Asia equities fluctuate after vaccine rally, eyes on Capitol Hill News that trials on a COVID-19 vaccine had shown early promise provided boost Stocks slip as markets await U.S. stimulusStocks slipped on Thursday as investors waited for signs of agreement on a U.S. stimulus package, while the U.S. dollar slumped to a two-year low on fears that the recovery in the world's biggest economy was lagging others. Dollar out of favour as focus turns to non-farm payrolls dataThe dollar nursed losses against major currencies on Friday ahead of the U.S. non-farm payrolls report, which some investors fear could reinforce the view that momentum in the world's largest economy is slowing. Emerging FX to firm a bit more, but recovery stymied by COVID-19 - Reuters pollEmerging market currencies are expected to rise a bit further in coming months as a sliding U.S. dollar offsets domestic worries about large economic imbalances stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll showed. Dollar struggles to stem decline as investors fret over U.S. job recoveryThe dollar struggled to stem its broad decline on Thursday as investors worried the U.S. economic recovery may lag other countries due to a high level of coronavirus infections while the global economy slowly gets back on its feet. U.S. dollar headed lower, in retreat against the euro - Reuters pollThe dollar's supremacy of well over two years has turned sharply and the current downward trend will continue into next year on expectations the U.S. economic recovery is flagging, especially compared to Europe, buttressing the euro, a Reuters poll showed Dollar dented as yields dive on recovery worriesThe dollar was under pressure on Wednesday from a towering euro and crumbling U.S. yields, as the latest coronavirus relief package got bogged down in Congress and investors braced for a bumpy ride to economic repair. As dollar slides, some investors fret about its status as world's reserve currencySome investors are worried the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic is dealing a body blow to the dollar, potentially accelerating what has so far been a slow erosion in the greenback's status as the world's dominant reserve currency. Wall Street keeps rallying; S&P 500 back within 2% of record - The Boston GlobeWall Street’s big rally keeps rolling, and the S&P 500 rose for a fourth straight day Wednesday to sit just 1.7% below its record. As good as gold? Precious metal shines againGold jumped to a record high on Wednesday, pushing further past the $2,000 mark in the face of a weak dollar, falling U.S. Treasury yields and expectations of more stimulus measures for the pandemic-ravaged global economy. Asian shares fall on jitters over US stimulus, China tradeMajor Asian stock markets have declined amid investor concern about the status of U.S. stimulus spending and a trade agreement with Beijing Gold blasts past US$2,000 level as traders seek safe haven amid uncertaintiesGold has surged past the US$2,000 per ounce threshold, setting yet another all-time record as the precious metal continues to benefit from a slew of global risk events. After Covid-19, just how high will prices go in the 2020 gold rush?The precious metal has passed $2,000 an ounce and analysts believe it will rise a lot further Gold price hits record high above $2,000 an ouncePrecious metal values have been pushed up as investors look for havens amid the coronavirus crisis. The premature announcement of the dollar's demisePolicymakers need not lose sleep over the prospect that anytime soon the U.S. will lose the exorbitant privilege that the dollar affords it London stocks shine on boost from gold miners, Hastings buyoutLondon-listed shares jumped on Wednesday as record gold prices powered miners of the commodity, while insurer Hastings Group soared after agreeing to a $2.2 billion buyout offer. World shares hit five-month high; European shares, dollar falterEuropean shares fell after opening higher, following a mixed bag of earnings results, while the dollar's rebound stalled as investors waited for progress in talks on government aid in the United States. Dollar falters as investors await U.S. stimulus dealA nascent rebound in the dollar paused on Tuesday, as investors weighed mixed but encouraging economic data against slow progress toward a U.S. government spending package and another week of rising coronavirus deaths. Dollar, equities gain on upbeat manufacturing dataThe dollar rallied and equity markets rose on Monday as investors welcomed upbeat manufacturing data from around the world and as Microsoft's pursuit of TikTok's U.S. operations bolstered the red-hot technology sector. Investors worry whether global markets have lost rally steamPast weeks’ dramatic rebound seen stalling amid rising number of new COVID-19 infections Surges for US tech giants lead stocks higher on Wall StreetNEW YORK (AP) — Facebook, Apple and Amazon surged in early trading Friday after reporting blowout results the night before, leading major indexes higher on Wall Street. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% in... Asian stocks set to rise on Big Tech surge, dollar slidesAsian equities were set to rise on Friday after shares of Apple , Amazon and Facebook surged in extended trading on Thursday, with Alphabet also climbing, while the U.S. dollar continued to slide. Global stocks fall as Fed's pledge relief rally fadesGlobal shares fell on Thursday as the Federal Reserve's pledge to use all its tools to support the U.S. economy failed to reassure investors uneasy about a stalemate on fiscal support and rising coronavirus cases. Asian stocks gain after Fed keep US interest rates lowAsian stock markets have risen after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged to support a struggling economy Stocks sink after US, Germany report record economic dropsNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are falling in early trading on Wall Street Thursday after the U.S. and Germany reported record contractions in their economies in the second quarter as the coronavirus... Wall Street drifts higher ahead of Fed announcementNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of a Federal Reserve announcement where investors expect the central bank to keep the accelerator floored on its... European shares edge up but investors cautious ahead of Fed meetingEuropean shares edged up slightly on Wednesday after mixed earnings reports, but a resurgence of COVID-19 cases kept investors cautious while they waited to hear from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Hong Kong, China stocks gain on excitement about big Covid-19 vaccine trialTencent is closing in on Facebook as the world’s most valuable social media player by market cap. Global Markets: Gold hits record, equities edge higher on stimulus hopesGlobal equity benchmarks edged higher and gold soared to an all-time high on Monday as investors weighed expectations for another U.S. stimulus package with concerns that rising tensions between the United States and China will the slow the recovery of th Gold frenzy pauses after record as volatility roils silverMost market watchers are predicting more gains ahead for both gold and silver As gold smashes records, forecasters ask whether peak is nearGold has emerged as the safe haven of choice among investors Gold prices: Record high price hit as investors eye metal's security Gold drops off record high, dollar gets respiteGold hit a record high on Tuesday before the sheer scale of its gains drew a burst of profit-taking, which in turn helped the dollar from two-year lows and kept equity markets steady. Gold chalks up record highs amid fears over coronavirus spreadGold briefly chalked up another record Tuesday before easing later in the day as the dollar clawed back earlier losses, while equity markets struggled to hold on to gains with fears about the coronav… Wall Street slips in early trading; gold hovers near recordNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are drifting lower in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday following a mixed set of earnings reports from big U.S. companies. The S&P 500 was down 0.4% after the first... Gold hits record high as investor jitters spreadInvestors flock to the traditional safe-haven amid US-China tensions and the Covid-19 pandemic. Gold price hits record high amid fears over coronavirus crisisInvestors buy precious metal as concerns grow over global economy and US-China row Gold eyes $2,000 mark in speedy record-breaking runGold's record rally is moving tantalisingly close to the psychologically key $2,000 level, powered by investors seeking cover from COVID-19's global economic toll, as reflected in dollar weakness, faltering stocks and U.S.-China trade tensions. New Gold Rush Pushes Price to Record HighsPrices are up 27 percent this year, as the Fed’s policies drive investors to hold more gold. Gold soars to all-time high as dollar dive adds fuel to record runGold prices jumped to record highs on Monday as an intensifying U.S.-China row hammered the dollar and cemented expectations that central banks would continue pumping out stimulus to ease the economic pain from a worsening coronavirus pandemic. Gold soars to record high, stocks stay uncertainGold soared to an all-time high on worsening ties between China and the United States, a weakening dollar and ultra-low interest rates on Monday, while stock markets looked uncertain before a corporate earnings deluge. Gold price surges to record high amid mounting uncertainty at pandemicPrice rose by more than $30 (£23) Amateur investors: 'I didn't know I'd lose money so fast'Stuck at home during the pandemic, amateur investors have piled into the stock market with mixed results. Gold price surges to record high amid COVID-19 fears and China tensionsThe precious metal — known as a stable investment in turbulent times — climbed more than 1 percent to $1,944 an ounce. The message behind gold's rally: The world economy is in troubleAnalysts have been predicting huge upside for gold for several months World shares retreat on rise in Sino-U.S. tensionsGlobal shares skidded further from five-month peaks on Friday as a bounce back in European business activity did little to ease the jitters surrounding Sino-U.S. tensions, while gold approached a record high. Stocks drop with tech's continued slide, US-China tensionsWall Street is struggling again on Friday as big technology stocks continue to fall back to earth and as tensions ramp higher between the world’s largest economies. The S&P 500 fell 0.9%,... Wall Street closes lower as Intel dives, earnings and pandemic weighWeak earnings, coronavirus cases and geopolitical uncertainties behind plunge U.S.-China tensions weigh on European stocks; Centrica soarsEuropean shares fell on Friday as global sentiment soured after Beijing ordered United States to close its consulate in a Chinese city in retaliation to similar action from Washington. Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors hedging, worry about exuberance, as U.S. risks riseSigns of trepidation over the lasting impact of the U.S. coronavirus pandemic are growing on Wall Street, fanned by resurgent case numbers, the prospect of a slower rebound in growth and rising political uncertainty. Gold tops US$1,900 first time since 2011 in a race towards a recordFlaring geopolitical tensions between the two world’s two largest economies and concern over global growth driving demand for safe haven assets. Just keep on piling into gold, says investment whizWhen tensions are high and rates negative, storing gold is as safe as it gets Gold poised for best week in more than 3 months on stimulus betsGold was headed on Friday for its biggest weekly gain in more than three months as it steadied near a nine-year high, benefiting from a weak dollar and inflation expectations due to stimulus for virus-battered economies. Euro stands tall as investors bet recovery hampers dollar, stocks upThe euro stood at an 18-month high, silver soared and commodities forged ahead on Wednesday, as economic recovery hopes drove bets on rebounding world demand and a falling U.S. dollar. Gold rallies on Sino-U.S. woes, silver hits seven-year peakGold soared to a nine-year peak on Wednesday as an escalation in U.S.- China tensions stoked demand for safety, while silver followed bullion's rally to hit a near seven-year high on hopes for a recovery in industrial demand. World markets surge on promising Covid-19 vaccine and EU dealFTSE 100 remained flat on a weak dollar and fears of a double spike after lockdown Gold firms near nine-year peak on weaker dollar, stimulus betsGold jumped more than 1% on Wednesday to its highest in nearly nine years, driven by a weaker dollar and as expectations of more stimulus to revive pandemic-hit economies lifted the metal's appeal as an inflation-hedge.