December 22, 2014
Results for: stock market
  • 14/10/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops 18 cents to 14.77 pesos

    The parallel 'blue' dollar fell 18 cents on the first trading day of the week, dropping to 14.77 pesos pushed down by the stock market exchange rate. The official currency rose just half a cent to 8.485 pesos.

  • 30/07/2014 | Argentina

    BA stock market jumps 6.9%

    The Buenos Aires City stock market jumped today, reflecting investor’s optimism as last-minute negotiations between Argentina and its holdout creditors continued in New York. The Merval index climbed by 6.9% to 8,937.62 points.

  • 02/09/2014 | Argentina

    Merval rises 1.7%, breaks 10,000 points mark

    The Merval stock market has increased 1.7 percent, breaking the historical milestone of 10,000 points to close at 10,116.44, after local financial assets saw little movement due to the US Labour Day holiday.

  • 02/10/2014 | Argentina

    BA stock market sinks 7.1% after Fábrega quits

    A day after Juan Carlos Fábrega stepped down as Central Bank’s governor, investors expressed their pesimism as Buenos Aires City stock market plunged 7.1% to 10,703.32 points today.

  • 23/01/2014 | Argentina

    BA Stock Market operators raided in 'blue' dollar investigations

    Inspectors from the Central Bank, accompanied by Federal Police officers, today raided offices in the Buenos Aires Stock Market, where 'caves' that traded in unofficial dollars were allegedly operating.

  • 22/07/2014 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks fall after vulture fund hearing

    The Buenos Aires City stock market registered losses after US Judge Thomas Griesa denied a new Argentine request for a suspension of the order to pay bondholders before July 30, although heavy early falls were arrested. The Merval index closed down 1.1% at 8,332.29 points.

  • 28/07/2014 | Argentina

    BA stocks cut losses, all eyes on vulture funds talks

    The Buenos Aires City stock market registered losses amid operators’ growing uncertainty as the July 30 deadline for the negotiations between Argentina and its holdout creditors in New York approaches, although prices later recovered to diminish early falls. The Merval index was down by 0.98% at 7,844.56 points.

  • 23/10/2012 | Argentina

    'Nowhere in the world are stock markets left to control themselves,' Lorenzino

    Economy Minister Hernán Lorenzino defended the new bill calling for larger government intervention in the capital market by assuring that “nowhere in the world markets control and sanction themselves.”

  • 21/11/2012 | Argentina

    Lower House approves stock market regulation bill

    Lawmakers in the Lower House preliminary approved a bill which seeks to modify the regulatory scheme of the stock market, and will be debated in the Upper House next week.

  • 02/01/2014 | Argentina

    BA stock market Chairman Horacio Fargosi dies at 87

    Horacio Fargosi, president of the Buenos Aires stock market association, passed away today at the age of 87. His remains will be laid to rest in Pilar, at the Jardín de Paz cemetery, province of Buenos Aires.

  • 12/12/2014 | World

    Oil slump leads Wall Street to worst week in 2-1/2 years

    US stocks fell sharply, leaving the benchmark S&P 500 with its worst weekly performance since May 2012, as investors pulled back from the markets in response to oil's free-fall and more weak data out of China.

  • 19/12/2014 | World

    Wall Street up for 3rd day, led by energy shares

    US stocks extended gains for a third session, giving the S&P 500 its best weekly performance in nearly two months as energy shares continued to rebound.

  • 07/11/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends flat; healthcare off on new Obamacare challenge

    US stocks closed little changed today, pressured by renewed uncertainty in healthcare stocks and by Disney shares, even as October payrolls data pointed to a resilient economy in the face of sluggish global growth.

  • 14/11/2014 | World

    Wall Street posts gains for 4th week

    US stocks posted a fourth straight week of increases but ended today little changed as losses in healthcare shares offset gains in energy.

  • 21/11/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends at records after China's central bank action

    US stocks closed higher, with major indexes notching a fifth straight weekly advance after China's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate and its euro zone peer announced asset purchases.

  • 17/10/2014 | World

    Wall St up on earnings; car makers lead European equity rebound

    US stocks extended their rebound from this month's bruising selloff today, giving the S&P 500 its best day in over a week, as worries about the US earnings outlook eased, but the S&P 500 still posted its fourth straight week of declines.

  • 24/10/2014 | World

    Wall Street boosted by earnings, S&P posts best week in nearly two years

    US stocks closed out their best week in nearly two years today, helped by earnings from Microsoft and Procter & Gamble and as concerns eased over the possible spread of Ebola in the United States.

  • 31/10/2014 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs; BOJ move adds fuel to rally

    The Dow and S&P 500 have ended at record highs and indexes posted strong gains for a second week after the Bank of Japan's surprise move to ramp up its stimulus program.

  • 11/09/2014 | World

    S&P 500 rebounds with energy shares; Dow dips

    US stocks recovered from early losses today, with the S&P 500 managing a slight gain as energy prices and oil stocks turned higher and financials lent support.

  • 12/09/2014 | World

    Wall Street declines with energy, ends 5-week string of gains

    US stocks fell today as energy shares extended their recent slide, while rising bond yields drove down high-dividend paying shares.

  • 19/09/2014 | World

    Wall Street flat as Oracle takes air out of Alibaba debut

    US stocks closed little changed today after Alibaba's strong debut was offset by falling technology shares as Oracle and Yahoo stumbled, but the Dow managed to edge higher to set a record for a second straight session.

  • 04/09/2014 | World

    Euro sinks as ECB moves boost European shares, Wall Street pulls back

    US stocks opened slightly higher today, after the European Central Bank cut interest rates to record lows and a flurry of economic data indicated the US economy was steadily improving. Both the Dow and S&P 500 touched record intraday highs after the ECB's surprise move but later eased.

  • 05/09/2014 | World

    S&P 500 ends at record as jobs report eases Federal Reserve worries

    US stocks ended higher, lifting the S&P 500 to a fresh closing high, after a weaker-than-expected jobs report was taken as a sign that the Federal Reserve will not begin raising interest rates anytime soon.

  • 10/09/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends higher after 2 days of losses as Apple rebounds

    A rebound in Apple shares helped push US stocks higher today, breaking the market's two-day string of losses.

  • 27/08/2014 | World

    Wall Street drifts to another record in light trading

    US stocks were little changed, with the S&P 500 creeping up to another record closing high in a lethargic session, though a number of retail stocks traded heavily after reporting results.

  • 29/08/2014 | World

    S&P 500 edges up to set new record; best month since Feb

    US stocks closed out a strong month on a quiet note, with the S&P 500 posting a modest gain to close at a new record as the latest positive data helped extend a rally that had been briefly threatened by overseas concerns.

  • 03/09/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends mixed as Apple weighs on Nasdaq

    US stocks ended mostly down today, as a decline in Apple shares dragged the Nasdaq lower and investors held off on big bets before the European Central Bank's upcoming policy meeting.

  • 08/08/2014 | World

    Wall Street rebounds, erases week's losses with Russia news

    The S&P and Dow both posted their best day since March today, with the market buoyed by news that Russia was ending military drills near the Ukrainian border, while investors overlooked US air strikes in Iraq.

  • 15/08/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends mixed, recovers from Ukraine driven slide

    US stocks ended mixed, paring an earlier selloff sparked by reports of Ukraine shelling a Russian armored column.

  • 22/08/2014 | World

    S&P 500, Dow end lower after Ukraine tension escalates

    Stocks ended mostly lower as Ukraine-Russia tensions reignited and remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen failed to give investors more clues on interest rate hikes.

  • 29/07/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends down; Twitter rallies after hours

    US stocks fell today, dropping in a broad selloff as a weak outlook from courier company UPS weighed on sentiment and pressured transportation stocks.

  • 01/08/2014 | World

    S&P 500 posts biggest weekly decline since 2012

    US stocks ended lower for a second day and the S&P 500 posted its biggest weekly decline since 2012 today as concerns over Argentina's default continued to dog sentiment.

  • 05/08/2014 | World

    Wall Street tumble on Ukraine tensions; Time Warner skids after-hours

    US stocks ended down today, nose-diving in the afternoon as concerns mounted over escalating tensions in Ukraine.

  • 22/07/2014 | World

    Data, earnings lift Wall Street; conflicts eyed

    US stocks rose today as some positive earnings and economic data pointed to a market that still had room to rise despite the S&P 500 hitting an intraday record.

  • 23/07/2014 | World

    Apple pushes S&P 500 to record close as Boeing hits Dow

    US stocks ended mostly higher today, with the S&P 500 closing at a record on Apple's bullish results, though Boeing weighed on the Dow and conflicts in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip kept the broader market's gains in check.

  • 25/07/2014 | World

    Wall Street closes lower on Amazon, Visa; S&P's weekly gain erased

    US stocks closed lower today in a broad consumer discretionary-led selloff after Visa and Amazon, a pair of closely watched bellwether names, reported disappointing results.

  • 16/07/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends higher; Dow at record close

    US stocks rose today, with the Dow Jones industrial average closing at a record high, boosted by the latest merger news and some strong corporate earnings.

  • 17/07/2014 | World

    Wall Street inches lower on Russia sanctions; earnings curb drop

    US stocks edged lower today in the wake of fresh US and European Union sanctions on Russia, but some stronger-than-expected earnings reports helped keep declines in check.

  • 18/07/2014 | World

    US shares rebound, euro briefly dips after Malaysian airliner crash

    US stocks rebounded and European markets recovered a bit today 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.

  • 03/07/2014 | World

    Jobs drive Dow, S&P 500 to records in short session

    Wall Street's holiday-shortened session ended with multiple records today, with the Dow topping 17,000 for the first time after the June jobs report came in much stronger than expected.

  • 08/07/2014 | World

    Wall Street drops on earnings caution; Dow below 17,000

    US stocks fell in a broad selloff today, dropping for a second straight session and driving the Dow below 17,000 as investors turned cautious before the start of earnings season.

  • 15/07/2014 | World

    Wall Street stocks edge lower, bank stocks rise

    US stocks closed mostly lower today, after the Federal Reserve, in an unusual statement, singled out the valuation of social media and biotechnology shares as "substantially stretched."

  • 19/06/2014 | World

    S&P 500 ends at a record as Fed optimism lingers

    The S&P 500 ended at another record high today, extending gains for a fifth day on investors' optimism that the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low for a long period of time.

  • 27/06/2014 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 edge up with tech shares; DuPont drags

    US stocks ended modestly higher today, led by technology shares, though a downbeat second-quarter forecast from DuPont Co kept a lid on gains.

  • 02/07/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends flat ahead of payrolls; S&P index at record

    US stocks ended one of their flattest sessions in years today as a positive read on private sector employment wasn't enough to interest buyers ahead of the highly anticipated June payrolls report.

  • 12/06/2014 | World

    Wall Street slides on concerns about Iraq

    US stocks fell today as concerns escalated about Iraq and after disappointing economic data on retail sales and jobless claims.

  • 17/06/2014 | World

    Banks lead Wall Street higher; cyclicals rally

    US stocks rose today as data pointing to higher inflation lifted financial shares while high-growth tech names attracted renewed attention.

  • 18/06/2014 | World

    Wall Street S&P 500 hits fresh peak after Fed

    Wall Street stocks jumped today, taking the S&P 500 index of top companies to an all-time record after the Federal Reserve promised to keep in place low interest-rate policies and forecast the world's biggest economy would expand moderately.

  • 05/06/2014 | World

    Dow, S&P close at records; payrolls in focus

    The Dow and the S&P 500 both ended at new highs today after the European Central Bank cut rates to record lows and pledged to do more if needed to fight off the risk of deflation.

  • 10/06/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends near flat; Dow hits record for 4th day

    US stocks finished nearly flat today, although the Dow eked out another record closing high as utilities' shares fell while 10-year bond yields hit their highest level in a month.

  • 11/06/2014 | World

    Wall St ends lower after World Bank cuts forecast

    US stocks fell today, with the Dow breaking a four-day string of record closing highs, following the World Bank's reduction of its global growth forecast.

  • 29/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street up, S&P 500 sets another record closing high

    The S&P 500 index climbed to its third record closing high in four sessions today as traders shrugged off data that showed the economy shrank in the first quarter and bet on improvement in the second quarter.

  • 03/06/2014 | World

    Wall Street edges lower a day after Dow, S&P set records

    US stocks dipped in thin volume, with the Dow and the S&P 500 retreating from yesterday's record closing levels as traders found few reasons to buy following a string of gains. A rise in semiconductor companies' shares limited losses.

  • 04/06/2014 | World

    Wall Street up as S&P ends at new record

    US stocks edged up today with the S&P 500 ending at a new record as investors brushed off weaker-than-expected labor market data and focused on an acceleration in services-sector growth.

  • 22/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street rises as small-caps rally; HP shares off late

    US stocks ended higher for the second straight session, led by small-cap stocks, while the Nasdaq climbed on a rally in biotech shares.

  • 27/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street up, S&P 500 ends at record

    US stocks rose today as the S&P 500 scored a second straight record close, buoyed by the latest round of merger activity and as expectations for rate cuts by the European Central Bank stoked investors' appetite for equities.

  • 28/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street flat as S&P 500 falls shy of record

    The S&P 500 snapped a four-session winning streak, to end just shy of a third straight record closing high.

  • 09/05/2014 | World

    Dow ends at record high as Apple drags on S&P 500 and Nasdaq

    The Dow ended at a record high, boosted by IBM, while a rebound in high-growth momentum names helped the broader market.

  • 20/05/2014 | World

    Retail stocks lead selloff on Wall Street after earnings

    US stocks fell in a broad selloff, with major indexes hitting session lows in afternoon trading, led by losses in the retail sector after disappointing results from Staples and TJX Companies.

  • 21/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends higher after Fed minutes

    US stocks rose today, rebounding from the previous day's broad selloff, after minutes of the Federal Reserve's last meeting showed central bankers have discussed the eventual tightening of monetary policy but made no decisions on which tools to use.

  • 06/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street falls in broad selloff; Twitter tumbles

    US stocks fell broadly today, closing at session lows, with AIG pulling financial shares lower after disappointing earnings and as a slide in Twitter took down other names in the technology and internet space.

  • 07/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street gains after Yellen, but Nasdaq drops

    US stocks mostly rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled continued support for the economy, but the Nasdaq fell for a second session as momentum names sold off.



  • 08/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street erases earlier gains as utilities, energy sell off

    US stocks erased earlier gains with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq turning lower in a volatile session, led by losses in the energy and utility sectors.

  • 28/04/2014 | World

    S&P 500 ends up, Nasdaq dips in volatile Wall Street session

    The S&P 500 ended higher today after a volatile session, as gains in Apple and Pfizer helped offset another round of selling in some high-growth tech shares.

  • 29/04/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends up on earnings, rebound in high-growth shares

    US stocks rose, boosted by upbeat results from companies including Merck & Co and a rebound in Facebook and other high-growth shares.

  • 30/04/2014 | World

    Wall Street: Dow ends at record high as Fed upbeat on economy

    The Dow closed at its first record high of 2014 after the Federal Reserve gave an upbeat view of the economy's prospects as it announced another cut to its massive bond-buying program.

  • 23/04/2014 | World

    Wall Street slips to snap six-day rally; biotechs weak

    US stocks dipped to snap a six-session winning streak as gains in Boeing and Gilead were offset by slides in AT&T and the wider biotech sector.

  • 24/04/2014 | World

    Apple buoys Nasdaq; Ukraine weighs on broader market

    The Nasdaq rose modestly in a choppy session, lifted by a rally in Apple shares a day after the iPad maker's strong results, though tensions in Ukraine held the broader market in check.

  • 25/04/2014 | World

    Wall St trips as Amazon tumbles; indexes slip for week

    US stocks fell, pulled lower by a decline in consumer discretionary stocks, as bellwether names and Ford Motor fell in the wake of their quarterly earnings.

  • 17/04/2014 | World

    Earnings lift S&P 500, Nasdaq; S&P's best week since July

    US stocks ended a holiday-shortened week with mostly modest gains, though the S&P 500 notched its biggest weekly advance since July as Morgan Stanley and General Electric rallied after strong results.

  • 21/04/2014 | World

    Wall Street advances; S&P, Nasdaq book fifth straight gain

    US stocks rose slightly today as investors found few reasons to push indexes sharply higher following a strong rally last week and ahead of key earnings releases.

  • 22/04/2014 | World

    Earnings, healthcare help lift Wall Street

    US stocks rose today, with both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq on track for a sixth straight day, buoyed by a host of solid earnings reports along with strength in the healthcare sector.

  • 10/04/2014 | World

    Wall Street down, Nasdaq marks worst day since Nov. 2011

    The Nasdaq suffered its biggest drop in two-and-a-half years today after another sharp selloff in biotech and momentum names, including Gilead Sciences and TripAdvisor, increasing investor anxiety about a broader pullback.

  • 15/04/2014 | World

    Wall St ends higher as blue chips rally

    US stocks ended a volatile session higher, lifted by gains in such blue-chip names as Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson, though persistent weakness in momentum names limited the Nasdaq's advance.

  • 16/04/2014 | World

    Wall St gains on Yellen comments and Yahoo

    US stocks rose 1 percent, advancing for a third straight session as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reaffirmed the central bank's commitment to keeping interest rates low and Yahoo rallied.

  • 03/04/2014 | World

    Wall St dips as investors wary before jobs data

    US stocks slipped as investors turned cautious ahead of Friday's monthly jobs report, while a drop in biotech and momentum shares dragged the Nasdaq down nearly 1 percent.

  • 04/04/2014 | World

    Momentum stocks sink; Nasdaq posts worst day since Feb.

    Momentum shares like Netflix and TripAdvisor sold off sharply for a second straight day, giving the Nasdaq its worst day since February and leaving investors anxious about how much further they may fall.

  • 09/04/2014 | World

    Wall St soars after Fed minutes signal support

    US stocks rallied after minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting showed a more supportive central bank than investors had previously expected.

  • 28/03/2014 | World

    US stocks end off highs, Dow up for week; gold at 6-week lows

    US stocks ended up but off their session highs as a late afternoon selloff in the biotechnology sector weighed on the overall market.

  • 01/04/2014 | World

    Wall St ends at record to lead global shares; oil slides

    World equity markets added to recent gains as Wall Street hit a record high after strong factory data, while soft manufacturing numbers in China reinforced expectations that the country will undertake stimulus measures.

  • 02/04/2014 | World

    Shares at six-year high, gold rebounds

    A global stock index edged up to a six-year high and Wall Street closed at a record high as US data suggested the economy is improving, while the price of spot gold jumped 1 percent.

  • 25/03/2014 | World

    Wall St rebounds; biotech shares snap losing streak

    US stocks ended higher, rebounding from a two-day decline as the hard-hit biotechnology sector regained its momentum and a strong read on consumer confidence increased optimism about the economy.

  • 26/03/2014 | World

    Russia sanctions worry hits Wall St; techs weigh

    US stocks fell led by losses in the technology and materials sectors, as geopolitical concerns rose after the United States and the European Union agreed to work together on tougher sanctions on Russia.

  • 27/03/2014 | World

    US stocks dip on unimpressive Q4 growth; gold tumbles

    US stocks fell after upwardly revised fourth-quarter growth data failed to impress investors and worries over Ukraine lingered, while gold tumbled to a six-week low on expectations US interest rates might rise sooner than thought.

  • 14/03/2014 | World

    Wall St ends lower on jitters over upcoming Crimea vote

    Wall Street ended lower with all three major stock indexes down for the week, as concerns over tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalated ahead of a referendum in Crimea this weekend.

  • 19/03/2014 | World

    Wall St drops after Yellen moves up rate hike

    US stocks fell today after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised the possibility of an earlier- than-anticipated increase in interest rates.

  • 20/03/2014 | World

    Wall St rebounds after data; financials climb

    US stocks rose today, after a batch of economic data pointed to an improving economy and investors reassessed comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen that fueled speculation of an earlier-than-expected rate hike by the central bank.

  • 11/03/2014 | World

    Wall Street falls in choppy trading, catalysts scarce

    US stocks were little changed as investors found few reasons to push the S&P 500 above its recent record high, as tensions in Ukraine continued.

  • 12/03/2014 | World

    Wall St little changed as Ukraine, China concerns brushed off

    US stocks finished little changed, with the Nasdaq up for the first session in five, as investors grappled with the evolving situation in Ukraine but shrugged off concern over weakness in China's economy.

  • 13/03/2014 | World

    Wall St tumbles as Ukraine tensions rise, China slows

    US stocks tumbled, with the Dow and the S&P 500 suffering their worst day since early February, on rising concerns over Ukraine and Russia and new signs of a slowdown in China.

  • 27/02/2014 | World

    Yellen helps offset Ukraine worry; S&P 500 hits record

    Stocks on world markets mostly advanced today, while the S&P 500 closed at a record high, as comments from US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen offset concerns over tension in Ukraine and Russia.

  • 04/03/2014 | World

    S&P 500 ends at a record; Ukraine-Russia tensions ease

    US stocks rallied, with the S&P 500 closing at a record as concerns about a confrontation between Russia and Ukraine eased, and the market recovered more than all of the previous session's hefty losses.

  • 05/03/2014 | World

    Wall Street little changed after data, Ukraine eyed

    US stocks were little changed today after two days of sharp swings as investors shrugged off soft data on jobs and the services sector, while keeping an eye on developments in Ukraine.

  • 21/02/2014 | World

    Stocks rise, dollar mixed after recent US data

    Global equity markets mostly rose and the dollar traded mixed on Friday as recent data that has underpinned hopes for sustained US economic growth offset new data showing home resales fell to an 18-month low last month.

  • 25/02/2014 | World

    Wall Street slips on day after S&P hits record high

    US stocks edged lower, easing back from record territory a day earlier as weak economic data offset gains in Home Depot and other retail shares.

  • 26/02/2014 | World

    Wall St ends near flat; retailers fly for a second day

    US stocks finished flat with investors hesitant to make a big move on the day before comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, though retailers' shares rallied on results for a second day.

  • 18/02/2014 | World

    S&P 500 ticks up on M&A; Nasdaq extends winning streak

    The S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose today, following Wall Street's biggest weekly gain of the year, as merger activity increased confidence that there is value in the stock market even as the benchmark index nears a record high.

  • 19/02/2014 | World

    Wall St falls after Fed minutes

    Stock markets around the world fell today, with declines accelerating after minutes from a US Federal Reserve policy meeting showed members supported continued tapering of the central bank's bond-buying program barring a significant change in the economy.

  • 20/02/2014 | World

    Wall St rises on factory data; Tesla and Facebook jump

    US stocks climbed after a reading on manufacturing activity hit its highest in nearly four years, while news about Facebook and Tesla drove their shares to record highs.

  • 28/01/2014 | World

    Wall St recovers with Pfizer; futures up on Turkey's rate hike

    US stocks rebounded today after Pfizer's upbeat results gave investors some relief from the pain of the Dow's five-day losing streak, and the market's focus turned to the Federal Reserve's next move on stimulus.

  • 11/02/2014 | World

    Stocks rally, dollar gains on Yellen 'stay course' remarks

    The dollar rose and global equity markets rallied after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she expects the US central bank to continue trimming its bond purchases, a sign the Fed believes the economy is on track to grow further.

  • 13/02/2014 | World

    World stocks flat as soft US data blamed on weather; dlr down

    World stock markets were nearly flat as soft US economic data was blamed on bad weather, while the dollar fell to a two-week low against the euro. US stocks rose, with big gains in technology stocks, putting the Nasdaq on track for a sixth straight session of gains, its longest winning streak since December 2011.

  • 21/01/2014 | World

    US yields and dollar up on outlook on Fed tapering

    US stocks mostly rose with the S&P 500 snapping a two-session decline as the materials sector rallied, though the Dow fell on disappointing earnings by three of its components.

  • 22/01/2014 | World

    US stocks end mixed with focus on earnings

    US stocks finished flat to either side of unchanged as investors played off a mixed bag of company earnings, while the dollar firmed against most major currencies ahead of next week's Federal Reserve meeting where another cut in stimulus is seen possible.

  • 24/01/2014 | World

    Wall St falls as emerging-market concerns rise

    US stocks dropped following a selloff in emerging market assets, growth concerns in China and expectations that the Federal Reserve will further cut stimulus.

  • 16/01/2014 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 end down; bond trading revenues bites bank profits

    The Dow and S&P 500 slipped with the S&P retreating from the previous session's record high, after earnings from Goldman Sachs and other banks disappointed investors.

  • 17/01/2014 | World

    Wall St ends mostly lower on earnings; dollar hits 7-week high

    Wall Street stocks fell as quarterly earnings of Intel and General Electric disappointed, contributing to a decline in a measure of global equity markets, while the dollar hit a seven-week high against the euro.

  • 20/01/2014 | World

    Falling Deutsche Bank pulls European stocks lower

    European equities edged lower today, retreating from 5-1/2 year highs as financial shares were hit by a surprise loss from Deutsche Bank, the first of the region's lenders to report fourth quarter earnings.

  • 13/01/2014 | World

    Wall St slides on caution ahead of earnings

    US stocks tumbled on caution ahead of corporate results, as mounting negative pre-announcements left a lackluster profit growth outlook.

  • 14/01/2014 | World

    Wall St rebounds as sales point to healthy economy

    US stocks rose erasing much of the previous session's steep drop, after as a strong December retail sales reading eased concerns about a slowdown in the economy.

  • 15/01/2014 | World

    S&P 500 closes at record on bank earnings, data

    US stocks rose with the S&P 500 climbing to an all-time closing high after strong earnings from Bank of America and data signaled that the economy was improving.

  • 06/01/2014 | World

    Wall Street dips for third straight day after mixed data in reports

    US stocks slipped today after a mixed batch of economic reports, which showed a slowdown in growth in the US services sector and a rebound in new orders for factory goods.

  • 07/01/2014 | World

    Shares, dollar rise on strong US trade data

    Global equity markets rose and the dollar strengthened today on encouraging jobs data from Germany and news of the lowest US trade deficit in four years, the latest evidence of a more robust American economy.

  • 10/01/2014 | World

    S&P ends up, led by defensive stocks; earnings in play

    The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq ended modestly higher on Friday, led by gains in defensive names after a weaker-than-expected payrolls report raised new questions about both the strength of the economy and the aggressiveness of Federal Reserve stimulus.

  • 31/12/2013 | World

    Global indexes finish vintage year, more gains seen in 2014

    US stocks were set to close 2013 at record levels, with world equity markets close to six-year peaks, while benchmark bond yields were poised for their first annual rise since 2009 in anticipation of stronger global growth in 2014.

  • 02/01/2014 | World

    Wall St kicks off new year with modest decline

    US stocks fell on their first day of trading in 2014 as investors booked profits in the wake of the S&P 500's best yearly advance since 1997.

  • 03/01/2014 | World

    Copper and oil fall, world equities drift

    Copper futures dropped today on concerns over Chinese growth and as the US dollar strengthened, while crude oil extended recent losses and a global gauge of equities was little changed.

  • 12/12/2013 | World

    Fretting over the Fed; yen takes a dive

    Asian markets are likely to stay under pressure on Friday as investors fret over the outlook for US policy stimulus, though Japanese stocks could draw comfort from a reversal in the yen against the dollar.

  • 27/12/2013 | World

    Wall St ends mostly flat, but scores weekly gains

    US stock indexes closed mostly flat, with the Dow snapping a six-day streak of record closing highs after investors took a break from this week's rally.

  • 30/12/2013 | World

    Wall St ends mostly flat in thin trading

    US stocks ended mostly flat today following a strong rally over the past two-weeks, with weaker-than-forecast housing data and light trading volume keeping upward momentum in check.

  • 06/12/2013 | World

    Dollar, stocks rise as US jobs data boosts taper talk

    Global equity markets surged and the dollar rose against the yen after stronger-than-expected US jobs data gave investors confidence the economy is strong enough to withstand an expected reduction in Federal Reserve stimulus.

  • 10/12/2013 | World

    Stocks slip, dollar eases on taper speculation

    Global equity markets traded slightly lower today while the dollar and US Treasury yields eased on a growing view that the Federal Reserve will need additional positive data before it decides to scale back its economic stimulus.

  • 11/12/2013 | World

    Fed taper anxiety triggers profit taking on Wall St

    US stocks posted their largest drop in a month today as traders locked in recent gains after a provisional budget deal out of Washington removed one of the near-term reasons for the Fed to keep up its current pace of economic stimulus.

  • 29/11/2013 | World

    World stock index little changed, US crude oil up

    A major index of world equities ended little changed on a light day of trading, while US crude oil rebounded from recent declines. The US stock market slipped at the end of a thinly traded, abbreviated session following Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday.

  • 03/12/2013 | World

    Dow, S&P fall for 3rd straight day; retail weighs

    The Dow and the S&P 500 fell for a third straight day, dropping from record levels in a broad decline as investors took profits amid signs of a weak holiday shopping season.

  • 05/12/2013 | World

    Fed uncertainty sends the Dow, S&P 500 down for 5th day

    European shares extended losses early as investors continued to trim positions in light of stronger economic data that heightens worries over the potential for an early winding down of stimulus.

  • 26/11/2013 | World

    Wall Street little changed amid Iran doubts

    World share markets remained pressured and the dollar slipped today as oil prices climbed amid doubts over the real impact of the Iran nuclear deal and renewed political tensions in the East China Sea.

  • 27/11/2013 | World

    Dow and S&P 500 hit records, Nasdaq lifted by tech

    Agreement on a German coalition government pushed the euro to a four-year high against the yen and buoyed stocks around the world, already well bid on central bank liquidity.

  • 28/11/2013 | World

    European shares edge higher, supported by new US highs

    European stocks gained ground today in light trade, with Italian shares outperforming after the country's Senate expelled former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, fuelling hopes of stability for the current government.

  • 13/11/2013 | World

    Dow, S&P end at record highs on Macy's, Yellen

    The Dow and the S&P 500 ended at record highs today as strong results from Macy's lifted consumer discretionary shares and investors bought stocks in anticipation of remarks by Janet Yellen, who is likely to become the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve.

  • 15/11/2013 | World

    European shares near 5-year highs as Vivendi rises

    European shares rose back towards five-year highs buoyed by media group Vivendi and prospects of a further dose of accommodative central bank policies that were tipped to keep the equity rally on track.

  • 19/11/2013 | World

    World stock markets dip, Iran weighs on Brent crude

    World stock markets dipped today as investors sought new catalysts to extend a rally amid signs of tepid economic growth, while crude oil sank ahead of a possible easing of sanctions against Iran.

  • 06/11/2013 | World

    Euro rises as ECB rate cut seen unlikely, Dow at record high

    Global stock markets rose today and the Dow industrials marked a record closing high as investors seized on signs that the Federal Reserve may keep rates low for longer than expected.

  • 07/11/2013 | World

    Wall Street lower despite data, Twitter dazzles in debut

    Frenzied buying in Twitter shares grabbed Wall Street's attention, as the social media stock surged well above expectations, while major indexes fell, with the S&P 500 suffering its worst daily decline since August.

  • 12/11/2013 | World

    Wall Street dips after two days of gains; eyes on Fed's next move

    The Dow and the S&P 500 declined after rising bond yields increased debate over how soon the Federal Reserve would start trimming its stimulus programme.

  • 29/10/2013 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs on stimulus hopes

    US stocks rose modestly today, with the market's upward momentum continuing as the S&P 500 hit another record high and drug company Pfizer rallied on its results.

  • 30/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street slips in volatile post-Fed trade

    US stocks fell in volatile trading today after the Federal Reserve said it would keep its stimulus program intact for the time being, as expected, though it also nodded to a weaker economic growth outlook.

  • 05/11/2013 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 down after 2-day winning streak

    The Dow and the S&P 500 ended lower today following two sessions of gains as investors weighed the implications of strong economic data for the path of monetary policy over the next several months.

  • 21/10/2013 | World

    Dollar gains, shares flat on expected delay to Fed tapering

    The dollar gained and global equity markets traded at five-year highs lifted by a healthy outlook for stocks as markets awaited a backlog of US economic data that could yield clues on when the Federal Reserve begins to pare its stimulus program.

  • 23/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends down as Caterpillar falls, Boeing rallies

    US stocks fell as shares of heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar and semiconductor companies tumbled after they reported earnings, ending the S&P 500's four-session streak of record high finishes.

  • 24/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends higher, resuming upward trend on Fed

    US stocks resumed their move up as economic data underscored views US monetary stimulus will be in place for the foreseeable future and earnings offered some upbeat news.

  • 16/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends sharply higher in hopes of fiscal deal

    US stocks closed more than 1 percent higher after Senate leaders said they had a deal to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling, avoiding the threat of a debt default.

  • 17/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends at record high after Washington deal

    The S&P 500 closed at a record high as investors regained confidence in the market following a last-minute deal to avoid a US default, but weak earnings from IBM (IBM.N) and Goldman Sachs (GS.N) pulled the Dow industrials slightly lower.

  • 18/10/2013 | World

    Global stocks end at record high on high earnings

    The S&P 500 closed at a record high for the second consecutive day as positive earnings from Google (GOOG.O), Morgan Stanley (MS.N) and others lifted investor sentiment.

  • 09/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street gains on Yellen boost, Washington eyed

    US stocks edged up today, with the S&P 500 bouncing back after its largest drop since August, on expectations Janet Yellen will be tapped to head the US Federal Reserve.

  • 10/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street jumps on signs of progress in Washington talks

    US stocks closed up today, with each of the major indexes climbing more than 2 percent, as investors were encouraged by signs of progress in fiscal negotiations in Washington.

  • 15/10/2013 | World

    US stocks fall as Washington talks stall

    US short-term bill rates rose and stocks slid on Wall street as US Senate fiscal negotiations were suspended, making prospects for an agreement to end the US government's budget and debt impasse less promising.

  • 03/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends lower as government shutdown goes on

    US stocks dropped today as investors worried that a budget stalemate in Congress would become entangled with much more critical legislation to raise the federal borrowing limit.

  • 04/10/2013 | World

    Global stocks fall for week as shutdown continues; dollar near lows

    Major stock markets rose but posted a second week of losses while the dollar hovered near an eight-month low on fears the budget standoff in Washington will drag on until politicians reach a deal to raise the US debt ceiling.

  • 08/10/2013 | World

    Year's winners lead Wall St lower as default angst rises

    US stocks slid on Tuesday as traders cashed in gains in some of the year's best performers amid little progress to end a political crisis in Washington that could affect the US fiscal standing and economic recovery.

  • 26/09/2013 | World

    Europe equities edge up but Milan market underperforms

    European equities edged higher buoyed by gains at fashion group H&M, although fresh political uncertainty in Italy hit Milan's stock market.

  • 01/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street rebounds as government shutdown seen short-lived

    US stocks kicked off a new month and a new quarter with gains as investors, for now, appeared confident that the first partial government shutdown in nearly two decades would be short-lived.

  • 18/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends at record, Fed maintains stimulus

    US stocks rallied to record highs after the Federal Reserve surprised investors and decided against trimming its bond-buying stimulus program, which has fueled Wall Street's rally of more than 20 percent this year.

  • 24/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street closes with falls, shares struggle

    Stocks on Wall Street struggled on Tuesday, with benchmark indexes swinging between losses and muted gains to finally turn lower, amid a lack of clarity on US fiscal and monetary policies, while major currencies held in tight ranges.

  • 25/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends down for fifth session as budget debate, Wal-Mart weigh

    US stocks fell and the S&P 500 put in a fifth day of losses, its worst losing streak since the end of 2012, on jitters funding for the federal government would run out and after a drop in shares of the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores.

  • 11/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street edges up on Syria delay, bets on Fed policy

    US stocks edged higher today, lifting the S&P 500 for its seventh straight day of gains, as concern over a possible US-led strike on Syria ebbed and investors bet the Federal Reserve would trim its stimulus measures only slightly.

  • 12/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street edges lower after seven session rally

    US stocks edged lower today after a seven-session winning streak on the S&P 500 and a jobless claims report which provided few clues into the Federal Reserve's upcoming decisions about stimulus policy.

  • 17/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street edges up as Fed meeting looms

    US stocks edged up at the open today ahead of the start of a highly anticipated Federal Reserve two-day meeting, while inflation data supported the case for the Fed to start to reduce its stimulus measures.

  • 05/09/2013 | World

    Global shares up as ECB says low rates to stay

    US stocks edged higher today, putting equities on track for a third straight day of gains as a flurry of economic data pointed to improving economic conditions.

  • 06/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street flat after jobs data; Syria worries spur caution

    US stocks closed little changed in choppy trade after labor market data removed some uncertainty about Federal Reserve policy, but concerns remained about possible military action by the West against Syria.

  • 10/09/2013 | World

    Global markets: China data spurs stocks; Syria diplomacy pressures debt, oil

    US stocks climbed for a sixth straight session as the dollar and global equities rallied on more upbeat economic data from China, while prices of safe-haven debt and oil slipped on the chance of a diplomatic alternative to a potential Western military strike against Syria.

  • 30/08/2013 | World

    Global stocks fall after Kerry speaks on Syria; bonds rise

    Stocks fell and US Treasury prices gained after Secretary of State John Kerry made a forceful case for the United States to punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as he released evidence the Syrian government used chemical weapons to attack civilians.

  • 03/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street rallies with potential Syria action delayed

    US stocks rose today after President Barack Obama opted to seek congressional authorization for military action against Syria, a move that was likely to delay any strike for at least several days.

  • 04/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street jumps for second day; automakers, tech gain

    US stocks ended higher for a second day on strong auto sales and as a possible military action in Syria was seen as limited.

  • 27/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street falls as nations back firm response to Syria

    US stocks dropped on rising geopolitical tensions over the possibility of a military strike against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces for a chemical weapons attack against civilians.

  • 28/08/2013 | World

    Syria pushes up oil prices; Wall Street rebounds

    Concerns about a possible US-led military strike on Syria sent oil prices higher on Wednesday and triggered a safe-haven run to gold and the dollar. Wall Street meanwhile recovered after a difficult day's trading on Tuesday to close with some modest gains.

  • 29/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street rises on economy, but Syria concerns limit gains

    US stocks closed modestly higher as the economy showed signs of improvement, but uncertainty over possible military action against Syria continued to pressure markets.

  • 22/08/2013 | World

    Global shares gain on economic business surveys

    Global equity markets gained today after business surveys from around the world reflected a global economy in expansion, helping cement expectations the Federal Reserve will trim its bond-buying stimulus program in September.

  • 23/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends up a day after Nasdaq outage, Microsoft jumps

    Stocks rose in light trading, led by a jump in Microsoft shares, as trading took place without interruption a day after the Nasdaq stock exchange suffered an unprecedented, three-hour trading halt.

  • 26/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street falls on weak data, Italy drags euro zone shares lower

    US stocks opened the week's trading with a drop, after data showed a steep fall in orders for long-lasting manufactured goods last month.

  • 09/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends worst week since June; dollar rises

    US stock index futures pointed to a lower open today, putting major indexes on track for their worst week since June, as investors found few reasons to buy with equity prices near record levels.

  • 20/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street rebounds as US bond yields fall from 2-year peaks

    US bond yields retreated from two-year highs on revived safe-haven bids as prices on most world stock exchanges fell to the lowest level in over a month on concerns that less US monetary stimulus will hamper global growth.

  • 21/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street falls after Fed minutes yield few clues

    Global equity markets and bond prices slid while the dollar strengthened after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting did not alter expectations the Fed would eventually begin to trim its bond-buying program.

  • 06/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street falls, dollar falls vs yen as Fed path in focus

    Wall Street drifted lower as investors found few reasons to buy stocks, but European shares and the euro were supported by data that showed a surge in factory output in Britain and Germany.

  • 07/08/2013 | World

    Wall St ends down for a third day on Fed uncertainty

    US stocks lost ground for a third consecutive session on growing uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve may start to wind down its stimulus, which has been a driving force behind the rally in equities this year.

  • 08/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street rebounds after three-day drop, led by tech sector

    US stocks rose, rebounding after three days of declines, led by gains in the technology sector.

  • 19/07/2013 | World

    Global shares pull back after rally

    Stock markets around the world retreated as some disappointing corporate results pushed investors to take profits after a string of gains that took major US indexes to record levels.

  • 31/07/2013 | World

    Wall Street: S&P 500 ends flat after Fed statement

    US stocks extended gains in volatile trading today after the Federal Reserve gave no hint that a reduction in the pace of its bond-buying program is imminent.

  • 01/08/2013 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 end at new highs after data, stimulus in place

    The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Thursday, with the S&P 500 rising above 1,700 after strong data on service-sector growth and as central banks said they would keep monetary stimulus in place.

  • 16/07/2013 | World

    Shares, dollar fall day before Bernanke testimony

    The dollar eased and US stocks fell on Tuesday, snapping an eight-day advance by the benchmark S&P 500 index, as investors took a cautious stance ahead of the Federal Reserve chief's testimony to a US congressional panel on Wednesday.

  • 17/07/2013 | World

    Wall Street advances after Bernanke statement

    U.S. stocks ended modestly higher on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the timeline for winding down the U.S. central bank's stimulus program was not set in stone.

  • 18/07/2013 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs on earnings after Bernanke comments

    The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Thursday after Morgan Stanley and others reported better-than-expected earnings and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments further reassured markets.

  • 10/07/2013 | World

    Wall St flat after Fed minutes, European shares close higher

    The Dow slipped and the S&P 500 edged up less than a point on Wednesday, interrupting a four-day rally, with investors trying to gauge when the Federal Reserve may scale back on its economic stimulus.

  • 11/07/2013 | World

    Wall Street jumps; Dow and S&P end at new highs

    The S&P 500 and Dow industrials closed at record highs, a day after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reasserted that monetary policy will remain accommodative for some time.

  • 12/07/2013 | World

    Wall Street rises on banks' results; S&P's best week since January

    US stocks advanced, supported by banks' strong earnings, but Boeing limited the Dow's gain after an airplane fire in London.

  • 05/07/2013 | World

    Wall Street advances after payroll report

    Stocks rose in early trading as US June payrolls data came in much stronger than expected, though investors questioned what the report meant for the timing of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program.

  • 05/07/2013 | World

    Dollar spikes, US yields jump after jobs data

    The dollar rose broadly and Treasury debt yields jumped, while Wall Street pared initial gains in volatile trading and a gauge of world stocks fell after strong job market data showed the world's largest economy on a solid footing.

  • 08/07/2013 | World

    Wall St rises as attention turns to earnings season

    US stocks advanced heading into the start of earnings season, building on gains sparked by last week's robust employment report and pushing the S&P 500 closer to its all-time high set in May.

  • 02/07/2013 | World

    Wall Street slips in volatile session

    US stocks edged lower, erasing earlier gains as the S&P 500 met resistance around its 50-day moving average, a level the index has not been able to close above for the past two weeks.

  • 04/07/2013 | World

    European stocks rally on ECB, BoE stimulus pledges

    European bond and stock markets rose as investors put concerns about political turmoil in Portugal to one side ahead of central bank meetings in Frankfurt and London, and Friday's US jobs report.

  • 05/07/2013 | World

    Europe pauses after rally, eye US jobs data

    European shares consolidated with uncertainty ahead of key US jobs data making investors reluctant to extend the previous day's rally that was spurred by pledges of continued stimulus from the European Central Bank and Bank of England.

  • 21/06/2013 | World

    Wall St rebound fades, Oracle drags on Nasdaq

    US stocks turned lower as the initial bounce from a two-day selloff faded and banking stocks fell, while a sharp drop in Oracle shares dragged down the Nasdaq.

  • 26/06/2013 | World

    Wall Street climbs as GDP data eases fear of Fed pullback

    US stocks rallied for a second day, recouping some recent losses on reduced concern that the Federal Reserve will begin to withdraw its stimulus in the near future.

  • 27/06/2013 | World

    Wall Street rallies for third day as Fed concerns fade

    US stocks climbed for a third straight day after comments from several Federal Reserve officials soothed concerns that the central bank would begin to reduce its stimulus efforts in the near future.

  • 20/06/2013 | World

    Stocks, bonds, commodities slump on likely end to Fed stimulus

    Global equity markets, bond prices and commodities fell sharply, a day after the Federal Reserve said the US economy was growing strongly enough for it to begin slowing its unprecedented stimulus.

  • 20/06/2013 | World

    Wall St. falls at open after Bernanke remarks

    Stocks fell at the open, adding to a more than 1% drop a day earlier after remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke who outlined the start of a wind-down of stimuli that has been instrumental to the market's rally.

  • 21/06/2013 | World

    Bond yields eye biggest weekly rise in 10 years

    US equities stabilized in choppy trading, while Treasury yields were on track for their biggest weekly jump in a decade as investors reassessed their positions in the wake of the Federal Reserve's plans to withdraw its economic stimulus.

  • 14/06/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends lower on stimulus worries

    US stocks fell to close their third negative week in four as concern lingered over whether the world's central banks will soon begin to rein in stimulus programmes.

  • 19/06/2013 | World

    Wall Street slumps after Bernanke hints at slowing bond buying

    US stocks fell more than 1 percent on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank would start to reduce its stimulus measures later this year if the economy is strong enough.

  • 11/06/2013 | World

    Wall St slides as BOJ move rattles trading

    US stocks slid in a volatile session after Japan's central bank disappointed equity markets by holding its monetary policy steady.

  • 12/06/2013 | World

    Wall Street falls as worry rises over life without stimulus

    US stocks fell with the Dow sliding more than 100 points on another volatile day as traders extended a selloff driven by concern about central banks winding down their stimulus measures.

  • 13/06/2013 | World

    Wall St rallies on economic data, technical factors

    US stocks rallied after three days of losses as stronger-than-expected economic data helped reassure investors concerned about the expected winding down of the Federal Reserve's economic stimulus.

  • 05/06/2013 | World

    Wall St drops as fears of less Fed stimulus mount

    US stocks dropped 1 percent, extending a recent selloff, as investors grappled with concerns that the Federal Reserve may begin to scale back its bond-buying stimulus while the economy is still sluggish.

  • 06/06/2013 | World

    Wall St ends up in volatile trade ahead of jobs data

    US stocks rose with the Dow swinging nearly 200 points from its session low to high and the S&P 500 recovering after hitting a key technical level in volatile trading a day before the release of the US jobs report.

  • 07/06/2013 | World

    Global shares extend gains after US jobs report

    The dollar rose and global equity markets rallied on Friday after US jobs data for May quashed investors' concerns that the Federal Reserve would soon start easing back on its stimulus programme.

  • 30/05/2013 | World

    Global shares extend gains as stimulus worries ease

    US stocks extended gains, with the Nasdaq briefly gaining 1 percent and the S&P near session highs as weaker-than-expected economic data kept afloat the belief stimulus measures by central banks will likely continue.

  • 31/05/2013 | World

    European shares dip, hit by profit taking; Wall Street flat

    US stocks sold off and government bond yields rose on Friday after improved factory activity in the US Midwest and rising consumer sentiment increased anxiety about the Federal Reserve's next move.

  • 04/06/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends down on fears Fed may scale back stimulus

    US stocks ended lower resuming their recent decline as investors sold growth-oriented sectors on speculation the Federal Reserve may slow the pace of its economic stimulus.

  • 24/05/2013 | World

    Global shares fall on worries of stimulus cutback

    Global equity markets slipped over worries the US Federal Reserve may curb a stimulus program that has lifted stocks, while the dollar recovered against the euro after better-than-expected US durable goods data for April.

  • 28/05/2013 | World

    Stocks rally, US Treasury yields climb

    US stocks opened higher today as supportive comments from central banks around the world reassured investors that monetary policies designed to support the global economy would remain in place.

  • 29/05/2013 | World

    Global shares retreat on Fed uncertainty

    Global shares retreated today, as investors continued to question the longevity of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program.

  • 15/05/2013 | World

    Dow and S&P 500 hit new highs; investors confident in rally

    US stocks edged up today, with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting new all-time highs as the market's recent upward momentum persisted, but a steep decline in Apple kept gains in check. European shares scaled new five-year highs.

  • 22/05/2013 | World

    Wall St falters in volatile session on Fed worries

    US stocks fell with the S&P 500 posting its biggest decline in three weeks, after minutes from the latest US Federal Reserve meeting showed some officials were open to tapering large-scale asset purchases as early as at the June meeting.

  • 23/05/2013 | World

    Wall St sags, but ends off session lows

    US stocks slipped but finished sharply off their session lows as a rally in Hewlett-Packard's shares offset worries about weak Chinese manufacturing data and the prospects of the Federal Reserve reducing its monetary stimulus.

  • 01/05/2013 | World

    Wall St closes down on data, earnings

    US stocks fell sharply as the latest economic data continued a trend of indicators pointing to anemic growth, while bellwether companies disappointed on revenue.

  • 07/05/2013 | World

    Global stocks climb higher as investors chase performance

    US stocks edged higher but investors found little reason to push shares decisively higher after the S&P 500 hit another record close. European shares rose 0.4 percent on positive expectations that central banks would continue to stimulate the economy.

  • 14/05/2013 | World

    Wall Street jumps as banks lead S&P 500 to new record high

    US stocks rose and closed a rally today, with the Dow and the S&P 500 hitting new records as investors bet that the market's upward momentum would keep going.

  • 23/04/2013 | World

    Wall St rallies after recovery from Twitter-driven drop

    US stocks climbed in a broad rally, recovering from sharp declines sparked by a "bogus" Associated Press tweet about explosions at the White House.

  • 24/04/2013 | World

    Global shares rise as weak data again backs ECB rate cut

    Global equity markets rose, drawing support from strong corporate earnings and speculation the European Central Bank will cut interest rates after the release of weak economic data out of Germany for a second straight day.

  • 30/04/2013 | World

    S&P 500 ends at record high on Apple, economic data

    US stocks rose moderately, with the S&P 500 ending at another all-time closing high on a jump in Apple and encouraging economic data.

  • 16/04/2013 | World

    Wall St gains 1%, lifted by gold, earnings and data

    US stocks jumped more than 1 percent, a day after their worst decline since November, as gold prices rebounded and earnings from Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson improved the outlook for first-quarter results.

  • 17/04/2013 | World

    Drop in Apple shares, weak profits drag Wall St lower

    US stocks fell in a broad market selloff, led by a sharp drop in Apple shares on worries about slowing demand for its products and weaker-than-expected results from Bank of America that battered the financial sector.

  • 18/04/2013 | World

    Wall Street dips as after disappointing data

    US stocks fell and the S&P 500 closed below a key technical level after disappointing forecasts from eBay and other companies, casting doubt on the market's recent strength.

  • 18/05/2011 | World

    Wall Street snaps losing streak, but headwinds remain

    Wall Street snapped its three-day losing streak thanks to a rebound in commodity prices and Dell's strong earnings, but investors say stocks still face headwinds.

  • 02/04/2013 | World

    Global stocks rally as commodities retreat

    Major stock markets rose, with the US S&P 500 index nearing its all-time intraday high, while the dollar rallied from a one-month low against the yen on bets the Bank of Japan will announce further monetary easing steps this week.

  • 12/04/2013 | World

    Global shares end down on US data, Cyprus

    US stocks and European shares closed lower today, after weak US retail data and worries about Cyprus's bailout plan.

  • 10/03/2011 | World

    Dow sinks below 12,000 on Saudi, economy fears

    Fears about the economy and unrest in Saudi Arabia darkened the outlook for equities, pushing major indexes below key technical levels.

  • 28/03/2011 | World

    Wall Street rally fizzles in lowest volume of 2011

    US stocks fell as the corporate outlook was clouded ahead of earnings and uncertainty continued to creep from abroad, while volume hit its lowest level of the year.

  • 12/04/2011 | World

    Energy drives Wall Street lower, Alcoa's results drag

    US stocks dropped on worries falling oil prices could set off a reversal in the high-flying energy sector, while Alcoa's leaner-than-expected revenue disappointed. European stocks suffered their biggest one-day fall in a month.

  • 02/03/2011 | World

    Wall Street edges up as economy trumps oil

    US stocks eked out gains despite another rise in oil prices as investors bet the latest data signaled the economy could absorb expected higher energy costs. Meanwhile, European shares fell further after deepening conflict in Libya.

  • 03/03/2011 | World

    Jobs data optimism fuels Wall Street rally

    Investors betting on a big gain in US payrolls pushed Wall Street to its best one-day rally in three months, but weak volume lingers as a concern for those hoping for another leg higher.

  • 04/03/2011 | World

    Wall Street ends the week flat as oil prices weigh

    Wall Street erased most of its weekly gains as fears of more geopolitical turmoil and higher oil prices threaten to stifle rallies in coming weeks.

  • 18/02/2011 | World

    Market up for third week as late-comers jump in

    Late arrivals to the speediest rally in stocks since the Great Depression pushed stocks higher for a third week, despite growing signals of an overheating market.

  • 23/02/2011 | World

    Wall Street falls as oil climbs, tech shares drop

    US stocks dropped for a second straight session as Libya's violence sent oil prices up briefly to $100 a barrel and tech shares sank, adding credence to calls for a market correction.

  • 25/02/2011 | World

    Wall Street rebounds after sell-off, but down for week

    US stocks rose, bouncing back from a three-day sell-off as oil prices stabilized, but unease over the Libyan rebellion could be enough to keep buying in check.

  • 05/02/2011 | World

    Nasdaq finds 'suspicious files' in hacker probe

    Exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group Inc found "suspicious files" on its US computer servers and determined one of its Internet-based client applications was "potentially affected" by hackers, the Nasdaq Stock Market's parent company said.

  • 16/02/2011 | World

    S&P rises, doubles its 2009 low

    The S&P 500 rose to twice its value from just two years ago, a bounce whose vigor has not been seen since the Great Depression.

  • 17/02/2011 | World

    Recent leaders juice up Wall Street

    US stocks opened down as indexes hovered at multi-year highs after both inflation and weekly claims for jobless benefits came in higher than expected.


  • 23/03/2011 | Latin America

    Merval slightly increases

    The panel of leading stocks index rose by 0.8 percent to 3.348,83 points. The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance increased by 0.3 percent to 67,795.51 points.

  • 24/03/2011 | Latin America

    Bovespa drops 0.4%

    The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance dropped 0.4 percent to 67,532.97 points.

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