U.S. stocks ended lower after wavering in a tight range Monday, as Wall Street digested economic data for more indications on the country's economy health.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 54.30 points, or 0.30 percent, to 18,253.85. The S&P 500 lost 7.07 points, or 0.33 percent, to 2,161.20. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 11.13 points, or 0.21 percent,…Read more
Tokyo stocks closed higher Tuesday as upbeat manufacturing data released overnight in the United States saw the yen retreat against the dollar and sent exporters shares here higher, while underpinning broader sentiment.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 136.98 points, or 0.83 percent, from Monday to close the day at 16,735.65.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues…Read more
US stocks closed lower on Monday, the first trading day of the fourth quarter, as investors digested key economic news and kept an eye on oil prices.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 54.30 points, or 0.30%, to close at 18,253.85, with Travelers Companies leading decliners and DuPont the top advancer. The S&P 500 fell 7.07 points, or 0.33%, to…Read more
Tokyo stocks edged higher Tuesday as the yen's fall against the US dollar sparked a rise in export-related issues following upbeat US ISM manufacturing data released overnight.Stock Exchange finished 9.49 points, or 0.71%, higher at 1,340.21.
The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 rose by 0.7% to reach 11995.32 points.
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The Pakistan Stock Exchange Ltd. has received interest from the Shanghai Stock Exchange and other foreign companies about buying a stake of up to 40 percent, its managing director said.
The Pakistani bourse has been searching for a strategic investor as the final part of its demutualization plans, and in July invited companies to express interest in buying a stake. …Read more
Gulf stock markets were weak on Monday as Saudi Arabia swung widely, hit by plans for reforms to the telecommunications industry, but Egypt rose sharply on hopes that its International Monetary Fund loan would be finalized soon.
Tadawul All-Share Index fell more than 2 percent at one stage as Saudi Telecom tumbled as much as 8.5 percent after the government…Read more
The Russian ruble hit its highest against the dollar this year and Moscow-listed stocks rose on Monday as Brent crude held above $50 a barrel, supported by a planned production cut by oil exporters’ club OPEC.
At 1015 GMT, the ruble was 0.7 percent stronger against the dollar at 62.34 and had gained 0.9 percent to trade at 70.05 versus…Read more
The pound slumped to a 31-year low against the dollar Tuesday on concerns over the timing of Britain's planned exit from the European Union, according to traders.
Britain's currency also struck a fresh three-year low point against the euro, while the drops helped pushed London's benchmark FTSE 100 stocks index up to a 16-month high beyond 7,000 points at the…Read more
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) recorded gains in Monday's early trading supported by purchases by local institutions and investment funds.
The bourse gained EGP 5.3 billion in today's early trading as the market capital rose to 410.1 billion pounds, compared with 404.8 billion pound at Sunday's closure.
The EGX 30 benchmark index jumped by 2.34 percent to stand at 8065.71 points.…Read more
Saudi Arabia’s stock market plunged to its lowest close since March 2011 on Sunday because of fears the government could introduce more austerity measures to curb a big budget deficit caused by low oil prices.
Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul All-Share Index edged up in early trade but fell steadily through the afternoon to close 3.1 percent lower at 5,448 points in…Read more