally traded Brent futures rose 30 cents ... European bond markets were closed. The euro was up 0.3 percent at $1.0943, while the dollar was down 0.3 percent against an index of rival currencies, having risen almost 9 percent this year.

25 Dec 2015 12:03

Asia stocks mixed; Shanghai leads losses - CNBC

CNBCAsia stocks mixed; Shanghai leads lossesCNBCBy doing so, trading in the Chinese forex market will overlap with European trading hours, which will boost Beijing's goal of internationalizing the currency. ... South Korean shares reversed gains after hitting a three-week high earlier in the session.and more »

25 Dec 2015 12:03

$A treading water in quiet Xmas Eve trade - Trading Room

$A treading water in quiet Xmas Eve tradeTrading RoomThe Australian dollar has "gone shopping" and is practically flat in illiquid, quiet trade on Christmas Eve. At 1700 AEDT on Thursday, the currency was trading at 72.56 US cents, up from 72.41 cents on Wednesday. ThinkForex senior markets analyst Matt ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 12:03

Improving macros will fuel markets in 2016; rupee likely to remain top EM ... - Economic Times

Improving macros will fuel markets in 2016; rupee likely to remain top EM ...Economic TimesRahul Bajoria: Even if commodity prices were to go up, it will not fundamentally change much for the Indian economy. This year, the government fiscalised most of the gains that came through from lower commodity prices. The transmission of that into ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 12:03

Dollar weakens after oil rally as emerging-market stocks advance

“The currency market is still dominated by the commodities market, and it’s dominated more ... Most will reopen on December 28, except Britain, whose shares will resume trading the following day. US 10-year Treasury yields were little changed at ...

25 Dec 2015 12:03

Nervous Markets Look To Commodities For Inspiration

Preliminary estimates had pitched the number at 91.8 Currency, Commodity Markets Crude oil futures are rising $0.21 ... a mini-tender offer by TRC Capital to purchase up to 2.50 million shares of Viacom Class B shares at a price of $38.88 per share.

25 Dec 2015 12:03

Energy Stocks Lead Longest Emerging Equity Rally in Seven Weeks - Bloomberg

Wall Street JournalEnergy Stocks Lead Longest Emerging Equity Rally in Seven WeeksBloombergThe gains are “a relief rally due to some year-end flows and portfolio rebalancings, helped by some signs of stabilization in the commodity markets,” said Giorgio Bertoli, a money manager at Banca del Sempione in Lugano. “To sustain this ... The FTSE ...Asian Shares Higher as Oil Recovers Wall Street JournalStocks, currencies perk up on China stimulus signals The Straits TimesAsia stocks, currencies up as China fuels reform hopes Channel News Asia Malay Mail Onlineall 318 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 12:03

FTSE 100 closes higher after late rally - BBC News

BBC NewsFTSE 100 closes higher after late rallyBBC News(Close): A late, if modest, rally saw the FTSE 100 end the half-day's trading before Christmas slightly higher. The benchmark index closed up 13.66 points, or 0.22%, at 6254.64, which followed Wednesday's sharp rise. Trading resumes on Tuesday 29 ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 12:03