Oct 25, 2014 at 13:44 | Source: Reuters
MSCI's all-country world equity index rose 3.1 percent for the week, marking its biggest weekly percentage gain since July 2013, while the benchmark US S&P 500 was up 5.5 percent from its low on Oct. 15 and notched its best weekly gain in almost two years. Solid US corporate results bolstered shares over the week.
Oct 25, 2014 at 09:19 | Source: Reuters
US stocks closed out their best week in nearly two years on Friday, helped by earnings from Microsoft and Procter & Gamble and as concerns eased over the possible spread of Ebola in the United States.
Oct 24, 2014 at 09:40 | Source: Reuters
Data on Thursday showed that new claims for US unemployment benefits held below 300,000 for a sixth straight week last week, suggesting the labour market was shrugging off jitters over a slowing global economy.
Oct 24, 2014 at 09:25 | Source: Reuters
The day's advance put the S&P 500 at its highest level in two weeks as results from industrial bellwethers reassured investors that corporations can generate strong profits despite concerns about global growth.
Oct 23, 2014 at 08:48 | Source: Reuters
Canada's capital was jolted by the fatal shooting of a soldier and an attack on the parliament building in which gunshots were fired outside a room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking. Toronto stocks fell 1.6 percent, also affected by oil's slide.
Oct 23, 2014 at 07:01 | Source: Reuters
Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices revived investor concerns over slowing global growth, as markets nervously waited for Chinese and European manufacturing reports later in the day.
Oct 22, 2014 at 08:28 | Source: CNBC
Investors have been increasingly willing to dip into stocks with no new negative developments in Ebola, a steadying of oil prices, and the sense that the Federal Reserve will not move to raise rates quickly even as it ends bond buying.
Oct 22, 2014 at 08:11 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
China's Shanghai Composite rose 3 points or 0.13 percent to 2,342.66 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng climbed 140.12 points or 0.61 percent to 23,228.70, at 7:56 am.
Oct 22, 2014 at 08:05 | Source: Reuters
The S&P 500 and Dow Jones were up more than 1 percent while the Nasdaq rose more than 2 percent, thanks to better-than-expected results from several major tech companies.
Oct 22, 2014 at 08:01 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Watch the interview of Tim Ghriskey of Solaris Asset Management with Surabhi Upadhyay on CNBC-TV18, in which he shared his reading and outlook on the US market.