New York Stock Exchange

  • Twitter shares dazzle on IPO day, stock soars 73% to close at $44.90 08-11-2013 06:40 AM

    New York: Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time on Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 per cent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street's lofty hopes. By the closing bell, the social network that reinvented global communication...
  • Twitter places IPO price at $26 a share, set to raise $1.8 billion 07-11-2013 06:57 AM

    New York: Twitter has set a price of $26 for its initial public offering of stock, which means the company's shares can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange. The price values Twitter at more than $18 billion based on its outstanding stock, options and restricted stock that'll...
  • Aiming to avoid Facebook chaos, NYSE runs Twitter IPO test 27-10-2013 11:18 AM

    New York: The New York Stock Exchange on Saturday did a test run of Twitter's highly anticipated market debut, as it seeks to avoid the types of problems that plagued Facebook's initial public offering on rival Nasdaq. The Big Board, run by NYSE Euronext, regularly does systems testing on the...
  • NYSE to hold 'dry run' for Twitter IPO 19-10-2013 12:32 PM

    New York: The New York Stock Exchange isn't taking any chances with Twitter's initial public offering. The Big Board said it would allow trading firms to conduct a dry run of their systems to prepare for Twitter's IPO. The exchange seems to want to avoid the technical problems that marred...
  • Wall Street jumps; Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs 12-07-2013 08:50 AM

    New York: The S&P 500 index and the Dow industrials closed on Thursday at record highs, a day after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the US central bank will keep a loose monetary policy for some time to lower the unemployment rate. Bernanke said after the market's close on...
  • Tata Communications to delist from NYSE 15-05-2013 05:45 PM

    Tata Communications Ltd said on Wednesday it will delist from the New York Stock Exchange and terminate its American Depositary Receipts (ADR) programme. "Our decision to delist, deregister and terminate our ADR program was the result of several factors, including the fact that our ADR program had not developed the...
  • ICE to buy New York Stock Exchange Euronext for $8.2 bn 21-12-2012 01:53 PM

    New York: In October, Jeff Sprecher, chief executive of upstart IntercontinentalExchange, approached NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer with a modest proposal to team up on clearing trades in London. As the men continued talking, Sprecher grew bolder, instead suggesting that ICE buy NYSE in what became an $8.2 billion deal...
  • Frankenstorm!

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    The megastorm Sandy, demoted from the position of hurricane, has been ravaging the East Coast of the US for the last three days. As of...

  • US: Airports and stock exchange reopen; New Jersey devastated 31-10-2012 08:29 PM

    New York: Two major airports reopened and the floor of the New York Stock Exchange came back to life Wednesday, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen rushed to rescue flood victims and fires still raged two days after Superstorm Sandy. For the first time since the storm...
  • NY's post-Sandy divide: Those with power and those without 31-10-2012 06:40 PM

    New York: Sandy split New York City in two. The massive storm left people damp, miserable and in the dark in the lower part of the city. Yet in much of the rest of Manhattan, life was almost normal, albeit without some of the usual urban comforts. Almost every street...
  • US stock markets to reopen on Wednesday after storm 31-10-2012 08:15 AM

    New York: Major US stock exchanges expect to reopen on Wednesday after Sandy, the worst storm to hit New York in nearly 75 years, closed trading for two days. NYSE Euronext said the New York Stock Exchange would open as usual, although it was prepared to switch to fully electronic...
  • Hurricane Sandy closes NYSE trading floor on Monday 29-10-2012 07:18 AM

    New York: The New York Stock Exchange will close its trading floor Monday as Hurricane Sandy barrels its way up the Northeast, but Big Board trading will continue electronically. NYSE Euronext said Sunday it is putting in place its contingency plans beginning Monday and will announce later when the trading...
  • US: Anti-Wall Street protests spread nationwide 04-10-2011 02:55 AM

    New York: Protests against Wall Street spread across the country on Monday as demonstrators marched on Federal Reserve banks and camped out in parks from Los Angeles to Portland, Maine, in a show of anger over the wobbly economy and what they see as corporate greed. In Manhattan, hundreds of...
  • Beaten-down Wall Street slammed by recession fears 19-08-2011 07:34 AM

    New York: Rising fears of another recession hammered US stocks on Thursday, sending major averages sharply lower in a return to the extreme fluctuations investors endured a week ago. New worries about the health of European banks set the tone before the market's open, and a dismal report on regional...
  • Wild week on Wall Street ends with subdued gains 13-08-2011 08:06 AM

    Washington: After one of the most volatile weeks in memory, US stocks ended higher on Friday in a tentative sign that the worst of the selling may be over. Volume was much lighter than on any other day of the week and intraday swings were far less violent than in...
  • NASDAQ, DOW tumble after S&P downgrade of US 08-08-2011 07:08 PM

    New York: US stocks are tumbling amid a rout in global markets after Standard & Poor's downgraded the US credit rating for the first time. It cut the long-term debt rating for the US by one notch late Friday. The downgrade wasn't unexpected, but it comes when investors are already...
  • Wall Street closes worst week since 2008 06-08-2011 07:45 AM

    New York: Stocks closed out their worst week in more than two years on Friday in a volatile session that saw the major indexes whip back and forth before the S&P 500 ended down less than a point. More than 15.9 billion shares or more than twice the daily average...
  • In reminder of '90s, LinkedIn has big first day 20-05-2011 11:38 AM

    San Francisco: There was an unmistakable echo of the dot-com boom Thursday on Wall Street. LinkedIn, a trailblazer in the online networking craze, went public with a roaring stock offering. Within minutes, shares were trading at twice the value set by the company. Buyers crowded the floor of the New...
  • Boeing CEO total 2010 compensation $ 19.7 mn 19-03-2011 08:37 AM

    Chicago: Boeing Co Chief Executive James McNerney's compensation was valued at $19.7 million in 2010, up 1.5 per cent from the previous year, as Boeing saw a rebound in commercial airplane orders, Boeing said in its proxy filing on Friday. The figure includes McNerney's salary, bonuses, stock and options award...