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While you were sleeping: JPMorgan Chase delivers
Wall Street advanced, pushing the Dow and the S&P 500 higher, after JPMorgan Chase reported better-than-expected earnings and energy stocks rose with
While you were sleeping: Wall Street erases earlier gains
Wall Street fell, giving up earlier gains, as investors positioned themselves for the US corporate earnings season.
While you were sleeping: European stocks rise to record
European stocks rose, pushing a regional equity benchmark to a record high, after better-than-expected data from Germany and after Greece said it made
While you were sleeping: Fed divided on rates
Wall Street moved higher, while US Treasuries fell after Federal Reserve minutes from last month's meeting showed policy makers couldn't agree over wh
While you were sleeping: More cold water on US rates
Wall Street gained after a Federal Reserve official suggested policy makers should be "extraordinarily patient" in lifting interest rates.
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Summerset gains on 1Q sales
New Zealand shares rose, paced by Summerset Group Holdings after it posted record first quarter sales.
World Week Ahead: Dudley saves the day
Wall Street advanced, shrugging off earlier declines following Friday's disappointing US jobs report, after New York Fed President William Dudley sugg
While you were sleeping: US jobs disappoint
US equities slid after a private jobs report showed slower-than-expected growth, prompting concern that the economy might not be a strong as previousl
While you were sleeping: Stocks move lower
Wall Street moved lower, though it remained on track to post an advance for the first quarter of 2015, bolstered by a US economy that by and large con
While you were sleeping: Stocks rally amid deals
Equities rallied amid a flurry of corporate takeovers as well as comments from China's central bank governor that the government plans to bolster the
World Week Ahead: All about the economy
Investors will scrutinise the latest US jobs data this week, with private payrolls, weekly jobless claims and the government's official report at the
While you were sleeping: Middle East concern lifts oil
Oil rose while stocks fluctuated after Saudi Arabia and its Arab Gulf allies began air strikes on Yemen, bolstering concern about disruption of supply
While you were sleeping: US durable goods orders drop
Stocks on Wall Street and in Europe slid after an unexpected drop in US durable goods orders bolstered concern about the strong greenback and its impa
While you were sleeping: Data bolsters rate case
Wall Street moved lower as an unexpected gain in new home sales as well as solid data on inflation and manufacturing bolstered the case for the Federa
While you were sleeping: Mixed markets, weak dollar
Wall Street mostly moved higher, as the US dollar fell, amid expectations the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates more gradually than initially t
While you were sleeping: US dollar rebounds
Wall Street declined, while the US dollar regained its footing following Wednesday's tumble.
While you were sleeping: Wall Street rallies on Fed
Wall Street gained, erasing earlier losses, after US Federal Reserve policy makers flagged that they expect interest rates to rise at a slower pace wh
While you were sleeping: Wall Street falls as Fed gathers
Wall Street fell as US Federal Reserve policy makers began a two-day meeting that will offer fresh clues about the timing of an increase in interest r
While you were sleeping: Weak data quell rate rise fear
Wall Street advanced as weaker-than-expected data on US manufacturing and the housing industry bolstered hopes the Federal Reserve might affirm that i
While you were sleeping: Pressure eases on Fed
Wall Street gained after a surprise drop in US retail sales bolstered hope that Federal Reserve policy makers might not be in a rush to raise interest
While you were sleeping: Greenback extends rally
Wall Street seesawed as the US dollar continued its climb amid bets the Federal Reserve is gearing up to lift interest rates as early as June.
While you were sleeping: Eyes on US jobs, ECB
Wall Street fell after a softer-than-expected private jobs report and a decline in oil prices, while stocks in Europe gained ahead of a European Centr
While you were sleeping: Records fall on Wall Street
Wall Street rose, with the Dow touching a record high and the Nasdaq climbing above 5,000 for the first time in fifteen years amid optimism about the