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  • Wall St bounces at open after 5-day drop Apr 11, 2012 07:12 PM IST

    Wall St bounces at open after 5-day drop

    US stocks bounced back at the open Wednesday after five days of losses on the S&P 500 that brought the benchmark index down more than 4%.

  • US stocks extend losing streak, euro falls Apr 10, 2012 09:36 PM IST

    US stocks extend losing streak, euro falls

    Wall Street stocks extended their recent losing streak on Tuesday, stung by worries about slowing US job growth, while the euro fell on nagging concerns about Europe's fiscal problems.

  • World stocks, oil slip after sharp rise Apr 03, 2012 08:12 PM IST

    World stocks, oil slip after sharp rise

    Global stocks edged lower along with oil futures on Tuesday following Monday's strong gains and as investors were cautious ahead of the release of U.S. central bank meeting minutes.

  • Wall St flat ahead of data, FOMC minutes Apr 03, 2012 07:16 PM IST

    Wall St flat ahead of data, FOMC minutes

    U.S. stocks edged lower at the open on Tuesday ahead of factory orders data and minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting after the S&P 500 climbed to a 4-year high in the prior session.

  • In Q1: Nikkei shoots up 20.3%, Shanghai gains 2.9% Apr 02, 2012 07:52 AM IST

    In Q1: Nikkei shoots up 20.3%, Shanghai gains 2.9%

    US consumer spending for February was up 0.8% as against consensus 0.6%, which was double the January reading; January/February average is pointing at 1.8% annualized, well above 2011.

  • World stocks rise on U.S. data, euro gains on Spain Mar 30, 2012 10:36 PM IST

    World stocks rise on U.S. data, euro gains on Spain

    World equity markets advanced on Friday, on track to end the quarter with double-digit gains, as reports showing the U.S. economy and consumer sentiment still on the road to recovery helped buoy prices.

  • Wall St cuts losses in late trade; Dow ends up 20 pts Mar 30, 2012 07:26 AM IST

    Wall St cuts losses in late trade; Dow ends up 20 pts

    The Dow managed a slim gain on Thursday while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq shook off most of their earlier losses to end slightly lower, as investors took advantage of a sell-off to buy blue chips that have been rallying throughout the quarter.

  • Oil falls on reserve talks, world stocks follow Mar 28, 2012 10:12 PM IST

    Oil falls on reserve talks, world stocks follow

    Oil prices fell on Wednesday as U.S. and some European governments mulled the release of strategic oil reserves, while commodity-related shares weighed on global equities.

  • Wall St opens flat, Oracle gains Mar 21, 2012 07:12 PM IST

    Wall St opens flat, Oracle gains

    U.S. stocks opened little changed on Wednesday as investors awaited data on the housing market a day after the S&P 500 snapped a three-day winning streak.

  • S&P within 10% of record high; Apple up on dividend plan Mar 20, 2012 02:26 AM IST

    S&P within 10% of record high; Apple up on dividend plan

    The S&P 500 extended its rally on Monday to climb within 10% of its historic closing high, after Apple said it would pay a USD 10 billion annual dividend and buy back stock.

  • S&P 500 ends best week since Dec with quiet day Mar 17, 2012 07:53 AM IST

    S&P 500 ends best week since Dec with quiet day

    The S&P 500 closed out its best week in three months with a slim gain on Friday as investors continued to propel equities near four-year highs.

  • Sebi boss slams algo trading, questions its social purpose Mar 09, 2012 11:42 AM IST

    Sebi boss slams algo trading, questions its social purpose

    Securities and Exchange Board of India chairman UK Sinha on Friday slammed algorithmic trading, warning about the risks they posed to the system, and questioned their "social purpose."

  • US jobs data lift stocks; Dow ends 78 pts up, euro rebounds Mar 08, 2012 07:42 AM IST

    US jobs data lift stocks; Dow ends 78 pts up, euro rebounds

    US and European stocks advanced on Wednesday after promising US jobs data, and the euro rebounded after hitting a three-week low on renewed optimism that Greek will complete its debt restructuring after major banks and pension funds pledged their support.

  • S&P ends above 1370 for 1st time since May 2008 Feb 29, 2012 07:27 AM IST

    S&P ends above 1370 for 1st time since May 2008

    Dow Jones finally managed to close above 13000; S&P too close above 1370 for first time since May 2008.

  • Wall St extends run on consumer confidence; Dow above 13K Feb 29, 2012 07:00 AM IST

    Wall St extends run on consumer confidence; Dow above 13K

    Strong US consumer confidence helped extend Wall Street's rally on Tuesday, with the Dow closing above 13,000 for the first time since May 2008, while oil suffered its biggest loss in 2-1/2 months.

  • US markets end higher; Dow Jones gains 46 points Feb 24, 2012 06:25 AM IST

    US markets end higher; Dow Jones gains 46 points

    Wall Street stocks rose on Thursday after data showed the US labor market remained on the mend, but the market stalled as it approached highs not seen since before the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers.

  • US markets close lower as Greek deal falters Feb 11, 2012 06:55 AM IST

    US markets close lower as Greek deal falters

    The S&P 500 posted its biggest daily percentage decline thus far in 2012 on Friday after an about-face on Greece's long-awaited debt deal ended a five-week streak of gains for equities.

  • Global mkt rally continues; 5400 on cards for Nifty today Feb 06, 2012 08:18 AM IST

    Global mkt rally continues; 5400 on cards for Nifty today

    Globally things are very good; we witnessed a very big rally on Friday. The data in US data was very strong. Nifty closed up very smart on Friday; it was well above 5,300 levels.

  • Wall Street closes lower as US GDP falls short Jan 28, 2012 06:02 AM IST

    Wall Street closes lower as US GDP falls short

    World stocks fell on Friday on news the US economy grew more slowly than expected in the last quarter of 2011, while the euro rose on hopes of an imminent deal on Greece's debt that could help avert a disorderly default. The Dow Jones closed down 74.17 points, or 0.58%, at 12,660.46.

  • US markets end higher led by tech gains Jan 21, 2012 07:55 AM IST

    US markets end higher led by tech gains

    US stocks finished mixed to higher in quiet trading on Friday, as traders bought and sold equities as earnings reports broke throughout the day, with technology companies pushing the market into positive territory.

  • Market may see 4500-4600 levels in Jan: Violet Arch Capital Dec 29, 2011 10:34 AM IST

    Market may see 4500-4600 levels in Jan: Violet Arch Capital

    Violet Arch Capital Advisors tells CNBC-TV18 that the Nifty could fall back to 4500-4600 in January.

  • Wall Street drops at open on euro zone worry Dec 14, 2011 08:50 PM IST

    Wall Street drops at open on euro zone worry

    Wall Street stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday with traders focused on a sliding euro and rising Italian bond yields as market anxiety over Europe persisted.

  • US market logs second weekly gain after EU deal Dec 10, 2011 11:38 AM IST

    US market logs second weekly gain after EU deal

    Stocks closed near their highs Friday, climbing steadily throughout the session, as investors appeared to show relief after the euro zone's latest plan to solve its debt crisis.

  • US mkts end off day's high; Dow Jones up 78 points Dec 06, 2011 09:14 AM IST

    US mkts end off day's high; Dow Jones up 78 points

    The US equity markets closed Monday's session on a positive note on hopes of resolution to the European debt crisis. Investors looked optimistic after the statement from French President Nicolas Sarkozy in a meeting before the EU summit to be scheduled on December 9.

  • Lessons from History: Mehrab Irani Dec 05, 2011 07:00 PM IST

    Lessons from History: Mehrab Irani

    The current turbulent and volatility witnessed in all the asset classes including equities, bonds, oil gold, base metals, real estate etc and the synchronized global bear market which we observed in the year 2008 are leaving many investors totally agashed.

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