Jul 29, 2014 at 08:40 | Source: Reuters
Hong Kong's key stock index inched to its loftiest level in over 3-1/2 years on optimism that the world's second-largest economy has turned a corner and as investors wagered on more growth-friendly policies from Beijing.
Jul 29, 2014 at 08:18 | Source: Reuters
Investors also turned their focus to the Fed's meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday, when the US central bank's officials could make some subtle changes to their policy statement about how and when they will eventually raise interest rates.
Jul 26, 2014 at 09:07 | Source: Reuters
Earnings have largely been better than expected this season in terms of both profit and revenue. However, there have been high-profile disappointments, including Boeing Co and Caterpillar Inc earlier this week.
Jul 25, 2014 at 07:50 | Source: Reuters
At its record intraday high of 1,991.39, the S&P 500 was just 0.4 percent below the 2,000 milestone.
Jul 24, 2014 at 07:52 | Source: Reuters
Apple Inc gave one of the biggest lifts to the market, rising 2.6 percent to USD 97.19 as concerns faded about the iPhone maker's margins.
Jul 23, 2014 at 07:51 | Source: Reuters
Apple Inc reported third-quarter earnings that topped expectations, though revenue missed forecasts. Apple's stock initially fell in after-hours trading, though it subsequently turned higher, rising 0.3 percent to USD 95.
Jul 23, 2014 at 07:49 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
US stocks rose yesterday, lifting the S&P 500 to a record, as Wall Street considered quarterly earnings. Also weaker-than-expected CPI reading in the US supported the case for a dovish Fed. The consumer price index rose 0.3 percent last month after a 0.4 percent rise in May.
Jul 22, 2014 at 12:52 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Manish Wadhawan, MD & HD - interest rates at HSBC believes some relaxations on mutual funds taxation, which hit the market on Budget day, is likely after representations from the MF industry and Sebi to the finance ministry.
Jul 22, 2014 at 07:49 | Source: Reuters
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 48.45 points or 0.28 percent, to end at 17,051.73. The S&P 500 declined 4.59 points or 0.23 percent, to finish at 1,973.63. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 7.44 points or 0.17 percent, to close at 4,424.70.
Jul 21, 2014 at 14:48 | Source: CNBC
In early morning trade on Monday, Australian and South Korean also saw gains of 0.25 percent and 0.4 percent respectively. Japan was closed for a public holiday.