Apr 25, 2015 11:47 AM IST
Strong fourth-quarter US company earnings and signs of an overall improving economy, alongside what appears to be the start of a bottoming in crude oil prices, have given equities support.
- Apr 18, 2015 07:43 AM IST
The S&P 500 posted its biggest percentage loss since March 25 on Friday as investors shunned risk amid new trading regulations in China, renewed worries about Greece running out of money, and tepid US corporate earnings.
- Apr 15, 2015 07:58 AM IST
Today all eyes will be on the March WPI which according to CNBC-TV18 poll is expected at minus 2.07 percent.
- Apr 11, 2015 08:18 AM IST
All 10 primary S&P 500 sectors ended up on the day but the S&P Industrials index, driven by gains in GE shares, was by far the best performer and rose 1.5 percent.
- Apr 03, 2015 10:08 AM IST
US stocks bounced on Thursday after two days of declines following encouraging data on the labor market, but mixed data this week kept investors on edge before Friday's key payrolls report.
- Mar 24, 2015 07:22 AM IST
US stocks edged lower on Monday on the heels of strong gains in the prior week, as investors weighed fluctuations in the dollar and its impact on other markets, including crude prices.
- Mar 23, 2015 07:59 AM IST
Stocks in the US jumped about 1 percent to close near highs on Friday, continuing several days of alternating gains and losses as investors weighed a weaker dollar.
- Mar 07, 2015 01:40 PM IST
A robust US jobs report raised concern in markets that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates sooner than previously thought, hammering U.S. stock and bond prices on Friday.
- Mar 06, 2015 09:07 AM IST
The dollar held pole position in Asia on Friday as bulls wagered a looming US jobs report would add to the chance of rate hikes there, even as the European Central Bank embarks on a trillion euro campaign of bond-buying.
- Mar 06, 2015 09:01 AM IST
US stocks closed modestly higher in light trading on Thursday as investors held back on big bets ahead of Friday's jobs report, which is expected to be a big factor in influencing the timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike.
- Mar 05, 2015 07:54 AM IST
US stocks closed down on Wednesday for the second day in a row as investors stepped back after a recent rally ahead of jobs data due later in the week.
- Feb 26, 2015 07:53 AM IST
Stocks in the US closed narrowly mixed with the Dow Jones closing at a new record amid firming oil prices, moderate housing data.
- Feb 21, 2015 08:48 AM IST
The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Friday while the Nasdaq notched an eighth straight day of gains after Greek and euro zone finance ministers reached a deal to extend heavily indebted Greece's financial rescue by four months.
- Feb 19, 2015 07:33 AM IST
Global markets are mixed following the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's recent meeting. The Nasdaq was positive, about 100 points off the key 5,000 level, while the Dow Jones industrial average briefly turned positive before ending mildly lower above 18,000.
- Jan 31, 2015 09:17 AM IST
Energy names are among the most undervalued in the S&P 500 per StarMine's measurement of intrinsic value, which looks at anticipated growth over the next decade.
- Jan 31, 2015 08:17 AM IST
US economic growth slowed sharply in the fourth quarter as weak business spending and a wider trade deficit offset the fastest pace of consumer spending since 2006.
- Jan 30, 2015 08:01 AM IST
US stocks enjoyed a late afternoon rally and closed higher on Thursday as an upturn in oil prices and a rally in Apple and Boeing shares helped offset some disappointing earnings and lingering questions over US monetary policy.
- Jan 30, 2015 07:29 AM IST
Asian equity markets were mostly higher on the final trading day of the week, following a halt in the sell-off in energy markets and as traders digest the raft of earnings releases in Tokyo and Seoul.
- Jan 29, 2015 07:42 AM IST
Asian indices were broadly lower early Thursday, with the exception of New Zealand and the Philippines, following a sell-off on Wall Street overnight as US crude tumbled to near six-year lows.
- 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.