wallstreet1-012218-lg.jpg The shutdown of U.S. government is really worrying the investors and is reflected directly in the Futures trading. The investors are closely watching political developments in Europe and other parts of the world. The early signs are pointing to a lower start for Wall Street on Monday.

European stocks were subdued on Monday as the U.S. government shutdown entered its third day and investors awaited cues from two major central bank meetings this week. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index was marginally lower at 400.90 in late opening deals after rising half a percent on Friday....


Asian stocks turned in a mixed performance on Monday as investors waited for progress in talks to end the U.S. government shut down that began at midnight on Friday after the Senate failed to reach agreement over a short-term funding bill. Investors also kept an eye on political developments in Europe...


European stocks may open slightly higher on Monday after Germany's Social Democrats voted to enter coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, helping end months of political uncertainty in Europe's largest economy. In another development, French President Emmanuel Macron said it would...


Stocks Move Higher Despite Potential Government Shutdown - U.S. Commentary

With traders shrugging off concerns about a potential government shutdown, stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading session on Friday. The gains on the day lifted the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 to new record closing highs.
Read More

Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Highs For Fourth Day

Indian shares hit fresh record highs for the fourth consecutive session on Monday, with underlying sentiment helped by strong earnings results from Reliance Industries and optimism about an improving economy. The benchmark BSE Sensex climbed 286.43 points or 0.81 percent to 35,798.01 while the broader...
Read More

Sensex Soars 251 Points To Record High; Nifty Nears 10,900

Indian shares continued to move higher on Friday to hit fresh record highs for the third straight session after Yes Bank, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and ITC delivered strong quarterly results, and the GST Council decided to cut tax rates on 29 products and 53 services, in what is seen as the biggest...
Read More

Dollar Little Changed As Investors Focus On Washington

The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Friday afternoon. After a weak start to the session, the buck has since pared its losses and is now little changed overall. Economic data was on the light side at the end of the trading week. The focus among investors remains on Washington...
Read More

FTSE 100 Little Changed As Gambling Stocks Tumble

U.K. shares were little changed in lackluster trade on Monday as investors digested the implications of the U.S. government shutdown and bookmakers' shares fell sharply on fears of regulatory clampdown. The benchmark FTSE 100 was marginally higher at 7,737 in opening deals after closing 0.4 percent...
Read More

Bay Street Still Nervous -- Canadian Commentary

Canadian stocks are poised for a negative stort Monday morning amid lingering fears the Bank of Canada will soon raise interest rates. The TSX Composite rose Friday but lower oil prices might drive energy stocks lower. On grocery deliveries, Sobeys and Ocado will develop their first Customer Fulfilment...
Read More

Gold Trims Weekly Losses

Gold futures inched higher Friday, trimming weekly losses as U.S. lawmakers scrambled to avert a government shutdown. Feb. gold climbs $5.90, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,333.10/oz. Gold posted a weekly loss of 0.1 percent, sliding from recent 4-month highs. Markets shrugged off a report from the University...
Read More

Treasuries Move Lower For Third Consecutive Session

After moving lower over the two previous sessions, treasuries saw some further downside during trading on Friday. Bond prices came under pressure early in the trading day and remained firmly negative throughout the session.
Read More

Washington In Focus On Wall Street As Shutdown Deadline Looms

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a modestly higher opening on Friday, with stocks poised to regain ground following the moderate weakness seen in the previous session. Upbeat earnings news may generate some positive sentiment, although lingering concerns about a government shutdown may...
Read More
Follow RTT
Top Movers
Economic Calendar
01/22/18 9:0CB Coincidence IndexDEC India
01/22/18 9:0CB Leading IndexDEC India
01/22/18 9:0Unemployment RateDEC Mexico
01/22/18 8:30Wholesale Sales (M-o-M)DEC Canada
01/22/18 8:30Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)DEC Canada
01/22/18 6:0PPI (M-o-M)DEC Latvia
View All