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Asia, Australia join global rallies after Trump’s shock win

Financial markets in Asia and Australia bounced back strongly Thursday, following sharp rebounds on Wall Street and European bourses amid easing concerns about US president-elect Donald Trump.

Markets in turmoil amid shock of "horror scenario" of Trump win

 Global stocks plunged, the price of gold soared and the dollar slumped on Wednesday in the wake of investors' "horror scenario" - US Republican candidate Donald Trump winning the White House.

Global markets plunge, gold soars in wake of Trump victory

Markets in Asia tumbled Wednesday as US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump won the key battleground states of Florida, Ohio and North Carolina.

Global market cautious as voters go to the polls in the US

Global financial markets were waiting cautiously on Tuesday for the outcome of the US presidential election.

Doubts persist as London Stock Exchange backs Deutsche Boerse merger

London Stock Exchange shareholders approved a proposed merger with Deutsche Boerse on Monday, but German financial officials said they believed the deal could not proceed with a non-EU London as...

London Stock Exchange shareholders back Deutsche Boerse merger

London Stock Exchange (LSE) shareholders voted almost unanimously to approve a proposed merger with Deutsche Boerse on Monday, paving the way to bring Britain's FTSE 100, Germany's DAX and the...

German regulator: Merged stock exchange does not belong in London

Europe's most important stock exchange should not be based outside the European Union, Germany's financial regulator said Tuesday, criticizing merger plans by Germany's Deutsche Boerse and the...

Brexit sends markets and pound into freefall, raises crisis fears

The British pound took a nosedive, and Asian, European and US stock markets plunged on Friday amid predictions that Britain's plans to leave the European Union could destabilize the global economy...

Brexit raises questions about German, British stock exchange merger

Britain's planned exit from the European Union has raised questions about plans by Germany's Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange (LSE) to base themselves in London once they have...

ECB ready to provide additional liquidity after Brexit vote

The European Central Bank (ECB) said it is closely monitoring financial markets following the British referendum and that it is ready to provide additional liquidity if needed.

Markets crash, analysts predict European recession after Brexit vote

Stock markets in Asia and Europe crashed Friday while bank analysts predicted that Britain and the eurozone would fall into recession as a result of the uncertainty triggered by Britain's plans to...

Asian markets, pound hit by Brexit referendum results

Asian financial markets and Britain's pound fell sharply Friday after initial results suggested Britain had voted to leave the European Union.

Financial markets spooked by early Britain referendum results

Markets have reacted negatively to the news that the north-eastern British city of Sunderland voted strongly for leaving the European Union and that the lead of Remain ballots was smaller than...

European stock indexes down amid terrorism, travel fears

Major European stock indexes fell in early Tuesday trading after reports of two explosions at the main airport in Brussels that left at least a dozen dead and many others injured.

Top German, British bourses agree to "industry-defining" merger

Germany's Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange said Wednesday they had agreed to the terms of an "industry-defining" merger that would bring Britain's FTSE 100, Germany's DAX and the Euro...