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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

US bond market signals inflation on slow simmer

Earlier this month, the five-year, 10-year and 30-year TIPS breakeven rates hit 2.15 percent, 2.13 percent and 2.13 percent, respectively, their highest levels since December 2015.

Mar 22, 2018, 07:27 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

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

Wall Street lower as iPhone X concerns hit Apple shares

Shares of companies that supply parts to Apple, including Broadcom, Skyworks Solutions, Finisar and Lumentum Holdings, fell between 2 percent and 5.5 percent.

Dec 26, 2017, 23:35 PM IST

Dow above 24,000 points for 1st time on tax cut advances

US stocks have repeatedly pushed to fresh records in recent weeks as a long-awaited tax cut favored by President Donald Trump has made steady headway in Congress.

Nov 30, 2017, 20:59 PM 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

Japan’s Nikkei closes at 21-year high on positive US cues

Sentiment was boosted after the International Monetary Fund upgraded its global economic growth forecast for 2017 and 2018, driven by a pickup in trade, investment, and consumer confidence.

Oct 11, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Sensex zooms over 250 points, Nifty nears 9,900-mark

The 30-share flagship index was up 253.47 points, or 0.81 percent, at 31,537.19.

Oct 03, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

Markets rise for 4th day; Sensex cracks 32,000-mark again

The broader NSE Nifty scaled a high of 10,097.55 before closing up 87 points -- or 0.87 percent -- at 10,093.05, the highest closing since August 1 when it settled at 10,114.65.

Sep 12, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Wall Street bounces back with gains in tech stocks

US stocks were higher in early afternoon trading on Tuesday, with all the three major indexes poised for their best one-day percentage gains in more than a week, led by technology stocks.

Aug 22, 2017, 23:01 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

Euro hits 6-month high, world stocks firm after Macron wins French presidential election

The euro hit a six-month high against the dollar on Monday while Asian shares gained and US stock futures briefly touched a record high, on investor relief after centrist Emmanuel Macron comfortably won the French presidential election.

May 08, 2017, 10:06 AM IST

Wall Street slips as Fed meets to decide on interest rates

US stocks slipped at the open on Tuesday as investors fixed their sights on the outcome of a meeting where the Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates for the first time this year. 

Mar 14, 2017, 19:36 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

Wall Street climbs, Nasdaq on verge of record high

US stocks rose on Monday with the Nasdaq Composite in record territory as investors snapped up technology heavyweights Microsoft, Apple and Amazon.com.

Dec 20, 2016, 01:54 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

Higher oil prices, jobs data boost US stocks

Wall Street stocks rose Wednesday following solid US hiring data and a rise in oil prices.

Aug 04, 2016, 01:42 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