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US stocks open mixed after Tuesday's surge NEW YORK: US stocks were mixed in opening trade Wednesday after Tuesday's one percent-plus gains, with trade tempered by Apple's fall in profits and a poor read on durable goods orders in March.Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 21.81 points (0.15 percent) at 14,741.27.The broad-based S&P 500 added 2.26 (0.14 percent) to 1,581.04, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index lost 1.64 (0.05 percent) to 3,267.69. Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2013 ...

TSX steady as lackluster data, earnings drag TORONTO: Canada's main stock index closed little changed on Tuesday as sluggish economic data from China, Germany and the United States revived concerns about the global recovery.Lackluster earnings reports from some Canadian companies also weighed down investor sentiment.The latest Purchasing Managers' Indexes for the euro area showed business activity in Germany shrank for the first time in five months in April, while China's April HSBC flash PMI fell. Also, US manufacturing grew at its most ...
Shares up, euro dips on rate cut hopes, earnings NEW YORK: Global equities markets rose on Tuesday, recovering from a brief tumble on a false report of explosions at the White house, while the euro dipped as weak economic data from Germany raised hopes the European Central Bank may further ease monetary policy.Shortly after 1 p.m. ET (1700 GMT) markets for stocks, bonds, oil, gold and commodities were briefly roiled following an Associated Press tweet, quickly shot down as bogus, reporting two explosions at ...
Wall St cuts gains, then bounces back after bogus tweet NEW YORK: US stocks sharply cut gains before bouncing back on Tuesday following a "bogus" Associated Press report about explosions at the White House.The benchmark S&P 500 dropped 14 points to as low as 1,563.03 before recovering, all in about five seconds. An AP tweet, which an AP spokesman said was "bogus," had said there were two explosions at the White House."We see this every time this type of news comes out: liquidity evaporates quickly. ...
US stocks gain on solid earnings reports NEW YORK: US stocks finished up more than one percent Tuesday despite a two-minute mini-crash due to a false AP news tweet, with good earnings results from DuPont, Travelers and Netflix.At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 152.29 (1.04 percent) at 14,719.46.The broad-based S&P 500 added 16.28 (1.04 percent) at 1,578.78, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 35.78 (1.11 percent) to 3,269.33.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2013 ...
US stocks bounce back after last week's losses NEW YORK: US stocks moved higher Monday amid mixed earnings reports, bouncing back after last week's losses.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 19.66 (0.14 percent) to 14,567.17. The broad-based S&P 500 added 7.25 (0.47 percent) to 1,562.50, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 27.50 (0.86 percent) to 3,233.55. Some analysts said stocks were poised to rally after the major indexes last week lost more than 2 percent amid mediocre corporate earnings.Monday's gains came despite ...
Wall St gains on earnings, tech helps Nasdaq NEW YORK: US stocks mostly rose on Monday, reversing earlier declines on strength in technology shares, while the energy and material sectors advanced on encouraging results.Caterpillar Inc and Halliburton ranked among the S&P 500's biggest gainers after reporting results. Caterpillar was pressured early in the session after cutting its 2013 outlook, but rebounded after the company's chief executive said the mining sector had hit a bottom. Caterpillar's stock gained 2.6 percent to $82.55.Halliburton, the oil ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,685.73 0.01
Arrow Nasdaq 4,675.71 0.57
Arrow S&P 2,048.72 0.15
Arrow FTSE 6,696.60 1.19
Arrow DAX 9,472.80 0.17
Arrow CAC-40 4,266.19 0.09
Arrow Nikkei 17,288.75 0.32
Arrow H.Seng 23,373.31 0.66
Arrow Sensex 28,032.85 0.46

Banking Review 2013

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln