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World stocks reach record peaks as US inflation fears subside

Most Asia-Pacific share indexes followed Wall Street higher, with Hong Kong's Hang Seng leading gains in the region, while benchmark US Treasury yields continued their decline, marking a fresh three-week low


The Securities and Exchange Commission acted because none of the companies have filed any information with the regulator for over a year, it said in a statement

"It is improbable in France and Europe, but it is a situation to which we have to pay close attention", says AMF head Robert Ophele

GameStop's stock has crashed to about $53 after scaling as high as $483 last week, but is still up about 177 per cent from the levels at the start of the rally

It is the tenth consecutive month of net positive flows to emerging markets

Wall Street on Wednesday suffered its biggest one-day percentage drop in three months as the S&P500 index and Nasdaq Composite fell 2.6%


Prohibitions on CNOOC will take effect on March 9, 60 days after the company was added to the list that prohibits US investments

Wall Street's main indexes hit record highs on Monday, as investors made risky bets on hopes that a fiscal relief package would lead to a speedy economic recovery

An index of the world's major 50 markets, MSCI ACWI, extended its gains into a fifth straight day to come within reach of a record high touched about two weeks ago

On Sunday, the EU announced AstraZeneca has agreed to supply 9 million additional doses of its coronavirus vaccine to Europe