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  • Wall Street falls sharply after weak China data Sep 01, 2015 08:42 PM IST

    Wall Street falls sharply after weak China data

    Data showed that China's manufacturing sector shrank at its fastest pace in three years. The services sector, one of the lone bright spots in the country's economy, also showed signs of cooling.

  • Sensex cracks 587 pts, Nifty ends at 7786; banks bleed Sep 01, 2015 02:00 PM IST

    Sensex cracks 587 pts, Nifty ends at 7786; banks bleed

    The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices, too, fell over 2 percent each. About four shares declined for every share advancing on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

  • Short covering lifts Sensex 291 pts; banks, rupee strong Aug 25, 2015 02:00 PM IST

    Short covering lifts Sensex 291 pts; banks, rupee strong

    Vedanta, Tata Motors, Coal India, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, YES Bank and BPCL rallied 4-8 percent. However, HDFC, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Power, Ambuja Cements, Power Grid Corp and HCL Tech lost 1.5-6 percent.

  • Asian shares turn mixed, but Shanghai lags Aug 25, 2015 07:51 AM IST

    Asian shares turn mixed, but Shanghai lags

    It was a grim picture overnight, with major US stock indexes slumping almost 4 percent each. The S&P 500 lost 3.94 percent to end formally in correction territory, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite closed down 3.57 and 3.82 percent, respectively.

  • Dow down less than 150 points, S&P tech sect attempts gains Aug 24, 2015 10:24 PM IST

    Dow down less than 150 points, S&P tech sect attempts gains

    The major averages came sharply off lows in midday trade, with the Nasdaq off less than half a percent after earlier falling 8.8 percent. Apple reversed losses to briefly jump more than 2 percent.

  • Nifty likely to open gap down tracking global cues Aug 24, 2015 08:05 AM IST

    Nifty likely to open gap down tracking global cues

    The Dow Jones closed 530 points lower, the S&P 500 down over three percent and the Nasdaq losing over three and a half percent.

  • Wall St ahead: EM worries prompt selloff but bulls remain Aug 22, 2015 10:51 AM IST

    Wall St ahead: EM worries prompt selloff but bulls remain

    The steep selloff that pushed down the benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 index five percent over three days may say more about the outlook for emerging markets than US companies in the fourth quarter, fund managers and analysts say.

  • US market post worst week in years on China fears Aug 22, 2015 08:36 AM IST

    US market post worst week in years on China fears

    The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 530.94 points, or 3.12 percent, to 16,459.75. The S&P 500 .SPX slid 64.84 points, or 3.19 percent, to 1,970.89 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC lost 171.45 points, or 3.52 percent, to 4,706.04.

  • Wall St dips as jobs report augurs for September rate hike Aug 08, 2015 08:46 AM IST

    Wall St dips as jobs report augurs for September rate hike

    On Friday, seven of the 10 major S&P sectors were lower, with the energy index's .SPNY 1.86 percent fall leading the decliners as oil prices LCOc1 CLc1 headed for a sixth week of losses.

  • Wall St slips to end rough week on macro, earnings concerns Jul 25, 2015 08:55 AM IST

    Wall St slips to end rough week on macro, earnings concerns

    At the close of trading on Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 163.39 points, or 0.92 percent, to 17,568.53, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 22.5 points, or 1.07 percent, to 2,079.65 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 57.78 points, or 1.12 percent, to 5,088.63.

  • FT buy marks Nikkei's long-delayed English news foray Jul 24, 2015 02:38 PM IST

    FT buy marks Nikkei's long-delayed English news foray

    Nikkei's USD 1.3 billion purchase of the Financial Times from Britain's Pearson PLC marks the culmination of decades of attempts by the Japanese household name to break into mainstream English-language media.

  • Google propels Nasdaq to close at another record high Jul 18, 2015 08:18 AM IST

    Google propels Nasdaq to close at another record high

    The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 46.96 points, or 0.91 percent, to end at 5,210.14, its second straight record high close. The S&P 500 .SPX gained 2.35 points, or 0.11 percent, to end at 2,126.64, just shy of its record high of 2,130.82.

  • Wall Street week ahead: All eyes on Greece, Fed Jun 27, 2015 11:32 AM IST

    Wall Street week ahead: All eyes on Greece, Fed

    Anxiety about Greece and uncertainty about the timing of higher US interest rates may keep Wall Street on edge early next week, but one ray of hope for investors could be an unusually long streak of ambivalence on Main Street.

  • Stocks, euro slip; caution ahead of more Greek talks Jun 27, 2015 08:19 AM IST

    Stocks, euro slip; caution ahead of more Greek talks

    The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 56.66 points, or 0.32 percent, to 17,947.02, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 0.7 points, or 0.03 percent, to 2,101.61 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 31.69 points, or 0.62 percent, to 5,080.51.

  • Wall Street up on Greece hopes, Nasdaq ends at record Jun 23, 2015 08:07 AM IST

    Wall Street up on Greece hopes, Nasdaq ends at record

    Equities have been largely driven by the situation in Greece of late, with investors concerned that if the country defaults on its loans, it may have to leave the euro or the European Union, potentially shaking the region's economic foundations.

  • Asian equities mixed on Greece's new reform deal Jun 22, 2015 07:49 AM IST

    Asian equities mixed on Greece's new reform deal

    Asian equities were mostly higher early Monday, with investors encouraged by signs of a compromise in Greece's debt talks with its creditors.

  • Wall St ahead: Improvements in data for housing stocks eyed Jun 20, 2015 11:46 AM IST

    Wall St ahead: Improvements in data for housing stocks eyed

    On Monday, the National Association of Realtors is expected to report strong growth in existing home sales for May. On Wednesday, Lennar, the No. 2 US homebuilder is expected to report that it had a strong second quarter.

  • Wall St falls as Greek deadline looms; indexes up for week Jun 20, 2015 09:32 AM IST

    Wall St falls as Greek deadline looms; indexes up for week

    The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 101.56 points, or 0.56 percent, to 18,014.28, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 11.48 points, or 0.54 percent, to 2,109.76 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 15.95 points, or 0.31 percent, to 5,117.00.

  • Cramer: How to use a Grexit to your advantage Jun 16, 2015 10:28 AM IST

    Cramer: How to use a Grexit to your advantage

    Jim Cramer flipped through his tweets this morning, and saw an investor asking what the heck Rite Aid has to do with Greece. The answer? Everything, because this tiny country has managed to drive all stocks lower.

  • Greek angst weighs on Wall Street; health stocks rise Jun 16, 2015 08:04 AM IST

    Greek angst weighs on Wall Street; health stocks rise

    Stocks fell on Wall Street on Monday as investors fretted over the consequences of a possible debt default by Greece, but talk of multi-billion dollar healthcare deals buoyed shares in the sector, cutting into the market's loss.

  • Tech, healthcare lead Wall St higher; Nasdaq hits record May 28, 2015 08:00 AM IST

    Tech, healthcare lead Wall St higher; Nasdaq hits record

    US stocks ended sharply higher on Wednesday and the Nasdaq logged a record high close, led by a rebound in technology and healthcare stocks and optimism that Greece would avoid defaulting on its debt.

  • Wall Street drops on rate concerns, Greece May 27, 2015 08:00 AM IST

    Wall Street drops on rate concerns, Greece

    All 10 major S&P 500 sectors were lower, with a drop in oil prices weighing on energy shares and transportation stocks. The S&P energy index .SPNY was down 1.6 percent, while the Dow Jones transportation average .DJT fell 1.6 percent and touched its lowest level since Oct. 23.

  • Wall St ends lower after Yellen comments fail to inspire May 23, 2015 08:15 AM IST

    Wall St ends lower after Yellen comments fail to inspire

    Investors have enjoyed an extended period of low volatility and steady gains, but with the Fed on track to raise rates this year and major indexes near records, the market could get a bit choppier in coming weeks.

  • Stocks, bonds rally on US jobs data; sterling jumps May 09, 2015 08:17 AM IST

    Stocks, bonds rally on US jobs data; sterling jumps

    Global bond markets recovered for a second day, focusing on weak aspects of the latest US jobs report, which may cause the Federal Reserve to be even more cautious toward ending its near- zero interest rate policy later this year.

  • Wall Street ends stronger as global debt worries fade May 08, 2015 07:54 AM IST

    Wall Street ends stronger as global debt worries fade

    Strong quarterly results from Alibaba as well as speculation that consumer review website Yelp.com could be for sale drove technology stocks higher, with the S&P tech index up 0.87 percent.

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