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  • Wall Street rises on upbeat trade news, Dow rises over 100 points

    Wall Street rises on upbeat trade news, Dow rises over 100 points  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 110.59 points, or 0.43 percent, to 25,669.32, the S&P 500 gained 9.44 points, or 0.33 percent, to 2,850.13 and the Nasdaq Composite added 9.81 points, or 0.13 percent, to 7,816.33.

    18 Aug 2018, 9.35 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asian shares gain on US-China trade talks, lira recovers

    Asian shares gain on US-China trade talks, lira recovers  

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.2 percent in early trade, a day after it hit its lowest level in a year. Japan’s Nikkei gained 0.5 percent while in US markets, the Dow Jones Industrial Avera...

    17 Aug 2018, 7.52 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Wall Street rallies on solid earnings, US-China trade talks

    Wall Street rallies on solid earnings, US-China trade talks  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 396.32 points, or 1.58 percent, to 25,558.73, the S&P 500 gained 22.32 points, or 0.79 percent, to 2,840.69 and the Nasdaq Composite added 32.41 points, or 0.42 percent, to 7,806.52.

    17 Aug 2018, 7.48 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asian shares hit one-year low on Turkey, China worries

    Asian shares hit one-year low on Turkey, China worries  

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.0 percent, while Japan's Nikkei and the Australian benchmark dropped 1.2 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively.

    16 Aug 2018, 7.57 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • US stocks drop on downbeat earnings, trade tensions

    US stocks drop on downbeat earnings, trade tensions  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 137.51 points, or 0.54 percent, to 25,162.41, the S&P 500 lost 21.59 points, or 0.76 percent, to 2,818.37 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 96.78 points, or 1.23 percent, to 7,774.12.

    16 Aug 2018, 7.49 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Asian stocks retreat as Turkey worries weigh, dollar buoyant

    Asian stocks retreat as Turkey worries weigh, dollar buoyant  

    The lira --which plummeted to a record low of 7.24 to the dollar at the week's start, rattling global markets-- was slightly weaker at 6.415 after rebounding more than 8 percent overnight.

    15 Aug 2018, 9.04 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Wall Street gains on upbeat earnings, easing Turkey jitters

    Wall Street gains on upbeat earnings, easing Turkey jitters  

    Gains were widespread, and the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended four-day losing streaks.

    15 Aug 2018, 9.00 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Wall Street dragged down by fall out from Turkey's plunging lira

    Wall Street dragged down by fall out from Turkey's plunging lira  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 125.44 points, or 0.5 percent, to 25,187.7, the S&P 500 lost 11.35 points, or 0.40 percent, to 2,821.93 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 19.40 points, or 0.25 percent, to 7,819.71.

    14 Aug 2018, 7.35 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asia tries to find its footing after Turkish tremors

    Asia tries to find its footing after Turkish tremors  

    Japan's Nikkei led the early running with a gain of 1.0 percent, while Australia added 0.4 percent.

    14 Aug 2018, 7.28 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asia shares, euro under water as Turkish lira sinks

    Asia shares, euro under water as Turkish lira sinks  

    Japan’s Nikkei lost 1.3 percent and MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.1 percent as bourses across the region turned red.

    13 Aug 2018, 7.51 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Wall Street ends lower as Turkey woes hit banks

    Wall Street ends lower as Turkey woes hit banks  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 196.09 points, or 0.77 percent, to 25,313.14, the S&P 500 lost 20.3 points, or 0.71 percent, to 2,833.28 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 52.67 points, or 0.67 percent, to 7,839.11.

    11 Aug 2018, 7.45 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asian shares down on trade anxiety; lira, rouble hit by economic worries

    Asian shares down on trade anxiety; lira, rouble hit by economic worries  

    Japan's Nikkei stock index fell 0.5 percent despite data showing that the country's economy expanded at a faster-than-expected annualised rate of 1.9 percent in the second quarter in a sign of improving momentum.

    10 Aug 2018, 7.38 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • S&P 500, Dow end lower with energy, financials; Tesla falls

    S&P 500, Dow end lower with energy, financials; Tesla falls  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 74.52 points, or 0.29 percent, to 25,509.23, the S&P 500 lost 4.12 points, or 0.14 percent, to 2,853.58 and the Nasdaq Composite added 3.46 points, or 0.04 percent, to 7,891.78.

    10 Aug 2018, 7.20 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • S&P 500, Dow edge down as oil prices, trade worries weigh

    S&P 500, Dow edge down as oil prices, trade worries weigh  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 45.16 points, or 0.18 percent, to 25,583.75, the S&P 500 lost 0.75 point, or 0.03 percent, to 2,857.7 and the Nasdaq Composite added 4.66 points, or 0.06 percent, to 7,888.33.

    09 Aug 2018, 7.46 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Amazon and Microsoft nudge S&P 500 closer to record high

    Amazon and Microsoft nudge S&P 500 closer to record high  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5 percent to end the day at 25,628.91 points. The S&P 500 ended the session at 2,858.45, just short of its January record of 2,872.87. The Nasdaq Composite added 0.31 percent to 7,883.66.

    08 Aug 2018, 7.45 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asian shares extend recovery on earnings, China policy hopes

    Asian shares extend recovery on earnings, China policy hopes  

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.22 percent while Japan's Nikkei ticked up 0.05 percent.

    08 Aug 2018, 7.15 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asian stocks flat as trade woes offset earnings-led Wall Street gains

    Asian stocks flat as trade woes offset earnings-led Wall Street gains  

    Australian stocks dipped 0.2 percent, South Korea's KOSPI rose 0.05 percent and Japan's Nikkei added 0.25 percent.

    07 Aug 2018, 7.25 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Wall Street closes higher as strong earnings cheer investors

    Wall Street closes higher as strong earnings cheer investors  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 39.6 points, or 0.16 percent, to 25,502.18, the S&P 500 gained 10.05 points, or 0.35 percent, to 2,850.4 and the Nasdaq Composite added 47.66 points, or 0.61 percent, to 7,859.68.

    07 Aug 2018, 7.16 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Wall Street gains as upbeat earnings trump trade jitters

    Wall Street gains as upbeat earnings trump trade jitters  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 136.42 points, or 0.54 percent, to 25,462.58, the S&P 500 gained 13.13 points, or 0.46 percent, to 2,840.35 and the Nasdaq Composite added 9.33 points, or 0.12 percent, to 7,812.02.

    04 Aug 2018, 10.17 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Asia stocks restrained, dollar at two-week high as trade war saps confidence

    Asia stocks restrained, dollar at two-week high as trade war saps confidence  

    Japan's Nikkei added 0.25 percent and South Korea's KOSPI edged up 0.32 percent, drawing some support from overnight gains by U.S. stocks.

    03 Aug 2018, 7.35 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • S&P, Dow edge down after Fed decision; tech boosts Nasdaq

    S&P, Dow edge down after Fed decision; tech boosts Nasdaq  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 81.37 points, or 0.32 percent, to 25,333.82, the S&P 500 lost 2.93 points, or 0.10 percent, to 2,813.36 and the Nasdaq Composite added 35.50 points, or 0.46 percent, to 7,707.29.

    02 Aug 2018, 7.28 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asian shares face headwinds from fresh trade worries, bonds fragile

    Asian shares face headwinds from fresh trade worries, bonds fragile  

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was off less than 0.1 percent in early trade while Japan's Nikkei was flat.

    02 Aug 2018, 7.26 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asian shares rise on trade war relief as investors await data

    Asian shares rise on trade war relief as investors await data  

    In Asia, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent in early trade, while Japan's Nikkei stock index gained 0.5 percent. S&P E-mini futures were up a hair at 2818.

    01 Aug 2018, 7.36 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Wall Street bounces back, led by industrials

    Wall Street bounces back, led by industrials  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 108.36 points, or 0.43 percent, to 25,415.19, the S&P 500 gained 13.69 points, or 0.49 percent, to 2,816.29 and the Nasdaq Composite added 41.79 points, or 0.55 percent, to 7,671.79.

    01 Aug 2018, 7.30 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Widespread tech sell-off drags Wall Street down

    Widespread tech sell-off drags Wall Street down  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 144.23 points, or 0.57 percent, to 25,306.83, the S&P 500 lost 16.22 points, or 0.58 percent, to 2,802.6, and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 107.42 points, or 1.39 percent, to 7,630.00.

    31 Jul 2018, 7.31 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asian shares slip on tech rout, focus shifts to Bank of Japan

    Asian shares slip on tech rout, focus shifts to Bank of Japan  

    Japan's Nikkei fell 0.5 percent. South Korea's Kospi index dipped 0.1 percent despite solid second-quarter results from Samsung Electronics which posted a 5.7 percent rise in profit.

    31 Jul 2018, 7.28 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asia cautious ahead of central bank, data fest

    Asia cautious ahead of central bank, data fest  

    Technology and energy shares led Japan's Nikkei down 0.4 percent in early trade, while tech also featured in South Korea's 0.2 percent decline.

    30 Jul 2018, 7.53 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Tech stocks weigh on Wall Street; Intel Corp slips 8%

    Tech stocks weigh on Wall Street; Intel Corp slips 8%  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 76.01 points, or 0.3 percent, to 25,451.06, the S&P 500 lost 18.62 points, or 0.66 percent, to 2,818.82 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 114.77 points, or 1.46 percent, to 7,737.42.

    28 Jul 2018, 7.55 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Asian shares struggle as trade fears keep investors cautious

    Asian shares struggle as trade fears keep investors cautious  

    Japan's Nikkei eked out a 0.3 percent gain though it was capped by worries that the Bank of Japan could scale down its asset purchase at its upcoming policy review next week.

    27 Jul 2018, 7.26 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Wall Street rises as Trump touts EU trade concessions

    Wall Street rises as Trump touts EU trade concessions  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 172.16 points, or 0.68 percent, to 25,414.1, the S&P 500 gained 25.67 points, or 0.91 percent, to 2,846.07 and the Nasdaq Composite added 91.47 points, or 1.17 percent, to 7,932.24.

    26 Jul 2018, 7.18 am  |  Source: Reuters

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