Muscat Securities Market (MSM) general index (30) today added 82.39 points, comprising a rise by 1.47% to close at 5,692.36 points, compared to the last session, which stood at 5,609.97 points.
The trading value today stood at Omani Riyal (RO) 7,957,255, comprising a rise by 214.26% compared to the last session, which stood at RO 2,532,028. The market value…Read more
The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) indices showed mixed performance at the close of trading on Sunday amid purchases by institutions and foreign investment funds and sales by local and Arab investors.
The market capital won about EGP 100 million to hit EGP 419.3 billion, after transactions of EGP 500.6 million.
The benchmark EGX 30 index rose 0.82 percent reaching 8,436.82…Read more
The roughly month-long corporate earnings announcement season that kicks off on Wall Street next week coincides with the final, most intense stretch of the US presidential campaign.
If a particularly strong or weak batch of earnings were to tip the market in one direction, stocks could help determine investors’ mood heading into voting booths on Nov. 8.
Strategists in a…Read more
The Spanish stock market index Ibex-35 rose 0.11 percent on Wednesday to close at 8,778.30 points, up from the 8,769 points of Tuesday.
On Wednesday session, Caixabank shares led rises climbing 3.17 percent, followed by Banco Popular, Mapfre, BBVA, Bankia and Banco Sabadell that rose 2.45 percent, 2.18 percent, 2 percent, 1.91 percent and 1.67 percent respectively.
On the other…Read more
FTSE 100 Index, British benchmark stock market gauge, Wednesday decreases by 0.58 percent, or 41.09 points, to 7,033.25 points.
Share price of Tesco increased by 9.75 percent, topped the gainers of the blue chips. Marks & Spencer Group, Anglo American, Barclays and Standard Chartered increased by 2.68 percent, 2.50 percent, 1.89 percent and 1.82 percent respectively.
Polymetal International led the…Read more
U.S. stocks ticked up Wednesday, as investors cheered over a strong rebound in oil prices amid generally upbeat economic reports.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 112.58 points, or 0.62 percent, to 18,281.03. The S&P 500 gained 9.24 points, or 0.43 percent, to 2,159.73. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 26.36 points, or 0.50 percent, to 5,316.02.
Oil prices posted…Read more
Canada's main stock market ended a three-day losing slump on Wednesday as crude oil prices reached its highest level in three months.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard & Poor's/TSX Composite Index rose 89.57 points, or 0.62 percent, to close at 14,610.58 points. Six of the ten sub-sectors in the index advanced on the day.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration…Read more
Tokyo stocks ended higher Thursday for the fourth consecutive day as the yen's retreat against the U.S. dollar following upbeat U.S. non-manufacturing data and a rebound in oil prices bolstered market confidence.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 79.86 points, or 0.47 percent, from Wednesday to close at 16,899.10.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the…Read more
U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Thursday, as investors were awaiting the country' s non-farm payroll report due out later this week.
Traders will keep a close eye on Friday's non-farm jobs report this week for more clues on the central bank's next move.
In the previous session, U.S. private sector employment increased by 154,000 jobs from August to September,…Read more
U.S. stocks fell in the morning session on Thursday, as investors were awaiting the country's nonfarm payroll report due out Friday.
At midday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 79.88 points, or 0.44 percent, to 18,201.15. The S&P 500 erased 5.67 points, or 0.26 percent, to 2,154.06. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 26.45 points, or 0.50 percent, to 5,289.57.…Read more