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Wall St off in choppy trading after soft data NEW YORK: US stocks fell in choppy, tight-range trading on Wednesday, with indexes reacting to moves in currency markets and to a gauge of industrial orders that unexpectedly fell last month.A drop in durable goods orders pushed the dollar index lower , giving initial support to equities as it eases fears that the rally in the U.S. currency will hurt corporate earnings. However, with valuations stretched as stock indexes trade near record highs, weak economic data is not welcome."The dollar strength can sap earnings growth, but if you continue to see soft economic data here, a confirmation of decelerating growth, that will certainly affect the market," said Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Stifel, Nicolaus & Co in Florham Park, New Jersey.He said, with the S&P 500's forward price-to-earnings ratio above 17 and at its highest since late 2007, "you have to torture the numbers to make a bull case at ...

Wall St, dollar slip on US growth worries NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks and the dollar slipped on Wednesday as government data signaled the U.S. economic expansion was slowing, while gains in the euro prompted a pullback in European stock markets.A modest lift at the opening bell for U.S. stocks on news of a deal between Kraft Foods and Heinz Co to create North America's third-largest food company failed to hold, with stocks fading after data showed unexpectedly weak U.S. durable goods orders.The ...
Wall Street mixed; Kraft jumps 32pc on Heinz merger NEW YORK: Blue chips and tech stocks sagged after solid opening gains on Wall Street Wednesday, but shares in Kraft Foods soared 32 percent on the announcement of its merger with Heinz. About 50 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 28.22 points (0.16 percent) at 17,982.92The broad-based S&P 500 was barely up by 0.49 point (0.02 percent) at 2,091.99, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index fell 21.73 (0.44 percent) to 4,973.00.Kraft ...
TSX rises with resource stocks as commodity prices gain TORONTO: Canada's main stock index rose higher on Wednesday as a weaker U.S. dollar helped fuel gains in commodity prices, pushing up shares in the energy and gold-mining sectors.Recent weakness in the U.S. dollar, which has been under pressure since the Federal Reserve released comments on its outlook for interest rates last week, has provided a boost to commodity prices. On Wednesday, the price of oil jumped 2 percent and the bullion price gained 0.5 ...
Wall St drifts lower; Google buoys Nasdaq NEW YORK: US stocks drifted lower on Tuesday, as equities kept in a tight range that corresponded with currency fluctuations as traders focused on the dollar's strength and its possible effect on corporate earnings.Declines on the Nasdaq were held in check by a boost from Google, up 2.3 percent to $578.24.Morgan Stanley's chief financial officer is leaving the bank to join Google. Data from home sales to inflation and manufacturing indicated the US economy remains ...
Wall St ends lower for 2nd straight day NEW YORK: US stocks fell for a second straight session on Tuesday with equities keeping in a tight range as traders focused on the dollar's strength and its possible effect on corporate earnings. Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average fell 103.43 points, or 0.57 percent, to 18,012.61, the S&P 500 lost 12.83 points, or 0.61 percent, to 2,091.59 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 16.25 points, or 0.32 percent, to 4,994.73. ...
TSX climbs as energy, financial sectors gain TORONTO: Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday as strength in energy and financial shares helped offset sluggish economic data from China.A private survey showed that China's factory sector activity fell to its lowest in 11 months in March.Commodity prices have been rebounding over the past week, buoyed by a weaker U.S. dollar, since the Federal Reserve's comments on plans to raise interest rates was less hawkish than many had expected. The price of U.S. ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,976.31 1.49
Arrow Nasdaq 4,947.44 1.15
Arrow S&P 2,081.24 1.22
Arrow FTSE 6,891.43 0.53
Arrow DAX 12,086.01 1.83
Arrow CAC-40 5,083.52 0.98
Arrow Nikkei 19,411.40 0.65
Arrow H.Seng 24,855.12 1.51
Arrow Sensex 27,975.68 1.88

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