|Day's Range||13,196.56 - 13,351.09|
|52 Week Range||11,425.14 - 13,525.56|
Losses by industrial and energy companies helped pull U.S. stocks lower in afternoon trading Tuesday. The slide erased some of the gains from a broad rally earlier in the day that sent the Dow Jones industrial average past the 26,000-point threshold for the first time. Health care stocks were among the gainers as investors sized up the latest company earnings and deal news.
European stocks end higher Tuesday, with a slide in the euro giving a lift to exporters. Gains for auto makers and German fashion house Hugo Boss AG also helped drive the Stoxx Europe 600 index higher....
DAXis under pressure due to the hawkish ECB minutes that have indicated that the QE might be brought to a close by the end of the year
The DAX has been under pressure due to the hawkish ECB minutes which indicate the conclusion of the QE by the end of this year
The German index fell during the week, but towards the end of the week we started see buyers get involved and bounce the market a bit. Ultimately, the €13,500 level above is massively resistive, but eventually I think we will break out to the upside.
Rising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory on Friday, as the market's fabulous start to 2018 carried through its second week. Interest rates also climbed after a report showed ...
European stocks edged higher Friday, with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and industrial names advancing, but gains were held in check by a surging euro on the back of a breakthrough in German government-coalition ...
European stocks closed in positive territory on Friday, as investors digested new earnings, data and a political breakthrough in Germany.
Record high world stocks headed for an eighth straight week of gains on Friday, while the euro sailed to a three-year high as progress on forming a German government added to signs the ECB may accelerate an end to its stimulus. With dollar traders still dazed by the euro's gains over the last 24 hours, the main focus is set to be consumer price inflation data due at 1330 GMT that will further feed the debate on the pace of Fed rate hikes this year. "This bull market is highly related to the fact we are facing good growth, low inflation and soft monetary policy normalisation," said Jeanne Asseraf Bitton, head of cross-asset research at Lyxor Asset Management.
From Jill Mislinski: All eight indexes on our world watch list have posted gains through the first week of 2018. The top performer is Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 with a gain of 4.17%, followed by Germany’s DAXK with a gain of… Read more ›
World stocks scaled fresh peaks on Friday while the euro hit a three-year high and Bund yields rose as progress on forming a German government gave fresh impetus to a bond market sell-off triggered by signs the ECB may accelerate an end to its stimulus. MSCI's broadest gauge of the world's stock markets hit yet another record high and was on track to rise for its eighth of the nine business days so far this year -- for a total increase of 3.5 percent.
European stocks finished at their lowest in a week Thursday, as investors considered a signal from the European Central Bank that it’s positioning for a more hawkish view on monetary policy.
HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stocks markets are higher after Wall Street's latest record close. Japan's Nikkei 225 recovered from early losses to gain 0.1 percent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng and the Shanghai Composite index also advanced.
Trade Balance numbers will come from China tomorrow, along with CPI from the United States. Global equities have been cautious.
European stock markets are narrowly mixed, with the FTSE 100 outperforming again and up a modest 0.09% as the pound continued to retreat. The DAX meanwhile is lower after Asian markets mostly headed south amid concerns of overbought conditions and investors moved back into yields after Wednesday’s sell off. The Italian MIB outperformed and managed to rise after Thursday’s bond auction got out of the way and U.S. stock futures are moving higher, as are S&P/TSX 60 futures despite reports that Canadian official see increased odds that the Trump administration will leave Nafta.
The euro hit a fresh three-year high on Monday as optimism around growth buoyed expectations of tighter policy from central banks, while the chance of a pro-European coalition in Germany also boosted confidence in the continent. As Sonia Legg reports, Asian shares also hit historic highs as most US markets were closed for a national holiday after last week's extended record-breaking run on Wall Street.