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Major share benchmarks were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday after China announced its economy grew at a 6.4% annual pace in the last quarter. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.3% to 22,289.32 and the ...
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MARKET EXTRA Major U.S. exchanges will be closed on Good Friday, while the most-watched European markets will be closed on both Good Friday and Easter Monday. Good Friday is a Christian holiday that commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, while Easter Monday is the Monday following Easter Sunday, which celebrates Christ’s resurrection.
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TOKYO (AP) — Global stock indexes were mostly moderately higher in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.
The market started with small gains Thursday, only to wobble at midday, before regaining ground at the end of the day. Markets will be closed for the Good Friday holiday.
Major U.S. indexes managed small gains Thursday, though not enough to prevent a losing week for the S&P 500 following three weeks of gains. Industrial stocks led the way higher on strong company earnings. ...
A gauge of global stocks fell on Thursday after underwhelming manufacturing surveys from Asia and Europe, though it pared losses as Wall Street edged higher on strong U.S. retail sales data and earnings from industrial companies. The U.S. benchmark S&P 500 index inched forward on strong March retail sales data, which registered their greatest increase in 1-1/2 years, and upbeat results from Union Pacific Corp and Honeywell International Inc. "The retail sales number was very strong," said Jeffrey Schulze, investment strategist at ClearBridge Investments in New York.
Industrials led the S&P 500 and the Dow moderately higher on Thursday after robust U.S. economic data and some healthy corporate earnings reports. For the holiday-shortened week, the S&P snapped its three-week winning streak, while the Dow and the Nasdaq posted weekly gains. The bellwether S&P 500 has hovered within a percent of its all-time high for the last five sessions.
Industrials led the S&P 500 and the Dow moderately higher on Thursday after robust U.S. economic data and some healthy corporate earnings reports. All three major U.S. stock indexes closed in positive ...
U.S. stocks close higher Thursday as investors continued to analyze the flow of corporate earnings and a series of conflicting economic reports.
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Stocks advanced ahead of a holiday weekend, with market sentiment divided between two technology initial public offerings and the long-awaited release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s election meddling.
U.S. stocks ended higher Thursday as investors appeared to find optimism in a round of corporate earnings and economic reports, and as a highly anticipated release of a redacted version of an investigation of Russian interference in Trump's 2016 campaign, known as the Mueller report, hasn't yet revealed major surprises.(Markets will be closed in observance of Good Friday). The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 110 points, or 0.4%, at 26,559 (on a preliminary basis), the S&P 500 index ended the session 0.2% higher at 2,905, while the Nasdaq Composite Index finished in positive territory but mostly flat at 7,998. For the week, the Dow rose 0.6%, the S&P 500 booked a 0.1% decline, while the Nasdaq rose a slight 0.2%. All three benchmarks are within striking distance of records, with the Dow about 1% shy of its Oct. 3 closing high. Thursday also featured a parade of prominent initial public offerings, including those for Zoom Video Communications Inc. and Pinterest Inc. . On the data front, a report on retail sales showed a rise of 1.6% in March, beating consensus estimates, and the Conference Board's Index of Leading Economic Indicators rose 0.4% in March, indicating a slight uptick in U.S. economic activity from a weak start to 2019. However, the Philadelphia Fed's regional manufacturing index fell to a three-year low of 8.5, below economists expectations of 11. The market took the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report in stride.