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Asian shares rally following Wall Street gains

Tokyo rose 0.78 percent by lunch, Sydney was 0.10 percent higher, Hong Kong added 0.45 percent, Shanghai was flat and Seoul put on 0.78 percent.

Jul 15, 2014, 08:51 AM IST

US stocks fall for second day on earnings caution

New York: US stocks fell in a broad selloff on Tuesday, dropping for a second straight session as investors exercised caution ahead of the start of earnings season.

Jul 09, 2014, 01:44 AM IST

US stocks drop amid warnings of a possible pullback

US stocks fell on Monday, retreating from last week`s records as analysts pointed to profit-taking and to predictions from some experts that the market was due for a pullback.

Jul 08, 2014, 01:57 AM IST

US stocks dip on weak German data, profit-taking

Equity markets in Germany, France and Britain all dropped.

Jul 07, 2014, 20:06 PM IST

Global economy weekahead; living in interesting times

The European Central bank cut rates last month and may yet have to resort to quantitative easing to ward off deflation.

Jul 06, 2014, 15:57 PM IST

Wall St Week Ahead: Double-digit profit growth may return in Q2

With all the hoopla over the Dow topping 17,000 out of the way, the market`s next focus will be whether the fast-approaching earnings season can justify U.S. stocks climbing further into record territory.

Jul 05, 2014, 02:05 AM IST

Dow pops above 17,000, S&P 500 at record as jobs jump

Wall Street`s holiday-shortened session ended with multiple records on Thursday, with the Dow topping 17,000 for the first time after the June jobs report came in much stronger than expected.

Jul 04, 2014, 02:33 AM IST

Dow Jones closes above 17,000 for 1st time

The US economy created 288,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate declined to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.

Jul 03, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

Wall St flat, but tech and biotech lift Nasdaq

Investors continued to eye geopolitical tensions in Iraq and Ukraine.

Jun 24, 2014, 20:57 PM IST

Dow, S&P 500 hit new highs, S&P set for six-day rally

The six-day run of gains for the S&P 500 index was its longest winning streak since mid-April.

Jun 20, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

Wall Street edged higher, S&P set to close week lower

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 27.03 points to 16,761.22, the S&P 500 gained 3.55 points to 1,933.66.

Jun 13, 2014, 20:18 PM IST

Wall Street ends lower after World Bank cuts forecast

The S&P 500`s drop of 0.4 percent was its biggest daily percentage loss since May 20. The benchmark index fell for the second day in a row, after four straight record closing highs.

Jun 12, 2014, 09:59 AM IST

Dow, S&P 500 hit fresh records on jobs report

The S&P 500 gained 8.69 (0.45 percent) at 1,949.15, its third straight record close.

Jun 07, 2014, 09:27 AM IST

Global shares slip, euro gains as ECB seen poised to act

Global equity markets slipped from record or multi-year highs, while euro zone inflation data gave the euro some respite on relief that price growth in the single currency zone did not slow as much as some had expected.

Jun 04, 2014, 04:48 AM IST

Dow, S&P 500 hit record closes after ISM data revision

The Dow and S&P 500 on Monday again rose to new records following a solid report on US manufacturing activity, even as the Nasdaq lost ground.

Jun 03, 2014, 04:16 AM IST

Dow, S&P 500 at fresh records, Nasdaq dips

Stocks rose after Valeant Pharmaceuticals raised its bid for Botox-maker Allergan.

May 31, 2014, 08:49 AM IST

US stocks dip on weak consumer spending

US stocks Friday opened lower following reports showing lower consumer spending and weak results for leading retailers.

May 30, 2014, 20:50 PM IST

S&P 500 falls shy of a record, breaks four days of gains

The S&P 500 snapped a four-session winning streak on Wednesday to end just shy of a third straight record closing high.

May 29, 2014, 04:19 AM IST

S&P 500 at fresh record, small caps continue to bounce

US stocks rose on Tuesday with the S&P 500 hitting a fresh record high supported by merger activity and as expectations for rate cuts at the European Central Bank stoked bids for equities.

May 27, 2014, 21:20 PM IST

US stocks mostly down as jobless claims rise

Wall Street stocks on Thursday opened mostly lower after mixed data for Europe and China and a report showed a surprisingly large rise in US jobless claims.

May 22, 2014, 20:26 PM IST