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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

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

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

Dow plunges over 1,000 points; Amazon, Facebook among biggest drags

The Dow lost more than 1,000 points for the second time in four session, ending at 23,860.46, down 4.2 percent.

Feb 09, 2018, 06:28 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

Wall Street climbs to fresh highs after Tillerson's comments

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq reversed early losses following Tillerson`s comments, while the Dow extended gains.

Oct 04, 2017, 23:05 PM 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

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

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

US Dollar hits 14-year high; oil dips in choppy trade

The US dollar index dipped after hitting a near 14-year high on Wednesday while oil prices swung in a volatile session as traders were caught between a build in US stockpiles and the chance of an output cut.

Nov 17, 2016, 08:35 AM IST

Asia stocks subdued, dollar slips on US election tension

Asia shares joined the U.S. dollar on the defensive on Thursday as the nail-biting U.S. presidential race saw the S&P 500 suffer its longest losing streak in five years as investors sailed to safer harbours.

Nov 03, 2016, 12:41 PM IST

US stocks hit new records; weak British data hits pound

 US stocks resumed their upwards push Friday, while the British pound retreated after weak economic data revived talk of monetary stimulus.

Jul 23, 2016, 03:15 AM IST

Earnings drag Wall Street lower even as oil steadies

Disappointing earnings reports from Microsoft and other major companies pushed Wall Street lower on Friday, overshadowing a surge in oil prices which lifted energy shares

Apr 22, 2016, 23:04 PM IST

Wall Street in relentless selloff as oil prices sink

Wall Street moved deep into the red on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 hitting its lowest since February 2014 and extending this year`s selloff as oil prices continued to plummet unabated.

Jan 21, 2016, 00:01 AM IST

US stocks tumble on global growth fears, Volkswagen

Wall Street stocks tumbled Tuesday, joining European equities in falling on worries about global growth and the burgeoning Volkswagen emissions scandal.

Sep 23, 2015, 03:09 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

Watch: Global market slowdown intensifies fears

World stock markets tumbled towards their worst week of the year on Friday and commodities had another bruising day .

Aug 22, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

Watch: Change in role of global market indexes

The video tells about two weeks series looking at the rise and role of indexes in setting market prices around the world.

Aug 20, 2015, 10:47 AM IST

Apple and interest rate jitters weigh on Wall Street

Wall Street extended losses on Tuesday as investors worried about a rise in interest rates while Apple`s shares hit their lowest in over six months.

Aug 05, 2015, 00:34 AM IST

Wall Street lower as Apple slips to 6-month low

Wall Street fell on Tuesday as Apple`s shares remained under pressure, hitting their lowest in more than six months, and investors digested earnings reports from a host of companies.

Aug 04, 2015, 23:25 PM IST