Financial Markets

The Latest: S&P says Brexit deal doesn't solve key issues

Dec 8, 2017

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says that the deal between Britain and the European Union doesn't change the fact that it might downgrade Britain's sovereign debt grade

Strong US jobs figures, Brexit hopes, lift global stocks

Dec 8, 2017

Brexit progress, strong US data help to shore up stock markets

Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains, upbeat Japan data

Dec 8, 2017

Asian share indexes are advancing, guided by Wall Street gains and healthy quarterly economic data from Japan

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 breaks a 4-day losing streak

Dec 7, 2017

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, breaking a four-day losing streak for the Standard & Poor's 500 index.

Surging stocks lift US wealth, yet most still trail '07 peak

Dec 7, 2017

Strong stock market gains boosted US household wealth last fall, but most still trail '07 peak

Years after Lehman: Final rules set on strengthening banks

Dec 7, 2017

A global forum of banking regulators has completed a set of rules aimed at keeping bad banks from needing taxpayer bailouts and hurting the economy

Asian share prices mixed after US markets regain equilibrium

Dec 7, 2017

Asian share prices mixed after US markets regain equilibrium

Markets Right Now: US stocks hold steady after 3 down days

Dec 6, 2017

Stocks were holding steady in midday trading on Wall Street as the market stabilized following three days of losses.

Doubts grow over UK government's preparation for Brexit

Dec 6, 2017

The U.K. official shepherding Britain's departure from the European Union says the government has made no formal assessments of the economic impact of leaving the 28-nation bloc

Global shares down as US economy takes center stage

Dec 6, 2017

Global shares in retreat as traders await US jobs data

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