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Australian shares end higher on commodities boost

Australian shares end higher on commodities boost

* Commodities sectors drive benchmark higher * Global market sentiment remains subdued * Star Entertainment rises on providing remediation plan (Updates to close) By Archishma Iyer Sept 27 (Reuters) - Australian shares closed higher on Tuesday after a steep sell-off in the previous session, as a commodity rally-led strength in resources stocks outweighed weak sentiment due to global recession worries.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 27

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 27

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher with futures FFIc1 up 0.41% on Tuesday. * SHELL: Global aviation fuel demand is expected to fully recover to pre-pandemic levels of 300 mln tonnes per year in the next one to two years, the head of aviation at Shell SHEL.L said. * BOE: BOE said it would not hesitate to change interest rates and was monitoring markets "very closely", after the pound plunged to a record low and British bond prices collapsed in response to th

Japan's Nikkei rebound from 2-month low, tech shares lead

Japan's Nikkei rebound from 2-month low, tech shares lead

TOKYO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei rebounded from a two-month low on Tuesday, with technology stocks leading gains, as investors scooped up beaten-down shares following a global sell-off after U.S. Federal Reserve maintained its aggressive policy stance. The Nikkei .N225 rose 0.83% to 26,651.60 by the midday break, after falling to its lowest since July 14 earlier in the session.

Australian shares rise on mining, energy boost

Australian shares rise on mining, energy boost

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Australian shares edged up on Tuesday, boosted by mining and energy stocks, as investors took a breather after a sharp selloff spurred by expectations of higher interest rates by the U.S. central bank raised fears of an economic slowdown. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO advanced 0.5% by 0016 GMT. The benchmark hit a three-month low on Monday and has lost about 3.4% since the U.S.

Australian shares set to edge higher, NZ falls

Australian shares set to edge higher, NZ falls

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Australian shares are likely to snap a three-day losing streak on Tuesday, as investors look set to take a breather after a steep selloff that was spurred by prospects of increasing interest rates and worries of recession in the United States. The local share price index futures YAPcm1 rose 0.3%, a 13.6-point premium to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO close.

Wall Street ends lower, Dow confirms bear market

Wall Street ends lower, Dow confirms bear market

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Fed rate hikes have investors 'throwing in the towel' * Casinos jump as Macau allows tour groups after nearly 3 years * Indexes: Dow -1.11%, S&P 500 -1.03%, Nasdaq -0.60% By Noel Randewich Sept 26 (Reuters) - Wall Street slid deeper into a bear market on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Dow closing lower as investors fretted that the Federal Reserve's aggressive campaign against inflation could t

The Dow is in a bear market. What does that mean?

The Dow is in a bear market. What does that mean?

Sept 26 (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the oldest of Wall Street's three main stock indexes, dropped 1.1% on Monday, extending the decline from its January peak to more than 20%, meeting a common definition for a bear market. Worries that the Federal Reserve's war against decades-high inflation is pushing the U.S. economy into a downturn have sent the U.S.

Wall Street ends lower, sinks deeper into bear market

Wall Street ends lower, sinks deeper into bear market

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Fed rate hikes have investors 'throwing in the towel' * Casinos jump as Macau allows tour groups after nearly 3 years (New throughout, updates prices and market activity to close) By Noel Randewich and Shreyashi Sanyal Sept 26 (Reuters) - Wall Street slid deeper into bear market territory on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Dow closing lower as investors fretted that the Federal Reserve's aggress

Wall Street drops; S&P 500 relinquishes summer gains

Wall Street drops; S&P 500 relinquishes summer gains

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Fed rate hikes have investors 'throwing in the towel' * Nasdaq stocks post 505 new 52-week lows * Casinos jump as Macau allows tour groups after nearly 3 years * Indexes: Dow -1.00%, S&P 500 -0.81%, Nasdaq -0.18% (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments through early afternoon trading) By Noel Randewich and Shreyashi Sanyal Sept 26 (Reuters) - Wall Street slid further int

Lowered profit forecasts raise concerns on shaky Wall Street

Lowered profit forecasts raise concerns on shaky Wall Street

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Recent profit warnings from bellwether companies like Ford Motor Co, may signal more challenges ahead for corporate America, increasing wariness for investors as the stock market deepens its sell-off. Investors are increasingly pricing in a U.S. economic downturn next year. The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point for a third straight time on Wednesday in its fight to combat inflation, and some a