November 04, 2021 | 15:57
Markets rose Thursday to track another record on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve said it would this month start tapering its pandemic support programme but would be patient in hiking interest rates as the economy continues to recover.
October 26, 2021 | 11:02
Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday following fresh records on Wall Street, with healthy corporate earnings overshadowing ongoing concerns about inflation, while progress in Washington on Joe Biden's big-spending economic plans also provided support.
August 17, 2021 | 15:15
Asian markets were broadly down Tuesday as investors weighed record gains on Wall Street against fears the resurgent Delta coronavirus variant may put the brakes on the global economic recovery.
May 10, 2021 | 16:04
Markets were mixed in Asia on Monday following a record close on Wall Street as a well-below-forecast US jobs report eased inflation concerns, while oil prices rose after a crucial US pipeline was put out of action by a cyber attack.
March 29, 2021 | 15:31
Asian markets were mixed Monday as traders struggled to maintain a morning rally following a record-breaking lead from Wall Street, while oil prices dropped on news of progress in shifting a cargo ship blocking the Suez Canal.
January 21, 2021 | 09:59
Wall Street hit new records and stock markets across the globe climbed after US President Joe Biden took office on Wednesday, with traders joyful over his plan to inject even more stimulus into the world's largest economy.
October 30, 2020 | 11:01
Asian markets suffered further losses Friday as investors were spooked by soaring virus cases in Europe and the United States that have forced fresh lockdowns, while uncertainty ahead of next week's US election was also dampening sentiment.
August 26, 2020 | 11:26
Wall Street continued marching higher on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 posting their third consecutive record highs even as the Dow lost ground in volatile August trading.
July 13, 2020 | 08:49
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, extending rallies on Wall Street on fresh hopes for coronavirus treatments.
June 10, 2020 | 08:57
NEW YORK: The Nasdaq powered to its second straight daily record on Tuesday (Jun 9) but elsewhere on Wall Street stocks retreated, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closing lower.
June 04, 2020 | 09:04
NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks surged on Wednesday (Jun 3), again betting on an economic rebound in the United States following coronavirus shutdowns and shrugging off rising tensions with China.
May 19, 2020 | 15:19
Vietnamese shares followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday morning amid hopes that the global economy would soon recover thanks to a successful experiment of an anti-viral vaccine.
December 31, 2019 | 09:46
European stock markets were lower on Monday (Dec 30), taking their lead from softer prices on Wall Street, as investors wound down and took profits at the end of year.
December 24, 2019 | 08:57
Wall Street stocks finished at records again on Monday (Dec 23), with an executive shakeup at Boeing lifting the Dow, as a holiday-shortened week opened with a flourish.
December 06, 2019 | 09:24
Saudi Aramco on Thursday (Dec 5) priced its long-awaited IPO at the high end of the target range, raising US$25.6 billion and giving the energy giant a valuation of US$1.7 trillion in the world's biggest stock sale.