Futures gain as reports fuel trade deal hopes

Reuters | Oct 9, 2019 at 11:46 AM

Wall Street was set to rise for the first time in three sessions on Wednesday after latest media reports eased concerns over escalating trade tensions between the United States and China, ahead of high-level trade talks starting Thursday.

Stocks grind higher as investors cling to trade truce hopes

Reuters | Oct 9, 2019 at 11:38 AM

Stocks gained on Wednesday as investors clung to hopes that the United States and China could yet agree some sort of trade deal, while the prospect of a last-minute Brexit agreement between the European Union and Britain seemed as remote as ever.

German shares almost unchanged at start of trading

Xinhua News Agency | Oct 9, 2019 at 11:14 AM

The biggest winner among Germany’s largest 30 companies at the start of trading was sportswear manufacturer Adidas, increasing 0.41 percent, followed by agrochemical giant Bayer with 0.27 percent and financial service provider Wirecard with 0.11 percent.

Futures climb as U.S.-China tensions ease

Reuters | Oct 9, 2019 at 11:07 AM

U.S. stock index futures jumped on Wednesday after latest media reports eased concerns over escalating tensions between the United States and China ahead of high-level trade talks starting Thursday.

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Tokyo stocks close lower on concerns ahead of trade talks

Xinhua News Agency | Oct 9, 2019 at 10:51 AM

Tokyo stocks closed lower Wednesday as concerns over the future course of the global economy increased ahead of upcoming trade talks between the United States and China.

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  • Tokyo stocks close lower (Xinhua News Agency: Oct 9, 2019 at 7:28 AM)

Gold steadies ahead of U.S. Fed minutes, trade talks

Reuters | Oct 9, 2019 at 9:46 AM

Gold held steady on Wednesday on uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks and Britain’s exit from the European Union, ahead of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s September meeting.