Dow Jones

  • Sensex falls 11.66 points to end at 20,217.39 22-11-2013 10:18 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex on Friday closed 12 points down, logging its third straight weekly loss, as uncertainity over US Fed tapering its economic stimulus hit positive sentiment that helped the benchmark log gains initially. Late profit-booking in recent gainers in auto and realty sectors also contributed to Sensex's fall for...
  • Dow Jones average closes above 16,000 for the first time 22-11-2013 08:40 AM

    New York: The Dow Jones industrial average is closing above 16,000 for the first time as encouraging news on the job market pushes stocks higher. Applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level since September. The number of applications is close to where it was before the...
  • US: Stocks fall as government heads towards shutdown 01-10-2013 07:30 AM

    New York: Stocks fell on Monday as Wall Street worried that a budget fight in Washington could lead to an event far worse for the economy- a failure to raise the nation's borrowing limit. Investors pulled back from stocks as a budget standoff between Republicans and Democrats in Congress threatened...
  • US: Dow hits 15, 000 on job market strength 04-05-2013 10:37 AM

    New York: US stocks added to gains on Friday, with the Dow industrials at a record high above 15,000 after a strong payrolls report for April and large upward revisions showed the jobs market is healing despite the sluggish recovery in the overall economy. The Dow Jones industrial average rose...
  • US: Dow Jones soars to an all-time high 06-03-2013 08:30 AM

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  • World stocks high after Europe's Greek bailout package 28-10-2011 09:05 AM

    Asian markets extended their rally following global sentiments after Europe announced the Greek bailout package, which calmed nerves worldwide. ...
  • US stocks surge on European debt deal 27-10-2011 07:28 PM

    New York: Stocks are surging in early trading after European leaders agreed on a deal to slash Greece's debt. The US economy grew between July and September at its fastest rate in a year, and Dow Chemical Co became the latest big company to report stronger earnings. Global markets soared...
  • Wall St recovers, S&P 500 and Nasdaq up 4 pc 12-08-2011 12:04 AM

    New York: The S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose more than 4 per cent in afternoon trading on Thursday while the Dow added to gains, with energy and financial services companies among the strongest sectors. Solid results from Cisco and mildly encouraging US jobs data helped stocks recover from recent steep...
  • Dow plunges 519 pts on economy, Europe worries 11-08-2011 02:04 AM

    New York: Stocks are falling at the close of trading as investors' attention returns to the weak economy and Europe's debt problems. The Dow Jones industrial average is down 519, or 4.6 per cent, to 10,720. It's the third time in the last five trading days that the Dow lost...
  • Wall Street tumbles on French bank worry 10-08-2011 07:50 PM

    New York: US stocks fell sharply on Wednesday, wiping out most of the previous session's gains, on fears of tumult in the French banking sector, which has significant exposure to shaky European debt. US financial stocks led the decline on worries that any French bank problems could spread to them....
  • Dow rallies after Fed statement, up 429 points 10-08-2011 02:16 AM

    New York: Stocks are rising at the closing of trading after the Federal Reserve said it has discussed policy moves it can make to spur the economy. The Fed also said growth has been slower than expected. The Dow Jones industrial average is closing up 429 points, or 4 per...
  • Wall Street pares gains after Fed statement 09-08-2011 07:25 PM

    New York: Stocks pared gains and the Dow and S&P 500 briefly turned negative on Tuesday in volatile trading after the US Federal Reserve said the economy had weakened. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 60.43 points, or 0.56 per cent, at 10,870.28. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index...
  • Jobs report is good enough to calm Wall Street 06-08-2011 12:26 PM

    Washington: Better. The job market beat expectations, and the stock market managed a modest gain - not great, but good enough after a turbulent week. The nation added 117,000 jobs in July, the government said on Friday - far from what happens in a healthy economy, and only good for...
  • Wall Street crash: Americans upset with govt 06-08-2011 08:07 AM

    The Wall Street crash has triggered a lot of talk about debt ceilings, jobs and the economy. ...
  • Wall Street turns positive in volatile session 05-08-2011 11:20 PM

    New York: US stocks rose in volatile trade on Friday as investors saw a buying opportunity following the sharp sell-off that took the S&P 500 down 10 percent over the last 10 sessions. The stock market extended its rebound after Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said his country will introduce...
  • US markets worst hit in two years 05-08-2011 09:31 AM

    Wall Street is reeling after suffering its single worst day since the 2008 financial crisis. The Dow alone plummeted more than 500 points on Thursday. ...
  • US: Wall Street sees steepest fall since 2008 05-08-2011 07:40 AM

    New York: Investors fled Wall Street in the worst stock-market sell-off since the middle of the financial crisis in early 2009 in what has turned into a full-fledged correction. The Dow and the S&P tumbled more than 4 per cent on Thursday and the Nasdaq lost 5 per cent on...
  • Sensex opens 104 points higher 30-05-2011 10:11 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex extended gains for the third straight day by adding over 104 points in the opening trade today on sustained buying by funds. The 30-share index of the Bombay Stock Exchange, which had gained over 418 points in the previous two sessions, moved up further by...
  • Sensex falls 250 points; Nifty tumbles 15-03-2011 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: Indian equities slipped further again with the Sensex falling about 250 points following more cuts in European markets and US index futures, which indicating weak opening in US markets on Tuesday. The 50-share NSE Nifty tumbled 91 points to 5,440 at 14:55 hours on fears that radiation levels may...
  • US markets recover after opening in red 24-02-2009 11:24 PM

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