Asian markets fall as China protests, lockdowns cloud outlook

Asian markets fall as China protests, lockdowns cloud outlook

BANGKOK — Shares skidded in Asia on Monday, with Hong Kong briefly dipping more than 4% following weekend protests in various cities over China’s strict zero-COVID lockdowns. US futures were lower after a mixed, shortened session Friday on Wall Street. Oil prices fell more than $2 a barrel. The unrest in China is the boldest … Read more

US stock futures fall as Chinese protests rattle markets, oil hits 2022 low

US stock futures fall as Chinese protests rattle markets, oil hits 2022 low

US stock-index futures sank Sunday night, as Asian markets fell following widespread public demonstrations in China and as oil prices hit a 2022 low. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, -0.45% fell nearly 200 points, or 0.6%, as of 9 pm Eastern, while S&P 500 futures ES00, -0.61% and Nasdaq-100 futures NQ00, -0.77% dropped even … Read more

US stock futures fall as Chinese protests rattle markets, oil hits 2022 low

US stock futures fall as Chinese protests rattle markets, oil hits 2022 low

US stock-index futures sank Sunday night, as Asian markets fell following widespread public demonstrations in China and as oil prices hit a 2022 low. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, -0.49% fell nearly 200 points, or 0.6%, as of 9 pm Eastern, while S&P 500 futures ES00, -0.64% and Nasdaq-100 futures NQ00, -0.80% dropped even … Read more

Kiwi Property 1H Net Loss NZ$151.1 Million

By David Winning SYDNEY–Kiwi Property Group Ltd. said an unrealized drop of 5.8% in the fair value of its real-estate portfolio had driven it to a half-year net loss. Kiwi Property reported a net loss of 151.1 million New Zealand dollars (US$92.2 million) in the six months through September. “In the absence of relevant transactional … Read more

Year-end rally? Bullish stock-market pattern set to collide with stagflation fears

The period between now and year-end marks a historically bullish final stretch of the year for US stocks, particularly just before and after Christmas. The question for investors is whether favorable seasonal factors will be outweighed by economic fundamentals. The momentum towards a year-end rush to stocks seems to only be getting stronger now that … Read more

‘I believe the economy is the biggest bubble in world history,’ says ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’s Robert Kiyosaki: ‘God have mercy on us all’

“‘Please DO NOT listen to what I’m going to say next: “I would get out of paper assets.” The world economy is not a “Market.” I believe the economy is the biggest bubble in world history. God have mercy on us all.“ Those are the latest words of caution from Robert Kiyosaki, the bestselling author … Read more

Why China’s COVID policies are rattling investors again

Investors in China-related assets who had expected a significant easing of COVID curbs were left disappointed this week as the country battles the worst wave of cases since Shanghai’s outbreak earlier this year. China-related ETFs tumbled this week, with shares of the iShares MSCI China ETF MCHI, -1.82% losing 3.4%. The KraneShares CSI China Internet … Read more

Why China’s COVID policies are rattling investors again

Investors in China-related assets who had expected a significant easing of COVID curbs were left disappointed this week as the country battles the worst wave of cases since Shanghai’s outbreak earlier this year. China-related ETFs tumbled this week, with shares of the iShares MSCI China ETF MCHI, -1.82% losing 3.4%. The KraneShares CSI China Internet … Read more

Dow finishes at highest level since April as blue-chip gauge nears bear-market exit. Here’s why investors should take this with a grain of salt

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished Friday’s session at its highest closing level since late April, according to Dow Jones Market Data, and is on the cusp of exiting “bear market” territory — at least, based on one technical indicator. But that doesn’t mean that equity investors can breathe easier. In fact, it could mean … Read more

The bottom isn’t in yet: here are five reasons US stocks could continue to suffer heading into next year

Barron’s, which like MarketWatch is owned by Dow Jones & Co., provoked a minor stir on financial Twitter earlier this week when it published an article declaring that US stocks have likely hit their lows for the cycle, even if more turbulence could follow in the months ahead. The piece provoked some strong opinions on … Read more