Jan 29, 2015 07:35 AM IST
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.
- Jan 28, 2015 07:50 AM IST
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.
- Jan 27, 2015 08:15 AM IST
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.
- Jan 08, 2015 07:45 AM IST
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.
- Dec 25, 2014 08:42 AM IST
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.
- Dec 24, 2014 07:31 AM IST
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.
- Dec 19, 2014 08:24 AM IST
Asian equities put up an upbeat performance on the final trading day of the week, following an inspiring US lead overnight.
- Dec 19, 2014 08:17 AM IST
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.
- Nov 21, 2014 08:02 AM IST
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.
- Nov 21, 2014 08:00 AM IST
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.
- Nov 19, 2014 08:00 AM IST
Global cues are positive with the US markets ending higher with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at record highs.
- Nov 07, 2014 08:07 AM IST
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.
- Nov 06, 2014 10:20 AM IST
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.
- Nov 04, 2014 07:47 AM IST
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.
- Oct 24, 2014 09:25 AM IST
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.
- Oct 23, 2014 08:48 AM IST
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.
- Oct 22, 2014 08:05 AM IST
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.
- Oct 18, 2014 08:34 AM IST
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.
- Oct 17, 2014 07:58 AM IST
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.
- Oct 11, 2014 12:39 PM IST
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.
- Oct 08, 2014 08:23 AM IST
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- Sep 17, 2014 08:00 AM IST
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.
- Sep 06, 2014 08:54 AM IST
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.
- Sep 05, 2014 07:58 AM IST
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.
- Sep 03, 2014 06:49 PM IST
Just as predicting earnings growth is difficult, predicting valuations is fraught with danger.