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US stocks fall, Dow plunges nearly 3,000 pts over coronavirus worries

Wall Street suffered its biggest drop since the crash of 1987 on Monday after unprecedented steps taken by the Federal Reserve, lawmakers and the White House to slow the spread and blunt the economic hit of the coronavirus failed to restore order to markets.

Mar 17, 2020, 07:32 AM IST

Wall Street sinks as yuan slide inflames US-China trade dispute, Dow falls 767 points

The yuan weakened past the key seven-per-dollar level to its lowest level in 11 years, after the People`s Bank of China, with the blessing of policymakers in Beijing, set its daily midpoint at the weakest level in eight months.

Aug 06, 2019, 10:28 AM IST

Wall Street slides on tech rout, Nasdaq erases 2018 gains

A selloff in technology majors deepened on Monday, wiping out the tech-heavy Nasdaq index`s gains for the year.

Apr 03, 2018, 00:20 AM IST

Wall Street posts biggest one-day gain in 2-1/2 years as trade-war fears ebb

Wall Street`s three major indexes jumped to their greatest one-day gain in two-and-a-half years on Monday, led by the tech sector, as trade war fears eased on reports that the United States and China were willing to renegotiate tariffs and trade imbalances.

Mar 27, 2018, 06:24 AM IST

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

Dow hits 25,000 points for 1st time on US hiring data

US stocks have opened 2018 in full-throttle bull market mode, bidding stocks up to a succession of records following the December passage of a massive tax cut signed into law by President Donald Trump.

Jan 04, 2018, 20:41 PM IST

Nasdaq hits 6,000 for 1st time as US stocks rise again

Wall Street stocks rose again Tuesday, with the Nasdaq climbing above 6,000 for the first time and the Dow gaining following a series of mostly strong earnings from blue-chip companies.

Apr 25, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Wall Street ends solid 2016 on dour note

US stocks slumped on the last trading day of the year on Friday, led down by Apple and other big tech stocks, but major indexes still posted solid gains in 2016.

Dec 31, 2016, 09:22 AM IST

Sensex zooms over 450 points, Nifty reclaims 8,200-mark

The benchmark Sensex surged over 450 points in mid-session trade Thursday taking a lead from overseas, with the Dow surging to a record for the third straight session.


Dec 08, 2016, 15:09 PM IST

Nasdaq hits record intraday high as Wall Street soars with oil prices

Wall Street rose on Monday morning, with the Nasdaq hitting a record intraday high, helped by a jump in technology shares and as higher oil prices boosted energy stocks.

Nov 21, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Dow ends at record high; stocks lifted by tech, energy

US stocks ended higher on Tuesday, with the Dow hitting a record high close for the fourth session in a row as tech stocks rebounded from a post-election drubbing and energy stocks were boosted by a sharp rise in oil prices.

Nov 16, 2016, 03:08 AM IST

Wall Street gains, bank sector surges to 2008 high

Bank stocks and industrials surged on Thursday while Apple and other technology shares sank as Wall Street rearranged its bets to benefit from Donald Trump`s presidency.

Nov 11, 2016, 02:18 AM IST

Wall Street sells off amid weak earnings, election jitters

Wall Street sold off on Tuesday as disappointing corporate reports gave a sour tone to the start of earnings season and investors digested possible changing dynamics for the upcoming U.S. elections.

Oct 12, 2016, 01:31 AM IST

US stocks drop further; Dow, S&P 500 down 3%

US stocks tumbled early Friday, joining an international rout after Britain`s surprise vote to exit the European Union.

Jun 24, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

US stocks decline despite upbeat data

US stocks ended lower on Friday as Wall Street digested a batch of generally positive economic reports.

May 14, 2016, 07:11 AM IST

Wall Street continues recent decline as biotechs, oil drop

U.S. stocks extended their recent slide on Monday with declines in biotechs and energy shares, while caution ahead of earnings season also weighed on the market.

Jan 12, 2016, 03:24 AM IST

Dow Jones index's start to 2016 worst in at least 120 years

The 5.2 percent drop in the Dow in the first four days of 2016 was its worst such beginning since at least 1896.

Jan 08, 2016, 04:16 AM IST

US stocks fluctuate amid upbeat data

This increase followed a 0.8-percent September decrease.

Nov 26, 2015, 03:53 AM IST

US stocks plunge on Fed rate hike uncertainties

 US stocks suffered big losses on Monday, as uncertainties about the timing of US interest rate hikes weighed on Wall Street sentiment.

Sep 29, 2015, 07:55 AM IST

Wall Street is for sale - but is it cheap?

During more than a week of stock market sell-offs, investors have been exhorted to use declines to pick up bargains - and with a 7.7 percent drop on the S&P 500 since August 17, stocks have certainly gotten less expensive.

Aug 27, 2015, 12:54 PM IST