Technology companies led US stocks modestly higher today, driving the market to another set of milestones.
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
Wall Street has finished November with a broad rally that gave the Dow Jones industrial average its biggest gain since March and pushed it past the 24,000 mark for the first time.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
US stocks slipped today as smaller companies and banks took their worst losses in a few months.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2017
Stockmarkets and other global risky asset markets may not be overvalued because of a “structural decline in real interest rates which is likely to endure”, says Capital Economics.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Apple made its biggest jump in six months on Wednesday, helping send the Dow Jones industrial average above 22,000 points for the first time.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
The US stock market has enjoyed its biggest single-day gain in nearly four months, pushing the major indexes to record highs.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
Furious Donald Trump has accused the FBI of impropriety after the bureau cleared US presidential rival Hillary Clinton of criminal wrongdoing in a new email probe, lifting a cloud hanging over the Democrat as America goes to the polls on Tuesday.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
Last week, investors paid the Italian government to take money off them.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
US stocks have closed mostly higher as markets regain their footing after a turbulent few weeks.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
China’s key stock market index has surged 5.3%, its biggest gain in eight weeks, as markets across Asia rose following Wall Street’s rebound, giving investors some relief after gut-wrenching global losses.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
Nikkei’s $1.3bn (€1.18bn) purchase of the Financial Times from Britain’s Pearson marks the culmination of decades of attempts by the Japanese household name to break into mainstream English-language media.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
Concerns over Greece's latest effort to avoid a default weighed on US financial markets today.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
A turbulent week of trading ended with US stocks finishing lower for the third time in five days.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
A burst of buying in US stocks defied slumps in other markets and offered hope for investors shaken by geopolitical turmoil.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2014
The US stock market staged a late rally yesterday, helping push the Dow Jones industrial average higher for the first time in a week.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2014
The Dow Jones industrial average closed at an all-time high as the good narrowly outweighed the bad for the stock market.
Thu, 01 May, 2014
For US investors, February is starting off even rougher than January.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2014
Stocks on Wall Street ended mostly higher yesterday despite the US government’s latest jobs report, which showed a sharp decline in hiring last month.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2014
A surgeon to the stars, a humanitarian, a business leader, and a pioneering dental researcher who has inspired a generation of dentists, are to be honoured by their university for making their mark on the world stage.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2013
Eurozone markets closed the day on a positive note. The Iseq was no exception, up 6.7 points to 3975.42 on the back of positive results from the likes of Paddy Power and Origin.
Wed, 15 May, 2013
The Dow stock marker closed down on the first trading day after it reached 14,000 for the first time since the financial crisis.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2013
The Wall Street Journal said its computer systems have been infiltrated by Chinese hackers who were trying to monitor the newspaper’s coverage of China.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2013
The stock market shot higher even as the “fiscal cliff” neared. By the time trading ended, Republicans and Democrats still had not reached a budget compromise – but investors were betting that they would.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2012
US stocks closed lower after a weak holiday shopping report sent shares of major retailers lower.
Wed, 26 Dec, 2012
HONG KONG: The Hang Seng index closed down 153.5 at 22506.3.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2012
The US economy added 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7%, the lowest since December 2008, with the government saying Superstorm Sandy had only a minimal effect on the figures.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2012
Rupert Murdoch today called time on News Corporation’s digital newspaper The Daily as he unveiled a revamped team at the top of the media giant’s new publishing arm.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2012
World stock markets rose today after talks over Greece’s financial crisis ended with an agreement on how to reduce its debt load.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012