Aug 20, 2011 05:20 PM IST
Markets this week suffered yet again on weak global cues. However, the spotlight was solely focused on Anna Hazare and his campaign against corruption.
- Aug 20, 2011 10:05 AM IST
The S&P 500 stock index on Friday was likely to extend its 4.5% decline of the previous session as concerns mount the US economy may slip back into recession.
- Aug 17, 2011 10:08 PM IST
US stocks rose on Wednesday, buoyed by earnings reports from consumer bellwethers like Target.
- Aug 17, 2011 07:54 PM IST
US stocks opened higher on Wednesday, buoyed by earnings reports from consumer bellwethers like Target while gains in commodities and the euro indicated more willingness to add to risky assets.
- Aug 11, 2011 09:02 AM IST
Asian markets headed lower today over mounting concerns about the health of Europe's banks and France's debt rating. Japan's Nikkei 225 index sank 1.3% to 8,922.32, wiping out gains of the previous day. The country's strengthening currency clobbered Japan's behemoth export sector.
- Aug 10, 2011 08:36 PM IST
Wall Street stocks fell sharply on Wednesday on fears over possible trouble in the French banking sector that has large exposure to shaky peripheral European debt.
- Aug 10, 2011 03:00 PM IST
In the last hour of trade the indices were moving towards the day's high as European markets started regaining their losses. Even Dow Jones futures trimmed its losses to 28 points from 135 points. But all markets remained extremely volatile with positive bias.
- Aug 10, 2011 02:02 PM IST
Equity benchmarks trimmed their gains in the afternoon trade as Dow Jones Futures lost more than 135 points.
- Aug 10, 2011 09:18 AM IST
The benchmark Sensex saw a sharp rebound on Wednesday, rallying nearly 400 points in the opening trade, which was on expected lines following a strong pull back in global markets.
- Aug 09, 2011 10:42 PM IST
Several major stock markets across the world notched up gains today on buying at bargain levels, with Dow Jones Industrial Average soaring over 212 points, although Asian bourses remained weak.
- Aug 09, 2011 01:58 PM IST
A bad start to European markets and US index futures pulled the benchmark Sensex down by 300 points. About four shares were declining for every one share advancing on the National Stock Exchange.
- Aug 06, 2011 10:30 AM IST
US stocks closed out their worst week in more than two years on Friday in a volatile session that saw the major indexes whip back and forth before the S&P 500 ended down less than a point.
- Aug 04, 2011 08:07 PM IST
Major US stock indexes tumbled more than 1% at the open on Thursday, resuming their downturn after a labor market report became the latest datapoint to show the economy has stalled.
- Aug 01, 2011 07:35 PM IST
US stocks rose more than 1% at the open on Monday on relief over a last-ditch deal in Washington to raise the US borrowing limit and avert an unprecedented default.
- Jul 29, 2011 09:27 PM IST
US stocks pared sharp losses and moved higher on Friday as President Obama called for compromise on debt ceiling talks in Washington and Republicans planned to revise a bill to raise the nation's debt limit.
- Jul 29, 2011 07:56 PM IST
US stocks opened 1% lower and were on track to post their worst weekly losses in nearly a year on Friday after data showed meagre growth in the economy while a setback in Washington over a debt deal kept investors nervous.
- Jul 27, 2011 08:00 PM IST
US stocks fell for a third straight day on Wednesday as a political deadlock over raising the debt ceiling and a decline in durable goods orders kept investors away.
- Jul 25, 2011 08:19 PM IST
US stocks tumbled on Monday as political brinkmanship in Washington over the US debt ceiling sparked fears of a US rating downgrade, sending world equities lower and pushing gold to a record high.
- Jul 12, 2011 10:36 PM IST
Dow and the S&P were slightly higher on Tuesday as two days of heavy selling provided buying opportunities, but continuing debt worries kept investors on edge.
- Jul 09, 2011 09:22 AM IST
US stocks fell on Friday as a weak jobs report dashed optimism that the economy was emerging from a soft patch, leaving investors to hope earnings season would revive an appetite for buying.
- Jul 02, 2011 08:45 AM IST
US stocks started July with a bang on Friday with Wall Street scoring its best week in two years, helped by strong manufacturing data that eased concerns about slowing growth.
- Jun 30, 2011 07:28 AM IST
The US equity markets ended higher for a third-consecutive session, led by banks, amid end-of-quarter window dressing and after the Greek parliament approved austerity measures to avoid a debt default. The CBOE volatility index tumbled 10%.
- Jun 29, 2011 08:02 PM IST
US stocks were higher on Wednesday after Greece's parliament passed an unpopular austerity plan key to avoiding a debt default.
- Jun 24, 2011 07:52 PM IST
US stocks opened slightly lower on Friday after a brief suspension in the trading of some big Italian banks raised new concerns about the European debt crisis, though better-than-expected durable goods orders kept losses limited.
- Jun 23, 2011 07:44 PM IST
US stocks dropped more than 1% at the open on Thursday after the latest data on the labor market further confirmed investor fears of a slowdown in the economy.