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December 19, 2014
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  • 24/10/2014 | Argentina

    'Why don't IDEA leaders identify new markets (instead of speculating)?'

    The head of ministers renewed the government’s criticism of the IDEA meeting bringing together Argentina’s top business leaders, questioning ironically the lack of “ideas” of its participants.

  • 31/07/2014 | Argentina

    Bonds fall, country risk climbs on vulture funds dispute concerns

    Shares and bonds plunged as investors react to the failed negotiations between Argentina and holdout hedge funds. In the Buenos Aires City stock market the Merval index closed down by 8.4% to 8,187.99 points, far from yesterday’s record 6.9% climb.

  • 12/10/2014 | Argentina

    ‘Argentina is not precluded from international credit, it has decided not to take it’

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof has assured that the government is not seeking international financing despite current economic problems. “Argentina is not precluded from international credit, but it has decided not to take it,’ he stated.

  • 09/05/2013 | Argentina

    ‘Government not thinking of devaluating’

    Deputy Economy Minister Axel Kicillof and Economy Minister Hernán Lorenzino backed the tax amnesty bill proposed by the national government and rejected all devaluation rumours, as they addressed a Senate joint committee.

  • 02/08/2013 | Argentina

    Dow, S&P 500 end at record despite tepid jobs data

    The Dow industrials and S&P 500 ended at record highs for a second day, posting modest gains despite a mixed employment report that showed US hiring slowed in July.

  • 20/08/2013 | Argentina

    BA shares edge up

  • 13/08/2012 | Argentina

    'If presidents don't make decisions, it's markets, bankers who make them' President CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that “the new global hegemony caused a degeneration or distortion of capitalism,” and warned that, when facing a crisis, “if it’s not the presidents making decisions, it’s the markets or bankers who make them.”

  • 11/09/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks rose today, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 1.5 percent to 2,406.52 points.

  • 26/09/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.71

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.71/AR$4.67 in the main City exchange houses, it remained unchanged from the previous closing.

  • 10/07/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades at AR$4.55

    The US dollar was trading at AR4.51/AR$4.55 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price last week. Yesterday local markets were closed due to the bank holiday for Independence Day.

  • 25/07/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar moves up half cent, 'blue' up to AR$6.45

    The US dollar moved up by half a cent at both the buying and selling rate, and was trading at AR$4.545/AR$4.595 today. On the black market the US currency rose by two cents compared to yesterday's closing price, trading at AR$6.45.

  • 01/08/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks end slightly down

    Buenos Aires stocks moved slightly down in today's trade, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 0.1 percent to 2,399.58 points.

  • 21/06/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks fell in midday trade, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 1.7 percent to 2,311.43 points. It has gained a total of 4.2 percent this month and experienced losses of 4.5 percent this year.

  • 26/06/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks edge down

    Buenos Aires stocks edged down with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 0.4 percent to 2,278.58 points.

  • 05/07/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks drop 1.9% after CB announcement

    Buenos Aires stocks fell, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 1.9 percent to 2.381,00 points.

  • 23/05/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires edged up in afternoon trade, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 2.2 percent to 2,288.6 points. 

  • 01/06/2012 | Argentina

    Official dollar steady, black market price climbs 3 cents

    The official dollar price was trading steady today at AR$4.49/AR$4.45, compared to yesterday's closing price. In the black market, the US currency climbed three cents to AR$5.95.

  • 15/06/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks were higher, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 3.8 percent to 2,273.02 points. It has closed this week with a 3.4 percent increase.

  • 13/04/2012 | Argentina

    CNV carries out inspections on YPF stock brokers

    The national stock market committee (CNV) carried out inspections on stock brokers who were operating YPF figures, checking for possible manipulations made in the market on Thursday.

  • 20/04/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.42

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.38/AR$4.42, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 04/05/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks close week down

    The Merval benchmark stock index moved up by 0.9 percent to 2,215.34 points, but has dropped 2.4 percent this week. So far this year, it has dropped 10.04 percent.

  • 28/03/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks edge down

    Buenos Aires stocks showed losses in midday trade, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 0.3 percent to 2,684.18 points. The leading panel of stocks accumulated gains of 9.3 percent so far this year.

  • 30/03/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks were slightly higher, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 0.9 percent to 2,683.99 points. The leading panel of stocks accumulated gains of 1.2 percent this month.

     

  • 03/04/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks plummet

    Buenos Aires stocks moved considerably lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index plummeting by 3 percent to 2,605.50 points. The leading panel of stocks accumulated gains of 5.5 percent so far this year.

  • 16/03/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks move up slightly

    Buenos Aires stocks presented slight gains, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 0.8 percent to 2,765.22 points. The leading panel of stocks closed the week with accumulated gains of 3.8 percent.

  • 20/03/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks drop

    After showing early gains, Buenos Aires stocks presented losses, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 2.3 percent to 2,692.93 points.

  • 27/03/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks edge down

    Buenos Aires stocks traded remained the same, with the Merval benchmark stock index 0.36 percent to 2,681 points. The leading panel of stocks accumulated gains of 9.3 percent so far this year.


  • 24/02/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks presented losses with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 2 percent to 2,762.61 points.

  • 08/03/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks slightly down

    Buenos Aires stocks trimmed gains with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down 0.1 percent to 2,683.96 points.

  • 14/03/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks move down

    Although presenting gains on open, Buenos Aires stocks dipped slightly, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 0.1 percent to 2,709.60 points.

  • 15/02/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks end flat

    Buenos Aires stocks remained flat, with the Merval benchmark stock index closed at 2,725.47 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk dropped 0.2 percent to 842 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 16/02/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks presented gains with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 1.5 to 2,767.66 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 3.8 percent to 812 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 17/02/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks closed higher with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 1.1 percent to 2,798.83 points. The index was registering a weekly increase of 2.8%.

  • 08/02/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge down

    Buenos Aires stocks showed losses with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 1.8 percent to 2,720.15 points.

  • 09/02/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks gained, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 1.1% to 2,741.72 points.

  • 14/02/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks presented losses with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 1.2% to 2,725.17 points.

  • 30/01/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge down

    Buenos Aires stocks presented losses, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 2.1 percent, to 2,770.83 points. So far this year it has accumulated gains of 12.5%.

  • 02/02/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks edge down

    Buenos Aires stocks showed losses, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down 0.7 percent to 2,817.65 points.

  • 07/02/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks edge down

    Buenos Aires stocks presented losses, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 1.3 percent to 2,769.56 points.

  • 19/01/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks presented gains, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 0.7percent, to 2,882.14 points.

  • 24/01/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks ends up

    Buenos Aires stocks moved higher, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 0.4 percent, to 2,898.35 points. So far this month, it has accumulated gains of 17.7%.

  • 27/01/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks moved lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 2.6 percent, to 2,831.58 points. It has accumulated a 1.2 percent drop this week.

  • 12/01/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks showed loses, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 0.2 percent, to 2,819.99 points.

  • 13/01/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks moved lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 2.3 percent, to 2,753.52 points. It has dropped 0.6 percent this week.

  • 18/01/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks took a turn and presented gains, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 2.8 percent, to 2,862.24 points. So far this month, it has accumulated gains of 16.2 percent.

  • 10/01/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks close higher

    Buenos Aires stocks opened higher, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 1.9 percent, to 2,833.23 points.

  • 11/01/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge down

    Buenos Aires stocks closed lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 0.3 percent, to 2,825.73 points. So far this year, it has accumulated gains of 14.7 percent.

  • 11/01/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't admits over 900 companies still polluting Riachuelo

    Secretary of Environment Juan José Mussi once again repeated on Wednesday that “it would be great to be able to say that the Riachuelo river is clean and free of toxic dumping by July 9, 2016.”

  • 23/12/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks presented gains, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 0.4 percent, to 2,466.70 points.

  • 03/01/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks gain 4.3% in first session of 2012

    Buenos Aires stocks opened higher, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 4.3 percent, to 2,568.20 points. In 2011 the leading panel of stocks suffered 30 percent in losses.

  • 04/01/2012 | Argentina

    Boudou closely monitors markets on first day as acting President

    Acting President Amado Boudou left his apartment in Puerto Madero a few minutes after 9 am and headed towards the Government House in an official vehicle in order to begin his replacement of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner for the next 20 days while she recovers from a thyroid operation.

  • 06/12/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks were lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 0.9 percent, to 2,615.58 points.

  • 16/12/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks were higher, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 1.3 percent, to 2,433.40 points. It has dropped 5.1 percent this week.

  • 22/12/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks moved higher, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 0.6 percent, to 2,456.34 points.

  • 23/11/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks drop by 2.9%

    Buenos Aires stocks fell, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 2.9 percent, to 2,410.76 points. So far this month losses were totalled at 17%.

  • 25/11/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar gains half a cent

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.24/AR$4.285, it gained half a cent from the previous closing price at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 30/11/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks climb 4.5%

    Buenos Aires stocks closed higher, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 4.5 percent, to 2,563.82 points. So far this month losses totalled at 11.8%.

  • 17/11/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks moved lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 4.1 percent, to 2,519.01 points. The leading panel of stocks experienced 2% in losses in the previous session.

  • 18/11/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks presented gains, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 0.3 percent, to 2,528.04 points. On Thursday, the leading panel of stocks experienced losses of 4.1%.

  • 22/11/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.28

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.24/AR$4.28, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close of trading last week at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 11/11/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks edged up, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 2.15 percent, to 2,751.67 points. The leading panel of stocks gained a total of 0.6% in the previous session.

  • 15/11/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks slightly edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks edged up, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 0.08 percent, to 2,679.19 points. So far this year it has experienced losses of 24%.

  • 16/11/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks edged lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 2 percent, to 2,625.93 points. So far this year it has experienced 24% in losses.

  • 01/11/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks drop drastically

    Buenos Aires stocks showed negativity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by a significant 4.9 percent, to 2,762.03 points. It followed the pattern of international markets, affected by the Greek economic crisis.

  • 04/11/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks dip slightly

    Buenos Aires stocks were slightly lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 0.7 percent, to 2,761.36 points. The panel of leading stocks accumulated a 8.4 percent loss this week.

  • 09/11/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks plunge 4.2%

    Buenos Aires stock edged down with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 4.2 percent, to  2,766.44 points. The negative slant was caused by the delay on opening due to some technical difficulties with the computer system, and the working day was extended until 6 9m.

  • 26/10/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't urges insurance companies to repatriate funds

    In another attempt to ease the pressure on the dollar and decrease the outflow of the Central Bank's foreign currency reserves, the government ordered insurance companies to repatriate their foreign investments.

  • 26/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge up marginally

    After a positive day, Buenos Aires stocks edged up with the Merval benchmark stock index gaining 1.1 percent, to 2,880.78 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 2.9 percent to 855 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 28/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks were slightly lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 0.3 percent, to 3,015.22 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk dropped 0.5 percent, reaching to 785 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 19/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks presented a drop in the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 0.1 percent, to 2,735.15 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk lowered by 1.35 to 876 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 20/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge slightly up

    Buenos Aires stocks presented a gain in the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 0.1 percent, to 2,737.72 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose 1 percent to 895 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 21/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks present gains

    Buenos Aires stocks showed positivity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 2.2 percent, to 2,797.53 points, accompanying the activity of global markets, waiting for a solution to the debt crisis in Europe.

  • 12/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks showed positivity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 4.5 percent, to 2,539.08 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 7.7% to 863 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 13/10/2011 | Argentina

    BA stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks showed positivity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up 2.3 percent, to 2,596.64 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk edged down by 1 percent to 874 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 14/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks up for fourth consecutive day

    Buenos Aires stocks presented considerable gains, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 4.6 percent, to 2,717.05 points. It ended its best week of the year with a 16.8 percent increase.

  • 05/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks slightly higher

    Buenos Aires stocks experienced gains, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 01 percent, to 2,309.43 points. So far this year it has experienced an accumulated loss of 35.1 percent. Argentina's country-risk plunged 3.54 percent to 981 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 07/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks fall

    Buenos Aires stocks closed slightly lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 1.5 percent, to 2,325.95 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 2.8% to 949 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 11/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks showed positivity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 4.45 percent, to 2,429.56 points.

  • 15/09/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks slightly higher

    Buenos Aires stocks showed slight gains with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 0.8 percent, to 2,771.28 points. Argentina's country-risk edged down 3.2 percent  to 836 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 16/09/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks slightly lower

    Buenos Aires stocks closed slightly lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 0.7 percent, to 2,750.33 points.

  • 04/10/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks pushed down on global economic fears

    Buenos Aires stocks showed negativity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 0.2 percent, to 2,286.73 points. Stocks plunged by 7% in Buenos Aires yesterday, seen as a knock-on effect of the current crisis in Greece, the price of soy and a possible stagnation in the Brazilian economy.

  • 08/09/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks showed negativity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 0.1 percent, to 2,875.10 points. Argentina's country-risk fell by 0.5% to 786 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 09/09/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks fall 2.8%

    Buenos Aires stocks showed negativity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 2.8 percent, to 2,753.22 points. Argentina's country-risk rose by 2.1 percent to 812 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 14/09/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks showed positivity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 1.6 percent, to 2,750.11 points. Argentina's country-risk increased by 2% to 858 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 02/09/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move down

    Buenos Aires stocks showed negativity, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 1.9 percent, to 2,872.11 points, due to the negative affects coming from external markets. Argentina's country-risk rose by 3.3% to 782 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 06/09/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks slightly higher

    Buenos Aires stocks showed positivity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 1.2 percent, to 2,816.83 points. Argentina's country-risk dropped by 0.3% to 780 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 07/09/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks rise

    Buenos Aires stocks showed positivity, with the Merval benchmark stock index moving up by 1.7 percent, to 2,864.32 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 1.9% to 784 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 26/08/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up slightly

    Buenos Aires stocks showed positivity, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 0.6 percent, to 2,883.89 points. It has advanced 2.07 percent during this week.

  • 30/08/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks closed with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 0.6 percent, to 2,960 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 0.9% to 748 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 01/09/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks slightly lower

    Buenos Aires stocks were slightly lower, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 1.3 percent, to 2,927.09 points. Argentina's country-risk rose by 0.4% to 741 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 19/08/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks drop slightly

    Buenos Aires stocks moved down, with the Merval benchmark stock index dropping by 1.6 percent, to 2,825.38 points. Argentina's country-risk fell by 2.2% to 742 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 24/08/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    Buenos Aires stocks showed positivity, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 0.9 percent, to 2,928.56 points. Argentina's country-risk fell by 4.3% to 730 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 25/08/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge down

    Buenos Aires stocks dropped slightly, with the Merval benchmark stock index edging down by 1.5 percent, to 2,865.76 points. Argentina's country-risk rose to 0.3% to 748 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 16/08/2011 | Argentina

    BA stocks edge down

    Buenos Aires stocks moved down, with the Merval benchmark stock index dropped by 0.2 percent, to 2,983.62 points. Argentina's country-risk rose 1.2 percent to 718 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 17/08/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks edge up

    Buenos Aires stocks edged 0.34 percent, to 2,993.83 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk gained 0.14 percent to 710 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 18/08/2011 | Argentina

    BA stocks drop 4.1%

    The Merval benchmark index dropped 4.1 percent, to 2,870.49 points. The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange resumed its activities after it suffered technical issues with the updating system. Argentina's country-risk edged down by 3.7 percent to 731 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 09/08/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up

    Buenos Aires stocks moved up slightly higher, with the Merval benchmark stock index increasing by 4.6% to 2,864.02 points. Argentina's country-risk fell by 5.95% to 711 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 11/08/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks climb on US data

    Buenos Aires stocks moved up, as the Merval benchmark stock index increased by 5 percent to 2,949.01 points. The US job market figures helped to increase positivity in the Argentine stock exchange. Argentina's country-risk dropped by 6 percent to 709 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 12/08/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks move up slightly

    Buenos Aires stocks moved up, with the Merval benchmark stock index increasing by 0.6 percent, to 2,966.99 points. Argentina's country-risk fell by 4.2% to 706 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 28/07/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks slightly move up

    The Merval benchmark stock index rose by 0.01 percent, to 3,270.97 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 0.7 to 581 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 03/08/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires shares drop

    The Merval benchmark stock index dropped by 0.2 percent, to 3,308.75 points. Argentina's country-risk rose 1.3 percent and stood at 619 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 05/08/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks drop 1.4%

    Buenos Aires stocks were unable to escape the domino effect of the skeptical global markets, following the financial crisis in the US. The Merval benchmark stock index plummeted, dropping by 1.4 percent, to 3,067.61 points. Argentina's country-risk increased by 6.3% reaching 689 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 21/07/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    The Merval benchmark stock index moved up with an increase of 0.9 percent and stood at 3,366.91 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 3.42 percent to 593 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 22/07/2011 | Argentina

    Merval slightly lower

    The Merval benchmark stock index opened slightly lower, dropping by 0.3 percent to 3,356.35 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 0.34% to 591 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.


  • 27/07/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires shares drop

    The Merval benchmark stock index dropped 2.9 percent to 3,270.62 points. Argentina's country-risk rose by 0.9 percent to 577 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 06/07/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    The panel of leading stocks index rose 0.9 percent, to 3,461.75 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 1.2 percent to 572 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 19/07/2011 | Argentina

    Merval closes higher

    The Merval benchmark stock index increased slightly by 0.1 percent, to 3,312.42 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 1.1% to 621 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 20/07/2011 | Argentina

    Merval slightly higher

    Merval benchmark stock index increased slightly by 0.3 percent, to 3,335.56 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 1.1% to 614 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 30/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    The panel of leading stocks index increased by 0.2 percent, to 3,360.64 points. So far this year it has experienced a loss of 4.6 percent. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 2.3 percent to 583 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 01/07/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    The panel of leading stocks index increased by 1 percent, to 3,396.00 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 2.1% to 556 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 05/07/2011 | Argentina

    Merval moves up

    The panel of leading stocks index increased slightly by 0.4 percent, to 3,430.18 points. In the last seven rounds, it rose 4.3 percent.

  • 24/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges down

    The panel of leading stocks index dropped by 0.8 percent, to 3,287.62 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 1.1% to 636 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 28/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval moves up

    The panel of leading stocks index increased by 0.4 percent, to 3,326.94 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 3.3% to 607 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 29/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    The panel of leading stocks index increased by 0.8 percent, to 3,353.82 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 1.65 percent to 597 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 16/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges down

    The panel of leading stocks index dropped by 0.3 percent, to 3,235 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 4.7 percent to 625 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 17/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    The panel of leading stocks index increased by 1.1 percent, to 3,269.28 points, as local markets share worldwide optimism, after the agreement made in Greece. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 0.5% to 628 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 23/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval drops 0.6%

    The panel of leading stocks index decreased by 0.6 percent, to 3,313.88 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 3.7 percent in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 10/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges down

    The panel of leading stocks index decreased by 0.1 percent, to 3,227.77 points, but accumulated a 2 percent increased during the week. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk gained 0.2 percent to 589 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 14/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval closes higher

    The panel of leading stocks index increased by 2 percent, to 3,265.62 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk dropped by 2.8% to 579 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 15/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges down

    The panel of leading stocks index decreased by 0.7 percent, to 3,244.09 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk gained by 3.8% to 596 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 31/05/2011 | Argentina

    Merval slightly higher

    The panel of leading stocks index increased by 0.18 percent, to 3,250.91 points. So far it has fallen by 7.9% during 2011. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk stands at 595 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 03/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval moves up slightly

    The panel of leading stocks index edged up by 0.46 percent, to 3,164.97 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 1.8% to 608 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 08/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval slightly lower

    The panel of leading stocks index dropped 0.09 percent, to 3,137.84 points. It has an accumulated loss of 11.3 percent so far this year. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 0.84 percent to 592 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 18/12/2014 | World

    Russian ruble weakens as traders see no major measures in Putin speech

    The ruble weakened against the dollar and euro today with traders saying President Vladimir Putin had so far offered no concrete measures to pull Russia out of a crisis at his end-of-year news conference.

  • 15/12/2014 | World

    Oil prices touch 5-1/2-year lows

  • 13/10/2014 | World

    Wall Street drops in late selloff; energy, airlines fall

    US stocks dropped more than 1 percent today, with the S&P 500 closing below a key technical support level, as declines in energy and airline shares led a late-day selloff.

  • 24/11/2014 | World

    S&P 500 ticks up to record on central bank bets

    US stocks rose today on hopes that China will take further accommodative monetary policy action if needed, while merger deals kept traders focused even as volumes were below average.

  • 28/11/2014 | World

    Oil price hits four-year low after OPEC move

    Brent crude touched fresh four-year lows today, knocking down both energy-related shares and currencies after OPEC's decision a day earlier not to cut output reinforced prospects of an oil supply glut around the world.

  • 03/10/2014 | World

    Wall Street rallies, S&P has best day since March

    Despite the rally, however, major indexes ended down for the week, with the first diagnosis of Ebola in a patient in the United States and protests in Hong Kong among the main catalysts for sharp selling earlier in the week.

  • 09/10/2014 | World

    Wall Street sells off on growth concerns; volatility picks up

    The S&P 500 posted its largest percentage decline in six months today on lingering concern about the strength of the global economy and its effect on corporate earnings.

  • 10/10/2014 | World

    Wall Street tumbles, led by chipmakers; S&P lowest since May

    The S&P 500 and Nasdaq today posted their largest weekly declines since May 2012 and the Dow turned negative for the year, led down by technology stocks after a chipmaker warned of a major pullback in the industry.

  • 11/07/2014 | World

    Wall Street edges up; indexes post losses for week

    US stocks managed to score modest gains today, but the S&P 500 posted its biggest weekly drop since April as investors showed only mild enthusiasm after getting their first glimpses of earnings.

  • 11/09/2014 | World

    IMF says markets could fall if Scotland leaves UK

    A decision by Scotland to break away from the United Kingdom next week could prompt negative market reaction in the short-term due to uncertainty over the country's future economic policies, the IMF said.

  • 26/09/2014 | World

    Wall Street rallies but ends lower for week

    US stocks ended higher today, with the S&P 500 rallying back above a key technical level, but the advance was not enough to offset recent declines and major indexes closed out their worst week of the past eight.

  • 20/06/2014 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs; S&P up for 6th day

    US stocks rose today, driving the Dow and the S&P 500 to close at record highs as the shares of 330 companies hit 52-week highs on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • 26/06/2014 | World

    Wall Street dips after Federal Reserve Bullard talks about rates

    US stocks ended slightly lower today after the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis said interest-rate increases should come sooner rather than later.

  • 04/07/2014 | World

    European stocks rally on Vienna market

    A slump in the shares of Austrian bank Erste hit the Vienna stock market today and halted a rally on the broader European equity market which had hit multi-year highs this week.

  • 30/05/2014 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs after data

    The Dow and the S&P 500 edged up to end at record highs, wrapping up four straight months of gains, after mixed economic data gave investors little reason to rush into stocks.

  • 06/06/2014 | World

    Jobs report takes Dow, S&P to fresh record highs

    US stocks rose today, with the Dow and the S&P 500 closing at records, after the May payrolls report provided the latest confirmation of improving economic conditions.

  • 13/06/2014 | World

    Wall Street edges up on Intel but posts weekly loss

    US stocks edged up today, boosted by bullish news from the tech sector, but major indexes fell for the week as unrest in Iraq kept investors on edge.

  • 12/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street hits record high, oil rises on Ukraine worries

    Global equity markets surged, with the Dow industrials and S&P 500 hitting record closing highs, as Wall Street advanced in a broad rally spurred by strong corporate results and an improving economic outlook.

  • 16/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street rebounds with small-caps; Dow, S&P 500 dip for week

    US stocks ended higher, in a late-day rebound as small-cap names edged up after recent weakness and consumer discretionary shares advanced.

  • 23/05/2014 | World

    Wall Street S&P 500 ends at record on housing, HP; transports fly

    The S&P 500 closed at a record high, buoyed by a rally in housing stocks after better-than-expected home sales and a jump in Hewlett-Packard shares a day after the personal computer maker said it would cut more jobs.

  • 10/04/2014 | World

    Greece returns to bond markets, says end of bailout nears

    Two years after it nearly crashed out of the euro zone, Greece returned to the bond market with yield-hungry investors rushing to buy its debt in a 3-billion euro deal that could mark the beginning of the its bailout end.

  • 11/04/2014 | World

    Global shares post losses

    US stocks slid in a volatile session, with the Nasdaq closing below the 4,000 mark for the first time since early February.

  • 14/04/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends up after Citi results, retail sales

    US stocks closed higher today as Citigroup's earnings and strong retail sales gave investors reasons to buy equities despite a resurgence of geopolitical uncertainties.

  • 07/04/2014 | World

    Wall Street ends lower with big fall for S&P 500

    US stocks fell today, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest three-day drop in two months, as investors bid down Internet stocks and rotated into defensive names to protect against further declines.

  • 08/04/2014 | World

    Wall St snaps 3-day losing streak as tech rebounds

    US stocks rose, snapping a three-day losing streak as investors bought beaten-down social media and Internet shares.

  • 09/04/2014 | World

    Greece confirms return to markets with 5-year bond

    Greece's finance ministry confirmed today it mandated international banks to issue a benchmark, five-year bond, the country's first long-term debt sale since its international bailout started four years ago.

  • 21/03/2014 | World

    Wall St ends lower as biotechs fall; indexes up for week

    US stocks slipped as investors booked profits in momentum names heading into the weekend, wiping out early gains that had pushed the S&P 500 to an intraday record high.

  • 24/03/2014 | World

    Tech leads Wall St lower as Ukraine casts a shadow

    US stocks fell today, with some of the market's recent best performers like technology and biotech shares leading the way down.

  • 31/03/2014 | World

    Wall Street gets lift from Yellen remarks, techs rebound

    US stocks rose today, putting the S&P 500 on track for a second straight advance, led by technology and financial shares following comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • 10/03/2014 | World

    S&P dips after record; China data, Boeing weigh

    US stocks dipped today, weighed down by soft data out of China and Boeing's latest production setback.

  • 17/03/2014 | World

    Wall St climbs as Ukraine worries ease

    US stocks climbed today, with the S&P 500 bouncing from its worst weekly drop in the past seven as concerns eased over the situation in Crimea, even as the region voted to join Russia.

  • 18/03/2014 | World

    Wall St ends higher for second session

    US stocks rose for a second straight day today, with the S&P moving within 1 percent of record levels after comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin eased concerns that tensions over Ukraine might escalate.

  • 03/03/2014 | World

    Russian markets plunge as Putin tightens Crimea grip

    Russia paid a heavy financial price for its military intervention in neighbouring Ukraine, with stocks, bonds and the rouble plunging as President Vladimir Putin's forces tightened their grip on the Russian-speaking Crimea region.

  • 06/03/2014 | World

    Global stocks rise on Ukraine diplomacy

    World share markets rose today, supported by hopes that diplomatic efforts would cool the crisis in Ukraine, while the euro advanced to its highest level of the year after the European Central Bank signaled the euro zone needs no additional stimulus.

  • 07/03/2014 | World

    Wall St ends mostly higher, S&P 500 at record

    US stocks ended mostly higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 closing at a record after more jobs than expected were created in February and January's figure was revised higher.

  • 24/02/2014 | World

    S&P 500 ends less than 1 point below record closing high

    Stocks on Wall Street surged to an all-time high today on optimism over merger activity that also lifted global equities markets, while crude oil prices rose, helped by expectations of revived growth in the demand for oil.

  • 28/02/2014 | World

    S&P ends at record but off day's high

    The S&P 500 ended at another record close but well off the day's highs as worries about tensions in Ukraine caused investors to take profits ahead of the weekend.

  • 03/03/2014 | World

    Wall St sells off as Ukraine-Russia tension rises

    US stocks tumbled alongside other risky assets globally as tensions in Ukraine and Russia escalated after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbor.

  • 12/02/2014 | World

    S&P's 4-day rally ends on P&G's view; European shares up

    The S&P 500 closed flat today, with a four-day rally in the index just barely coming to an end after Procter & Gamble cut its outlook, though some positive earnings limited the decline and eased concerns that valuations had become stretched.

  • 14/02/2014 | World

    US stocks climb despite soft data factory output

    On Wall Street, stock gains put the S&P 500 index on track for its first two-week winning streak of the year and the Nasdaq on track for a seventh session of gains, despite more weak data on the US economy.

  • 17/02/2014 | World

    European equity rally gathers pace

    European shares climbed to a three-week high in thin volumes today, extending a strong two-week rally fuelled by record inflows from an increasing number of investors betting on the region's economic recovery.

  • 06/02/2014 | World

    US data help buoy global stocks, euro

    The euro rose against the dollar after the European Central Bank gave no sign of an imminent rate cut and better-than-expected US economic data helped lift global stocks.

  • 07/02/2014 | World

    Stocks rally after US jobs report; dollar slips

    Global equity markets surged as investors set aside any fear of economic softness in a weak US jobs report, while bond yields and the dollar fell as the data showed employers hired far fewer workers than expected in January.

  • 10/02/2014 | World

    Wall St closes slightly up; investors look to Yellen

    US stocks ended with modest gains today as investors digested recent market gains and looked ahead to new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's first testimony before lawmakers.

  • 03/02/2014 | World

    Wall St suffers worst drop since June

    US stocks fell today, adding to recent losses after data showed the factory sector in the world's largest economy expanded in January at its slowest pace in eight months.

  • 04/02/2014 | World

    Wall Street bounces back, European shares down

    US stocks bounced back today, underpinned by sturdy corporate results, as the market fought to regain its footing following its largest selloff in months a day earlier.

  • 05/02/2014 | World

    US stocks end down, data fails to lift mood

    US stocks closed lower after the latest batch of mixed data failed to improve sentiment following Monday's weak report on the manufacturing sector, which drove the S&P 500 to its worst drop since June.

  • 29/01/2014 | World

    Wall Street slides on emerging market jitters

    US stocks fell today, along with markets around the world, on concerns that bold efforts by Turkey and South Africa to stabilize their currencies may not be enough to staunch a cycle of selling in emerging markets.

  • 30/01/2014 | World

    Dollar, stocks advance after strong US GDP

    The dollar strengthened and global equity markets rebounded after data showed the US economy grew strongly in the last quarter of 2013, a rate that suggests solid corporate earnings and continued solid growth into the new year.

  • 31/01/2014 | World

    Wall St falls; Dow, S&P end worst month since May 2012

    A selloff in emerging markets sent a cold chill down Wall Street, triggering a slide and making January its worst month since May 2012 after one of its best years in more than a decade.

  • 09/01/2014 | World

    Wall Street up after claims data

    US stock index futures rose ahead of labor market data, with Macy's raising the bar for retailers after a stellar holiday season.

  • 23/01/2014 | World

    Wall St falls as China data triggers selloff in risky assets

    Global equity markets sold off on disappointing Chinese manufacturing data and weak corporate earnings, while the euro jumped against the dollar after mostly encouraging survey results from the euro zone's private sector.

  • 27/01/2014 | World

    Wall St ends lower; S&P 500 extends losses for 3rd day

    US stocks extended recent losses today, with the S&P 500 falling for a third straight session as concern grew about the Federal Reserve's plans for withdrawing stimulus.

  • 23/12/2013 | World

    Dow, S&P end at record highs as Apple deal lifts techs

    US stocks climbed with the Dow and S&P 500 advancing to all-time highs as a distribution deal by Apple Inc with China Mobile boosted the technology sector.

  • 24/12/2013 | World

    Global shares end higher in short session

    US stocks posted modest gains today as investors exercised restraint from making big bets ahead of the Christmas Day holiday, with the Dow and S&P 500 once again setting record highs.

  • 08/01/2014 | World

    Wall Street to open flat after jobs data; Fed minutes due

    US stocks were set to open little changed today, a day after the S&P 500 posted its largest gain in three weeks and after a report showed private sector payrolls rose the most in 13 months.

  • 18/12/2013 | World

    Wall St turns positive after Fed announces tapering

    US stocks rose in volatile trading today after the Federal Reserve announced plans to trim its stimulus program, though it said its key interest rate would stay lower for even longer than previously promised.

  • 19/12/2013 | World

    US bonds fall, stocks stall after Fed tapers

    US government bond prices fell today as doubts emerged about the Federal Reserve's commitment to rock-bottom interest rates, while most US stock prices stalled after the prior day's hefty gains.

  • 20/12/2013 | World

    US stocks rally on GDP data; euro steady after EU downgrade

    US stocks jumped after the US government said the economy grew at its briskest pace in nearly two years, while the euro held steady, paring earlier losses after Standard & Poor's stripped the European Union of its triple-A credit rating.

  • 13/12/2013 | World

    Wall St ends flat; falls for week with eyes on Fed

    US stocks ended little changed after a three-day drop, but logged their worst week in nearly four months on concern that the Federal Reserve could signal the start of a reduction in its stimulus program at its policy-setting meeting next week.

  • 16/12/2013 | World

    Upbeat data, deals lift Wall St; traders keep eye on Fed

    US stocks gained today, rebounding from their worst week in months as large deals boosted optimism but investors remained cautious ahead of an upcoming Federal Reserve policy meeting.

  • 17/12/2013 | World

    US stocks slip, dollar flat as traders await Fed decision

    Stock prices dipped and the dollar ended little changed today as the US Federal Reserve began a two-day policy meeting, with investors awaiting possible signals on when it plans to start winding down its massive stimulus program.

  • 02/12/2013 | World

    US stocks end down, yields rise; easing talk hits yen

    US shares closed down today after see-sawing through the day as robust economic data failed to extend an eight-week market rally, and the yen tumbled on news that the Bank of Japan was considering expanding its stimulus.

  • 06/12/2013 | World

    European shares snap 4-day slide after stake sale

    European stocks snapped their longest losing streak in six months today, boosted by Swiss food firm Nestle as it sold its Givaudan stake, potentially freeing up more than a billion dollars for buybacks or acquisitions.

  • 09/12/2013 | World

    Wall St ends up slightly; investors seek clues on Fed

    Wall Street rose modestly today after Chinese inflation data eased worries about policy tightening there, while investors were cautious before speeches on the economy by top Federal Reserve officials.

  • 21/11/2013 | World

    Dow ends above 16,000 for first time, boosted by data

    The Dow industrial index closed above 16,000 for the first time today as stocks rebounded from three days of weakness, after economic data pointed to a slowly improving labor market and subdued inflation.

  • 22/11/2013 | World

    Wall Street drifts higher, tries for 7th week of gains

    US stocks were little changed today amid a dearth of data and ahead of a holiday-shortened week in the United States, a day after the Dow industrials broke 16,000 for the first time.

  • 25/11/2013 | World

    Dow ends at record high; Nasdaq loses grip on 4,000

    The Dow industrials eked out a slim gain today to end at another record high, after the Nasdaq topped 4,000 for the first time in 13 years and then slipped to close below that level.

  • 11/11/2013 | World

    US stocks extend 5-week rally

    Wall Street and other major world stock indexes rose modestly today, but trading was subdued with US bond markets and banks closed for the Veterans Day holiday.

  • 14/11/2013 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 end at records after Yellen hearing

    The Dow and the S&P 500 index ended at new highs today after Janet Yellen, President Obama's choice to lead the Federal Reserve, signaled the US central bank's loose monetary policy would remain in place for some time, while weak euro zone growth lifted the dollar.

  • 18/11/2013 | World

    Most US stocks retreat after new highs, dollar falls

    US stock indices scaled record highs before retreating today, buoyed by the prospect of continued Federal Reserve stimulus, while the dollar slipped and global equity markets climbed, driven by economic reform plans in China.

  • 01/11/2013 | World

    Wall Street gains on data, S&P up for fourth week

    US stocks rose as surprisingly strong manufacturing data overshadowed views the Federal Reserve could reduce stimulus earlier than expected.

  • 04/11/2013 | World

    Wall Street gains modestly after data; BlackBerry plummets

    US stocks edged modestly higher today in the wake of data showing that business spending dropped sharply in September and amid uncertainty over how soon the Federal Reserve would be comfortable enough with growth to begin scaling back stimulus.

  • 08/11/2013 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 end higher for fifth straight week; financials lead

    US stocks rose, rebounding from the previous session's selloff, after an unexpectedly strong payrolls report lent weight to views the world's largest economy is stronger than previously thought.

  • 25/10/2013 | World

    World shares flat but Wall Street gains; S&P 500 at new high

    World equity indexes were near five-year highs as major US technology companies propelled Wall Street to another day of gains, sending the S&P 500 index to close at a record.

  • 28/10/2013 | World

    S&P 500 ends at record on Fed hopes; Dow, Nasdaq flat

    The S&P 500 closed at another record high today as expectations were high that the Federal Reserve will keep its stimulus in place when it meets this week. But the overall market was little changed, with the Dow and Nasdaq ending down slightly, after the recent sharp run-up in the stock market lost some momentum.

  • 31/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends session lower but posts gains for October

    US stocks finished lower as the Federal Reserve's statement the day before added to investors' anxiety about the timing of a pullback in its stimulus programme.

  • 11/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends up on hopes of debt solution in Washington

    US stocks rose, extending gains from a major rally in the previous session, as investors were hopeful for a solution to end the partial US government shutdown and raise the US borrowing limit to avoid a possible default.

  • 14/10/2013 | World

    US shares edge up on budget deal hopes

    Global equity markets rebounded today on news of a planned meeting between President Barack Obama and leaders in Congress to discuss an impasse over how to extend the US debt ceiling and end a partial government shutdown.

  • 22/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street up on Fed-affirming jobs data

    The dollar slid to a two-year low against the euro and global equity markets rose for a fifth straight session on Tuesday after weak US jobs data reinforced expectations the Federal Reserve will keep its easy-money policy intact into 2014.

  • 30/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street plunges as government shutdown draws near

    US stocks fell sharply today as a last-minute deal to resolve a budget impasse in Washington appeared less likely, increasing the chances of a partial government shutdown.

  • 02/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends down on second day of shutdown

    US stocks ended lower on the second day of a partial US government shutdown shortly before congressional leaders and President Barack Obama were scheduled to meet to discuss the budget impasse and raising the US debt limit.

  • 07/10/2013 | World

    Wall Street down after two-week decline as Washington deadlocked

    US stocks fell today with the Dow and the S&P 500 adding to their two-week decline as the US government shutdown dragged on with no signs politicians were willing to relax positions over the debt-ceiling limit or budget impasse.

  • 22/09/2013 | World

    Storm clouds ahead

    By James Neilson
    We all know that the US economy, not the still much smaller and as yet relatively unproductive Chinese one, is the mighty engine that is pulling the rest of the planet up the slopes towards those sunlit uplands where everybody will have plenty of money to spend in glittering shopping malls.

  • 23/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street closes on fall amid Fed policy jitters

    US stocks lost value today as traders balanced upbeat data from Germany and China with angst about the timing of Federal Reserve tapering as more top Fed officials took to the speakers' circuit.

  • 27/09/2013 | World

    Global stocks fall as US spending deadline near

    Global equity markets fell and the dollar hit a 7-1/2-month low against the safe-haven Swiss franc as the prospect of a shutdown of US government operations next week and a possible debt default several weeks later unsettled investors.

  • 13/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends up; Dow posts best weekly gain since January

    US stocks rose and the Dow registered its best weekly gain since January, helped by a rise in Intel (INTC.O) shares, though trading was subdued ahead of the Federal Reserve's expected reduction of stimulus measures next week.

  • 19/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street little changed with Dow, S&P near record levels

    US stocks were little changed today as investors took a breather after a rally that took the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average to record levels in the wake of a surprise decision by the Federal Reserve to maintain its stimulus.

  • 20/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends down but posts gains for week

    US stocks fell as investors digested comments by Federal Reserve officials in the wake of the central bank's decision to maintain its stimulus, but two companies made initial public offerings with stellar results.

  • 19/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street little changed after large weekly loss

    US stocks were little changed today, following the Dow industrials' largest weekly drop in more than a year, as traders positioned for an expected move by the Federal Reserve to scale back its economic stimulus.

  • 02/09/2013 | World

    Factory growth buoys shares as Syria risk eases for now

    A delay in potential US military action in Syria and improving economic data from China and Europe lifted world share markets today and sent the safe-haven Japanese yen lower.

  • 09/09/2013 | World

    Wall Street higher after upbeat Chinese export data

    US stocks and bonds rose today while the dollar fell against most major currencies after a soft jobs report last week fed debate over when the US Federal Reserve would begin to reduce its stimulative bond-buying program.

  • 14/08/2013 | World

    European shares, pound rise on data, Wall Street slips

    European shares rose for a fifth straight session today after data showed the euro zone emerged from recession in the second quarter, but uncertainty about US monetary policy kept Wall Street under pressure.

  • 15/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street slides on Fed angst, Wal-Mart disappointment

    US stocks fell by their most since late June today as investors fretted the Federal Reserve would soon start to scale back its stimulus and as corporate earnings showed that consumer spending remained weak.

  • 16/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street slips, Dow posts biggest weekly loss of 2013

    US stocks fell slightly, and the Dow industrials posted the biggest weekly loss this year as rising bond yields hurt shares paying rich dividends and earnings from retailers disappointed investors.

  • 05/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street slips from record highs; energy stocks hit Dow

    US stocks declined slightly, with indexes pulling back from last week's record levels as investors looked for catalysts to spur further market gains.

  • 12/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street closes on fall, extending recent decline

    US stocks mostly fell today, extending the previous week's decline as investors found few reasons to buy, though a rally in BlackBerry helped the Nasdaq close higher

  • 13/08/2013 | World

    Wall Street rises on economic data, Apple rallies

    Stocks rose after strong economic data including retail sales, while Apple boosted the Nasdaq after billionaire investor Carl Icahn revealed a long position in the stock.

  • 26/07/2013 | World

    Wall St ends flat, but Amazon helps Nasdaq

    US stocks finished mostly flat, though a rally in Amazon.com shares a day after the online retailer's results helped boost the Nasdaq.


  • 29/07/2013 | World

    Global shares fall ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

    US stocks fell but the dollar came off a five-week low ahead of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting where the US central bank is expected to reaffirm its commitment to keep benchmark interest rates low.

  • 30/07/2013 | World

    S&P 500 edges up on earnings; potash slide curbs gain

    US stocks ended mostly higher following gains in technology shares and stronger than expected earnings from Pfizer, but a selloff in the potash sector limited the advance.

  • 23/07/2013 | World

    Wall Street edges up after strong earnings from Dow components

    World stock markets rose to near five-year highs on Tuesday, boosted by views that China was moving to support its cooling economy, while the dollar fell to one-month lows.

  • 24/07/2013 | World

    Wall Street flat on tech sector gains

    US stocks were flat today as results from blue-chips Caterpillar and AT&T offset gains for the tech sector generated by Apple's stronger-than-expected results.

  • 25/07/2013 | World

    Shares, dollar fall on mixed earnings and fears on China

    Global equity markets eased and the dollar fell as mixed results from blue-chip companies on both sides of the Atlantic and renewed concerns about the slowing pace of growth in China weighed on investor sentiment.

  • 03/07/2013 | World

    Wall St slips in volatile session

    US stocks fell modestly in a volatile, abbreviated session today as concerns over growth in China and European debt overshadowed strength in large-cap tech shares.

  • 15/07/2013 | World

    Wall St closes with modest gains on earnings

    US stocks edged up today after hitting record highs in the previous session, as better-than-expected earnings from Citigroup were offset by mixed US economic data.

  • 22/07/2013 | World

    Global shares close unchanged after mixed company earnings

    US stocks were little changed today following a gloomy earnings outlook from McDonald's and as investors booked profits after the S&P 500 index hit a closing high on Friday.

  • 25/06/2013 | World

    Global markets - shares rally, dollar gains as US data buoys markets

    US stocks opened higher today, rebounding from recent weakness after comments from US and Chinese central bankers eased concerns about a credit crunch and an rapid end to stimulus measures.

  • 28/06/2013 | World

    Global markets: shares rise, gold up but plunges for quarter

    The Dow and the S&P 500 slipped as the end of the second quarter approached, with investors finding little reason to push shares higher after a three-day rally.

  • 01/07/2013 | World

    S&P 500 extends gains to year's second half on solid data

    US stocks ended higher on the first day of the third quarter, supported by signs of strength in manufacturing and construction sectors. But the major US stock indexes pulled back from their session highs late in the day as investors sold some shares to book profits.

  • 10/06/2013 | World

    Wall St finishes flat as US gets stable credit outlook

    US stocks were little changed today after Standard & Poor's raised its credit outlook for the United States, but uncertainty about when or if the Federal Reserve might reduce its stimulus efforts limited gains.

  • 17/06/2013 | World

    Wall St rises in volatile session before Fed meeting

    US stocks rose but ended well off their highs as investors speculated over the Federal Reserve's intentions about its massive stimulus program to aid the economy before a meeting of policymakers that begins on Tuesday.

  • 24/06/2013 | World

    Wall Street ends down but off lows as bond prices gain

    US stocks fell more than 1 percent, adding to a sell-off built on concerns about reduced stimulus from the Federal Reserve and on overnight losses in Chinese equity markets.

  • 20/05/2013 | World

    Wall Street inches up, deals support for rally

    The US benchmark S&P 500 index is almost 17 percent higher so far this year - and investors still see better returns ahead in equities, even as Wall Street traded near break-even.

  • 27/05/2013 | World

    European shares rebound after a two-day drop

    European stocks, bonds and the dollar traded more calmly after last week's turbulence, though another 3 percent dive in Japan's Nikkei kept investors on edge.

  • 03/06/2013 | World

    Wall St ends higher in late rebound

    Stocks rose but the US dollar fell in a volatile session after data showed US manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in six months, raising concerns about the health of the US recovery and the outlook for central bank stimulus.

  • 13/05/2013 | World

    Global shares pause at 5-year highs amid chart caution

    US stocks edged lower today as indexes retreated from record highs in the previous session, though an unexpected rise in retail sales data for April helped to limit losses.

  • 16/05/2013 | World

    Global shares fall following weak earnings

    US stocks ended lower with declines picking up steam after a Federal Reserve official said the central bank could begin easing up on its monetary stimulus this summer. European shares, Japan's Nikkei also down.

  • 17/05/2013 | World

    Global shares close with new peaks

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average and benchmark S&P 500 stock index surged to new closing highs in a rally that has pushed both indices this year up 17 percent.

  • 08/05/2013 | World

    Wall St rallies with Dow, S&P at records again

    US stocks pushed further into record territory driving the S&P 500 to an all-time high close for a fifth day, helped by strength in financials and technology.

  • 09/05/2013 | World

    Global stocks dip after recent gains

    US stocks ended lower, breaking a five-day string of record closing highs for the S&P 500 as the market's recent momentum faltered and Apple shares weighed.

  • 10/05/2013 | World

    Corporate earnings lead global shares to fresh peaks

    European equities scaled fresh five-year highs today, bolstered by strong earnings numbers from steelmaker ArcelorMittal and telecoms group BT and expectations of continued central bank stimulus. US stocks were little changed but remained on track for a third straight week of gains.

  • 25/04/2013 | World

    Wall St gains on earnings, data, but S&P record a hurdle

    US stocks rose lifted by stronger-than-expected earnings and a large drop in weekly jobless claims.

  • 26/04/2013 | World

    Dollar falls against the yen; bond yields decline

    The US dollar tumbled against the yen fter the Bank of Japan left its monetary policy unchanged, while benchmark US bond yields fell to near 4-1/2-month lows after the US economy grew less than expected in the first quarter.

  • 03/05/2013 | World

    Dollar, stocks surge on strong US jobs data

    The US dollar surged against the yen and global equity markets rallied after the US government reported surprisingly strong jobs growth for April that drove optimism on the economy, driving Wall Street stocks to record highs.

  • 08/04/2013 | World

    Wall St closes higher, stocks volatile after results

    Wall Street waned today as investors faced the prospect of a lackluster corporate earnings season and an economy that could be hitting a slow patch.

  • 11/04/2013 | World

    Wall St gains for 4th day, but weak tech hurts Nasdaq

    US stocks rose for a fourth straight day, sending the Dow and the S&P 500 to new closing highs as positive data on the labor market and an encouraging retail outlook eased recent concerns about economic growth.

  • 23/04/2013 | World

    Hackers seize AP Twitter feed, false report shake US markets

    Hackers took control of the AP Twitter account today and sent a false tweet of two explosions in the White House that briefly shook US stock markets.

  • 27/03/2013 | World

    Wall St ends flat on late buying, Cyprus woes linger

    US stocks rebounded from early declines to close little changed, but investors were still worried about the chance of a run on Cypriot banks and its possible implications for other euro-zone lenders.

  • 28/03/2013 | World

    S&P 500 ends at record closing high

    The S&P 500 set a record closing high, finishing a fifth consecutive month of gains to extend a four-year rally. The S&P had hovered near its record for more than two weeks, and market action next week will help determine if this is just another stepping stone for the rally, or if a long-expected pullback is in the offing.

  • 05/04/2013 | World

    Stocks, dollar fall on weak US jobs data

    Major stock markets tumbled and the dollar fell, after a weaker-than-expected jobs report added to fears the US economic recovery may be losing steam, driving a bid for safety that boosted prices of US Treasury securities and gold.

  • 18/03/2013 | World

    Wall Street falls as banks slide on European worries

    US stocks fell today as a divisive bailout plan for Cyprus knocked bank stocks lower on the view that the plan's tax on bank deposits could spread and threaten stability in the euro zone.

  • 19/03/2013 | World

    Global shares end lower on Cyprus concerns

    Global stock markets fell today, extending the previous day's decline as investors continued to fret about Cyprus and the possible effect on the euro zone should the island nation default and its banking system collapse.

  • 20/03/2013 | World

    Global shares end up after Fed, Cyprus fears ease

    Stock markets around the world closed higher today as the Federal Reserve held firm to its plan to stimulate the US economy, while European shares steadied on hopes European policymakers would contain the financial crisis in Cyprus.

  • 12/03/2013 | World

    Wall Street slips, as European shares pause

    The S&P 500 ended lower today, breaking a seven-session string of increases as investors pulled back from technology and financial shares, but the Dow eked out a gain for an eighth straight day. Meanwhile, European shares steadied.

  • 14/03/2013 | World

    Global shares jump on US data, Dow eyes 10th gain in row

    Global equity markets and the dollar rose today, with the iconic Dow poised to extend its winning streak to 10 days, after more encouraging signs of a labor market recovery underpinned sentiment the US economy is gaining traction.

  • 15/03/2013 | World

    Global stocks retreat on US data

    US stocks slipped today, ending the Dow Jones industrial average's longest winning streak since 1996 as investors paused just below the S&P 500's record high. Meanwhile, European shares also retreated.

  • 06/02/2013 | World

    Global stocks slip after rally

    US and European stocks slipped today as investors paused after a robust recent rally, while the euro fell ahead of a European Central Bank meeting that could reveal concerns about the currency's strength.

  • 07/02/2013 | World

    Global stocks falter on euro zone jitters

    Stocks slipped today, taking a step back from their recent advance, prompted by comments by the ECB president on the euro and Europe's outlook.

  • 14/02/2013 | World

    Wall St ends slightly higher, helped by acquisitions

    The S&P 500 eked out a small gain for a third straight session, helped by a flurry of merger activity, though investors see no catalysts to lift the market further with major averages near multi-year highs.

  • 25/01/2013 | World

    Global shares rise as economic outlook brightens

    Global equity markets rose today on signs of a healthier European financial system and a brighter outlook for Germany, while US stocks extended a rally to an eighth day, their best run since late 2004.

  • 28/01/2013 | World

    Global shares end mixed after rally

    The S&P 500 eased slightly today after an eight-day run of gains, its longest winning streak in eight years, while the Nasdaq edged higher as Apple shares rebounded. Meanwhile, European equities touched fresh multi-month peaks.

  • 05/02/2013 | World

    Global stocks rebound on economic data

    Global equity markets bounced back today after data showed the vast US services sector extended a three-year expansion in January, while business activity in the euro zone showed signs of recovery.

  • 27/11/2012 | World

    Wall Street down on cliff caution, European shares edge up

    US stocks slipped today in a choppy session, losing ground after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid expressed disappointment that there has been "little progress" in dealing with the so-called fiscal cliff. Meanwhile, European shares edged higher.

  • 03/12/2012 | World

    Global shares slip after US data

    Global shares pared early gains to trade mostly lower today after US manufacturing activity hit a three-year low in November, offsetting signs of revived growth in China.

  • 24/12/2012 | World

    Global shares end last session pre-Christmas down

    US stocks edged lower today after the S&P 500 suffered its worst drop since mid-November on continued worry legislators will be unable to reach a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff."

  • 12/11/2012 | World

    Global shares drop on US 'fiscal cliff' uncertainty

    US stocks were little changed in a lightly traded session today, with investors limiting bets ahead of what could be a drawn-out battle over the "fiscal cliff." Meanwhile, European shares ended lower for a fourth straight session.

  • 20/11/2012 | World

    Wall Street sags after Bernanke's comments, European shares close high

    US stocks fell today following a two-day rally, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank lacks tools to cushion the US economy from the impact of the "fiscal cliff." Meanwhile, European equities edged higher.

  • 22/11/2012 | World

    Global shares rise as global economic outlook improves

    European shares rose for a fourth consecutive session in thin volume today as strong Chinese data, as Wall Street was shut for Thanksgiving Holiday.

  • 30/10/2012 | World

    NYSE to test new plan; trading floor undamaged by storm

    NYSE Euronext said it plans to test a new contingency plan to help resume stalled US equity trading, and added that its famed trading floor is not yet damaged by Sandy, one of the biggest storms to hit the United States.

  • 31/10/2012 | World

    Wall Street ends flat after Sandy shutdown

    The US stock market slowly returned to life after two days in the dark, in the wake of the massive storm Sandy that caused the market's first weather-related two-day closure since the late 19th century.

  • 08/11/2012 | World

    Wall Street falls on 'fiscal cliff,' Europe shares dip on Greece

    US stocks fell today and the market could be in line for more weakness as worries about Washington's ability to find a timely solution to the "fiscal cliff" dominate investor thinking in coming weeks. Meanwhile, European equities ended slightly down.

  • 15/10/2012 | World

    Global stocks rise on Spain bets and data

    Global stocks rose on upbeat US data and earnings and on bets Spain was close to asking for a bailout. US stocks rebounded from last week's losses after Citigroup's earnings and retail sales sharply exceeded expectations.

  • 29/10/2012 | World

    European shares fall as hurricane batters insurers

    European stocks fell, led by insurers on expectations the sector will see profits hit hard by clean-up costs resulting from a huge hurricane nearing the United States.

  • 29/10/2012 | World

    US markets shut on Tuesday, focus shifts to Wednesday

    Hurricane Sandy will close US stock markets for a second day on Tuesday, as Wall Street turned its attention to whether markets would be able to resume functioning on the month's final trading day on Wednesday.

  • 10/04/2012 | World

    Global shares down on growth concerns: Dow, S&P fall for fifth day

    The selloff in US stocks accelerated, as the Dow and S&P 500 dropped for a fifth day, with the pullback coming on the cusp of earnings season. The slide marked the S&P 500's worst day since Dec. 8. The declines were the largest losses this year in terms of both points and percentage drops for each of the three major US stock indexes. Meanwhile, European shares hit a 10-week low as fresh concerns about global growth and pressure on some highly indebted euro zone countries hurt cyclical stocks.

  • 06/09/2012 | World

    IMF deems ECB's action 'an important step toward strengthening stability in Europe'

    Managing Director Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) showed strong support of the European Central Bank's new framework for intervention in the euro zone debt crisis, deeming today's action 'an important step toward strengthening stability and growth.'

  • 19/09/2012 | World

    Global stocks edge higher on BOJ easing

    US stocks rose as investors dipped back into the market after the recent pullback from a rally that lifted the S&P 500 to just shy of five-year highs. Meanwhile, European shares advanced, led by autos.

  • 20/02/2012 | World

    European shares rise on China move, Greek hopes

    Shares gained as China's move to beef up banking activity supported optimism for global growth and as Greece edged closer to securing a bailout, though rising oil prices weighed on the recovery hopes.

  • 22/02/2012 | World

    Global stocks lower on euro zone recession worries

    Global stocks eased after data showed the euro zone may be sliding toward recession and China's new export orders shrank in February.

  • 19/03/2012 | World

    Apple buoys Wall Street, as European shares slip

    Apple lifted US stocks on Monday after it announced regular dividends and share buy-backs, while benchmark US Treasury yields hit a near five-month high as investors sold safe-haven government bonds. Meanwhile, European share prices slipped to snap a four-day winning streak.

  • 13/02/2012 | World

    Global stocks rise on Greek vote

    US Stocks rose, led by bank shares after Greece's parliament approved reforms needed to qualify for a cash disbursement and avoid an unruly default. Meanwhile, a low-volume rally in European shares looked to peter out as traders said short-sellers were beginning to position for a fall in the market.

  • 17/02/2012 | World

    Global stocks rise on Greek bailout optimism

    US stocks edged higher, but investors stayed cautious before a long holiday weekend when hopes are set for Greece's bailout plan to be approved. Meanwhile, European stocks rallied, with a key index hitting a level not seen since before the market's early August nosedive.

  • 17/02/2012 | World

    US State Dept warns drug trafficking to Europe, Brazil, Argentina on the rise

    US Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs William R. Brownfield warned that drug trafficking to Europe, Argentina and Brazil was on the rise.

  • 29/11/2011 | World

    Europe struggles with rescue fund, may turn to IMF

    Euro zone ministers struggled to ramp up the firepower of their rescue fund and raised the possibility of asking the IMF for more help after Italy's borrowing costs hit a euro lifetime high of nearly 8 percent.

  • 07/12/2011 | World

    Germany pours cold water on EU summit hopes

    Pessimistic comments from EU paymaster Germany and new figures exposing deepening stress among Europe's banks dented financial market hopes of a turning point in the euro zone's debt crisis at a summit this week.

  • 09/02/2012 | World

    Wall Street, European shares higher on Greek deal

    US stocks rose modestly for a third straight day and European shares edged up slightly, after Greece reached a deal to secure a financial bailout, but investors were cautious after weeks of gains.

  • 21/11/2011 | World

    European shares fall on euro zone, US debt worries

    US stocks fell for a fourth session, as the lack of progress in dealing with heavy debt both in the United States and Europe further sapped investor confidence in equities.

  • 23/11/2011 | World

    Global stocks fall on German auction, China data

    US stocks suffered a sixth straight day of losses as frustration over the euro zone's debt crisis, coupled with weak Chinese factory data, further dented investor sentiment. Meanwhile, European shares fell to their lowest close in seven weeks after low demand at a German bond auction.

  • 25/11/2011 | World

    Wall Street falls for 7th session, European shares rebound

    US stocks fell for a seventh straight session, leading global equity markets to their worst week in two months on fear that Europe's debt crisis is dragging on without a credible solution. Meanwhile, European shares turned higher.

  • 17/10/2011 | World

    Stocks, euro fall on German debt crisis comments

    Wall Street stocks fell more than 1 percent as Germany's finance minister dampened expectations an upcoming summit would produce a breakthrough in Europe's debt crisis. Meanwhile, European shares turned negative after Schaeuble's remarks.

  • 26/10/2011 | World

    Bare-bones EU debt deal news enough for buyers

    US stocks rose as the slow progress from European leaders in resolving their debt crisis was enough to satisfy investors, even if early reports from an EU summit were short on detail. Stocks increased gains in the afternoon as the news emerged, continuing the market's recent rally.

  • 31/10/2011 | World

    Japan intervenes to tame soaring yen ahead of G20

    Japan sold the yen for the second time in less than three months after it hit another record high against the dollar today, saying it intervened to counter excessive speculation that was hurting the world's No. 3 economy.

  • 19/09/2011 | World

    Euro zone contagion spreading, World Bank head says

    The head of the World Bank said a drop in investor confidence was already feeding through to developing nations from a growing debt crisis in advanced economies and urged "cooperative action."

  • 22/09/2011 | World

    World market's plunge suggests deepening worry about recession

    Stocks plunged, extending a selloff to four days, as policymakers' failure to arrest global economic stagnation sent markets spiraling downward. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 391.01 points, or 3.51 percent, to 10,733.83. European stocks also tumbled and snapped their four-day rally after data showed US employment growth ground to a halt in August.

  • 12/10/2011 | World

    Wall Street extends gains on euro-fund optimism; European shares hit nine-week high

    US stocks rose on Wednesday as Europe's progress toward bolstering its financial rescue fund brought more battle-weary investors back into the market. Meanwhile, European shares hit a nine-week closing high after stronger euro zone economic data and news that Slovakia is set to sign off on a plan to expand the region's sovereign bailout fund.

  • 13/09/2011 | World

    Bets on euro zone progress boost shares

    US stocks gained as investors bought shares beaten down in recent weeks and bet European leaders would take action soon to ease the Greek debt crisis. Meanwhile, European stocks ended higher, staging a rally from two-year lows hit in morning trade led by recovering banks.

  • 16/09/2011 | World

    Global stocks rally on Europe hope, euro slips

    Global equities rose for a fourth straight day, but the euro slid as hope Europe was finally getting a grip on the region's debt crisis was offset by lingering fears Greece is still at risk of default.

  • 19/09/2011 | World

    Wall Street snaps winning streak on Europe uncertainty

    US stocks fell on Monday but staged a late comeback after fears of a looming Greek debt default diminished on news of a possible deal to advance new bailout funds to Greece. Stocks spent most the session sharply lower after European leaders disappointed investors by failing to come up with any new solutions to the euro zone's sovereign debt crisis over the weekend.

  • 09/08/2011 | World

    Wall Street climbs at open; eyes on Fed

    US stocks rose at the open in a rebound from the previous session's nosedive, but an upcoming Fed statement could spark a reversal if investors are not convinced it has a plan to combat a market meltdown.

  • 23/08/2011 | World

    Hopes for another Fed rescue drive 3% rally

    US stocks shot 3 percent higher on speculation Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke this week would signal new help for the economy, giving investors hope a four-week rout was nearing an end.

  • 05/09/2011 | World

    Banks lead European shares to two-week closing low

    European shares fell to their lowest close in more than two weeks on renewed worries about recession and euro zone debt, and with banks hit by a US lawsuit connected to the packaging of toxic mortgage debt.

  • 20/07/2011 | World

    Wall Street closes flat as debt worries offset earns

    US stocks closed near unchanged, a day after Wall Street's best rally since March, as the oncoming debt ceiling deadline overshadowed strong earnings from Apple Inc.

  • 02/08/2011 | World

    Massive rout spells trouble for Wall Street

    Wall Street dropped on worries about a possible downgrade of the United States' top credit rating and signs of economic weakness even as Congress passed a bill to avoid a debt default.

  • 03/08/2011 | World

    World stocks fall, gold up on economy worries

    Stocks on major markets hit their lowest level this year and gold prices posted a new high as investors fretted about government spending cuts at a time of slowing global economic growth. But the S&P 500 erased losses after hitting its lowest level since early December, following seven days of declines.

  • 06/07/2011 | World

    Wall Street edges lower on Portugal, China

    Transportation stocks were among the standouts in another flat session for US equities, and the sector's rally could be cause for optimism ahead.

  • 11/07/2011 | World

    World stocks, euro fall, bonds gain on Italy concerns

    Global stocks and the euro sank as fears that Italy could become the latest country caught up in the euro-zone debt crisis caused investors to sell risky assets and snap up safe-haven US Treasury debt, pushing the 10-year note's yield below 3 percent.

  • 18/07/2011 | World

    Wall Street falls on global debt worry; banks drag down

    US stocks dropped as bank shares bore the brunt of investor frustration over governments' inability to solve debt crises in the United States and Europe.European officials and bankers remained divided over steps to keep the fiscal woes of heavily indebted nations from spreadin

  • 25/05/2011 | World

    Wall Street advances; European stocks bounce back

    US stocks ended a three-day losing streak on Wednesday as recent underperformers led a thinly traded rally that wasn't seen as strong enough to overcome worries about waning global demand.

  • 26/05/2011 | World

    Wall Street bounces back for a second day, Europe shares end lower

    US stocks rose for a second day, erasing early losses in a volatile day as earnings helped technology and consumer discretionary stocks after a substantial fall for equities this month. The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares ended 0.1 percent lower

  • 02/06/2011 | World

    US stocks edge lower; European shares hit by growth worries

    US stocks ended a volatile trading day mostly flat as investors were reluctant to make bets a day before a critical labor market report that could magnify fears the economy is slowing.

  • 25/04/2011 | World

    Inflation jitters interrupt Wall Street rally

    In the lightest volume session of the year, US stocks fell after a lowered outlook from Kimberly-Clark increased concerns about higher commodity costs squeezing profits in coming quarters. Major European markets closed for Easter weekend.

  • 28/04/2011 | World

    Dow transports hit record, lifting Wall Street

    The Dow Jones transports closed at an all-time high, leading US stocks higher and signaling more gains due to its role as a touchstone of economic demand.

  • 16/05/2011 | World

    Nasdaq leads Wall Street lower on economic worry

    The Nasdaq sank, leading US stocks lower, as investors sold recent winners in a sign of growing unease with pockets of US economic weaknes

  • 11/04/2011 | World

    Markets fall on earnings caution, energy selloff

    Stocks mostly fell on as energy shares sold off on lower oil prices and the onset of earnings season was clouded by concern company outlooks may fall short of expectations.

  • 20/04/2011 | World

    Dow ends near 3-yr high after earnings

    Big earnings surprises gave a positive turn to investor sentiment, propelling US stocks to their best day in a month and lifting the Dow industrials to their highest in almost three years.

  • 21/04/2011 | World

    Obama administration eyes energy markets for fraud

    With US gasoline pump prices soaring, the Obama administration unveiled a working group of federal agencies to probe potential fraud in the energy markets.

  • 05/04/2011 | World

    S&P hovers near resistance but weak volume persists

    The S&P 500 failed to break a key technical resistance level for a second day as low trading volume raised further questions about the market's strength.

  • 06/04/2011 | World

    S&P breaks above technical resistance on light volume

    The S&P 500 inched forward on relatively light volume, with investors adding selectively to winning positions, this time in technology, avoiding large bets ahead of earnings

  • 07/04/2011 | World

    Wall Street slips on Japan aftershock; retailers rise

    Wall Street slipped after a major aftershock in Japan reignited fears about nuclear crisis, but greater faith in the US economy's steady path held losses in check. 

  • 23/03/2011 | World

    Materials lead Wall Street higher but turmoil remains

    US stocks advanced as materials shares rose, but rising commodities prices due to turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa could keep rallies modest.

  • 30/03/2011 | World

    Wall Street rides winners at quarter's end

    US stocks rose with activity dominated by money managers buying recent winners, including energy and small-caps, as the quarter nears its end.

  • 31/03/2011 | World

    Wall Street ends a strong quarter optimistic on payrolls

    US stocks ended a solid quarter with the barest of moves, as investors looked ahead to Friday's US jobs report to provide a catalyst to push indexes to new highs for the year.

  • 01/03/2011 | World

    US stocks sink, oil jumps on Mideast tension

    US stocks dropped as oil prices shot up on worries about supply disruptions, fanning concerns about a dampening effect on economic growth.

  • 17/03/2011 | World

    Wall Street rebounds but light volume a worry

    Wall Street rebounded after three days of declines  but the advance could be temporary as concerns about Japan's nuclear crisis persisted.

  • 18/03/2011 | World

    Wall Street rises but investors see more volatility

    US stocks gained after a week of heightened volatility, but investors were reluctant to make big bets due to turmoil in the Middle East and Japan's nuclear crisis.

  • 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.

     

  • 21/02/2011 | World

    Europe shares fall sharply on Libya woes

    European shares fell sharply after unrest in Libya fuelled concern over energy supplies and sapped investor risk appetite, with Italian stocks among the hardest hit.

  • 22/02/2011 | World

    Wall Street marks worst day since August on Libyan unrest

    Wall Street suffered its worst day since August as investors dumped stocks on turmoil in oil exporter Libya, in what could be the start of a long-anticipated pullback after a lengthy rally.

  • 10/02/2011 | World

    Mubarak speech sparks late gain; Cisco hits Dow

    The S&P and Nasdaq eked out gains in the final minutes of trading as Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he would delegate powers to the vice president.

  • 14/02/2011 | World

    Wall Street edges up

    Energy and commodity shares lifted Wall Street to modest gains, but the lowest volume so far this year indicated the equity rally may be near a top.

  • 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.

  • 31/01/2011 | World

    Wall Street gains on earnings, economy

    US stocks rose as solid earnings, merger activity and better-than-expected economic data renewed some of the risk appetite that evaporated last week on uncertainties over stability in the Middle East.

  • 07/02/2011 | World

    Wall Street extends gains on M&A, earnings

    The Dow and S&P 500 advanced to their highest levels since June 2008 as a flurry of merger news and solid earnings sparked broad gains.

  • 08/02/2011 | World

    Dow rises for seventh day, fuelled by McDonald's

    The Dow notched a seventh straight day of gains, but light volume suggested that investors don't believe the more than five-month rally has the legs to keep going.

  • 06/01/2011 | World

    Retailers hold down stocks ahead of jobs data

    US stocks slipped as soft retail sales and a sharp rise in the dollar left investors edgy a day before December's US employment report. European equities climbed to their highest in nearly 28 months.

  • 11/01/2011 | World

    Energy shares lift Wall Street in light volume

    Energy shares helped the Dow and S&P 500 end a three-day losing streak, even as investors worried rising fuel costs will undercut economic growth. Meanwhile, European shares rose as a strong start to the US earnings season boosted optimism about upcoming company results.

  • 14/01/2011 | World

    Banks lead S&P 500 to seventh week of gains

    The S&P 500 ended a seventh straight week of gains with a banks-led rally amid healthy volume after encouraging financial results from JPMorgan. Meanwhile, European shares ended lower after a fresh tightening in Chinese monetary policy hit investor risk appetite.

  • 27/12/2010 | World

    Wall Street unstable after China rate hike, volume thin

    US stocks slipped initially as an interest rate hike from China's central bank over the weekend prompted investors, worried about demand, to sell equities.

  • 04/01/2011 | World

    Stock index futures inch up

    Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.08 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.09 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.02 percent at 0921 GMT.

  • 05/01/2011 | World

    Jobs growth boosts Wall Street, extending rally

    The creation of three times as many private-sector jobs as expected turned Wall Street's early losses into gains, extending a rally investors worried had come too far too fast.

  • 16/12/2010 | World

    Wall Street ends up with upbeat FedEx outlook

    US stocks ended higher as economic bellwether FedEx offered a bullish profit outlook in a hopeful sign for growth. Meanwhile, European equities ended higher, helped by gains in food and beverages shares following a jump in Danisco stocks on strong results, though worries about euro zone debt weighed on sentiment.

  • 17/12/2010 | World

    Wall Street hovers at highs; profit-taking eyed

    The S&P clung to a two-year high as investors predicted a pause as volumes are expected to dry up in the days ahead, and after a 5 percent gain already so far in December. Meanwhile, European shares fell.

  • 21/12/2010 | World

    Wall Street rises as earnings, M&A heightens optimism

    Stocks rose as solid earnings and a flurry of merger activity underpinned a steady upward trend that reinforced investor optimism for the coming year. Meanwhile, European shares hit a fresh 27-month closing high.

  • 13/12/2010 | World

    US stocks edge higher on mergers, tax-cut deal

    Wall Street rose modestly with investor appetite for stocks lifted by a flurry of merger deals and the expected congressional approval of a tax-cut extension. European shares rose for a sixth straight day.

  • 14/12/2010 | World

    Markets close flat as Fed sparks late-day sell-off

    US stocks cut gains to end mostly flat after a late-day sell-off as yet another cautious statement from the Federal Reserve on the economy offset strong retail sales data for November. Meanwhile, European shares rose in thin volume to gain a seventh straight session, as upbeat US retail sales figures reinforced confidence in the pace of economic recovery.

  • 15/12/2010 | World

    Wall Street opens lower after warning on Spain debt

    US stocks were nearly flat after the start of trading as a warning for Spain about its credit rating fanned worries about the debt crisis in the euro zone. Thus the Dow Jones avg. was down 4.23 percent. European shares fell in early trade after the US Federal Reserve gave a cautious assessment of the strength of the economic recovery. The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares went down was 0.3 percent.

  • 27/10/2014 | Latin America

    Rousseff election win rattles Brazil markets

    Major state-run companies whose profits have suffered under Rousseff plunged in Monday trading, including a more than 12 percent drop for scandal-plagued oil giant Petrobras, its biggest one-day decrease in nearly six years. The Bovespa stock index closed 2.72 percent lower.

  • 13/08/2011 | Latin America

    Lula blasts European countries for 'lack of political initiative'

    Former Brazilian president Lula da Dilva blasted the developed countries lack of political initiative to face the economic crisis and suggested they adopt a strategy similar to Brazil’s.

  • 30/01/2014 | Latin America

    Latin America better prepared to weather turmoil, IMF says

    Latin America as a whole is better prepared to deal with global market turbulence than it used to be but it is important that the region stay alert, the International Monetary Fund said today.

  • 22/10/2014 | Latin America

    Venezuela says to avoid costly foreign borrowing

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the South American country would avoid more borrowing on international markets due to rising costs as a result of worsening credit risk perceptions.

  • 24/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval edges down

    The panel of leading stocks index edged down by 1.22 percent, to 3,282.41 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 2% to 578 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 27/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval moves up

    The panel of leading stocks index increased by 0.06 percent, to 3,270.68 points. Yesterday it fell for the fifth consecutive time, dropping by 4 percent. Meanwhile, Brazil's Bovespa edged up 0.19 percent to 64,219.72 points.

  • 01/06/2011 | Latin America

    Merval edges down

    The panel of leading stocks index fell by 2.3 percent, to 3,176.36points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose 2.3 percent and stands at 606 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 18/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval moves up

    The panel of leading stocks index increased by 0.7 percent to 3,388.75 points. It has experienced an accumulative loss of 4.5 percent this year. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 1.02 percent to 594 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 19/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval edges down

    The panel of leading stocks index edged down 0.1 percent, to 3,358.77 basis points. This year’s accumulative loss was reported at 3.8 percent so far for 2011. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 2.53 percent to 579 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

     

  • 20/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval ends slightly down

    The panel of leading stocks index fell by 0.05 percent, to 3,383.79 points. The American currency traded for AR$4.12/AR$4.075, remaining unchanged compared to the previous closing price.

     

  • 12/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval closes slightly higher

    The panel of leading stocks index rose by 0.2 percent to 3,389.73 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk dropped by 4% to 562 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.


  • 13/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval drops

    The panel of leading stocks index dropped by 0.3 percent to 3,378.18 points. The local deficit accompanies the negative tendencies of other foreign markets. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 1.2% to 574 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 17/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval drops

    The panel of leading stocks index dropped by 0.20 percent to 3,365.25 basis points. It has experienced an accumulated loss of 4.3% this year. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 1.02 percent to 594 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

     

  • 06/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval ends higher

    The panel of leading stocks index rose 0.3% to 3,315.84 points. This was due to positive data from the US jobs market. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk dipped by 2.7% to 566 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

     

  • 10/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval moves up

    The panel of leading stocks index increased by 1.9 percent to 3,422.12 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk edged up 6.6 percent to 527 basis points on the JP Morgan EMBI index.

     

  • 11/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval drops

    The panel of leading stocks index lowered 1.1 percent to 3,384.57 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose 0.3 percent to 586 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 29/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval edges up

    The panel of leading stocks index rose by 0.9 percent to 3,406.02 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 1.6% to 554 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

     

  • 04/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval edges down slightly

    The panel of leading stocks index decreased 0.7 percent to 3,352.22 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk increased 1.6 percent to 564 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 05/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval closes lower

    The panel of leading stocks index lowered 1.4% to 3,305.69 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose 3.2% to 582 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 19/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval slightly higher

    The panel of leading stocks index rose by 0.9 percent to 3,332.27 points. The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance edged up 1.1 percent to 66,158.10 points.

  • 20/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval edges up

    The panel of leading stocks index gained 2.5% to 3,413.94 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk remained at 1.1% with 541 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.


  • 26/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval drops slightly

    The panel of leading stocks index dropped 0.8 percent to 3,374.20 points. The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance gained 0.26 percent to 67,144.30 points.

  • 05/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval drops 0.1%

    The panel of leading stocks index dropped 0.1 percent to 3,511.06 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk meanwhile stood at 518 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 08/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval increases 0.7%

    The panel of leading stocks index increased 0.7 percent to 3,480.39 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk declined 1.4 percent, stood at 507 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 15/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval remains stable

    The panel of leading stocks index remained stable at 3,381.25 points. Meanwhile, local bonds gained up to 1.8 percent.

     

  • 29/03/2011 | Latin America

    Merval slightly increases

    The panel of leading stocks index gained 0.3 percent to 3,324.19 points. Meanwhile, the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance increased 0.3 percent to 67418,76 points.

  • 31/03/2011 | Latin America

    Merval closes slightly higher

    The panel of leading stocks index gained 0.3 percent to 3,388.03points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell 1.3 percent to 528 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 01/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval increases 2.5%

    The panel of leading stocks index increased 2.5 percent to 3,471.95 points. Meanwhile, the country-risk fell 4.8 percent in the JP Morgan EMBI+ index.

  • 17/03/2011 | Latin America

    Merval rises 2%

    The Merval index rose 1.97 percent to 3,260.82 points after having seven consecutive losing streaks. Meanwhile, the country-risk factor dropped to 578 basis points in the JP Morgan index.

  • 18/03/2011 | Latin America

    Merval gains 0.5%

    The Merval index rose 0.5 percent and stood at 3,277.87 points, while the country risk factor rose 0.2 percent to 591 points in the JP Morgan index.

  • 22/03/2011 | Latin America

    Merval shows slight drop

    The panel of leading stocks index lost 0.14% to 3,328.25 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell 1% to 571 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 16/12/2010 | Latin America

    Merval moves up, Bovespa drops

    The Merval leading stocks index increased 1.4 percent to 3,336.72 points. The peso-denominated Discount bond dropped 1.7 percent; whereas the peso-denominated Par bond 1.4 percent; Boden 2015, 1.1 percent. The US dollar traded for $4/$3.965 pesos, while the euro dropped two cents ($5.30/$5.19). Brazil's Bovespa declined 0.8 percent to 67,306.38 points.

  • 11/03/2011 | Latin America

    Merval drops

    The panel of leading stocks index declined 0.1 percent to 3,403.51 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk stood at 574 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 15/03/2011 | Latin America

    Merval falls 2.8%

    The panel of leading stocks index fell 2.8% to 3,263.27 points. The peso-denominated Par bond dropped 2.1%, and the Boden 2015, 0.7%. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk increased 2.9% to 597 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 13/12/2010 | Latin America

    Merval rises in early trade

    The Merval benchmark index rose 0.82 percent in early trade, closing at 3,418.87 points, registering a 4.5 percent raise so far December and a 46.7 lift in 2010.

  • 14/12/2010 | Latin America

    Merval drops; Brazil's Bovespa falls

    The panel of leading stocks index fell 1.11 percent to 3,383.14 points. The US dollar traded for $4/$3.965 pesos, remaining unchanged compared to yesterday's closing price.

  • 15/12/2010 | Latin America

    Falling trend continues for Merval and Bovespa

    The panel of local leading stocks index fell 1.49 percent to 3,332.71 points. The peso-denominated Discount bond dropped 0.9 percent.


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