China’s securities regulator approves trading of new options

Xinhua News Agency | Nov 8, 2019 at 1:38 PM

Trading of the Hushen 300 ETF options will be launched on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange, while that of the Hushen 300 stock index options will be launched on China Financial Futures Exchange.

Take Five: Flirting with zero

Financial Post | Nov 8, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Few people will be brave enough to call the end of the 30-year bond bullrun, but the idea that sub-zero borrowing costs may not be around forever is one people are increasingly willing to entertain.

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Take Five: Flirting with zero

Reuters | Nov 8, 2019 at 1:04 PM

Few people will be brave enough to call the end of the 30-year bond bullrun, but the idea that sub-zero borrowing costs may not be around forever is one people are increasingly willing to entertain.

Futures dip as trade worries resurface; Disney rises on results

Reuters | Nov 8, 2019 at 12:40 PM

U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday as doubts about a trade deal between Washington and Beijing resurfaced, although strong results from Disney underscored a robust earnings season, a major driver behind Wall Street’s record rise.

German shares down 0.31 pct as trading starts

Xinhua News Agency | Nov 8, 2019 at 12:34 PM

German stocks were off to a shaky start on Friday, with the benchmark DAX index losing by 40.84 points, or 0.31 percent, opening at 13,248.62 points.

The Permian paradox: Texas shale players go green to drill more

Reuters | Nov 8, 2019 at 12:31 PM

As the thirst for electricity to power drilling rigs in West Texas drives the state’s energy needs to new highs, oil and gas companies are increasingly relying on wind and solar power to ensure that the shale boom continues.

Trade war caution takes edge off stellar rally in world stocks

Reuters | Nov 8, 2019 at 12:17 PM

Uncertainty about the fate of U.S./China trade talks nudged world stock markets off 21-month highs on Friday after what has proved to be stellar week for risk assets.

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