Asian stocks mixed, China cut interest rates amid data disappointment

FILE PHOTO – People pass an electronic screen displaying Japan’s Nikkei stock price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issa Kato Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Nikkei rises, S&P 500 dips People’s Bank of China (PBOC) cuts key interest rates, China data misses expectations … Read more

With Alibaba stakes cut, SoftBank’s Son calms down on Chinese technology

A journalist raises her hand to ask a question to Japanese SoftBank Group Corp. CEO Masayoshi Son during a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Aug 12 (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp. (9984.T) The decision to sell Alibaba Group … Read more

Hope to at least raise interest rates to raise Wall Street, oil gains

LONDON (Reuters) – Wall Street headed for another day of gains on Thursday as investors pushed for higher inflation to persuade central banks to pull back from expected interest rate increases in September. The prospect of a less severe tightening in borrowing costs dragged the dollar down, while oil prices rose after the International Energy … Read more

Dollar falls amid more-than-expected US inflation data

US dollar banknotes are shown in front of the stock graph displayed in this illustration taken on February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/ Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar fell broadly on Wednesday after a lower-than-expected US inflation report for July raised expectations of a less … Read more

Stocks rise, dollar falls as inflation eases

Wall Street rises, Nasdaq leads gains CPI was flat in July after rising 1.3% in June In the 12 months to July, the CPI rose 8.5% versus 9.1% in June NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rebounded on Wall Street and the dollar plunged after signs of a sharp slowdown in US inflation led to bets … Read more

SoftBank earns $34 billion from Alibaba stake cut

Cut the stake in the Chinese tech company to 14.6% from 23.7% He says the move will strengthen defenses against a market downturn Booked a loss of $50 billion in the Vision Fund unit in the first half TOKYO, Aug 10 (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp. (9984.T) On Wednesday, it said it would gain $34.1 … Read more

Selling SoftBank on Alibaba could end the disintegration of the taboo

Japan’s SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son attends a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Masayoshi Son is thinking the unimaginable at SoftBank Group (9984.T). His $63 billion tech and telecommunications empire will cut its stake in … Read more

SoftBank plans to cut jobs at Vision Fund after record net loss

SoftBank was in a bubble over ratings- son No Sacred Areas to Cut Costs – Brown SoftBank has exited its stake in Uber Announcing a share buyback of 400 billion yen TOKYO, Aug 8 (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp. (9984.T) On Monday, Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said the company was planning to cut staff at … Read more

Global stocks rebounded after US jobs report heavy selling

Euro Stoxx gains 0.8% Wall Street braces for gains Markets are narrowing down the odds for a 75 basis point rise ahead of the US CPI. The dollar goes down Oil compensates for its early losses, and tries to rise LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Stocks rose on Monday, recovering after a strong US jobs report last … Read more

Stocks rise ahead of US jobs data

Asian stocks brace for third consecutive week of gains Taiwan tops Asian gains. US European stock futures rise Treasury yield curve remains sharply inverted Oil is approaching its lowest level in six months HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Friday, ahead of US jobs data that will provide further evidence of the health … Read more