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  • Stocks rally on oil turn as Fed vows rate patience Dec 18, 2014 08:21 AM IST

    Stocks rally on oil turn as Fed vows rate patience

    Stocks rose after the Federal Reserve retained the phrase "considerable time" in its policy statement, and also introduced another word, "patient," as the central bank readies to raise interest rates next year.

  • Oil slump leads Wall Street to worst week in 2-1/2 years Dec 13, 2014 09:52 AM IST

    Oil slump leads Wall Street to worst week in 2-1/2 years

    The S&P energy sector was down 2.2 percent on the day. It is down 16.5 percent this year, the worst performing of 10 S&P sectors.

  • Wall Street up for 6th straight week despite oil rout Nov 29, 2014 08:19 AM IST

    Wall Street up for 6th straight week despite oil rout

    Crude oil fell below USD 68 per barrel a day after OPEC decided not to cut output, which could leave markets oversupplied. The 7 percent decline was the biggest one-day drop since May 2011, with prices lowest since 2010.

  • Stocks close up for the fifth week; Dow, S&P at records Nov 22, 2014 12:15 PM IST

    Stocks close up for the fifth week; Dow, S&P at records

    Early on Friday, China's central bank made its first interest rate cut in more than two years and the European Central Bank took action to stimulate the economy.

  • Wall Street posts gains for fourth week; ends flat for day Nov 15, 2014 08:30 AM IST

    Wall Street posts gains for fourth week; ends flat for day

    The Dow Jones industrial average fell 18.05 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,634.74, the S&P 500 gained 0.49 points, or 0.02 percent, to 2,039.82 and the Nasdaq Composite added 8.40 points, or 0.18 percent, to 4,688.54.

  • Dow, S&P 500 close at records after midterm vote Nov 06, 2014 10:20 AM IST

    Dow, S&P 500 close at records after midterm vote

    The Dow Jones industrial average rose 100.69 points, or 0.58 percent, to 17,484.53, the S&P 500 gained 11.47 points, or 0.57 percent, to 2,023.57 and the Nasdaq Composite dipped 2.92 points, or 0.06 percent, to 4,620.72.

  • Dow, S&P end at record highs; BoJ move adds fuel to rally Nov 01, 2014 09:14 AM IST

    Dow, S&P end at record highs; BoJ move adds fuel to rally

    The Nasdaq finished at its highest since March 2000, while for the week the Dow rose 3.5 percent, its best percentage weekly gain since January 2013. The S&P 500 posted its best two-week gain since December 2011.

  • Dow rises to intraday record; Japan widens stimulus Oct 31, 2014 07:19 PM IST

    Dow rises to intraday record; Japan widens stimulus

    The US dollar climbed against the currencies of major trading partners, including the Japanese yen, while dollar-denominated commodities including gold and oil dropped.

  • Wall St ends lower after shooting at Canadian parliament Oct 23, 2014 08:48 AM IST

    Wall St ends lower after shooting at Canadian parliament

    Canada's capital was jolted by the fatal shooting of a soldier and an attack on the parliament building in which gunshots were fired outside a room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking. Toronto stocks fell 1.6 percent, also affected by oil's slide.

  • Wall St weekahead: Investors gird for scarier days in mkts Oct 11, 2014 12:39 PM IST

    Wall St weekahead: Investors gird for scarier days in mkts

    The volatility recalls the last major period of big market gyrations in the second half of 2011, when the first-ever credit downgrade of the United States and the threat of a debt default kept investors on their toes for several months.

  • ECB action: Next catalyst for emerging markets? Sep 05, 2014 11:47 AM IST

    ECB action: Next catalyst for emerging markets?

    dThe ECB surprised investors on Thursday,cutting interest rates to record lows and announcing a program to buy asset-backed securities and covered bonds starting in Octobe

  • Stocks to stay sweet in September Sep 01, 2014 01:53 PM IST

    Stocks to stay sweet in September

    US stocks have been a standout, with the SandP closing above 2,000 this week for the first time ever. India is the notable out-performer, with both Sensex and Nifty broke fresh life-time records this month.

  • S&P 500 topples another record; benchmark hits 2,000 Aug 25, 2014 08:49 PM IST

    S&P 500 topples another record; benchmark hits 2,000

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 101.63 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,102.85.

  • US, European mkts climb as Ukraine tension eases Aug 19, 2014 01:18 PM IST

    US, European mkts climb as Ukraine tension eases

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Patrick Legland, Global Head of Research at Societe Generale, discusses the global cues and how the markets may pan in the future.

  • Wall St little changed as Ukraine, China woes brushed off Mar 13, 2014 08:05 AM IST

    Wall St little changed as Ukraine, China woes brushed off

    The EU agreed a framework for its first sanctions on Russia since the Cold War, a stronger response to the Ukraine crisis than many had expected and a mark of solidarity with Washington in the effort to make Moscow pay for seizing Crimea.

  • 10 things you should know before the opening bell Mar 12, 2014 08:31 AM IST

    10 things you should know before the opening bell

    Asian stock markets swung lower on Wednesday as economic uncertainty in China and the United States combined with political tensions in Ukraine to keep investors cautious and commodities under a dark cloud.

  • S&P 500 ends near flat; retailers fly for a second day Feb 27, 2014 08:44 AM IST

    S&P 500 ends near flat; retailers fly for a second day

    Target Corp and Lowe's Cos Inc shares jumped following upbeat earnings and gave the biggest boosts to the S&P 500. An S&P 500 retail index gained more than 1 percent for a second day.

  • Wall St ends higher; indexes up for second straight week Feb 15, 2014 08:19 AM IST

    Wall St ends higher; indexes up for second straight week

    The only declining sector was telecom, which is viewed as a defensive play. Energy, which is closely tied to the pace of economic growth, was the day's biggest advancer, up 1.5 percent.

  • Rout overdone, emerging markets to 'turn' this year Feb 11, 2014 01:27 PM IST

    Rout overdone, emerging markets to 'turn' this year

    The MSCI Emerging Market Index plunged nearly 9 percent from the start of the year to a hit a low of 913.65 on February 4, but has recovered 2.3 percent since.

  • Wall Street comeback fades as emerging market fears linger Feb 01, 2014 08:57 AM IST

    Wall Street comeback fades as emerging market fears linger

    Adding to pressure in emerging market currencies from Turkey to South Africa in previous sessions, the Russian rouble and Polish zloty slid Friday against the US dollar.

  • Can strong global cues help Nifty snap 5-day losing streak? Jan 08, 2014 08:33 AM IST

    Can strong global cues help Nifty snap 5-day losing streak?

    Back in Mumbai, equity traders are hoping that some of the buoyancy will rub off on the Nifty and Sensex which have been closing lower for the past five consecutive trading sessions. The Nifty just about managed to close above the psychological level of 6150, but brokers say the undertone remains weak.

  • Wall St week ahead: Watch out for Fed minutes, jobs data Jan 04, 2014 08:45 AM IST

    Wall St week ahead: Watch out for Fed minutes, jobs data

    Stocks rallied following the decision because it confirmed to many that the US economy was on firmer footing and ended uncertainty over when the Fed would finally reduce its stimulus, which was the key driver of the S&P 500's nearly 30 percent gain last year.

  • Wall Street ends flat; falls for week with eyes on Fed Dec 14, 2013 08:53 AM IST

    Wall Street ends flat; falls for week with eyes on Fed

    In a bullish signal, the S&P 500 closed on Friday right above 1,775 - considered a technical support level. At less than 2 percent below its record closing high, the S&P 500's pullback for the week shows no signs of investor panic, traders said.

  • Froth in US stocks, tech, bitcoin: Global CFO Council Dec 06, 2013 02:58 PM IST

    Froth in US stocks, tech, bitcoin: Global CFO Council

    More than 92 percent of respondents believe that US stock valuations are high, according to a CNBC survey of 26 chief financial officers (CFO) from Europe and Asia who make up the CNBC CFO Council.

  • Nasdaq closes above 4,000 for first time in 13 years Nov 27, 2013 08:15 AM IST

    Nasdaq closes above 4,000 for first time in 13 years

    Retailers and homebuilders were among the best performing sectors, responding to stronger-than-expected earnings and robust housing market data.

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