Most Asia markets track Wall St record as Biden signs stimulus
Asian markets mostly rose Friday following more records in New York and Wall Street after Joe Biden finally signed his enormous stimulus into law, while fears over inflation and a possible interest rate hike subsided for now.
Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed
The head of Peru's Congress called Saturday night for the "immediate resignation" of interim president Manuel Merino after a violent crackdown on protests against his new government left at least three dead and 13 injured. Thousands have taken to the streets in days of protests against Merino following the ouster of his popular predecessor Martin…
Wall Street poised to end 2018 in the red after topsy-turvy year
The US stock market was on the brink of the worst year since the global financial crisis with a year-end collapse that also raised doubts about prospects for 2019. Ending in the red after Monday's final session of 2018, did not appear in the cards in the first weeks of the year, when Wall Street…
Asian markets fall in line with Wall Street as tech firms take a hit
Asian markets mostly fell Friday as investors struggled to maintain the previous day's positive momentum following losses on Wall Street, with technology firms tracking a sharp fall in Apple. While worries about the Syrian crisis and a potential China-US trade war keep dealers on edge, focus has for now moved to the corporate arena as…
Tokyo stocks open higher after Wall Street gains
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, buoyed by investor relief over continued gains on Wall Street last week.
Wall Street slumps on weak tech, energy shares
Weakness in energy equities and technology giants Apple and Facebook pushed US stocks lower Friday, cutting into the gains of the prior two sessions.
Apple leads rebound on Wall Street
Wall Street rose on Wednesday as Apple surged to its highest this year, rising for the third day in a row in contrast to the oscillation in the stock market.
Wall Street inches up as Fed may hold off on rates
United States stocks edged higher on Tuesday as economic data bolstered views the Federal Reserve may decide against raising interest rates in the near term.The S&P financial index.
Wall Street closes down as Nike's gains stand out
Wall Street stocks ended the day in negative territory on Friday, putting the major indices down for the week as oil stocks joined Wal-Mart Stores in retreating from recent gains.