U.S. stocks opened slight higher on Monday, the first trading day of December, as investors digested the latest economic data.
The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Monday.
- Major stock market indices worldwide (Xinhua News Agency: Dec 2, 2019 at 2:15 AM)
U.S. stock indexes dropped on Monday after data showed the U.S. manufacturing sector contracted for a fourth straight month in November as new order volumes slid to their lowest level since 2012.
Xi made the remarks when meeting with Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Three years after China opened its 2.5 trillion yuan ($355 billion) hedge fund market to global asset managers, the industry is discovering just how hard it is to win over the country’s investors.
After a decade of underwhelming returns, value stocks – equities that trade at a lower price relative to their fundamentals – have made somewhat of a resurgence in late 2019.
The main U.S. stock indexes were poised for gains as investors responded to upbeat economic news from China.
U.S. stock index futures gained slightly on Monday as an unexpected rise in Chinese manufacturing activity assuaged investor concerns about a global economic slowdown in the wake of a prolonged trade war between Washington and Beijing.
Stock markets reversed earlier gains on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would restore tariffs on some imports from Brazil and Argentina, overshadowing data showing that the Chinese and euro zone economies were stabilising.
November’s multi-asset chart of the month highlights how a global shortage of US dollars could be reversing.