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U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in midday trading Wednesday as the market bounced back from modest losses a day earlier. Technology and health care companies accounted for much of the gains. Industrial stocks also rose following encouraging data on industrial production. Some big banks fell after reported hefty quarterly losses.
By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - World shares inched higher on Wednesday, with Wall Street advancing as technology shares rebounded from declines in the prior session, while commodity prices were ...
World shares inched higher on Wednesday, with Wall Street advancing as technology shares rebounded from declines in the prior session, while commodity prices were muted for a second straight session. In the U.S. equity market, tech shares led the advance, including IBM (IBM.N), which surged 2.3 percent to $167.62 after Barclays upgraded the stock two notches to "overweight" ahead of its quarterly results on Thursday. Goldman Sachs (GS.N) lost 2.96 percent and Bank of America (BAC.N) fell 2.72 after their quarterly results included charges related to the new federal tax law.
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell on Wednesday as investors digested big losses at major U.S. banks, while bitcoin also dropped amid fears of greater regulation.
Wall Street reversed on Tuesday and finished the day with selling. The Euro and Pound remain strong against the U.S Dollar
Asian equities stepped back from a record high on Wednesday as the region's resource shares were knocked by falling oil and commodity prices while digital currencies tumbled on worries about tighter regulations. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan retreated 0.3 percent from its record high as resource shares declined after oil and other commodities succumbed to profit-taking after recent gains. Japan's Nikkei fell 0.4 percent from its 26-year peak reached the previous day.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged above 26000 for the first time Tuesday, but gave up those gains as shares of energy and chemical companies declined.
The U.S Dollar finds its feet after an initial slump during the Asian session, though how the Dollar progresses will be in the hands of Congress, with the markets looking ahead to the Bank of Canada’s interst rate decision.
By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock markets slipped on Tuesday, giving back early gains as Wall Street pulled back from initial highs after a decline in oil and metals dragged energy ...
World stock markets slipped on Tuesday, giving back early gains as Wall Street pulled back from initial highs after a decline in oil and metals dragged energy and materials stocks lower. Wall Street had opened higher, as the Dow breached the 26,000 mark for the first time. The healthcare sector, up 0.46 percent, provided support to the upside, with Merck (MRK.N) up 5.8 percent and UnitedHealth (UNH.N) up 1.9 percent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, Dow Transports and Russell 2000 set fresh all-time intraday highs on Jan. 16.
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were lower in early Asian trading Wednesday after a lackluster session on Wall Street, where the Dow industrial average ended almost flat after backtracking from a broad rally earlier in the day.
Asia and Europe's big bourses kept world shares on their record-breaking run on Tuesday, although a steadier dollar halted the sizzling start to the year for the euro, yen and yuan and sent metals markets skidding. Wall Street traders were ready for another set of highs having seen MSCI (Frankfurt: 3HM.F - news) 's world index notch its third consecutive all-time best following a sharp jump in Japan, where the heavyweight Nikkei hit its highest since 1991..
The Yen has remained within the stronger boundaries of its range against the U.S Dollar after the Japanese currency gained before going into the weekend.
Asian equity markets on Tuesday found their footing after some initial softness, leaving Hong Kong’s benchmark at a record closing high.
Forex has seen range trading as the U.S Dollar has remained on its weaker legs. All major cryptocurrencies are crashing.
Asian shares erased early modest losses and pushed to a fresh record high, while the euro remained within sight of a 3-year peak on rising expectations that the European Central Bank could pare its monetary stimulus. European stock futures were flat, suggesting a more subdued opening for the region. DAX futures were up 0.1 percent, and FTSE futures and CAC each up 0.2 percent.
Pressure remains on the Dollar, with UK inflation figures in focus this morning, as the markets look for any signs of the BoE needing to rate hikes again this year.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investorsed look ahead to American corporate earnings.
Asian markets traded mostly higher on Tuesday, with mainland markets recording gains after sliding in the last session.