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  • 27/06/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar jumps 31 cents to 15.43 pesos

    The US dollar jumped on Monday in banks and foreign exchange agencies for the sixth business session in a row, hitting its three-month high and after the currency had climbed 48 cents last Friday.

  • 12/07/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar falls to lowest mark in three weeks

    The US dollar ended 8 cents down today at 14.90 pesos, its lowest mark in almost three weeks, according to the daily average elaborated by ambito.com in banks and city agencies.

  • 18/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 7 cents to 14.49 pesos

    The US dollar today dropped 7 cents to 14.49 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies in the city, pushed by the 23-fall in the wholesale market on Friday.

  • 21/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar 12 cents higher amid banking strike

    The US dollar today traded 12 cents higher and ended at 14.69 pesos today in Buenos Aires city banks and agencies which were forced to operate online amid a 48-hour strike staged by bank workers.

  • 13/06/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady at 14.10 pesos

    On a business session quite stable, the US dollar ended almost steady at 14.10 pesos, one cent lower than its Friday closing price in banks and foreign exchange agencies.

  • 05/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 7 cents to 14.99 pesos

    The US dollar dropped seven cents today to end below the 15-peso mark at 14.99 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies.

  • 06/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady at 14.99 pesos

    After dropping seven cents yesterday due to an increased offer and higher peso interest rates, the US dollar today traded stable at 14.99 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies of the city.

  • 11/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends two cents higher at 14.76 pesos

    The US dollar today rose two cents to 14.76 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies while the so called “blue” exchange rate added five cents to 14.96 pesos in underground houses.

  • 28/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs 24 cents after long weekend

    The US dollar today climbed 24 cents to 14.98 pesos in city banks and foreign exchange agencies, close to the 15-peso mark.

  • 30/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar lower at 14.87 pesos

    The US dollar today dropped 6 cents to 14.87 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices after the Central Bank decided on Tuesday to maintain the Lebac interest rates at 38 percent for the 35-day shortest term.

  • 04/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar rises 4 cents to 15.06 pesos

    The US dollar today ended four cents higher today at 15.06 pesos, in banks and foreign exchange agencies after accumulating a 28 cent rise last week, amid a recovery of the demand for greenbacks and a fewer liquidation from grain exporting firms.

  • 07/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs 12 cents to 15.60 pesos

    The US dollar today climbed 12 cents to 15.60 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies after registering three consecutive falls last week.

  • 14/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar hits one-month low

    The US dollar plunged 22 cents today to 15.08 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies hitting its lowest mark in almost one month following its drop of last week.

  • 21/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar plunges 31 cents below 15 pesos

    The US dollar today plunged 31 cents today below the 15-peso mark and ended at 14.82 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies.

  • 01/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar hits new record high

    The US dollar today climbed another 23 cents to 16.09 pesos today in banks and foreign exchange agencies, hitting a new record high and surpassing the 16-peso mark for the first time.

  • 03/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar plunges 41 cents to 15.53 pesos

    The US dollar today plunged 41 cents to 15.53 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies after dropping 15 cents yesterday without the Central Bank intervention but pushed down by a rate hike.

  • 04/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 5 cents to 15.48 pesos

    The US dollar today dropped 5 cents to 15.48 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, the third session in a row the US currency trades down. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar was losing 3 cents to 15.68 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 21/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar goes up to 13.83 pesos

    The US dollar closed nine cents higher at 13.43 pesos (buying price) and 13.84 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices amidan

  • 17/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar jumped 13 cents to 15.13 pesos

    The US dollar today jumped 13 cents to 15.13 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies hitting once again a record high and surpassing the 15-peso mark.

  • 29/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs 23 cents to 15.86 pesos

    The US dollar today climbed 23 cents to end at 15.86 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies hitting a new record and amid interventions by the Central Bank which has already sold 100 million dollars to halt the US currency hike, financial sources told ambito.com.

  • 15/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar adds 8 cents to 13.76 pesos

    After a steady open, the US dollar ended 8 cents higher at 13.76 pesos in banks and agencies, compared to its previous closing price in an exchange market still waiting for the importers demand to expand.

  • 18/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady at 13.77 pesos

    The US dollar traded steady today and ended at 13.77 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies on a session marked by thin trading volume as US markets remained closed due to the Martin Luther King holiday.

  • 19/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends 3 cents down at 13.74 pesos

    The US dollar today closed three cents lower at 13.74 pesos in banks and foreign exchange offices. Earlier, the US currency reached 13.80 pesos.

  • 04/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops to 13.51 pesos, ' blue' at 14.20 pesos

    On the first trading day of the year, the US currency rose 10 cents in banks and exchange agencies to 13.51 pesos, while the so called 'blue' parallel exchange rate fell 12 cents to 14.12 pesos.

  • 07/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar trades 13 cents higher at 14.18 pesos

    The US dollar climbed 13 cents to close at 13.78 pesos (buying price) and 14.18 peso (selling price), hitting a new maximum and extending upward trends of the past sessions.

  • 14/12/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 9.795 pesos

  • 21/12/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar falls 44 cents to 13.16 pesos

    The US dollar fell 44 cents today in banks and foreign exchange agencies ahead of a short week due to the Christmas holiday and one week after President Mauricio Macri’s administration lifted currency controls and implemented an exchange rae unification.

  • 28/12/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar ends lower at 13.31 pesos

    After the Christmas holiday the US dollar today traded lower in banks and foreign exchange agencies at 13.31 pesos, eight cents below last closing mark on Thursday. That day, transactions were reduced as banks were opened until noon.

  • 17/11/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar rose to 9.655 pesos; 'blue' ends 25 cents higher

    The US dollar today rose one cent compared to Monday’s closing price, and ended at 9.655 pesos in banks and exchange offices after steady open. The “blue” informal exchange rate today added 25 cents to 15.35 pesos in underground houses.

  • 24/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs 5 cents to 15.24 pesos

    The “blue” informal dollar today rose for a second day in a row in underground houses. The black market exchange rate ended five cents higher at 15.24 pesos per greenback.

  • 02/12/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs 31 cents to 14.80 pesos

    The “blue” informal dollar today jumped 31 cents to 14.80 pesos after days marked by drops amid uncertainty over an eventual exchange rate unification and the dollar-clamp removal, both measures announced by the new government.

  • 09/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar plunges 69 cents to new record low

    The so called "blue" parallel exchange rate today plunged 69 cents to 14.45 pesos, hitting a record low since July, ahead of November 22 presidential runoff.

  • 12/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls to 15.27 pesos

  • 30/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends lower at 15.75 pesos

    The so called "blue" black market exchange rate dropped two cents today to 15.75 pesos in underground houses, hitting a new three-week low, and ending October with a 24-cent fall.

  • 02/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends 12 cents lower at 15.63 pesos

    The “blue” parallel dollar rate fell 12 cents today to 15.63 percent in underground houses, hitting its lowest price in one month and a half and making the gap with the official exchange rate to narrow below 64 percent.

  • 03/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls 12 cents to 15.51 pesos

    The black market dollar rate continued to drop today and traded 12 cents lower at 15.51 pesos, after hitting earlier 15.45 pesos, another low in two months and a half.

  • 26/10/2015 | Argentina

    Argentine financial markets rallied after election

    Argentina's financial markets traded higher today after opposition candidate Mauricio Macri's surprisingly strong showing in presidential elections set up a second vote next month.

  • 27/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' rises to 15.85 pesos

    The black market dollar rate traded four cents higher at 15.85 pesos in underground houses. The official rate rose half a cent to 9.545 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies.

  • 29/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops 13 cents to three-week low

    The black market exchange rate today dropped 13 cents to 15.77 pesos in underground houses hitting a three-week low, and after climbing 16 cents yesterday to break the 16-peso mark during the session.

  • 23/10/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar opens steady at 9.525 pesos

    Two days before the presidential elections to be held on Sunday, the US dollar was trading steady in banks and exchange offices at 9.525 pesos.

  • 26/10/2015 | Argentina

    Argentina shares in Wall Street climb after election

    Argentina's financial markets rallied today after opposition candidate Mauricio Macri's surprisingly strong showing in presidential elections set up a second vote next month.

  • 13/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends steady at 15.83 pesos

    The dollar parallel rate today remained unchanged in underground houses at 15.83 pesos, in the first session of the week after Monday national holiday.

  • 14/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops to 15.82 pesos; official rate rises

    The so called “blue” dollar which trades in the informal market today dropped one cent to 15.82 pesos in underground houses, while the official rate ended higher at 9.49 pesos.

  • 19/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar hits new record high

  • 25/09/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar hits fresh record high: 16.06 pesos

    After breaking the 16-peso mark on Thursday, the so called "blue" parallel exchange rate climbed five cents to 16.06 pesos, hitting a new record high.

  • 28/09/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar rises; 'blue' falls to 16.01 pesos

    The US dollar today rose half a cent compared to Friday’s closing price. In banks and foreign exchange agencies, the official rate ended at 9.42 pesos while the “blue” dollar fell five cents to 16.01 pesos after hitting a new record high last week.

  • 06/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends lower at 15.74 pesos

  • 15/09/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher, 'blue' up to 15.68 pesos

    The US dollar closed half a cent higher today in banks and foreign exchange agencies at 9.375 pesos while the “blue" parallel exchange rate climbed another six cents to 15.68 pesos in underground houses.

  • 17/09/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar trades higher, 'blue' at 15.91 pesos

    The US dollar closed half a cent up at 9.385 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies while the so called "blue" parallel exchange rate was higher for the fourth day in a row. It climbed 6 cents to 15.91 pesos.

  • 18/09/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops to 15.86 pesos

    The “blue” parallel dollar rate today dropped five cents to 15.86 pesos after rising yesterday for the fourth day in a row and climbing six cents.

  • 08/09/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar higher, 'blue' at 15.51 pesos

  • 10/09/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar higher; 'blue' down to 15.54 pesos

    The US dollar today closed half a cent up to 9.36 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies after the Central Bank sold 80 million dollars on the market to avoid a larger devaluation, accumulating 310 million dollars sold so far this week.

  • 11/09/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar goes up to 9.365 pesos, 'blue' lower at 15.52 pesos

    The US dollar was losing two cents at 15.52 pesos after hitting its minimum values in three weeks, ámbito.com reported. In Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices the American currency went up half a cent to 9.365 pesos, accumulating a five-cent hike so far this month.

  • 01/09/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends higher at 15.51 pesos

  • 02/09/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs to 15.62 pesos

  • 07/09/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' exchange rate drops to 15.45 pesos

    The “blue” parallel exchange rate shed three cents today to trade at 15.45 pesos in underground houses, according to ámbito.com, while the official currency closed unchanged.

  • 26/08/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar edges up; 'blue' drops to 15.92 pesos

    The US dollar today closed half a cent up to 9.29 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies, while the “blue” parallel rate dropped five cents to 15.92 pesos in underground houses after climbing 13 cents yesterday, ámbito.com reported.

  • 26/08/2015 | Argentina

    'We only ask opposition to recognise triumphs'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner criticised opposition politicians for their handling of the elections in Tucumán, and called on leaders to concede defeat in the disputed vote which gave the Victory Front's Juan Manzur a commanding lead.

  • 31/08/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends August with 3.5% hike, closes at 15.47 pesos

    The “blue” parallel exchange rate today closed at 15.47 pesos in underground houses, ending the month with a hike of 3.5 percent or 53 cents, ámbito.com reported.

  • 18/08/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar higher after holiday, 'blue' drops 5 cents

    The US dollar closed half a cent up at 9.26 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies after a holiday which had the local markets closed, while the parallel currency retreated five cents to 15.05 pesos.

  • 24/08/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' exchange rate jumps 29 cents to 15.84 pesos, marks 2015 high

    The “blue” parallel exchange rate rose 29 cents today in underground houses to 15.84 pesos to reach a new high for the current year, according to ámbito.com. The gap between the blue and official dollar stands at 70 percent.

  • 25/08/2015 | Argentina

    After hitting all-time high, 'blue' exchange rate closes at 15.97 pesos

    The “blue” parallel exchange rate today soared 13 cents to 15.97 pesos in underground houses, after hitting a new record high earlier and surpassing 16 pesos, ámbito.com reported. The official rate closed slightly up at 9.285 pesos.

  • 12/08/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar up at 9.245 pesos; 'blue' rate edges up

    The US dollar closed one cent up at 9.245 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies, while the "blue" parallel dollar rate was four cents higher in underground houses at 14.87, after ending with a slight rise yesterday.

  • 13/08/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 9.25 pesos; 'blue' up at 14.97 pesos

    The US dollar edged up today in banks and foreign exchange agencies to 9.25 pesos, while the "blue" parallel exchange rate climbed 10 cents at 14.97 pesos in underground houses.

  • 14/08/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar hits highest mark in the year at 15.10

    The US dollar ended half a cent higher today at 9.255 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies, while the "blue" parallel exchange rate rose 13 cents to hit the highest mark in the year at 15.10 pesos.

  • 05/08/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' exchange rate jumps to 14.95 pesos

    The rate in the parallel market, the so called “blue” dollar five cents higher today at 14.95 pesos after raising one cent yesterday, according to ámbito.com.

  • 10/08/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' exchange rate falls after primary election

    One day after the primary elections were held, the US dollar closed half a cent higher today at 9.23 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies, while the “blue” dollar fell 10 cents lower to 14.82 pesos after dropping six cents last Friday, according to ámbito.com.

  • 11/08/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar rises; 'blue' up at 14.83 pesos

    The US dollar closed half a cent higher today at 9.235 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies while the parallel rate rose to 14.84 pesos after falling 10 cents yesterday in underground houses.

  • 31/07/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar edges up to 14.94 pesos

    The "blue" dollar rate rose four cents to close at 14.94 pesos in underground houses, ámbito.com reported. Meanwhile, the official dollar rate increased half a cent to end at 9.20 pesos in banks and exchange agencies.

  • 03/08/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops to 14.89 pesos; official rate slightly higher

    The “blue” dollar rate closed five cents lower in underground houses, at 14.89 pesos, according to ámbito.com, halting weeks of steep hikes.

  • 27/07/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar trades higher at 14.65 pesos

    The “blue” dollar rate sold 16 cents higher today in underground houses at 14.65 pesos, ámbito.com reported, after accumulating a 60-peso fall for the last three business sessions.

  • 28/07/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs to 14.95 pesos

    The "blue" dollar edged up for the second business session in a row, increasing 30 cents to 14.95 pesos, according to ámbito.com. Meanwhile, the official dollar rate rose half a cent to 9.19 pesos.

  • 16/07/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs to 14.11 pesos; official rate up at 9.155 pesos

    The so called "blue" dollar rate, which yesterday ended at 13.94 pesos halting a five-day rally, today climbed again in underground houses, closing 17 cents higher at 14.11 pesos acccording to ámbito.com.

  • 17/07/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar jumps at 14.22; official rate up at 9.16 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar today climbed 11 cents on the last business session of the week and was trading at 14.22 pesos in underground houses, ámbito.com reported. The official dollar rate rose half a cent to 9.16 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies.

  • 21/07/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs 54 cents, hits 15.09 pesos amid growing speculation

    The “blue” dollar continued its climb and was trading 54 cents higher at 15.09 pesos in underground houses, amid growing speculation in the informal market, and hitting a new record high so far this year.

  • 01/07/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 9.105 pesos; 'blue' climbs at 13.55 pesos

    The US dollar ended half a cent higher today at 9.105 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies, while the so called "blue" dollar climbed 15 cents and closed at 13.55 pesos.

  • 06/07/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls five cents to 13.43 pesos

    The parallel dollar rate or so called “blue” dollar opened the week losing five cents at 13.43 pesos in underground houses, acording to ámbito.com, after closing on Friday with a seven-cent fall.

  • 15/07/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops 6 cents to 13.94 pesos

    After surpassing the 14-peso mark yesterday, the so called "blue" parallel dollar rate dropped six cents today to close at 13.94 pesos in underground houses, ámbito.com reported.

  • 29/06/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar higher; 'blue' at 13.29 pesos

    The US dollar today rose half a cent to 9.095 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies while the so called “blue” parallel dollar was one cent higher at 13.29 pesos in underground houses, after it plunged 24 cents last Friday halting consecutive hikes in the previous sessions.

  • 30/06/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar jumps to 13.40 pesos

    After dropping in early trading today, the "blue" parallel dollar rose 11 cents to close at 13.40 pesos in underground houses, according to ámbito.com. The official currency closed half a cent up at 9.10 pesos.

  • 16/06/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar reaches 3-month highs amid fresh currency controls

    The parallel dollar rate, the so called "blue" dollar, climbed 15 cents to 12.85 pesos in underground houses, a three-month high, amid new Central Bank controls restricting market movement.

  • 08/06/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls to 12.62 pesos


  • 12/06/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' up one cent at 12.68 pesos amid controls

    The US dollar closed half a cent higher today at 9.05 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies, while the "blue" parallel dollar ended one cent up in underground houses at 12.68 pesos.

  • 15/06/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar rises amid control fears

  • 04/06/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls two cents to 12.64 pesos, official stable

    The US dollar closed unchanged at 9.02 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies of the city while the "blue" parallel rate dropped two cents to 12.64 pesos in underground houses.

  • 05/06/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 9.025 pesos; 'blue' at 12.65

    The US dollar closed half a cent higher at 9.025 pesos todaywhile the "blue" parallel rate ended one cent higher at 12.65 pesos in underground houses, according to ambito.com.

  • 01/06/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 9.01 pesos; 'blue' falls

    The US dollar today closed half a cent higher today at 9.01 pesos still above the 9-peso mark, in banks and foreign exchange agencies of the city while the parallel 'blue' dollar fell two cents to 12.63 pesos.

  • 02/06/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 9.015 pesos; 'blue' at 12.65

    The US dollar closed half a cent higher today at banks and foreign exchange agencies at 9.015 pesos while the "blue" rate ended two cents up at 12.65 pesos in underground houses, according to ambito.com.

  • 26/05/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar higher; 'blue' rises to 12.73 pesos

    Amid a banking strike over wage negotiations, the official dollar rate closed half a cent higher in banks and foreign exchange agencies of the city at 8.99 pesos while the parallel rate was eight cents up.

  • 27/05/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar closer to the 9-peso mark on second day of banking strike

    On the second day of the 48-hour strike staged by banking workers, the official dollar rate traded half a cent higher in banks and exchange agencies and closed at 8.995 pesos, getting closer to the 9-peso mark, while the "blue" ended steady at 12.72 pesos.

  • 04/05/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops 9 cents to 12.61 pesos

    The “blue” illegal dollar rate closed nine cents lower today in underground exchange houses at 12.60 pesos, ámbito.com reported, while the official dollar ended up half a cent to sell at 8.925 pesos.

  • 05/05/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops to 12.55 pesos

  • 27/04/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls 10 cents to 12.70 pesos

    The "blue" illegal dollar rate kicked off the week with a 10-cent fall to 12.70 pesos today, according to ambito.com, while the official rate closed half a cent up in main banks and foreign exchange offices of the city.

  • 29/04/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar edges up to 8.915 pesos; 'blue' closes steady at 12.73 pesos

    The official US dollar rate has climbed half a cent and closed at 8.915 pesos in Buenos Aires city banks and foreign exchange agencies. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar that trades in the illegal market closed steady at 12.73 pesos according to ámbito.com.

  • 08/04/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar rebounds, 7 cents higher

  • 30/03/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar hits lowest mark in eight months

    At the beginning of a short week ahead of Holy Week and a general strike called for Tuesday, the US dollar which trades in the illegal market or "blue" dollar as it is popularly known, dropped 16 cents to 12.62 pesos after ending one cent lower last Friday.

  • 06/04/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar sinks six cents, official up

    After the April 2 and the Holy Week holidays the US dollar closed half a cent up at 8.845 pesos, while the parallel 'blue' currency fell six cents to 12.49 pesos.

  • 20/03/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops 4 more cents to 12.82 pesos

    The "blue" informal dollar rate dropped four cents on the last business session of the week to close at 12.82 pesos, after plunging 10 cents to 12.86 pesos yesterday.

  • 27/03/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops four cents to 12.78 pesos; official rate steady

    The so called "blue" dollar which trades in the illegal market dropped one cent on the last business session of the week and closed at 12.78 pesos, after ending two cents lower yesterday. Meanwhile, the official dollar rate traded unchanged at 8.82 pesos.

  • 13/03/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs four cents to 12.96 pesos

    The US dollar rose half a cent on the last business session of the week after halting yesterday nine consecutive raises. The US currency closed at 8.795 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies.

  • 19/03/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar up at 8.81 pesos; 'blue' drops to 12.86 pesos

    The Central Bank was forced to sell 35 million dollars in foreign reserves in order to stem a sharper climb in the currency's value.

  • 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.

  • 26/02/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at 8.735 pesos, 'blue' falls to 13.11 pesos

    The US dollar traded steady at 8.735 pesos today in banks and foreign exchange agencies in the City. Meanwhile, the so called "blue" dollar fell three cents to close at 13.11 pesos.

  • 06/03/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar hits lowest mark in three months at 12.81 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar traded four cents down to close at 12.81 pesos, hitting its lowest mark in almost three months. Meanwhile, following an earlier climb this morning, the American currency traded half a cent up and closed at 8.77 pesos.

  • 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.

  • 23/06/2016 | World

    Global stocks surge as Brexit mood swings

    Sterling climbed to a 2016 high and world stocks rose for a fifth day running on Thursday, as British voters headed to the polls for a referendum on their European Union membership.

  • 06/07/2016 | World

    Wall Street edges up as investors digest comments on Brexit

    Wall Street stocks rose Wednesday afternoon as officials sought to reassure investors of limited impact from Britain's decision to leave the European Union and as healthcare shares gained.

  • 11/07/2016 | World

    S&P hits record high as US economic outlook brightens

    The S&P 500 hit a record intraday high on Monday, extending a rally fueled by stellar jobs data that underscored the resilience of the US economy amid global uncertainty.

  • 03/06/2016 | World

    Wall Street slides, led by financials, after dismal jobs data

    Financial stocks led Wall Street sharply lower on Friday after much weaker-than-expected nonfarm payrolls data for May raised doubts if the economy was healthy enough to absorb an interest rate hike in the near term.

  • 06/06/2016 | World

    Wall Street pares gains as Yellen omits reference to rate hike timing

    US stocks pared some of their gains on Monday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen painted a mostly positive picture of the economy and said interest rates were still on their way, but was less specific on the timing.

  • 13/06/2016 | World

    Wall Street little changed as oil prices recover

    US stocks were little changed on Monday as a recovery in oil prices limited earlier losses, a day before the Federal Reserve commences its policy meeting.

  • 27/04/2016 | World

    Wall Street ticks up as hawkish Fed fears ebb

    US stocks ended slightly higher after fears eased that the Federal Reserve would strongly signal it would raise interest rates in June, though a slump in Apple shares weighed on the Nasdaq index.

  • 02/05/2016 | World

    Wall Street higher as financial, consumer stocks rise

    Wall Street was higher in mid-morning trading on Monday, helped by a rise in financial and consumer discretionary stocks.

  • 20/05/2016 | World

    Wall Street ends week on high note as tech leads

    Wall Street rallied on Friday, led by tech stocks on the back of Applied Materials' profit forecast, ending a volatile week on a positive note.

  • 21/04/2016 | World

    Wall Street flat as investors assess earnings reports; Europe falls

    Wall Street was flat on Thursday after a raft of mixed quarterly earnings and a slide in oil prices kept investors on the sidelines.

  • 22/04/2016 | World

    Wall Street lower as earnings take sheen off oil surge

    Wall Street was lower on Friday after a slew of disappointing earnings reports from Microsoft and other major companies eclipsed a surge in oil prices which boosted energy shares.

  • 25/04/2016 | World

    Global stocks fall with dollar, oil ahead of Fed, BOJ meetings

    Global stocks fell along with the dollar and oil prices on Monday as an unexpected drop in US new home sales added to investor uncertainty over the economy's outlook ahead of central bank policy meetings in the United States and Japan this week.

  • 04/04/2016 | World

    Wall Street pulls back after recent rally

    US stocks ended weaker on Monday, pulling back from a recent rally that took them to new 2016 highs, as losses in commodity-related and industrial shares offset gains in healthcare.

  • 05/04/2016 | World

    After rally, earnings gloom takes hold on Wall Street

    Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday as investors took gains off the table following a recent rally and ahead of an upcoming quarterly reporting season that is expected to reveal sharply lower earnings.

  • 18/04/2016 | World

    Disney, Hasbro lift Wall Street as earnings heat up

    The Dow Jones industrial average climbed to a nine-month high on Monday, as Hasbro and Disney shares lifted the consumer discretionary sector while investors braced for a flurry of quarterly earnings reports through the week.

  • 14/03/2016 | World

    Wall Street ends flat as Fed meeting looms

    Wall Street closed little changed in light trading on Monday as consumer discretionary gains countered losses in energy shares and investors laid low ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.

  • 21/03/2016 | World

    Wall Street ends flat as recent rally spurs caution

    Wall Street closed little changed on Monday as investors searched for fresh catalysts and showed concerns about fully-extended share prices after a five-week rally.

  • 28/03/2016 | World

    Wall Street ends flat after choppy session

    Wall Street was mixed on Monday as weaker-than-expected US economic data reduced concerns about potential interest rate hikes and a dip in oil prices pushed down energy shares.

  • 29/02/2016 | World

    Wall Street edges up on China stimulus, higher oil prices

    Wall Street edged up on Monday on China's move to boost its slowing economy and higher oil prices, putting the S&P 500 on track to post its first monthly gains this year.

  • 03/03/2016 | World

    Wall Street snaps up shares in late-day scramble

    Wall Street moved higher on Thursday, adding momentum to a recent recovery as the energy and financial sectors emerged into positive territory for the year.

  • 07/03/2016 | World

    Wall Street set for five-day winning streak as oil surges

    The S&P and the Dow were on track to register their first five-day streak of gains since October as a surge in oil prices lifted energy and materials stocks on Monday.

  • 19/02/2016 | World

    Wall Street flat, indexes cap best week of 2016

    Wall Street ended little changed as Applied Materials helped lift the tech sector and offset a renewed drop in oil prices, with major indexes capping their best week of the year.

  • 22/02/2016 | World

    Wall Street rallies as oil lifts energy, materials stocks

    US stocks opened higher on Monday as oil prices jumped 5 percent, pointing to an uptick in investors' risk appetite.

  • 25/02/2016 | World

    Wall Street trundles higher as battered investors eye support

    Wall Street gained on Thursday as strong U.S. manufacturing data pointed to a recovery in the struggling sector and some investors saw opportunities after weeks of volatility.

  • 08/02/2016 | World

    Global shares tumble on global growth concerns

    Stock indexes worldwide tumbled on Monday, led by banking stocks in Europe and technology stocks on Wall Street on persisting fears of a global economic slowdown, while benchmark 10-year Treasury yields hit their lowest in a year on demand for assets deemed less risky.

  • 15/02/2016 | World

    Global shares rise as firmer Chinese yuan eases deflation fears

    World stocks rose on Monday as China's central bank fixed the yuan at a much stronger rate and oil prices held on to recent gains, easing fears of global deflation.

  • 17/02/2016 | World

    Energy leads Wall Street rally, as oil prices jump

    Wall Street steamed toward a third straight session of gains on Wednesday, led by energy shares as oil prices jumped.

  • 11/01/2016 | World

    Wall Street loses gains as health stocks, oil prices slide

    Wall Street gave up early gains and were lower late on Monday morning, dragged down by health stocks and as crude prices slid further ahead of the start of the corporate earnings season.

  • 18/01/2016 | World

    Global shares fall on China worries, oil prices

    At attempted rebound in European stocks quickly fizzled out on Monday after markets around the world and oil prices slumped to multi-year lows amid persistent worries over global growth.

  • 20/01/2016 | World

    Global markets tumble on oil drop, but finish well off lows

    Global equity markets staged a late rebound along with oil prices today to cut declines from 2-1/2 year lows, but remained on pace for one of the most dismal monthly performances on record.

  • 02/12/2015 | World

    Wall Street adds to losses; energy leads decline

    The Dow and S&P 500 added to losses in late afternoon trading on Wednesday, led by drops in energy shares, after comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested the US central bank may be ready to raise rates.

  • 04/01/2016 | World

    Wall Street reels under China shock

    US stock indexes tumbled more than 2 percent on the first trading day of 2016 - with the Dow losing more than 400 points - after weak Chinese economic data reignited fears of a global slowdown.

  • 07/01/2016 | World

    Global shares drop sharply as worries over China intensify

    European shares fell sharply on Thursday after China accelerated the depreciation of the yuan, sending currencies across the region reeling and domestic stock markets tumbling.

  • 26/11/2015 | World

    European shares rise to three-month high in thin trade

    European shares hit three-month highs today, rising in thin trade as expectations grew for aggressive European Central Bank (ECB) action next week.

  • 30/11/2015 | World

    Wall Street dips with health, consumer shares; gains for November

    US stocks slipped today, led by declines in health and consumer shares, as investors braced for policy news from central banks.

  • 01/12/2015 | World

    Wall Street gains with healthcare, upbeat auto sales

    US stocks started December stronger on Tuesday as health and consumer shares bounced back while auto sales suggested upbeat growth in November.

  • 16/11/2015 | World

    Global stocks reverse losses as market impact from Paris attacks seen limited

    European shares reversed early losses today and the safe-haven yen fell against the dollar with analysts seeing no long-term economic impact from Friday's attacks in Paris.

  • 23/11/2015 | World

    Wall Street edges up, helped by material and energy stocks

    US stock indexes closed slightly lower in a quiet trading day on Monday after a week of strong gains, while a big healthcare deal failed to impress investors.

  • 24/11/2015 | World

    Wall Street ends higher, driven by energy amid global tension

    US shares closed higher today as energy stocks rose along with oil prices after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.

  • 03/11/2015 | World

    Wall Street closes higher lifted by energy; Treasury yields rise

    US stocks closed higher adding to the previous session's rally as rising oil prices boosted the energy sector, while US Treasury yields rose on speculation about a possible December Federal Reserve interest rate hike.

  • 04/11/2015 | World

    Wall Street down after Yellen's statements

    Wall Street fell, following two straight days of gains, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said a rate hike in December was a "live" possibility, but not a certainty.

  • 09/11/2015 | World

    Wall Street falls as rate hike looms and growth fears linger

    US stock indexes lost more than 1 percent today, their biggest decline in six weeks, as investors braced for an interest-rate hike and fretted about weak Chinese trade data

  • 29/10/2015 | World

    Wall Street slips with eye on Fed rate hike in December

    US stocks cooled today as the market digested the potential for an interest rate hike in December, some disappointing tech earnings reports and a possible massive pharmaceutical merger.

  • 30/10/2015 | World

    Wall Street indexes flat

    US stock indexes traded flat on the last trading day of what could be the best month for stocks in four years as investors assessed consumer spending data and results from energy majors.

  • 02/11/2015 | World

    Wall Street rallies after factory data; Nasdaq 100 hits 15-year high

    US stocks added to their recent run with sharp gains as the beaten-down energy group and the acquisition-driven healthcare industry led increases across all sectors.

  • 23/10/2015 | World

    Wall Street closes up on tech rally, healthcare rebound

    A tech share rally drove US stocks up sharply for a second day as earnings from companies including Microsoft Corp beat analysts' expectations, while healthcare shares rebounded from recent losses.

  • 26/10/2015 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 end down slightly as Apple, energy weigh

    The Dow and the S&P 500 edged lower today as energy shares dropped with oil prices and Apple retreated a day before its quarterly results.

  • 27/10/2015 | World

    Wall Street slips on rate uncertainty; Apple up after the bel

    US stocks slipped on uncertainty over the US rate outlook and disappointing results from Ford and other companies.

  • 16/10/2015 | World

    Wall Street notches third week of gains

    US stocks ended higher and the S&P 500 notched a third week of gains, helped by upbeat consumer sentiment data and gains in General Electric.

  • 19/10/2015 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 fall after Morgan Stanley results

    The Dow and S&P 500 indexes fell today after a slide in oil prices and a swathe of weak quarterly results led by Morgan Stanley but a recovery in healthcare and biotech stocks pushed the Nasdaq Composite up.

  • 21/10/2015 | World

    Wall Street ends lower, energy and healthcare stocks fall

    US stocks fell as insurers and other big healthcare names dropped and Yahoo shares declined following disappointing results.

  • 12/10/2015 | World

    Wall Street flat as investors await bank earnings

    US stocks traded little changed today as investors braced for a busy week of quarterly results from major US banks and several Dow 30 companies.

  • 13/10/2015 | World

    Wall Street declines on China fears, weak profit expectations

    US stocks fell today, with the Dow snapping a seven-day winning streak, on renewed fears of slowing growth in China and another bout of selling in biotech shares.

  • 14/10/2015 | World

    Global shares lower on disappointing US earnings

    US stocks fell today as Wal-Mart skidded after issuing a weak forecast, dragging down other big retailers, and as JPMorgan slipped after its results.

  • 21/09/2015 | World

    Wall Street rebounds with financials; biotechs drop

    US stocks ended higher today, rebounding from losses late last week with help from Apple and financial shares, but a drop in biotech shares limited the advance.

  • 28/09/2015 | World

    Wall Street ends lower on China fears

    US stocks finished sharply lower today and were on track for their worst quarter in four years as investors worried about the health of China's economy and its potential impact on a U.S. interest rate increase.

  • 01/10/2015 | World

    Wall Street dip led by utilities, factory activity slows

    Wall Street started the last quarter of the year in the red in a choppy trading session as investors fled utilities and telecoms while they parsed mixed US data.

  • 10/09/2015 | World

    Wall Street bounces back with Apple, biotech

    US stocks ended higher today in another day of broad swings as investors showed nervousness ahead of next week's much-anticipated Federal Reserve meeting, but gains in Apple and biotech shares supported the day's advance.

  • 11/09/2015 | World

    Global shares fall as Fed meeting approaches

    Wall Street opened lower today as jittery investors took to the sidelines ahead of a crucial US Federal Reserve meeting next week, when the central bank decides on an interest rate hike.

  • 14/09/2015 | World

    Wall Street pushed down by Fed jitters, weak China data

    US stocks closed down today as many investors put off making big bets ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week and others worried about weak economic data from China.

  • 04/09/2015 | World

    World stocks slide as jobs data makes Fed move unclear

    Global equity markets tumbled and the dollar traded mixed after a US jobs report for August kindled uncertainty over whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in two weeks.

  • 07/09/2015 | World

    European shares led higher by mining companies, but China hits Asia

    European shares gained today, with basic resources stocks leading the market higher after mining and commodities trading company Glencore announced plans to cut debt and trim its African copper operations.

  • 24/08/2015 | World

    Wall Street suffers worst day in 4 years, European shares hit 7-month low

    Investors rattled about China sent US stock indices almost 4-percent lower in an unusually volatile session that confirmed the S&P 500 was formally in a correction, even after a dramatic rebound by Apple.

  • 25/08/2015 | World

    China cuts rates, reserve ratio to aid economy as stocks sink

    China's central bank cut interest rates and lowered the amount of reserves banks must hold for the second time in two months today, ratcheting up support for a stuttering economy and a plunging stock market that has sent shockwaves around the globe.

  • 25/08/2015 | World

    European stocks rise, but Wall Street's rally goes up in smoke

    A strong rally on Wall Street evaporated and stocks ended with deep losses as concerns about China's economy outweighed lower valuations that some saw earlier as bargains.

  • 05/08/2015 | World

    Greek bank shares plunge for third day, drag down broader market

    Greek bank shares sold off sharply for the third day in a row today with buyers yet to emerge on a scale large enough to counter continued dumping of the stocks.

  • 27/07/2015 | World

    Chinese shares plunge 8.5% in biggest one-day drop since 2007

    Chinese shares tumbled more than 8 percent today as an unprecedented government rescue plan to prop up valuations abruptly ran out of steam, throwing the viability of Beijing's efforts to stave off a deeper crash into doubt.

  • 03/08/2015 | World

    Greek stocks plunge, banks hammered, after five-week crisis shut down

    Greece's stock market closed with heavy losses today after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears that the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone.

  • 29/06/2015 | World

    Global shares extend losses as Grexit fears grow; worst day in four years for European stocks

    US stocks fell sharply in heavy trading and the S&P 500 and the Dow had their worst day since October after a collapse in Greek bailout talks intensified fears that the country could be the first to exit the euro zone. Euro zone stocks suffered their biggest one-day fall since 2011, with southern European banks in particular hit.

  • 16/07/2015 | World

    Wall Street rises; eBay, Netflix push Nasdaq to record high

    Wall Street ended stronger today, with the Nasdaq up over 1 percent at a record high after earnings reports from eBay and Netflix boosted optimism.

  • 20/07/2015 | World

    Wall Street ends flat as commodities weigh

    Wall Street finished little changed today as a better-than-expected start to corporate earnings season boosted investor confidence, but gains were curbed by a drop in commodities.

  • 22/06/2015 | World

    Global markets rally on Greek optimism

    Global stocks, the euro and peripheral euro zone bonds all rose today, lifted by a wave of optimism that Greece and its international creditors will strike a last-minute deal that will see Athens avert default.

  • 12/06/2015 | World

    Wall St falls as Greece crisis unresolved; energy shares dip

    US stocks fell as Greek debt talks hit a stalemate and as concern over how soon the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates kept investors cautious.

  • 23/04/2015 | World

    Nasdaq breaks 15-year record

  • 29/05/2015 | World

    Wall St ends down after weak economic data but gains in May

    US stocks closed lower as data showed the economy contracted in the first quarter but indexes still posted gains for the month.

  • 27/03/2015 | World

    Wall St ends 4-day skid on late tech rally

    US stocks rose modestly today after late news of merger talks in the semiconductor space boosted the technology sector and helped major indexes snap a four-day losing streak.

  • 10/03/2015 | World

    Dollar at 12-year peak versus euro

    The US dollar hit multi-year highs against the euro and yen today on the growing chance of the Federal Reserve hiking interest rates by mid-year, the prospect of which also hurt stocks and currencies from emerging markets.

  • 20/02/2015 | World

    Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs on Greece debt deal

    The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs while the Nasdaq notched an eighth straight day of gains after Greek and euro zone finance ministers reached a deal to extend heavily indebted Greece's financial rescue by four months.

  • 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.

  • 31/12/2014 | World

    Wall Street edges up in 2014's last day; energy down again

    US stocks were modestly higher today, putting major indexes on track to end 2014 near record levels, though energy shares once again fell alongside crude oil prices.

  • 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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