|Day's range||22,381.01 - 22,567.20|
|52-week range||16,111.81 - 23,382.15|
U.S. stocks are on track for more records Friday as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period. The CEO of Macy's said Black Friday sales are going well. Energy companies rose ...
The MSCI World Index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, rose 0.1 percent and is set for gains of more than 1 percent this week. Its climb was underpinned by gains in Europe and Asia. Along with surveys this week that showed Europe's services and manufacturing industries outshining the most optimistic forecasts in Reuters polls, the growing prospect of a grand coalition in Germany boosted sentiment around European equities.
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mostly higher Friday after more upbeat economic data in Europe, though trading was still subdued due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Investors were monitoring Chinese shares, which stabilized after an early tumble.
Asian markets were mixed in Friday trade as Chinese equities edged up on the back of steep declines seen in the last session.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with investor expectations that the Fed will soon raise interest rates for a third time next month. Japan was closed on a holiday.
The dollar fell on Wednesday to its lowest level since October against a basket of major currencies, marking its worst one-day performance in five months. The release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting, weak U.S. data and technical trading aligned to send the dollar tumbling against both safe-haven and risky currencies. The dollar plumbed its lows of the day after the release of the Fed's November meeting minutes showed policymakers were concerned about inflation, which has remained subdued.
Japanese equity markets (EWJ) broke their nine-week gaining streak with the Nikkei 225 (JPXN) posting a weekly loss of 1.3% for the week ending November 17.
On November 22, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.59% and closed the day at 3,430.46. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 2.0% on November 21.
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday after Wall Street hit new highs and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index closed above the 30,000 level for the first time in over 10 years. Trading was slowing, however, ahead of the two-day U.S. break for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite all notched fresh records Tuesday, as shares of Apple and other technology companies pushed stocks higher.
Asia markets traded higher across the board, taking cues from Wall Street overnight, while the U.S. dollar fell against a basket of currencies.
Asian stocks headed for a record close for the second time this month as the regional benchmark gauge surpassed its 2007 peak, led by energy and industrial stocks after U.S. equities continued their bounce ...
Asian stock futures signaled gains for the region’s shares on Wednesday after the S&P 500 Index reached a fresh record high. The Mexican peso climbed after a report of progress in negotiations over the ...
Asian stocks climbed to a record, buoyed by fresh all-time highs for U.S. equities with investors energized by the outlook for profits and tax reform.
Major world equity markets rallied and government bond yields fell on Tuesday as strong corporate profits, steady global growth and low inflation provide scant alternatives for investors outside of stocks. ...
Asia markets rose on Tuesday, following a lead from Wall Street, while the dollar lost some of its strength against a basket of currencies.
Asian shares edged mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street regained lost ground overnight amid subdued trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 1 percent ...
Asian stocks were headed for a rally as a drop in the yen may buoy Japanese equities and as U.S. shares nudged higher in a holiday-shorted week with traders putting on hold concerns about U.S. tax reforms ...
On November 20, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.28% and closed the day at 3,392.40. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) fell 0.16% on November 17.