FROM being almost unknown at the start of the year, Covid-19, now a pandemic, has prompted severe social and economic concerns globally. People are understandably frightened because this is a new...

DIARY OF PRIVATE INVESTOR

IN these difficult times in the stock market, it can be hard, if not impossible, to see the woods for the trees. What's more, many of the trees look more like sawn-off stumps than living organisms...

WALL STREET INSIGHT

US STOCKS fell on a volatile week as investors struggled to get their heads around the mysterious coronavirus outbreak and what it means for the global economy.

CONFIDENCE is surging through China's stock market, with traders boosting leverage and pumping in funds in ways not seen in years.

EDITORIAL

IF one were to draw up a wish list for the local stock market and economy for 2020, what might it contain?

[TOKYO] Asian shares steadied slightly on Wednesday as investors caught their breath from a searing week-long selloff, with steps taken by Chinese authorities to contain a sliding yuan helping...

[NEW YORK] Kim Forrest started worrying as soon as Jerome Powell said trade tensions had cooled to a "simmer." While not claiming to know what the president thinks, she sensed the market was...

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks were poised for their worst drop in six weeks on Monday on concern the city’s prolonged protests will take a toll on the local economy.

INDIAN shares hit a record high Monday after exit polls from the country's marathon election indicated a new term for Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

[NEW YORK] Here's another perspective on how much the trade standoff is sinking the market: The dollar value S&P 500 stocks lost in a single day as the sell-off accelerated was more than the...