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  • Wall Street ends lower after Fed statement, oil drop Jan 29, 2015 07:35 AM IST

    Wall Street ends lower after Fed statement, oil drop

    US stocks closed down on Wednesday, driven by a sharp decline in the S&P 500 energy sector, after the Federal Reserve said the domestic economy was growing at a solid pace, signaling it remains on track to raise interest rates later this year.

  • Wall Street falls 1% on earnings; Apple rallies late Jan 28, 2015 07:50 AM IST

    Wall Street falls 1% on earnings; Apple rallies late

    US stocks closed more than 1 percent lower on Tuesday as disappointing results from a number of bellwether companies pointed to weakening conditions, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment.

  • Wall Street rises after Greek elections; energy climbs Jan 27, 2015 08:15 AM IST

    Wall Street rises after Greek elections; energy climbs

    US stocks edged higher on Monday as investors brushed off fears a leftist victory in Greece would bring fresh crisis to the Eurozone and energy stocks advanced.

  • Wall Street up more than 1%, boosted by jobs data, Fed Jan 08, 2015 07:45 AM IST

    Wall Street up more than 1%, boosted by jobs data, Fed

    US stocks rebounded on Wednesday from five straight sessions of losses after strong private sector jobs data and as minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting reassured investors the bank was in no hurry to start raising interest rates.

  • Wall Street ends flat, Dow Jones ekes out record close Dec 25, 2014 08:42 AM IST

    Wall Street ends flat, Dow Jones ekes out record close

    US stocks closed flat in a short session on Wednesday as investors found few reasons to push major indexes to their sixth straight day of gains despite strength in biotechs and bullish labor market data.

  • Global mkts enjoy Santa rally; flat Nifty opening seen Dec 24, 2014 07:31 AM IST

    Global mkts enjoy Santa rally; flat Nifty opening seen

    Wall Street enjoyed a "Santa rally," as investors cheered data showing the US economy expanded in Q3 by the most in 11 years. The Dow closed above 18,000 but the Nasdaq fell, snapping a four-session winning streak, as biotechnology names weighed.

  • Asian stocks extend rally; Hang Seng at 1-week high Dec 19, 2014 08:24 AM IST

    Asian stocks extend rally; Hang Seng at 1-week high

    Asian equities put up an upbeat performance on the final trading day of the week, following an inspiring US lead overnight.

  • Wall St has best second-day gain since 2011 on Fed optimism Dec 19, 2014 08:17 AM IST

    Wall St has best second-day gain since 2011 on Fed optimism

    US stocks surged on Thursday, extending a Federal Reserve-fueled rally from the previous session and giving the S&P 500 its best two-day advance in three years.

  • Opening bell: Nifty likely to open flat, negative bias seen Nov 21, 2014 08:02 AM IST

    Opening bell: Nifty likely to open flat, negative bias seen

    The market on Thursday took a good end to otherwise quite a subdued session because at one point of time the Nifty was down close to around 20 points but it staged a big recovery from the days low and ended the day in the green with a gain of around 20 points.

  • Dow, S&P 500 end at records after US data, Intel outlook Nov 21, 2014 08:00 AM IST

    Dow, S&P 500 end at records after US data, Intel outlook

    The Dow and S&P 500 finished at record highs on Thursday as data showed further strength in the US economy and Intel gave an upbeat forecast.

  • Global cues positive; green Nifty opening seen Nov 19, 2014 08:00 AM IST

    Global cues positive; green Nifty opening seen

    Global cues are positive with the US markets ending higher with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at record highs.

  • Dow, S&P 500 hit records in volatile trading Nov 07, 2014 08:07 AM IST

    Dow, S&P 500 hit records in volatile trading

    US stocks edged up in a volatile session on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting fresh record closing highs on an indication that the European Central Bank would take more policy action if needed to boost a struggling euro zone economy.

  • Dow, S&P 500 close at records after midterm vote Nov 06, 2014 10:20 AM IST

    Dow, S&P 500 close at records after midterm vote

    The Dow Jones industrial average rose 100.69 points, or 0.58 percent, to 17,484.53, the S&P 500 gained 11.47 points, or 0.57 percent, to 2,023.57 and the Nasdaq Composite dipped 2.92 points, or 0.06 percent, to 4,620.72.

  • Dow, S&P 500 close slightly lower; semis boost Nasdaq Nov 04, 2014 07:47 AM IST

    Dow, S&P 500 close slightly lower; semis boost Nasdaq

    Monday's subdued trading followed the Dow's biggest weekly gain since January 2013 and the S&P's biggest two-week jump since December 2011. Gains in recent weeks have largely come on the back of strong quarterly results, which have eased concerns over how corporations are faring in an uncertain global economy.

  • Wall Street gains on industrial earnings but ends off highs Oct 24, 2014 09:25 AM IST

    Wall Street gains on industrial earnings but ends off highs

    The day's advance put the S&P 500 at its highest level in two weeks as results from industrial bellwethers reassured investors that corporations can generate strong profits despite concerns about global growth.

  • Wall St ends lower after shooting at Canadian parliament Oct 23, 2014 08:48 AM IST

    Wall St ends lower after shooting at Canadian parliament

    Canada's capital was jolted by the fatal shooting of a soldier and an attack on the parliament building in which gunshots were fired outside a room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking. Toronto stocks fell 1.6 percent, also affected by oil's slide.

  • Wall Street extends rebound on earnings, ECB report Oct 22, 2014 08:05 AM IST

    Wall Street extends rebound on earnings, ECB report

    The S&P 500 and Dow Jones were up more than 1 percent while the Nasdaq rose more than 2 percent, thanks to better-than-expected results from several major tech companies.

  • Wall Street gains 1% on results but S&P down for 4th week Oct 18, 2014 08:34 AM IST

    Wall Street gains 1% on results but S&P down for 4th week

    Friday's earnings offset some of the concerns about the impact of weak global demand on US corporations. Honeywell shares gained 4.3 percent to USD 90.06 after results. General Electric shares rose 2.4 percent to USD 24.82 on its earnings.

  • S&P 500, Nasdaq end higher with energy; Dow down 6th day Oct 17, 2014 07:58 AM IST

    S&P 500, Nasdaq end higher with energy; Dow down 6th day

    The S&P 500 and Nasdaq eked out slight gains on Thursday after another choppy session, as economic data eased fears about the potential effect of a weakening global economy on the United States.

  • Wall St weekahead: Investors gird for scarier days in mkts Oct 11, 2014 12:39 PM IST

    Wall St weekahead: Investors gird for scarier days in mkts

    The volatility recalls the last major period of big market gyrations in the second half of 2011, when the first-ever credit downgrade of the United States and the threat of a debt default kept investors on their toes for several months.

  • Dow Jones wins $5mn ruling against London-based Ransquawk Oct 08, 2014 08:23 AM IST

    Dow Jones wins $5mn ruling against London-based Ransquawk

    In a statement, Jason Conti, deputy general counsel for Dow Jones, said, "The USD 5 million award is just the latest instance in which we successfully pursued a content thief and came away with a significant recovery. We'll continue to challenge anyone who tries to trade off of our journalism."

  • Wall Street climbs as expectations shift on Fed policy Sep 17, 2014 08:00 AM IST

    Wall Street climbs as expectations shift on Fed policy

    After a sluggish start to trading, major indexes rallied with participants citing a report in the Wall Street Journal as indicating the Fed could be less hawkish than markets have been expecting, as investors try to divine when the central bank will hike interest rates.

  • S&P 500 ends at record as jobs report eases Fed worries Sep 06, 2014 08:54 AM IST

    S&P 500 ends at record as jobs report eases Fed worries

    By early afternoon, however, major indexes turned positive, led by utilities. Fed officials have made it clear that they see the labor market as still struggling, which partially justifies keeping rates at rock-bottom levels.

  • Wall Street ends lower as energy shares decline, offset ECB Sep 05, 2014 07:58 AM IST

    Wall Street ends lower as energy shares decline, offset ECB

    The Dow and S&P 500 had touched record intraday highs after the ECB's surprise move, with the benchmark index hitting a high of 2,011.17 earlier in the session.

  • Rosy mkt forecasts are back; and why you should ignore them Sep 03, 2014 06:49 PM IST

    Rosy mkt forecasts are back; and why you should ignore them

    Just as predicting earnings growth is difficult, predicting valuations is fraught with danger.

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