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Global stocks rise after Russia steps back; gains fragile

The increased appetite for risk led to a modest drop in safe-haven bonds, with German Bund futures slightly down.

Aug 11, 2014, 15:12 PM IST

US stocks gain despite Iraq, Ukraine uncertainty

Wall Street contended with rising tensions over Ukraine and Iraq, yet US stocks still finished in the black for the week following a big rally Friday.

Aug 09, 2014, 10:18 AM IST

Asian shares skid as Obama confirms air strikes on Iraq

Obama said in an address that he authorized targeted strikes to protect the besieged Yazidi minority and U.S. personnel in Iraq, after the Iraqi government requested help.

Aug 08, 2014, 09:25 AM IST

Asia stocks steady after Wall Street rally, dollar off peaks

Asian stocks were mostly steady on Tuesday, halting the previous day`s slide after Wall Street rallied on upbeat earnings and relief over Portugal`s rescue of its largest listed bank, while lower bond yields kept the dollar away from recent peaks.

Aug 05, 2014, 06:57 AM IST

US stocks end lower despite solid jobs report

Wall Street stocks finished lower despite a solid US jobs report and generally good corporate earnings as investors took a cautious stance after Thursday`s rout.

Aug 02, 2014, 05:02 AM IST

US stocks end lower as Ukraine, Gaza weigh on markets

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 47.07 points (0.28 percent) to 17,053.11.

Jul 22, 2014, 09:46 AM IST

US shares rebound, euro briefly dips below $1.35

U.S. stocks rebounded and European markets recovered a bit on Friday but the euro dipped below $1.35 for first time since February after a Malaysian airliner was downed in eastern Ukraine and Israel stepped up a ground assault in Gaza.

Jul 18, 2014, 22:46 PM IST

Wall St slides on Malaysian airliner crash news

U.S. stocks sank on Thursday, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day percentage drop since April 10 on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crashed near the Ukraine-Russia border.

Jul 18, 2014, 09:52 AM IST

World stocks hit by news of Ukraine air tragedy

Asian markets took a hit Friday after a Malaysia Airlines jet came down in battle-wracked Ukraine, sparking geopolitical tensions and sending Wall Street tumbling as the US claimed it had been shot down.

Jul 18, 2014, 09:16 AM IST

US stocks end week lower as market eyes earnings

US stocks retreated this week following a light calendar of economic news punctuated by a brief mid-week swoon over troubles at a leading Portuguese bank.

Jul 12, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Asian stocks extend drop after cool China price data

Asian stocks extended losses to a one-week low on Wednesday after China`s consumer inflation cooled slightly more than expected in June, pointing to lingering weakness in the economy.

Jul 09, 2014, 10:08 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

Asian stocks, dollar rise on upbeat US jobs data

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent in early trade, close to this week`s three-year highs, while Japan`s Nikkei stock average rose 0.9 percent.

Jul 04, 2014, 07:47 AM IST

Asia shares score 3-year high on economic optimism

Asian stocks scored a three-year peak on Wednesday after a round of upbeat global economic data whetted risk appetites and helped Wall Street taste all-time highs.

Jul 02, 2014, 07:48 AM IST

Tokyo stocks open up 0.52%

Tokyo stocks opened 0.52 percent higher on Wednesday after Wall Street powered to new record closings.

Jul 02, 2014, 06:13 AM IST

Dow, S&P 500 open third quarter with fresh records

Wall Street stocks Tuesday barreled higher to new records, opening the third quarter with big gains following strong US auto sales and Chinese manufacturing data.

Jul 02, 2014, 02:43 AM IST

S&P 500, Nasdaq score 6th straight quarter of gains

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite indexes wrapped up a sixth straight quarter of gains on Monday, a streak not seen in more than 14 years.

Jul 01, 2014, 09:32 AM IST