Asian shares fall from five-month highs, pound jumps on Brexit delay hopes

Overnight, the S&P 500 rose to a near four-month peak while the Dow and the Nasdaq also gained.

Feb 26, 2019, 09:33 AM IST

World stock markets plummet after US suffers worst loss in 8 months

Asian share markets sank on Thursday after Wall Street suffered its worst drubbing in eight months, a conflagration of wealth that could threaten business confidence and investment across the globe.

Oct 11, 2018, 07:30 AM IST

Walmart drags on Dow, S&P but tech lifts Nasdaq

Walmart, the world`s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, reported a lower-than-expected profit and posted a sharp drop in online sales growth during the holiday period.

Feb 21, 2018, 06:25 AM IST

Global market panic fades as Wall Street stems bleeding

After a swing of nearly 1,200 points during the session, the Dow finished solidly higher, tacking on more than 500 points, or 2.3 per cent from Monday's close, to 24,912.77.

Feb 07, 2018, 09:05 AM IST

US stocks suffer biggest fall in six years, Dow falls nearly 1,600 points

US stocks saw their biggest one-day fall in six years on Monday, as investor profit taking brought the market back down from record highs seen in late January, after benchmark bond yields rose to a four year high last week. 

Feb 06, 2018, 09:34 AM IST

Dow Jones stock index sees worst day in two years, falls almost 666 points

It was the biggest daily point fall in the Dow since December 2008 during the financial crisis.

Feb 03, 2018, 08:05 AM IST

Dow, S&P notch record closes on dimmed rate hike prospects

The Dow and S&P 500 hit record highs on Friday after weak economic data dulled prospects of more interest rate hikes this year.

Jul 15, 2017, 11:27 AM 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

IMF's Christine Lagarde 'optimistic' about US economy

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday voiced optimism for US economic growth under President Donald Trump but warned it could herald trouble for the rest of the world.

Feb 12, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Dow hits new record but Trump effect eases on Wall Street

The Dow hit a fresh record but stock gains on Wall Street slowed Friday as the bump from Donald Trump`s surprise presidential election victory eased.

Nov 12, 2016, 03:24 AM IST

Dow surges to record close, Nasdaq falls on Trump effect

The Dow powered to a fresh record Thursday on continued momentum from President-elect Donald Trump`s election win, but the Nasdaq tumbled on weakness in Amazon, Apple and other tech equities.

Nov 11, 2016, 03:37 AM IST

US stocks end mixed after GDP report

US stocks closed mixed for a fourth straight day on Friday, as the advance estimate on the country's second-quarter economic growth came in worse than expected.

Jul 30, 2016, 06:30 AM IST

Google propels Nasdaq to another record high close

A major rally in Google pushed the Nasdaq to a second straight record high on Friday while weak energy stocks weighed on the Dow and S&P 500.

Jul 18, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

US stocks move higher, pushing Nasdaq to new record

US stocks scored modest gains Tuesday amid positive US and eurozone data as investors kept a wait-and-see attitude on Greece`s potential debt deal.

Jun 24, 2015, 09:29 AM IST

Wall Street Weekahead: Strong sales could shift Ford, GM to higher gear

Investors are closely awaiting next week`s May sales data, expected to come in near record levels.

May 30, 2015, 10:04 AM IST

US jobs report saves Dow, S&P 500 from losses

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the week up 167.05 points (0.93 percent) at 18,191.11, while the broad-based S&P 500 advanced 7.81 (0.37 percent) to 2,116.10, less than two points below a record.

May 09, 2015, 09:37 AM IST

US stocks rise on housing data, earnings

US stocks Wednesday posted solid gains following a big jump in US existing-home sales and a mixed bag of earnings reports from Boeing, McDonald`s and others.

Apr 23, 2015, 09:50 AM IST

Wall Street Week Ahead: Stock markets hope earnings offset weak economic data

Market focus will shift from macro to micro next week, and investors betting on gains in stocks will hope coming earnings reports will be somewhat stronger than recent disappointing economic figures.

Apr 04, 2015, 00:21 AM IST

Dow, S&P 500 fall; Nasdaq up back near 5,000

The Dow and S&P 500 Thursday gave back some of their gains from the prior session, while the Nasdaq edged up closer to 5,000.

Mar 20, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

Nasdaq closes above 5,000 for 1st time in 15 years

The Nasdaq finished above 5,000 Monday for the first time in 15 years, capping a long-running recovery in the exchange after the dot-com bubble burst spectacularly in 2000.

Mar 03, 2015, 03:00 AM IST