Stock markets continued to march higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 Index closing just 0.3 per cent shy of its record high, and the technology-rich Nasdaq Composite Index closing at the highest level since March of 2000. 228 more words
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Toronto’s benchmark equity index is basically flat in mid-day trading Wednesday, with health care the only sector that is up by more than one per cent. 287 more words
Energy shares were weaker Tuesday as oil prices dropped after the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) reduced its forecast for global oil demand this year, and the U.S. 315 more words
Corporate Canada’s second-quarter earnings season looks pretty impressive with better-than-expected results across the board with nearly 70% of S&P/TSX composite index companies having reported.
Eight of the TSX’s 10 sectors have beat analysts’ forecasts, coming in higher by an average of 5.2%. 219 more words
Stock market indexes are up across the board in early afternoon trading Friday, despite today’s U.S. air strikes against Islamic militants in Iraq and renewed hostilities in Gaza. 353 more words
Stock market indexes have given up early gains and are in the red again Thursday afternoon, continuing a pullback that began a week ago.
In New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down about 34 points to 16,409.34 as of 2:10 p.m. 308 more words
Stock markets are awash in a sea of red at mid-day Tuesday, with all the major indexes in negative territory as second-quarter earnings season approaches. 214 more words