Last year was a bumper year for stocks, with all 17 top global indexes polled by Reuters ending the year higher than where they started. Only one did not rise by a double-digit percentage.
Airbus (AIR.PA), Europe’s biggest planemaker, on Thursday increased its controlling stake in the A220 regional jet program – Embraer’s main rival – as Canada’s Bombardier (BBDb.TO) sold out of the project it had set up.
In July 2017, two little-known Democrats in the House of Representatives make the first attempt to impeach Trump, basing it on investigations into Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. elections.
REPUBLICAN SENATOR LISA MURKOWSKI, in a statement
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam winner, is retiring…
The MSCI Emerging Markets Index .MSCIEF, which measures stock performance, has rebounded 4% from its early February low, though it remains down on the year. Another index measuring emerging markets currency performance .MIEM00000CUS was still sharply lower, reflecting the slide in a range of currencies from Asia to Latin America.
But a CNBC report that the Trump administration could introduce a tax incentive for people earning less than $200,000 to invest up to $10,000 in U.S. stocks gave the markets a late boost.
SEC Commissioner Elad Roisman, the lead commissioner on the agency’s long-awaited proxy proposal that seeks to change how investors hold companies accountable, said that he is “open to changing his mind” on the direction of the corporate governance measure, but after addressing what he sees as unhelpful comments.
Shares were up 8% at $179.16 in mid-afternoon.
(Reuters) – The women’s World Cup alpine skiing races at La Thuile in Italy’s Aosta valley are to go ahead as planned, but with a limited number of spectators, because the area has not been affected by the coronavirus outbreak, organizers said on Wednesday.
(Reuters) – Nick Kyrgios has accused the Mexican Open crowd of “disrespect” after being jeered…
Klobuchar has been building momentum in February, exceeding expectations in the first two states to vote in the Democratic nominating contests, Iowa and New Hampshire, which her campaign says have buoyed her fundraising hauls.