Wall Street clings to meagre gains ahead of Thanksgiving| Reuters
Nov 26, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
Wall Street held onto meagre gains in subdued trading on Wednesday, underpinned by healthcare and consumer stocks after a flood of data suggested the U.S. economy was growing modestly.The data left intact expectations that the Federal Reserve will ra...
Wall Street inches higher as health, consumer stocks gain| Reuters
Nov 25, 2015 at 23:15 | Source:
Wall Street was slightly higher in quiet trading on Wednesday morning, led by healthcare and consumer stocks after a flood of data that suggested that the U.S. economy was growing modestly.The data left intact expectations that the Federal Reserve wi...
Wall Street ends higher, driven by energy amid global tension| Reuters
Nov 25, 2015 at 03:30 | Source:
U.S. shares closed higher on Tuesday as energy stocks rose along with oil prices after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.The three major U.S. indexes recovered from a morning selloff that was triggered by the overseas news de...
Indexes recover in cautious trade amid global tensions| Reuters
Nov 25, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
U.S. shares had recovered most of their morning losses by early afternoon on Tuesday but investors remained cautious after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.Oil prices were up more than 2 percent on the prospect of more chaos...
Fed officials again flag December; see smooth rates liftoff| Reuters
Nov 20, 2015 at 04:30 | Source:
NEW YORK Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday continued to flag December as a likely time for interest rates to rise after seven years near zero, with two expressing confidence they will be able to pull off a rate hike smoothly despite fears of an ...
Sensex surges 359 pts on strong global cues, govt's reform annoucement
Nov 19, 2015 at 17:28 | Source:
Riding on the back of a strong global equity markets recovery, key domestic share benchmark indices rose over 1 percent fueled byacross-the-board buying support. Despite the lingering uncertainty surrounding the sluggish global economic recovery and ...
Asia shares rise on Wall Street bounce as Fed hikes seen gradual | Reuters
Nov 19, 2015 at 06:30 | Source:
SYDNEY Asian share markets rose on Thursday as Wall Street bounced on expectations the Federal Reserve would be confident enough of the U.S. economy to raise rates in December but would then proceed with great caution on further tightening.The prospe...
Wall Street adds to gains after Fed releases October minutes | Reuters
Nov 19, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
The S&P 500 hit a session high on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve October meeting showed a solid core of officials rallied behind a possible December rate hike.Central bankers at the October policy meeting also debated evidence t...
Wall Street forfeits gains after Germany bomb report| Reuters
Nov 18, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
U.S. stocks erased gains on Tuesday after a report that a soccer match between Germany and Netherlands was called off due to concerns of a bomb attack.All three major U.S. indexes had been in positive territory following upbeat earnings reports from ...
Wall Street higher after retail earnings| Reuters
Nov 18, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as better-than-expected earnings from Wal-Mart and Home Depot allayed some concerns about consumer spending ahead of the holiday shopping season.Wal-Mart (WMT.N), up 4.5 percent at $60.50, and Home Depot (HD.N), 3.8 percen...
Asia stocks gain after Wall Street takes Paris attacks in stride| Reuters
Nov 17, 2015 at 07:30 | Source:
TOKYO Asian stocks gained early on Tuesday, taking heart after seeing Wall Street take the attacks in Paris in stride and surge overnight, while expectations for a rate hike by the Federal Reserve in December kept the dollar on a bullish footing. ...
Wall Street jumps 1 percent, looks beyond Paris attacks| Reuters
Nov 17, 2015 at 02:30 | Source:
Wall Street surged over 1 percent on Monday as investors bet Friday's deadly attacks in Paris would have little long-term effect on the U.S. economy and corporate earnings.U.S. oil prices rose after French air strikes in Syria in reaction to multiple...
133,000 Indian students contribute $3.6 billion to US economy
Nov 16, 2015 at 12:14 | Source:
Washington:With a whopping 29.4 percent increase, a record high of 132,888 Indian students studying in the US in 2014/15 academic year contributed $3.6 billion to the US economy, according to a new report.India was the second leading place of origin ...
Fed officials lay case for December liftoff| Reuters
Nov 14, 2015 at 06:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. Federal Reserve officials lined up behind a likely December interest rate hike with one key central banker saying the risk of waiting too long was now roughly in balance with the risk of moving too soon to normalize rates aft...
Stocks fall on China worries; oil extends decline| Reuters
Nov 10, 2015 at 03:45 | Source:
NEW YORKWorld equity indexes dropped on Monday as disappointing trade data in world No. 2 economy China stoked concerns over weakening global growth, while oil prices extended losses for a fourth day.All three major U.S. stock indexes fell about 1 pe...
Stocks fall on China worries; oil ends lower| Reuters
Nov 10, 2015 at 02:15 | Source:
NEW YORKWorld equity indexes dropped on Monday as disappointing trade data in world No. 2 economy China stoked concerns over weakening global growth, while oil prices slipped.All three major U.S. stock indexes were down more than 1 percent, while Eur...