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    Late rally dispels gloom from weak Chinese GDP

    Business, Published on 26/10/2015

    » Recap: Global stock markets rallied late last week after the European Central Bank hinted at more stimulus and some top US corporations reported healthy earnings. The mood had been downbeat earlier after China reported third-quarter GDP growth below 7% for the first time since the 2008 global crisis. However, investors remain cautious ahead of this week's US Federal Reserve meeting.


    Upward trend intact despite recent wobbles

    Business, Published on 07/09/2019

    » The SET index moved off its high of 1,709 points to hit a low of 1,590 in August. The index later bounced back and drifted sideways before advancing towards 1,654 in the final week of the month, which also breached the 10-year uptrend line at 1,645. This indicates that the major uptrend has remained intact.


    Share investors tread cautiously ahead of Fed meeting

    Business, Published on 24/07/2017

    » Recap: Most global stock markets moved sideways last week as investors kept an eye on the US interest rate outlook ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting this week, though most observers do not expect any move until September.


    China and Japan data, fed worries depress stocks

    Business, Published on 14/09/2015

    » Recap: Global stock markets sagged last week on concerns about the economies of China and Japan after their disappointing economic data. Investors also unloaded equities ahead of the US Federal Reserve's much-awaited meeting this week, even though expectations of an interest-rate rate increase appear to have receded for now.


    Asian markets up after Fed minutes

    Published on 09/10/2014

    » HONG KONG — Asian markets mostly rose Thursday following an upswing on Wall Street as minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting indicated policymakers were nervous about hiking interest rates too soon.


    Asian shares edge higher

    Published on 20/08/2014

    » HONG KONG - Asian shares mostly edged higher Wednesday following a positive lead from Wall Street, where stocks advanced on encouraging US economic data before a keynote speech this week by the Federal Reserve chief.


    Hope in greece and Ukraine helps lift global stocks

    Business, Published on 16/02/2015

    » Recap: Global bourses early last week were jolted by nerves over Greece's finances, and downbeat Chinese trade data, but rebounded later on a peace agreement in Ukraine and European Central Bank approval of more emergency liquidity to Greece. The Thai stock market also rose slightly.


    Oil price plunge greases the skids for stocks

    Business, Published on 15/12/2014

    » Recap: The dive in oil prices to below US$60 a barrel rattled stock markets across the world last week and Thai shares were among those heavily sold.


    Better global outlook spurs share rebound

    Business, Published on 27/10/2014

    » Recap: Global bourses, especially in the US and Europe, rebounded as investors hoped for more European Central Bank (ECB) stimulus. However, activity in Thailand was muted as concerns over the health of the domestic economy mounted.


    Gold soars

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 10/08/2011

    » US policy decisions may drive gold prices even higher.

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