Global stocks

World markets: Asian stocks rally to record high ahead of US-China trade deal

China`s offshore yuan extended strong gains to the dollar on Tuesday morning to a 5-1/2-month high, supported by rising optimism towards Sino-U.S. trade developments. The offshore yuan surged to a high of 6.8745 per dollar, the firmest level since July 26.


Jan 14, 2020, 08:09 AM IST

World markets: Asia stocks digest meaty gains, sterling starved for love

Asian shares snoozed near 18-month highs on Friday as trade thinned in the run-up to Christmas and investors seemed content to digest the chunky gains already made so far this month. MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was a fraction firmer in early trade, having gained 1.2% for the week so far and almost 5% for the month.

Dec 20, 2019, 09:05 AM IST

Global stocks crumble as global growth, US earnings fears spook markets

The Nasdaq closed down 12.4 percent from its August 29 record closing high, falling 4.4 percent for the day in its biggest one-day percentage decline since August 18, 2011.

Oct 25, 2018, 09:36 AM IST

Global stocks on longest slide since November as Fed caution hits

Facebook shares slumped 3.7 percent in premarket trading after reports that 50 million of its users` data had been misused by a political consultancy firm ahead of the 2016 U.S. election and Brexit vote.

Mar 20, 2018, 07:20 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

Lucky 13? Global stocks score longest run of monthly gains on record

The world’s broadest equity gauge – the MSCI all-country index – was on course to finish November with its 13th straight monthly gain – the longest such winning streak in the index’s 30-year history.

Nov 30, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

World stock markets gauge touches record on Europe boost; Wall Street slips

U.S. traders appeared to shrug off the first charges related to a probe of possible Russian interference in last year`s U.S. election.

Oct 30, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

Sensex nosedives 448 points, Nifty under 10K-mark amid global sell-off

The Sensex resumed lower 32,339.50 and hovered in a range of 32,342.81 and 31,919.47 before closing at 31,92.44, down by 447.60 points, or 1.38 percent.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

Sensex adds to gains in cautious trade; Infosys extends upward trend

Stock of Infosys continued its upward trend and spurted by over 2 percent to Rs 912.50.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

Sensex tops 30,000-mark; Nifty reclaims 9,300-level

The benchmark BSE Sensex hit 30,000-mark while the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 9,300-level in mid-session trade Monday on widespread gains tracking a firm trend in global stocks.

May 08, 2017, 10:22 AM IST

World stocks choke on US election fears, pound powers on

Equity investors froze at the prospect of a tight finish to the US presidential race, with the US S&P 500 sliding for the ninth straight session, its longest fall since 1980.

Nov 05, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

Stronger-than-expected Chinese inflation data sends global stocks, dollar higher

Global stocks and the dollar edged up on Friday, erasing some losses from the previous day, as stronger-than-expected Chinese inflation data eased some concerns about the health of the world's second-biggest economy.

Oct 14, 2016, 16:33 PM IST

Sensex rallies over 258 points on global cues

Building on gains for the third straight session, the benchmark Sensex surged over 258 points and the NSE Nifty recaptured the 8,800-mark in early trade on Friday on sustained buying by participants and foreign fund inflows amid positive global cues.

Sep 16, 2016, 11:03 AM IST

Global stocks downbeat amid worries over Fed rates

World stock markets largely retreated Wednesday amid concerns that the Federal Reserve could push up interest rates in the coming months despite weak global growth.

Aug 17, 2016, 22:20 PM IST

Market hits this year high; Sensex gains over 200 points, Nifty above 8,300-mark

Showing bullish trend, Sensex continued to gain strength this week and on Friday gained over 200 points, while the broader Nifty climbed above its key 8,300-mark, and market a new high in 2016.

Jul 01, 2016, 10:49 AM IST

China's finance minister sees ''Brexit'' heightening uncertainty for markets

China`s finance minister and leading economists on Sunday voiced concerns about Britain`s vote to leave the European Union, with the policymaker saying it has heightened market uncertainty, though some expect a limited impact on the Chinese economy.

Jun 26, 2016, 16:27 PM IST

World stocks tumble; lose over $2 trillion as Britain votes for EU exit

Global stock markets lost about $2 trillion in value on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, while sterling suffered a record one-day plunge to a 31-year low and money poured into safe-haven gold and government bonds.

Jun 25, 2016, 09:04 AM IST

US oil hits 2016-high on hopes for output freeze

"Global fundamentals are little changed and oil has instead been lifted by higher risk-appetite," BNP Paribas said in a note.



Mar 18, 2016, 11:56 AM IST

Global stock markets plunge on Fed gloom

A fierce sell-off gripped world markets Thursday after a warning by US Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen over the global economy, while oil fell close to 13-year lows.

Feb 12, 2016, 06:05 AM IST

Gold hits nine-week high as China worries hit stocks

Gold climbed above $1,100 an ounce for the first time in nine weeks on Thursday as the dollar fell and investors channeled money into safer assets for a fourth straight day after worries about the Chinese economy hit global stocks.

Jan 08, 2016, 11:39 AM IST