US stocks gain on hopes for China trade deal

2019-10-26 11:30

Wall Street stocks advanced following upbeat comments from US trade officials about China trade talks while investors digested mostly solid corporate earnings.

Wall Street ends banner January as growth worries dog European stocks

2019-02-01 09:43

Wall Street stocks finished a banner month on a mostly positive note on optimism over US-China trade relations, while European bourses were pressured following tepid economic data.

US stocks little changed after media industry earnings

2018-08-09 17:27

Wall Street stocks have treaded water in early trade as second-quarter earnings season moved further into the home stretch with a flurry of media industry reports.

JSE tracks global markets higher on improved Wall Street data

2018-07-24 19:47

Global markets rose on Tuesday following upbeat earnings from Wall Street and improved investor appetite lifted stocks.

Cloud firm Dropbox surges in Wall St debut

2018-03-25 15:40

Dropbox shares have surged as the cloud data storage firm made its Wall Street debut following a public offering raising some $750m.

Tokyo stocks open higher after Wall Street gains

2018-02-26 07:09

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, supported by big gains on Wall Street last week as fears of accelerated US interest rate increases abated.

US stocks surge to fresh records

2017-10-22 13:39

Wall Street stocks have surged to fresh records and have boosted other equity markets after US lawmakers took a key step toward enacting tax reforms.

US stocks flat ahead of House health vote

2017-05-04 17:46

Wall Street stocks have been flat in early trade ahead of an expected US congressional vote on health care seen as a proxy for President Donald Trump's agenda.

US stocks rise on strong jobs report

2016-07-08 17:30

Wall Street stocks have risen after the US jobs report has shown hiring rebounded in June after a very weak performance in May.

US stocks dip on data, weak retail earnings

2016-03-03 19:42

Wall Street stocks have dropped in early trade, as US data show a modestly slowing service-sector activity and Costco and Kroger report disappointing sales.


Wall Street sinks on fears for trade, global growth

2019-02-08 08:25

US stocks have suffered their biggest losses in more than two weeks as slashed European growth forecasts and warnings on the US-China trade dispute sent Wall Street into the red.

US stocks close sharply lower as global growth fears spur sell-off

2018-12-16 08:39

US stocks sold off to close the week down sharply, with fears of slowing global growth pushing all three major Wall Street indices down about 2%.

Markets underwhelmed by US growth surge

2018-07-29 08:07

Wall Street has wavered despite data showing the US economy expanded at the fastest annual growth rate in almost four years.

Global stocks pressured by US, China tariff announcements

2018-06-17 11:14

Revived trade war fears have weighed on US and European bourses following tit-for-tat tariff announcements by the United States and China.

Wall Street tumbles amid trade war concerns

2018-03-25 15:36

Wall Street has taken another tumble in the two days since President Donald Trump had launched a high-stakes trade confrontation with China.

US stocks close week higher as rate hike fears abate

2018-02-25 11:52

Technology and petroleum-linked shares have been among the standouts as US stocks rose solidly to finish a choppy week on a positive note.

US stocks little changed as Trump, Kim exchange threats

2017-09-24 11:00

Investors weigh how seriously to take increasingly heated rhetoric between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-Un.

As Wall Street surges, more are worried about valuation

2017-03-05 13:17

The US stock market's surge since the election has reignited a debate on valuation and whether the market can go higher still after hitting some significant milestones.

US growth worries cloud global stock markets

2016-05-01 11:04

Traders have dumped retail US stocks after a weak report on American consumer spending added to worries about the strength of the economy.

US stocks end sharply lower on oil, China fears

2016-01-17 12:30

Wall St stocks have finished decisively lower following a bruising session dominated by worries about tumbling oil prices and the slowing Chinese economy.

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