Dec 18, 2014 08:21 AM IST
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.
- Dec 13, 2014 09:52 AM IST
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.
- Nov 29, 2014 08:19 AM IST
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.
- Nov 22, 2014 12:15 PM IST
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.
- Nov 15, 2014 08:30 AM IST
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.
- Nov 06, 2014 10:20 AM IST
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.
- Nov 01, 2014 09:14 AM IST
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.
- Oct 31, 2014 07:19 PM IST
The US dollar climbed against the currencies of major trading partners, including the Japanese yen, while dollar-denominated commodities including gold and oil dropped.
- Oct 23, 2014 08:48 AM IST
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.
- Oct 11, 2014 12:39 PM IST
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.
- Sep 05, 2014 11:47 AM IST
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
- Sep 01, 2014 01:53 PM IST
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.
- Aug 25, 2014 08:49 PM IST
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 101.63 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,102.85.
- Aug 19, 2014 01:18 PM IST
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.
- Mar 13, 2014 08:05 AM IST
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.
- Mar 12, 2014 08:31 AM IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2014 08:44 AM IST
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.
- Feb 15, 2014 08:19 AM IST
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.
- Feb 11, 2014 01:27 PM IST
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.
- Feb 01, 2014 08:57 AM IST
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.
- Jan 08, 2014 08:33 AM IST
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.
- Jan 04, 2014 08:45 AM IST
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.
- Dec 14, 2013 08:53 AM IST
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.
- Dec 06, 2013 02:58 PM IST
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.
- Nov 27, 2013 08:15 AM IST
Retailers and homebuilders were among the best performing sectors, responding to stronger-than-expected earnings and robust housing market data.