5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, March 7

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, March 7

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow futures cut sharp losses as $ 130 crude comes a bit off the boil Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, US, March 3, 2022. … Read more

Russia Ukraine, currencies and oil

Russia Ukraine, currencies and oil

SINGAPORE – Oil futures were up around 4%, and shares in Asia-Pacific traded higher on Monday as investors monitor the Russia-Ukraine crisis and related sanctions. US West Texas Intermediate crude futures were 4.54% higher at $ 95.75 per barrel in Asia trade, easing slightly after rising 6% earlier. International benchmark Brent crude was up 3.96% … Read more

Gold has remained steady as stocks and bitcoin have plunged

Gold has remained steady as stocks and bitcoin have plunged

A worker removes cooled 12 kilograms of gold ingots from their molds in the foundry at the Prioksky non-ferrous metals plant in Kasimov, Russia, on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021. Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg | Getty Images Gold prices have remained resilient in recent weeks in the face of broad market volatility, decoupling somewhat from its … Read more

Asia Markets react to US Fed remarks

Asia Markets react to US Fed remarks

SINGAPORE – Asia-Pacific markets declined on Thursday as investors digest an overnight update from the US Federal Reserve that indicated the central bank plans to raise interest rates as soon as March. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 2% while the tech-focused Hang Seng Tech index declined 2.91%. Hong Kong-listed shares of major Chinese tech … Read more