US stocks fall after Russian war plane shot down

2015-11-24 19:12

US stocks have slipped in early trade, joining European markets in retreating following news that Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border.

Nike dividend hike, stock-split lifts US stocks

2015-11-20 18:43

Nike's announcement to hike its dividend and grant other shareholder benefits has helped lift US stocks as Wall Street looks to conclude on a high note.

US stocks flat as Walmart, Home Depot gain

2015-11-17 18:18

Wall Street stocks are little changed following better-than-expected earnings from retail giants Wal-Mart and Home Depot.

US shares sag despite huge beer merger

2015-11-11 20:09

Brewer AB InBev's massive $121bn takeover of rival SABMiller and Alibaba's record "Singles Day" sales have failed to hold up US shares in early trade.

US stocks open lower

2015-11-09 17:59

US stocks have opened lower after notching a sixth straight week of gains, with online travel giant Priceline sinking after issuing an unexpected warning on fourth-quarter earnings.

US stocks flat as jobs growth modest

2015-11-04 19:02

Wall Street stocks are battling to eke out gains as a two-day rally began to ebb following a report showing modest US private-sector job growth in October.

European shares pare losses

2015-11-02 12:35

European shares have reduced losses by mid morning, with Greece shares outperforming as investors welcomed the outcome of ECB stress tests on its four main banks.

US stocks dip on mixed earnings, IBM dives

2015-10-20 20:43

US stocks have dipped following a trove of mixed earnings, including a disappointing report from IBM that sent its shares tumbling.

European stocks close mixed

2015-10-19 18:58

Europe's main stock markets have closed mixed on Chinese stimulus hopes following news that China's economy grew in the third quarter at its slowest pace for six years.

European shares hit 5-week high

2015-10-19 12:22

European shares have hit a five-week high, helped by positive news on names like Metro and Deutsche Bank and as better-than-predicted Chinese growth data improved sentiment.


US stocks up as Pfizer, Allergan merger in focus

2015-11-23 18:32

US stocks edged mostly higher in early trade, with a record-breaking $160bn drug merger deal between Pfizer and Ireland-based Allergan drawing attention.

US stocks fluctuate on Wall Street opening

2015-11-19 19:31

US stocks have struggled to add to the biggest rally in nearly a month, as a profit warning from UnitedHealth Group jolted the health-care sector.

US stocks flat after Paris attacks

2015-11-16 16:57

Wall Street stocks opened nearly flat on Monday as markets steeled themselves following the Paris terrorist attacks.

Apple hit on sales worries as US shares edge lower

2015-11-10 18:46

Wall Street has extended losses in early trade, with Apple shares pressing lower on a report suggesting iPhone 6s sales are weaker than hoped.

Some expect pause as US stocks continue to rise

2015-11-08 11:22

The rising odds of higher interest rates will challenge the durability of the US stocks rally, warns analysts.

US stocks up ahead of Disney results, jobs report

2015-11-02 17:00

US stocks have opened higher at the start of a news-jammed week that includes earnings from Disney and the October jobs report.

Rugby-World Cup winner poised for stock market gains

2015-10-30 20:00

Either Australia or New Zealand could be on course for a stock market rally next week depending on which of their rugby teams are crowned World Cup champions.

European shares slip as commodity stocks extend losses

2015-10-20 12:12

European shares have fallen, with mining and energy stocks extending losses in the wake of weak data this week from China, the world's second-biggest economy.

US stocks fall on China data, earnings

2015-10-19 15:56

US stocks have opened lower following weak Chinese economic data and disappointing earnings from Morgan Stanley and some other companies.

US stocks rally buoyed by GE earnings

2015-10-16 18:23

US stocks have continued to rally in early trade buoyed by forecast-beating earnings at industrial heavyweight General Electric.

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