Wall Street

Wall Street points lower after sixth straight weekly decline 

Last week, US benchmarks logged their sixth straight weekly drop, the longest such streak since 2011.

published on : 16th May 2022

Asian stocks rise as Ukraine peace talks appear to progress

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday as talks on ending Russia's war on Ukraine appeared to make progress.

published on : 30th March 2022

Asian shares rise after Wall Street rally led by technology companies

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was set to make a much anticipated online speech in Japan's parliament.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Asian shares retreat as oil climbs back above USD 100 per barrel

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Friday after Wall Street extended a rally into a third day and oil prices pushed higher, surpassing $105 per barrel.

published on : 18th March 2022

Asian markets track Wall St rally as traders weigh Russia sanctions

Joe Biden's decision to not cut oil exports provided a big boost to Wall Street, where all three main indexes surged from deep in the red to end Feb 24 on a note

published on : 25th February 2022

California accuses Tesla of racial discrimination in lawsuit

In recent years, Tesla has been hit with numerous allegations by former workers of sexual harassment and racial discrimination at the Fremont plant.

published on : 11th February 2022

Wall Street Journal hit by cyberattack linked to China

News Corp, the news publishing empire owned by Rupert Murdoch, was the target of a cyberattack that hacked the email accounts of journalists and others at the company.

published on : 5th February 2022

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street falls on rate hike worries

Investors were rattled after notes from the latest Fed meeting showed the U.S. job market is healthy enough to no longer need ultra-low interest rates and other stimulus.

published on : 10th January 2022

Global stocks higher after Wall Street ends 2021 with big gain

Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index slipped Friday amid lingering worries about the coronavirus’s omicron variant but ended 2021 with an annual gain of 26.9 per cent.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Global stocks fall on virus concern, tighter Fed policy

The spread of the omicron variant has fueled fears that renewed curbs on business and travel might worsen supply chain disruptions and boost inflation.

published on : 20th December 2021

BuzzFeed to go public after raising less money than expected

Buzzfeed's public listing comes just days after employees at the news arm staged a 24-hour walkout protesting the company’s failure to offer certain contract conditions.

published on : 4th December 2021

Oil prices sink more than 1 per cent amid global market plunge, US output spree

Brent crude oil futures were at $66.88 per barrel at 0236 GMT, down 74 cents, or 1.1 percent, from the previous close and more than $4 below their high point for 2018, hit last month.

published on : 6th February 2018

Wealthy financiers could gain from Trump's proposed tax cut for small businesses

Trump called for a new "pass-through" tax rate of 25 percent that could mean big savings for owners of sole proprietorships and partnerships.

published on : 28th September 2017