Australian dollar surges amid Brexit turmoil, Wall Street jumps on high expectations
10 Juillet, 2018, 08:09 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
Asian stocks pointed to gains after a positive Friday session on Wall Street as investors watched for developments in trade tensions between China and the USA before earnings season gets underway later this week.
Bank stocks were the biggest gainers, with the S&P banks index rising 2.3 percent, on track for its biggest percentage gain in over three months.
JPMorgan Chase & Co, Wells Fargo & Co and Citigroup Inc are scheduled to report results on Friday, kicking off the second-quarter earnings season in earnest.
A stronger economy and plans for more buybacks are helping bank shares, said Bucky Hellwig, senior vice president at BB&T Wealth Management in Birmingham, Alabama.
Although there are no immediate signs he US-China trade war is escalating, the key geopolitical risk is whether the United Kingdom is headed for a leadership challenge.
Trump still pondering Supreme Court pick as big reveal nears
A favorite among many on the right, Lee has never been a judge and was a prominent Trump critic ahead of the 2016 election. President Donald Trump isn't the only administration official meeting with potential nominees for the Supreme Court.
Caterpillar rose 3.8 percent, providing the biggest boost to the Dow.
A Bank of America Merrill Lynch research report showed earnings per share for S&P 500 companies for 2018 was revised higher amid better-than-expected first-quarter results, higher oil prices and stronger-than-expected US economic growth.
US analysts' estimates for S&P 500 second-quarter profit growth have risen slightly since April, putting the latest forecast at around 21 percent, according to Thomson Reuters data.
Twitter shares fell 5.3 per cent after it was reported the social media company suspended more than 70 million fake accounts, which analysts say will impact user growth.
Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 1.77-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.65-to-1 ratio favored advancers. China last week said it was retaliating over USA tariffs and President Donald Trump threatened to impose levies on even more Chinese goods. That compares with the 7.0 billion daily average for the past 20 trading days, according to Thomson Reuters data.
Before taking his current post with the District of Columbia Circuit Court in 2006, Judge Kavanaugh worked in George W. Trump's picks, saying no matter who is selected, the nominee will face "unfair tactics" in the confirmation process.
France came back from a 1-2 deficit against Argentina, while Belgium turned an 0-2 defeat into a 3-2 win over Japan. Kompany looked shaken by Brazil's speed in the second half of the quarter-final, which will give Mbappe confidence.
According to Yahoo Entertainment , even famous fan Paris Hilton posted her approval of the post, complete with a heart-eyes emoji. She later shared several photos of her day at Disney on Instagram. "I wish! I hope", the actress said.
Annoncé proche de Parme, l'attaquant égyptien de Kasimpasa aurait fait marche arrière afin de finaliser son transfert à l'OM. Selon le Corriere dello Sport, l'Olympique de Marseille serait en négociations avancées avec Mahmoud Hassan dit "Trezeguet".
Israel has grown deeply alarmed by the expanding clout of its arch enemy Iran during the seven-year war in neighboring Syria. There was no comment from Israel but nor were there any reports of Israeli planes having been brought down.
Under the new system , the counting of terms starts afresh, which means he starts his first five-year term on Monday. But he's also overseen a strong economy and he has built up considerable support across the country.
Deputies then arrested Crowley who Bassett said appeared to be under the influence of drugs and was not making sense to officers. It was not clear if Crowley has been assigned an attorney as of Monday, according to the Missoula County Attorney's Office.
If McCain were to miss the vote, only one GOP defection would be needed to block the nomination if all Democrats were opposed. Gorsuch restored the court's conservative majority. "I think it's paid off", Jennings said. "It can happen.
He scored 41 goals for Real Madrid last season and followed that up with four goals for Portugal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. After the match he said "it was handsome to be at Real Madrid ", per Bein Sports (h/t BBC Sport ).
Une somme largement dans les cordes des finances marseillais, ainsi que monégasques et niçois, également en lice pour le Serbe. Il faudrait néanmoins 15 à 20 millions d'euros pour racheter ses deux dernières années de contrat.
Daisy Ridley , Adam Driver , John Boyega and Oscar Isaac are all expected to return. The film, which marks the return of Force Awakens director J.J.
Cibulkova into Wimbledon quarters after umpire row
Her cynical behaviour was blasted amid accusations he had claimed a point she knew did not belong to her. "It doesn't matter. The match stopped for about ten minutes when Cibulkova hit a return back to Hsieh and challenged the linesman's call of out.
LiAngelo to play for JBA League
Of course, his playing for the Bruins was derailed in November 2017 following a shoplifting arrest in China. Per a release sent Monday, LiAngelo Ball will indeed play in the league started by his dad, LaVar Ball.
Sweet 16 for Federer at Wimbledon
The Frenchman was not embarrassed in the third set either as Federer settled for a single break of serve to close out the match. Open finalist Madison Keys also struggled to find her rhythm in her 7-5 5-7 6-4 defeat by Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina.
Honeymooning couple collide in fatal zip line accident
The newlywed couple was reportedly on a cruise that stopped in the popular tourist destination, about 160 miles from Tegucigalpa. Fanken, meanwhile, has been airlifted to a hospital in Fort Lauderdale, reports the Forward .
Orange Is the New Black Season 6 Trailer
If you thought things at Litchfield Penitentiary were too comfortable, Orange is the New Black is shaking things up. The new season of Orange is the New Black is set to premiere on Netflix on July 27th.
Boris Johnson Resigns As Foreign Secretary
But as Foreign Secretary in May's government, he was prone to gaffes and criticized for not being on top of his brief. The resignations of two of her most senior Cabinet ministers comes amid growing talk of a leadership challenge.