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The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 98.59 points, or 0.40 percent, at the open to 24,607.76. The S&P 500 opened lower by 12.83 points, or 0.48 percent, at 2,657.88.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 70.57 points to close at 24,211.48, after briefly rising more than 100 points. The S&P 500 advanced 0.3 percent to 2,636.98. Information technology was among the best-performing sectors in the S&P 500, advancing 0.6 percent.
Private employers added 158,000 jobs in June, the ADP National Employment Report showed, coming in below the estimated gain of 185,000 and suggesting cooling in the U.S. labour market as it nears full employment.
All three major indexes are on track to end the week higher, with focus turning to the Federal Reserve's meeting next week, where it is widely expected to raise interest rates.
US stocks rose on Monday, notching fresh record highs, as investors remained bullish on President Donald Trump's economic agenda.
Indian equities are likely to start off on a soft note today taking a breather from the two-day post-Budget rally which led the Sensex closing at a 4-month high Thursday. Indicator SGX Nifty was up 19 points at 8753.50.
US stocks climbed on Wednesday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the 20,000 mark for the first time ever as solid earnings and optimism over President Donald Trump's pro-growth initiatives revitalised a post-election rally.
"Specifically, tomorrow I want to see how Deutsche Bank performs," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial. She is also watching for the impact to the market from financial stocks and oil prices.
US stocks closed higher on Monday as investors cheered an election in Japan and extended a jobs-report rally. The S&P 500 index closed at a new all-time high and also posted a new all-time intraday high of 2,143.
US stocks opened sharply lower on Friday, reversing recent gains in a global risk-off trade after Britain surprised markets by voting to leave the European Union
The US Federal Open Market Committee begins its two-day meeting on June 14. Expectations for a summer rate hike were drastically reduced when a sharply lower-than-expected May nonfarm payroll number cast fresh doubts over the health of the US economy.
Asian markets were mixed in early trade. The Nikkei 225 was up by 0.58 percent, while the Shanghai Composite (down 0.88 percent) led the Hang Seng lower (down 0.34 percent).
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 57.12 points, or 0.32 percent, to 17,773.64, the S&P 500 lost 10.51 points, or 0.51 percent, to 2,065.3 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 29.93 points, or 0.62 percent, to 4,775.36.
Asian markets are trading mixed. The Shanghai Composite was up 1.15 percent while the Hang Seng was up 0.23 percent. Nikkei is shut for a public holiday.
Asia markets were trading mixed, following a weak handover from Wall Street. Besides the outcome of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meet, investors are also awaiting any news from the National People's Congress meeting in China.
Asian markets opened with strong gains taking a cue from the higher finish on Wall Street. Japan's January core-core consumer price index (CPI) has come in 0.7 percent higher, compared to positive 0.8 percent in December. Japan‘s Nikkei was up 1.16 percent, while Hang Seng was higher by nearly 1.7 percent.
Crude prices near 2003 lows have hammered the earnings of US energy companies, exacerbated fears of a slowing global economy and created turbulence on Wall Street that has left the S&P 500 almost 6 percent weaker since the start of the year.
US stocks closed higher as some stabilisation in oil prices offset declines in financials to help stocks recover from an intra-day decline of more than 1.5 percent.
Asia stocks opened in the red, following a sell-off on Wall Street after sentiment took a hit from mixed U.S. economic data and dashed hopes for an oil production cut.
Asia markets started off in the green following upticks in the energy sector and a positive Wall Street closing. US stocks closed more than 1 percent higher, building on their best weekly gain of 2016, as oil prices climbed.
Asia shrugged off a slow start to trade higher, with most major indices gaining. Hang Seng led the gains closely followed by Nikkei.
US stocks closed more than 1.5 percent higher with their largest three-day gain since late August, helped by some recovery in oil prices and encouraging economic data..The Dow Jones and S&P 500 posted their first three-day win streak of 2016.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 257.42 points, or 1.59 percent, to 16,453.83, the S&P 500 gained 31.24 points, or 1.65 percent, to 1,926.82 and the Nasdaq Composite added 98.11 points, or 2.21 percent, to 4,534.07.
BlackRock Chairman and CEO Laurence Fink said Friday he's more bullish on stocks than he was a week ago, but he believes crude hasn't hit bottom despite the recent rally in depressed oil prices.