Feb 23, 2016 07:51 AM IST
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.
- Feb 22, 2016 07:55 AM IST
Asia shrugged off a slow start to trade higher, with most major indices gaining. Hang Seng led the gains closely followed by Nikkei.
- Feb 18, 2016 07:59 AM IST
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.
- Feb 18, 2016 07:57 AM IST
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.
- Jan 22, 2016 08:26 PM IST
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.
- Jan 22, 2016 07:50 AM IST
Asian markets were broadly higher tracking the rally in European and US markets overnight, following European Central Bank President, Mario Draghi‘s hint at further stimulus.
- Jan 21, 2016 07:50 AM IST
Asian markets were trading mixed, taking a cue from the late pull back on Wall Street. Nikkei was trading with gains, though the index has lost 10 percent in 2016 and is down 20 percent from its June 2015 highs.
- Jan 20, 2016 10:19 AM IST
Crude choked off a stock market rally Tuesday, when futures reversed course during the trading day. West Texas Intermediate oil futures ended down more than 3 percent at $28.46 per barrel.
- Jan 20, 2016 10:18 AM IST
US stocks rallied along with global equities markets Tuesday but buying faded and what started the day as a strong rally became a rather squishy sell-off. However, the market closed mixed to higher.
- Jan 20, 2016 07:45 AM IST
US stocks closed mixed, stabilizing after a sharply lower start to the year. The S&P 500 held above its August low of 1,867. Europe, though, ended with 1 percent gains
- Jan 15, 2016 08:30 PM IST
The Dow Jones industrial average traded about 330 points lower. Earlier, the index briefly fell more than 400 points in morning trade to dip below the psychologically key 16,000 level
- Dec 19, 2015 09:25 AM IST
The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 289.05 points to 17,206.79, the S&P 500 had lost 26.27 points to 2,015.62 and the Nasdaq Composite had dropped 58.25 to 4,944.30.
- Dec 18, 2015 07:48 AM IST
The day's fall followed three sessions of gains. On Wednesday, the market rallied after the Fed raised its benchmark rate by 25 basis points to between 0.25 and 0.50 percent, signalling confidence in the world‘s largest economy.
- Dec 17, 2015 07:17 AM IST
Markets judged the Fed's statement to be dovish, supportive of risk assets including equities. Defensive sectors of the market, recently hit in anticipation of the rate hike, were the best performers.
- Dec 16, 2015 10:32 AM IST
The Labour Department said on Tuesday its so-called core Consumer Price Index, which excludes food and energy, gained 0.2 percent last month. It was the third straight month that the core CPI increased by that margin, and reflected rising rents, airline fares, new motor vehicles and healthcare costs.
- Dec 16, 2015 07:59 AM IST
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 156.67 points, or 0.9 percent, to 17,525.17, the S&P 500 gained 21.45 points, or 1.06 percent, to 2,043.39 and the Nasdaq Composite added 43.13 points, or 0.87 percent, to 4,995.36.
- Dec 15, 2015 08:00 AM IST
The S&P 500 benchmark index rallied in the afternoon after falling earlier in the session in a volatile trading day. Concerns about high-yield bonds, oil price swings and the Fed made for a skittish market, said Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions Inc.
- Nov 12, 2015 08:01 AM IST
Energy stocks were bogged down by a more than 3 percent drop in oil prices to their lowest since mid-September on worries about growing US stockpiles.
- Nov 11, 2015 12:07 PM IST
However, the Dow was able to close mildly higher, with UnitedHealthand Visa contributing the most to gains.
- Oct 22, 2015 08:09 AM IST
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 48.5 points, or 0.28 percent, to 17,168.61, the S&P 500 lost 11.83 points, or 0.58 percent, to 2,018.94 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 40.86 points, or 0.84 percent, to 4,840.12.
- Oct 20, 2015 07:13 AM IST
The Dow and S&P 500 pared losses late in the session while the Nasdaq added to gains. Nike, up 2.1 percent, helped the Dow, while gains in Apple and Intel supported all three major indexes.
- Oct 14, 2015 07:56 AM IST
In key earnings today, one can expect another quiet quarter from Hindustan Unilever (HUL) owing to 5-7% volumes growth. Standalone profits are seen rising 5 percent to Rs 1038 crores. Also watch out for Zee Entertainment as it reports its numbers today.
- Oct 13, 2015 07:56 AM IST
The US stocks closed mildly higher in low volume trade as investors readied for the first major earnings reports due today.
- Sep 15, 2015 08:18 PM IST
"That's the sign of the bubble. They're worried but they're thinking they'll get out," he said. "This can suddenly turn, and we're looking somewhat like that now."
- Sep 15, 2015 07:39 AM IST
In the US stocks closed lower as investors eyed the Federal Reserve meeting later in the week.