US stocks drop on final day of first quarter

Wall Street stocks tumbled Tuesday, snapping a two-day winning streak to close the first quarter on a sour note as volatility in equity markets stays high.

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 17,779.99, down 196.32 points (1.09 percent).

US stocks surge on pharma deals, China stimulus talk

Wall Street stocks surged Monday on a string of pharmaceutical deals and speculation of more monetary stimulus in China.

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 17,973.78, up 261.12 points (1.47 percent). 

Iran negotiator rules out sending nuclear stocks abroad

Iran`s lead negotiator said Sunday that sending abroad its stocks of nuclear material, a key demand of world powers in talks in Switzerland, was unacceptable.

US stocks sink on Ukraine crisis concerns

US stocks opened sharply lower Thursday as Ukraine crisis worries surged, offsetting upbeat encouraging US economic growth and unemployment data.

Facebook`s Zuckerberg paid record USD 2.2 billion: Survey

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg set a new record for corporate compensation in 2012 with a package worth more than USD 2.278 billion, according to a survey by a corporate governance firm.

Tweeter changes stock symbol over Twitter confusion

Insolvent firm Tweeter has reportedly changed its stock symbol after an apparent confusion over it being similar to the social media site Twitter led to its stocks worth penny rose 2200 percent high.

Onion farmers hold stocks in hope of lifting of export ban

With prices of onion crashing to
Rs 4-10 a kg in the wholesale, farmers in the main producing region Nashik in Maharashtra are holding their stocks on hopes of lifting of export ban on the kitchen staple to earn handsome returns.

Protests as Bangladesh stocks plunge nearly 6%

Shares on the Dhaka Stock Exchange plunged nearly six percent, triggering protests by more than 1,000 investors in the commercial centre.

Bangladesh clashes as stocks dive 9.25%

Investors came onto the streets as riot police struggled to keep control.

Excess food stocks: BJP seeks legal opinion to file petition

BJP is seeking legal opinion to file a petition against the Centre for "flouting" the Supreme Court directive asking the government to freely distribute excess foodgrain stock to the poor.

RNRL shares plunge 9.47% to one-year low

RNRL Monday continued to slide, falling 9.47 percent to touch a one year-low of Rs 47.75 on the BSE, after the Supreme Court ruled against the company in a gas dispute with Reliance Industries.

Hearts may swoon when stocks do, study suggests

Stock market slides may hurt more than your savings. New research suggests they might prompt heart attacks.

Hearts may swoon when stocks do, study suggests

Stock market slides may hurt more than your savings. New research suggests they might prompt heart attacks.

US stocks sink again on Obama`s pushback on banks

The stock market suffered its worst setback in more than 10 months as investors rejected President Barack Obama`s plans to restrict big banks and earnings reports that just weren`t good enough.

Wall Street stocks decline as Obama targets banks

Major US stock indices were sharply lower on Thursday after President Barack Obama unveiled proposals to regulate and reduce risk-taking by banks.

Sensex down 423 pts, Nifty slips below 5,100 level

The benchmark Sensex plunged 423
points to hit a one-month low on Thursday as funds resorted to heavy
selling in blue-chip stocks led by capital goods, power and

Sensex down at 17,422.51; realty, bank stocks worst hit

A better-than-expected industrial growth for November and promising third quarter earnings by trend-setter Infosys failed to cheer the markets and the benchmark Sensex on Tuesday closed down by over 100 points.

Sensex surges 171 pts in opening trade

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex on Tuesday jumped by over 170 points, or 0.92 per cent, in
opening trade on buying by foreign funds, driven by rally on
the global bourses after positive US manufacturing data.