S&P 500 index

Global stocks gain for third day, yields slip ahead of US inflation data

Global stocks gain for third day, yields slip ahead of US inflation data

Economic growth in the US, Europe and Asia has stoked inflation fears in recent weeks.

Feb 14, 2018, 06:48 AM IST

S&P again hits new high on growth expectations

U.S. stocks rose on Thursday and the benchmark S&P 500 index hit a record intraday high for the third straight day as traders bet on improvement in the second quarter even as data showed the world`s largest economy contracted in the first quarter.

May 30, 2014, 01:56 AM IST

S&P 500 index trades above all-time closing high

The Standard and Poor's 500 index rose above its all-time closing high today as investors bid up stocks of financial and technology companies. Bank stocks rose sharply after Bank of America reported that its profit surged to USD 3.44 billion in the fourth quarter. Apple was up 2 per cent.

Jan 16, 2014, 04:40 AM IST

Wall Street can cheer going into Thanksgiving Day

Trading volume is likely to be light as US stock markets will be closed on Thursday for Thanksgiving and open a half-day on Friday.

Nov 23, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

S&P 500 has worst day since August; Twitter surges

The Standard & Poor`s 500 Index was down 23.18 points, or 1.31 percent, at 1,747.31.

Nov 08, 2013, 09:56 AM IST

World shares flat but Wall Street gains; S&P 500 at new high

World equity indexes were near five-year highs on Friday as major U.S. technology companies propelled Wall Street to another day of gains, sending the S&P 500 index to close at a record.

Oct 26, 2013, 10:46 AM IST

S&P 500 hits new high again; closes above 1,600

After settling claims with MBIA for 1.6 billion, Bank of America’s deal lifted shares of both companies as well as the S&P financial sector Index, which gained one percent.

May 07, 2013, 08:51 AM IST

S&P finishes at 1,500 after five years

The index had not closed above 1,500 since December 2007, the start of the worst economic downturn since the 1930s.

Jan 26, 2013, 09:43 AM IST

Santa rally may face test next week

Get ready. The last trading week of the year will be a test for stocks to prove whether they have the strength to carry a rally into next year.

Dec 24, 2011, 18:41 PM IST

Big-name stocks cheaper than during 2008-09 crisis

One out of every 10 companies in the S&P 500 index -- including stalwarts like Apple and JPMorgan Chase -- is now cheaper than during the 2008-2009 market meltdown.

Sep 01, 2011, 12:43 PM IST

Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway to join S&P 500 index

Legendary investor Warren Buffett-
led Berkshire Hathaway will replace Burlington Northern Santa
Fe in two of index provider Standard and Poor`s bellwether
indices -- S&P 500 and S&P 100.

Jan 27, 2010, 23:55 PM IST

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