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US stocks rise on earnings, economic data NEW YORK CITY: US stocks rose on Friday on some strong earnings and confidence in loose monetary policy in the wake of mediocre economic data, pushing the S&P 500 to a new record.At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 61.07 (0.39 percent) to 15,570.28.The broad-based S&P 500 increased 7.70 (0.44 percent) to 1,759.77, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index tacked on 14.40 (0.37 percent) at 3,943.36.Friday's gains followed better-than-expected earnings from Amazon and Microsoft and solid results from Procter & Gamble and UPS.Amazon rocketed 9.5 percent and Microsoft rose 6.1 percent, while Procter slipped 0.8 percent for the day.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2013 ...

Wall St opens up, Nasdaq gains on tech results NEW YORK: US stocks opened modestly higher on Friday, with the Nasdaq outperforming on the back of strong results from companies such as Amazon and Microsoft. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 10.21 points, or 0.07 percent, at 15,519.42. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 3.10 points, or 0.18 percent, at 1,755.17. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 24.17 points, or 0.62 percent, at 3,953.13.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...
TSX mixed early as miners fall; banks, energy up TORONTO: Canada's main stock index see-sawed on either side of flat in early trade on Friday, with a slip among mining companies offset by gains for energy and financial stocks. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 8.90 points, or 0.07 percent, at 13,333.6541 shortly after opening down slightly.Copyright Reuters, 2013 ...
US stocks boosted by Microsoft, Amazon NEW YORK CITY: US stocks Friday opened higher as better-than-expected earnings reports from technology giants Microsoft and Amazon kept all three key indices in positive territory.Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 28.57 (0.18 percent) to 15,537.78.The broad-based S&P 500 increased 4.39 (0.25 percent) to 1,756.46, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 25.27 (0.64 percent) to 3,954.23.Both Amazon and Microsoft were up more than 6 percent on results released after the ...
TSX rises on resource stocks; Agnico Eagle jumps TORONTO: Canada's main stock index opened higher on Thursday, buoyed by strong gold mining stocks including Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd, which jumped 13 percent on estimate-beating quarterly results and a higher production forecast.The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 41.58 points, or 0.3 percent at 13,284.90 shortly after the open. Five of the index's 10 main groups were higher, with the materials group rising 2 percent.Copyright Reuters, 2013 ...
US stocks end lower on profit-taking, economic anxiety NEW YORK CITY: US stocks ended lower Wednesday, a decline that analysts attributed to a mix of profit-taking and a couple of prominent earnings disappointments.At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 54.33 points (0.35 percent) to 15,413.33.The broad-based S&P 500 slid 8.31 (0.47 percent) to 1,746.36, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index declined 22.49 (0.57 percent) to 3,907.07..Wednesday's losses came on the heels of a winning streak in recent days that has ...
US stocks lower on earnings, China concerns NEW YORK CITY: US stocks Wednesday opened lower on mixed earnings results and reports that an increase in bad loans in China could crimp investment in the world's second-biggest economy.Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 42.77 points (0.28 percent) at 15,424.89.The broad-based S&P 500 fell 5.69 (0.32 percent) to 1,748.98, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index gave up 20.52 (0.52 percent) at 3,909.05.Strong earnings reports from Boeing and Eli Lilly were ...

 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 18,096.90 0.58
Arrow Nasdaq 4,967.14 0.26
Arrow S&P 2,098.53 0.44
Arrow FTSE 6,919.24 0.44
Arrow DAX 11,390.38 0.98
Arrow CAC-40 4,917.35 0.99
Arrow Nikkei 18,703.60 0.59
Arrow H.Seng 24,465.38 0.96
Arrow Sensex 29,380.73 0.72







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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyDecember
Trade Balance $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $15.944 bln