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Global Economy

US equity futures and stocks sink; Brent soars to US$100 on Russia assault

S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 contracts slid about 2%


Crypto comes to S&P 500 via Tesla’s US$1.5 bil Bitcoin bet

Tesla is one of the S&P 500’s biggest members with a weighting of almost 2%.

Global Markets

Dow Average tops 30,000, S&P 500 jumps to record in markets wrap

The record runs come in the face of more troubling news on the virus front.

Broker's Calls

Seek shelter from economic headwinds in stable Singapore stocks, says OCBC

While the S&P 500 fell 6.7% from its September peak, the STI only lost 2% due to its lower exposure to technology stocks.

Global Markets

Retail investors aren't convinced the stock market rally is over. Here's why

The S&P 500 just strung together its two worst weeks since March, shattering calm that had largely prevailed for five months.

Broker's Calls

Clear White House mandate required for markets to prosper, says OCBC

Markets are currently pricing in heightened volatility over the next three months in anticipation of contentious polls.


US stocks rose to all-time highs on signs that Trump administration may fast-track Covid vaccines and treatments

The S&P 500 notched another all-time high as optimism mounted that the virus wouldn’t hamper growth.

US stocks

S&P 500 gains, fails to eclipse its all-time high: markets wrap

U.S. stocks climbed amid a rally in technology companies, while failing to top their all-time high as big banks sold off. Treasuries rose.


Goldman boosts S&P 500 target by 20% as strategists catch up

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is the latest firm to boost its year-end price target for the S&P 500, as a relentless rally off the March lows leaves strategist predictions in the dust.

Global Markets

Market updates: US stocks retreat from near record highs in final hour of trading; gold tumbles

US stocks turned sharply lower in the final hour of trading as investors sold some of the rally’s biggest winners amid concern a spending package from Washington is not imminent.