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U.S. stock funds shed $4.6 billion in week: Lipper

8:55pm BST

The final days of the best quarter for the benchmark S&P 500 since 1998 were not enough to keep investors from pulling $4.6 billion out of U.S.-based stock funds in the week that ended Wednesday, according to Lipper data released on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-U.S. stock funds shed $4.6 billion in week -Lipper

8:53pm BST

July 2 The final days of the best quarter for the benchmark S&P 500 since 1998 were not enough to keep investors from pulling $4.6 billion out of U.S.-based stock funds in the week that ended Wednesday, according to Lipper data released on Thursday.

Top-performing U.S. equity funds this year are betting on a transformed world

3:14pm BST

NEW YORK U.S. equity funds that were able to best weather the global economic upheaval from the coronavirus pandemic this year are turning to healthcare, e-commerce and electric vehicle stocks as they look ahead to 2021.

Investors are waking up to a possible Biden victory in U.S. presidential election

7:54am BST

NEW YORK Investors are increasingly preparing for market volatility ahead of the U.S. presidential election, with some shifting stock positions and selling the dollar, as Democratic contender Joe Biden maintains a lead against President Donald Trump in opinion polls.

Precious metals, biotech among second-quarter fund winners as markets rebounded

30 Jun 2020

NEW YORK/LONDON Funds that rode the market's rally to generate the highest second-quarter returns included those invested in assets such as mining stocks, energy and technology.

Global stock markets sink as U.S. virus concerns offset Europe rebound hopes

26 Jun 2020

NEW YORK Global equities sank and perceived safe-haven assets like U.S. Treasuries and gold gained on Friday as investors weighed hopes that Europe will continue to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic's economic damage against concerns over a record surge in new COVID-19 infections in the United States.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock markets sink as U.S. virus concerns offset Europe rebound hopes

26 Jun 2020

NEW YORK, June 26 Global equities sank and perceived safe-haven assets like U.S. Treasuries and gold gained on Friday as investors weighed hopes that Europe will continue to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic's economic damage against concerns over a record surge in new COVID-19 infections in the United States.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks flat as U.S. virus concerns offset Europe rebound hopes

26 Jun 2020

NEW YORK, June 26 Global equities were flat and perceived safe-haven assets like U.S. Treasuries and gold gained on Friday as investors weighed hopes that Europe will continue to rebound from the economic damage of the coronavirus pandemic against concerns about a record number of new COVID-19 infections in the United States.

Equities gain, safe havens rise in choppy trading as virus cases surge

25 Jun 2020

NEW YORK Global equity benchmarks moved higher in choppy trading on Thursday as investors gauged the potential economic impact of a surge in U.S. coronavirus cases and loosening restrictions on the U.S. banking sector, while perceived safe-haven assets, including U.S. Treasuries and the dollar, edged higher.

Global Markets: Equities flat, safe havens rise as virus cases surge

25 Jun 2020

NEW YORK Global equity benchmarks were little changed on Thursday as investors gauged the potential economic impact of a surge in U.S. coronavirus cases, while perceived safe-haven assets, including U.S. Treasuries and the dollar, edged higher.

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