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  • Wall Street closes up after choppy trading due to higher jobless claims Jul 23, 2021 07:36 AM IST

    Wall Street closes up after choppy trading due to higher jobless claims

    All three major U.S. stock indexes ended in the green and within 1% of record closing highs, thanks in part to Big Tech. The Dow and S&P 500 fell earlier in the day on the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits. The dollar also rose after it slid earlier in the trading session.

  • Wall St falls as growth stocks slip, value plays rise on falling jobless claims Jul 16, 2021 08:03 AM IST

    Wall St falls as growth stocks slip, value plays rise on falling jobless claims

    A recent rotation into the growth sector pushed the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to record peaks earlier in the week.

  • Asian stocks hit 2-month lows as fast-spreading Delta variant shatters confidence Jul 09, 2021 08:34 AM IST

    Asian stocks hit 2-month lows as fast-spreading Delta variant shatters confidence

    Investors flocked to the safety of bonds overnight with 10-year U.S. Treasury yields reaching levels not seen since February.

  • Slide in coronavirus-sensitive stocks suggests growing worries over Delta variant in US Jul 09, 2021 07:49 AM IST

    Slide in coronavirus-sensitive stocks suggests growing worries over Delta variant in US

    Declines in the shares of companies tied to the reopening trade have broadly outpaced those of other so-called value stocks, which have been battered on worries that economic growth will be slower than expected in coming months.

  • Stocks struggle as taper talk, crypto crash put markets on edge May 20, 2021 08:00 AM IST

    Stocks struggle as taper talk, crypto crash put markets on edge

    Benchmarks in South Korea and Japan were either side of flat in morning trade and Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell about 0.8% to pull MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan down by 0.2%.

  • Inflation woes push US stocks to 1-month low, USD struggle May 12, 2021 07:30 AM IST

    Inflation woes push US stocks to 1-month low, USD struggle

    Technology stocks were among the biggest losers, mirroring a sell-off in China, where talk of tighter regulation sent technology shares skidding.

  • Oil prices rise on weaker dollar, likely drawdown in US stocks Apr 20, 2021 07:48 AM IST

    Oil prices rise on weaker dollar, likely drawdown in US stocks

    Brent crude futures for June delivery rose by 29 cents, or 0.4%, to $67.33 a barrel at 0157 GMT.

  • US stocks slip from record highs before bank earnings Apr 13, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    US stocks slip from record highs before bank earnings

    The smooth auction of $96 billion in new three- and 10-year U.S. Treasury notes kept a move higher in yields in check as the market looked to key data releases this week, including a reading on U.S. consumer price inflation and retail sales.

  • Want to invest in global bourses? Here are 5 things to know Apr 06, 2021 08:34 AM IST

    Want to invest in global bourses? Here are 5 things to know

    Over the past year, many Indian investors have been investing in global stock markets, especially in the top US-listed equities, not only to get better returns but also for diversifying their portfolio.

  • Gold set for worst quarter since 2016-end on robust dollar, yields Mar 31, 2021 11:22 AM IST

    Gold set for worst quarter since 2016-end on robust dollar, yields

    Spot gold was down 0.3% to $1,679.41 per ounce by 0438 GMT, after hitting its lowest since March. 8 at $1,677.61. It has declined more than 3% so far this month and 11.4% during the quarter.

  • Wall Street dips, with technology the biggest drag Mar 31, 2021 08:08 AM IST

    Wall Street dips, with technology the biggest drag

    At the same time, the S&P 500 financials, industrials and consumer discretionary sectors rose, extending the recent rotation out of growth and into so-called value names.

  • US stocks slide as stimulus, infrastructure costs spook investors Mar 24, 2021 07:54 AM IST

    US stocks slide as stimulus, infrastructure costs spook investors

    Remarks by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen that the U.S. economy remains in crisis from the pandemic as she defended developing plans for future tax increases to pay for the new public investments put investors on alert.

  • Asian equity futures under pressure after US stocks, oil slide Mar 24, 2021 07:09 AM IST

    Asian equity futures under pressure after US stocks, oil slide

    Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures fell 0.2%. In Japan, Nikkei futures were 0.6% lower. Australian futures traded either side of unchanged.

  • S&P 500 and Dow end session at record highs Mar 16, 2021 07:26 AM IST

    S&P 500 and Dow end session at record highs

    In a concrete sign that the worst of the damage from the coronavirus pandemic may be over for the airline industry, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways said leisure bookings were rising.

  • US Congress agrees to $900 billion COVID stimulus, but experts don't see much upside in Sensex; here's why? Dec 22, 2020 07:27 AM IST

    US Congress agrees to $900 billion COVID stimulus, but experts don't see much upside in Sensex; here's why?

    Investors are advised to stay on the sidelines for now until further clarity emerges as the market has already run up ahead of fundamentals, suggest experts.

  • Stocks hit record high as Joe Biden, vaccine lift global prospects Nov 25, 2020 08:52 AM IST

    Stocks hit record high as Joe Biden, vaccine lift global prospects

    The formal start of U.S. president-elect Joe Biden's transition to the White House and increasing confidence a COVID-19 vaccine would be ready soon ushered in renewed appetite for global shares.

  • US stock futures extend losses as Donald Trump tests positive for COVID-19 Oct 02, 2020 11:15 AM IST

    US stock futures extend losses as Donald Trump tests positive for COVID-19

    Futures for the S&P 500 slid 1.21% by early afternoon in Asia, while Treasury yields also fell.

  • Asian markets seen firmer after Wall Street turns positive Sep 10, 2020 07:11 AM IST

    Asian markets seen firmer after Wall Street turns positive

    The U-turn in U.S. stocks, however, was already reflected in some markets, so the impact in Asia may be muted, said Rodrigo Catril, a senior FX strategist at National Australia Bank.

  • Tech powers S&P 500 to record closing high, Dow now positive for the year Aug 29, 2020 09:56 AM IST

    Tech powers S&P 500 to record closing high, Dow now positive for the year

    All three major US stock indexes ended the week higher than last Friday's close, marking the fifth consecutive weekly gains for the S&P and the Nasdaq.

  • Oil prices climb as storage fills less rapidly than feared Apr 29, 2020 07:10 AM IST

    Oil prices climb as storage fills less rapidly than feared

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures jumped to a high of $13.85 and were up 8.8%, or $1.09, at $13.43 at 0038 GMT, paring a 27% plunge over the first two days of this week.

  • US economy to coast, no big boost expected from trade deal: Poll Jan 23, 2020 08:05 AM IST

    US economy to coast, no big boost expected from trade deal: Poll

    While financial markets were optimistic in the run-up to and after the trade agreement - with U.S. stocks hitting all-time highs last week - the growth and inflation outlook in the latest poll was little changed from the previous few months.

  • Viewpoint | Want to beat venture capitalists’ returns? Invest in listed US innovators Jun 17, 2019 09:05 AM IST

    Viewpoint | Want to beat venture capitalists’ returns? Invest in listed US innovators

    From 2008-18, the Nasdaq delivered higher returns compared to what US Venture Capital investors managed

  • Wall Street opens lower on global growth worries Jan 22, 2019 09:32 PM IST

    Wall Street opens lower on global growth worries

    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.

  • Stocks close higher; tech notches 3-day winning streak Dec 08, 2017 08:03 AM IST

    Stocks close higher; tech notches 3-day winning streak

    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.

  • Wall Street drops on labour market data, North Korea concern Jul 07, 2017 07:30 AM IST

    Wall Street drops on labour market data, North Korea concern

    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.

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