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Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations

Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economi...

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations

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Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this y...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Oil surges after Gulf tanker attacks, stocks claw higher Suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran saw oil markets erupt out of their recent slump on Thursday and kept traders gobbling up ultra-safe government bonds, gold and the Japanese yen....
13:39, 06/13/2019

Wall St. higher as oil surges after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman U.S. stocks continued their climb on Thursday after two days of declines as energy shares gained on higher oil prices following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
19:39, 06/13/2019

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks, Treasury yields fall Oil futures jumped on Thursday after suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while U.S. Treasury yields edged lower as economic data seemed to strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
19:39, 06/13/2019

Stocks rise on firm rate-cut expectations though trade worries loom A broad index of stocks around the world edged higher on Thursday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest-rate cut, though concerns about global trade tensions capped gains....
20:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident....
21:13, 06/13/2019

U.S. job growth surges, July rate cut expectations intact U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
12:26, 07/06/2019

WRAPUP 5-U.S. job growth surges, July rate cut expectations intact U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
00:26, 07/06/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-U.S. stocks dip after jobs report tempers rate cut expectations U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
00:26, 07/06/2019

Tempered expectations of Fed rate cut sink stocks globally A strong U.S. jobs report that tempered expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month and weak economic data in Germany helped push global stock indices lower on Friday after hitting record highs earlier this...
19:26, 07/05/2019

Asia stocks firm as Fed props up rate cut expectations Asian stocks advanced on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month, fuelling appetite for riskier assets and keeping a cap on the dollar....
06:00, 07/19/2019

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to resolve differences....
13:13, 06/14/2019

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to......
01:13, 06/15/2019

Tanker attacks in the Gulf — evidence or warmongering? For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photos have been published so far. What do they show? DW investigates....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Dollar firms, global stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the euro after a report said the German government was prepared to take on new debt to lift the economy....
22:52, 08/16/2019

Dollar gains on lower rate cut expectations, stocks flat The dollar rose and European shares fell on Wednesday as traders scaled back expectations of an aggressive cut in U.S. interest rates in July, while Wall Street rose on hopes of a China-U.S. trade breakthrough at the G20 summit later this week in Jap...
18:00, 06/26/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks gain on rate-cut expectations; FX subdued Emerging-market stocks rose on Tuesday amid expectations some of the world's major central banks would cut interest rates soon, while gains by the dollar weakened developing-world currencies. Central bankers in South Korea and South Africa cut rates ...
12:13, 07/23/2019

Asia stocks slip as Fed's Powell tempers rate cut expectations Stocks in Asia were tepid on Wednesday afternoon after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell tempered expectations for a potential interest rate cut....
07:52, 06/26/2019

Oil prices jump 3% on tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Attacks near the world's busiest sea lane for oil shipments come amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States and its Gulf allies....
17:26, 06/13/2019

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
23:52, 06/13/2019

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
17:39, 06/16/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
07:39, 07/04/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St notches record highs on Fed rate-cut expectations All three major indexes posted record closing highs on Friday as solid expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season....
23:52, 07/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Tempered expectations of Fed rate cut sink stocks globally A strong U.S. jobs report that tempered expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month and weak economic data in Germany helped push global stock indices lower on Friday after hitting record highs earlier this...
20:26, 07/05/2019

Iran claims it has seized third oil tanker in Gulf as tensions with US rise State media says vessel was taken on Wednesday carrying a cargo of 700,000 litresIran claims it has seized a third foreign oil tanker in the Gulf in a further escalation of tensions between Tehran and Washington and its regional allies, who continue ...
07:26, 08/05/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar gains on lower rate cut expectations, stocks flat The dollar rose and European shares fell on Wednesday as traders scaled back expectations of an aggressive cut in U.S. interest rates in July, while Wall Street rose on hopes of a China-U.S. trade breakthrough at the G20 summit later this week in Jap...
18:13, 06/26/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Tempered expectations of Fed rate cut sink stocks globally A strong U.S. jobs report that tempered expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month and weak economic data in Germany helped push global stock indices lower Friday after hitting record highs earlier this we...
16:52, 07/05/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks hobbled by fading expectations for aggressive Fed rate cut Asian stocks struggled to rebound on Tuesday as investors came to terms with sharply reduced expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July....
04:26, 07/09/2019

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
22:13, 06/14/2019

US proposes tanker protection force in wake of Gulf attacks Trump official seeks to isolate Iran as Washington plans further sanctionsThe US is to propose an international maritime Gulf protection force, its special envoy on Iran has said, as the Trump administration prepared to announce fresh economic sancti...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Tehran has dismissed US accusations that the Iranian navy was behind attacks on tankers navigating the Straight of Hormuz as "baseless." Iran said their vessels had rushed to help the damaged ships and save their crews....
09:52, 06/14/2019

India deploys two ships in Gulf of Oman after tanker attacks India's navy has deployed two ships in the Gulf of Oman to ensure safe passage for Indian-flagged vessels, the country's defense ministry said late on Thursday, a week after two oil tankers were attacked in the region....
18:52, 06/20/2019

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Wall Street climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks continued to gain on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares turned attractive after oil prices rose sharply on concerns of supply disruption following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. CNBC's Kayla...
17:00, 06/14/2019

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attacks fuel maritime security demand Maritime security firms have seen demand soar following the attacks on oil tankers on June 13. But defending ships from allegedly involved state-backed forces such as Iran's Revolutionary Guard may not be easy....
14:00, 06/24/2019

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning assault on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which ended a Japanese mediation effort and raised fears o...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf that has raised fears of war....
01:13, 06/15/2019

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Qatar calls for international probe into tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Qatar called for an international investigation into attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday and a de-escalation of tensions in the region....
23:52, 06/13/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Tanker attacks cause jitters among Gulf bond investors International bonds issued by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states weakened on Thursday after two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
15:26, 06/13/2019

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes that Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf. Pompeo said at a news conference Thursday in Washington that the attacks on the s...
20:52, 06/13/2019

Oil price jumps after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tanker fires send crude prices soaringOil tanker incident in Gulf of OmanTwo tankers hitOil jumps over 3%, lifting Brent crude to $62/barrelTanker manager: Crew safe after suspected attac...
10:52, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices as much as 4% higher over worries about Middle East supplies....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman left one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices up 4% over worries about Middle East supplies....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international community to take a "firm stand towards an exponential regime that supports terrorism and spreads killing and...
15:13, 06/16/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
11:13, 06/16/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
06:39, 06/17/2019

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concerns about rising geopolitical risk in the region....
15:13, 06/30/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi leads Gulf lower after attacks on tankers The Saudi Arabian stock market snapped a five-day winning streak as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman dampened investor sentiment in the region, while all major Gulf markets also declined. Two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
09:26, 06/14/2019

US STOCKS-Rate cut bets buoy futures despite rise in trade tensions U.S. stock futures pointed to further gains on Thursday, as hopes of an interest rate cut countered a flare up in trade tensions after President Donald Trump threatened fresh tariffs on Chinese goods....
14:39, 06/06/2019

Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
03:26, 07/11/2019

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair boosts rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
23:13, 07/10/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Global stocks gain as trade talk hopes rise, rate-cut pressure ebbs European stocks and U.S. equity futures were higher on Wednesday after a report fueled optimism about progress in U.S.-China trade talks, offsetting disappointment about the size of potential U.S. interest rate cuts....
14:52, 06/26/2019

Stocks jump amid rate-cut hopes, tech shares' bounce; bond yields rise Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday as U.S. tech shares bounced back from the previous day's selloff and investors weighed the possibility of a U.S. interest rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose....
22:13, 06/04/2019

UPS profit beats expectations as demand for next day service surges United Parcel Service Inc said on Wednesday a jump in demand for its Next Day Air service drove better-than-expected profit in the second quarter as large retailers rushed packages to online shoppers....
17:39, 07/24/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 % U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in nearly half a century, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive stimulus from Republican tax cuts and spending increases fades....
01:52, 05/04/2019

S&P 500 surges to a record close on strength of the Fed’s rate-cut signals The Standard & Poor’s 500 topped its mark at closing one day after the Federal Reserve sent its strongest signal to date that it may take steps to guard against an economic downturn....
02:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 percent U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 percent, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive fiscal stimulus fades....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
14:00, 06/14/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Global trade tensions, Ramadan dent appetite for Gulf stocks The Egyptian blue-chip index slid sharply to its worst day in six months on Wednesday, mirroring weak global sentiment, while Saudi Arabia's index fell, pressured by global tensions and investors retreating from markets during the Muslim holy month o...
16:39, 05/08/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf stocks slide amid mounting fears of global slowdown Most Middle East stock markets dropped on Thursday as disappointing economic signals from China and Europe coupled with an inverted U.S. bond yield curve stoked fears that the global economy was hurtling toward recession. Gross domestic product ...
16:26, 08/15/2019

Public cloud suffering huge expectations gulf A major expectation gap exists between what IT managers hoped the public cloud would deliver for their organizations and what has actually transpired according to new research from Cohesity.The firm conducted a global survey of 900 senior IT decision...
03:00, 06/26/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Weighed down by bank stocks, Saudi market dips after U.S. rate cut Saudi Arabian equities declined on Sunday, weighed down by banking shares, in line with major markets on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates, which was followed by rate cuts by most Gulf central banks. "...
23:00, 08/04/2019

Asia stocks fall to two-week low as hopes fade for big Fed rate cut, tech stocks drag Asian stocks fell to their lowest levels in two and a half weeks on Tuesday as hopes dwindled for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve at the end of the month, while technology companies were pulled lower by Apple Inc's overnight slu...
07:39, 07/09/2019

Oil prices boosted by expectations of Fed rate cut Oil prices rose for a fourth day on Tuesday on optimism the U.S. Federal Reserve will this week cut interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years, supporting fuel consumption in the world's biggest oil user....
14:52, 07/30/2019

Oil rises on expectations of Fed rate cut, another U.S. crude drawdown Oil prices rose on Tuesday, on track to close at a two-week high, on optimism the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this week for the first time in more than 10 years, boosting demand expectations in the world's biggest oil user....
19:13, 07/30/2019

Reined-in rate-cut expectations, Iran tensions hit S&P 500 U.S. stock indexes sloshed between small gains and losses Friday after Microsoft, American Express and other big companies offered up a mixed set of earnings reports...
23:39, 07/19/2019

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback declined against many major currencies....
01:52, 06/04/2019

Oil jumps 1.5% on expectations of Fed rate cut, supply drawdown Oil prices rose for a fourth day on Tuesday on optimism the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years, supporting fuel consumption in the world's biggest oil user....
00:26, 07/31/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX rise; Argentine stocks scale record high Latin American stocks and currencies surged on Tuesday with a dovish boost from the European Central Bank and positive headlines from the U.S.-China trade tensions boosting sentiment. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks jumped 2%, while its ind...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Wall Street retreats as rate cut expectations ease U.S. stocks declined on Friday, as the S&P 500 retreated after closing at a record for three straight sessions, following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that caused investors to rethink how dovish a turn the Federal Reserve may take....
20:52, 07/05/2019

Wall Street dips as rate cut expectations relax U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes, following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
12:26, 07/06/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold falls over 1% as Fed tempers expectations of big rate cut Gold prices fell more than 1% on Wednesday, retreating from a six-year peak scaled in the previous session, on signs the U.S. Federal Reserve will not resort to a big interest rate cut in July....
15:39, 06/26/2019

Wall Street rises as Fed's Williams cements rate-cut expectations U.S. stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams helped cement expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Dow futures rise on expectations for the Fed to lower rates this month U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Wednesday as investors bet on a potential rate cut from the Federal Reserve later this month after the release of weaker-than-expected economic data....
14:39, 07/03/2019

Match Group Shares Rise as Company Outperforms Expectations Match Group’s shares rose nearly 18% in after-hours trading Tuesday as the company posted higher-than-expected profit and sales in the latest quarter....
06:13, 08/07/2019

Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
05:39, 06/05/2019

Procter & Gamble sales, profit beat expectations; shares rise Procter & Gamble Co's quarterly revenue and profit beat Wall Street expectations on Tuesday, boosted by price hikes and strong demand for its beauty products such as SK-II and Olay, sending its shares up about 4% before the opening bell....
14:52, 07/30/2019

Iran Says It Has Seized Another Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf State news media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps had seized a ship smuggling fuel to Arab countries and had detained the foreign crew....
21:00, 08/04/2019

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vital route for oil shipping, have grown after Iran announced it had impounded a foreign tanker it said ...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Here's the possible fallout from the Gulf of Oman tanker explosions The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner and a CNBC contributor, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was quoted as saying on Tuesday by the semi-official news agency ISNA....
22:39, 07/16/2019

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf State news media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps had seized a ship smuggling fuel to Arab countries and detained the foreign crew....
13:00, 08/04/2019

Asia stocks dip after Fed tapers aggressive easing expectations Asian stocks dipped on Wednesday and the dollar inched up from three-month lows after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations in the markets for aggressive monetary easing....
07:39, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
23:26, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck. In this video, one of the tankers can be seen on fire but still afloatTw...
20:26, 06/13/2019

UK-flagged tanker stopped in Gulf reported 'safe and well' UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager which halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well", a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed reports its Revolutionary Guards had seized the vessel....
16:15, 07/06/2019

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
23:52, 06/14/2019

Oil rises after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West over the safety of shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway for energy exports....
15:39, 07/18/2019

Oil rises 1% after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose about 1% on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West over the safety of shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway for energy exports....
13:39, 07/18/2019

UK-flagged tanker reported 'safe and well' after stop in Gulf The UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager that halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well," a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed reports its Revolutionary Guards had seized the vessel....
18:42, 07/06/2019

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oil tanker in Gulf waters....
14:26, 07/11/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls as expectations for hefty Fed cut trimmed Wall Street's main indexes edged lower on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month....
22:26, 07/19/2019

Asia Pacific stocks set to trade lower on expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia were poised to trade lower on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected in its monetary policy announcement next week....
01:39, 07/26/2019

Iran reports seizure of British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iranian authorities have seized a British-flagged oil tanker and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. Neighboring Saudi Arabia has announced plans to host US troops to boost regional security....
04:00, 07/20/2019

Norwegian Tanker Attacked In Gulf Of Oman, 3 Explosions Reported The crews of two oil tankers were evacuated off the coast of Iran on Thursday after they were reportedly attacked and caught fire in the Gulf of Oman, sending world oil prices soaring....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Iranian boats 'harass' British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them, U.S. officials said....
04:00, 07/11/2019

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss what the possible fallout....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker owners DHT and Heidmar halt new bookings to Mid-East Gulf Oil tanker owners DHT Holdings and Heidmar have suspended new bookings to the Mid-East Gulf, three ship brokers said, following suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday....
15:26, 06/13/2019

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
03:26, 07/11/2019

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss what this might mean for business and the markets....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: TV Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West....
03:26, 08/05/2019

P&O cuts cruises to Gulf over seizure of British-flagged oil tanker Thousands of holidaymakers today had cruises in the Arabian Gulf and around Dubai cancelled by P&O in response to the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
18:39, 08/08/2019

UK defence minister rebuffs criticism over tanker seized in Gulf Tobias Ellwood denies Britain took ‘eye off the ball’ and says priority is to reduce tensionsThe defence minister, Tobias Ellwood, has rejected the charge that a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf could have been better protected, and ...
12:13, 07/21/2019

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said.        ...
11:26, 07/11/2019

Oil gains on U.S. economic data, Gulf crude tanker dispute Oil prices inched up on Friday, ending the week higher after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data brightened the crude demand outlook and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz threatened supply....
02:52, 07/27/2019

Tanker Kokuka Courageous damaged in Gulf incident: manager The Kokuka Courageous tanker was damaged in a security incident in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, a spokesman for the vessel's manager BSM Ship Management (Singapore) said....
11:13, 06/13/2019

Frontline says its Front Altair tanker on fire in Gulf of Oman -VG The Norwegian shipping firm Frontline confirmed on Thursday that its oil tanker Front Altair was on fire after an incident in the Gulf of Oman, Norwegian newspaper VG reported, quoting a company spokesman....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Iran: Foreign tanker in Gulf seized, sailors detained Iran seized a foreign tanker carrying about 185,000 gallons of fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained seven sailors from different nationalities according to the country's Revolutionary Guards....
22:39, 08/04/2019

In Gulf Tanker Crisis, Iran Tries to Avoid Alienating Allies Iran’s disruptions of Persian Gulf oil shipments are putting the country’s leaders in a difficult position as they retaliate against foes while trying not to irritate their few remaining allies....
19:00, 08/08/2019

Iranian boats harass British tanker in the Gulf: US officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them, U.S. officials said....
06:00, 07/11/2019

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling fuel."...
22:39, 07/18/2019

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government said in a statement....
10:00, 07/11/2019

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a statement....
11:26, 07/11/2019

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
15:26, 07/27/2019

UK Plans To Send European-Led Gulf Force After Iran Seizes Its Tanker Britain on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in a dramatic escalation of tensions in the......
07:39, 07/23/2019

U.K. Seeks to Ease Tensions in Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker (Bloomberg) — The U.K. sought to lower tensions after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, an incident that increased friction in one of the world’s critical energy chokepoints. The U.K. demanded the immedia...
22:26, 07/21/2019

Japan shipping company Kokuka Sangyo says its tanker was attacked in Gulf The president of the Japanese shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd said one of its tankers had been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, its president told reporters at a news conference....
14:26, 06/13/2019

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and saying the ordnance looked Iranian in origin....
20:39, 06/19/2019

Iran dismisses reports about seizure of a British oil tanker in Gulf: IRIB Iran has dismissed as "fabricated" reports of the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Iran's IRIB news agency quoted unnamed sources as saying....
16:15, 07/06/2019

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump administration and Iranian leaders....
23:52, 06/13/2019

US Navy Says Mine Fragments Suggest Iran Behind Gulf Tanker Attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and......
03:39, 06/20/2019

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, state TV reports Iran has seized another foreign oil tanker in the Gulf, the country’s state TV reported on Sunday, accusing it of smuggling fuel to Arab states and adding that seven sailors on board the tanker had been detained. “The IRGC’s naval f...
01:00, 08/05/2019

Europe stocks close higher after China data meets expectations; Galapagos up 18% European stocks returned to positive territory Monday afternoon, during a choppy session amid worries China's economy is slowing due to a trade war with the U.S....
01:00, 07/16/2019

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz....
12:00, 07/20/2019

Latest on suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Here is the latest from Reuters on suspected attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which a fifth of the Middle East's oil is shipped:...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Oil shippers boost security after mysterious attacks in Gulf DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A series of attacks on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf has ratcheted up tensions between the U.S. and Iran — and raised fears over the safety of one of Asia’s most vital energy trade routes, where about a fi...
08:13, 06/20/2019

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman Sailors evacuated from two tankers in distress near the strategic Strait of HormuzTwo oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region wer...
14:00, 06/13/2019

US blames Iran for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes that Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf. Pompeo said at a news conference Thursday in Washington that the attacks on the ship...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Persian Gulf tanker incidents could cut traffic, raise shippers’ costs: experts On Friday, Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the narrow passageway that carries one-fifth of the world's crude exports and a second Liberian-flagged ship was briefly detained....
01:52, 07/21/2019

Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf: navy commander Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker, which is currently in Gibraltar, Iran's navy commander said on Sunday....
17:00, 08/18/2019

U.S. Navy says mine fragments, magnet point to Iran in Gulf tanker attack The United States Navy on Wednesday displayed limpet mine fragments and a magnet it said it had removed from one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week, saying the mines bore a striking resemblance to Iranian ones....
15:00, 06/19/2019

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether they could now return to the vessel....
16:52, 06/14/2019

UAE believes a state was behind tanker attacks Early findings of investigation into May incident does not specifically blame IranThe United Arab Emirates has told UN members that a state was likely to be behind “sophisticated and coordinated” attacks on four tankers off its coast last month.The a...
12:39, 06/07/2019

China's farm stocks defy Sino-U.S. trade rout on local demand expectations The fresh escalation in the long-running Sino-U.S. trade dispute prompted a sharp selloff in Chinese markets last week with the yuan and banking and tech stocks hit particularly hard though some sectors, like farming, managed to outperform....
09:39, 05/20/2019

Damaged Tankers Reach Safe Waters After Gulf Attacks Two damaged tankers arrived safely Sunday at locations off the Emirati coast after they were rocked by explosions in Gulf waters, in an incident Saudi Arabia blamed on its regional arch-rival Iran....
15:13, 06/17/2019

US general urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Paul Selva calls for international consensus as deterrent to further attacks while Pompeo stresses Trump does not want war with IranA top US general has called on other nations to help safeguard tanker traffic in the Persian Gulf following a spate of...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Britain blames Iran for attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Britain blamed Iran and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying no other state or non-state actor could have been responsible....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Iran-US dispute grows over attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Tensions remain high as Arab League calls for restraint – and Labour warns of UK being drawn into conflictDivisions over responsibility for last week’s attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman deepened this weekend amid warnings over the danger ...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Factbox: Latest on suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Here is the latest from Reuters on suspected attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:...
14:26, 06/13/2019

John Bolton to present his evidence that Iran was behind Gulf attacks Trump national security advisor says he can show evidence as early as next weekThe US national security advisor, John Bolton, has said he is to present evidence to the UN security council as early as next week that he claims will show Iran was behind...
19:13, 05/30/2019

Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman....
09:52, 06/13/2019

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News....
03:52, 06/14/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf-Fars news Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency....
10:00, 07/11/2019

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
15:26, 07/18/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf - Fars news Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
10:00, 07/11/2019

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assessment of the Trump administration....
07:13, 06/15/2019

The US blamed Iran for the tanker attacks. Here's what the Navy could do next It will likely take days, weeks or even months for the military to go through the forensics needed to find out exactly who is behind the attack, but one expert says, "Iran's ships are very exposed."...
16:13, 06/14/2019

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blame...
22:13, 06/13/2019

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despite disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz, Oil Minister......
02:39, 06/18/2019

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that was attacked on June 13 in the Gulf of Oman, as Washington blames Tehran for the att...
02:13, 06/18/2019

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
16:39, 06/15/2019

The Latest: EU seeks more information on oil tanker attacks TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 1:45 p.m. European Union foreign ministers are still looking for more information on who might be behind the a...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "worrying."...
19:39, 06/14/2019

John Bolton says Iran is 'almost certainly' behind oil tanker 'attacks' US President Trump's national security adviser did not provide evidence but claimed Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Tehran called the accusation "laughable."...
15:52, 05/29/2019

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the finger at Iran, but European diplomats say they need more evidence....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Oil Jumps After Tanker Attacks in Middle East Crude prices climbed sharply after an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz, where over a third of the world’s shipped oil passes through....
16:52, 06/13/2019

John Bolton says UAE tanker attacks were 'almost certainly from Iran' Tensions have spiked this month following the tanker attack, which UAE authorities described as sabotage, and a subsequent drone attack on Saudi oil pumping stations claimed by Iranian-backed Yemeni Houthi rebels....
10:26, 05/29/2019

Bolton Says Iran Is Likely Responsible for Oil Tanker Attacks John R. Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind reported attacks on ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
12:00, 05/29/2019

Multinational investigation says 'state actor' responsible for attacks on Gulf oil tankers The initial findings of an international investigation into attacks on four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in May has concluded that a "state actor" is the most likely culprit....
12:13, 06/07/2019

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews have been evacuated, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
11:13, 06/13/2019

Saudi foreign minister: Attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with 'firmness' Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Wednesday that attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with "strength and firmness" and that more efforts were needed to combat the activities of the groups that carried them out....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Iran seizes oil tanker carrying 'smuggled fuel' in Persian Gulf, state media reports Iran's Revolutionary Guard last week seized an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that was supposedly carrying "smuggled fuel" from Iran, state media reported Sunday....
17:52, 08/04/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
19:26, 07/22/2019

UAE Says "Sophisticated" Tanker Attacks Likely Work Of A State Actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated......
14:39, 06/07/2019

UAE claims 'state actor' carried out tanker attacks Initial investigations into "sophisticated" attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz point to a "state actor," said the United Arab Emirates. The US has claimed Iran is behind incidents that damaged four vessels....
07:13, 06/07/2019

U.N. chief condemns tanker attacks, says facts must be established United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze and both adrift, warning that the world cannot afford "a major confrontation in the Gulf region."...
17:13, 06/13/2019

Pompeo again blames Iran for tanker attacks but insists 'we don't want war' ‘President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war’US secretary of state claims ‘lots of evidence’ of Iran culpabilityThe United States does not want to go to war with Iran, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said on Sunday, following an a...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
03:52, 06/17/2019

UAE says 'sophisticated' tanker attacks likely the work of a state actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated operation," most likely by a state actor....
01:39, 06/07/2019

Oil tanker attacks will inflame conflict between the US, its allies and Iran The explosions, on a vital passageway for the world’s oil supply, may prove Trump’s policy of coercion has backfiredThe explosions were bigger and the damage more extensive. But the message and its means of delivery have some similarities.Thursday’s ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks 'state-sponsored' The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were "state-sponsored."...
15:52, 06/15/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather than Iranian forces themselves, a U.S. official familiar with the latest U.S. assessments said on Tu...
18:26, 05/14/2019

Germany: U.S video not enough to attribute blame over oil tanker attacks A video provided by the United States is not sufficient to prove that Iran is behind the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Friday....
16:52, 06/14/2019

Germany says there is 'strong evidence' Iran behind tanker attacks Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is "strong evidence" Iran carried out attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. She also warned Iran of consequences if it violated the 2015 international nuclear deal....
19:13, 06/18/2019

U.S. to Send 1,000 Additional Troops to the Mideast Over Tanker Attacks The Trump administration will send about 1,000 more American troops to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. “I have authorized approximately 1,000 additional troops for defensive purposes to address air, naval...
08:52, 06/18/2019

John Bolton says mines ‘almost certainly from Iran’ behind oil tanker attacks National security adviser John Bolton said the U.S. believes Iranian naval mines are the cause of recent attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates....
04:26, 05/30/2019

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has again ratcheted up fears of military conflict....
16:13, 06/14/2019

Iran denies involvement in apparent oil tanker attacks Iran’s UN Mission said Thursday that they “categorically reject” the assertion by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that they’re responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. In a statement, the mission added that the country is commit...
04:39, 06/14/2019

Corbyn criticised as 'pathetic' over response to oil tanker attacks Jeremy Corbyn has been called "pathetic" after saying the government needed to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers....
13:39, 06/15/2019

Latest on tanker attacks south of the Strait of Hormuz Iran has rejected U.S. accusations that it was to blame for attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz after the incident raised concerns about a new confrontation in the Gulf, a vital oil shipping route....
14:52, 06/14/2019

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
06:52, 07/13/2019

Oil prices rise ahead of expected U.S. interest rate cut Oil prices extended overnight gains on Tuesday amid widespread expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade this week....
03:13, 07/30/2019

Oil up $2 on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices gained $2 a barrel on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories shrank more than expected and as major producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of an expected storm....
19:52, 07/10/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to reports....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Iranian IRGC boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
04:00, 07/11/2019

Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. ....
20:39, 06/15/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. But he’s also hoping that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon con...
06:52, 06/15/2019

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
04:26, 06/14/2019

Britain, US and allies to hold talks over Iran tanker attacks Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News understands....
17:52, 07/24/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
21:26, 05/25/2019

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month, describing it as part of a "campaign" by Tehran driving new U.S. deployments....
19:52, 05/24/2019

EU calls for maximum restraint as U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks The European Union called on Friday for maximum restraint amid mounting tensions over U.S. accusations against Iran over attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
13:13, 06/14/2019

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Saudis to Back OPEC Output Cuts, Despite Tanker Attacks Saudi Arabia is set to push for OPEC to cut oil output in the second half of the year, as signs of slowing global demand for crude outweigh threats of war and worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East....
10:52, 06/18/2019

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of responsibility for recent attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Trump said IranR...
19:39, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed to have carried out a drone attack on Saudi facilities. The incidents stoked rising fears of a military clash with Iran....
15:00, 05/14/2019

U.N. chief condemns oil tanker attacks, says independent probe needed United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters on Friday the truth needed to be established after two oil tankers were attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, adding that the international body condemned the attack....
18:39, 06/14/2019

Trump says ready to hold talks with Iran despite tanker attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ready to launch talks with Iran whenever it was ready, even as he blamed Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
16:52, 06/14/2019

US-Iran tensions escalate after tanker attacks — Five experts on what to watch The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, Iran denied the responsibility. Five experts discuss what could happen to the oil market and the U.S.-Iran relationship if more conflicts arise....
22:26, 06/14/2019

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "Suspicious", Wants Regional Talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional dialogue to avoid tensions....
14:39, 06/13/2019

UAE says it will show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran's behavior a concern The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to de-escalation during a "difficult situation" caused by Iranian behavior in the region, a senior official said on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Tanker attacks seen as calibrated but risky Iranian response to U.S. sanctions If, despite its firm denials, Iran was behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf last week and a further four last month, they represent a calibrated yet risky pushback against a U.S. sanctions squeeze, regional experts say....
15:26, 06/18/2019

Pompeo blames Iran for tanker attacks, says US does not want war but will take action if needed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday President Trump’s claim that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz and that the United States is ready to take action if necessary....
21:13, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the r...
10:13, 06/16/2019

UK joins US in accusing Iran of tanker attacks as crew held Trump says incident involving two vessels in Gulf of Oman has ‘Iran written all over it’ The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman this week, as the UK also joined in formally blaming the cou...
23:00, 06/14/2019

UAE calls for Arab unity at 'critical' time after tanker attacks The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that "critical circumstances" in the region require a united Gulf Arab and Arab stand, amid heightened tensions with Iran following last week's attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the UAE....
03:00, 05/19/2019

Factbox: Latest on tanker attacks south of Strait of Hormuz Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:...
17:13, 06/13/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, according to a Norwegian insurers' report seen by Reuters....
18:52, 05/17/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf....
20:26, 06/13/2019

California’s Vaccination Rate Slips as Medical Exemptions Rise The state tried to lift measles vaccination rates by blocking parents from opting out based on personal beliefs. But then medical exemptions started to rise....
19:52, 06/07/2019

Bank of England warns of interest rate rise over next three years A rise in growth above 1.5% in 2020 and 2021 would be enough for the economy to begin overheatingBank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that a modest recovery over the next three years will warrant higher interest rates than financial market...
23:39, 05/02/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Financials, property elevate Dubai, most of Gulf up Dubai's stock market rose sharply on Wednesday, buoyed by financial and real estate shares, to lead gains in most major Gulf bourses. Dubai's index closed 1.8% higher with all its real estate shares gaining. Blue-chip developer Emaar Propertie...
16:26, 05/22/2019

Oil jumps 3% on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices jumped 3% on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories shrank more than expected and as major producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of an expected storm....
17:52, 07/10/2019

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the Revolutionary Guard’s third seizure of a vessel in recent weeks and the latest show of strengt...
19:52, 08/04/2019

Ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/10/ransomware-attacks-marquardt-dnt-tsr-vpx.cnn_2603699_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US government entities are on the rise. CNN’s Alex Marquardt reports. Source:...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and the criminals are winning Ransomware attacks, which see which see individuals and organisations locked out of their data unless they pay up, are on the rise and raking in huge profits...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
16:52, 06/14/2019

UAE accuses 'state actor' for tanker attacks, but stops just short of Iran The United Arab Emirates stopped just short of blatantly blaming Iran for “sabotage attacks” on four tankers off its coast on May 12, but told the UN Security Council in a closed meeting this week that a “state actor” was almost the orchestrator....
00:52, 06/08/2019

UAE foreign minister says Iran fingerprints clear on oil tanker attacks: Arabiya TV UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahya said Iran's fingerprints were clear on the attacks on oil tankers on May 12, Arabiya TV reported on Saturday....
13:13, 06/15/2019

In UAE for security talks, John Bolton blames Iran for tanker attacks In the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss security matters with allies, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton blamed Iran for attacks against oil tankers off the coast of the UAE this month....
15:39, 05/29/2019

Iran dismisses U.S. remarks that its naval mines likely used in UAE tanker attacks: Fars Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely used in attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month....
12:52, 05/29/2019

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a...
15:52, 06/15/2019

Saudi crown prince calls for 'decisive stand' on tanker attacks Saudi Arabia's crown prince called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" toward attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route, which he blamed on Iran during an interview with Saudi-owned Asharq Al-Awsat....
10:13, 06/16/2019

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being...
15:00, 06/16/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S. sources believe encouraged Sunday's attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region, according to an interview with the Saudi-owned Asharq al-Awsat newspaper....
10:13, 06/16/2019

Report on tanker attacks to be presented to U.N. Security Council: Sky News Arabia The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will present to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday the results of a joint probe into attacks targeting four tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, UAE-owned channel Sky News Arabia reported....
12:52, 06/06/2019

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoff 9.31am BST It’s mostly fairly quiet on the UK’s large- and mid-cap equity indices, with one notable exception: Kier Group shares have fallen by 17% to near 20-year lows. 9.20am BST Some...
10:39, 06/14/2019

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday....
03:26, 06/19/2019

Trump slams Iran as ‘nation of terror,’ blames it for oil tanker attacks President Trump on Friday called Iran a “nation of terror” as he rejected the Islamic Republic’s denials that it was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz. “Iran did do it,” Trump said on “Fox & Friends” hours after th...
21:26, 06/14/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Iran took mine off tanker targeted in attacks, US officials say with video release The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
13:13, 06/14/2019

Iranian lawmaker blames 'Israeli mischief' for tanker attacks off UAE coast The tanker attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates were "Israeli mischief," an Iranian parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....
14:13, 05/14/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were...
05:13, 06/18/2019

U.S. focus is to build global consensus after Mideast oil tanker attacks: Shanahan U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is focused on building international consensus following attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East that the United States has blamed https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-attacks/trump-blames-iran-for...
22:13, 06/14/2019

Iran slams U.S., calls claims of tanker attacks ‘economic terrorism’ The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
13:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation....
02:26, 06/20/2019

Energy industry's carbon emissions rise at fastest rate in nearly a decade BP report reveals that swings in global temperatures are increasing the use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry rose by the fastest rate in almost a decade in 2018 after surprise swings in global temperatures stoked extra ...
17:13, 06/11/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt snaps losing streak while most of Gulf slips Egypt's stock market ended six straight days of losses on Wednesday, while Gulf bourses mostly dropped as regional political concerns persisted. Egypt's blue-chip index traded 1.3% higher. El Sewedy Electric and real estate investment...
15:39, 06/26/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets mixed but Saudi outperforms on banks Saudi Arabian stocks were lifted on Monday as most of its banking shares rose amid rising oil prices, while other Middle Eastern bourses in the region were lacklustre. Crude oil prices rose following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Ye...
17:39, 08/19/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil, geopolitical tensions weigh on Saudi; most Gulf markets down Saudi Arabia's stock market fell on Tuesday for the fourth straight day, weakened by a combination of lower oil prices and geopolitical tension in the Middle East, while Egypt's blue-chip index was buoyed by its largest lender. The Saudi index wa...
16:39, 05/07/2019

Oil prices jump 4.5% on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose 4.5% a barrel on Wednesday to their highest level in more than a month after U.S. crude inventories shrank and as major producers cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico production ahead of an expected storm....
23:13, 07/10/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf markets sag on escalating U.S.-China trade war Major Middle Eastern stock markets fell on Tuesday, led lower by financial stocks and mirroring losses in global markets triggered by the U.S. calling China a currency manipulator in a rapi...
15:52, 08/06/2019

Stocks gain on Fed rate cut optimism; oil drops A gauge of global stocks advanced on Thursday, erasing declines on a late rally after comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve policymaker heightened expectations for a rate cut, while oil prices dropped on forecasts of rising output....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Stocks surge after Fed signals probable rate cut Wall Street just got a shot in the arm from the Federal Reserve. Stocks notched fresh highs — with the S&P briefly topping 3,000 for the first time ever — after the Fed signaled it’s poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a deca...
06:26, 07/11/2019

Asia stocks dip on likely smaller Fed rate cut, oil gains Asia stocks eased on Monday as investors reduced expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following an Iranian seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices....
05:39, 07/22/2019

Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise Targeted ransomware attacks on local US government entities -- cities, police stations and schools -- are on the rise, costing localities millions as some pay off the perpetrators in an effort to untangle themselves and restore vital systems....
04:26, 05/11/2019

Trump blames Iran for oil tanker attacks and calls country a 'nation of terror' Iran’s foreign minister said US made allegations without ‘factual or circumstance evidence’ hours before Trump’s Fox News interviewDonald Trump has blamed Iran for recent attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, describing the ...
18:13, 06/14/2019

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was shot down by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen in recent day....
00:39, 06/16/2019

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" adopted by a so-called B Team, which he has said includes U.S. national security adviser John Bolton....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter riv...
19:26, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
03:39, 06/16/2019

U.S. consults allies on how to protect shipping in wake of tanker attacks: senior U.S. official The United States is discussing with its allies a variety of options on how to protect international shipping in the Gulf of Oman in the wake of tanker attacks that Washington has blamed on Iran, senior Trump administration officials said on Thursday...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats to the kingdom, according to......
02:52, 06/16/2019

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
01:52, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
02:26, 05/25/2019

Dan Crenshaw slams Obama adviser for doubting Iran to blame for oil tanker attacks Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning whether Iran was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week....
22:13, 06/15/2019

Markets Right Now: US stocks rise for the 3rd day in a row NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks marched higher on Wall Street for the third straight day, erasing most of the plunge they took at the start of the week on worries about the worsening tr...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
22:52, 06/11/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi extends gains as global rally lifts most of Gulf Saudi Arabia's stock market rose for a fifth straight day on Monday as most major Gulf bourses gained, reflecting positive global market sentiment after the United States and China reached a trade war truce. Saudi's index was up 0.4% with banks l...
15:39, 07/01/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks bolster Saudi; most major Gulf markets mixed Saudi Arabia's stock market rose on Wednesday buoyed by its banking stocks recovering from recent losses, while major Gulf markets were mixed in subdued trading....
12:39, 05/15/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Global rally propels Gulf markets; Saudis lead All major Gulf markets gained on Thursday, reflecting a global equity rally, amid hopes for a U.S.-China trade truce, with Saudi shares getting a further boost from after limits were lowered on foreign share ownership. Saudi's stock index was up ...
16:39, 06/27/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade tensions, weak oil pressure most major Gulf markets The Abu Dhabi and Dubai stock markets dropped sharply on Thursday, affected by global trade tensions and falling oil prices, which sent most Middle Eastern bourses sliding. The Abu Dhabi index fell 1.4 percent, declining...
15:52, 05/09/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf markets slide after suspected attack on tankers All major Gulf stock markets dropped on Thursday after suspected attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, with a missile strike by Yemen's Houthi rebels on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia also weighing on risk sentiment....
12:00, 06/13/2019

China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
15:26, 06/14/2019

Japan stocks end higher, supported by U.S. rate cut hopes Japanese stocks rose on Thursday, tracking Wall Street's gains on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will start cutting interest rates after the latest data signalled a slowdown in the U.S. economy....
12:00, 07/04/2019

Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as ...
01:26, 06/21/2019

US STOCKS-Futures advance on growing hopes of a rate cut U.S. stock index futures pointed to further gains on Wednesday, after the indexes racked up their biggest one-day gains in five months in the prior session, fueled by rising hopes the Federal Reserve would cut rates to counter any hit from spiraling ...
14:52, 06/05/2019

Fed rate cut bets lift stocks, dollar steadies Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented expectations for one, fuelling appetite for risky assets and capping the dollar....
12:00, 07/19/2019

US STOCKS-Futures push higher on rate cut optimism U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Friday, with Wall Street looking set to extend this week's strong run after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's dovish remarks boosted bets of an interest rate cut this month....
14:39, 07/12/2019

Global Stocks Fall as U.S. Rate-Cut Prospects Recede Share indexes fell on Monday, as the strength of the U.S. labor market prompted investors to reconsider how far and how fast the Federal Reserve might cut interest rates....
09:52, 07/08/2019

Stocks End Week Lower as Fed Signals Small Rate Cut U.S. stocks wavered in the past week, torn between mixed corporate earnings reports and shifting expectations of Federal Reserve intervention later this month....
22:39, 07/19/2019

Stocks fall on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July....
21:39, 07/08/2019

Attacks on referees on the rise in German amateur soccer leagues The German Football Association has said thousands of referees were verbally and physically attacked during the 2018/2019 season. Players also suffered violence and discrimination the association said....
22:26, 07/09/2019

France reports rise in anti-LGBT attacks, other infractions PARIS (AP) — France is seeing a rise in reported attacks and other abuse targeting members of the LGBT community. The French Interior Ministry said in a statement Tuesday that it registered 1,378 infractions based on sexual orientation last year, a r...
12:39, 05/14/2019

United Arab Emirates Diplomat Says Evidence Shows Tanker Attacks Were ‘State-Sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zaye...
16:26, 06/15/2019

Global Stocks Rise After Selloff Global stocks recovered some of their poise after a big move away from riskier assets and into the safety of government bonds on Thursday saw Treasury yields hit their lowest levels since late 2017....
15:26, 05/24/2019

Stocks Rise on GDP Data, Earnings U.S. stocks rose after a set of strong premarket earnings reports and as new data showed the domestic economy posted healthy growth in the second quarter....
16:26, 07/26/2019

Oil prices rise for fifth day after U.S. stocks decline Oil prices rose for a fifth day on Wednesday, buoyed by a bigger than expected drop in U.S. inventories and as investors awaited a widely expected cut in interest rates by the Federal Reserve, the first in more than 10 years....
05:39, 07/31/2019

Trump tariff threat pushes up chance for Fed rate cuts as recession risks rise If President Donald Trump proceeds with new tariffs on China, he may very well get the deeper rate cuts he is seeking from the Fed but also odds of a recession will rise....
00:00, 08/02/2019

Coast Guard Academy experiences rise in sexual assault, highest rate in a decade Nearly half of female cadets at the academy said they were sexually harassed, while one in eight women experienced unwanted sexual contact.        ...
04:13, 07/04/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets bounce back from early losses, Kuwait rallies Most Gulf markets recovered from earlier losses on Monday to close higher, with Saudi lifted by financial shares and Kuwait rising for the eighth straight session following MSCI's decision to include the country in its...
17:26, 07/08/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade war truce lifts Gulf markets, Dubai leads gains Most major Gulf markets gained on Sunday, reacting to positive global market sentiment after the United States and China agreed to a trade war truce at the G20 meeting. The two powers agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after U.S. Pre...
17:26, 06/30/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends lower on property, banking as Gulf markets mixed Dubai's stock market closed down on Sunday, dragged lower by property and banking shares as Gulf markets ended the day mixed amid rising geopolitical tensions that have shaken investor confidence. Dubai's main index fell 2.2%, led by a 3.1% decl...
23:39, 05/19/2019

Stocks in Asia set to trade higher; Fed signals potential rate cut Stocks in Asia were set to trade higher on Tuesday amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Fed rate-cut signal sends stocks up, bond yields and dollar down World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was likely to cut interest rates next month. The dollar fell and benchmark bond yields dropped to multi-year lows....
14:00, 06/20/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St gains ground on rate cut hopes The benchmark S&P 500 closed higher on Wednesday after briefly crossing the 3,000-point mark for the first time following dovish remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell boosting the case for an interest rate cut this month....
22:26, 07/10/2019

Fed rate cut hopes, Microsoft lift stocks; dollar bounces A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday as investors expect an aggressively dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting and as early returns on earnings season have been better than anticipated....
18:26, 07/19/2019

Global stocks down as big rate cut hopes fade, dollar rises A gauge of global stocks declined after early gains dissipated on Friday as expectations for a strongly dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting were dialed back, pushing the dollar higher....
22:52, 07/19/2019

Stocks slip, dollar drifts after Fed cools rate cut bets The dollar nursed overnight gains while Europe's share markets struggled early on, after the U.S. central bank dampened bets that it might be readying its first interest rate cut in years....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Stocks rally on expected Fed rate cuts; euro on defensive Asian stocks advanced on Thursday, tracking solid gains on Wall Street as data pointed to slowing economic growth in the United States, bolstering the prospect of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve as soon as this month....
06:00, 07/04/2019

Stocks rally on bets of Fed rate cuts; euro wobbles Asian stocks advanced on Thursday, tracking solid gains on Wall Street as weak economic data in the United States bolstered the prospect of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve as soon as this month....
10:52, 07/04/2019

Global stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July....
07:39, 07/09/2019

Australian stocks set to slip; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Australia were set to decline at the open on Thursday, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in interest rates at this moment....
02:13, 05/02/2019

Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated lower U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve meets next week on the back of poor jobs data....
15:13, 06/10/2019

Dow, U.S. stocks hit record highs on rate cut hopes ahead of July 4th The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished at record highs on Wednesday, boosted by thin trading and the prospect of three dovish central bank nominees.       ...
20:52, 07/03/2019

Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, crude climbs Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following Iran's seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices....
06:39, 07/22/2019

Fed rate cuts could help cheap U.S. small-cap stocks gain favor Shares of smaller U.S. companies have gotten cheap over the past year, significantly lagging their large-cap counterparts, and could be poised for a turnaround following a highly anticipated interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
20:00, 07/31/2019

Global stocks fall, dollar, yields climb as Fed rate cut seen less likely Global equity markets declined for a second straight day on Thursday while the dollar and bond yields rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell caused investors to alter expectations for a rate cut by the central bank this year....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Stocks Fall as Powell Signals Patience on Rate Cuts Major U.S. stock indexes slid after the Federal Reserve showed caution on future interest-rate cuts shortly after the central bank eased rates for the first time in a decade....
02:52, 08/01/2019

ECB, Fed rate cut hopes lift global stocks, sterling sags Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European U...
09:26, 07/23/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks, but Japan casts doubt and asks for more proof Mohammed bin Salman called on the international community to take a “decisive stance” against what he called Iranian expansionism. Japanese officials remained unconvinced of Iran’s role in the gulf attacks, local media reported....
16:00, 06/16/2019

Password Stealing Malware Attacks Rise 60 Percent in H1 2019: Kaspersky The use of malware designed to harvest consumers digital data, known as password stealers, grew 60 percent in the first half of 2019, affecting a large number of users in India, showed data from......
17:26, 07/25/2019

Alligator attacks remain rare, but gator encounters are on the rise in Florida Alligators have been popping up all over Florida in recent weeks, and gator trappers are staying plenty busy.        ...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Markets Right Now: US stocks rise following gains in Europe NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street following big gains in Europe after the head of the European Central Bank said it was ready to cut interest rates an...
17:39, 06/18/2019

US STOCKS-Futures rise after better-than-expected earnings U.S. stock index futures inched higher on Tuesday lifted by a batch of largely upbeat earnings reports from companies including Coca-Cola and United Technologies, that soothed concerns over the pace of economic growth....
13:39, 07/23/2019

Stocks Rise in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
17:00, 05/27/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise again, though energy tanks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, although a sharp drop in the price of oil tempered the gains. Energy shares fell as the price of ...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Markets Right Now: US stocks rise in early trading NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as the market claws back some of the ground it lost in a big slide a day earlier. Technology and health care...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on US deal with Mexico NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising Monday as investors welcome a deal between the U.S. and Mexico that avoids the imposition of tariffs. General Motors gained 2.3% and Ford r...
16:26, 06/10/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains as financials rise Canada's main stock index rose in early trading on Tuesday, as the heavy-weight financial sector gained, but shrinking factory activity data in June kept investors from making bigger bets....
18:00, 07/02/2019

US STOCKS-Futures rise on hopes of accommodative Fed U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, as more dovish calls from the European Central Bank fueled expectations of a similar accommodative stance from the Federal Reserve....
15:39, 06/18/2019

Stocks rise on earnings; sterling falls A host of upbeat earnings pushed U.S. stocks higher on Tuesday and world stocks rose in anticipation of central bank easing, while pound sterling fell on the expected confirmation of hard-Brexit advocate Boris Johnson as Britain's next prime minister...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, S&P 500 just short of record NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending higher on Wall Street, erasing most of the market’s losses for the week and bringing the S&P 500 index close to the record high close it...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Ethanol Hits Five-Year Low as Stocks Rise Ethanol futures prices are trading at five-year lows, adding the corn-based fuel to the roster of agricultural commodities piling up in storage across the U.S....
18:00, 08/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
14:52, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 6-Oil rises as U.S. crude stocks fall, market awaits U.S. Fed rate cut * U.S.-China trade talks in Shanghai; expectations low (New throughout, updates prices, market activity, comments; new byline, changes dateline, previous LONDON)...
18:26, 07/31/2019

Stocks slide as rate cuts stoke fear of an economic slowdown Stocks are down in afternoon trading on Wall Street as fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China may stifle global economic growth. Investors sought shelter in bonds, gold and other safe-haven holdings...
21:26, 08/07/2019

Stocks Fall as Powell Signals Caution on Future Rate Cuts Major U.S. stock indexes’ losses steepened after the Federal Reserve said it would cut interest rates for the first time in a decade, as hopes for further rate cuts were dampened....
22:00, 07/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks up, dollar, bond yields down on Fed rate cut signal World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it was likely to cut interest rates next month, and the dollar and benchmark bond yields fell to multi-year lows....
13:00, 06/20/2019

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift sentiment, cyclical stocks Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday morning thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut in a boost to riskier assets....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Fed rate-cut signal sends stocks surging, wounds yields, dollar World stock markets surged on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield fell below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as soon as...
18:00, 06/20/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips as oil prices tumble, BoC rate decision awaited Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, as weak oil prices dragged down energy shares, while investors awaited an interest rate decision from the Bank of Canada....
17:26, 05/29/2019

Stocks' comeback rally pauses as traders await the Fed rate decision Stocks were little changed on Wednesday, putting the breaks on a month-long rally, as investors waited for the Federal Reserve's latest decision on monetary policy....
15:52, 06/19/2019

Global stocks gain, dollar weakens after Fed signals possible rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets strengthened on Wednesday, bolstered by gains on Wall Street, and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts over the rest of this year....
23:13, 06/19/2019

Global stocks gain, yields lower after Fed signals possible rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets added to gains on Wednesday and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the U.S. dollar fell after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year....
21:39, 06/19/2019

Wall Street stocks climb, dollar drops on rate-cut optimism U.S. stocks edged higher and the dollar fell as hopes rose for an imminent interest-rate cut, while oil futures were little changed as supply worries triggered by a tropical storm were offset by signs of a global surplus for several months....
18:13, 07/12/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher for second day on rate cut hopes U.S. stocks rose at the open on Wednesday after a report showed smallest monthly private jobs growth in May since 2010, raising bets that the central bank would lower interest rates to counter any economic slowdown....
17:13, 06/05/2019

Stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed chief shores up rate cut prospects World stocks rose, global bond yields fell and the dollar weakened after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations the Fed would cut U.S. interest rates soon....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Asian stocks fall as trade worries linger before Fed's rate decision Asian stocks fell broadly Wednesday, after US President Donald Trump criticized China in a series of tweets, adding to worries over trade negotiations that resumed recently in Shanghai....
06:00, 07/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July. U.S. equities resumed...
01:39, 07/09/2019

Dented Fed rate cut hopes drag on stocks; dollar, yields climb Global equity markets declined for a second straight day on Thursday while the dollar and bond yields rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell caused investors to lower expectations for a rate cut by the U.S. central bank this ...
00:26, 05/03/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as ...
23:52, 06/20/2019

Global stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated lower U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve meets next week on the back of poor jobs data....
13:13, 06/10/2019

Stocks cheer trade reprieve, bonds reconsider rate cuts Stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, leading investors to pare wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks....
12:26, 07/01/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street gains as investors eye rate cuts The S&P 500 ended higher on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon this week....
22:52, 07/22/2019

Anti-Semitic attacks rise worldwide in 2018, led by U.S., west Europe: study Anti-Semitic attacks worldwide rose 13 percent in 2018 from the previous year, with the highest number of incidents reported in major Western democracies including the United States, France, Britain and Germany, an annual study showed on Wednesday....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Global Stocks Rise Ahead of ECB Policy Decision European stocks followed Asian indexes higher ahead of the ECB meeting, where hints of fresh stimulus to boost the eurozone economy are widely expected....
12:39, 07/25/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures up as gold prices rise Futures for Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, as rising hopes of rate cuts from the U.S. Federal Reserve to counter slowing economic growth could potentially weaken the dollar and boost gold prices....
14:52, 06/05/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise as oil prices gain Canada's main stock index futures rose on Monday, as oil prices gained on concerns of possible supply disruptions in the Gulf region following Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
15:00, 07/22/2019

Stocks rise on Wall Street, sending Dow briefly over 27,000 Technology, communications companies pushed stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading Thursday, extending the market's gains from the day before.       ...
19:52, 07/11/2019

European Stocks Shrug Off Asian Losses to Rise German 10-year government bonds slid to a record low Wednesday on expectations that the European Central Bank’s likely new president, Christine Lagarde, will pursue more easy-money policies....
10:26, 07/03/2019

CANADA STOCKS--TSX futures rise on higher oil prices Stock futures for Canada's main equity index rose on Tuesday, supported by higher oil prices which gained on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran....
13:52, 05/21/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, building on recent gains NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are moving broadly higher on Wall Street as the market builds on two weeks of gains. Technology and communications companies rose more than other sec...
18:26, 06/17/2019

U.S. Stocks Rise but Notch Modest Weekly Loss The Dow Jones Industrial Average bounced back from Wednesday’s 800-point selloff with two consecutive sessions of gains and a modest weekly loss. But investors’ lingering fears about a potential recession remain unresolved....
23:39, 08/16/2019

U.S. Stocks Rise but Remain on Track for Weekly Losses U.S. stocks climbed for a second straight session but remain on track for modest weekly declines as investors parse signs of slowing economic growth....
20:00, 08/16/2019

Stocks, U.S. yields rise after strong economic data World stock markets and U.S. benchmark bond yields gained on Thursday following strong economic data as investors assessed the latest developments in global trade relations....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as June momentum holds NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising early Tuesday as Wall Street continues to thrive in June. The S&P 500 index rose 24 points, or 0.9%, to 2,911. The benchmark index is up ne...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as tech shares recover NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street Tuesday as technology companies rebound from a sell-off a day earlier. Chipmakers rallied after the U.S. government ...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise slightly with trade in focus NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising ahead of an important weekend meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan. Invest...
16:26, 06/27/2019

US STOCKS-Futures rise ahead of May jobs report U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday, as hopes of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve continued to buoy sentiment ahead of a highly awaited jobs report....
15:52, 06/07/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise on global cues Stock futures for Canada's main equity index rose on Thursday, as the risk appetite returned to global markets following a media report that the U.S. and China have tentatively agreed to a truce ahead of a highly-anticipated weekend meeting of the tw...
14:13, 06/27/2019

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
19:13, 06/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade talks, hopes for rate cuts boost stocks Emerging-market stocks rallied for a third straight day and currencies gained on Thursday, amid signs of progress in U.S-China trade talks and signals by major central banks that they will soon loosen monetary policy....
13:00, 06/20/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters Asian shares, European and U.S. stock futures rose on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as global investors hoped for lower U.S. interest rates on the back of lacklustre jobs data....
09:13, 06/10/2019

Stocks target best week since April on rate-cut hopes; U.S. jobs data awaits European shares climbed on Friday as hopes that central banks would loosen policy offset trade friction and the threat of global recession, putting them on track for their best week in two months....
15:13, 06/07/2019

Stocks soar as Fed Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July Powell says trade tensions and weak global growth "continue to weigh" on the U.S. economy, a strong signal that the Fed is likely to lower the benchmark interest rate in July. He also reiterated the independence of the Fed amid a barrage of criticism...
23:26, 07/10/2019

Stocks slide after strong jobs report diminishes hopes for Fed rate cut this month Mark Lennihan/AP Stocks fell on Friday after the strong jobs report lowered expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve this month. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite had rallied to all-time highs on ...
18:56, 07/06/2019

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges higher as Fed's Williams boosts rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams further cemented expectations for interest rate cuts from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month....
23:13, 07/18/2019

Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
06:52, 07/11/2019

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
02:26, 06/05/2019

Stocks near new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts Stocks were on pace to set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
22:00, 06/20/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cuts U.S. stocks surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year....
23:00, 06/18/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends up sharply on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
23:13, 06/07/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, currencies fall as Fed rate-cut outlook scaled back Emerging-market assets fell on Monday as expectations dwindled for an aggressive interest-rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, while the introduction in China of a Nasdaq-styled index pulled investment away from existing indices....
13:39, 07/22/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies, stocks rally as Fed lifts rate cut hopes Most Latin American currencies firmed on Thursday as the U.S. dollar remained on the backfoot after the Federal Reserve boosted bets of an interest rate cut as early as next month. Emerging market assets rallied, with the MSCI's index of Latin Am...
18:26, 06/20/2019

Stocks climb, dollar drops as Fed chair remarks boost rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
19:52, 07/10/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slip, dollar drifts after Fed dents rate cut hopes Europe's share markets struggled on Thursday and the dollar and bond yields trimmed overnight gains made after the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened bets that it might be readying its first interest rate cut in years....
16:13, 05/02/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Tanker incident weighs on Saudi, profit taking hurts Kuwait Saudi Arabia's stock index declined on Sunday, as political concerns weighed on investors after Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf. Britain called Iran's action against the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday a...
20:13, 07/21/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise slightly, market eyes trade NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are slightly higher Thursday as the market watches for the latest developments in U.S. trade disputes with China and Mexico. Technology and energy com...
17:26, 06/06/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges higher as financial shares rise Canada's main stock index edged higher on Monday, as shares of financial companies gained ahead of a key U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting that could determine the path of future interest rate cuts....
17:26, 06/17/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as tech, consumer shares gain NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising at the open on Wall Street Tuesday, led by technology and consumer-focused companies. Total System Services rose 4.6% after agreeing to be ...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Oil prices rise on drop in U.S. crude stocks, refinery outage Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected....
14:52, 06/26/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise on firmer gold prices Canada's main stock index futures edged higher on Wednesday, supported by a climb in gold prices as cautious investors remained wary of riskier assets....
14:13, 08/07/2019

Utilities, Other 'Safety' Stocks Rise Alongside Market Uncertainty The latest rise in the stock market has been helped along by so-called safety stocks, signaling a shift among investors toward seeking certainty as trade tensions and central-bank policy push and pull markets....
16:52, 06/13/2019

Asia stocks trade higher as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific traded higher on Friday morning, as comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
04:00, 07/19/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, FX mostly rise; rouble down after Mueller report Emerging-market shares rose on Thursday after two days of declines, recovering from last session's decline to near their five-month lows, but a drop in Chinese stocks on fears of a prolonged trade war capped the gains....
12:26, 05/30/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, break short losing streak NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing higher Thursday, led by gains in retailers and media and energy companies. Hess rose 2.9% and Halliburton gained 2.8% as an increase in oi...
23:26, 06/13/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise, tracking global equities Canada's main stock index futures rose on Tuesday, tracking global equities as investors anticipate major central banks to cut interest rates in the near future....
13:39, 07/23/2019

Trade concerns dent stocks; U.S. Treasury yields rise A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields rose as trade concerns again began to bubble and U.S. earnings season picked up steam....
18:13, 07/17/2019

World stocks rise on hopes of US-China trade truce Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
17:26, 06/20/2019

Asia stocks slip as investors await Fed rate decision; Samsung shares fall more than 2% Stocks in Asia traded lower Wednesday morning amid dampened expectations for a resolution to the U.S.-China trade war. Meanwhile, investors await the U.S. Federal Reserve's announcement of its decision on interest rates, set to happen Wednesday....
04:52, 07/31/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on rate-cut hopes, China tariff delay U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, after a weak payrolls data in May increased bets that the Federal Reserve would lower interest rates, while news that the United States would give China more time to avoid a tariff hike helped add to the gains....
15:52, 06/07/2019

Stocks rally, U.S. bond yields fall as jobs data fuels rate cut talk Major world stock indexes rose and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in U.S. job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while news the United States would give China more time to avoid a tariff hike added to market opt...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Global stocks jump, yields and dollar fall, as U.S. data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while hints of progress in Washington's trade fights added to equity market optimism....
23:26, 06/07/2019

Global stocks rally, and yields, dollar fall; data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in U.S. job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while Washington's move to delay tariffs on Chinese goods added to equity market optimism....
21:13, 06/07/2019

Global stocks gain with U.S. rate-cut bets, Grassley comments; bond prices ease Major world stock markets rose and longer-dated U.S. Treasury prices dipped on Wednesday as a U.S. senator predicted the United States will not impose tariffs on Mexican imports, while hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut also bolstered equities....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Stocks close lower amid fears jobs data will work against rate cuts The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
00:26, 07/06/2019

Asia stocks mostly edge up as investors await Australian central bank's rate decision Stocks in Asia mostly edged up in Tuesday morning trade. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 touched a record high overnight on Wall Street on the back of a recent pause in tariff escalation between the U.S. and China....
05:13, 07/02/2019

Stocks rise with focus on stimulus; U.S. yield curve briefly inverts A global equities gauge rose on Wednesday for a third day in four as bets on more economic stimulus overcame, for now, worries over the rising prospect of a global recession....
09:26, 08/22/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street slides as trade fears rise U.S. stocks slid on Tuesday as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China triggered global growth fears and kept investors away from riskier assets....
22:52, 05/07/2019

World stocks rise as bond yields buoy financials; oil drops A broad index of stocks around the world rose on Thursday as financial shares helped Wall Street's benchmark index advance, while oil prices fell on a forecast for weaker demand....
03:00, 07/12/2019

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs in an effort to resume trade talks....
03:13, 07/01/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures inch higher as gold prices rise Stock futures for Canada's main stock index inched higher on Monday, as gold hit a more than one-week peak on concerns over the U.S.-China trade dispute....
16:39, 05/27/2019

Global stocks fall, U.S. yields rise on retail sales data A gauge of global equities fell on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields climbed as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could move towards a less dovish stance....
21:00, 07/16/2019

U.S. stocks rise, dollar pares losses on trade talk hopes A gauge of world equity markets rebounded and the dollar pared losses on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S.-China trade talks were constructive, easing tensions that pushed stocks on Wall Street toward their biggest weekly loss since Decem...
23:39, 05/10/2019

Oil falls on weaker oil demand growth, surprise rise in US crude stocks Oil prices declined on Wednesday, weighed down by a weaker oil demand outlook and a rise in U.S. crude inventories despite growing expectations of ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts....
04:00, 06/12/2019

Global stocks slip, U.S. yields rise on retail sales data A gauge of global equities edged lower on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields climbed as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility that a second rate cut by the Federal Reserve this year could be pushed back by several mo...
18:13, 07/16/2019

Asia Pacific stocks rise as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific rose on Thursday afternoon as investors await the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
06:39, 06/27/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains as energy shares rise on higher oil prices Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, rebounding from the previous session's weak close, as a 2% rise in oil prices helped push energy shares higher....
18:13, 08/21/2019

Rally Cars: Dealership Stocks Rise as Firms Pivot from New Vehicles Stock prices for the nation’s publicly traded dealership groups have rallied in recent months, a sign of Wall Street’s greater confidence in the ability of auto retailers to weather an expected downturn in the U.S. car market....
14:00, 05/01/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise as gold prices move higher Canada's main stock index was poised to open higher on Thursday, as demand for safe-haven assets amid trade tensions pushed gold prices to near their highest level this year....
14:39, 06/06/2019

Stocks rise amid fresh hopes for a US-China trade deal Technology companies are leading stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading amid fresh optimism among investors that the U.S. and China are making progress toward a deal to resolve their costly trade war...
17:13, 06/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
08:13, 07/11/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies as stocks surge; growth risks, rate cut bets lend support Gold steadied on Wednesday, paring earlier gains as a rally in equities reduced the attraction of the non-yielding metal, while global growth concerns and prospects for dovish monetary policy kept bullion supported....
01:13, 07/04/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as Apple slips, hopes of sharp rate cut fade U.S. stocks fell at the open on Monday as Apple Inc shares dropped and investors scaled back bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month following a solid June jobs report....
17:26, 07/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks jump, yields and dollar fall, as U.S. data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while hints of progress in Washington's trade fights added to equity market optimism....
23:13, 06/07/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks fall as Fed rate cut bets dialed back, Europe to follow Asian stocks hovered around two-and-a-half week lows on Tuesday as expectations waned for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this month, while technology companies retreated on Apple Inc's overnight drop....
11:26, 07/09/2019