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  • Dow Jones hits record high as materials, energy stocks jump May 10, 2021 08:10 PM IST

    Dow Jones hits record high as materials, energy stocks jump

    The materials sector added 1.3% to hit an all-time high, while the energy index jumped to a more than one-year peak after a cyber attack on top U.S. pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline shuttered a fuel network that transports nearly half of the East Coast's supplies, lifting oil prices.

  • Wall Street Week Ahead: Fed meeting in focus as stocks wobble, coronavirus bill stalls Sep 12, 2020 10:21 AM IST

    Wall Street Week Ahead: Fed meeting in focus as stocks wobble, coronavirus bill stalls

    Investors are also hoping to learn more about the US Fed’s strategic decision to allow periods of higher inflation as it puts more emphasis on bolstering the labour market.

  • Dow ends higher but Wall Street posts second straight weekly drop on tech slide Sep 12, 2020 10:15 AM IST

    Dow ends higher but Wall Street posts second straight weekly drop on tech slide

    The tech sector posted its fifth decline in six days and biggest weekly percentage decline since March as investors sold companies such as Apple that have spearheaded the dramatic rally from coronavirus-driven lows in March.

  • Indian investors should expand their horizons and explore other markets Jul 23, 2020 09:42 AM IST

    Indian investors should expand their horizons and explore other markets

    Investing in foreign markets is also an opportunity to diversify portfolios

  • Nifty top loser versus global indices since COVID-19 became a pandemic May 20, 2020 03:24 PM IST

    Nifty top loser versus global indices since COVID-19 became a pandemic

    Among the markets analysed, German benchmark DAX rose the most.

  • US stock market looks similar to March 2009, the onset of biggest bull rally: Morgan Stanley May 19, 2020 09:36 AM IST

    US stock market looks similar to March 2009, the onset of biggest bull rally: Morgan Stanley

    The number of stocks trading above their 200-day moving average has climbed supported by "cyclical stocks" like small-caps, which is a telling sign that a recovery may be underway, said Mike Wilson of Morgan Stanley wrote in a note.

  • Almar Latour Named CEO of Wall Street Journal Publisher Dow Jones May 05, 2020 12:30 PM IST

    Almar Latour Named CEO of Wall Street Journal Publisher Dow Jones

    Latour takes over the helm following the departure of William Lewis effective May 15, the Wall Street Journal owner said.

  • Morgan Stanley bullish on US market, says recovery will be much faster in banks, consumer stocks Apr 29, 2020 11:24 AM IST

    Morgan Stanley bullish on US market, says recovery will be much faster in banks, consumer stocks

    Wilson, however, advised investors to stay away from the energy sector.

  • Dow Jones Chief Executive Will Lewis to step down Apr 09, 2020 07:47 AM IST

    Dow Jones Chief Executive Will Lewis to step down

    Lewis will continue to work with his team through the COVID-19 crisis for the next month, while a successor will be announced in the coming weeks, the Wall Street Journal owner said.

  • When will global markets bottom out? Apr 02, 2020 08:28 AM IST

    When will global markets bottom out?

  • Wall Street hits records on hopes tariffs will be dropped Dec 12, 2019 10:20 PM IST

    Wall Street hits records on hopes tariffs will be dropped

    The movement was seen after US President Donald Trump tweeted that a trade deal with China was "very close".

  • Wall Street ends flat amid rate hopes, tech declines Sep 10, 2019 08:18 AM IST

    Wall Street ends flat amid rate hopes, tech declines

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 38.05 points, or 0.14%, to 26,835.51, the S&P 500 lost 0.28 point, or 0.01%, to 2,978.43 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 15.64 points, or 0.19%, to 8,087.44.

  • S&P, Nasdaq notch record closes from GDP, earnings boost Apr 27, 2019 08:18 AM IST

    S&P, Nasdaq notch record closes from GDP, earnings boost

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 81.25 points, or 0.31 percent, to 26,543.33, the S&P 500 gained 13.71 points, or 0.47 percent, to 2,939.88 and the Nasdaq Composite added 27.72 points, or 0.34 percent, to 8,146.40.

  • Wall Street edges lower, energy stocks fall Apr 25, 2019 07:48 AM IST

    Wall Street edges lower, energy stocks fall

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 59.34 points, or 0.22 percent, to 26,597.05, the S&P 500 lost 6.43 points, or 0.22 percent, to 2,927.25 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 18.81 points, or 0.23 percent, to 8,102.02.

  • Wall Street edges higher on generally positive earnings Apr 17, 2019 10:09 AM IST

    Wall Street edges higher on generally positive earnings

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 67.89 points, or 0.26 percent, to 26,452.66, the S&P 500 gained 1.48 points, or 0.05 percent, to 2,907.06 and the Nasdaq Composite added 24.21 points, or 0.3 percent, to 8,000.23.

  • Banks stifle Wall Street rally following dovish Fed statement Mar 21, 2019 07:15 AM IST

    Banks stifle Wall Street rally following dovish Fed statement

    While all three major US stock indexes briefly reversed earlier losses following the Fed statement, only the Nasdaq ended the session in positive territory.

  • Wall Street extends rally on US-China trade optimism Jan 19, 2019 08:43 AM IST

    Wall Street extends rally on US-China trade optimism

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 336.25 points, or 1.38 percent, to 24,706.35, the S&P 500 gained 34.75 points, or 1.32 percent, to 2,670.71 and the Nasdaq Composite added 72.77 points, or 1.03 percent, to 7,157.23.

  • The Market Podcast: Apple's forecast cut, PM's revelation on Urjit Patel, and a lousy start to 2019 Jan 04, 2019 04:30 PM IST

    The Market Podcast: Apple's forecast cut, PM's revelation on Urjit Patel, and a lousy start to 2019

    The Market Podcast gets you up to speed on all the important market action that transpired during the week in under five minutes.

  • Wall Street roars back late to keep rally going Dec 28, 2018 07:46 AM IST

    Wall Street roars back late to keep rally going

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 260.37 points, or 1.14 percent, to 23,138.82, the S&P 500 gained 21.13 points, or 0.86 percent, to 2,488.83 and the Nasdaq Composite added 25.14 points, or 0.38 percent, to 6,579.49.

  • Dow notches record point surge in dramatic rebound Dec 27, 2018 07:46 AM IST

    Dow notches record point surge in dramatic rebound

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1,086.25 points, or 4.98 percent, to 22,878.45, the S&P 500 gained 116.6 points, or 4.96 percent, to 2,467.7, and the Nasdaq Composite added 361.44 points, or 5.84 percent, to 6,554.36.

  • Wall Street tumbles, indexes post biggest weekly losses since March Dec 08, 2018 08:43 AM IST

    Wall Street tumbles, indexes post biggest weekly losses since March

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 558.72 points, or 2.24 percent, to 24,388.95, the S&P 500 lost 62.87 points, or 2.33 percent, to 2,633.08 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 219.01 points, or 3.05 percent, to 6,969.25.

  • S&P 500 gains with energy, tech but ends near day's low Nov 22, 2018 07:49 AM IST

    S&P 500 gains with energy, tech but ends near day's low

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended flat at 24,464.69, the S&P 500 gained 8.04 points, or 0.30 percent, to 2,649.93 and the Nasdaq Composite added 63.43 points, or 0.92 percent, to 6,972.25.

  • Dow surges more than 400 points as China's Xi alleviates trade war fears Apr 11, 2018 08:35 AM IST

    Dow surges more than 400 points as China's Xi alleviates trade war fears

    Crude prices rose more than 3 percent, breaking above USD 65 per barrel. Oil's strong gains boosted energy stocks. The Energy Select Sector SPDR fund (XLE) surged 3.3 percent and posted its best day since Nov. 30, 2016.

  • Wall Street climbs on bull market's birthday as inflation fears ebb Mar 10, 2018 10:39 AM IST

    Wall Street climbs on bull market's birthday as inflation fears ebb

    Inflationary fears dissipated on Friday after US Labor Department data showed nonfarm payrolls jumped by 313,000 jobs last month, while average hourly earnings rose only 0.1 percent compared with a 0.3 percent rise in January.

  • Stock exchanges may call for early margin if sell-off intensifies Feb 06, 2018 09:07 AM IST

    Stock exchanges may call for early margin if sell-off intensifies

    Brokers normally have to deposit margin money with the exchanges at 12 noon. In case the exchanges feel the market condition could worsen, they may call for margin funds ahead earlier than that

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